The Portland Collection is part of the Harley Gallery in Welbeck, a permanent exhibit of art and other items such as furniture and jewellery that the Dukes of Portland and their families have collected for centuries. It’s housed in a building that used to be where horses were trained by the Portlands.
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The Harley Gallery is part of the Harley Foundation, set up in 1977 by Ivy, Duchess of Portland to support the visual arts. It’s named after Edward Harley, husband to Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles and who as a collector of art and manuscripts helped found the British Library. The building itself was built on the ruins of the 5th Duke of Portland’s gasworks which provided light and heat at Welbeck.