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Podcast #1: Oral recollections of the Davies Sisters

Gwendoline (1882-1951) and Margaret Davies (1884-1963), two sisters from mid-Wales, were among the first people in Britain to collect French Impressionism and Post-Impressionism. They bequeathed their magnificent art collection to Amgueddfa Cymru, completely transforming the range and quality of Wales's national art collection.

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Gwendoline (1882-1951) and Margaret Davies (1884-1963), two sisters from mid-Wales, were among the first people in Britain to collect French Impressionism and Post-Impressionism. They bequeathed their magnificent art collection to Amgueddfa Cymru, completely transforming the range and quality of Wales's national art collection.

This MP3 contains recollections on the Davies Sisters by the people who knew them, concerning what life was like at their home, Gregynog Hall.

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