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An Aeroplane: View from the Compound

Painted in 1918, during the First World War, this impressionistic, almost Fauvist, painting depicts the view from Alexandra Palace.  A German artist who studied in London and Munich, Sauter was confined to Alexandra Palace between 1918 and 1919 while the … Continue reading

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Picnic at the Palace

Alexandra Palace – or the People’s Palace, as it has been branded since its construction and opening in the second-half of the nineteenth century – proudly stands surveying north-east London.  With sandwiches and sun cream, we planted ourselves upon a … Continue reading

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The Seventh Day of an 1862 Christmas…

On the seventh day of Christmas the 1862 Committee gave to me… seven Swans a Swimming   Alexandra Palace – The People’s Palace – was opened in 1873.  Using some of the materials which had originally been used to construct … Continue reading

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