Manwaring Dolls' House by Unknown Artist

The maker is said to have based the facade of the doll's house on that of the children's own house.

Details

Medium:
Oak
Dimensions:
116 x 106 x 31 cm
Art Fund grant:
£6,000 ( Total: £18,000)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Dr Richard Manwaring Baines

The Manwaring's former house is next door to the museum and, like the doll's house, a fine example of Georgian architecture.

Provenance

Made for the daughters of John Manwaring of 39 West Street; by descent. On loan to Museum of Farnham from 1961 - 2002.

Venue details

Museum of Farnham 38 West Street, FARNHAM Surrey GU9 7DX 01252 715094 www.farnhammaltings.com/museum

Entry details

Free to all
Offers with National Art Pass

Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 Dec – 1 Jan

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