THE FRIENDS OF KENWOOD HAVE CONTRIBUTED TOWARDS THE COST OF PURCHASE OR RENOVATION OF MANY TREASURES OF KENWOOD HOUSE. WE HAVE ALSO FUNDED BOOKS AND BROCHURES.

Below is a selection of the conservation work and other relevant projects that we have sponsored.

Entrance Hall

Entrance Hall entirely funded by the Friends
who raised £38,000 (2013)

Georgian mirror

We gave £5,000 towards the purchase of this Georgian mirror (2014)

Kitchen garden at Kenwood

Replanting of Kitchen Garden (2005)

Bust of Sir John Lindsay by Michael Foye

Bust of Sir John Lindsay (father of Dide Belle) by Michael Foye (2010)

The Finch sisters

The making of the neo-classical frame for the portrait of Lady Elizabeth and Lady Henrietta
(2013)

Boulle clock

Boulle clock

 

Plaque to commemorat Sir Arthur Crosfield

Plaque to commemorate Sir Arthur Crosfield

Kitten Dressing

Restoration of the frame of Two Girls dressing a Kitten by Joseph Wright of Derby (2002)

 

Kenwood Paintings in the Iveagh Bequest

Kenwood, paintings in the Iveagh Bequest
Julius Bryant (2009)

Window seat before restoration

Red window seat

Restoration of the red window seat designed by Robert Adam c 1770 and made by William France (2010)

 

The Suffolk Collection

The Suffolk Collection
Laura Houliston (2012)

Dido Belle

Brochure for the Exhibition 'Mansfield, Slavery and Justice, a public and private legacy' (2000)

Old London Bridge

Restoration of 17th century painting of Old London Bridge by Claude de Jongh

  • Adam pier tables (1978) - The Friends of Kenwood First Grant
  • Neo-classical white marble urn (1979)
  • Portrait of Harpsichord maker and inventor John Joseph Merlin 1735-1803 by Thomas Gainsborough (1983)
  • Portrait of Heneage Finch 1st Earl of Nottingham 1666 by Sir Peter Lely (2007)
  • Restoration of Boulle cabinet (2004)
  • Pictures of the Iveagh Bequest by Charles Holmes 1928 (2009)
  • Kenwood Orientation Leaflet - first discussed 2010 but published 2013


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