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19th century view of the maze. HRP Copyright (transparency) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Jewel House 1841. HRP Copyright, (B/W print) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Crown Jewels drawing. HRP Copyright (B/W print) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Privy Garden before restoration. HRP Copyright (slide) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Privy Garden during restoration. HRP Copyright (slide) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Privy Garden restored. HRP Copyright (slide) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Reconstruction of the Tower in 1240 by Ivan Lapper, revised version. HRP Copyright (transparency) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Kew Palace, Surrey (The Birthplace of George IV), historic view. HRP Copyright (transparency) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
The execution of Charles I in 1649. A German print of the 1650's. HRP Copyright (negative) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Fireplace in the Queen's Guard Chamber (Vanbrugh). HRP Copyright (transparency) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Jane inscription, Beauchamp Tower, TOL. HRP: Nick Guttridge Copyright (disk) © Historic Royal Palaces. Photo: Nick Guttridge
Historic view – Yeoman Warders. HRP Copyright (colour print) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Queen Anne. HRP Copyright (transparency) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
King's Grand Staircase – Peter the Wild Boy, KP. HRP Copyright (transparency) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Medallion Portrait of George II on Thornhill ceiling in the Queen's Bedchamber – HCP. HRP Copyright (transparency) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
George III, 1760-1820, after Thomas Gainsborough c.1781. HRP Copyright (transparency) © Historic Royal Palaces
Queen Charlotte, 1744-1818, after Thomas Gainsborough c.1781. HRP Copyright (transparency) © Historic Royal Palaces
William & Mary. HRP Copyright (b/w print) © Historic Royal Palaces
Princes in the Tower (not professionally photographed). HRP Copyright (colour print) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Henry VIII (after Cornelius Matsys, 1544). HRP Copyright – Law Collection (b/w print) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
"Ghost" still. Hampton Court. HRP Copyright (disk) © Historic Royal Palaces
Chaucers Moat Wall, TOL (painting in Lucy's room). HRP Copyright (transparency) © Historic Royal Palaces
Bronze Statue of William III by Bourke on South Front, KP. HRP Copyright (transparency) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Maiano Roundel of Emperor Augustus on Anne Boleyn's gateway, Clock Court, HCP. HRP Copyright (transparency) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Base Court, Historic View (quadrangle), HCP. HRP Copyright (transparency) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Ceiling of the Royal Pew, Chapel Royal, HCP. HRP Copyright (transparency) © Historic Royal Palaces. Photo: Cliff Birtchnell
Prisoners room in the Beauchamp Tower, TOL. HRP Copyright (transparency) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Painting of the Bloody Tower, N Candy (with visitors and Yeoman Warder in the foreground), TOL. HRP Copyright (transparency) © Historic Royal Palaces
Silk brocade court mantua, c. 1750-3. RCDC. KP. HRP Copyright (transparency). Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Detail of embroidery on the back of a gentleman's court coat, c.1800. KP (HRP Copyright). Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Tower of London, "The Norman Armoury". TOL (Melville). HRP Copyright (b/w print). Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Various weapons and implements of war, which have been employed against the English by different enemies. Now deposited at TOL. HRP Copyright (plate from Skinners History if London, 1795) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Hampton Court Palace, Historic view. Kip after Knuff. HRP Copyright (Law). Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Great Hall, HCP. John Vardy? HRP Copyright (b/w print) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Ladies Dressing Room, KP, RCDC. HRP Copyright (slide). Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Queens Dresses. HRP Copyright (slide) Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Court Dress, Cream Silk (1916), worn by D Polson. HRP Copyright. Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
Kew and CCC various. HRP Copyright Photos: Nick Guttridge © Historic Royal Palaces. Photo: Nick Guttridge
HCP (Various). HRP Copyright © Historic Royal Palaces. Photo: Nick Guttridge
HCP, Great Hall, King's Staircase and Chapel Royal. HRP Copyright and Robin Forster. © Historic Royal Palaces. Photo: Robin Forster
Portrait of Catherine Howard (c.1520-d.1542) 5th Queen of Henry VIII from 'Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth', published in 1825 (w/c and gouache on paper) by Essex, Sarah Countess of (d.1838) © Private Collection/ The Stapleton Collection/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: English / out of copyright
Portrait of Queen Victoria (detail of 27150) by Grant, Sir Francis (1803-78) © The Crown Estate/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: English / out of copyright
Victoria (1819-1901): full length portrait photograph by Stanislas Walery (fl.1884-98) © Stapleton Collection, UK/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: copyright unknown
Portrait of Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852), 1st Duke of Wellington, 1814 (oil on canvas) by Lawrence, Sir Thomas (1769-1830) © Apsley House, The Wellington Museum, London, UK/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: English / out of copyright
Portrait of Perkin Warbeck (c.1474-99) Flemish imposter and pretender to the English throne (sanguine on paper) (b&w photo) by French School, (16th century) © Bibliotheque Municipale, Arras, France/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: French / out of copyright
The Princes Edward and Richard in the Tower, 1878 (oil on canvas) by Millais, Sir John Everett (1829-96) © Royal Holloway, University of London/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: English / out of copyright
Guy Fawkes and associates, from 'Verratheren in England', 1606 (engraving) by German School, (17th century) © Lambeth Palace Library, London, UK/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: German / out of copyright
Verrio, engraved by Alexander Bannerman (c.1730-p.1780) (engraving) by Verrio, Antonio (c.1639-1707) (after) © Private Collection/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: Italian / out of copyright
Portrait of Inigo Jones (1573-1652) engraved by Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-77) 1655 (etching) by Dyck, Sir Anthony van (1599-1641) (after) © Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund, USA/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: Flemish / out of copyright
Self Portrait, 1638-40 (oil on canvas) by Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) © Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: Flemish / out of copyright
Portrait of William Kent (1684-1748) by Aikman, William (1682-1731) © Chiswick House, London, UK/ John Bethell/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: Scottish / out of copyright
Portrait of George III (1738-1820) (oil on canvas) by Zoffany, Johann (1733-1810) © Private Collection/ © Philip Mould Ltd, London/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: English / out of copyright
Portrait of William the Conqueror (1027-87) by English School, (16th century) © Private Collection/ © Philip Mould Ltd, London/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: English / out of copyright
Harley 4205 fol.1 William I (1027-87) the Conqueror, from 'Sir Thomas Holme's Book of Arms' c.1445-50 (vellum) by English School, (15th century) © British Library, London, UK/ © British Library Board. All Rights Reserved/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: English / out of copyright
Cott Vitt A XIII f.6 Henry III being Crowned, 14th century © British Library, London, UK/ © British Library Board. All Rights Reserved/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: copyright unknown
Edward I (1239-1307) King of England (engraving) by English School, (19th century) © Private Collection/ Ken Welsh/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: English / out of copyright
Portrait of King Edward II (1284-1327) Founder of Oriel College, after a painting in the Bodleian Library (colour engraving) by English School, (19th century) © Private Collection/ The Stapleton Collection/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: English / out of copyright
Portrait of Richard II (1367-1400) by Anonymous © Westminster Abbey, London, UK/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: out of copyright
Harl 4380 f.197v Funeral of Richard II, Vol. IV © British Library, London, UK/ © British Library Board. All Rights Reserved/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: copyright unknown
Portrait of Henry VI (1421-71) c.1550 (panel) by English School, (16th century) © Private Collection/ © Philip Mould Ltd, London/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: English / out of copyright
King Henry VIII by Holbein, Hans the Younger (1497/8-1543) © Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Madrid, Spain/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: German / out of copyright
Henry VIII (1491-1547), c.1537 (oil on panel) by Holbein, Hans the Younger (1497/8-1543) © Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: German / out of copyright
Portrait of Henry VIII (1491-1547) aged 49, 1540 (oil on panel) by Holbein, Hans the Younger (1497/8-1543) © Palazzo Barberini, Rome, Italy/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: German / out of copyright
Queen Mary I (1516-58) of England (oil on panel) by Mor, Sir Anthonis (Antonio Moro) (1517/20-1576/7) (after) © Chateau de Versailles, France/ Lauros / Giraudon/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: Netherlandish / out of copyright
Queen Elizabeth I in Coronation Robes, c.1559 (panel) by English School, (16th century) © National Portrait Gallery, London, UK/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: English / out of copyright
King James I and VI of Scotland (after Paul van Somer) by Walton, John Whitehead (fl.1831-85) © The Crown Estate/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: English / out of copyright    
Portrait of James I of England and James VI of Scotland (1566-1625), purported to be the marriage portrait sent to the Danish Court to seduce Anne, his future wife (oil on panel) by Vanson, Adrian (fl.1580-1601) (attr. to) © Private Collection/ © Philip Mould Ltd, London/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: English / out of copyright
Portrait of King Charles I (1600-49) by Dyck, Sir Anthony van (1599-1641) (workshop of) © Private Collection/ © Philip Mould Ltd, London/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: Flemish / out of copyright
Portrait of Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658) 1649 (oil on canvas) by Walker, Robert (1607-60) © Leeds Museums and Galleries (City Art Gallery) U.K./ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: English / out of copyright
George I (1660-1727) by English School, (18th century) © Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, UK/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: English / out of copyright
Charles I of England (1600-49) and Queen Henrietta Maria (1609-69) (oil on canvas) by Dyck, Sir Anthony van (1599-1641) © Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Italy/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Nationality / copyright status: Flemish / out of copyright
Portrait of Katherine of Aragon, 1530s, (oil on panel), by an unknown artist,
Collection of Appleby Castle.
© Philip Mould Ltd
Portrait of Anne Boleyn, 16th century, (oil on panel) by an unknown artist. Private collection.

© Private collection.

Portrait of Jane Seymour, c 1536, (oil on panel), by an artist from the ‘Cast Shadow Workshop’.
Collection of the Society of Antiquaries of London.

©The Society of Antiquaries of London / Bridgeman Art Library

Portrait of Anne of Cleves, c1530s , (oil on panel),  attributed to Barthel Bruyn. Collection of Trinity College, Cambridge. © The Master and Fellows of Trinity College, Cambridge
Portrait of Catherine Howard, c 17th century, (oil on panel), after an original by Hans Holbein.
Collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London (NPG 1119).
© National Portrait Gallery, London
Henry VIII (1491-1547), c.1537 (oil on panel) by Holbein, Hans the Younger (1497/8-1543)

©The Board of Trustees of the National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside (Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool)

An Allegory of the Reformation; Henry VIII (1491-1547) on his deathbed, (oil on panel)
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
The Bridgeman Art Library
Portrait of Kateryn Parr, 16th century , (oil on panel), painted by an unknown artist, possibly a follower of Hans Eworth. Collection of Appleby Castle. © Philip Mould Ltd
A Woman Seated on a Settle with Four Children, c 1540, (pen and ink) by Holbein, Hans the Younger (1497/8-1543) © The Trustees of the British Museum
Lady Mary Guildford by Hans Holbein, 1527, (oil on panel) by Holbein, Hans the Younger (1497/8-1543) ©Saint Louis Art Museum
An Unknown Lady, 1550, (oil on panel)
by Bronzino, Agnolo, (1503- 72)

© Galleria Sabauda, Turin, Italy  / The Bridgeman Art Library

Splendor Solis

© Bildarchiv PreuBischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, 2008, Jorg P. Anders

The Battle of the Spurs, c1513, (oil on panel),by an unknown artist, or artists. The Royal Collection, © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
The Field of the Cloth of the Gold, c1545, (oil on panel), by an unknown artist, or artists, The Royal Collection, © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II    
Secrets of the Royal Bedchamber  
John Hervey © National Trust Images
Molly Lepell (Lady Hervey) © National Trust Images
Henrietta Hobart (Howard) © National Trust Images
Dudley Ryder © Sandon Hall
John Gay © The Trustees of the British Museum
Dr John Arbuthnot  © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow 2013
1st Duke of Montagu © National Portrait Gallery, London
Kings Bedchamber drawings © RIBA Library Drawings & Archives Collections
Coins and Kings: The Royal Mint at the Tower  
Tower of London token     © The Royal Mint Museum
Edward I groat, 1279     © The Royal Mint Museum
Elizabeth I sixpence, 1560-1     © Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.
Charles II petition crown, 1663 © The Royal Mint Museum
William III real and fake halfcrowns, 1690s © The Royal Mint Museum
George III Spanish eight reales, 1797 © The Royal Mint Museum    
Medieval coin     © The Royal Mint Museum
Outside Tower Hill print         © The Royal Mint Museum
Edward I coin-making dies © The Royal Mint Museum
Trial plate © The Royal Mint Museum
Screwpress drawing © The Royal Mint Museum
Guinea scales     © The Royal Mint Museum
Royal Mint at Tower Hill drawing © The Royal Mint Museum
Mint factory scene, 1809 © The Royal Mint Museum
   
Performing for the King - the making of a court masque  
Charles I and his family The Royal Collection, © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II    
Charles I The Royal Collection, © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II    
Apollo and Diana The Royal Collection, © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 
Henrietta Maria The Royal Collection, © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 
Writing instruments © 2013 Museum of History of Science
Benjamin Jonson © National Portrait Gallery, London
Inigo Jones © Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth. Reproduced by permission of Chatsworth Settlement Trustees
Jacket © V&A images
Score Music - the Divills Dance © The British Library Board
Nicholas Lanier © Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
17th century fancy shoes © V&A images
Man playing a pipe © Tate images
Harp © The Stapleton Collection/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Cloud and chariot © Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth. Reproduced by permission of Chatsworth Settlement Trustees
Anti-masque costumes (various) © Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth. Reproduced by permission of Chatsworth Settlement Trustees
Quill and documents © Musee des Beaux-Arts, France/Giraudon/The Bridgeman Art Library

 

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