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Felbrigg Hall

NR11 8PR
Telephone: 01263 837444
Fax: 01263 837032
Email: felbrigg@nationaltrust.org.uk

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Overview of collections

The Felbrigg estate came to the National Trust on the death of Robert Wyndham Ketton-Cremer in 1969. The gift included all the existing furnishings, which constituted the accumulated possessions of several generations of both the Windham and the Ketton families. Of particular note are the collections formed by William Windham II during his tour of the continent in 1738-1742. His extended stay in Rome allowed the purchase of thirty two views of Rome and its environs and nineteen other pictures, which still hang in the positions Windham devised for them in the Cabinet- a room justly celebrated as the epitome of the Grand Tour collection. There is also a fine collection of marine pictures, some fine family portraits including works by Sir Peter Lely and Sir Godfrey Kneller.

Star Objects at this location

The Grand Tour collection displayed in The Cabinet
Collection Descriptions
Decorative & applied Art Collection (Felbrigg Hall)
Fine collection of 18th century furniture. Important Boulle cabinets. Rich collection of 18th and 19th century wallpa...
Fine Art Collection (Felbrigg Hall)
Collection of thirty two views of Rome and its environs and nineteen other pictures purchased by William Windham II d...
Social History Collection (Felbrigg Hall)
Children's toys and other domestic items.

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