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Christiana Herringham: Artist, Campaigner, Collector

Christiana Herringham: Artist, Campaigner, Collector

Learn about the collections and work of artist, campaigner and art collector Christiana Herringham.

The Herringham Collection forms almost one-third of the fine art collection at Royal Holloway, and comprises both the artists own works and those she collected from others. An active Suffragist, traveller and artist, Herringham was a pioneer of her time and her works were originally gifted to Bedford College by her husband, Wilmot Herringham, who shared his wife's life-long interest in women's education.

In this video Dr Michaela Jones, Assistant Curator of Royal Holloway's art collections, looks back at one of our exhibitions (January to March 2019) celebrating the life and work of artist and Women’s Suffrage campaigner, Christiana Herringham. 

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