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Downton Abbey: Mrs Hughes’ Pullman Lamp

Brass tripod Pullman lamp on Mrs Hughes table

If you ever wondered about the lamp on the table in Mrs Hughes sitting room you may be interested to know that it is a called a Pullman lamp. Pullman lamps were commonly seen on Pullman railway carriages in in the Edwardian era. The picture on the right above is an example of a similar brass tripod Pullman table lamp and is an original antique from the era . I see more like it on eBay occasionally. Click here to see the current selection.

Downton Abbey Style Finds

Vintage Desktop Calendar and Ink stand
Vintage Desktop Calendar and Ink stand

A vintage Desktop Calendar and Ink stand found on eBay.com remind me of the downstairs scenes of Mrs Hughes at her desk in her sitting room on Downton Abbey. A similar framed silhouette was seen on her wall in the early seasons.

Downton Abbey: Mrs Hughes Willow Basket

mrshughesbasket

Mrs Hughes accompanied by Mr Carson walks to the home farm to collect produce for Downton Abbey. She carries a classic traditional hand woven willow basket. Here are a couple of similar willow baskets.

Classic Willow Vegetable Basket
Classic Willow Vegetable Basket

This rustic basket is similar to Mrs Hughes basket at an affordable price on eBay Click HERE to view
And here is a similar one from Amazon:

Willow Basket on Amazon - click picture for details
Willow Basket on Amazon - click picture for details