A selection of portrait collections in Bath, Tuesday 22 July 2014

Posted: 2014

The Council Chamber in Bath Guidhall

This event will comprise expert-led visits to four portrait collections in Bath; the Holburne Museum (including the temporary exhibition Julian Opie: Collected Works); the Royal Mineral Water Hospital, known locally as The Min; the Bath Guildhall; and the Fashion Museum’s Georgians exhibition. Further details to be announced in May.



Revealing Stories for the Government Art Collection by Philippa Martin

Posted: 11 March 2014

The History of Maidstone by J M. Russell, 1881, opposite page 335. The British Library

This bursary has been used to collect information that will enhance an existing project to improve provenance records for works in the Government Art Collection (GAC). George Mogg (who helped research the provenance of GAC works at Christie’s archives) joined me on the following archive visits. We first visited Kent History and Library Centre in Maidstone to research two full-length portraits of Frederick V, King[...]