Printmaking and Print Collecting up to 1840

Date / time: 3 May - 7 June, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Printmaking and Print Collecting up to 1840


Six Week Online Lecture Series exploring ‘Printmaking and Print Collecting up to 1840’. Delivered via Zoom (1pm-2pm UK time) each Tuesday, the speakers and topics will be as follows:

3rd May 2022 – An Introduction to the Processes and Techniques of Printmaking – Ad Stijnman, (Printmaker and print historian)

10th May 2022 – Buyers, Collectors and Connoisseurs: a European perspective – Antony Griffiths (Keeper of the Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum, 1991-2011)

17th May 2022 – Collecting in the Early Eighteenth Century: a British perspective, focusing on the Clarke and Aldrich Collections at Oxford – Tim Clayton (Author of ‘The English Print, 1688-1802’)

24th May 2022 – Archbishop Richard Robinson and his Prints Collection at Armagh Robinson Library

31st May 2022 – Lord Fitzwilliam and his Prints – Elenor Ling (Curator within the Department of Paintings, Drawings and Prints at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge)

7th June 2022 – Print Rooms in Britain and Ireland, 1750-1840 – Professor Kate Retford (Department of History of Art, Birkbeck, University of London)

The series is organised as part of Armagh Robinson Library’s current Curatorial Research Project, funded by the Paul Mellon Centre.

Free places can be booked online at

Alternatively, please email or telephone 028 3752 3142.