Following the launch, in June, of a public appeal, the Ashmolean Museum has received an extraordinary response from members of the public donating money towards the acquisition of Turner’s painting of 1810, The High Street, Oxford. Supporters have sent in over £60,000, helping the Museum reach the fundraising target in just four weeks. Thank you to everyone who has supported the campaign. The High Street, Oxford (1810), which has been on loan to the Museum from a private collection since 1997, is Turner’s only full size townscape in oils. Over the summer, the painting will remain on display in the Welcome Space on the Museum’s ground floor, and twelve full-size reproductions will also be installed around the city. A photography competition is also now open and we want to know what your personal view of Oxford looks like. Capture your view of Oxford on camera and share it with us on social media to be in with a chance of

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