More from Christina Faraday
Quarrelling Artisans at Whitehall Banqueting House
The court performances of the early seventeenth century presented an image of perfect political harmony; but backstage the reality was very different.
Merlin’s Mechanical Museum at 11 Prince’s Street, Hanover Square
From a mechanical garden to an automatic tea-table, in the late eighteenth century you were bound to find something extraordinary at Merlin’s Museum of Mechanical Amusements.