Lancelot "Capability" Brown (1718–1783) was responsible for the plan of the grounds at Croome Court and for the design of the house, which was his first essay in architecture. Parts of the interior were execute... more
This chimneypiece was executed for William, Duke of Gloucester (1743–1805), brother of George III, for the dining room of Gloucester House, London, which became Grosvenor House in 1806 and was demolished in the 1920s.
The architectural elements of the Baltimore Room are from the parlor of a brick row house built for Henry Craig between 1810 and 1811. The parlor was the most important room in Henry Craig's dwelling devoted to... more
Photo shows "Courting and marriage alcove" with fireplace flanked by alcoves, several chairs, a settee and carpets. Today: Extant as a private residence with door and canopy replaced.