The Dining Room was a formal, masculine chamber used for entertaining guests. Sober in style, it was a symbol of the host’s status.

– Dessert was the high point of an elaborate Georgian dinner with expensive confectionery, displayed here on a fine CHAMBERLAIN WORCESTER DESSERT SERVICE.

– FAMILY PORTRAITS and SILVERWARE made a statement about lineage and pedigree.

– The English LEATHER FOLDING SCREEN concealed a chamber pot – Georgian gentlemen did not leave the room to relieve themselves