Local History Conference 1998

The 1998 Local History Conference

Perceptions of London: writers and artists in the metropolis

Date and time: Saturday 21 November 1998, 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

Venue: Museum of London Lecture Theatre

Cost: £5.00

To apply for tickets, please print a copy of the form available on this site, and return it with your cheque. We recommend that you apply as soon as possible, because it is unlikely that tickets will still be available on the day.

10.00 – 10.20
Exhibitions open (the work and publications of local societies)

10.30 Opening remarks

Impressions of London – Monstrous Wen to Capital of Cool
Cathy Ross (Head of Department of Later London History, Museum of London)

Samuel Johnson’s London
Natasha McEnroe (Curator of Dr Johnson’s House)

12.15 – 13.45
Lunch (with opportunity to view local society stands)

London’s history: Dickens as a source
David Parker (Curator of Dickens House Museum)

The Camden Town Group
Frederick Gore, CBE, RA (painter)

15.00 – 15.45

Photography in London 1840-80: a social survey
David Webb (Librarian, Bishopsgate Institute)

Thomas Robert Way – a Victorian lithographer
Patrick Frazer (Honorary Secretary, London Topographical Society)