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One of the Soho ‘Elements’ Tapestries, by John Vanderbank, after Charles Le Brun, circa 1685

Water, Neptune and Thetis, the arms supported by dolphins and the border filled with seashells, coral and marine trophies, the side borders with oblong medallions of ships (partly concealed behind the state bed) 13ft. 4ins. high by 15ft. 6ins. wide.

1763 Inventory [later hand]: “the bed chamber 2nd George Room 3 Pieces of Tapestry represent Fire -Water & Air.”


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