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Family Activities: Cartoon Workshop

Posted on 18 December 2008

Drawing inspiration from our current exhibition, Cartoons and Coronets: the Genius of Osbert Lancaster, an all day workshop was held in October with artist Reza Gajra for children aged 7 and over. Here you can see the wonderful animation film created on the day.

Cartoons and Coronets remains open un...

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Plaque, The Adoration of the Magi, Limoges, France c.1530
Plaque, The Adoration of the Magi, Limoges, France c.1530

Opening Times: Christmas Period

Posted on 10 November 2008

The Wallace Collection is open daily from 10am - 5pm.

We will be open on New Years Day, and closed from the 24-26 December.

Admission is Free.

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'Gothic' Armour for Man and Horse, German, late 15th century
'Gothic' Armour for Man and Horse, German, late 15th century

Collections: Arms and Armour Projects Completed

Posted on 01 November 2008

During the Armoury III renovations, Armoury II has been converted into a photographic studio as part of the final phase of the Wallace Collection’s Arms and Armour Photography Project.

The intensive three-year project ended with the photography of some of the largest and heaviest objects in the entire collection, including the two complete equestrian armours (with horses!). The success of this ambitious campaign of conservation and digital imagin...

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Transcript now online: Visitors to the Armoury of Dr Samuel Rush Meyrick 1820-1830

Posted on 07 August 2008

A transcription of the visitors’ book for the armoury of Dr Samuel Rush Meyrick when it was situated at 20 Upper Cadogan Place, London, between 1820 and 1830 is now online. Much of the arms and armour formerly owned by Meyrick was acquired by Sir Richard Wallace in 1871 and is now in the Wallace Collection. The visitors’ book was generously donated to the Wallace Collection by Mrs Daphne Lucas in 2003. ...

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