Round and About: February 2002. (Frontline)
British History Unit Seminars
February 4th, 18th. 5.30pm
London School of Economics Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE Tel: 020 7955 7073
Janet Hunter (LSE) talks on `Britain and the Japanese Economy in the First World War' on the 4th, followed by Alan Booth (University of Essex) on the why `British Manufacturing did not fail in the Golden Age' in this month's seminars held at Connaught House, Aldwych, London WC2.
February 6th to April 14th
Dulwich Picture Gallery Gallery Road, London SE21 7AD Tel: 020 8693 5254 www.dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk
The eccentric collector William Beckford (1760-1844) was known as `England's wealthiest son'. He filled his magnificent Gothic extravaganza, Fonthill Abbey, with the most exceptional art treasures spanning many periods and styles, from medieval, to Oriental and the Renaissance. Following a scandal involving another man, Beckford left England and spent a decade on the Continent, only to return and become a recluse. His life …
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Publication information: Article title: Round and About: February 2002. (Frontline). Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: History Today. Volume: 52. Issue: 2 Publication date: February 2002. Page number: 6+. © 2009 History Today Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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