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Curt at the iconic Attingham Park, Shropshire, England, May 2012




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Scottish Splendor:
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The Glory of England:
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Curt's Curiosities, a division of The DiCamillo Companion, Ltd., organizes exceptional tours to Europe and the United States that focus on historic houses and culture-filled cities.  Led by Curt DiCamillo, an authority on the British country house, these exclusive tours, limited to small groups of participants, offer extraordinary depth and insight into history, architecture, and art. 

A Curt's Curiosities tour is an unparalleled way to experience history, most especially the British country house, one of Western civilization's greatest repositories of culture and art.  Featuring world-class lecturers and guides in architecture, art, gardens, and decorative arts, each tour is based in a luxurious hotel and travel is by deluxe motor coach.  With entree to some of the best homes, participants experience an exceptional wealth of culture and hospitality.

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All photos © Copyright 2011-14 by The DiCamillo Companion, Ltd.

Private view, Bantry House auction preview, Lyon & Turnbull, London, September 2014


Tour of art storage with the Director of the Garden Museum, London, September 2014


Kenwood House, London, September 2014


Lancaster House, London, September 2014


Lancaster House, London, September 2014


Christ Church, Spitalfields, London, September 2014


Osterley Park, London, September 2014


Staircase, Home House, London, September 2014


Staircase, Home House, London, September 2014


Baccarat Cristal Room, Paris, May 2014


Hôtel Beauharnais, Paris, May 2014


The Chapel, Château d’Anet, Normandy, May 2014


Hôtel de la Marine, Paris, May 2014


The Palace of Versailles, May 2014


The Apollo Salon, Château du Champ de Bataille, Normandy, May 2014


The Hall of Mirrors, The Palace of Versailles, May 2014


The Great Room, Hôtel de Lauzun, Paris, May 2014


The Canal and the Archer Pavilion
Wrest Park, Bedfordshire, September 2013


Interior of The Archer Pavilion
Wrest Park, September 2013


Urn in the grounds, Burghley House
Northamptonshire, September 2013


The Great Hall, Boughton House, Northamptonshire
September 2013


Sunset from the Orangery, Stoneleigh Abbey, Warwickshire
September 2013


Detail of door surround, the Saloon, Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire
September 2013


The Gardens, Cottesbrook Hall
Northamptonshire, September 2013


Honington Hall, Warwickshire, September 2013


The Walled Garden, Rousham House, Oxfordshire
September 2013


The Outer Library, Attingham Park, Shropshire, May 2013


The Staircase, Sledmere House, Yorkshire
September 2012


The Sculpture Gallery, Newby Hall, Yorkshire
September 2012


The Great Hall, Castle Howard, Yorkshire
September 2012


The Dining Room, Attingham Park, Shropshire
May 2012


Cronkhill, Attingham Estate, Shropshire, May 2012


Cool telephone at Attingham Park, Shropshire
May 2012


The Staircase Dome, Attingham Park, Shropshire
May 2012


The Servants' Hall, Attingham Park, Shropshire, May 2012


Dinner in the Orangery at Weston Park, Shropshire
May 2012


Monty, the Weston Park Kitty, May 2012
He came out every morning to greet us as we got on the bus


Bob, Our Wonderful Bus Driver, at Weston Park, May 2012


View to House From Stable Block
Patshull Park, Staffordshire, May 2012


Side Facade, Oakly Park, Shropshire, May 2012


The Garden, Oakly Park, Shropshire
May 2012


The Library Ceiling, Paradise Regained, by Graham Rust
Mawley Hall, Shropshire, May 2012


The Entrance Hall, Davenport House, Shropshire, May 2012


Chillington Hall, Staffordshire, May 2012


Church of St. Mary Magdalene
Bridgnorth, Shropshire, May 2012


Part of the Group at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire
May 2011


Badminton Church, Badminton Estate, May 2011


The Interior of Worcester Lodge
Badminton Estate, May 2011


The View from Claverton Manor, Bath, May 2011


Friendly Terrier at Great Chalfield Manor, Wiltshire, May 2011


The Canal and Orangery at Frampton Court, Gloucestershire
May 2011


Dyrham Park, Gloucestershire, May 2011


Lunch in the Hall at Great Chalfield Manor, Wiltshire, May 2011


All photos © Copyright 2011-14 by The DiCamillo Companion, Ltd.


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