In 1966, American collector and philanthropist Paul Mellon presented to Yale University a collection of British paintings, drawings, sculpture, prints and rare books, thus founding the Yale Center for British Art. This is an expanded catalogue for an exhibition touring Australia in 1998.
Cornwall is a land apart. Here are some of the richest and best preserved prehistoric and medieval landscapes in Britain. Its medieval churches show monumental Norman fonts, accomplished C14 sculpture, striking C15 west towers and generously proportioned C15 and C16 aisles, with a wealth of medieval and Renaissance bench ends.