The focal point is the magnificent portrait by Philip de Laszlo of Duchess Eileen. The furniture includes a Chippendale mahogany pedestal library table, 19th century globe by the Edinburgh firm W & A K Johnstone, and a long case clock by J Hanley.
the green and gold room
Before this, the Duchess took her bath in front of the fire in her Dressing Room. In the 18th century the bathwater was simply poured out of the window, but once Victorians built the terrace in 1850, this practice ceased and the water had to be taken away by hand.