The World Turned Upside Down: Apocalyptic Imagery in England, 1750-1850

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Oct 6 2017 - Jan 14 2018

This exhibition explores apocalyptic imagery in the visual culture of England from approximately 1750-1850, a period that was fraught with political tumult and societal anxiety as dramatic shifts were occurring both domestically and internationally. The World Turned Upside Down brings together paintings, drawings, political prints, pamphlets, and illustrated books, demonstrating the widespread anxiety toward the progress of modernity, and the extent to which the uncertainty of the future could be revealed through prophetic vision.

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website

  • British
  • Various artists

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