Monthly Archives: January 2015

Old Riding Schools

This fascinating advert appears in the Bath Directory of 1846 : It reads : “CARTER’S Riding School, Livery & Commission Stables, Top of Russell Street, Bath Ladies & Gentlemen taught the Polite Art of Riding by an Experienced Master Horses … Continue reading

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Stirrups, Shells and Shipwrecks

A maritime exhibition in a museum of archaeology might not be the most obvious place to find a silver stirrup. However this was part of the exhibition of maritime archaeology at Lisbon’s Archaeological Museum It is catalogued as a silver … Continue reading

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