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The Macclesfield Portraits of Joseph Wright of Der

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When
From 06/10/2017 to 11/01/2018

Date(s)
12/10/2017 - 17/10/2017

Location
The Old Sunday School, Heritage Centre, Roe Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6UT

Description
Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797) is well-known for his paintings of scientific discovery and industry but he was also a successful portrait painter. He painted some of the leading figures in Macclesfield including Charles Roe. Last year Macclesfield Museums bought two Wright portraits of John Stafford and Barbara Tatton. This display celebrates these portraits and the stories behind them. https://www.macclesfieldmuseums.co.uk/

Contact
Vicky Griffiths

Telephone
01625 613210

Timings
Monday-Saturday, 10am-4pm

Cost
Free

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