Introduction

The Governorship,
1610 - Present


Governor Profiles

Government House
Setting and Influence

Virtual Tour
The Grounds

Vestibule and Hall

Dining Room

Drawing Room

Ballroom

Royal Suite


Original Inventory


Bibliography


Sign Guestbook
Play Games

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Virtual Tour: Drawing Room

Drawing Room Panorama
Drawing Room
Photo © 2000 Lisa LeDrew.
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This room is the principal reception room of the house and contains a number of items from the 1829 inventory including the large mantel mirror surmounted by the royal arms, two gilt pier tables with mirrors and a number of fine rosewood pieces.

Rosewood Games Table
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Rosewood Music Stand
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Among these are two games tables and a loo or round pedestal table. The tortoise-shell clock on the mantel is likely French and may date from the first half of the 19th century.

Tortoise-shell Clock
Clock is likely French from the 1st half of the 19th century.

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Drawing Room Ceiling
Another of the ceilings by Alexander Pindikowsky.

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August, 2000.

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