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Mrs Hurst dancing, and other scenes from Regency life, 1812-1823

by Diana Sperling

  • 144 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Country life -- England -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works,
    • Regency -- England -- Pictorial works,
    • England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Pictorial works

    • Edition Notes

      Statementwatercolours by Diana Sperling ; text by Gordon Mingay.
      ContributionsMingay, G. E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA521 .S63 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 70 p., [70] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3517805M
      ISBN 100575030356
      LC Control Number82101095

      The information they contain tell us so much about life in earlier times. Not only do they tell us what people ate and how their food was prepared, they contain information about medicine, sanitary concerns and other things. For some time, I have wanted a copy of that stalwart of the Victorian home, MRS BEETON’S BOOK OF HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT. My copy of Mrs Hurst Dancing & Other Scenes from Regency Life This is a collection of watercolor paintings by a young woman named Diana Sperling, with text by Gordon Mingay and a foreward by Elizabeth Longford. Diana was clearly one of those accomplished young ladies one reads about in Jane Austen, and Regency novels in general.

      From Mrs. Hurst Dancing And Other Scenes from Regency Life The outfit worn by women on horseback is called a riding habit. It was not a split skirt, as is generally thought, but a gown very much in keeping with contemporary fashion.   A young Regency era woman named Diana Sperling produced a series of delightful watercolors from her family’s life, and they’ve been collected into a book called Mrs. Hurst Dancing & Other Scenes from Regency Life One of the book’s most intriguing watercolors depicts Diana and others receiving electric shocks from her cousin.

        My copy of Mrs Hurst Dancing & Other Scenes from Regency Life Mrs. Hurst Dancing and Other Scenes from Regency Life watercolors by Diana Sperling, text by Gordon Mingay, London, Victor Gollancz, Ltd. The Diary of Frances Lady Shelley by Frances Lady Shelley, edited by her grandson Richard Edgcumbe, New .


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Get this from a library. Mrs Hurst dancing, and other scenes from Regency life, [Diana Sperling; G E Mingay]. I couldn’t believe it when I saw the cover. There in my hands was a book I’d never heard of called (now that my brain bothered to read the subtitle) ‘Mrs Hurst Dancing & Other Scenes From Regency Life Watercolours by Diana Sperling ’ I held my breath as I opened the cover to find the penciled price.

It was only £6. I couldn’t believe it when I saw the cover. There in my hands was a book I’d never heard of called (now that my brain bothered to read the subtitle) ‘Mrs Hurst Dancing & Other Scenes From Regency Life Watercolours by Diana Sperling I held my breath as I opened the cover to find the penciled price.

It was only £6. For my next (and possibly last) Austen in August contribution, I wanted to let readers know about a lovely book I chanced upon through this post at Charlotte’s Library: Mrs Hurst Dancing and Other Scenes from Regency Life, (Victor Gollancz, ).

This reproduction of two volumes of sketchbooks by a young lady of Jane Austen’s era provides an unusual glimpse into the daily life. The full title of this book is Mrs Hurst Dancing & Other Scenes from Regency Life – I stumbled across it in my local library and was immediately enchanted.

This volume contains full-size reproductions of a number of watercolor sketches made by a young woman called Diana Sperling during the years of the Regency and just beyond. Seventy illustrations faithfully reproduced (even the exact size) from Diana Sperling's sketchbook painted between the years and Each endearing scene is accompanied by modern text on the opposing page.

You'll love this collection. Foreword by Elizabeth Longford. Like new but jacket is. 'Mrs Hurst Dancing and Other Scenes From Regency Life ' This book based on delightful paintings by Diana Sperling.

The paintings were produced from her sketchbook. Henry Grace Sperling, who married Mary, the daughter of Joseph Wilson is shown in one of the paintings.

Diana and her family lived at Dynes Hall, near Halstead in Essex. I couldn’t believe it when I saw the cover. There in my hands was a book I’d never heard of called (now that my brain bothered to read the subtitle) ‘Mrs Hurst Dancing & Other Scenes From Regency Life Watercolours by Diana Sperling I held my breath as I.

Nonfiction Books on the Georgian and Regency eras Mrs. Hurst Dancing: And Other Scenes From Regency Life, by. Diana Sperling. avg rating — 35 ratings. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book).

Details *. My copy of Mrs Hurst Dancing & Other Scenes from Regency Life This is a collection of watercolor paintings by a young woman named Diana Sperling, with text by Gordon Mingay and a foreward by Elizabeth Longford. Diana was clearly one of those accomplished young ladies one reads about in Jane Austen, and Regency novels in general.

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MRS HURST DANCING & Other Scenes from Regency Life is a collection of sketches made by a young woman named Diana Sperling living with her family at Dynes Hall in Essex. She was the daughter of John Sperling and his wife Harriet Rochfort.

The Sperling family was well-to-do, having made money in the fur trade, but were gentry by Diana’s time. A Regency Sketchbook: Mrs Hurst Dancing Posted Aug by Lory in events, reviews / 8 Comments For my next (and possibly last) Austen in August contribution, I wanted to let readers know about a lovely book I chanced upon through this post at Charlotte’s Library: Mrs Hurst Dancing and Other Scenes from Regency Life, (Victor.

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A young Regency era woman named Diana Sperling produced a series of delightful watercolors from her family’s life, and they’ve been collected into a book called Mrs. Hurst Dancing & Other Scenes from Regency Life One of the book’s most intriguing watercolors depicts Diana and others receiving electric shocks from her cousin.Miss Sperling's mother shows her son a dance step or two, while the Mrs.

Hurst of the title's Mrs Hurst Dancing and Other Scenes from Regency Life is seen scampering about merrily, without a partner. Elizabeth Longford, in the book's foreword, calls these activities "home-made happiness."File Size: KB.- Explore e's board "Diana Sperling, watercolor" on Pinterest.

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