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Empire Line by Gavin Fernandes

24 March – 29 October 2017Free for members

9 photographic prints Empire Line is a photographic narrative featuring and subverting the image of two social divisions; the ‘memsahibs,’ who were the British colonial, middle class women who resided in India  throughout the 19th century, and the native, indigenous women. The visual expression and stylistic approach shown here is an ironic interplay on the visible appearances of both societies, … Read more

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Victorian Harewood

24 March – 29 October 2017Free for members

“Harewood is in Yorkshire. The park seems very fine; the view from the window is very pretty. We dined in the beautiful gallery with a party of nearly 300 in number.  Princess Victoria recalls her visit to Harewood, 12th September 1835 Harewood House was recently used as a major set for ITV’s Victoria series. To celebrate the success of the programme, the opulent rooms on Harewood’s State Floor will come to … Read more

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SNAPSHOT

24 March – 30 June 2017Free for members

Step into the world of Lady Florence Katherine Bridgeman, 5th Countess of Harewood. SNAPSHOT explores the life and works of this enthusiastic, amateur photographer with her enchanting images of Victorian life. The photography you can see in this exhibition has never been shown to the public before. Hundreds of images have been expertly digitised 100 years after they were originally captured allowing you to … Read more

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Charlotte Canning: Artist and Traveller

24 March – 29 October 2017Free for members

Lady Canning was a talented watercolour artist  who became lady-in-waiting to Queen Victoria in 1842.  She accompanied the Queen on many public and private tours and recorded the places that they visited in a series of accomplished watercolours,  particularly of Scotland and Osborne on the Isle of Wight.  She also instructed Victoria in the art of watercolour and one of Queen Victoria’s copies after Lady … Read more

Victorian Harewood

The Haunted Doll’s House

24 March – 29 October 2017

Mixed media. `Ghost` performed by Ian Taylor Steve Manthorp is fascinated by the ghost stories of the late Victorian writer M.R.James (1862-1936) and has created a number of works inspired by them. The Haunted Doll’s House is one of the author’s best known tales and Manthorp’s interpretation is his most ambitious and largest ‘Jamesian’ artwork so far. Manthorp has taken small liberties with his … Read more

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