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Chippendale's Workshop Gareth Williams Tuesday 03 March 2020

Please note the change in venue to Wade Street Church for this meeting.                                                                

Chippendale’s Workshop

Many of our members will remember the 2017 Christmas visit to Weston Park where some of the group were given an excellent guided tour by Gareth Williams, the person who oversees Weston’s internationally important collections. In this, his first lecture to our society, he will survey the work of Thomas Chippendale, the greatest cabinet maker of the 18thC. He will refer especially to two major Yorkshire commissions at Nostell Priory and Harewood House.

Reading: The Art of Thomas Chippendale, Master Furniture Maker, edited by Jane Sellars (2000)