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Wilton House: the chimneypiece in the Double Cube Room

RIBA Ref No RIBA25588
Architect/DesignerJones, Inigo (1573-1652)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityWilton
Subject Date1648
Image Date1959
ViewInterior
StyleBaroque
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/EHS/1101(ESA5813)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditEdwin Smith / RIBA Collections
SubjectFireplaces ; Mantelpieces ; Country houses ; Drawing rooms ; Decorative stonework ; Decorative plasterwork ; Interior decoration
NOTES: The Double Cube Room is the central feature of Inigo Jones's suite of State Rooms. It was designed to display the family portraits by Sir Anthony Van Dyck. The names of the Single and Double Cube Rooms stem from their dimensions: the Single Cube is 30 feet long by 30 feet wide by 30 feet high; the Double Cube is 60 feet long by 30 feet wide by 30 feet high.
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