Collection includes: chatelaine by M Boulton possibly given to Watt by Boulton; 'Portrait of Matthew Boulton' oil by Sir W Beechey; 'Portrait of James Watt' drawing by Sir FL Chantrey; gold fob watch owned by James Watt Junior containing a portrait of its owner; oak bedside table, oak bidet, oak luggage stand and various designs for other furniture all by Richard Bridgens.
Items from the James Watt Collection by Various, late 17thearly 19th century
© Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
- Art Fund grant:
- £68,586 ( Total: £214,341)
- Acquired in:
James Watt; Sotheby's 2003.