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20 October 2022
Regency Revelations: The Lost Diary of a Dandy
By Mark Hill
This diary was found by accident with books bought on Amazon and covers 2 years of the life of John Margesson from 1831 to 1833. This lively and entertaining lecture explores his life, obsessions, observations of Regency London and a scandal which resulted in his exile. Etchings, illustrations and photographs are used in this lecture about the beautifully copper plated journal.
About the Speaker
After studying History of Art and Architecture, Mark Hill began his career as a porter and Junior cataloguer at Bonhams before moving to Sotheby’s. He has been a director of an internet company and has founded his own publishing company. He is frequently seen on The Antiques Road Show as the Miscellany expert. He is an auctioneer and has lectured across the world.