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Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery March 2010

The Manchester Art Gallery houses many works of local and international significance and has a collection of more than 25,000 objects. The gallery has an excellent art collection consisting of more than 2,000 oil paintings, 3,000 watercolours and drawings, 250 sculptures, 90 miniatures and around 1,000 prints. It owns many decorative art objects including ceramics, glass, furniture, metalwork, arms and armour.

The Masterpieces of the Manchester Art Gallery include:

Further information about the Manchester Art Gallery is available via the following links:


Essential Facts:

  • Name:                  Manchester Art Gallery
  • City:                      Manchester
  • Established:        1823
  • Location:            Mosley Street, Manchester, England


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