Tag : 17th century

Kensington Palace
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Palaces | 2 Comments

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace is a Royal residence set in Kensington Gardens in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London. It has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century. Queen...

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St_James's_Palace
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Palaces | 1 Comment

St James’s Palace

I have worked in St James's Palace on colour-related projects. View Larger...

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The Tower of London
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Museums | 2 Comments

The Tower of London

Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, more commonly known as the Tower of London, is a historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames in central London, England. It was founded soon after 1066.  Over the...

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Thorpe Hall
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Institutions | No Comments

Thorpe Hall, Cambridgeshire

Thorpe Hall at Longthorpe near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire is a Grade I listed building, built by Peter Mills between 1653 and 1656, for the Lord Chief Justice, Oliver St John.  I was asked to produce...

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Royal Hospital, Chelsea
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Institutions | No Comments

Royal Hospital, Chelsea

The first stone of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, was laid by Charles II in 1682. The idea of a home for veteran soldiers was inspired by the Hôtel des Invalides in Paris. 476 pensioners were admitted in 1689 and the...

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St Paul's
Nov 22nd, 2010 | | Places of Worship | No Comments

St Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral was built in the 17th century and designed by Sir Christopher Wren.  While working on the Tijou Screen at Hampton Court Palace I was asked to carry out a paint analysis of the wrought-iron gates...

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