Archived imagery and information of a Computer Visualisation of Dudley Castle c1550 that was displayed as part of a museum exhibit within the castle visitor centre.
Dudley Castle is now a romantic ruin in the very heart of Central England.
During the middle of the 16th Century John Dudley 1st Duke of Northumberland commissioned the build of a range within the castle by Sir William Sharrington. This was the palatial home of John Dudley who was at the time one of the most powerful men in England.
Upon the death of Edward the Sixth (son of Henry the Eighth) it was Dudley who had the throne devised to his cousin Lady Jane Grey. The reign lasted only days before Mary Tudor became Queen Mary the First. John Dudley and Lady Jane Grey were beheaded in the Tower of London.
Featuring the Queens visit in June 1994 to open the new visitor centre and detailing some of the interactive graphics from the original virtual tour, this short video highlights a special day in the history of Dudley Castle.
This information centres on the worlds first ever 'Virtual Tours' experience that was in use in the visitor centre in the remains of Dudley Castle in England. The project itself is a little old now having been opened by HM the Queen in June 1994, but there still seems to be a lot of interest in it, and much of these details are still pertinent.
The Virtual Tours system itself was in use from 1994 through until 2005.