Portrait of the Day: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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15 September 2014, 12:00

Room 18


  • Gallery Talk

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, by Richard Rothwell, exhibited 1840 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
by Richard Rothwell
exhibited 1840
NPG 1235

Mary Shelley was the author of one of the world’s earliest and best-loved horror stories, Frankenstein. Join us for this Portrait of the Day talk as we search for the sources of Shelley’s inspiration through the gothic stories of her own fascinating yet tragic life. Talk led by Nathalie Nadeau. 

Programme subject to change