Use this list to explore the collections, archive and historical events of the the Manchester Art Museum.
Surrey Wild Flowers, Elizabeth Redgrave, 1860-1876
These watercolours come from an album of over 150 images of plants and insects drawn by Elizabeth Redgrave. The album belonged to Thomas Horsfall who…
Elizabeth Redgrave, Nature, Women
Restharrow, Emily Gertrude Thomson, 1881
A study of the wildflower, restharrow.
Emily Gertrude Thomson, Nature, Women
White Flowers in a Rock Garden, Helen Allingham, 1880
This small study for a larger picture by Helen Allingham was used in the Museum to illustrate the beauty of the natural world.
Helen Allingham, Nature, Women
White Harebells, Emily Gertrude Thomson, 1879
Emily Gertrude Thomson studied at Manchester School of Art and became a successful artist and illustrator. This simple study was used to inform and…
Sweet Peas, Helen Allingham, 1880
Helen Allingham was a professional artist who specialised in watercolours. This nature study was bought by the Museum for its clear and detailed…
1914, Invitation to the Women's Club, 1914, Manchester Art Museum and University Settlement
During the early months of the First World War, the University Settlement opened a daily Women's Club to provide support and fellowship. Free access…
First World War, Manchester University Settlement, Women
1906-01-01/1906-12-31, Fawcett Debating Society Programme, Manchester Art Museum and University Settlement
In 1866, Millicent Garrett Fawcett founded a non-violent campaign to achieve women’s suffrage. The Fawcett Society supported the empowerment of…
Education, Manchester University Settlement, Women
1906, Social Gathering, Association of Sewing Machinists, Manchester Art Museum and University Settlement
The Art Museum hosted events for women workers, such as the many sewing machinists who worked in and around Ancoats. Although the Art Museum and…
Manchester University Settlement, Women
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