Fireplace in the Grand Salon

Herbert Galloway Stewart

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Black and white photograph entitled 'Fireplace in the Grand Salon'. Photograph showing a fireplace in the in Grand Salon at Gatchina Palace which has a marble bust and chairs to both sides. In front stands an ornate fire guard and the mantle piece displays a clock, two urns, and vases of flowers. The floor is highly polished and inlayed with different coloured wood or marble.

From page 14 of snapshot photograph album no. 15, compiled by Herbert Galloway Stewart (1866-1960). Galloway Stewart was English tutor to the sons of Grand Duke Alexander and his wife Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, sister of Tsar Nicholas II, between 1908 and 1917.


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The Ricketts Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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