Antonia Fraser: Perilous Question
Friday, 29 November 2013 from 18:30 to 20:00 (GMT)
London, United Kingdom
Join internationally bestselling historian Antonia Fraser as she discusses her latest book with Senior Curator Stephen Duffy. The passing of the Great Reform Bill of 1832 was the key event of pre-Victorian political and social history. She will describe the personalities, dramas, riots and intrigue that led to a complete change in how Britain was governed. Ticket price includes a wine reception after the talk.
When & Where
The Wallace Collection
The Wallace Collection is a national museum in an historic London town house. The collection was acquired principally in the nineteenth century by the third and fourth Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace. In the twenty-nine galleries are unsurpassed displays of French eighteenth-century paintings, furniture and porcelain together with superb Old Master paintings. A magnificent collection of princely arms and armour is shown in four galleries and there are further important displays of gold boxes, miniatures, sculpture and Medieval and Renaissance works of art.