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Regency Structures: The Burlington Arcade

The Burlington Arcade is a covered shopping arcade in London that runs behind Bond Street from Piccadilly through to Burlington Gardens. It is one of the precursors of the mid-19th-century European shopping gallery and the modern shopping centre. The Burlington … Continue reading

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Regency Era Lexicon – And Then There Was “B”

Regency Era Lexicon  Backboards – stiff, straight boards, strapped to a young lady’s back, to improve her posture Bailey – the outside wall of a fortress or castle; the Old Bailey was the main criminal court in London Ballast lighter … Continue reading

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