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Lower Road
Stalbridge, Dorset DT10 2NF United Kingdom

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Thu 6th Jun 2019

Women behind the Lens

Thu 6th Jun 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Stalbridge Hall, Lower Road
Stalbridge, Dorset DT10 2NF United Kingdom
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The work of women photographers has often been unfairly neglected.  This lecture seeks to correct that by examining the contribution of three outstanding British practitioners: Julia Margaret Cameron, a Victorian pioneer, Jane Brown a brilliant portraitist and Faye Godwin, who excelled in landscape photography. We will also explore the work of two highly- influential Americans, Dorothy Lange who produced brilliant documentary images and Annie Leibovitz who continues to both surprise and delight her audience. Lecturer: Mr Brian Stater BA MSc…

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Thu 4th Jul 2019

Gilded Glories – the fascinating history of gilded decoration

Thu 4th Jul 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Stalbridge Hall, Lower Road
Stalbridge, Dorset DT10 2NF United Kingdom
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Gilding continues to be the ultimate faux embellishment and decoration.  This lecture explores the fascination for gilt and shows how gilding has been used throughout history to enhance various woodwork, sculptures, metals and paintwork. Lecturer:  Jo Mabbutt Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers and Freeman of the City of London. Originally a trained singer, pianist and orchestra administrator, Jo is now a decorative artist who gilds antique lace and crochet, often combining with hand printing and painting.  She works to…

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