News Release 24 August 2012
Jennie’s hand- and machine-stitched textiles make the connection with reference to Lyme people such as Sir Richard Spencer who, in 1833, set sail to become Government Resident of the fledgling settlement in Albany, South West Australia.
A preview of the exhibition on Saturday, September 1st, begins at 6.30pm with drinks and an introduction by Adrian Pearson, ‘Sir Richard Spencer: a corner of Lyme in Western Australia’. All are welcome, free.
The exhibition runs from September 1st to October 15th.
1. Textile image of Lady Ann Spencer, wife of Sir Richard Spencer
2. Textile image of the Spencer’s house in Cobb Road, Lyme Regis