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Eltham Palace Art Deco extension, photo of staircase, one of two symmetrical, walls in Australian black bean wood, decorative porthole. From World of Interiors June 1999 http://www.worldofinteriors.co.uk/ see also http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/eltham-palace-and-gardens/things-to-do/#Section3

from Trying to Balance the Madness

Stairs to die for

The incredible grand staircase of the French Lines, SS Paris. The intricacy of her 1921 post Jacobean, Tudor, Palladian but not quite Art Deco or Nouveau interior still far surpasses any of these so called "luxury" cruise ships we have today...