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The Guard Room
  • Date: Probably 1847
  • Object Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil on sycamore panel with mahogany additions
  • Image size: 16 x 20 cm
  • Frame size: 40 x 49 x 7 cm
  • Inv: P371
  • Location: East Galleries III Staircase
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Further Reading
  • One of many guard room scenes by Meissonier, the figures wear sixteenth-century costume. Two drawings related to the painting were sold, Sotheby's, New York, 25 January 2002.