Architecture / Features & Decoration
Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire (Accredited Museum)
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Fire surround and overmantel of alabaster and blackstone at the north end of the Long Gallery. Overmantel has figure of Mercy, after prints by Hans Collaert and Maarten de Vos, set in strapwork surrounds.(from 'The New Hall: Realising Intentions,' by Nicholas Cooper in 'Hardwick Hall: A great old castle of romance') Figure is flanked by two pairs of blackstone pillars.