STAFFORDSHIRE OR CANTON, CALCUTTA OR BIRMINGHAM? | Household goods in British Colonial India with James Broadbent and Christine Reid

Wednesday 27 Aug 2014, 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM

Christine Reid and James Broadbent will discuss and examine examples of the ceramics, silver, textiles and furniture used or influenced by the British in India in the early 19th century.

JAMES BROADBENT is perhaps Australia’s most eminent cultural historian whose working life has been devoted to historic buildings and gardens and is the guest curator for the current house-museum tour AN ENGLISHMAN ABROAD | At home in British India.

CHRISTINE REID is a Melbourne-based garden writer who contributes regularly to a wide range of Australian and international publications, both mainstream and academic. She is convenor of the current study series on British India.

This lecture is generously supported by The Friends of The Johnston Collection

wine cooler (from a pair) makers mark for Edward Barnard, Edward Barnard Jnr., John Barnard, William Barnard, assayed London 1835-6 Bears Indian crest with engraved motto ‘Heavens Light our Guide’ Sterling silver | The Johnston Collection (A1042-1989)

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