George Weare Braikenridge


'The Braikenridge Collection': views of Bristol by various artists, mainly done in the 1820s.

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Braikenridge a patron of the Bristol School of artists. Central to his collection was a copy of William Barrett, History and Antiquities of the City of Bristol and a collection of more than 1,400 drawings and watercolours of Bristol.

For details see Sheena Stoddard, Mr Braikenridge's Brislington (Bristol, City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, 1981) and Francis Greenacre, The Bristol School of Artists: Francis Danby and Painting in Bristol 1810-1840 (Bristol, City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, 1973).

Braikenridge was also a collector of fossils.

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Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery