Viceroy's House uses Bridgeman for set design


Bridgeman Images has licensed images for Viceroy's House, showing in UK cinemas now.



Based on a true story, the film follows the final Viceroy of India, British statesman Lord Mountbatten as he is charged with handing India back to its people.


A Grecian Idyll, 1907 (oil on canvas), John William Godward (1861-1922) / Private Collection / Photo © Christie's Images


The upstairs/ downstairs stars Hugh Bonneville and Gillian Anderson as Lord and Lady Mountbatten.


The Signal, 1899 (oil on canvas), John William Godward (1861-1922) / J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA


The film uses images from the Bridgeman archive as set design. The paintings are by John William Godward (1861 - 1922) a Victorian Neo-classicist painter, and Britain’s Painter Laureate Frank Owen Salisbury (1874 - 1962).


Portrait of H. M. King George VI, seated full length, in Coronation Robes, 1937 (oil on canvas), Frank Owen Salisbury (1874-1962) / Private Collection / Photo © Christie's Images​


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