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Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

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Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
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One of the world's great museums, the Fitzwilliam was founded when Viscount Fitzwilliam left his art collection to Cambridge University on his death in 1816. The very grand neo-classical building on Trumpington Street was built in 1848 to house the museum's five distinct collections of Coins, Paintings, Manuscripts, Antiquities, and Applied Arts. This photo shows the imposing front portico of the museum, taken from the sidewalk while we waited for it to open on a lovely summer morning.

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