"It was a long, elaborate, symmetrical Adam room, with two bays of windows opening onto Green Park."
Robert Adam (1728-1792) and James Adam (1732-1794) were Scottish-born brothers, both architects who designed in the neo-classical style.
Their work in London includes Portland Place in Marylebone, Fitzroy Square in Fitzrovia, and Kenwood House in Hampstead.
Kenwood House, Hampstead - the central portion of which was designed by the Adam brothers - Credit: Steve Cadman, Flickr
Green Park is a Royal Park in London which lies between Hyde Park and St. James Park: