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23 Jul 2007 00:00 - 00:00

Wenceslaus Hollar: The Man Who Drew London

Gillian Tindall´s talk is to mark the Hollar anniversaries at the British Library following the hugely successful exhibition London: Life in Maps. Tindall, acomplished writer and author of numerous books will be talking about her interest in Hollar. In her book, she introduces a story built on the little that is known about Hollar´s life and presents him not only as a dilligent artist, but also a fascinating human being.


Wenceslaus Hollar was born in Prague in 1607. Out of the turmoil of the Thirty Years War he made a chance arrival in London, and went on to become one of the most prolific and illuminating illustrators of the City through his remarkable etchings. This talk reveals the busy, lovable man behind the

work and the turbulent times he lived through.


Organised by British Library in association with the Czech Embassy London


Price: £6 (£4 concessions)


Tickets may be booked online at http://boxoffice.bl.uk, by phone on 01937 546546 or in person at the British Library Information Desk.


For further information visit www.bl.uk


Revisiting Hollar - 400 years


30 Kensington Palace Gardens
W8 4QY London
United Kingdom


23 Jul 2007 00:00 - 00:00


British Library, Embassy of the Czech Republic, London

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