The First Victorians | Kibble and his Contemporaries

A carte de visite showing a yound Prince Albert seated while Queen Victoria reads over his shoulder

Mayall, Portrait of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert (detail), National Galleries of Scotland

Date and time: Saturday 26 January 11.30am – 3.30pm

Location: Kibble Palace, Glasgow Botanical Gardens

2019 marks the bi-centenary of the birth of a generation of notable Victorian figures including Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Scottish inventor John Kibble, novelist George Elliot and photographer Roger Fenton. This generation witnessed significant changes to society including the invention and development of photography.

An exhibition exploring the achievements of this generation will take place at the Kibble Palace, Glasgow Botanical Gardens throughout 2019. Join SSHoP at the launch event on Saturday 26th January 11.30 – 3.30 to try your hand at making a cyanotype photograph using leaves from the Botanical Gardens. The workshop will be a drop-in event suitable for adults and children.

For more information visit www.glasgowbotanicgardens.com

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