Windsor Castle in watercolour

Twenty views of Windsor Castle by the great 18th-century artist, Paul and Thomas Sandby, go on display at the Castle in the New Year. The pictures are all part of The Queen's Royal Collection.

Windsor Castle exhibition shows the Royal home in a new light

The Henry VIII Gateway from Castle Hill, c.1760 Credit: Her Majesty The Queen 2013

Created from the 1760s to the 1790s, they provide a fascinating insight into life at Windsor during the reign of George III. The drawings will be displayed alongside a number of early guidebooks, showing what visitors to Windsor would have experienced some 250 years ago.

Windsor Castle: Henry VIII Gateway, c.1780 Credit: Her Majesty The Queen 2013

'Capturing the Castle: Watercolours of Windsor by Paul and Thomas Sandby' - The Drawings Gallery, Windsor Castle, runs from 7th February to 5th May 2014.