Posted by Jeff Markowitz on Tuesday, June 14, 2011,
Something special happens every time I spend a few minutes sitting in Fred Leyland's dining room.
R. Leyland was a wealthy British gentleman, an owner of ships in an era
when ships were the only means of global travel and commerce. Which is
to say that Frederick Leyland had money and knew how to use it. Among
other things, Leyland was the patron of the painter James McNeil
Whistler. He wanted the dining room of his London home to be a suitable
setting to display his collecti... Continue reading ...
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