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In November 2007, Rachel Gadsden was selected and appointed to be the first Artist in Residence at Hampton Court Palace. For the past year, Rachel has been exploring the palace and uncovering stories trapped within the fibre of the building. Colin Hambrook responds with some personal memories brought alive by the work

Rachel Gadsden was appointed to be the first Artist in Residence at Hampton Court Palace In November 2007. Rachel has been uncovering stories trapped within the fibre of the building over the past year.

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Drawn in Triumph by Rachel Gadsden

Drawn in Triumph, one of a series of paintings by Rachel Gadsden inspired by Mantagne's 'Triumph of Caesar', with contributions from participants of the Big Draw Event at Hampton Court Palace in October 2008.

Rachel Gadsden was appointed to be the first Artist in Residence at Hampton Court Palace In November 2007. Rachel has been uncovering stories trapped within the fibre of the building over the past year.

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Detail from Chapel Royal, painting by Rachel Gadsden

Detail from Chapel Royal, painting by Rachel Gadsden

Rachel Gadsden was appointed to be the first Artist in Residence at Hampton Court Palace In November 2007. Rachel has been uncovering stories trapped within the fibre of the building over the past year.

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Detail from Henry 500 (1509 – 2009), painting by Rachel Gadsden

Detail from Henry 500 (1509 – 2009), painting by Rachel Gadsden

Rachel Gadsden was appointed to be the first Artist in Residence at Hampton Court Palace In November 2007. Rachel has been uncovering stories trapped within the fibre of the building over the past year.

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Jester, painting by Rachel Gadsden

Jester, painting by Rachel Gadsden

Rachel Gadsden was appointed to be the first Artist in Residence at Hampton Court Palace In November 2007. Rachel has been uncovering stories trapped within the fibre of the building over the past year.

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Drawn in Triumph, one of a series of paintings by Rachel Gadsden

Drawn in Triumph, one of a series of paintings by Rachel Gadsden inspired by Mantagne's 'Triumph of Caesar', with contributions from participants of the Big Draw Event at Hampton Court Palace in October 2008

Rachel Gadsden was appointed to be the first Artist in Residence at Hampton Court Palace In November 2007. Rachel has been uncovering stories trapped within the fibre of the building over the past year.