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Title: ‘The Olive Matthews Collection of Fashionable Dress’ – T237
13 November 2019 @ 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Tutor: Grace EvansGo to all Talks
The Olive Matthews Collection, which is housed and exhibited in Chertsey Museum, includes over 4,000 items of men’s, women’s and children’s dress and accessories. Pieces date from c.1600 to the present day,
with particular strengths in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Grace Evans, who is tasked with caring for and interpreting the collection, will explore its history and its collector; Olive Matthews.
Grace was educated at York and Manchester Universities and then went on to work at the Museum of London; joining the team as Keeper of Costume at Chertsey Museum in 2001.
This event is free, however, in order to book a place you will still need to add the required space(s) to your basket and check out in the normal way.
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