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9:00 am

Research Methods in Local History dayschool

22 February @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
North Hertfordshire Museum, 14 Brand Street
Hitchin, Herts SG5 1JE United Kingdom
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£90

Local History is a specialised area of study that has a wide appeal. However, investigating the past can be full of pitfalls that may trap the unwary, such as the danger of ‘backyardism’ (finding that nationally significant events all happened in one’s local area). You will learn the importance of consulting original sources and why […]

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10:30 am

Rembrandt in Print

22 February @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
North Hertfordshire Museum, 14 Brand Street
Hitchin, Herts SG5 1JE United Kingdom
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The Ashmolean Museum holds a world-class collection of over 300 prints made by Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606-1669). Widely hailed as the greatest painter of the Dutch Golden Age, Rembrandt was also one of the most innovative and experimental printmakers of the seventeenth century. This touring exhibition presents Rembrandt as an unrivalled storyteller through a […]

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Inkscape: Letterpress and Linocuts by Kimprints

22 February @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
North Hertfordshire Museum, 14 Brand Street
Hitchin, Herts SG5 1JE United Kingdom
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Using the traditional printmaking techniques of linocut and letterpress, these prints are made using the reduction technique in several layers. Influenced by railway posters and a love of typography, Kim has designed the Hitchin prints to illustrate her much loved home town, and added to the range with prints of locations around the world. Kim […]

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