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Tunbridge Ware Writing Folio of Penshurst Place by Henry Hollamby c1880

Heading : Tunbridge Ware Penshurst Place writing folio by Henry Hollamby c1880
Date : c1880
Period : Victoria
Origin : Royal Tubridge Wells England

Decoration : Central mosaic panel depicting Penshurst Place within a floral border
Size :  Length 25cm, width 19.5cm
Condition : Ink stains to interior, leather spine has cracking, interior binding taped
Restoration : Professionally polished
Weight :  366 grams 

Tunbridge Ware became synonymous with the spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells in the 19th century as wealthy tourists flocked to take the waters, promenade along The Walks, now known as The Pantiles, and enjoy the local sights.  The intricate tesserae designs became more and more elaborate and manufacturers such as Thomas Barton, Edmund Nye and Henry Hollamby applied them to every manner of usable and attractive objects.

This rosewood writing folio has a view of Penshurst Place on the cover and was made in the factory of Henry Hollamby.



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