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Curator’s introduction to Six Lives: The Stories of Henry VIII’s Queens

 
  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 £15

Join exhibition curator Charlotte Bolland as she introduces the Gallery’s new major exhibition Six Lives: The Stories of Henry VIII’s Queens.

The show chronicles the representation of Katherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Katherine Howard and Katherine Parr throughout history and popular culture in the centuries since they lived.

Charlotte will delve deeper into the exhibition themes and objects exploring historic paintings, drawings and ephemera, to contemporary photography, costume and film. Drawing upon a wealth of factual and fictional materials, the lecture will present the life, legacy and portrayal of six women who forever changed the landscape of English history.


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2024-06-21 19:00 2024-06-21 19:00 Europe/London Curator’s introduction to Six Lives: The Stories of Henry VIII’s Queens Join exhibition curator Charlotte Bolland as she introduces the Gallery’s new major exhibition Six Lives: The Stories of Henry VIII’s Queens. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2024/06/21/curators-introduction-to-six-lives-the-stories-of-henry-viiis-queens-385152 National Portrait Gallery,St Martin's Place, London,London,

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National Portrait Gallery,

St Martin's Place, London,
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WC2H 0HE

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