Historical Snippets from the Romsey Art Group Archive No.2


The Orangery

The Orangery at Broadlands, home of Lord Mountbatten, was the setting for the Spring Exhibition of May 1964. Painting prices ranged from 2 guineas to 45 guineas. On show was a painting of the presentation of new colours to the Hampshire Regiment exhibited by artist Tom Oxford prior to going to its new home in the Officers’ Mess at the Regiment’s headquarters.