Tag Archives: Horace Walpole

‘Collecting or Competition?’, Strawberry Hill, Wednesday 24 January 2018

Tickets are now open to volunteers for the talk ‘Collecting or Competition?’, which has been organised by the Friends of Strawberry Hill. This talk, given by Martin Stiles will look at the similarities between the collections of Sir Robert Walpole … Continue reading

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Society’s Event for Members: A Visit to Strawberry Hill

    Last Saturday 19 November, 10 members of SocHistColl were able to enjoy an exclusive tour of Horace Walpole’s most extraordinary creation, his villa named Strawberry Hill, guided by its Research Curator Silvia Davoli. Walpole (1717-1797) was a prominent … Continue reading

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Seminar in the History of Collecting, 26 September 2016, The Wallace Collection (London)

SEMINAR: Researching the Strawberry Hill Sale of 1842: a real Baedeker’s guide of taste, Lecture by Dr. Silvia Davoli, Paul Mellon Centre Research Curator, Strawberry Hill House, The Horace Walpole Collection Venue: Lecture Theatre, The Wallace Collection, London Date and … Continue reading

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