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Black Presence in the National Gallery
October 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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From the margins to the centre.From objects and subjects of economic capital ;to creators and definers of cultural capital. Our #African focused tour of the National Gallery reveals the many and varied Black presences to be found in the paintings and works on display from 1500’s to 1900’s. The tour looks at why they are there, what they meant in their time and what they mean to us today. Watch a review here . We will cover:
African Kings and Queens
The Moor’s head
Musicians and Entertainers
Faces in a crowd
- Servants and slaves
To prevent overcrowding meet point is emailed after booking. Walk last 2 hours Watch review here http://bit.ly/2u7Rl6h .Private group bookings staff groups, birthdays possible. Email firstname.lastname@example.org .
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