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Dec 28 2008 15:01 GMT mcdonegal1 PRO
I like the colours and textures in the bricks!
Dec 28 2008 16:05 GMT marijke06
who did this?....
Queen Anne
George I
George II
Princess Victoria?
Dec 28 2008 16:13 GMT Foggydew
I am learning every day :)

Kensington Palace
Kensington Palace has been a royal home for over 300 years and parts of the palace remain a private residence for members of the Royal Family today. The magnificent State Apartments and the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection, which includes dresses worn by HM Queen Elizabeth II and Diana, Princess of Wales, are open to the public.

Kensington Palace was once a favoured home of some of Britain's most famous kings and queens and the setting for many great events and dramas in royal history. Originally a private country house, the building was acquired by William III and Mary II in 1689 and was adapted for royal residence by Sir Christopher Wren. For the next 70 years the palace was at the centre of the life and government of the kingdom and played host to the courts of William and Mary, Queen Anne, George I and George II. In the 19th century Kensington was the birthplace and childhood home of Princess Victoria (later Queen Victoria).

Kensington's best known resident in recent years was Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-97) who occupied apartments in the north-west part of the palace from 1981 to 1997.
Dec 28 2008 17:14 GMT mebymyself
very nice explanation...
good foto reportage!!!!
Dec 28 2008 18:36 GMT lynnj04
Great photo and write up :-))