Loading Events
  • This event has passed.
William De Morgan used the medieval galleon on thousands of his designs. He wished to sail away to a better, more beautiful world

This talk will investigate William De Morgan’s use of the galleon, or medieval sailing ship. He made his first sketches of such vessels at 6 years old and continued to use the motif in his art and on his ceramics throughout his life.

Discover why De Morgan made so many galleon designs and which famous clients he made them for in this fascinating talk.