Time in a Frame

Ref: C2527575

Some of the images will be chosen from British history and some from European history. The methods employed will include segmented powerpoint presentations and discussion of the themes identified, as well as class interaction. Themes selected from: The Bayeux Tapestry; The Luttrell Psalter; The Wilton Diptych; The Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry; The Gin Craze; The Artist of Revolution; The Fighting Temeraire; Frith liked Crowds; The Last Man; Work; The Nine Days Queen; The Morning of the Execution of the Streltsy; The Apotheosis of James Wolfe; That Austrian Bitch !; Muerte a los franceses ¡; Lady Waterford’s Great Experiment; Liberty leading the Revolution; “Thy Sheep be in the Corn”; The Wallington Murals

Course aim

A selected range of images which encapsulate a period or some aspect of a period of history considered in their own right as pieces of art or historical illustration but also used to access the wider context from which they have come.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • 1. An understanding of the historical events covered
  • 2. Familiarity with the broader context
  • 3. An appreciation of methodological complexities
  • 4. Comment on a specific image and its context.
  • An ability to transfer the knowledge gained

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You need know nothing at all ! Powerpoint presentation and informal discussion is the style. You must have a good sense of humour.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Time in a Frame

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