Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland (page 2/3)

[picture: Front Cover, Morris, Picturesque Views]

Front Cover, Morris, Picturesque Views

The front cover of the book is dark red with gold inlay. Unfortunately the book has warped, possibly from water damage, and will not sit flat on the scanner. [more...]


[picture: Photograph of the Book]

Photograph of the Book

A photograph of the “Picturesque Views” book showing the red moroccan leather cover and the gold tooling. In the background are some other antique books, and a brown leather-bound antiquarian book [...] [more...]


[picture: Windsor Castle, The Royal Residence]

Windsor Castle, The Royal Residence

The history of Windsor Castle is the history of England and of England’s Kings and Queens. [...] The building is worthy of England, and of the long and illustrious line of monarchs who have sat upon our throne, and [...] there is perhaps none more thoroughly suitable for the Palace of the Ruling Sovereign of England, inasmuch as there is [no castle] [...] [more...]


[picture: Wilton House]

Wilton House

It was hard to do justice to the delicate colours of this 8-colour printed plate of Wilton House in Wiltshire. [more...]


[picture: Howsham Hall.]

Howsham Hall.

A man on a horse, with a gun and hunting-dogs, approaching a country manor-house over snow. It looks like a storm is coming. There are ancient trees here. The text accompanying this is as follows: [more...]


[picture: Picton Castle.--Pembrokeshire.]

Picton Castle. – Pembrokeshire.

A splendid and ancient Welsh castle dating back a thousand years, and still inhabited today. [more...]


[picture: Eaton Hall.---Duke of Westminster]

Eaton Hall.—Duke of Westminster

The picture shows a man and a woman, the woman with a long crinoline domed skirt (shaped like a dalek), the man with a cane pointing at a small dog; they are walking on a smooth lawn with [...] [more...]


[picture: Warwick Castle.---Earl of Warwick]

Warwick Castle.—Earl of Warwick

A splendid view of Warwick Castle, printed in colour. The text reads as follows: [more...]


[picture: Chatsworth.]


CHATSWORTH. [more...]


[picture: Guy's Cliffe.]

Guy’s Cliffe.

A strikingly beautiful manor house, with the moat in the foreground; today it lies in ruins. There are several other pictures of the same site; see the Location link. I have included a 1680x1050 pixel resolution version, and also a 1440x900 one, for use as backgrounds or wallpapers; those two images are very slightly distorted and cropped. The [...] [more...]


[picture: Charlecote.]


Today, Charlecote Park is run by the National Trust; it is described there are a 16th century manor, although there had probably been a house there for some five hundred or more years. This picture, made from 8 separate engraved plates to build up a colour image, shows the house, the gate-house or lodge, and [...] [more...]


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