A unique and internationally renowned scholarly journal
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Furniture History, the journal of the Furniture History Society, is an extensively illustrated scholarly journal issued annually to members.

It is the only journal devoted to the history of furniture from all parts of the world and is internationally recognised as authoritative.

Subjects range from the work of individual makers and designers to aspects of interior decoration, domestic economy and trade practice. Contributions have been made by the leading scholars in the field. From time to time, single issues are devoted to individual subjects or notable articles published in special editions.Potential contributors should contact our Hon. Editor in the first instance via

The search functionality on this page can be used to find articles in all issues of the Journal. For Journals up to 2009 links are then provided to access the Journal on JSTOR Please note that the Society is actively working with JSTOR to ensure up-to-date Journal availability online and we expect to complete this over the coming months. 

Volume LIII - 2017
James Ayres A Late Medieval Chair of Estate
Sarah Medlam & Annabel Westman 'The Beauty of Holiness': Armorial Turkey-Work Cushions for use in Religious Settings in the Commonwealth and Restoration
Adam Bowett & Laurie Lindey Looking for Gerrit Jensen
Dudley Dodd The 1742 Inventory of Stourhead: Contemplating a Transient House
Tom Boggis 'So High and So Soft that Majesty will Scarcely Be Seen in It': Sir John Griffin Griffin's State Bed at Audley End
Polly Putnam 'The Tasteful Genius of Princess Elizabeth': The Furnishing of Queen Charlotte's Cottage in Kew in 1805
Mathieu Caron 'LB': The Furniture Legacy of Louise Bathilde d'Orléans, Duchesse de Bourbon (1750 - 1822)
Dierdre Le Faye 'The Head of a Flourishing Bank': The Bankruptcy Inventories of Austen, Maunde & Tilson, 1816
Christopher Rowell & Wolf Burchard The British Embassy at Palais Starhemberg: Furniture from the Congress of Vienna at Mount Stewart
Matthew Hirst The Realisation of a Regency Palace: The 6th Duke of Bedford and the Redecoration of Woburn Abbey
Joseph Sharples 'My Dear Father's House...' The Liverpool Home of Thomas Hazelhurst, Miniature Painter