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Nicholas Hilliard and the Art of the Miniature Gillian White Thursday 28 May 2020

Gillian White specialises in the visual arts of late medieval and sixteenth-century England.  She formerly worked for the National Trust as Curator and Collections Manager at Hardwick Hall, about which she then wrote her PhD at Warwick University.  She now teaches part-time at Leicester University, predominantly in The Centre for the Study of the Country House, and is involved with the Continuing Education Department at Oxford University, as well as freelance lecturing.