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Regency Britain – GI 23 123 (Face to Face)

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6 February 2024 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm GMT

Tutor: Jenny Frendo BA

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Date: 6 February 2024
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Length of Course:
3 Tuesdays
Reference Code:
GI 23 123
Location:
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH

Overview

In this course we will look beyond the elegant drawing rooms of polite society and the excesses of the wealthy, to the underlying problems and unrest that were to be found in this period. War with France, fear of invasion, economic hardship and poverty made the early years of the nineteenth century a time of uncertainty and strife for many within society.

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Robert Alexander Hillingford, The Duchess of Richmond's Ball, 1815, oil on canvas, The Goodwood Art Collection, Goodwood House, West Sussex. Image: Wikimedia Commons

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