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Portraits & Powerhouses: New Perspectives on Georgian Life

Wednesday 26 October 2011, 2.15PM to 17:15

A review of current doctoral research into the Georgian period, hosted by the History of Art Department, University of York, in collaboration with the York Georgian Society

Speakers include:

Tom Almeroth-Williams: The Equestrian Culture of Hanoverian London
Carolyn Dougherty: The Carrying Trade and the First Railways in England
Matt Jenkins: Antiquity and Improvement: Polite Shopping in Georgian York
Joanne O'Hara: A Scottish Origin for English Palladianism Revisited
Chair: Dr Richard Hewlings

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Location: Bowland Lecture Theatre, Berrick Saul Building, University of York

Admission: Seats are free but limited. To reserve your place please contact Fran Sands: email: or write to Fran Sands, Sir John Soane’s Museum, 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3BP All welcome.

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