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A silk panel worked by H.R.H. The Duchess of Gloucester

Maker:  Maker Unknown




A silk panel worked by H.R.H. The Duchess of Gloucester, formerly Countess Waldegrave, with hairs of her five children, the three Ladies Waldegrave, H.R.H. William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester, depicting equestrian figures, a shepherd and cattle in an extensive river landscape, with trees and hills in the distance - after a picture by Claude Lorrain, signed and dated 1789, inscribed on the reverse, 10 3/4in. by 14 3/4in., in ebonised and gilt frame

ID:  87654

Currently kept at: Waldegrave Estate



This can be seen as part of the Heritage Open Days scheme operated by English Heritage in England and taking place in September each year. However, as numbers are limited advance entry is by pre-booked ticket only. For further details of participation and opening times see the attached link. At all other times access is by prior appointment. For pre-booked tickets and further details only/or the Heritage Open Days Tours, please telephone 01761 241049 or 074, email or write to The Estate Office, Chewton Mendip, Radstock, BA3 4NT.