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Laundry in Georgian House

Laundry in Georgian House

Description:

Photograph showing laundry in Georgian House, Bristol completed in 1791.Photograph shows box mangle in front, rocker washer to left, sink and pump on the left.Wash boilers in background.The house was built and owned by sugar merchant John Pinney.

Creator: Elizabeth Rhodes/Roger Vaughn

Date: 2003

Copyright: Elizabeth Rhodes

Kitchen in Georgian House

Kitchen in Georgian House

Description:

Photograph of the kitchen in the Georgian House, Great George Street,Bristol,completed in 1791.Photograph shows central fireplace and Dutch oven behind chair.The house was built and owned by sugar merchant John Pinney.

Creator: Elizabeth Rhodes/Roger Vaughn

Date: 2003

Copyright: Elizabeth Rhodes

Bedroom in Georgian House

Bedroom in Georgian House

Description:

Photograph of one of the bedrooms in the Georgian House, Great George Street,Bristol completed in 1791.Photograph shows the four poster bed and cradle with painting on right. The house was built and owned by sugar merchant John Pinney.

Creator: Elizabeth Rhodes/Roger Vaughn

Date: 2003

Copyright: Elizabeth Rhodes

Georgian House Library with actor

Georgian House Library with actor

Description:

Photograph of the library inside the Georgian House Museum in Bristol. An actor from Living History is seen here playing the part of John Pinney, a plantation owner and sugar merchant who built and lived in the house. Actors are used by the Georgian House Museum to reinact scenes from Georgian Bristol.

Photograph taken by Elizabeth Rhodes in 2003.

Creator: Elizabeth Rhodes

Date: 2003

Copyright: Elizabeth Rhodes

Study in Georgian House

Study in Georgian House

Description:

Photograph of study in Georgian House, Bristol completed in 1791.Photograph shows central fireplace, bookcases to right and left, chair and table.The house was built and owned by sugar merchant John Pinney.

Creator: Elizabeth Rhodes/Roger Vaughn

Date: 2003

Copyright: Elizabeth Rhodes

Dining room in Georgian House

Dining room in Georgian House

Description:

Photograph of dining room in the Georgian House, Great George Street, Bristol completed in 1791.Photograph shows central fireplace, table in front, chandelier and mirror.The house was built and owned by sugar merchant John Pinney.

Creator: Elizabeth Rhodes/Roger Vaughn

Date: 2003

Copyright: Elizabeth Rhodes

Drawing room in Georgian House

Drawing room in Georgian House

Description:

Photograph of drawing room in Georgian House,Great George Street, Bristol completed in 1791.Photograph shows central fireplace, gaming table to the left and tea caddy on table to the right.The house was built and owned by sugar merchant John Pinney.

Creator: Elizabeth Rhodes/Roger Vaughn

Date: 2003

Copyright: Elizabeth Rhodes

Georgian House, Bristol

Georgian House, Bristol

Description:

The Georgian House, Great George Street, Bristol. Former home of John Pinney, a sugar merchant and Caribbean plantation owner. The slave Pero Jones, Pinney’s manservant, also lived here. The building was completed in 1791. Today it is a period house museum.

Creator: Elizabeth Rhodes/Roger Vaughn

Date: 2003

Copyright: Elizabeth Rhodes

Larder with sugar loaf

Georgian period larder

Description:

Photograph of a Georgian larder. This larder is in the Georgian House, Great George Street, Bristol, which was the former home of sugar merchant and plantation owner, John Pinney. The house is now a museum. The photograph shows a white sugar loaf in the centre and various domestic items of stoneware, copper and glass.Sugar produced by slaves on the Caribbean plantations was processed in Bristol.The finished product was a large crystalised loaf in the shape of a cone.

Creator: Elizabeth Rhodes/Roger Vaughn

Date: 2003

Copyright: Elizabeth Rhodes

Plan of Bristol, the Mayors Calendar

A plan of Bristol

Description:

Plan of Bristol from the Mayors Calendar, late 15th century.The Mayors Calendar is a manuscript book, compiled by the mayor of Bristols assistant, Robert Ricart. The book gives an account of the history of England and in particular, the story of the foundation of Bristol by the heroes Brennus and Belinus, characters from Roman mythical stories.

Creator: Robert Ricart

Date: 15th century

Copyright: Copyright BCC Record Office

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