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cross-disciplinary analysis will determine how the paintings were created and have altered over time, as well as
establishing an accurate record of their present condition
to inform changes in visual perception and interpretation.
It will also support the Historic Tapestries Environmental
Protection research project at Hampton Court Palace,
which seeks to integrate and process 10 years of environmental monitoring data on the palace’s historic tapestries,
to improve understanding and aid preservation.
about the monarchs you know and the lives you don’t.
We let people explore and we set minds racing. We are a
charity and your support gives the palaces a future, for
Registered charity number 1068852.
For more information visit www.hrp.org.uk
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), part
of UK Research and Innovation, funds internationally outstanding independent researchers across the whole range of the
arts and humanities: history, archaeology, digital content, philosophy, languages and literature, design, heritage, area studies,
the creative and performing arts, and much more. The quality
and range of research supported by AHRC works for the good
of UK society and culture and contributes both to UK economic success and to the culture and welfare of societies across
the globe. ahrc.ukri.org.
Adrian Phillips, Director of Palaces and Collections at
Historic Royal Palaces, said: “We are delighted to receive
this generous grant from the CapCo fund and are
immensely grateful to the AHRC. As an independent
charity, Historic Royal Palaces has been badly affected by
the Coronavirus pandemic, with the devastating impact
causing a £100million shortfall in the last financial year an income reduction of over 85%. As an Independent
Research Organisation, this grant will be instrumental in
allowing the charity to continue its important research
through access to cutting edge equipment and pioneering
For more information on Historic Royal Palaces’
Conservation and Collections, visit
Historic Royal Palaces is a team of people who love and
look after six of the most wonderful palaces in the world.
We create space for spirits to stir and be stirred. We want
everyone to feel welcome and accepted. We tell stories
Above, view of new lab (c) Historic Royal Palaces
Above, HRP banqueting house renovations (c) Historic Royal Palaces/David Jensen
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