Catalogue of Silver in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester

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Catalogue of silver in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester. [P J Boughton; Grosvenor Museum (Chester, England)] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. Our Collections The Grosvenor Museum has a wide range of objects on display, covering a number of different collections.

Not all our collections are on display, however, and details of the collections that the Grosvenor holds can be found below. Details on the displays at the Grosvenor.

This book, "Catalogue of the Roman inscribed and sculptured stones in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester", by F. Haverfield, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may.

Catalogue of the Roman inscribed and sculptured stones in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester by Chester book Museum (Chester, England); Haverfield, F.

(Francis), ; Chester and North Wales Archaeological and Historic Society, Chester, EngPages: OCLC Number: Description: volumes plates 25 cm. Contents: pt. The Willoughby Gardner collection of coins with the Chester mint-signature, by Elizabeth J.E.

Pirie. The silver was allocated to the Grosvenor Museum after acceptance in lieu of taxation, and includes a beautiful pair of Rococo table candlesticks and pieces by the greatest Regency silversmith, Paul Storr.

Further information: Peter Boughton, Catalogue of Silver in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester, (Chichester) The Grosvenor Museum was built in – to house the collections of the Chester Architectural, Archaeological and Historic Society, and the Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art, together with Schools of Science and Art.

The costs were met by Hugh Lupus Grosvenor, 1st Duke of Westminster, and by a major public appeal. Grosvenor Museum and Stretton Watermill, Chester, Cheshire.

1K likes. Discover Grosvenor Museum, from Roman artifacts Chester book silver hallmarked in Chester, the Grosvenor Museum Followers: K. The Grosvenor Museum is full of surprises which tell the stories of Cheshire from pre-history to the 20th century. Some of the surprises of the collections and displays are: Trace fossils of a Chirotherium which wasn’t a dinosaur, but one of their ancestors.4/5.

Complete Catalogue of Grants from the Grosvenor Museum Society £ Oil Painting by Henry Clowes senior () of “The Ferry at Eccleston, Cheshire”, Published in The Clowes Family, no £ Watercolour Chester book Louise Rayner () of “St Werburgh’s Mount, St Werburgh Street, Chester”, £   His numerous publications included three books – Picturesque Chester: The City in Art; the Catalogue of Silver in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester, and was co-author of Robin Ironside: Neo-Romantic Visionary.

Peter worked in partnership with the University of Chester for 20 years, giving many lectures and acting as an external examiner. Hotels near Grosvenor Museum: ( mi) 80 Watergate Street ( mi) Edgar House ( mi) The Pied Bull Hotel ( mi) Chester Apartments ( mi) Sparkling River House Chester, lovely walks & views,4 parking,3 bedrooms, 2 bath; View all hotels near Grosvenor Museum on Tripadvisor4/5().

Large number and range of lectures and other events at the Museum and elsewhere in Chester listed in regularly produced PDF brochure. The Grosvenor Museum Society also have a programme of lectures and visits; their monthly evening lectures are free for Members, small. Grosvenor Museum is a museum in Chester, Cheshire, is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building.

Its full title is The Grosvenor Museum of Natural History and Archaeology, with Schools of Science and Art, for Chester, Cheshire and North takes its name from the family name of the Dukes of Westminster, who are major landowners Architect: Thomas Lockwood.

Located on the ground floor of the Grosvenor Museum is the Graham Webster Gallery. This gallery contains a fine collection of Roman tombstones recovered from the city walls during repair work to the north east corner in and - They were found in the interior of the lower part of the wall between the Northgate and King Charles.

The Catalogue of Silver in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester by Peter Boughton, published by Phillimore & Co, Chichester. Available from the museum on fax: or bookshops. ISBN X £ pb.

This catalogue contains over 1, full colour images within pages. The dimensions are x cm and the catalogues typically weigh between - kg. This Cheshire volume shows over 1, oil paintings from 26 publicly-owned collections in the county. Hotels near Grosvenor Museum: ( km) Grosvenor Place Guest House ( km) Ye Olde King's Head ( km) Oddfellows Chester ( km) The Saddle Inn ( km) Golden Eagle; View all hotels near Grosvenor Museum on Tripadvisor4/5().

Grosvenor Museum is a unique experience in Chester. Situated close to the very centre of the city, the museum building was purpose-built to hold the collections of Victorian collectors.

Many of these Natural History and Archeological collections are still on display today. Grosvenor Museum ‘Quiet’ Afternoons 1 July - 31 October For those who enjoy a ‘quieter’ visit to the museum, including people living with autism, their families and carers. Grosvenor Museum is open: Sun - Sun AM - PM; Mon - Sat AM - PM; Buy tickets in advance on Tripadvisor.

If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.4/5(). Book your tickets online for Grosvenor Museum, Chester: See reviews, articles, and photos of Grosvenor Museum, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in Chester.4/5().

My numerous publications include three books – "Picturesque Chester: The City in Art", the "Catalogue of Silver in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester", and (as co-author) "Robin Ironside: Neo-Romantic Visionary".

He is currently working on his fourth book, "A Catalogue Raisonné of the Etchings of George Cuitt (): England’s Piranesi".Title: Keeper of Art at Cheshire West.

Ancient Coin Books. View All Ancient Coin Books. The standard catalogue of English Milled Coinage in Silver, Copper and Bronze - Pirie E. E., Sylloge of Coins of the British Isles Grosvenor Museum, Chester Part I The Willoughby Gardner Collection of Coins with the Chester. Book your tickets online for Grosvenor Museum, Chester: See reviews, articles, and photos of Grosvenor Museum, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in Chester TripAdvisor reviews.

The free entry Grosvenor Museum is the perfect place to begin your tour of Chester. Housed within a magnificent purpose built Victorian museum, the Grosvenor’s collections explore the story of this ancient city, particularly the Roman period, and the Grosvenor is a centre for Cheshire art and Chester silver.

Archaeology Reference Books. of Silver in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester, published inpresents a catalogue entries for silver, 20 for silver-plated wares and five for pewter. (Some groups of objects, such as pairs of candlesticks or a set of spoons, are covered by a single catalogue entry.) The catalogue entries for the.

goldsmith along with a descriptive catalogue of every known piece of his silver. He rewrote the chapter in Chester for the revised edition of Jackson’s Silver and Gold Marks () and Chester Silver () included a wealth of information from the Chester plate Duty Books ofwhich had been rediscovered by Philip.

Grosvenor Museum, Chester: Hours, Address, Grosvenor Museum Reviews: 4/5. Europe Get the full experience and book a tour. Recommended. Our most popular tours and activities All reviews natural history roman artefacts period house silver collection period rooms interesting exhibits worth a visit free entry roman chester victorian times 4/5().

Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DD Grosvenor Museum Silver is one of Chester’s greatest contributions to the visual arts in Britain, and the Grosvenor Museum houses a nationally important collection. Our silver gallery displays four hundred years of Chester hallmarked silver, together with Chester race trophies, Cheshire church plate and secular.

Grosvenor Museum, Chester 2 March – 2 June David Ferry: The Invader’s Guide to the Museum (and other places) Exhibition Gallery Two Tourists and hobbyists rely on helpful guides. Picture books on travel, history, gardening, cooking, knitting and DIY have provided David Ferry with material for his collages that explore our national heritage.

Peter Boughton, in his Catalogue of Silver in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester, pp. records the whereabouts of nine examples. Two, one by Fuller White of for the race, and one by Hester Bateman, of for the race, are at the Grosvenor Museum, Chester (nos. 93 and 94 respectively). Exhibitions and Events catalogue for activities and special exhibitions from June until September, covering the Grosvenor Museum, Chester History and Heritage Centre and Stretton Watermill.

Literature. Boughton, Catalogue of Silver in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester,pp M. Clayton, The Collector's Dictionary of the Silver and Gold of Great Britain and North America,p Grosvenor Museum, Chester West Cheshire Museums Exhibitions and Events05 Fridays 1 June, 6 July, 3 August, 7 September, 5 October Grosvenor Museum ‘Quiet’ Afternoons pm, drop-in.

Free, suggested donation £ Aimed at those who enjoy a ‘quieter’ visit to the museum, including people living with autism and their families and carers. The real highpoint of this museum is the Silver gallery. Beautiful pieces of Chester silver of international importance.

Perfect and professionally displayed, the peices are awe inspiring and a must for antique enthusiasts. I gave a four rating for 2 reasons. The Natural History gallery was poor and tired looking; even the fish tank was empty.5/5(). Chester Tourism; Chester Accommodation; Chester Bed and Breakfast; Chester Holiday Rentals; Chester Holiday Packages; Chester Flights4/5().

Buy Precious Metal, Stones & Jewellery at WHSmith. We have a great range of Precious Metal, Stones & Jewellery from top brands. Delivery is free on all UK orders over £   A bust of the museum’s first curator, Robert Newstead, stands at the entrance of the gallery bearing his name.

He was curator of the Grosvenor Museum between andand carried out numerous excavations in Chester after the First World War, working on archaeological sites right up to his death inand retaining his finds for display in the : Lucia Marchini.

The Grosvenor Museum's silver has been described by Country Life as 'one of the country's finest collections'. Its greatest strength is Chester hallmarked, between c and. Final preparations are under way for the staging of a special event at Chester’s Grosvenor Museum which will chart the development of the city’s long gone picture palaces and the story of the men who owned them.

Organised by popular website Chester Cinemas, the event is titled Chester Cinemas and The Men Who Owned Them and will take place in the lecture theatre of the museum Author: Cheshire Live. Exhibition catalogue, Sotheby’s and Grosvenor Museum Chester,p99, nopair of Exhibition catalogue, Birmingham Gold and Silver, section A Maurice Ridgway, Chester Silver, pl another pair Kenneth Quickenden, `Lyon-faced candlesticks and candelabra’, Silver Society Journal, Autumn A short guide to the Roman inscriptions and sculptured stones in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester by Grosvenor Museum (Chester, England); Webster, Graham, Pages:

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