William Hogarth Trust
registered charity no.1092251


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  • The Hogarth statue was purchased with a huge number of donations from enthusiastic individuals but also with large donations from Hogarth Health Centres, The Chiswick Park Development, Sainsbury’s supermarkets and David Hockney, who was patron of the appeal
  • The statue information panel was sponsored by High Road House when it opened in Chiswick
  • The celebrations for Hogarth’s House centenary in 2004 were funded by the Trust with the aid of an Awards for All Lottery grant
  • The statue information panel was sponsored by High Road House when it opened in Chiswick
  • The purchase of the 1757 Letters Patent was supported by donations from the Friends of the National Libraries, Fullers Brewery, ALM London and the WHT’s own funds
  • The purchase of the letter Hogarth wrote to Joshua Kirby, his friend in Kew, for Hounslow’s collection ,was supported by individual donations made through the Trust and by a grant from the Friends of the National Libraries as well as HLF funding
  • The acquisition of the Kirby miniature for Hounslow’s collection was supported by funds raised through the Trust, totalling £1,000
  • The digital content for the new presentation of the restored Hogarth’s House was funded by a grant from the John & Ruth Howard Trust and the WHT’s own funds
  • With the aid of a grant from the Leche Trust and a number of generous donations from individuals, the Trust funded the conservation of the urns given by David Garrick to Hogarth and commissioned replicas which have been reinstated on the gate piers at Hogarth’s House
  • With the aid of grants from the John Paul Getty Jnr Trust and Hounslow Council we worked with the Friends of St Nicholas, Chiswick to put on a special programme of music and readings in the Church where the Hogarth family were buried, and supported two exhibitions on self-portraits at Hogarth’s House to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Hogarth’s death in 2014

    Celebrating the purchase of the Letters Patent (L to R): Anthony Fuller (Fuller's Brewery), Val Bott (trustee), Jason Bowyer (trustee), Caroline Reed (ALM London) and Ted Hofmann (Quaritch)