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Abbott & Holder

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Fantastic range of works to suit all tastes and budgets.

This fantastic shop near the British Museum is a must visit for all those who want an original work... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2014
London, United Kingdom
Best artwork in London

If you're looking for a wonderful place to purchase artwork from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2013
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8 Jun 2017
“A step back in time”
9 Mar 2014
“Fantastic range of works to suit all tastes and budgets.”
Art gallery that occupies a mid 19th-century building opposite the British Museum, whose collection consists largely of original watercolors and drawings, mostly by British artists.
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30 Museum Street, London WC1A 1LH, England
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Reviewed June 8, 2017

It's a quaint rambling Victorian building with paintings and prints from the 19th century to the present day spread over four floors, up the staircases, with the odd temporary exhibition thrown in. It's also meticulously ordered. No stumbling over miscellaneous piles impeding access here. Lists...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 9, 2014

This fantastic shop near the British Museum is a must visit for all those who want an original work of art at a decent price without the hassle and haggle of an auction room. Specialising in works from the late 18th to 20th century, the...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed November 23, 2013

If you're looking for a wonderful place to purchase artwork from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, you must go to Abbott and Holder. My daughter and I visited the store in 2007 and purchased some stained glass watercolor pieces that were magnificent. We made...More

Date of experience: May 2013
2  Thank KathyC5454
Reviewed September 11, 2009

Abbott and Holder, "picture sellers," is a three-storey building full of watercolors, drawings, and oil paintings from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. It's just a few yards from the entrance of the British Museum. The window display showed some very nice things, but we...More

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Reviewed November 29, 2002

Yeah, i'm not that into art, but having a veiw of these works made me think! Steve

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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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