REGISTER FOR YOUR FREE TICKETS – LAST CHANCE!
The Old House Show, run by SPAB in partnership with Period Living invites anyone interested in attending to register free online to save time on arrival
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A privileged behind the scenes opportunity to see the wallpapers at National Trust property Ightham Mote, including Chinese export, Gothic, leatherpaper and more, tour of wallpapers on the walls and in store.
Tuesday 30th October 2018. Booking information here.
The wallpapers produced by leading London firms of the eighteenth-century are explored in this new book which shows how they found their way not only onto the walls of houses in London and in the country but across the globe- to the Eastern seaboard of America, to Quebec City and to Oslo where an a Anglophile… Continue reading
The Wall As Bestiary: Whether tame or wild, domesticated or dangerous, animals have fascinated humankind since prehistoric times. Animals’ status has evolved but they have always been reproduced in the decorative arts, and often in wallpaper. People of the 18th century were fascinated by birds; people of the 19th century made abundant use of the fabulous creatures of the ancient… Continue reading
We’re happy to announce that we can now offer Joint Membership for two people at the same address
Charged at 30.00 per year, Joint Membership entitles you to receive by post one copy of our publications, while two people – including either named Member – will be entitled to take part in WHS events where the member rate applies
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Yes! I would like the Wallpaper History Society to reclaim the tax on this and all other eligible donations or membership subscriptions that I may make in the future or have made in the past 4 years. I understand that I need to pay enough Income Tax or Capital Gains Tax in each tax year to cover the Gift… Continue reading
Dear WHS members,
A smashing new book on Chinese wallpapers by Emile de Bruijn, has just been published, and we have managed to negotiate a 30% discount for WHS members. There is much new research with many fabulous illustrations. Please cut and paste the link below into your browser to find out more about the book:
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On a sunny Saturday morning in March a group of Wallpaper History Society members gathered at Cavendish Hall, Thurston in rural Suffolk. We were there at the kind invitation of Philip Aitken, architect, Historic Building Consultant – and wallpaper enthusiast. Phillip has a collection of over 700 wallpapers; the earliest made during the opening decades of the 18th century and… Continue reading