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The names have been changed, and I'm confused.

Our recent trip to Madrid featured an enlightening evening in the Prado museum, where we spent our time in front of masterpiece after masterpiece. Surprisingly, names of a number of artists were not quite as I remembered them. 825 more words


Morgan Library: Gainsborough

In my email today was notice that The Morgan Library in New York City has opened their exhibit: Thomas Gainsborough: Experiments in Drawing, which runs until August 19, 2018. 100 more words


The Honourable Mrs. Graham

On the English Historical Fiction Authors, I wrote on a famous, doomed beauty, painted by Thomas Gaineborough and others…

“The Honourable Mrs. Graham” is the name by which a portrait of Mary Cathcart Graham by Thomas Gainsborough is known. 106 more words

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And When Did You Last See William Frederick Yeames?

William Frederick Yeames (1835–1918), who died a century ago today, is one of the many painters who is now known by a single work: in his case… 1,081 more words


Trent Street, Gainsborough, named as the worst area for fly-tipping in West Lindsey

West Lindsey District Council have named Trent Street in Gainsborough as their worst area for fly-tipping.

According to data obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, the street logged 103 incidents between April 2014 and March 2017.­­ 300 more words

We fly by night on 'the wings of love'... to Hull

Around midnight, or just shortly thereafter, Miss Mary Burton crept out of her father’s house at Gainsborough in Lincolnshire, into the waiting arms of her lover, William Fields, a draper from Hull in the East Riding of Yorkshire. 485 more words


Clive Maclennan: A year to remember ... or maybe not

Opening: 19.00 – 22. 00 on Friday 20th April 2018

Exhibition: 20th – 28th April. Viewing on request.

Clive Maclennan is an exceptional photographer and photojournalist who has lived on and off in Gainsborough since he was eight. 128 more words

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