Category Archives: LASSCO Press Office
16 June 2023
Brunswick House remembers the death in battle of the Duke of Brunswick at Quatre Bras on the 6th of June, 1815.
20 January 2023
LASSCO has acquired a framed set of late Victorian and Edwardian caricature portraits from the original Vanity Fair, 1868-1914, depicting a range of figures from the world of art, politics, industry and law. The original Vanity Fair was a weekly society magazine first issued by Thomas Gibson Bowles in 1868. It aimed to capture and...
28 October 2022
The Brunswick House Institute & Club was established at Vauxhall in the early years of Queen Victoria’s reign for the improvement and benefit of the locomotive drivers of the London and South Western Railway which, at that time, terminated here at Nine Elms. Soon after LASSCO arrived at the Old House the last secretary, long...
4 September 2020
“There is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither hid, that shall not be known.”
28 April 2020
JAMES MORTIMER 23rd October 1930 – 20th April 2020 A long standing friend of LASSCO, we first got to know James when he came to St Michael’s Shoreditch to take some snaps for a John Diamond piece for the Sunday Times in the late 1970s. Immediately we warmed to him – a ‘bon viveur’, a ‘roue’,...
13 May 2019
As so often here at Brunswick House, an upcoming event of ineffable modernity reminds us of things past – usually more decorous.
28 September 2018
LASSCO is having a clearance sale of remaindered batches of reclaimed flooring. Individual batches in a range of timbers are ‘priced-to-clear’.
12 July 2018
On 18th July we welcome Stephen Calloway for his talk ‘Inside – Outside; the Architectural Interior’. Ranging widely in time and location Stephen will consider the long and varied use of ‘outside’ architectural motifs in interiors ranging from the magnificent to the mad. Architects, designers and decorators have long seen the repertoire of architectural forms...
18 May 2018
On Wednesday the 23rd May we welcome Jeremy Musson who will examine the work and legacy of Robert Adam in his lecture ‘Adam and the Art of Elegance’.
3 May 2018
One night, 106 years ago, a small cluster of men with a lifting derrick, ropes, block & tackle and muscle-power would have been seen in a wooded glade on the western bank of The Serpentine in Kensington Gardens. After darkness had fallen, at some point, their work completed, they would have slipped away; what they...
8 March 2018
LASSCO has salvaged a large stock of Edwardian Baltic Pine from a site with a history stretching back to 200 A.D.
10 January 2018
LASSCO has salvaged a number of interesting items from the prominent former Bankside office, Sea Containers House, designed by Warren Platner.