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09 February 2017Gainsborough and Bath
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Gainsborough and Bath Mary Alexander Thursday 09 February 2017

The day reconstructs the social/cultural/historical and cospomoplitan atmosphere of C18 Bath and its key movers and shakers - the doctors, apothecaries, developers, luxury goods shopkeepers, artists, musicians etc etc - all the reasons for which a young Gainsborough decided to take a reccie there in 1758 to see whether it was a suitable place for him to move and set up a studio. He decided to do so six months later for all the above reasons.

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