Public Lecture – Inventing the Medieval in the 19th Century (2010)

Poster - Inventing the Medieval in the 19th Century, Dr Rowan Watson, V&ADr Rowan Watson (Senior Curator, National Art Library, V&A) gave a public lecture in York on ‘Inventing the Medieval in the 19th Century’ on Friday 1 December 2010.

The lecture was the inaugural event of the new formal partnership between the V&A and the Department of History of Art; it was followed by a celebratory reception to which all were invited.

Main image: St Giles' Church, Cheadle, designed by AWN Pugin (1841-46). Detail of photo © Michael Garlick (, licensed for reuse under Creative Commons licence cc-by-sa/2.0 -

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