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Georgian Britain Resources at the British Library online

Georgian Britain Resources at the British Library online

Window tax receipt, dated 25 March 1755. The window tax, based on the number of windows in a house, was first introduced in 1696 by William III to...

The National Archives -- Window tax receipt, dated 25 March The window tax, based on the number of windows in a house, was first introduced in

Two washerwomen, one of the sketches made in Edinburgh and the neighbourhood after the rebellion of 1745. Paul Sandby , British, 1730-1809 Pen and black ink and grey wash, over graphite

Two washerwomen, by Paul Sandby. One of his "Figure sketches made in Edinburgh and the neighbourhood after the rebellion of Women -- Clothing & dress -- -- Scotland.

Portrait of Mrs Maltby; whole-length standing wearing apron and holding mop which is immersed in bucket at her feet, looking to front Watercolour over graphite

Portrait of Mrs Maltby; whole-length standing wearing apron and holding mop which is immersed in bucket at her feet, looking to front Watercolour over graphite

The Lovers Two lovers sitting under a tree, the woman with her hair dressed very high, holding a fan, with the man embracing her around the waist, his head on her shoulder; landscape with a river and a large house in the background to right. 1786 Hand-coloured mezzotint with some etching © The Trustees of the British Museum 2010,7081.1275

1786 Hand-coloured mezzotint with some etching © The Trustees of the British Museum

When was the London season? by Rachel Knowles (Image is A Drawing Room at St James' Palace from The Microcosm of London (1808-10)

When was the London season?

When was the London season? by Rachel Knowles (Image is A Drawing Room at St James' Palace from The Microcosm of London (1808-10)

Possible portrait of Charlotte Hayes

The Mysterious Marriages of Thomas Nelson

The Mysterious Marriages of Thomas Nelson, via All Things Georgian. Possible portrait of Charlotte Hayes.

© The Trustees of the British Museum  The Stamford dandy or a modern Peeping Tom, 1819  Hand-coloured etching

© The Trustees of the British Museum The Stamford dandy or a modern Peeping Tom, 1819 Hand-coloured etching

The rise and fall go Bagnigge Wells- popular Georgian watering hole. Blog post by Georgian Gent Mike Rendell.

Stylish: The images on show include this period illustration detailing the lavish dress of Georgian men and women

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