Thursday, 5 November 2015
Next TVAD Talk: Dr Anne L. Murphy examines ‘Britannia at the Bank of England’
The 2015-16 TVAD Talks series continues with a contribution by Dr Anne L. Murphy, Head of History in the School of Humanities at the University of Hertfordshire. Dr Murphy will examine images and objects representing ‘Britannia at the Bank of England’
This talk will explore why and how the Bank of England used the symbol of Britannia. It will also consider how the public witnessed and understood Britannia as representative of the Bank’s role in underpinning the financial promises of the state.
All are welcome - TVAD Talks begin at 12.45 for 1 pm with a buffet lunch in room AA191 (Art and Design Building, College Lane Campus).