Postponed AGM and Monthly Meeting - The Chiddingstone Castle collections

"An overview of the collections of Denys Eyre Bower held in his home, Chiddingstone Castle. The Curator Naomi will go through the history of how Denys came to the Castle, his collecting interests, and the amazing artefacts that he amassed over a lifetime. The collections are mostly divided into four key areas - Japanese, Stuart and Jacobite, Buddhist, and Ancient Egyptian. They were Denys' life's work and he managed to find many high quality and historically important objects at auction and from art dealers in the UK. He began collectingfrom a young age and it was his true passion. "

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Event Date 10-11-2021 7:15 pm
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Naomi Collick

Curator of Chiddingstone Castle Collections

Naomi has been in the role for the past three years, says that after studying Japanese and Buddhist art at university, getting the opportunity to oversee the numerous and unique historical collections of Denys Eyre Bower, the historical property’s rather eccentric former owner, is a ‘dream’.

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