Drawing room

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Drawing room

A large formal space for entertaining.

drawing room

A formal reception room, usually in a prominent location of a large home, mansion, or manor house.
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Supply and delivery sheaths, drawing rooms and equipment for building infrastructure underground telecommunications.
Like the rest of the hotel, the four drawing rooms are packed with an eclectic mix of antiques, contemporary furniture, period fireplaces and modern art - much of which is available to buy.
A nightcap in one of the drawing rooms later and it was to bed in our movie-star suite one last time before the fantasy was over and work beckoned once morep ROOM rates start from pounds 240 West Wing, or pounds 420 for a Mansion room to find out more information call 01923 807 807 or visit www.
Top billing goes to Apartment One, formed partly from the former billiard room, now an impressive drawing room and with a big, west-facing bow window.
They used drawing rooms when the gathering was large enough.
These upstairs rooms were apparently bedrooms although in some mansions, like Virginia's Governor's Palace, "the most influential house in the Chesapeake in the early eighteenth century," the Miles Brewton house in Charleston, South Carolina, or the Samuel Powel town house in Philadelphia, one of the second story rooms became the grand room of the house known as a drawing room.
The smallest drawing room in the smallest house design measures 21ft 4in by 12ft 9in and the smallest bedroom is 12ft by 10ft 8in.
and nothingarians" who regularly clomped in muddy boots through lovely Elizabeth Monroe's French-style drawing rooms.
Martha "rescued the situation," Truman writes, by instituting regular drawing room receptions.