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The Art of Crime: Convict Art in association with Ikon, Birmingham

  1. Date:
    13 January 2018
    Venue:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Location:
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    Time:
    10:30 - 12:30
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
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    Event description:
    ​An introduction to the making of LMA’s ‘Criminal Lives’ exhibition and the representation of convicts. Pugin, Rowlandson and Hogarth prints from LMA's collections will be on show. Art Historian Linzi Stauvers will discuss the life of transported convict artist, Thomas Bock. (Exhibition at Ikon, Birmingham, 6 December 2017 - 11 March 2018).
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Criminal Lives, 1780-1925: Punishing Old Bailey Convicts
Date:
11 Dec 2017 - 16 May 2018
Time:
00:00 - 23:59
Location:
London Metropolitan Archives
Cost:
Free - exhibition, no need to book. Open during normal office hours

Between 1700 and 1900, Britain stopped punishing the bodies of convicts and increasingly sought to reform their minds. Exile and forced labour in Australia and incarceration in penitentiaries became the dominant modes of punishment. This exhibition uses the collections of LMA to trace the impact of these punishments on convict lives.

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