Centre for the Study of the Art and Antiques Market

First of Dealer Archives arriving in Leeds

The first of what we hope are many antique dealer archives arrives in Leeds in early August – the Phillips of Hitchin archives will first be conserved and cleaned before they are catalogued and made available to researchers.

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Antique Dealer Project Conference

Our project conference, ‘Antique Dealers’ The British Antiques Trade in the 20th Century, a cultural geography’ will take place at Temple Newsam House, Leeds, on Thursday 14th & Friday 15th April 2016. Do SAVE the DATE.

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Antique Dealer Project Conference

Date: 14th & 15th April 2016
Location: Temple Newsam House, Leeds.

CfP coming soon.

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Unique project maps the history of the British antiques trade

Originally posted on the Leeds University website

A groundbreaking history of the modern British antiques trade led by the University of Leeds today unveils an online resource that will map out a century of activity in this economically important sector.

Antique Dealers: the British Antiques Trade in the 20th Century, a Cultural Geography, is a 30-month project headed by Dr Mark Westgarth, a lecturer in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at Leeds.

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