Conserving Dürer’s Triumphal Arch
Dürer, born #onthisday in 1471, produced one of the largest prints ever – the Triumphal Arch for the Holy Roman Emperor. Altogether it’s nearly 3 meters tall and consists of 36 sheets of paper.
Buckingham Palace - The Queens Palaces Buckingham Palace
The Queen has three official residences - the best known, Buckingham Palace; the oldest, Windsor Castle; and the most romantic, Palace of Holyroodhouse. Amon...
British Museum. One of the best collections anywhere in the World. London, England
The British Museum is a museum in London dedicated to human history and culture. Other British Museums on my Channel Natural History Museum; http://youtu.be/...
Visiting the British Museum, London
A photo tour of the British Museum in London, focusing on the Europe 1800 - 1900 Collection,
Home House
Home House is a Georgian town house at 20 Portman Square, London. James Wyatt was appointed to design it by Elizabeth, Countess of Home in 1776, but by 1777 he had been dismissed and replaced by Robe...
The boy Jones
Edward Jones (1824 – December 26, 1893), or The Boy Jones, as he was called by the British newspapers of the early Victorian era, was a notorious intruder into Buckingham Palace between 1838 and 1841....
The Allegory of Love (Veronese)
The Allegory of Love is a series of four paintings by Paolo Veronese, produced around 1570 as ceiling paintings. Some experts have established that they were commissioned by Rudolph II, Holy Roman Emp...
Church of St John-at-Hackney
The Church of St John-at-Hackney is situated in the London Borough of Hackney. It was built in 1792, in an open field, north east of Hackney's medieval parish church, of which only St Augustine's Towe...
Haymarket Theatre
The Theatre Royal, Haymarket (also known as Haymarket Theatre or the Little Theatre) is a West End theatre in the Haymarket in the City of Westminster which dates back to 1720, making it the third-old...
Horse Guards (building)
Horse Guards is a large grade I listed building in the Palladian style between Whitehall and Horse Guards Parade in London. The first Horse Guards building was built on the site of the former tiltyard...
St George in the East
St George in the East is an Anglican Church dedicated to Saint George and one of six Hawksmoor churches in London, England. It was built from 1714 to 1729, with funding from the 1711 Act of Parliament...
Dulwich Picture Gallery
Dulwich Picture Gallery is an art gallery in Dulwich, South London. The Gallery in its current form was designed by Regency architect Sir John Soane using an innovative and influential method of illum...
The Adoration of the Kings (Bruegel)
The Adoration of the Kings is an oil-on-panel by Flemish renaissance artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder, painted in 1564. It is currently held and exhibited at the National Gallery, London.
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St Peter's Church, Eaton Square
St. Peter's Church, Eaton Square is a large Church of England church which stands at the east end of Eaton Square, Belgravia, London. On 19 October 1991 The Times newspaper wrote "St Peter’s must...
Royal Family (documentary)
Royal Family is a documentary about the family of Queen Elizabeth II, and was aired on 21 June 1969. It was rebroadcast on ITV the following week. The film was commissioned by the Queen to celebrate t...
Henutmehyt
HenutmehytHenutmehyt was the name of a Theban priestess, of Ancient Egypt who lived during the 19th Dynasty, around 1250 BC. Her gilded inner coffin can be seen today at the British Museum in Londo...
Minoan Bull-leaper
The Minoan bull leaper is a bronze group of a bull and leaper in the British Museum. It is the only known largely complete three-dimensional sculpture depicting Minoan bull-leaping. Although bull leap...
Portland Vase
The Portland Vase is a Roman cameo glass vase, which is dated to between AD 1 and AD 25, though low BC dates have some scholarly support. It is the best known piece of Roman cameo glass and has served...
Lancaster House
Lancaster House (previously known as York House and Stafford House) is a mansion in the St. James's district in the West End of London. It is close to St. James's Palace and much of the site was once ...
St Peter's Church, Walworth
St Peter's Church is an Anglican parish church in Walworth, London, in the Woolwich Episcopal Area of the Anglican Diocese of Southwark. It was built between 1823–25 and was the first church designed ...
Warren Cup
The Warren Cup is a silver drinking cup decorated in relief with two images of male same-sex acts. It was purchased by the British Museum for 1.8 million pounds in 1999, the most expensive single purc...
Gebelein predynastic mummies
The Gebelein predynastic mummies are six naturally mummified bodies, dating to approximately 3400 BC from the Late Predynastic period of Egypt, and were the first complete pre-dynastic bodies to...
Hornedjitef
Hornedjitef was an Ancient Egyptian priest in the Temple of Amun at Karnak during the reign of Ptolemy III (246-222 BC). He is known from his elaborate coffins, mummy mask and mummy, dating from th...
Benin Bronzes
The Benin Bronzes are a group of more than a thousand commemorative metal plaques that decorated the royal palace of the Benin Kingdom in modern-day Nigeria. Collectively, the Bronzes form the best kn...
Salting Bequest
George Salting (15 August 1835 – 12 December 1909) was an Australian-born British art collector of pictures and many other categories of art, whose works were left to the National Gallery, London, Vic...
Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace (/ˈbʌkɪŋəm/ /ˈpælɪs/) is the London residence and principal workplace of the monarchy of the United Kingdom. Located in the City of Westminster, the palace is often at the centre of ...
Tregwynt Hoard
5°4′25″W / 51.96972°N 5.07361°W / 51.96972; -5.07361The Tregwynt Hoard was a mid 17th century hoard of coins found near Fishguard in Pembrokeshire, Wales in 1996. The hoard i...