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The Ship (Tavistock Branch)

Fri. 16 April 2021 at 7:30 pm


To be held by Zoom video conferencing

A talk by Geri Parlby about a recent discovery painted on the side wall of a shop in Market Street, Tavistock of what appears to be a 16th-century sailing ship.

Part of the wallpainting.
© Geri Parlby.

Dr Geri Parlby is Chair of Tavistock Heritage Trust. She trained as an art historian at the Courtauld Institute and lectures across the country and internationally for the Arts Society and is an honorary research fellow at the University of Roehampton. She started researching the Tudor War ship wall painting at 4 Market Street in 2018 and is currently trying to raise funds to help conserve the painting.

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If you would like to join this meeting, please contact the Organiser (details below). You will in due course be sent instructions on how to log in etc. Please don’t worry if you are not familiar with the Zoom software. It is quite straightforward to use and does not involve any expense. You will be able to log in a few minutes before the start of the lecture.

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Fri. 16 April 2021
7:30 pm
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Tavistock & W. Devon Branch (Sheila Phillips)
01752 775195


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