treen literally 'of a tree' is a generic name for small handmade functional objects made of wood.treen is distinct from furniture, such as chairs, and cabinetry, as well as clocks and cupboards. before the late 17th century, when silver, pewter, and ceramics were introduced for tableware, most small items, boxes and tableware were carved from wood.
a swagger stick is a short stick or riding crop usually carried by a uniformed person as a symbol of authority. a swagger stick is shorter than a staff or cane, and is usually made from rattan.its use derives from the vine staff carried by roman centurions as an emblem of office.
beverley is a historic market town, civil parish and the county town of the east riding of yorkshire, england. the town is known for beverley minster, beverley westwood, north bar a 15th-century gate and beverley racecourse. it inspired the naming of the city of beverly, massachusetts, which in turn was the impetus for beverly hills, california.
great wakering is a village in essex, england.the nearest large town is southend, which is approximately four miles to the west.public transport to the village is via a bus service from southend, and the village is well served with several historic public houses, a primary school, a co-operative supermarket, post office, hairdresser's and several small and characterful village shops.
claud butler 14 july 1903 – 2 november 1978 was a london-based bicycle dealer and frame-builder, who from 1928 created a chain of bicycle-retail shops in london and the midlands. his company was one of the most successful of the inter-war era but failed after world war ii and the resultant boom in motor buses and motor cars.the claud butler brand was bought from the receivers by other .
hastings old town is an area in hastings, england roughly corresponding to the extent of the town prior to the nineteenth century. it lies mainly within the eastern-most valley of the current town. the shingle beach known as the stade the old saxon term meaning 'landing place' is home to the biggest beach-launched fishing fleet in britain.. many events take place every year in the old town .
devizes / d ɪ ˈ v aɪ z ɪ z / is a market town and civil parish in the centre of wiltshire, england.it developed around devizes castle, an 11th-century norman castle, and received a charter in 1141 permitting regular markets, which are held weekly in an open market place. the castle was besieged during the anarchy, a 12th-century civil war between stephen of england and empress matilda, and .
jade refers to an ornamental mineral, mostly known for its green varieties. it can refer to either of two different minerals: nephrite, a silicate of calcium and magnesium, or jadeite, a silicate of sodium and aluminium. jade is featured prominently in asian art, but also has an important place in many other cultures.
verd antique obsolete french, from italian, verde antico, 'ancient green' , also called verde antique, marmor thessalicum, or ophite, is a serpentinite breccia popular since ancient times as a decorative facing stone. it is a dark, dull green, white-mottled or white-veined serpentine, mixed with calcite, dolomite, or magnesite, which takes a high polish.
joseph mallord william turner was born on 23 april 1775 and baptised on 14 may. he was born in maiden lane, covent garden, in london, england. his father, william turner 1745 – 21 september 1829 , was a barber and wig maker. his mother, mary marshall, came from a family of butchers. a younger sister, mary ann, was born in september 1778 but died in august 1783.