april, 2018

This is a repeating event

07aprAll Day13mayHumphrey Gainsborough: Henley's Inventor

Event Details

Celebrated former Henley resident Humphrey Gainsborough was born 200 years ago, and this exhibition examines his incredibly diverse range of inventions during his time living in Henley.  From a tide mill, a drill plough, a self-ventilating fish wagon, a steam engine with a separate condenser and a fire-proof safe. He maintained a close relationship with his younger brother, the celebrated artist Thomas Gainsborough, throughout his life. In 1748 Humphrey Gainsborough became Henley's congregational minister and an ingenious engineer and inventor.


April 7 (Saturday) - May 13 (Sunday)


River & Rowing Museum

Mill Ln, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1BF


River and Rowing Museum01491 415600 Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames, Oxon, RG9 1BF

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