Virtual Lecture - Collecting Classical Antiquity: Brian B. Shefton 100 Years

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An introduction to the origins of the Greek Collection in the Great North Museum: Hancock

Brian Shefton

Dates

Thursday 25 June

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Times

5.30-6pm


Location

This virtual lecture will be hosted on YouTube. Please click here for more information.


Price

Donations welcome (free entry). Drop in, no booking required.

About

Join the Great North Museum: Hancock's Keeper of Archaeology Andrew Parkin for this virtual lecture on the late Professor Brian Shefton of Newcastle University.

Professor Shefton was an avid collector and researcher of Ancient Greek antiquities. The nationally-significant collection of Greek items on display in the Museum is thanks to his passion. 

Andrew Parkin will give an introduction to Shefton's life and the origins of the items in his collection.