Althorp House in Northamptonshire, England, Princess Diana's childhood home where her father, Earl Spencer and his wife Raine, still lived in 1985. On the day of my visit, Althorp was in a uproar. The Earl was a having press event for his new book, and they weren't prepared for tourists, so I wound up knocking at the back door! I was taken around the house with only two others, into places the public usually didn't see. It was a family home filled with pictures, and I felt like an intruder.
ALTHORP - Earl Charles Spencer, de broer van wijlen prinses Diana, organiseert deze zomer een speciale tentoonstelling op het familielandgoed Althorp in Northamptonshire ter gelegenheid van de twintigste herdenking van de dood van Diana. Dat meldt de Britse televisiezender ITV. (Lees verder…)
At Easton Neston, in Northamptonshire, England—the 1702 house by Nicholas Hawksmoor owned by fashion designer Leon Max, who restored it with Ptolemy Dean Architects and Spencer-Churchill Designs—the Tapestry Bedroom features a George III mahogany bed with a custom-printed linen canopy; the carpet is a 19th-century Sultanabad.
8 JUNE 1989 PRINCESS DIANA RECEIVES THE FREEDOM OF THE BOROUGH OF NORTHAMPTON AS SHE RETURNS TO HER ANCESTRAL HOMETOWN
The Princess of Wales, wearing a pink and white Catherine Walker floral suit and matching Philip Somerville hat, inspects the guard of honour during a visit to Northampton to receive the Freedom of the City, June 8, 1989.