The name given to the tight trousers worn by some Regency gentlemen, such as the notorious Beau Brummell and his ‘dandy’ followers, as they showed off their leg muscles.
…and on TV again!
Yes, we are on your screens again this week. This time, you can see us on Antiques Road Trip, with our rooms looking splendid and an interview with our very own Charles Kightly – historical consultant to the museum.
BBC 2 Thursday 20th October at 17.15
They were particularly interested in our Radnorshire Jury Ballot box, the oldest known surviving one of its kind. You can find out a bit more about this and other objects from our collection on the BBC’s A History of the World website