Baroda House, Kensington Palace Gardens, London: the picture gallery and courtyard garden with pool

RIBApix ref no RIBA80794
Architect/DesignerCescinsky, Herbert (b. 1875)
Artist/PhotographerNewbery, Sydney W. (1894-1985)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1935
Image Date1937
Library ReferenceA222/37 (Newbery 91156)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The stables at Baroda house, a 19th century building, were converted into a library in 1934 and a picture gallery added in 1935 by Herbert Cescinsky. Baroda House was the London home of Alfred Chester Beatty whose collection of mainly Oriental manuscripts, printed works and artefacts was kept there until its removal to Dublin in 1950.

Subject tags

houses, water features, conversion of buildings, courtyards