The Wynnstay Organ by Robert Adam

Designed by Robert Adam and made by John Snetzler.


Wood, gesso & ormolu
411.4 x 323 x 104.8 cm
Art Fund grant:
£65,000 ( Total: £286,000)
Acquired in:
Phillips at Lindisfarne College

The paint work and gilding on the case is thought to have been executed in the workshop of Robert Ansell.

Artists include


Commissioned by Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn for the Music Room, 20 St Jame's Square, London in 1773; installed by May 1775 moved to Wynnstay, Ruabon, 1864-5; sold to Lindisfarne College, c.1950.

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