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Waddesdon Manor by SuperSnappz Waddesdon Manor by SuperSnappz
Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, England

Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild (1839-1898) bought the Waddesdon Estate - originally nothing but farmland - in 1874. He wanted a country retreat built in the style of a Loire châteaux and soon engaged the French architect Gabriel-Hippolyte Destailleur. The foundation stone was laid in 1877. The completion of the Bachelors' Wing in 1880 and the main part of the house in 1883 were celebrated with house parties of twenty guests.

Waddesdon was created as a place to entertain guests at Ferdinand's famous 'Saturday to Monday' house parties. They enjoyed all the modern comforts of running water, central heating and electricity. Ferdinand's guests included figures from the social circle around the Prince of Wales, politics, and culture.

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darklord86 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014
Very nice shot!
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RainbowFay Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice photo shot.^^
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Stroody Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Brilliant !
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SuperSnappz Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks Bob.
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angelichope Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012
Gorgeous!!!!:iconmecutelove:
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SuperSnappz Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks
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angelichope Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012
Welcome!!!:):heart::heart::heart::heart::heart::)
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Digital-Blend Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012
Wow, great image!
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SuperSnappz Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
It was a fantastic building, it was only a shame that I did not get a decent pic from the front. The sun was to harsh
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Digital-Blend Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012
This angle looks great!
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