The Furniture History Society has been promoting the study of furniture and historic interiors for 50 years now, and on Thursday, June 5, the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Fiona Woolf CBE, in her capacity as a member of the society, is hosting a champagne reception at Mansion House.
The celebration is to boost the society's 50th anniversary
appeal, raising funds to support research and publications on
This special party is sponsored by art dealers Apter-Fredericks,
H.Blairman & Sons Ltd, Giles Ellwood, Pelham Galleries, Philip
Hewat-Jaboor and Ronald Phillips Ltd.
Ticket holders will see furniture including the famous Nile
suite, made in 1803 to commemorate Nelson's victory at the Battle
of the Nile (1798), and Dutch Old Master pictures bequeathed in
1987 by Lord (Harold) Samuel of Wych Cross.
The event runs from 6-8pm.
Tickets for members and non-members, including champagne, drinks
and canapés, are £50 each, or £40 each for two or more, and are
available from firstname.lastname@example.org or at 07775
Members can also book through The Furniture History Society's
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