English Heritage Lecture Series: The Napoleonic Period

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A series of lectures held on Tuesdays in November. Nov 1: Prof David Howarth gives an overview of the first Duke of Wellington's picture collection and discusses how the Duke was portrayed by his contemporaries; Nov 8: ex-surgeon Mike Crumplin gives a talk about Napoleonic battlefield surgery; Nov 15: an illustrated talk about Wellington and his descendents; Nov 22: costumier and historical researcher Natalie Garbett on the development of fashion in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Booking essential.