Sir Thomas William Holburne

1793 - 1874


Biography

Beneficiary under the wills of his aunt Catherine Cussans (nee Holburne) and of Jemima Cussans (both of whom q.v.). Sir Thomas William Holburne's collection of fine and decorative arts form the cornerstone of the Holburne Museum in Bath.


Sources

https://www.holburne.org/the-collection/history-of-the-collection/ [accessed 26/11/2019].


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Occupation
Sailor then art collector

Legacies Summary

Cultural (2)

Silver, porcelain, metalwork, furniture, paintings. 4,000 items in his collection became the basis for the Holburne Museum in Bath. Probably began when he undertook a Grand Tour in the 1820s, some... 
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Member
Burlington Fine Arts Club...... 
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Relationships (2)

Nephew → Aunt
Legatee → Testator

Addresses (2)

10 Cavendish Crescent, Bath, Somerset, South-west England, England
7 Lansdown Plave West, Bath, Somerset, South-west England, England