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The Ingenious Mr Leman: Designing and Consuming Silks in Eighteeenth Century Spitalfields Olivia Horsfall Turner Thursday 25 June 2020

THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN CANCELLED BECAUSE OF THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC.

This talk will explore the master weaver, James Leman's designs for woven silks in the Leman Album, produced between 1706 and 1816, which is now in the Victoria and Albert Museum. It will also examine the silk weaving industry and the appetite and market for fashionable silks in early eighteenth century London.