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Library

One of the world's great research libraries with more than 11 million items spanning the 11th to 21st centuries, with works on display in the Library exhibition halls

Art Museum

British, European, American, and Asian art including more than 45,000 world-renowned examples of decorative arts, paintings, prints and drawings, photography, and sculpture

Gardens

Encompassing approximately 130 acres, the Botanical Gardens contain more than a dozen spectacular themed gardens with some 83,000 living plants including rare and endangered species

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Holiday Gift Guide

Shop the Huntington Store’s holiday gift guide for unique artisan gifts and Huntington exclusives. From quality items inspired by nature, like the 3D Wood Owl Clock Assembly Kit, to such classics as the William Morris Embossed Notecards, this curated selection is sure to satisfy and delight the discerning shopper.

The Porter sisters. Left: Anna Maria Porter. Right: Jane Porter.

Two Sisters of Blazing Genius

Devoney Looser is the author or editor of 10 books on literature by women. Her most recent book, Sister Novelists: The Trailblazing Porter Sisters, Who Paved the Way for Austen and the Brontës, is partly based on research she conducted at The Huntington on the British novelist Jane Porter (1775–1850) and sister and fellow novelist Anna Maria Porter (1778–1832). Looser’s joint biography of the sisters explores the social position of women writers in 19th-century Britain and examines the Porters’ posthumous reputation.

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Huntington Acquires Major Work by Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens has acquired a major painting by Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755–1842), the most important female artist of 18th-century France. Portrait of Joseph Hyacinthe François-de-Paule de Rigaud, comte de Vaudreuil (ca. 1784) is the second masterpiece to come to The Huntington through a gift from The Ahmanson Foundation.

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