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Wallace Collection

Front entrance to the Wallace Collection, Manchester Square - geograph.org.uk - 1600012

The Wallace Collection is an art collection housed at Hertford House in Manchester Square, the former townhouse of the Seymour family, Marquesses of Hertford. Its collection comprises a famous range of fine and decorative arts from the 15th to the 19th centuries with a significant collection of French 18th-century paintings, furniture, porcelain and Old Master paintings.

The Masterpieces of the Wallace Collection include:

Further information about the Wallace Collection is available via the following links:

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Essential Facts:

  • Name:                   Wallace Collection
  • City:                       London
  • Country:               United Kingdom
  • Established:        1897
  • Type:                    Fine and Decorative Arts Museum
  • Collection Size:   5,500
  • Locations:           Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London

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Photo Credit: Anthony O’Neil [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons