|The King's Grand Staircase - all images on the walls are paint effects.|
Painted by William Kent 1726 and still stunningly modern.
|Lucy Worsley's captivating book|
about the intrigue in the Georgian Court.
|A better view of the Grand Staircase (portrait mural to the left|
and at the head of the stairs.)
|The Grand Staircase photographed around 1870, during Victoria's reign.|
Victoria was born at Kensington palace and it was here that she
learnt of her acsession to the throne.
|Queen Victoria in her coronation robes - set in front of Kensington Palace.|
The princess was living here when she learnt of her ascession to the throne.
Decades came and went and William's
|One of the trompe l'oiel paint effects on the staircase.|
Apologies for the under exposure.
My reaction on seeing
|A pitiful photograph (by me!) of a wonderful paint effect - and this|
isnt even the main event (which are the courtiers - sadly too dark to photograph)
|William III, Kensington Palace.|