A short message from the 9th Duke of Wellington - the great-great-great grandson of the 1st Duke of Wellington.
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The only British Prime Minister to have been assassinated, Spencer Perceval was shot at 5.15pm on 11 May 1812 as he was making his way to Parliament. He was shot through the heart at point blank range by John Bellingham…
We have a busy programme of evening events for the autumn including lectures and the next in our series of Apsley House lates. Booking essential: please call 0370 333 11 81 4th September at 6.30pm Lecture – Robert Adam’s…
New for 2018 – In Service to the Duke – Below Stairs at Apsley House
Come and visit our new exhibition in the basement gallery and learn about how the 1st Duke of Wellington’s Household was organised.
19th Century Paintings
19th century works by Sir Thomas Lawrence, Sir David Wilkie, George Dawe, Lefèvre and Goya, among others.
Dutch and Flemish Paintings
A collection of Dutch genre paintings and Flemish works from the Spanish Royal Collection.
Old Master Paintings
Old master paintings including works by Caravaggio, Van Dyck, Correggio, Murillo, among others.
Porcelain and Silver
Porcelain collection from Meissen, Berlin and Sèvres; and silver including works from Paul Storr and Benjamin Smith.
Busts of important 19th century social and political figures, and a colossal statue of Napoleon.
A unique survival of an aristocratic home in central London. Orginally built by Robert Adam and extensively remodelled in the 1820s for the Duke of Wellington. The house is still the London residence of the Dukes of Wellington today.
The Wellington Collection is an internationally important collection of paintings, silver and porcelain many of the items were presented to the 1st Duke of Wellington after Waterloo.
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington was one of the leading military and political figures of the 19th century. Wellington’s victory over Napoleon Bonaparte in June 1815 made him the most celebrated man in Europe.