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Monday, December 7, 2015

Black Georgians

de bene esse: literally, of well-being, morally acceptable but subject to future validation or exception

Imagining the Georgian period awakens images from Jane Austen’s parlour to Hogarth’s Gin Lane. Black Cultural Archives’ new exhibition Black Georgians: The Shock of the Familiar takes you on a journey a long way from these quintessential English images. The exhibit interrogates well-known costume period dramas and the very different existence of hardship, grime, disease, and violence that was the reality for many.
Imagining the Georgian period awakens images from Jane Austen’s parlour to Hogarth’s Gin Lane. Black Cultural Archives’ new exhibition Black Georgians:…
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