Flower Stands, etc

As part of Thomas Messenger’s one stop shop approach, he also provided all the internal fittings that a customer might require including such items as flower stands, hanging baskets vases and fountains.

 

Conservatory Interior, Donington Hall, Castle Donington – 1877 Messenger & Co., Catalogue

In his 1870 catalogue, he was advertising numerous ornate fixtures presumably aimed at those purchasing the more elaborate conservatories. These fixtures included four cast-iron fountains, six cast-iron vases and nine wire framed flower stands and hanging baskets.