Textile design, by Anna Maria Garthwaite. Spitalfields, London, 18th century

Image of textile design, by anna maria garthwaite. spitalfields, london, century by V&A Images

56 Artillery Lane, one of London oldest shop fronts. Owned in the 1750s by Nicholas Jourdain, Huguenot Silk Mercer and Director of the French Hospital. I carried out the paint analysis on the interior and exterior http://patrickbaty.co.uk/2010/11/26/artillery-lane/

56 Artillery Lane, one of London oldest shop fronts. Owned in the by Nicholas Jourdain, Huguenot Silk Mercer and Director of the French Hospital.

Textile design, by Anna Maria Garthwaite (1690-1763). Watercolour. Spitalfields, London, c.1751.

Image of textile design, by anna maria garthwaite. spitalfields, london, century by V&A Images

French Huguenot Cross

Die kruis is gedra deur Franse Hugenote as 'n simbool van hul protestantse geloof. Die simboliek is veral mooi, in tye van vervolging is die duif vervang om 'n traandruppel te simboliseer.

work of patriot-silversmith Paul Revere, a craft learned from his father, the French Huguenot silversmith Apollos Rivoire, also known as Paul Revere, Sr.

Tea Urn

Neoclassic style sterling silver hot-water urn with ivory spigot and claw and ball feet by Paul Revere, Boston, ca. 1791 (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

The wooden spools that you see hanging in the streets of Spitalfields indicate houses where Huguenots once resided. These symbols were put there in 1985, commemorating the tercentenary of the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes which brought the Huguenots to London and introduced the word ‘refugee’ to the English language.

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

Antique French Silver Religious Huguenot Cross pendant - Vintage Jewelry Protestant from France

Antique French Silver Religious Huguenot Cross pendant - Vintage Jewelry Protestant from France

A pair of George II silver sauce boats, Paul Crespin, London, 1752  Sotheby's sold for 55,250 GBP  Paul Crespin was a French/English Huguenot

A pair of George II silver sauce boats, Paul Crespin, London, 1752 Sotheby's sold for GBP Paul Crespin was a French/English Huguenot

Large Wine cistern, 1709–10 By Huguenot Silvesmith Lewis Mettayer (London, active 1700–1735, died 1740)

Large Wine cistern, By Huguenot Silvesmith Lewis Mettayer (London, active died

Beautiful fanlight with candle holder - creepy door-knocker.  Huguenot house #London #Spitalfields

Beautiful fanlight detail from one of the 'Huguenot' houses of London's East End. This one even accommodates a candle to illuminate the entrance. Check out also the roof tops of the houses opposite, reflected in the glazed panels.

One feature of the Huguenot movement in France was that it included an extremely large proportion of artisans and craftsmen. This worked do France's disadvantage when Huguenots were forced out of the country before and after the 1685 Revocation of the Edict of Nantes (ie., Huguenot Diaspora). But it was to the advantage of the rest of the world wherever Huguenots settled and brought their talents and skills

One feature of the Huguenot movement in France was that it included an extremely large proportion of artisans and craftsmen. This worked do France's disadvantage when Huguenots were forced out of the country before and after the 1685 Revocation of the Edict of Nantes (ie., Huguenot Diaspora). But it was to the advantage of the rest of the world wherever Huguenots settled and brought their talents and skills

Sterling Silver French Protestant Huguenot by ChuckNortonDesigns

Sterling Silver French Protestant Huguenot Cross Dangle Earrings

Dangle Huguenot Cross earrings in sterling silver on French earwires.

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