Thursday, 15 July 2010

The Bindman Talks 2010 at Dove Cottage

At the Wordsworth Trust, Dove Cottage: the Bindman Talks 2010

Professor Ian Rogerson, "Thomas Bewick and his influence on visual communication."Saturday 7 August, 4.30pm

"Professor Ian Rogerson is former Librarian of Manchester Metropolitan University, and is currently Research Fellow at the John Rylands Institute. He has written extensively on wood engraving. He will look at how Thomas Bewick and his pupils influenced nineteenth-century illustration, and how Bewick's 'white-line' largely inspired the twentieth-century wood engraving revival."

The Bindman Talks provide a general introduction to some of the authors and works in the Wordsworth Trust's collection. Other talks in the series are listed here.

"The sixth Bindman series of talks has a special focus on the Lake District as seen through the eyes of its early visitors and artists, and the impact that man had on the area in the nineteenth century. There will also be informal introductory sessions for those new to Romanticism, and a special evening event in Dove Cottage for families."

The Bindman Talks are free but do require booking as places are limited. Click here for details on the Dove Cottage website.
To reserve a place, please complete the Dove Cottage Contact Form indicating which talk you wish to attend, or telephone: 015394 35544.

Dove Cottage, the Wordsworth Museum and Art Gallery is located on the A591, the main Kendal - Keswick road through the central Lake District.

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