Treasures from Chatsworth, Episode 5: The Needlework of Elizabethan Chatsworth
A rare depiction of the original Chatsworth House from around 1550 provides a vital connection to the past. Hundreds of years from now, visitors will look to Johnny Warrender’s many renderings of Chatsworth and its garden for a 21st-century view of the house and its surroundings as well as a window onto the interests and enthusiasms of the current Duke and Duchess.
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