YouTube: Georgian Gentleman

March 15, 2014 at 6:53 pm (books, diaries, entertainment, london's landscape) (, , , , )

If you’ve read Mike Rendell‘s book, The Journal of a Georgian Gentleman, you’ll want to watch this excellent talk presented at Gresham College:


And if you don’t yet have Mike’s book, the talk will have you running out to get it! The link is at the bottom of his “talks” page, or go direct to YouTube (51 minutes); alas the question & answer period was cut from the video.

Nice section on Astley’s Circus; Richard Hall — the “Georgian Gentleman” — even retained a handbill for it:

astleys handbill

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