Lever the Collector
The Lady Lever Art Gallery was founded by William Hesketh Lever (1851-1925) and is dedicated to the memory of his wife Elizabeth. The gallery contains the best of his personal art collection.
A new permanent display open from 5 July 2008, the Lever the Collector gallery, introduces the man and his collections, telling the story of how he built the gallery.
It includes the following themes:
- The story of Lever – a remarkable man
- Art and advertising
- A great collection
- Collecting from other collectors
- Creation of the Lady Lever Art Gallery