Tag : Tijou

Hampton Court Palace_Tijou Screen
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Palaces | 6 Comments

Hampton Court Palace – Tijou Screen

The iron screen at the end of the Privy Garden and fronting the Thames was designed by the Huguenot ironworker Jean Tijou. Tijou had arrived in England in c.1689 and enjoyed the patronage of King William and...

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...