• Photographer: Jonas Carlson Almqvist
  • Photography date: July 13, 2005
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  • Country:: Sweden
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Drottningholm Palace, Hall of state

Great Hall, later the Hall of state at Drottningholm with ceiling paintings by John Sylvius and Evrard Chauveau with Pandora's birth as a central motif. The walls and floor change in the middle of 19th century for king Oscar I, designed by Fredrik Wilhelm Scholander and the Hall was namned "the Contemporain hall". Drottningholm Palace: The Drottningholm Palace is the private residence of the Swedish royal family. It is located in Drottningholm. It is built on the island Lovön (in Ekerö Municipality of Stockholm County), and is one of Sweden's Royal Palaces. It was originally built in the late 16th century. It served as a residence of the Swedish royal court for most of the 18th century. Apart from being the private residence of the Swedish royal family, the palace is a popular tourist attraction. This image was photographed for the book "Stockholm 360"

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