Friends of Duff House

DRAGONS, SWORDS, PORTRAITS and LACE

OPEN TO EVERYONE

Tue 10th October 2017

repeated Wed 11th Oct

DUFF HOUSE in the GRAND SALON

A day of informative talks about some of the objects in Duff House – Canon Harper’s Catalogue is the inspiration for this study day.

For just £15:

-admission to Duff House;

-six fascinating illustrated talks by acknowledged experts – talking in everyday language!

-the chance to see some objects not normally on display;

-sandwich lunch;

-morning & afternoon tea/coffee/cake.

First speaker is 10.30 with coffee from 9.30.

Entry by Ticket Only (numbers are limited), available at:

  • Duff House shop desk
  • historicenvironment.scot/whats-on

 

PROGRAMME

09.30 – 10.20  Coffee available in the Long Gallery

10.30 – 10.40  Welcome and Introduction

10.40 – 11.15  ‘Meribimur – We Shall Be Worthy – Swords’   Dr Allan Carswell

11.15 – 11.50  ‘Highlights and Curiosities of the Prints Collections’     Elizabeth Miller

11.50 – 12.25  ‘Reflections around the Painted Glass’    Douglas Hogg

12.25 – 1.40  Lunch in the Long Gallery

1.40 – 1.45  Welcome to the afternoon sessions

1.45 – 2.20  ‘Lace and other personal possessions’     Naomi Tarrant

2.20 – 2.55  ‘The conservation of the Cardinal Fesch furniture’   Peter Thuring

2.55 – 3.25  Tea in the Long Gallery

3.30 – 4.00  ‘Chinaware, Porcelain and the Dunimarle Collection’   Geordie Burnett Stuart

4.00 – 4.45  Open Forum and closing remarks from the organisers

This event at Duff House is being held in partnership with The Friends of Duff House and is organised by The National Galleries of Scotland and Historic Environment Scotland with the permission of The Trustees of the Mrs Magdalene Sharpe Erskine Bequest: The Dunimarle Collection.

 

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