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BSL: Blue Drawing Room

Changing the guard in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace
Changing the guard in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace. © British Tourist Authority, Photographer: Pawel Libera

The Blue Drawing Room in Buckingham Palace was designed by the architect John Nash for George IV. It was originally used for entertaining, and The King uses this room for receptions today.

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Blue Drawing Room at Buckingham Palace
Blue Drawing Room
Centre table with circular Sèvres porcelain top with chased gilt bronze mounts, stem-fasces; painted in imitation of classical cameos. In the centre is the head of Alexander the Great, surrounded by an outer circle of heads of twelve commanders fro
Table of the Great Commanders
Blue Drawing Room at Buckingham Palace

Blue Drawing Room ©

Find out more about objects in the Blue Drawing Room

Sèvres porcelain factory

Vase royal c. 1768-70

Sir Samuel Luke Fildes (1843-1927)

King George V (1865-1936) 1911-12

Sir William Samuel Henry Llewellyn (1858-1941)

Queen Mary (1867-1953) 1911-12

Jean Antoine Lépine (1720-1814)

Mantel clock c.1790