Colley Cibber (1671-1757), dramatist and actor, perhaps from the workshop of Sir Henry Cheere, 1st Bt., painted plaster bust, c.1740 © National Portrait Gallery, London
Colley Cibber (1671-1757), dramatist and actor, perhaps from the workshop of Sir Henry Cheere, 1st Bt., painted plaster bust, c.1740 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Depicting Dress. A professional workshop on male and female dress in eighteenth-century portraits, 20 September 2017

A collaborative workshop offered by the Understanding British Portraits professional network and The School of Historical Dress

 

Deadline for expressions of interest: Friday 28 July 2017

Venue: The School of Historical Dress, 52 Lambeth Road, London SE1 7PP (map below)

 

This practical workshop will be delivered by the School of Historical Dress at its new premises in Lambeth. Delegates will have a special opportunity to learn from three of the School’s experienced teachers, and observe practical clothing demonstrations and dressings using its remarkable private archive. Participants will also have the chance to handle historical fabrics and garments, and discuss costume in particular portraits in their collections.

 

Please download the programme and information on how to apply (before 28 July 2017) at the link below:

Depicting Dress workshop 20 September 2017 – programme

 

 

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