Grosvenor Gallery Library

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The Grosvenor Gallery Library published in The Illustrated London News, 26 March 1881."1. Circulating Library 2. Large Reading-Room 3. Large Dining and Luncheon Room 4. Reference Library and Reading-Room"

The Grosvenor Gallery Library (est. 1880) was a circulating library in London in the late 19th century. It was affiliated with the Grosvenor Gallery of art on Bond Street,[1][2] later moving to South Molton Street. It offered subscribers current periodicals, new books, and a Ladies' Reading Room.[3] Owners and staff included Miss Brinstingl, Coutts Lindsay, Mrs. A.W. Pollard, and Thomas Verrinder.[4]


  1. ^ Grosvenor Gallery: A Palace of Art in Victorian England. Yale University Press. 1996. ISBN 9780300067521. 
  2. ^ Herbert Fry (1892). "St. James's Street and Bond Street". London. London: W.H. Allen and Co. Grosvenor Library and Restaurant 
  3. ^ "Grosvenor Gallery Library (advert)", Grosvenor Notes (London), 1886 
  4. ^ "What Society Reads: 20 Years as a West-End Librarian", Book Monthly, March 1904 

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