Archive for the tag 'Chatsworth'

More layers and stacks can be found in the gallery.

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 19th 2013

Enjoying the Sun at Chatsworth, a photo by KirscheTortschen on Flickr.

4 Comments CherryPie on Jul 13th 2013

By way of Statcounter and a Google link I found this blog post which showed a photo of one of the sculptures in the ‘Beyond Limits’ exhibition at Chatsworth.  The post included a link to the  ArtDaily newsletter which had an interesting article on the exhibition.
I found out a bit more about the sculpture picture [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Sep 22nd 2010

12 Comments CherryPie on Sep 6th 2010

The 6th Duke collected sculptures, which were modern art at the time he collected them. Last year all his sculptures were returned from their various resting places around Chatsworth and placed back in their original positions within his commissioned top-lit sculpture gallery.
He was a compulsive collector of sculptures and during his visits to Italy [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Sep 1st 2010

The heirlooms and treasures  of Chatsworth are currently on display for the first time and I couldn’t resist taking a photo of this beautiful bejewelled Hawk.  It is a ceremonial drinking cup that was made in Germany in 1697 and bought by the 6th Duke in 1819.  It stands over 1ft tall and is covered [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Aug 31st 2010

The guidebook tells me that the first dinner to be held in ‘The Great Dining Room’ at Chatsworth was for the 13-year old Princess Victoria:
It was her first adult dinner and there was a cooked rehearsal the day before. The 6th Duke wrote, “it is like dining in a giant trunk and you expect [...]

27 Comments CherryPie on Aug 27th 2010

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