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4th November, 2015

The Press Gang by George Morland

Event Details

Date:
4th November, 2015
Time:
12:30 - 13:15
Venue:
Picture Gallery, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX
Price:
FREE - no need to book

George Morland was most well-known in his day for rustic scenes depicting life in the countryside but he also tackled contemporary social issues including slavery and the use of press gangs. This talk by Curator Dr Laura MacCulloch explores one of the earliest, and most violent, paintings in the collection.

The talk is free and there is no need to book but if you are coming by car please contact the Curator in advance to register your car registration number.

For more information and to register your car for parking please contact the Curator Dr Laura MacCulloch

E-mail: laura.macculloch@rhul.ac.uk

Telephone: 01784 443 998

 

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