Second Floor Stairs & Hallway



A Long Minuet as danced at Bath, Henry Bunbury, 1787

An unusually long print that shows ten couples in different stages of dancing a minuet. The final couple on the far right is believed to be Mrs Bunbury, the artist’s wife, and Mr Tyson, the Master of Ceremonies at the Bath Upper Assembly Rooms.

Field Marshall George Wade, by Johan Van Diest (1695 – 1757), c. 1726

George Wade (1673 – 1748) was a battle experienced soldier who had a long military career. He was responsible for building barracks, bridges and roads in Scotland following the 1715 Jacobite rising and was Commander in Chief of the Forces during the 1745 Jacobite rebellion. Wade was also MP for Bath (1722 – 1747) and a friend of Ralph Allen.