Category Archives: Museum

Natural History Museum of Lyon / France

The Natural History MuseumGuimet or museum of natural history of Lyon , (Confluences museum).
The Guimet Museum of Natural History was formed in xix th century by various collections grouping. Originally, it was established in the 1620s by two brothers, Gaspard de Liergues and Balthasar de Monconys. In 1772 sold to the municipality and officially became a city museum under the name of “Academic Museum of the Town Hall”.

Tate Britain Art Gallery

Tate Britain (known from 1897 to 1932 as the National Gallery of British Art) is an art museum on Millbank in London.  It opened in 1897 and houses a substantial collection of the art of the United Kingdom since Tudor times, and in particular has large holdings of the works of J. M. W. Turner, who bequeathed all his own collection to the nation. It is one of the largest museums in the country.

Theodore Roussel 1847-1926 (The reading Girl 1886-7) | William Strang 1859-1921 (The Temptation 1899)