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  • "Spring on the 6th"

    A few selected paintings seen at the Salmagundi Club. "Spring on the 6th". Oil on canvas, by Zbigniew Kopania. Hahaha, I'm cheap. This is an art club whose gallery is open to the public for free. Info from the Club's web site: "Founded in 1871, the Sa…

  • "Murphy on MacDougal Street"

    A few selected paintings seen at the Salmagundi Club. "Murphy on MacDobugal Street". Oil, by Jane Hart. Hahaha, I'm cheap. This is an art club whose gallery is open to the public for free. Info from the Club's web site: "Founded in 1871, the Salmagund…

  • "Did you know?"

    A few selected paintings seen at the Salmagundi Club. "Did you know?". Water color, by Kathryn T Cross. Hahaha, I'm cheap. This is an art club whose gallery is open to the public for free. Info from the Club's web site: "Founded in 1871, the Salmagund…


  • Marble mantelpiece

    Hahaha, I'm cheap. This is an art club whose gallery is open to the public for free. Info from the Club's web site: "Founded in 1871, the Salmagundi Club is one of the oldest art organizations in the United States. Housed in an historic brownstone mansi…

  • "Tibetan couple in front of the temple"

    A few selected paintings seen at Salmagundi Club. "Tibetan couple in front of the temple". Oil on canvas, by Christopher Zhang. Hahaha, I'm cheap. This is an art club whose gallery is open to the public for free. Info from the Club's web site: "Found…

  • Copper kitchen utensils

    One of the first chambers upon entering Burghley House is its kitchen, the "downstairs" of the stately home where the servants spent most of their awake time in the old days. Burghley House in Stamford, Lincolnshire, is one of the greatest stately homes…


  • Tale-telling on the wall

    Like many museums, Burghley House uses a short film to tell its history. But unlike a typical film being played on a screen, images of the important historic figures are projected high on the walls of a darkened room. It allows everyone to see the film w…

  • Voices from the past

    Like many museums, Burghley House uses a short film to tell its history. But unlike a typical film being played on a screen, images of the important historic figures are projected high on the walls of a darkened room. It allows everyone to see the film w…

  • An Elizabethan tale

    Like many museums, Burghley House uses a short film to explain its history. But unlike a typical film being played on a screen, images of the important historic figures are projected high on the walls of a darkened room. It allows everyone to see the fil…


  • COR UNUM VIA UNA

    The Coat of Arms of the Cecil family. Look closely and you will see their motto below the shield as "cor unum via una", Latin for "One Heart, One Way". Burghley House in Stamford, Lincolnshire, is one of the greatest stately homes in all of Britain. Buil…

  • Spring flowers

    Burghley House in Stamford, Lincolnshire, is one of the greatest stately homes in all of Britain. Built between 1563 and 1589 for William Cecil, Elizabeth I's Lord Treasurer and her Chief Minister for four decades. The massive house incorporates Flemish,…

  • House Entrance

    Burghley House in Stamford, Lincolnshire, is one of the greatest stately homes in all of Britain. Built between 1563 and 1589 for William Cecil, Elizabeth I's Lord Treasurer and her Chief Minister for four decades. The massive house incorporates Flemish,…


  • Glass and ormolu lustre, cicra 1800

    The base of this lustre made of ormolu and glass is in the form of a tempietto, a small and typical circular Renaissance temple. The design is inspired by the circular classical Temple of Vesta at Tivoli. This is one of a pair dating to circa 1800 and is…

  • Gilt and inscribed with the Coat of arms of William Cecil

    Alas, I didn't capture the information of this. Presumable made of gilt silver and possibly a wine cooler? One thing is certain, the centre inscription is the Coat of arms of William Cecil, the Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I in the late 1500s.…

  • Another view of the Rolls Royce

    The same 1926 Rolls Royce on a private wedding hire. Burghley House in Stamford, Lincolnshire, is one of the greatest stately homes in all of Britain. Built between 1563 and 1589 for William Cecil, Elizabeth I's Lord Treasurer and her Chief Minister for…


  • British aristocracy

    Burghley House in Stamford, Lincolnshire, is one of the greatest stately homes in all of Britain. Built between 1563 and 1589 for William Cecil, Elizabeth I's Lord Treasurer and her Chief Minister for four decades. The massive house incorporates Flemish,…

  • Lunch time for the ducks too

    Burghley House in Stamford, Lincolnshire, is one of the greatest stately homes in all of Britain. Built between 1563 and 1589 for William Cecil, Elizabeth I's Lord Treasurer and her Chief Minister for four decades. The massive house incorporates Flemish,…

  • Lunch

    Since the Cecils forgot to invite us for a proper luncheon, our lunch was a down-to-earth sandwich, tea and ginger beer. If you think tea and ginger beer is an odd mix together, it is. I only had the tea with my sandwich, I bought the ginger beer for late…


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