Exhibitions

Deauville, 1893, by Eugène Boudin

Eugène Boudin (1824-1898), Deauville, 1893, © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

Special Display
10 February – 20 May 2018

Preston's Courtauld Connection! We asked people who work at Red Scar Business Park to choose a painting from The Courtauld Gallery’s world famous collection of French Impressionist paintings - to go on display at the Harris. They chose..

 

Eugène Boudin’s sunny view of Deauville, painted in 1893, is of a fashionable seaside resort in Normandy favoured by Parisian holiday makers since the 19th century.

 

 

Image: Eugène Boudin (1824-1898), Deauville, 1893,
© The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

The Harris are working in partnership with The Courtauld Gallery in London and local communities to explore the history of Courtaulds textile factory in Preston.

Courtaulds Ltd - now Red Scar Business Park in Ribbleton - made rayon fibre and employed thousands of people from 1939 until its closure and demolition in the early 1980s.

Did you or a family member work at Courtaulds?
Do you work at Red Scar?

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us explore the rich history of Courtaulds textile factory and Red Scar Business Park. For more information and to find out how to get involved call us on 01772 905409 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

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