Interior decoration -- Great Britain
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
"This book presents the work of the five world renowned interior designers who have been retained by Regalian Properties Plc to provide finished interiors for purchasers of apartments in 3a Palace Green, Kensington Palace Gardens, London."--Page 1.
The front cover reproduces four murals by Richard Shirley Smith.
The collection comprises correspondence from the artistic partners, Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell, to the art historian Kenneth Clark and his wife, Elizabeth “Jane” (née Martin).
Papers related to the Clayton family house in London and the estate of its first owner, Dorothea Clayton. Includes an inventory of the house and its library; receipts for repairs, household expenses; lease and sales offers; and documents relating to Dorothea Clayton's estate.
The collection comprises 147 photographs from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with representative images of Great Britain, South Africa, New Zealand, Madeira, East Asia, and other locations (many unidentified).
Collection of letters from notable clients sent to the London interior decoration firm Miles & Edwards and its successor, Charles Hindley & Sons, from 1832 to 1875.
Photograph of unidentified dining room. A small round table is set with fine china and cloth napkins. Leather dining chairs surround table and are placed against wall. An ornate and robust wooden cabinet is at the back of the room. The cabinet has carved decorations on the front and wooden figures at top. A silver tea or coffee service is in the back corner of the scene. A large oriental rug covers the floor.
Photograph of unidentified dining room, with a table setting for four. A tapestry and scrollwork fire screen is set in front of the fireplace, and several glass jars are set atop the mantel, in front of a mirror. The room has dark wood paneling on all walls. The chairs are upholstered in studded leather. A large woven rug is on the floor, and a sidebar with silver atop it is seen in the background. Electric sconces, each with a single bulb, are located on the walls.
Photograph of unidentified interior of a lavish home. Wooden side chairs and a large velvet armchair, many wall and table-top decorations, fresh flowers, an ornate wall clock, and a large curio cabinet with glass windows on front/sides. China and crystal displayed in the cabinet. Chandelier with crystal ornaments, oriental rugs on parquet wood floor.
Photograph of an unidentified interior. One of a set of photographs showing interiors in a lavish home. Parquet wood flooring, oriental rugs, richly upholstered armchairs, a fireplace with carved/marble mantelpiece and floral screen, large sculptures, chandelier with crystal ornaments, and a large mirror with table underneath, containing various artifacts and decorative objects.
Photograph of an unidentified living room. Two painted portraits are shown--a large one of three boys hangs over the fireplace (with elaborately carved mantel); a second depicts a woman in a low-necked dress. Various wall and free standing decorations, ornaments, throughout the room. A couch is covered in a patterned velvet textile, and several chairs appear grouped around an orientalist carved table.
Photograph depicts a dark wooden staircase that rises from left bottom to right top, with a long landing or balcony at right. Below the stairs is an open sitting area, presumably in the first floor main hall.