Thrones Photos

Thrones are symbols of rulers as well as chairs. Many derive from Great Chair designs.

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Neo-Gothic throne from Hohenschwangau Castle in Bavaria at German Historical Museum. Berlin, Germany.Former King's bedroom converted to throne room by Napoleon I in Fontainbleau Palace. Fontainbleau, France.Chair from gothic room of Countess of Osmond by François-Honoré-Georges Jacob of Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Napoleon I coronation throne by Jacob Desmalter at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Neo-Gothic throne (c1835) from Hohenschwangau Castle in Bavaria at German Historical Museum. Berlin, Germany.Former King's bedroom converted to throne room by Napoleon I in Fontainbleau Palace. Fontainbleau, France.Chair from gothic room of Countess of Osmond (1817-20) by François-Honoré-Georges Jacob of Paris at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Napoleon I coronation throne (Dec. 2, 1804) by Jacob Desmalter at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Bishop's chair inside St. Vincent Cathedral. St Malo, France.Throne decorated with fleur de lys in Council Chamber in Royal Lodge at Chateau Royal of Amboise. Amboise, France.Ornately carved throne chair with crest of France in Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Monumental fireplace & Bishop's chair in Great Hall at Château d'Azay-le-Rideau. Azay-le-Rideau, France.
Bishop's chair inside St. Vincent Cathedral. St Malo, France.Throne decorated with fleur de lys in Council Chamber in Royal Lodge at Chateau Royal of Amboise. Amboise, France.Ornately carved throne chair with crest of France in Great Hall at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.Monumental fireplace & Bishop's chair in Great Hall at Château d'Azay-le-Rideau. Azay-le-Rideau, France.
Carved throne with crest of François I in François I Renaissance wing at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Carpet & throne in new state apartments bedroom at Chambord Chateau. Chambord, France.Throne room with throne of Count of Chambord & Tapestries with Arms of France at Chambord Chateau. Chambord, France.Throne built for visit of King George IV to Ireland with footstool added for shorter Queen Victoria at Dublin Castle. Dublin, Ireland.
Carved throne with crest of François I in François I Renaissance wing at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.Carpet & throne in new state apartments bedroom at Chambord Chateau. Chambord, France.Throne room with throne (1871) of Count of Chambord & Tapestries with Arms of France (1870) at Chambord Chateau. Chambord, France.Throne built for visit of King George IV to Ireland (1821) with footstool added for shorter Queen Victoria at Dublin Castle. Dublin, Ireland.
Throne room was converted to a presence chamber at Dublin Castle. Dublin, Ireland.Ireland's Presidential inauguration chair first used as a royal throne by Queen Victoria in St Patrick's Hall at Dublin Castle. Dublin, Ireland.Ireland's Presidential inauguration chair first used as a royal throne by Queen Victoria in St Patrick's Hall at Dublin Castle. Dublin, Ireland.Armchair used by Louis Napoleon, King of Holland's court in his palace, the Town Hall on Dam Square at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.
Throne room was converted to a presence chamber (1788) at Dublin Castle. Dublin, Ireland.Ireland's Presidential inauguration chair (c1849) first used as a royal throne by Queen Victoria in St Patrick's Hall at Dublin Castle. Dublin, Ireland.Ireland's Presidential inauguration chair (c1849) first used as a royal throne by Queen Victoria in St Patrick's Hall at Dublin Castle. Dublin, Ireland.Armchair used by Louis Napoleon, King of Holland's court in his palace, the Town Hall on Dam Square at Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, NL.
Throne of Queen's representative in upper chamber of Province House. Charlottetown, PE.Replica of coronation chair & stone of scone made for motion picture at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Throne & unicorn tapestries in Queen's Inner Hall recreated in Palace of Stirling Castle. Stirling, Scotland.Royal thrones in Council Chamber at Belfast City Hall. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Throne of Queen's representative in upper chamber of Province House. Charlottetown, PE.Replica of coronation chair & stone of scone made for motion picture at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland.Throne & unicorn tapestries in Queen's Inner Hall recreated in Palace of Stirling Castle. Stirling, Scotland.Royal thrones in Council Chamber at Belfast City Hall. Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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