This catalogue contains 274 pages with over 1,700 full colour reproductions. The dimensions are 29.5 x 23.5 cm and the catalogues typically weigh between 1.8 - 2.8 kg.
This volume reveals all the oil paintings in public ownership in the county of Nottinghamshire. It shows some 1,700 paintings on display or in store across 38 collections. The largest collection is that of Nottingham City Museums and Galleries with over 700 paintings ranging from Old Masters to contemporary works as well as works by important local artists such as Richard Bonington, William Nicholson, Laura and Harold Knight and Arthur Spooner. Other notable collections including Newstead Abbey, Bassetlaw Museum and The University of Nottingham are joined in the catalogue by paintings held by local libraries, hospitals and schools. The catalogue highlights the broad scope and importance of the county's paintings.
Ashfield District Council; Bassetlaw District Council; British Horological Institute; Castle College Nottingham; Creswell Crags Museum and Education Centre; Djanogly City Academy Nottingham; Galleries of Justice; Gedling Borough Council; Government Office for the East Midlands; Langwith Whaley Thorns Heritage Centre; Mansfield District Council; Mansfield Fire Station Museum; Newark and Sherwood Museum Service; Newark Town Council; Newstead Abbey; NHS Nottinghamshire County; Nottingham Central Library; Nottingham City Museums and Galleries; Nottingham Magistrates’ Court; Nottingham Trent University; Nottinghamshire Archives; Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club; Nottinghamshire County Football Club; Nottinghamshire County Hall; Nottinghamshire County Library Service; Nottinghamshire Police; Portland College; Retford Town Hall; Ruddington Parish Council; Ruddington Village Museum; Rushcliffe Borough Council; Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Southwell Town Council; The Congregational Memorial Hall Trust (1978) Limited; The Council House, Nottingham; The Holocaust Centre; The Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry Regimental Association; The University of Nottingham; The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Museum (The Sherwood Foresters Collection) of the Mercian Regiment