An Artist’s view of 19th Century Rural Britain

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Date(s) - 03/11/2018
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Digby Hall


Blackmore Vale and Yeovil NT Association presents a talk by Felicity Herring: An Artist’s view of 19th Century Rural Britain, at the Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne | 2.30pm | £3.00 / £5.00 (includes tea and biscuits). Use the car park ticket machine in the foyer.

This fully illustrated talk shows how 19th Century artists portrayed rural Britain, many of them showed idyllic pastoral scenes but others showed the reality of the hardworking life lead by the agricultural worker. Reflections of life in the countryside: the homes, working conditions, health, education and leisure are highlighted.

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