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January 2019

Jewellery in the Age of Queen Victoria: A Mirror to the World

January 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Phillips Auction House, 450 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022 United States
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Lecture by Judy Rudoe This lecture emerges from the book of the same title, co-authored with Charlotte Gere in 2010. Taking a new approach to the study of jewellery in the Victorian age, this lecture seeks to understand the nineteenth century through its jewellery. The “age of Victoria” is taken in its widest sense to encompass jewellery from Europe and America, at a time when expanding foreign trade, the new illustrated press and a growing tourist industry brought jewellery from…

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