Save Dyffryn Gardens' fragile paintings
‘The Imprisoned Soul’ by Margaret Lindsay Williams is in extremely poor condition after decades of neglect. In addition to a large tear, the paint is unstable and actively deteriorating. Will you help us restore it for future generations?
- The Imprisoned Soul has 21 seperate tears and holes
- The painting is 6 feet high
- The restoration will take 432 hours
Donate to Save Dyffryn Gardens' fragile paintings
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" These paintings are hugely significant, every day they deteriorate just a little bit more. It is imperative we save them now before they become irreparable."
Why give to the National Trust?
As a charity, we rely on the generosity of supporters to look after the irreplaceable treasures in our care. Memberships help to pay for some of the work we do. But they only go so far. Additional donations are crucial to maintaining our collections, from stunning works of silverware to personal keepsakes that bring the past to life. Your donation will go towards this project and other vital conservation work to our collections at this special place. With your support, we can continue to conserve, protect and provide access to these fascinating pieces of history. For ever, for everyone.