Gladstone’s Land Lecture Series: Sport on the Wall - CANCELLED
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Join Dr Annie Tindley as she addresses one of the ubiquitous side effects of sport and leisure in country houses in the nineteenth century, taxidermy!
About Gladstone’s Land Lecture Series: Sport on the Wall - CANCELLED
Sport on the Wall: the Nineteenth Century Boom in Sporting Taxidermy
Join Dr Annie Tindley as she addresses one of the ubiquitous side effects of sport and leisure in country houses in the nineteenth century, taxidermy. Taxidermy displays of animals and birds continue to dominate country house interiors to the present day, particularly in Scotland and Ireland, where hunting, shooting and fishing were dominant leisure pursuits. This lecture will take a fresh look at taxidermy and ask: what was it for; and what did it say about the class who commissioned and displayed it in their houses?
During the renovations at Gladstone's Land, the Gladstone's Land Lecture Series will be taking place at the Georgian House
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