This photograph of the image is believed to have been taken c1920-1950.
The photographer's notes state: 'Copy. The house. Southeast front. Illustration "The Mansion". Frontispiece in a large catalogue of the "Sydney Collection at Frognal, Chislehurst, Kent", issued by Messrs Knight, Frank, & Rutley on the occasion of the sale at the above on June 7th 1915'.
Frognal House was a large country house that has once been the seat of the Viscounts Sydney. In 1915 it was sold to government and its contents auctioned off. Two years later, in 1917, it became the site of the new Queen Mary’s Hospital, a centre for pioneering plastic surgery.
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People & Organisations
Photographer: Street, Philip Edmund Wills
Post Medieval Country House
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