Lady Lever Art Gallery

Lady Lever Art Gallery

Sunlight Soap magnate, William Hesketh Lever, the first Lord Leverhulme, founded the Lady Lever Art Gallery in 1922 and dedicated it to the memory of his wife.

Set in the attractive garden village of Port Sunlight, Merseyside, England, also created by Lord Lever, the gallery is famous for its British 18th century and 19th century paintings, 18th century furniture and an outstanding collection of Wedgwood.

The Grade II listed gallery is part of National Museums Liverpool.


The collection includes:
*The Scapegoat
*Cromwell on his Farm

ee also

*Walker Art Gallery
*The Stuckists Punk Victorian

External links

* [ Lady Lever Art Gallery official web site]
* [ Lady Lever Art Gallery Wedgwood Collection]
* [ What's On at the Lady Lever Art Gallery]
* [ A personal view with photographs.]

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