The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

Masterpieces of Tate Britain

Tate Britain

Tate Britain houses a significant and large collection of the art of  British art from 1500 to the present day and has large holdings of the works of J. M. W. Turner, who bequeathed all his own collection to the nation.

The Masterpieces of the Tate Britain include:


“Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.” Queen Victoria



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