Geffrye Museum

1pt.gif (86 bytes)The Geffrye is the only museum in the UK to specialize in the domestic interiors of the urban middle classes. The displays span from 1600 to the present day, forming a sequence of period rooms which capture the nature of English interior style.
1pt.gif (86 bytes)The creation of garden rooms at a museum specializing in domestic interiors underscores the many links between garden design and the other decorative arts, and highlights the role of the garden in domestic life.
1pt.gif (86 bytes)The setting is in the former almshouses of the Ironmonger's Company, and is an 18th century building. I have included a picture of the back of the clock, where there is a bell that still rings the time. Two are part of the gardens and the last one is the crypt of Sir Robert Geffery (spelling correct as on marker) who was once the Mayor of London and died in 1703.

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