Cleopatra's Needle and the Embankment
- Art Funded
- Bequeathed by
- A D Power through The Art Fund
John Ritchie's A Summer Day in Hyde Park evokes the Victorians at their leisure on the banks of the Serpentine, providing a wealth of costume detail and several charming vignettes along the way.
The little clay figure of Thomas Todd by the Chinese model maker Chitqua is an intimate portrait of a successful merchant – one of the many who helped create London into a thriving mercantile centre in the 18th century.