My Photos: England -- Surrey -- Hampton Court Palace & Gardens

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Hampton Court Palace

Home of
King Henry VIII
and
King William III




   

 



Archway detail


Note the carved H & A for Henry & Anne Boleyn,
overlooked after her execution,
when her presence was erased from the palace


The Great Hall


The tapestries, known as the Abraham tapestries,
were commissioned by Henry VIII, by artisans in Brussels.

 

 



The Watching Chamber


Apparently King Henry VIII collected over 2,000 tapestries,
some of which are now on display in the V & A Museum


Paintings by Antonio Verrio, late 1600s, in the Queen's Drawing Room







The Clock Court











View my photos of the Hampton Court Palace Gardens here



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