supplies replica, original and reproduction historic objects of every
imaginable kind including: weapons, armour, food, clothing, tableware,
furniture and a wide variety of related artefacts of periods ranging from
ancient Greece to World War Two and beyond.
is the one-stop-shop for: museums and museum designers, heritage sites,
design teams, education services, film and TV production companies and
uses an extensive database of suppliers and craftspeople to supply specifically
tailored replicas and reproductions to suit the individual needs of customers,
whether this means museum-quality, highly accurate copies for gallery
display, or tough and practical artefacts for education, film or TV work.
Beyond even museum-quality reproductions, we can in many cases supply
original items where that suits client needs.
close working relationship with specialist suppliers enables us to satisfy
your particular requirements, saving you the time and frustration of searching
for suitable sources yourself. To this we add value by providing a comprehensive
service, offering not only historic items themselves, but advice on displaying
them in context, plus an installation service to put your display together.
Replicawarehouse is run by Lesley Edwards
Lesley Edwards is a social and economic historian with a wide interest in the artefacts (e.g. pottery, tableware, furniture, kitchenware, food, art, scientific instruments, arms & armour) which relate to life in past periods. She is one of the UK's leading costume experts, with experience in all aspects of making replica historic costume, especially for museum display and educational purposes. She is a university lecturer, and a TV and radio consultant and presenter.
Lesley is a also a freelance lecturer, presenting - with slides or costumes - at all types of functions, and she is an entertaining and amusing after-dinner speaker. Her audiences include academic societies, fine arts groups, luncheon clubs and business conferences, and her style and range of talks is adaptable to suit the occasion. She has spoken at venues of all types, in England and the USA, including historic mansions, Hampton Court Palace, Lambeth Palace, and the Victoria and Albert Museum..
OF OUR PREVIOUS CUSTOMERS INCLUDE
Victory, Royal Naval Museum Portsmouth, English Heritage, The National
Trust, The Museum of London, Ferens Art Gallery Hull, Manchester City
Art Galleries, National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Madame Tussauds, The
Royal Armouries, The Honourable Artillery Company, The British Museum,
The British Empire Museum, HMS Trincomalee, Channel 4, BBC, ‘Star
Wars’, ‘Pride & Prejudice’, ‘Emma’,
The Globe Theatre, Glyndebourne, Tameside MBC.