Queen Charlotte gave this portable desk to Fanny Burney when she was lady in waiting.

Open sloping writing surface and compartments. Mentioned in her diary.


Fanny left it to her niece Mrs Chappel whose initials appear on the brass plate. Bt Rt Hon F L Harris who collected her possessions at Camilla Lacey, Burford Bridge; Lady Russell.

Museum of London

150 London Wall, London, Greater London, EC2Y 5HN
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Opening times

Daily, 10am – 6pm Closed 24-26 Dec

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