An English Regency
period mahogany reading table with one from a pair of Chinese 19th century tall yoke-back armchairs in a classic Ming design PICTURE: WR.
SISTERS OF FORTUNE: AMERICA'S CATON SISTERS AT HOME AND ABROAD tells the story of four American sisters who entered the high levels of English Regency
society decades before the more publicized Dollar Princesses of Victorian times.
An outstanding example of the elegant English Regency
style, the house was designed by notable Atlanta architect Philip Trammell Shutze in 1929 for May Patterson Goodrum.
In the garden room, an Indian bronze from a temple sits alongside an English Regency
table from 1820.
BESPOKE BRITISH is the language here, with uncommonly good formal reproductions from English Regency
to Art Deco.
The term is popular but is actually a misnomer, as the actual English Regency
(the future George IV ruling on behalf of mad King George III) lasted from 1810 until 1820.
After brunch, hop on a free tram ride to visit the poinsettia gallery at Boddy House, a 1937 English Regency
mansion where holiday refreshments will be served.
They include items such as old master paintings, contemporary masters, English and French 18th Century furniture, English Regency
silver, English and Continental books, European 19th Century and 20th Century sculpture.
Expenditure on development was small, but a style based on English Regency
and Georgian architecture established itself in Cape Town, while a modified English vernacular tradition was implanted in the Eastern Cape where about 4000 British immigrants were settled in 1820 in an effort to stabilise the troubled frontier.
During the "Three Times the Charm" gala guests previewed three recently completed elegant residences designed in distinctive English regency
architecture reminiscent of the original Regent's Park, one of London's grandest parks and elite residential districts.
The facsimile of Napoleon's bed sits in a room hung with fine English Regency
portraits, led by a portrait of a lady by Sir Thomas Lawrence.
Reflecting 18th century Britain and English Regency
Style of early 19th