The Victorian Bourgeoisie Pleasure Palace Of Baron Rothschild | Historic Britain

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On a visit to Waddesdon, Alan uncovers the story of Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, famed for his lavish lifestyle and the parties he threw at his French Renaissance-style château. Alison Hammond heads to Polesden Lacey to party 1900s-style, architecture enthusiast Clive Aslet visits another grand design on the Waddesdon estate, and presenter Oz Clarke travels to Kent to see one of Baron Ferdinand’s most prized possessions as it undergoes restoration.

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