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Events (5)

Visualising Portraits: Science

Visualising Portraits: Science

27 February 2020, 14:00
Meet in main hall
Free

Meet sitters of note in the fields of science and medicine.


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Visualising Portraits: High Society

Visualising Portraits: High Society

26 March 2020, 14:00-15:00
Meet in main hall
Free

Looking at social circles of repute.


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Visualising Portraits: A Sitter’s Progress

Visualising Portraits: A Sitter’s Progress

30 April 2020, 14:00-15:00
Meet in main hall
Free

Portraits of the same sitter over time.


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Visualising Portraits: People and Power

Visualising Portraits: People and Power

28 May 2020, 14:00-15:00
Meet outside the exhibition
Free

Social reformers in the collection.


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Visualising Portraits: Inspiring Photographs: Collecting for the future

Visualising Portraits: Inspiring Photographs: Collecting for the future

25 June 2020, 14:00-15:00
Meet in main hall
Free

A look at our display of newly acquired photographic portraits.


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