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A series of weekly lunchtime online lectures will explore the production and collecting of prints in the period up to 1840. Delivered via Zoom (1pm-2pm) each Tuesday from 3rd May to 7th June, the speakers and topics will be as follows:

  • 3rd May: An Introduction to the Processes and Techniques of Printmaking – Ad Stijnman, printmaker and print historian
  • 10th May: Buyers, Collectors and Connoisseurs: a European perspective – Antony Griffiths, Keeper of the Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum, 1991-2011
  • 17th May: Collecting in the Early Eighteenth Century: a British perspective, focusing on the Clarke and Aldrich Collections at Oxford – Tim Clayton, author of 'The English Print, 1688-1802'
  • 24th May: Archbishop Richard Robinson and his Prints Collection at Armagh Robinson Library
  • 31st May: Lord Fitzwilliam and his Prints – Elenor Ling, Curator within the Department of Paintings, Drawings and Prints at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • 7th June: Print Rooms in Britain and Ireland, 1750-1840 – Professor Kate Retford, Department of History of Art, Birkbeck, University of London

The series is organised as part of Armagh Robinson Library's current Curatorial Research Project, funded by the Paul Mellon Centre.

When you book a place you should automatically receive an email from Arts Tickets. This will contain Zoom details which will be the same for all of the lectures.

If you have any difficulties booking through this online system, please email admin@armaghrobinsonlibrary.co.uk or telephone 028 3752 3142.


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