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Lecture: Life with William Morris: A Biographer’s Perspective

National Portrait Gallery

Thursday, 16 October 2014 at 19:00

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Lecture: Life with William Morris: A Biographer’s Perspective

16 October 2014, 19:00

Ondaatje Wing Theatre

Tickets: £6/£5  

Fiona MacCarthy, curator of Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy, 1860 - 1890, talks about her long involvement as a writer with one of the most arresting figures of Victorian Britain, tracing Morris’s progress from cosseted child of the capitalist classes to revolutionary activist. In partnership with the Royal Society of Literature.


William Morris by George Frederic Watts oil on canvas, 1870


Part of Late Shift - every Thursday and Friday until 21.00

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Enjoy a mix of art, music, drinks, talks, drawing and history.

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Ondaatje Wing Theatre, National Portrait Gallery
Saint Martin's Place
WC2H City of Westminster
United Kingdom

Thursday, 16 October 2014 at 19:00

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