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Wernher collection.

Wernher, Harold Augustus Sir, bart.

Wernher collection.

by Wernher, Harold Augustus Sir, bart.

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Published in Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Luton Hoo house.,
  • Art -- Private collections.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIntrod. by Sir Harold Wernher.
    ContributionsLongden, Alfred Appleby.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN5245 .W48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination 51 p.
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6119856M
    LC Control Number52028620
    OCLC/WorldCa5582272

    The History and Treasures of Luton Hoo: The Wernher Collection Pitkin pride of Britain books: Author: Michael Urwick Smith: Publisher: Pitkin Pictorials, Original from: Northwestern University: Digitized: Length: 24 pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

      This is an ivory memento mori, depicting a male head, a female head, and a skull conjoined. First this bead appears to have be made in the first half of the 16th century, but is made in the 19th century in France, probably Paris. The sale was of the contents of Sir Harold Wernher's collection of fine and decorative arts from Luton Hoo. Luton Hoo, one of Britain's architectural treasures, was originally designed by Robert Adam in the 18th century, and standing on a landscape designed by Capability Brown.

      The selection, described by the auctioneers as a “small slice” of the original collection, which was formed in the late 19th century by Sir Julius Wernher, will be auctioned in London in two sessions with around 70 of the grandest pieces offered in an evening session on July 5 at King Street and a similar sized selection in their South Kensington rooms two days later. To avoid death duties the Wernher estate donated the Wernher Triptych to the British Museum. Now, the real Wernher Collection is on display at Ranger’s House in Greenwich, but Elite Hotels who took over some 10 years ago, have been careful to replace these items with very good replicas – in fact, they have spent £60 million restoring Luton Author: Victoria Howard.


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