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Thu 1st Jul 2021

A Design Evolution: Jewellery and Metalwork 1850-1940

Thu 1st Jul 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Stalbridge Hall, Lower Road
Stalbridge, Dorset DT10 2NF United Kingdom
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This is a Zoom Lecture An overview of the work of this dynamic period of design, featuring key historicist, neo-Gothic, Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau and Modern jewellery and metalwork, beautifully-illustrated with works from the Fitzwilliam Museum’s collection. Lecture: Helen Ritchie MA(Cantab) Curator, Modern Applied Arts, The Fitzwilliam Museum. Helen Ritchie is responsible for researching, interpreting and curating the modern Applied Arts collections. She was the sole curator of the exhibition Designers and Jewellery 1850-1940: Jewellery and Metalwork from The…

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Thu 4th Nov 2021

A Life in Fashion: the Wardrobe of Cecil Beaton

Thu 4th Nov 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Stalbridge Hall, Lower Road
Stalbridge, Dorset DT10 2NF United Kingdom
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This event has been rescheduled from 4th June 2020 due to coronavirus When Cecil Beaton died in 1980, it was not surprising that one of his tailors was telephoned with the news before Buckingham Palace, despite his close association with the Royal Family. From the moment he arrived at Cambridge University in 1922, to his first meeting with Greta Garbo ten years later to his appearance at Truman Capote’s 1970 Black and White Ball, Beaton expressed a flamboyant sartorial nonchalance,…

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