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Panorama showing the front of Hertford House, the gallery housing the Wallace Collection in London. This picture also shows part of Manchester Square.

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The Wallace Collection in London is a collection of French paintings, furniture and porcelain art from the 18th century. The collection is on display in 25 galleries and is open to the public. Entrance is free. It is probably best know for paintings by Titian, Rembrandt, Hals (The Laughing Cavalier) and Velázquez, but the entire collection is probably the best of French art, furniture and porcelain anywhere on earth outside France.

The Wallace Collection was began as the private collection by the first four Marquesses of Hertford. The fourth Marquees was Sir Richard Wallace, and on his death his widow donated the entire collection to the nation in 1897. The collection is on display in Hertford House, the former London family home, and is one of London's free tourist attractions.

The Wallace Collection is just north of Oxford Street, between Oxford Circus and Marble Arch.

ADDRESS

Wallace Collection
Hertford House
Manchester Square, London, W1U
Phone: 020 7563 9500
Wallace Collection Website



TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE

Bus: Oxford Street / Bond Street.
Tube: Bond Street (Central, Jubilee lines), Oxford Circus (Bakerloo, Central, Victoria lines)



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