Williamson Art Gallery and Museum

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Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, Birkenhead.

The Williamson Art Gallery and Museum is situated in Birkenhead, Merseyside, England and houses the town's collection of art.

Opened on 1 December 1928, the single-storey building is Neo Georgian in style. Financial support for its establishment was provided by John Williamson, a Director of the Cunard Steamship Co. Ltd. and his son Patrick Williamson.[1]

Its collection includes Victorian oil paintings including works by Albert Moore and Philip Steer, English watercolours, Liverpool Porcelain, and Della Robbia Pottery. It also has a large collection of ship models, focusing on Cammell Laird shipbuilders, the Mersey Ferries, and the vessels that used the River Mersey.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Williamson Art Gallery". Wirral Learning Grid. Retrieved 21 October 2007. 

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Coordinates: 53°23′00″N 3°02′36″W / 53.383380°N 3.043330°W / 53.383380; -3.043330