Walker Art Gallery, English Building, Architects, Photos, Location, Date, Picture
Walker Art Gallery Liverpool : Architecture Information
Neoclassical Liverpool building, England, UK
20 Oct 2007
Walker Art Gallery
Location: central Liverpool, northwest edge of city centre
Architects : HH Vale, Architect & Cornelius Sherlock
Walker Art Gallery Building
Address: William Brown Street, central Liverpool, L3 8EL
Contact: 0151 478 4199
The collection dates from 1819 when the Liverpool Royal Institution acquired 37 paintings from the collection of William Roscoe, who had to sell his collection following the failure of his banking business, though it was saved from being broken up by his friends and associates.
In 1843, the Royal Institution’s collection was displayed in a purpose-built gallery next to the Institution’s main premises. In 1850 negotiations by an association of citizens to take over the Institution’s collection, for display in a proposed art gallery, library and museum, came to nothing.
Context for this building includes the Liverpool Museum:
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