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Mr Geard’s Victorian Picture Show – David Gerry

March 8, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Businessman Geard made his fortune from the manufacture of coloured printing inks at the end of the 19th century as a result of developments in printing, packaging and advertising. He recorded much through photography and built up a large collection of slides for projection, many of his family and friends.

David Gerry owns some 300 of these slides and will give a presentation about them and their subjects – they are an important record of characters and costumes from the second half of the 1800’s.

Free to members, non members welcome, £3 entrance.

Details

Date:
March 8, 2019
Time:
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Venue

Mowlem Community Room
The Mowlem Theatre
Swanage, BH19 1DD
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Website:
http://www.mowlemtheatre.com/