The Visitor's Guide to Knole: In the County of Kent, with Catalogues of the Pictures Contained in the Mansion, and Biographical Notices of the Principal Persons Whose Portraits Form Part of the Collection (Google eBook)

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James Payne, 1839 - Knole Park, Sevenoaks, Eng. (Kent) - 249 pages
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