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Lecture: The Palace of Westminster Murals

Wednesday 25 October — Turn up or book and save
6.30pm to 8pm. By Clare Willsdon, Professor of History of Western Art at the University of Glasgow, and author of the book, Mural Painting in Britain 1840-1940. Third in our Art for Architecture lecture series organised by Michael Hall.

Clare Willsdon discusses the decoration of the new Houses of Parliament, which Prince Albert hoped would stimulate a school of fresco painters in Britain. Lectures usually last about an hour and take place at the the Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1 at 6.30pm. Doors open at 6pm. Wine will be available before the lectures (not included in ticket prices). The venue is conveniently placed for Holborn and Russell Square tube stations and numerous bus services. Tickets £11 on the door, if available, or cheaper if you book 6 or more. See the lecture series booking form.

Event code: 1730.3

 


Later event: Lecture: Pre-Raphaelite Artists and Architects
Earlier event: Lecture: England’s Michelangelo: GF Watts as a fresco painter

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