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Queen's House (London, England)

LC control no.nr2002027799
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingQueen's House (London, England)
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Variant(s)Royal Museums Greenwich. Queen's House
Beginning date1934
Associated countryGreat Britain
LocatedGreenwich (London, England)
Field of activityArt Architecture
Found inGreenwich : an architectural history of the Royal Hospital for Seamen and the Queen's House, c2000.
The Great Buildings Collection WWW Home page, July 29, 2002 (The Queen's House, Greenwich, was built by Inigo Jones for Anne of Denmark, wife of James I, in the grounds of Greenwich Palace)
Royal Museums Greenwich. Annual review 2011/12: p.1 (the Queen's House, a royal villa and England's first truly classical building, is home to a world-class collection of paintings; in June 2011 Her Majesty The Queen formally approved Royal Museums Greenwich, RMG, as the new collective title for the National Maritime Museum, Queen's House, Royal Observatory, and Cutty Sark)
Royal Museums Greenwich website, 12 June 2013: about p. (history of the Queen's House: Anne of Denmark commissioned Inigo Jones in 1616 to design a new pavilion for her at Greenwich; structurally completed in 1635; in 1805, George III granted the Queen's House to the Royal Naval Asylum, a charity caring for and educating the orphan children of seamen and which moved from Paddington to Greenwich the following year, eventually becoming part of the Royal Hospital School which itself moved to Suffolk in 1933; National Maritime Museum took over the Queen's House in 1934)
The Tower of London Virtual Tour WWW Home page, July 29, 2002 (cites another at the Tower of London)
Associated languageeng