Thursday, March 16, 2017
EUROPA 1986 – Nature 13.5.1986
(50c) Het Loo Palace (meaning "The Woods Palace") is a palace in Apeldoorn, Netherl
ands. The symmetrical Dutch Baroque building was designed by Jacob Roman and Johan van Swieten and was built between 1684 and 1686 for stadtholder-king William III and Mary II of England. The garden was designed by Claude Desgotz.
The palace was a residence of the House of Orange-Nassau from the 17th century until the death of Queen Wilhelmina in 1962. The building was renovated between 1976 and 1982. Since 1984, the palace is a state museum open for the general public, showing interiors with original furniture, objects and paintings of the House of Orange-Nassau.
(70c) Old Tree.