Waterloo 1815: The Art of Battle Study Day

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Waterloo 1815: The Art of Battle Study Day

A study day organised as part of the exhibition Waterloo 1815: The Art of Battle at the Royal Armouries, Leeds.
The study day sets out to:
– Explore the significance of the battle both today and at the time
– Examine the arms and armour used at the battle
– Look at how weapons were depicted in contemporary art
– Re-examine the recently conserved Siborne model


9:45 Welcome Thom Richardson, Deputy Master, Royal Armouries
10:00 “Why Waterloo Matters?” Mark Urban, Journalist, Broadcaster and Trustee of the Royal Armouries
10:35 “The Guns of Prussia at Waterloo” Lisa Traynor, Assistant Curator (Firearms), Royal Armouries
11:10 “The Edged Weapons of Waterloo” Henry Yallop, Assistant Curator (European Edged Weapons), Royal Armouries
11:45 Refreshments
12:00 “The Armour of Waterloo” Thom Richardson, Deputy Master, Royal Armouries
12:35 “The Art of the Battle” Mark Murray-Flutter, Senior Curator (Firearms) & Karen Watts, Senior Curator (Armour & Art), Royal Armouries
13:10 Lunch Opportunity to view The Art of Battle exhibition
14:20 “The Artillery of Waterloo” Nicholas Hall, Keeper of Artillery, Royal Armouries
14:55 “Trophies of War” Lt. Antoine Leduc, Deputy Curator of Artillery, Musée de l'Armée, Paris
15:30 Refreshments
15:45 “William Siborne, His Letters and Models” Gareth Glover, Author and Historian
16:20 “The Conservation of the Siborne Model” Suzanne Dalewicz-Kitto, Conservation Manager, Royal Armouries
16:45 Close
Where: Bury Theatre, Leeds, UK.
When  9.30 – 4.30 pm, 13 June 2015

Tickets: Adults: £30
Concessions: £25 (student or 60+)
To book please call 0113 220 1888 or email bookings@armouries.org.uk

Langue(s) : English

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