Reynolds’s great rival, Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), hangs to the other side of the door in Waddesdon's Red Drawing Room (1781)
Posted 29 August 2018

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Step into Waddesdon's Twitter Tours

Catch up with all the past twitter trails that are designed to engage our online Twitter audience with stories from the 18th century collection.

One way to ensure online engagement with our historic interiors and their quirky, unique stories is via one of the most used social media platforms – Twitter. By hosting a Live Twitter Tour of a certain specialism, we encourage an immediate reaction to the stories we are putting out there. From Historic Music twitter tours to International Womens’ Day, Museum Menagerie, Open Furniture Month to celebrating zoologist Walter Rothschild’s birthday, a live twitter story releases tit-bits of information designed to awe inspire a new audience.