News and events

  • ‘Francis Douce (1757 – 1834): an antiquarian collector of prints and his networks’, Workshop on Methodologies for the Study of Collecting, Institute of Historical Research, London, 8-9 July 2011.
  • ‘Holy Dust and Colour Etchings: Some Religious Prints from Francis Douce’s Collection’, Ashmolean Magazine, No. 62, Summer 2011, pp. 19-20.
  • Western Art Print Room talks: The curious collections of Francis Douce. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Thur 22 Mar 2012, 4.45–5.45pm. To book contact: Janet Burchell, education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk; T 01865 278 015.
  • Thanks to my colleagues Caroline Palmer, Katherine Wodehouse, and Alexandra Greathead, we have a new temporary display of four sport-related prints from Douce’s collection on the Print Room staircase to celebrate the Olympic Games. Do drop by to see them! (Ashmolean Museum, 1 August – 1 September 2012).
  • Western Art Print Room talks: The curious collections of Francis Douce. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Tue 19 Mar 2013, 4.45–5.45pm. To book contact: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk; T 01865 278 015.
  • Annual conference of the British Association for Romantic Studies, Southampton, 26 July 2013: The prints of Francis Douce.

2 Responses to News and events

  1. Hello,

    I have just found you and delighted with your blog and the treasures you are so
    amusingly sharing.

    please would you let me know the date when the talk has re arranged for as I will definitely make plans to vivist oxford on that day.

    With many thanks,

    louise knowles.

    • mercedes-c says:

      Thank you for getting in touch. I am afraid that the Print Room talk, originally scheduled for the 15th March, took place on the 22nd. Future talks will be announced on the blog -I hope you will be able to make it next time!

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