Windsor Castle

Mortimer Menpes, R. I.


Source: The Thames, 144.

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"However disappointed a foreign monarch, on his first visit to England, may be with the drab hideousness of Buckingham Palace [before the modern façade], he cannot but confess that in Windsor Castle we have a dwelling meet even for the King of England. Both architecturally and by reason of its age, Windsor is a truly royal palace. Its history is linked with that of our kings until its very stones proclaim the annals of our country" (140).

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  • Menpes's Windsor
  • Photograph c. 1900
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