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24 October 2019The WALLACE COLLECTION LONDON
20 June 2019STANSTED PARK, HAMPSHIRE
25 April 2019WHITCHURCH SILK MILL & BOMBAY SAPPHIRE GIN DISTILLERY, HAMPSHIRE
13 September 2018CHARLESTON HOUSE TOUR FIRLE & FARLEYS HOUSE TOUR, CHIDDINGLY, East Sussex
10 July 2018HIGHCLERE CASTLE (Downton Abbey) INCLUDING THE EGYPTIAN EXHIBITION
23 May 2018STRAWBERRY HILL House, Twickenham and HAM House & Gardens, Richmond
17 April 2018KINGS CROSS AND ST PANCRAS, and the BRITISH LIBRARY
11 October 2017Visit to Windsor Castle, Royal County of Berkshire
17 July 2017Visit to Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton and Winchester Cathedral
15 June 2017Visit to Royal Botanical Gardens Kew, Richmond
28 March 2017GUILDHALL ART GALLERY-LONDON

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The WALLACE COLLECTION LONDON
Thursday 24 October 2019

 The Wallace Collection and Leighton House in London 
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The Wallace Collection is a national museum which displays the wonderful works of art collected in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by the first four Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace, the son of the 4th Marquess.

It was bequeathed to the British nation by Sir Richard's widow, Lady Wallace, in 1897.

Displayed at Hertford House, one of the family's London properties in the nineteenth century, the Wallace Collection presents its outstanding collections in a sumptuous but approachable manner which is an essential part of its charm.

 

The Leighton House Museum is an art museum in the Holland Park area in west London. The building was the London home of painter Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton (1830–1896), who commissioned the architect and designer George Aitchison to build him a combined home and studio noted for its incorporation of tiles and other elements purchased in the Near East to build a magnificent Qa'a (room). The resulting building, completed 1866–95, on the privately owned Ilchester Estate, is now Grade II* listed. It is noted for its elaborate Orientalist and aesthetic interiors.

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