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A mourning plaque, circa 1820s The gold-bordered black enamelled plaque, with ciphers and obituary dates for George III and Queen Charlotte, two enamelled crowns and two plaited hair compartments, the reverse engraved "Lord Byron" above crossed laurel leaves, later bow brooch fitting, dimensions 5.3cm x 3.7cm


Sammy Davis Jr. (1925-1990) - American entertainer, dancer, singer, actor of stage and screen, musician, impressionist noted for his impersonations of actors, musicians and other celebrities. Photo by Clive Arrowsmith, 1973


Celebrity Deaths in 2014- Dave Madden- The Partridge Family star died Jan. 16 at 82 of died of congestive heart and kidney failure. The Canadian-born actor, who played the family's harried band manager on the '70s TV series, also had a recurring role on Alice and lent his voice to the film Charlotte's Web.

from Jane Austen's World

The Obituary of Charlotte Collins by Andrew Capes