Expert from Victoria and Albert Museum gives talk at Wisbech Grammar School

11:25 16 May 2014

Joanna Banham with two students at the school. Picture: TIM CHAPMAN

Joanna Banham with two students at the school. Picture: TIM CHAPMAN

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A Victorian history expert from a famous London museum visited a Fenland school to discuss a ground-breaking group of nineteenth century artists.

Victoria and Albert Museum’s head of adult programmes Joanna Banham explained to Wisbech Grammar School pupils and guests how members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood challenged the Victorian art establishment from 1848 to 1853.

The speaker shed light on a number of significant works of art that were completed before the movement broke up and the painters went their separate ways.

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