Christ Church Picture Gallery: Difference between revisions

Deleting the picture since it doesn't actually show the gallery - a sign with 'this way to the gallery' is hardly much use!
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(Deleting the picture since it doesn't actually show the gallery - a sign with 'this way to the gallery' is hardly much use!)
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'''Christ Church Picture Gallery''' is an art museum at [[Christ Church, Oxford|Christ Church]], one of the colleges of [[Oxford University]] in [[England]]. The gallery holds an important collection of about 300 Old Master paintings and nearly 2,000 drawings. It is one of the most important private collections in the [[United Kingdom]]. The greater part of the collection was bequeathed in 1765 by a former member of the college, General John Guise. Further gifts and bequests were made by [[William Fox-Strangways, 4th Earl of Ilchester|W.T.H. Fox-Strangways]], [[Walter Savage Landor]], Sir Richard Nosworthy & C.R. Patterson (Russian Orthodox metal plaques, many enamelled).
 
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