The story that unfolded in these letters is one of elopement, fraud, betrayal, love, loss and courage and they reveal the attempt and ultimate success of a Lincolnshire family in establishing plantations in South Carolina in the first half of the 18th century.
For costumiers, the list of goods Elizabeth Hyrne sent from South Carolina back to her brother, Burrell Hyrne, in England, which she says ‘will sell well here’ might be of interest.
This is Pauline Loven's blog about making period costumes for film, museums and sometimes just for sheer pleasure! It includes museum research and work on original garments as well as my own costume re-creations.
Pauline is the costumier for Crow's Eye Productions film company,
The short film we made based on the images in the Luttrell Psalter can now be viewed online free: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0AnUM1tt54. The plainsong which begins the film is from the Psalter and was recodred in Irnham Church, the estate of Sir Geoffrey and original home of the Luttrell Psalter.