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Welcome to The Painted Hall
Sir Christopher Wren's riverside masterpiece. The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich was completed between 1707 and 1726 by the artist Sir James Thornhill. It is one of the greatest decorative painted schemes in England. The Painted Hall and the other buildings of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich were designed to be a public display of magnificence, reflecting the power and prestige of the Royal Navy.