"landscapes" blog posts

A Snippet of IndiaAlwar City Palace

A Snippet of India

Pictured above is one of a series of thirty photographs depicting Indian landscapes and buildings within the collection at the VG&M. This collection, previously unresearched, demonstrates a snapshot into Indian architecture and landscapes in the late Victorian period.

Posted on: 3 May 2022

The Way of the GullA coastal scene of a small bay with dunes, gorse and sandy road running towards a white cottage sat at the top of the bay.

The Way of the Gull

It’s the start of National Marine week tomorrow. In celebration, we share the coastal landscapes of Dr Margery Knight (1889 - 1973). Five of Knight’s paintings are in the VG&M collection, bequeathed in 2003 by her companion, Miss Rose McKenna. Last month, Knight’s paintings inspired the VG&M relaxed concert, 'Time was away and somewhere else'. We reached out to Louise Ashcroft, who wrote and performed the concert, to share insights. Over to you, Louise…

Posted on: 24 July 2020