Paul Sandby Talks - Ruins and Improvements with Nicholas Alfrey

Saturday 6 Oct - Sat 6 Oct
Price: £10.00pp

This talk focuses on Paul Sandby’s depictions of ruins in the landscape, particularly his remarkable aquatints of castles in Wales. We will explore how such images of a ruined past relate to the scenes of prosperity and improvement that also attracted him as an artist.  Nicholas Alfrey is the Research Associate in the Department of History of Art at the University of Nottingham.


Date: Saturday 6 October, 1pm


Admission: £10 (includes parking and admission); booking essential: 


Location: The Garden Room*, Newstead Abbey

*we apologise that this room is not wheelchair accessible