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Masterpieces of the Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery - panoramio

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:


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



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