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Georgian House
Great George Street

Telephone: 0117 921 1362
Fax: 0117 922 2047
Email: general_museum@bristol-city.gov.uk

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Overview of collections

The Georgian House was built between 1788 and 1791 by sugar merchant and plantation owner John Pinney and it remained in the family until 1861. The collection in the house comprises furnishings and fittings appropriate for a late 18th and early 19th century merchant's house; items of fine, decorative and applied art, and social history.

Overview of how collections are displayed

The Georgian House is presented as it may have looked when lived in by the Pinney family in the late 18th and early 19th century.

Star Objects at this location

Collector's cabinet, c.1745 (formerly attributed to John Channon); cheese box, c.1790; cold water plunge bath.
Collection Descriptions
Decorative & applied Art Collection (Georgian House)
The Georgian House has a good collection of 18th century furniture including a mahogany bureau-bookcase, c.1750, and ...
Fine Art Collection (Georgian House)
There is a small collection of paintings to furnish the house, many of which have associations with the Pinney family...
Social History Collection (Georgian House)
The social history artefacts in the house are concentrated in the kitchen and include many domestic utensils of the 1...

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