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Virtual Gallery: Room 29

Discover our virtual interactive experience online

Immerse yourself online using your computer, laptop or mobile and explore through this beautifully-rendered virtual tour of 2016 Room 29. Zoom in and look closely at works in our Collection from Gwen John, Aubrey Beardsley, Augustus Edwin John and many more.

 

Sculpture of William Shakespeare by Unknown artist in 360

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