There are many museums in London. One of them is the
Tate Gallery in Millmank, which presents modern masters of
England and France. There are some fine examples of modern
sculpture. Its collection of French Impressionists is
marvellous. There is the Victoria and Albert Museum in
Brompton Road. It has an outstanding collection of the
applied arts of all countries and periods.
The National Gallery in Trafalgar Square has one of the
best picture collection in the world. It has the most valuable
display of French paintings from the early of the Impressionists,
and, of course, the finest English painting, with Gainsborough,
Turner, Constable and others.
It shows the progress of Italian painting from the medieval to the Renaissance, some outstanding pictures of the old Roman masters. It also has a great variety of Dutch and Flemish masters and an excellent choice of Spanish painters. There are great treasures dispersed in private collections all over the world. The Queen's collection is the most valuable among them.
1. Are there many museums in London?
2. Name British Museums you know.
3. What is the National Gallery famous for?
4. The Queen's collection is the most valuable, isn't it?
5. Tell about the Victoria and Albert Museum.