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 artists, late 17thearly 19th century
© Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
- Art Fund grant:
- £68,586 ( Total: £214,341)
- Acquired in:
James Watt; Sotheby's 2003.