“Table set in preparation for a banquet at Queens Hotel, Townsville,” Queensland, ca. 1885, photographer unknown, via State Library of Queensland on flickr.
Click on the image to enlarge it. Or, even better, you can click on ‘via’ above and then on that image to zoom around all the details. (I love all the various ways the napkins are folded.)
Or, if you would like to see some creative current table arrangements made by other garden bloggers, please visit Cathy at Rambling in the Garden for “In a vase on Monday.”