Collection of English Furniture & Persian Carpets by Various

Collection comprises: Chippendale Commode; set of eight Hepplewhite chairs; George I suite -12 chairs and 1 settee; Two printed silk programmes from Theatre Dalby, 1849; 2 Persian carpets.


Acquired in:
Bequeathed by:
Ernest Edward Cook through The Art Fund

Persian carpets currently unidentified within collection according to 2004 audit.


Part of the E E Cook collection, grandson of Thomas Cook of Thomas Cook Travel Agency. Died in 1955 and bequeathed the entire contents of his house at Bath to the National Art Collections Fund.

Venue details

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery 53 New Walk, LEICESTER Leicestershire LE1 7EA 0116 225 4900

Entry details

Free to all
Offers with National Art Pass

Mon-Fri, 11am - 4.30pm; Sat and Sun 11am - 5pm; Closed 24, 25, 26, 31 December, and 1st of January