ANTIQUE ADVENTURES OF WILLIAMSBURG VISITED THE VIGINIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY EXHIBITION OF CLOTHING WORN ON THE TELEVISION DRAMA, DOWNTON ABBY & TOURED AGECROFT HALL.

Pictured are the members of Antique Adventures of Williamsburg who enjoyed the tour of "DRESSING DOWNTON, Changing Fashion for Changing Times," an exhibition at The Virginia Historical Society in Richmond of 40 period costumes and accessories that chronicle and illustrate the changing fashion after World War I. The clothing was worn by the actors depicting the aristocratic inhabitants and their servants in the television drama, Downton Abby. The group also visited Agecroft Hall, a 15th century Tudor style home which in 1925 had fallen into disrepair in Lancashire, England. The 500-year-old home was sold at auction to Thomas C. Williams who had it dismantled, crafted, shipped from England and reassembled on the banks of the James River. Some of the beautiful handcrafted furniture in the home is 500 years old. Lunch was at The Museum of Fine Arts, where there was time to visit some of the exhibits.

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