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3 edition of Althorp picture gallery found in the catalog.

Althorp picture gallery

and other poetical sketches.

by Mary J. Jourdan

  • 141 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Blackwood in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy a lady.
The Physical Object
Pagination163 p.
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23271793M
OCLC/WorldCa13299253

  He strolls through the oak-paneled picture gallery, where some of the best paintings of the family's work collection hang. Spanning feet long, it's the only room in the house that is the. Two portraits by Sir Peter Lely, usually in the Picture Gallery at Althorp House, can be seen now at the @Tate Britain exhibition 'British Baroque: Power and Illusion'. Far right: Louise de Kerouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth. Far left: Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland.

Books ES Magazine Puzzles & Games Crosswords The Picture Gallery at Althorp House, Northamptonshire. John Alex Maguire/Shutterstock. 11/13 Althorp House - In Pictures. Althorp: The Story of an English House. runner56 - LibraryThing. This is a very special book for me, a marvellous absorbing history and personally signed by Charles Spencer for me! Library lived London look Lord mansion Marlborough memory moved natural never Northamptonshire once original paintings Park party perhaps Picture Gallery.

Althorp memoirs; or, Biographical notices of Lady Denham, the Countess of Shrewsbury, the Countess of Falmouth, Mrs. Jenyns, the Duchess of Tyrconnel, and Lucy Walter, six ladies whose portraits are to be found in the picture gallery of His Excellency Earl Spencer.   In a picture taken at her grandparents' 50th wedding anniversary, Diana (in the knee-high socks) stands with her brother, sisters and father, "Johnnie" Althorp (back right). Getty Images 13 of


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The Picture Gallery is based on the original Elizabethan gallery in the south-west wing of the house. It is feet long and remains very much as it was when created by Robert Spencer, Second Earl of Sunderland ().

The books seen in the library today on a tour of Althorp were fairly recent acquisitions and the dark and rich colored spines of the books are beautifully displayed against the off-white painted shelving. The Picture Gallery – The Picture Gallery is located on the first floor of the west wing at Althorp.

Picture Gallery. Althorp House's Picture Gallery is feet long and features a selection of photos in 'Sunderland Frames' – fine, scalloped designs which Author: Bridie Wilkins.

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Althorp. This long, narrow gallery ( feet by 20 feet) was created by Robert Spencer in the 17th century and is based on an original Elizabethan gallery elsewhere in the house.

Besides being ideal for showing off great collections of paintings, these galleries were intended to give ladies a suitable place to take their exercise in bad weather. Have a wander through our Gallery to see what goes on inside The Althorp, it's the perfect place for afterwork 🍻 for colleagues and friends, looking for a charming neighbourhood spot to.

The library at Althorp is one of the most visually arresting rooms in the house. At one time, the book collection at Althorp numbered more t volumes — the largest private book collection in the world. The present Earl's great-great-grandfather sold the collection to.

You will have an opportunity to ask him to sign the free copy of his latest book you'll receive with each booking**. You are then invited to explore Althorp at your leisure.

The estate's lavishly appointed State Rooms include the Tudor Picture Gallery, The Library and King William Bedroom. The books seen in the library today on a tour of Althorp were fairly recent acquisitions and the dark and rich colored spines of the books are beautifully displayed against the off-white painted shelving.

The Picture Gallery – The Picture Gallery is located on the first floor of the west wing at Althorp. Althorp will be opening the grounds on a one-way walking system to minimise the risk to all visitors and staff.

There will not be an opportunity to purchase a ticket or guide book at the gate. Tickets to the grounds will only be available to purchase online prior to arrival. Althorp contains one of the finest private collections of art, furniture and ceramics in the world, including numerous paintings by Rubens, Reynolds, Lely, Gainsborough and Van Dyck.

Visitors can visit the House discovering the fascinating history of one of England's most beautiful private and historic houses. Aedes Althorpianae, or, An account of the mansion, books, and pictures of Althorp: the residence of George John Earl Spencer to which is added a supplement to the Bibliotheca Spenceriana.

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Since the sixteenth century it has been the home of the Spencers, a family with a prestigious history that only a handful of ménages can match. Charles I, Sarah Churchill, Winston Churchill and Princess Diana – just a few famous figures from this family.

Picture Gallery. Althorp House's Picture Gallery is feet long and features a selection of photos in 'Sunderland Frames' – fine, scalloped designs which the 2nd Earl of Sunderland had made in Italy and Spain.

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