Historic Furnishing

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Duke of Wellington Armchair

By |2018-11-26T14:02:47+00:00June 3rd, 2015|Categories: Historic Furnishing, Museum Projects|

This month marks the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo and to mark the occasion, English Heritage commissioned The Textile Conservancy to conserve the cover of the Duke of Wellington's armchair from Walmer Castle, Kent. The chair is of particular importance as, in September 1852, the Iron Duke was sitting in it when he died. The [...]