Design for seating for the trial of Henry Dundas, Lord Melville, including a royal box and throne, Westminster Hall, Palace of Westminster, London

RIBApix ref no RIBA36525
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1806
Image Date1806
ViewInterior
StyleGeorgian
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSD100/4(1)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This drawing has been attributed to Adam Lee and was produced for the last ever impeachment trial to be held by the House of Lords. Henry Dundas, Lord Melville and First Lord of the Admiralty had been accused of the misappropriation of public money while treasurer of the Admiralty between 1782 and 1800. His trial ended in an acquittal.

Subject tags

parliament buildings, canopies, seating, law courts, thrones