The Life and Work of Samuel Lucas

This talk looks at Samuel's work through the many paintings, drawings and sketches, and charts his course through helping establish the hospital, the town hall and the railway - and a few other things too.

Join us for a lunchtime talk at North Hertfordshire Museum by Alan Fleck.

Alan Fleck joined the staff of Hitchin Museum in May 1974, having completed an English degree at York University. Apart from the task of cataloguing the museum's collections, he set about re-mounting the collection of Lucas watercolours. They were then in elderly mounts in a wide range of sizes and shapes, and these were rationalised to a standard set of sizes. He also catalogued the numerous Lucas drawings in the collection. But Samuel Lucas Sr became a particular interest, as he kept popping up in various other guises in the town: a quiet but effective organiser of burgeoning infrastructure projects, a man of unquestionable integrity who could be relied on to get things done.

13th September, 1pm,

£5 per person including a complimentary tea or coffee

Purchase through the ticket link or drop into the museum and pay at the welcome desk. Places are limited so buy in advance to secure your place.

Email: northhertsmuseum@north-herts.gov.uk for more information

Tel: 01462 474554

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North Hertfordshire Museum

Brand Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1JE

01462 474554

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Hitchin Town Hall: Mon - Fri, (Closed Bank holidays)


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