Country Life

Pick of the week

The one fair that I got to after March last year was the postponed Petworth Park.), among them first-timers from September, such as Timothy Millett with historical medals and Jenna Burlingham with Modern British artists. Christopher Clarke of Stow-on-the-Wold will make a first appearance, bringing campaign furniture and equipment, including an intriguing rarity-if not already sold in the gallery's current online exhibition (). This is a collapsible paper travel lantern () with hardwood, perhaps hawthorn or apple, top and base. The treen authority Edward Pinto wrote that ‘Survivals are extremely rare, understandably as they must have constituted an exceptional fire-risk'. It is not known where or when this was made, but the Napoleonic period is plausible.

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