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Abbot Hall Art Gallery


Abbot Hall Art Gallery is a museum and gallery in Kendal, England. Abbot Hall was built in 1759 by Colonel George Wilson, the second son of Daniel Wilson of Dallam Tower, a large house and country estate nearby. It was built on the site of the old Abbot’s Hall, roughly where the museum is today. Before the Dissolution of the Monasteries this was where the Abbot or his representative would stay when visiting from the mother church of St Mary’s, York. The architect is unknown. During the early twentieth century the Grade I listed building was dilapidated and has been restored as an art gallery.

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Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts: Vol I- AAlto-Kyoto Pottery ; Vol. II- Labhardt-Zwischengoldglas (2006)

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