De Hooghe: Houses of Parlaiment. c1690. An original antique etching. 24″ x 18″. [LDNp6782]

PAIR Upper and Lower House of England: William III presides in the House Commons, with a smaller sketch of the House of Lords above. On the walls hang the famous Hendrick Vroom Arrmada Tapestries commissioned by Lord Admiral Howard and destroyed in the fire of 1834.