Bowes Museum

The Bowes Museum has a nationally-renowned art collection and is situated in the town of Barnard Castle, Teesdale, County Durham, England.\nThe museum contains paintings by El Greco, Francisco Goya, Canaletto, Jean-Honor\u00e9 Fragonard and Fran\u00e7ois Boucher, together with a sizable collection of decorative art, ceramics, textiles, tapestries, clocks and costumes, as well as older items from local history. The early works of French glassmaker \u00c9mile Gall\u00e9 were commissioned by Jos\u00e9phine, wife of the founder John Bowes. A great attraction is the 18th-century Silver Swan automaton, which periodically preens itself, looks round and appears to catch and swallow a fish.... (Read more on Wikipedia)

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Bowes Museum
County Durham
DL12 8NP

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