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*Please note:
The Whitworth has now closed in order to carry out major development work, transforming the Gallery into a new 21st century gallery in the park, extending and doubling the size of the public space at the Gallery. We will re-open in September 2014.

Lake Lucerne by W Turner

Pre-1880 fine art including one of the country's finest collections of British Watercolours

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Peter Schlesinger by David Hockney

From 1880 to the present day, the modern collection.

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Textile

Ranging from the 3rd century AD to the present day, the gallery holds a comprehensive collection of flat textiles from around the world.

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Prints

A prominent collection of around 15,000 objects, predominantly British and Continental European prints, with smaller groups of Japanese and American works.

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Lanterns wallpaper frieze

An internationally significant collection of wallpaper, ranging from 17th century simple patterns to new additions from the present day.

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Barbara Hepworth sculpture

The gallery sculpture can be seen in both the mezzanine court exhibition room and found in the gallery grounds.

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Thomas Wardle Introduction Image

Thomas Wardle pattern book conservation and digitisation project.

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