TOUR THE CASTLE (continued)
A watercolour by Eugene Lami shows a reception being held at Stafford House (now Lancaster House) featuring Queen Victoria. These parties were very fashionable and were known as Crushes; you put on your finest clothes and stood around chatting for a couple of hours, but you would not be offered food or drink!
The Ladies’ Sitting Room
The tapestries on the wall were commissioned for Queen Victoria’s visit in 1872, and a picture of Dunrobin is woven into the centre of two of them. Traditionally this room was used as a quiet place for the ladies of the house to pursue such hobbies as embroidery.
The Green and Gold Room
Features the first bathroom to be installed in the Castle
A place where children amused themselves under the watchful eye of their nannies and nursery maids, not to mention a governess or two
The night nursery has beds for two children
The Seamstress’s Room
Also the Haunted Room!
The Cromartie Stair
The staircase is known as a hanging staircase
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