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Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, London: the Long Gallery

RIBA Ref No RIBA5400
Architect/DesignerChute, John (1701-1776)
Pitt, Thomas (1737-1793)
Walpole, Horace (1717-1797)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1763
Image Date1961
ViewInterior
StyleGothic Revival
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/LON/916 (ESB7765)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditEdwin Smith / RIBA Collections
SubjectVaulting ; Country houses ; Ceilings
NOTES: Horace Walpole purchased Strawberry Hill, a follly, in 1747 and spent until 1776 expanding and redecorating it to his own specifications. He was assisted by two friends, the amateur architect, John Chute, and the draughtsman, Richard Bentley. William Robinson of the Royal Office of Works oversaw the construction.
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