Category : Organisations

Stowe - Music Room - Grotesques & Arabesques
Jan 6th, 2013 | | Organisations | Portfolio | School and Universities | No Comments

Stowe – Music Room

(An introduction to Stowe House can be found HERE) The Music Room in 1905 Brief history of the Music Room and its decoration1 The room was built as a pair with the Temple Room to the east of the Marble Saloon. It...

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Woodrow High House
Jun 2nd, 2012 | | Clubs and Societies | Organisations | Portfolio | 14 Comments

Woodrow High House, Buckinghamshire

The central block with later wings Woodrow High House (formerly Woodside House), near Amersham in Buckinghamshire, was built in the 17th century. During the English Civil War (1642–1651) Oliver Cromwell,...

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Bristol Beaufighter © 404 Squadron R.C.A.F.
Mar 20th, 2012 | | Colour Services | Museums | Organisations | Portfolio | 3 Comments

Bristol Beaufighter

Bristol Beaufighter Mk X with rockets. This machine is NE255/EE-H of No. 404 Squadron RCAF, of RAF Coastal Command at RAF Davidstow Moor, 21 August 1944. The Bristol Type 156 Beaufighter, often referred to as simply...

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Charleston Art & Antiques Forum
Mar 19th, 2012 | | Clubs and Societies | Conservation | No Comments

Charleston Art & Antiques Forum 2012

Billed as America's Premier Lecture Series, The Charleston Art & Antiques Forum for 2012 was held in the Old Courtroom at the Confederate Home and College at 23 Chalmers Street, Charleston, South Carolina, between...

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Forty Hall - © Copyright Christine Matthews and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence
Jul 11th, 2011 | | Museums | Portfolio | 2 Comments

Forty Hall, Enfield

Forty Hall was built between 1629 and 1632 for Nicholas Rainton, a wealthy London haberdasher and Lord Mayor of London from 1632 to 1633. He was knighted in 1633 and in 1634 he was made President of St...

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Kelmscott House
Mar 26th, 2011 | | Museums | Organisations | No Comments

Kelmscott House

"'If a chap can't compose an epic poem while he's weaving tapestry he might as well shut up" Kelmscott House was the London home of William Morris from April 1879 to his death in October 1896. Originally called...

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Compton Verney House
Jan 14th, 2011 | | Museums | No Comments

Compton Verney, Warwickshire

Compton Verney from the 'Adam' bridge The present Compton Verney House was built by the 12th Baron Willoughby de Broke in the early eighteenth century. George, the 12th Lord Willoughby, lived to December 1728 and...

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Patrick Baty selected colours and produced a specification for the Ambulatory at Mercers' Hall
Dec 12th, 2010 | | Clubs and Societies | No Comments

Mercers’ Hall

View of the Ambulatory before the work The Worshipful Company of Mercers is one of the Livery Companies of the City of London. It was incorporated under a Royal Charter in 1394. The Mercers' Company is based at...

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Patrick Baty prepared a specification of paint colours and finishes appropriate to the house
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Museums | Organisations | No Comments

Dr Johnson’s House

Samuel Johnson was born in 1709 and came to London in 1737. He was commissioned to write the first comprehensive Dictionary of the English language in 1746. With the help of six assistants he compiled the...

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Fulham Palace - Courtyard
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Museums | Palaces | No Comments

Fulham Palace

Fulham Palace in Fulham, London, at one time the main residence of the Bishop of London, is of medieval origin. It was the country home of the Bishops of London from at least 11th century until 1975. I have...

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