No. 2 Palace Gate

Title

No. 2 Palace Gate

Date Created

1873-76

Creator

Philip Hardwick (1792-1870), architect

Description

The custom- built studio house of John Everett Millais in Palace Gate. A square, conservative Italianate house with Sicilian marble floors and carved Bücknow fireplaces. It was designed by architect Philip Hardwick but constructed by William Cubitt & Co. in 1873-76. The largest room was Millais’s studio, featuring carpeted floors and tapestry-covered walls.

Coverage

2 Palace Gate, London, in February 2015

Is Referenced By

Monkhouse, Cosmo. “Some English artists and their studios.” Century Magazine 24 (August 1882): 557-60.

Rights

Photograph: Creative Commons license
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sir_John_Everett_Millais_-_2_Palace_Gate_Kensington_London_W8_5NF.jpg

Contributor

Omeka record contributed by Jenifer Norwalk

Date Submitted

November 17, 2016

Date Modified

November 19, 2016
December 16, 2016, by LM
January 29, 2017, by LM

Address

No. 2 Palace Gate, London W8

London borough

Kensington

Town/county

London

Current address

No. 2 Palace Gate, London W8 5NF
Zambian High Commission

Files

Sir_John_Everett_Millais_-_2_Palace_Gate_Kensington_London_W8_5NF.jpg

Collection

Reference

Philip Hardwick (1792-1870), architect, No. 2 Palace Gate

Cite As

Philip Hardwick (1792-1870), architect, “No. 2 Palace Gate,” Victorian Artists at Home, accessed February 6, 2023, https://artistsathome.emorydomains.org/items/show/93.

Item Relations

Item: J. E. MILLAIS, R.A. dcterms:relation This Item
Item: JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, R.A., D.C.L. dcterms:relation This Item
Item: John Everett Millais
dcterms:relation This Item