The Friends of Blackburn Museum Monthly Talk
The Forge by Jamie Holman
Jamie Holman will talk about his research into the creation and history of this important Blackburn painting and about its artist, James Sharples.
This painting hangs in the Victorian Gallery and has several unique claims to fame. It was the star of a BBC series on the Victorians presented by Jeremy Paxman.
The talk will last approximately 1 hour and refreshments will be served after.
The Friends of Blackburn Museum and art Gallery were founded in 1982 to help in promoting and supporting the Museum. Further information about the Friends of Blackburn Museum can be found here.