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Online Symposium | George IV and His Furniture, 1820 to 2020

Posted in conferences (to attend) by Editor on September 10, 2020

From Eventbrite:

The 44th Annual Symposium of the Furniture History Society
George IV 1820 to 2020: Fresh Perspectives on the King’s Furniture
Online Webinar, 3–4 October 2020

S A T U R D A Y ,  3  O C T O B E R — S E S S I O N  O N E

16.30  Welcome by Christopher Rowell, Chairman of the FHS

16.35  Introduction by Sir Jonathan Marsden (Chair)

16.40  David Oakey, ‘Painting it and Putting Handsome Furniture Where Necessary’: George Prince of Wales’s Early Furnishing of Carlton House

17.10  Rufus Bird (Surveyor of The Queen’s Works of Art), Tatham & Co. at Carlton House

17.40  Cristina Alfonsín Barreiro (Collections Manager at Waddesdon Manor), The Vulliamys: From Clockmakers to Merchants of Luxury

18.10  Diana Davis, ‘Quite éblouissant’: George IV and the Anglo-Gallic Interior

18.40  Q&A

19.00  Summing Up by Sir Jonathan Marsden

S U N D A Y ,  4  O C T O B E R — S E S S I O N  T W O

16.30  Welcome by Christopher Rowell, Chairman of the FHS

16.35  Introduction by Sir Jonathan Marsden (Chair)

16.40  Kathryn Jones (Senior Curator at Royal Collection Trust), ‘Of the Utmost Beauty and Newest Fashion’: George IV and Modern Manufacturing

17.10  Alexandra Loske (Art Historian, Curator, and Editor), The Interior Decoration and Colouring of Brighton Pavilion

17.40  Helen Jacobsen (Senior Curator and Curator of 18th-Century French Decorative Arts, The Wallace Collection), Shared Tastes: George IV and the 3rd Marquess of Hertford

18.10  Michael Hall (Curator at Exbury House), George IV’s Legacy and the English Rothschilds

18.40  Q&A

19.00  Summing Up by Sir Jonathan Marsden

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Ticket prices (covering both days): £12 members, £5 members under 35 years, £20 non-members. Please use the this link for registration and payment. Attendees will be admitted from the waiting room into this Zoom Video Webinar from 16.00. Please make sure you are muted and your cameras are turned off. Each session will be followed by a round of Q&A. Please use the chat message box at the bottom of your zoom window to submit questions, and send messages to others. If you are using Zoom software, Zoom have increased their security and you may be required to install an update.

Image: Adam Weisweiler, Commode 1785–90; oak, ebony, hardstones, tortoiseshell, brass, pewter, mahogany, boxwood, purplewood, gilt bronze, brocatello marble; 100 × 150 × 48 cm (Royal Collection Trust, 2593; © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2020).