Sir John Soane’s Private Apartments and Model Room

Posted in on site by Editor on May 18, 2015

From Sir John Soane’s Museum:

Soane Tour: Private Apartments and Model Room
Sir John Soane’s Museum, London, starting May 19

Watercolour by C .J. Richardson ca. 1834-35

Sir John Soane’s Model Room, watercolour by C. J. Richardson ca. 1834–35

Explore Soane’s unique house-museum with our expert staff on the Soane Highlights Tour. Be transported back to Regency London as we guide you through Sir John Soane’s extraordinary home, including Soane’s fully-restored private apartments and Model Room, not seen by the public for 160 years. Offering a fascinating insight into his work and family life, the tour will show you the highlights amongst the many treasures on display, including paintings by Canaletto and J.M.W. Turner, the 3,000 year-old sarcophagus of Egyptian King Seti I, and William Hogarth’s complete A Rake’s Progress. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 12:00, £10.

Coverage from The Guardian is available here»

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