Talk: Edith Beatty as a Collector

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Chester Beatty and Online, Wednesday 28th February

Join Dr Jill Unkel, Curator of Western Collection at Chester Beatty for a free lecture in person or online this February.

To celebrate International Women’s Day, please join the Curator of Western Collections at the Chester Beatty as she explores the life, interests and collections of Edith Beatty—racehorse owner, collector and gift-giver extraordinaire—and her contribution to the Chester Beatty Collections.

Dr Jill Unkel is an art historian whose research interests include manuscript illumination, ecclesiastical architecture, the history of the book, and object histories. She has both an MPhil and PhD from the Department of Art and Architectural History at Trinity College Dublin.

Free hybrid talk in person in lecture room or online (booking required to join online).


Date:
Wednesday 28th February
Time:
6.00pm
Price:
Free

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