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18th Century Interiors

Interior Design from houses great and small in the 1700s. Also included here are miniature rooms and rooms created after the time but which strictly adhere to the 18th Century.

18th Century Interiors

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Designed for the Earl of Coventry by Robert Adam, the room features walls lined with tapestries and similar-looking upholstery. A novel aspect is the continuous tapestry on all four walls, in effect a pictorial wall covering rather than a framed, painting-like tapestry. The scenes in the cartouches were designed by Boucher; the tapestries woven in Jacques Nielson's atelier at Gobelins. "Aux alentours" (with borders) refers to the production technique, whereby a detailed scene was fit into a plainer, more quickly executed surrounding. The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

Card Room, George and Martha Washington's Mount Vernon Estate | Historic Colors of the Mount Vernon Estate

Historic Colors of the Mount Vernon Estate — ColorTherapy

George & Martha Washington's dining room at Mt. Vernon

The Entrance Hall in the 18th Century by Patrick Baty #patrickbaty #18thC #Georgian

Early 1700's Chateau de Digoine, Burgundy, France - Central Salon

Central Salon : The Golden Age

Place Vendôme

Place Vendôme

Wallace Collection: Oval Drawing Room, Hertford House | Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN, England

Georgian House, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, sitting room. Photo National Trust for Scotland

Journal | Laura Frantz | Author

Visitors look around one of the rooms that has been reopened to the public at the Louvre museum in Paris, Tuesday June 17, 2014. Paid for entirely by private patronage, the 9-year works have seen the creaky halls restored, corridors modernized and new rooms constructed to fit over 2,000 design objects that span the reigns of the most lavish kings of Europe. They start with France’s Louis XIV who actually lived in the Louvre, to his successors Louis XV and Louis XVI.

From the dust, glittering Louvre show emerges : The Ticket

Draped in maroon velvet, the sofa is a contemporary interpretation of the Louis XV design with original details such as intricate leg carvings and classic French Rococo silhouette.

The Chinese Dressing Room at Saltram, with pairs of Chinese prints hung in an alternating pattern with various cut-out additions to create a wallpaper effect, possibly in the 1750s. ©National Trust Images/John Hammondn the Chinese Dressing Room at Saltram, Devon nttreasurehunt.wo...

The art of hanging Chinese wallpaper

The Royal Collection: The Queen's Library, St James's

St James's Palace: The Queen's Library | Royal Collection Trust

Charleston Drawing Room, 1772, Minneapolis Institute of Arts - The Collection

Minneapolis Institute of Arts - The Collection

Stora Wäsby Castle 1750. Ladies' Drawing Room

The painted Hall, Chatsworth House, home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family.

Staircase Hall Ceiling: The Vyne. The imperial staircase staircase was designed by John Chaloner Chute in 1770. He was a close friend of Horace Walpole.

Lady Home's house by Robert Adam 1775. I have carried out much work here -

Upper Seymour Street and Portman Square in Regency London

An English Dressing Room, c. 1710-1730 at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto - This photo shows a detail of the tea table and accoutrements in the dressing room, placed between two chairs in front of the fireplace.

An English Dressing Room, c. 1710-1730 at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto - From the curators' comments: "This setting represents a room from an upper middle-class London town house....By this time, comfortable, upholstered furniture was becoming more common since more people could afford it. For example, easy (easie) chairs were found in bedrooms or private rooms, where people could rest."

Peterhof Palace by Andrey Korzun

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The Staircase Hall at The Vyne, Hampshire. The Staircase Hall was created between 1769 and 1771 by John Chute.

Normandy chateau constructed in the 11th century and renovated in the 18th century; a Louis XV daybed. (Gérard Tremolet’s Home - via ELLE DECOR)

Johann Wenzel Bergel, garden rooms at Schönbrunn Castle, Vienna, Austria, 1777

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Holkham Hall, Norfolk, UK. Constructed in the Palladian style for Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester by architect William Kent.