Cabinet on stand, detail
Cabinet on a stand with engraved veneered ebony doors, internal doors and cupboards with fruitwood and ivory marquetry, with later brass fittings, made in Paris and bought by Mary in 1652 for her husband John Evelyn. Date: 1652
© The Geffrye Museum of the Home / Mary Evans Picture Library
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Maskelyne and Devant performing trick 1906
A trick without a title, Maskelyne and Devant stage magicians are offering 50 for the best title for their trick. In the course of the trick a man is bound to an iron frame in such a way that he cannot move his hands, body or legs. He is put into a cupboard, which is hoisted up clear of the stage. The doors of the cupboard are then closed. When they are opened, something has happened buy Messrs. Maskelyne and Devant wish to keep the climax of the trick as a surprice to their audience.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Advert for Maple & Co drawing-room suite 1880
Victorian Vicarage ebonized drawing-room suite consisting of 6 chairs 2 easy chairs with loose seats covered in silk plush, handsome cabinet with 2 bevelled and decortaed panel on cupboard doors, also centre table.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
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