Journey to Persia: Miss Tanner and her Collection

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Collection in Focus with Catrin Jones, Curator of Decorative Arts

Ellen Tanner was among the first Western women to travel solo to the Middle East. Discover the story of Miss Tanner’s travels from her first visit in 1894 to her later gifts of Persian art to the Holburne. This talk will discuss the context of an extraordinary collection of metalwork, textiles and more, on display for the first time following a major conservation project.

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