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Fireplace at Hardwick Hall

Fireplace at Hardwick Hall

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1775

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15537

Item number: f.59

Genre: Manuscript

Hardwick Hall was built for Bess of Hardwick, one of the most influential members of Queen Elizabeth's court, and the most powerful woman in England after the Queen died. The Hall is a stunning example of Elizabethan architecture and the interiors reflected the wealth of its owner in its abundance of sumptuous fixtures and furnishings.

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