Font Size

100% 150% 200%

Background Colour

Default Contrast
Close Reset

Interior. View of Dining Room from South.

SC 457786

Description Interior. View of Dining Room from South.

Catalogue Number SC 457786

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of B 7926 CN

Scope and Content View of dining room from south, Inveraray Castle, Argyll and Bute John, 5th Duke of Argyll, inherited the title in 1770, and began to transform the interior of Inveraray Castle in 1782 in accordance with fashionable taste. French influence can be seen in the tapestry, furniture and carpets installed in the 1780s. The round-headed painted panels reflect the round-headed window frames and the round-headed looking-glass, above the console table. There are circular painted panels within square frames above the doors. Much of this was executed by Irrouard le Girardy. The architect Robert Mylne (1733-1814) was responsible for much interior decoration of the castle. He made plans for the complete decoration of the south-west saloon and all the state rooms on the north-east side, including the dining room. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

People and Organisations


Attribution & Licence Summary

Attribution: © RCAHMS

You may: copy, display, store and make derivative works [eg documents] solely for licensed personal use at home or solely for licensed educational institution use by staff and students on a secure intranet.

Under these conditions: Display Attribution, No Commercial Use or Sale, No Public Distribution [eg by hand, email, web]

Full Terms & Conditions and Licence details

MyCanmore Text Contributions