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The City Museum and Art Gallery

The City Museum and Art Gallery


Photograph of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Queen’s Road, Bristol. The Museum was given as a gift by Sir William Henry Wills Bart to the citizens of Bristol in 1904. The Wills family made their fortune in the tobaccoo trade.In the Museum’s collections are a number of artefacts from the time of the slave trade. These are shown from time to time in special exhibitions. Many of these items will go on permanent display in the Museum of Bristol planned for the Industrial Museum site.

Creator: David Emeney

Date: 2003

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

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