The portrait at Nuneham, which I have mentioned above, is not so life-like as that at knole: it lacks the shading.
A group of blue leaves, etc., taken from some old cushions at knole Park, Sevenoaks.
Rain-pipe heads at knole have patterns formed in this way by bright tin applied to the surface.
This kind of furniture was generally gilt, and under the black paint of those at knole are still to be seen traces of the gold.
Like knole and Ham House, the interior is untouched, and every room is in the same condition since the time of its erection.
One of the rooms was fitted up by James First for himself when he paid a visit to knole, and the room is kept as it was.
On the way to Brede we stopped for luncheon at knole, another famous country place owned by the West family.
Twenty miles to the east, over the Kentish border, is knole, which concludes the tour.
He died in 1486 at his palace at knole, and was buried at Canterbury.
This picture (the original) was sold at Christie's during a sale from knole several years ago.