Wallace Collection

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Wallace Collection:

see under Wallace, Sir RichardWallace, Sir Richard,
1818–90, English art collector. The illegitimate son of the marquess of Hertford, he inherited in 1871 his father's superb collection of continental art, which he had helped to build.
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After visiting the National Gallery, or Hertford House, or hearing Brahms or Beethoven at the Bechstein Hall, she would come back to find a new person awaiting her, in whose soul were imbedded some grains of the invaluable substance which she still called reality, and still believed that she could find.
An opportunity has now arisen to quicken land assembly work by purchasing long-term leaseholds in Coventry Point, which may be allow the brutalist tower to be demolished ahead of schedule, Hertford House and parts of Hertford Street, as well as Shelton Square and Market Chambers.
The Council has an opportunity to help speed up the land assembly work required by purchasing the leasehold interests in Coventry Point, Hertford House and parts of Hertford Street, as well as Shelton Square / Market Chambers.
We began with our one free day and started with a stroll for a couple of blocks to a handsome building I had often noticed in Manchester Square called Hertford House, home of the Wallace Collection.
B collectio There's lots in the way of fine art here at grand Hertford House, such as Frans Hals's Laughing Cavalier.
Hertford House and most of its contents, mainly 18th-century French paintings and works of art, Old Masters and arms and armour amassed by the Marquesses of Hertford, was bequeathed to the nation in 1897 by the widow of Sir Richard Wallace, reputedly the illegitimate son of the 4th Marquess of Hertford and himself a passionate collector.
Apollo and the Cumaean Sybil (Wallace Collection) is bound by the terms of its bequest not to be lent from Hertford House, but the pictures from the Musee Conde in Chantilly and the Glasgow Art Gallery are not restricted in the same way.
MODERN The Hertford house type at Stella Riverside.
The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN Tel 020 7563 9500 www.
They were all over each other when they partied last week with Christina Aguilera and her hubby, Jordan Bratman, at celebrity jeweller Stephen Webster's party at Soho's Hertford House.
The 25-year-old diva - who showed up looking fab in a slinky figure-boosting frock - flew in for celebrity jeweller Stephen Webster's do at Soho's Hertford House.
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust is now probing nurse reports at mental health home Hertford House, in Old Warwick Road, Olton, where Mr Duggan lived.

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