Shipley Art Gallery

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The Shipley Art Gallery is an art gallery situated in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England, located at the south end of Prince Consort Road. It has a Designated Collection of national importance.OriginsThe Shipley Art Gallery first opened to the public in 1917. This was made possible thanks to a bequest it received from wealthy local solicitor and art collector, Joseph Ainsley Davidson Shipley (1822–1909).Shipley was a rather enigmatic person about whom little is known. He was born in Gateshead, ...

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