Photos of Visit to Russell-Cotes Museum and Gallery and Compton Acres Gardens, Bournemouth, 22 Sept 2021

Arriving at the Russsell-Cotes Рa beautiful day by the sea 

 

Late Victorian Splendour
Some of the group at Russell-Cotes

 

Japanese garden nymphs? Compton Acres

 

Another nymph
Italian Garden, Compton Acres
The Italian Villa, Compton Acres
A surprise encounter
Japanese Garden, Compton Acres

Below – our tour at Russell-Cotes – an extraordinary art collection in an exotic villa

Annie’s bedroom – what a view!
Pillow for the hard-headed

Part of the New Zealand collection

Photos courtesy of Jackie Bearman, Liz Beecheno, Peter Crowfoot and Jenny Dunbar