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Saturday 8 June at 2:00 PM

THE DAVID SHIPWAY LECTURE



THE DAVID SHIPWAY LECTURE
The Decorated Book:
The Development of Medieval Book Art using examples from the Hart Collection
Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery
Saturday, 8 June at 2:00 pm
ADMISSION FREE
This year's David Shipway Memorial Lecture will be given by Dr Cynthia Johnston, Lecturer in the History of the Book at the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London. Her most recent publication is Collecting the Past: British Collectors and their Collections (Routledge, 2018). She is currently preparing an exhibition on industrialist bibliomania funded by the Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art to open at the Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery in January 2020.
For a number of years, she has worked extremely effectively to make the Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery collections better known nationally and internationally.

Forthcoming Events/Actitivites

Saturday 28 March at 3:24 PM

Tuesday 21 April at 10:41 AM

The Museum and the exhibition are currently closed because of the Covid-19 epidemic, but you can visit Cynthia Johnston's blog at:

https://blackburnmuseum.org.uk/blog/

 

Thursday 11 June at 2:00 PM

EVENT CANCELLED

Saturday 13 June at 2:00 PM

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Sunday 28 June at 2:00 PM

Sunday, 28th June, 2.00 - 4.00 pm:

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