Maker: Hawksworth, Eyre & Co. (Sheffield, England)

Material: Silver-plate

Year: ca. 1860

Size: L. 26 ½”



Produced by the English firm of Hawksworth, Eyre & Co this silver-plated tray is monogrammed AA. This firm began production at Sheffield in 1833. When the first patents for electro plate manufacture were awarded in 1840, they soon converted to the new process, continuing to work until the 1930’s.


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Belmont Blvd & Acklen Avenue 

Nashville, TN 37212


1900 Belmont Blvd

Nashville, TN 37212


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The architecture of Belmont Mansion makes it one of the most significant homes of 19th century Tennessee.

Sold by the Acklen family in 1887, the house went to a developer who began one of Nashville’s early suburbs.

It was then purchased by two women who in 1890 started a college which evolved into Belmont University. Today the Belmont Mansion Association, which was formed in 1972, owns the collection, runs the museum, and shares this unique story of 19th century Nashville with visitors from far and near.

Photos by Ed Houk