Seminars in the History of Collecting Programme 2013. All lectures start at 17.30 in the Wallace Collection Lecture Theatre. Booking not required unless stated:
28th January: Dorothy King, Independent scholar, Collecting the Parthenon
25th Feb: Ljerka Dulibic, Strossmayer Gallery of Old Masters, Zagreb: Croatian Bishop Josip Juraj Strossmayer as Art Collector and Founder of the Gallery of Old Masters in Zagreb.
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8th April: Dr Heike Zech, Gilbert Collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Not for us, but for everyone: The Gilbert Collection
29th April: Francesca Vanke, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Acquisition and attribution of Islamic ceramics in nineteenth century Britain
20th May: Paul Holden, National Trust, Lanhydrock, The Earls of Radnor and their Collections (1679-1758)
17th June: Mary Levkoff, National Gallery of Art, Washington - British Aspects of William Randolph Hearst’s Collections
29th July: Chiara Parapetto, Stefano Bardini Museum in Florence “Il gusto” of Stefano Bardini: spread of an aesthetic display.
30th September: Nicola Pickering, University of Oxford, Mayer Amschel Rothschild and Mentmore House: consuming le style Rothschild
28th October: Anna Jolly, Abegg-Stiftung, Riggisberg, Switzerland, Werner and Margaret Abegg: Collectors of textiles and decorative art
25th November: Freya Gowrley, University of Edinburgh, A temple to travel: Grand tour souvenirs in the collection of Jane and Mary Parminter at A la Ronde, Devon