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William of Orange (1650–1702) Willem Wissing (1656–1687) Dover Collections.


Portrait of Charles I enthroned, wearing crown and robes, holding sceptre and trident; illustration from unidentified book. Etching with engraving.

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Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute, Scotland One of the World's finest houses - Mount Stuart, ancestral home of the Marquess of Bute, is a stupendous example of Victorian Gothic architecture set amidst 300 acres of gloriously landscaped gardens. Spectacular interiors include the stunning White Marble Chapel and magnificent Marble Hall complete with kaleidoscopic stained glass.


Set within the Kew Green Conservation area of south-west London on a quiet residential street, Kew House is an award winning family home with almost 4,000 sq ft of internal accommodation. Designed by renowned architect Stuart Piercy of Piercy & Company, it was completed in 2014 and has been shortlisted for the RIBA House of […]


Washington Park Hilltop Residence by Stuart Silk Architects

Stuart Silk Architects created this Seattle, Washington, USA residence in 2012. It is a sustainable home that features a system of small ‘canals’ inspired by those found in Venice, Italy and Suzhou, China. Washington Park Hilltop Residence by Stuart Silk Architects: “Water is a theme, metaphor, and constant physical presence in this house set on a …


Castle Stuart in Inverness. Castle Stuart is a restored tower house on the banks of the Moray Firth, about 6.5 miles northeast of Inverness. The land the castle was built on was granted to James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray by his half-sister, Mary, Queen of Scots, following her return to Scotland in 1561.