Lorina Bulwer: Textiles & Incarceration – A conversation with Isabella Rosner and Ruth Battersby.

27 May 2024

An expert talk on Lorina Bulwer embroideries, textiles in incarceration and traditions of stitch.

Isabella Rosner, author and curator of the Royal School of Needlework, will be in conversation with Ruth Battersby Senior Curator of Costumes and Textiles at Norfolk Museums' Service. They both bring a wealth of knowledge and interest in the embroidery of Lorina Bulwer. Lorina stitched incredible letters and patchwork during her time as an inmate at Great Yarmouth Workhouse. Come along to hear more about her work and the insights provided by the research of both Isabella and Ruth, including links to a broader context of stitch in carceral institutions and wider needlework traditions.

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