Free Lecture: From Joiner to Cabinetmaker: Early Furniture from the Seacoast

Banister-back armchair with carved crest. Possibly Portsmouth, 1725–35. Maple, ash. Photograph by Ralph Morang

Thursday, April 20, 2017, 5:30-6:30pm

Doors open at 5pm; galleries open during the evening

with Gerald W.R. Ward and Hollis Brodrick
Gerald W.R. Ward, curator of the exhibition, and noted Portsmouth antiques dealer Hollis Brodrick will present an overview of the show in a brief lecture followed by an informal gallery tour. The evening offers an opportunity for close and in-depth study of several key pieces in the exhibition, particularly those from the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, from several perspectives.

Portsmouth Historical Society presents this FREE lecture series open to the public. All lectures take place at Discover Portsmouth, 10 Middle Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. For information, call 603-436-8433

Thanks to our Lecture Series Sponsors

Many thanks to William W. Upton and The Charles S. Parsons Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.


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