Designing an Enchanted Palace: The Crace decorators at the Royal Pavilion

17 October 2020 to 7 February 2021
PRINTS & DRAWINGS GALLERY

Free with Brighton Museum admission, members and residents free (tickets must be booked in advance)

This new display reveals around 50 rarely seen original designs for the Royal Pavilion interiors dating from the early 19th century, and gives an intimate insight into how the Royal Pavilion interiors were created by decorators John and Frederick Crace under George IV. Also on show are Asian porcelain, enamels, glass paintings, hand painted wallpaper and images of China that inspired the Craces’ work.

A design for the Royal Pavilion possibly inspired by Chinese Imperial robes, by Frederick Crace, c1815.