Last occurred: Sunday, February 19 at 2:00 pm
History books get the Georgian period all wrong. The caricature of 1700s England as a peaceful age of politeness, gentility, and elegance does not tell the whole messy, complicated, and occasionally salacious stories of people’s lived experiences. Amanda Vickery will shed new light on domestic life and material culture in Georgian England, relating her talk to Living Rooms, Mia’s period room initiative that takes a fresh look at how we interpret the past.
Amanda Vickery is an English historian, writer, radio and television presenter, and professor of early modern history at Queen Mary, University of London. In 2013, Vickery assisted in the recreation of a regency ball to mark the 200th anniversary of the release of Pride and Prejudice.
$10; $5 My Mia members, free for Decorative Arts, Textiles & Sculpture Affinity Group members
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