Sackler Family Donation

WHS containing architectural elements donated by the Sackler Family.

The Sackler Family is "an American and British family whose members are known for founding and owning the pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma and philanthropy in support of cultural and educational institutions. Purdue Pharma, and by extension some members of the family, have faced criticism and lawsuits amid Purdue Pharma's alleged role in the North American opioid crisis." (Wiki - )

Connected Sites

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Kew Gardens "The Sackler Crossing"
Paris, Banks of the Seine "l'aile Sackler des Antiquités orientales", Louvre
Westminster "Sackler Window", Westminster Abbey


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