- Williamson Art Gallery and Museum
The Williamson Art Gallery and Museum is situated in
Birkenhead, Merseyside, Englandand houses the town's collection of art.
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. [citeweb|url=http://www.wirral-mbc.gov.uk/art/Residence/Williamson.asp|title=The Williamson Art Gallery|work=Wirral Learning Grid Retrieved 21 October 2007 ]
Its collection includes Victorian oil paintings including works by
Philip Steer, English watercolours, Liverpool Porcelain, and Della Robbia Pottery. It also has a large collection of ship models, focusing on Cammell Lairdshipbuilders, the Mersey Ferries, and the vessels that used the River Mersey.
* [http://www.wirral.gov.uk/LGCL/100009/200070/1017/content_0000523.html Metropolitan Borough of Wirral: Williamson Art Gallery and Museum]
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