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    Sale 5280

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Collection of The Late The Hon. Mrs. Angela Lascelles

    28 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 239

    ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY

    Adelaide Lodge; The Fishing Temple, Virginia Water; The Mount, Frogmore House; The Gothic, Frogmore

    Price Realised  

    ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY
    Adelaide Lodge; The Fishing Temple, Virginia Water; The Mount, Frogmore House; The Gothic, Frogmore
    three indistinctly signed with monogram 'J.E.A.S' and three inscribed as titled
    pencil and watercolour, heightened with white
    The largest -- 10¼ x 14¼ in. (26 x 36.2 cm.)
    four in the lot (4)


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    This group of four drawings depict buildings part of the Windsor Great Park estate. The first, Adelaide Lodge (or Adelaide Cottage as it is now known) stands in a picturesque dell about half a mile to the south east of the Castle and was built circa 1831.
    Frogmore House has been the country residence of various monarchs since the seventeenth century, and was one of Queen Victoria's favourite retreats. In the 33 acre gardens are the Royal Mausoleum (burial place of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert) and the Duchess of Kent's Mausoleum, together with a 'Gothic Ruin', and 'Queen Victoria's Tea House'. The name derives from the preponderance of frogs which have always lived in this low-lying and marshy area.

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