Fantasy to Fabrication: 19th Century Design Exhibition at Mount Stuart

Journey from sketchbook to finished object in Mount Stuart's exhibition of Victorian decorative art, displayed alongside original design drawings from the Bute Collection.

Fantasy to Fabrication: 19th Century Design Exhibition at Mount Stuart

About Fantasy to Fabrication: 19th Century Design Exhibition at Mount Stuart

25th May 2022 to 30th Oct 2022
Midday - 3pm
Mount Stuart House & Gardens
Mount Stuart House & Gardens Mount Stuart, Isle Of Bute PA20 9LR
House, Gardens & Exhibition tickets are priced as follows: £15 Adult, £13 Concession, £7.90 Child (ages 5-15) & free for children under 5. We are pleased to offer Mount Stuart Members complimentary admission.
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This exhibition celebrates the imagination, eclecticism, and creative process of acclaimed 19th-century designers William Burges, Horatio Walter Lonsdale, Robert Weir Schultz, Sir Robert Lorimer and William Morris. Assembling spectacular examples of jewellery, furniture, watercolours, books, stained glass, silver and other metalwork - it will explore the Bute family legacy of commissioning and collecting Arts & Crafts and Gothic Revival masterpieces.

Curated in-house, this is the first time that many of these treasures from the Bute Collection will be exhibited publicly, paired with several rarely seen objects on loan from national institutions.

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