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The City Museum and Art Gallery

The City Museum and Art Gallery

Description:

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

Photograph of Bristol Central Library

Photograph of Bristol Central Library

Description:

Photograph of Bristol Central Library. The library contains many books, articles and information relating to Bristol and the association with the slave trade.

Creator: BCC Museum

Date: 2003

Copyright: Copyright BCC Library Service

Georgian House Library with actor

Georgian House Library with actor

Description:

Photograph of the library inside the Georgian House Museum in Bristol. An actor from Living History is seen here playing the part of John Pinney, a plantation owner and sugar merchant who built and lived in the house. Actors are used by the Georgian House Museum to reinact scenes from Georgian Bristol.

Photograph taken by Elizabeth Rhodes in 2003.

Creator: Elizabeth Rhodes

Date: 2003

Copyright: Elizabeth Rhodes

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