• Time: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Date: Thursday 13 December 2018 - Saturday 23 February 2019
  • Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery
  • Interval: Every day
  • Cost: Free event
  • Type: Exhibitions
  • Open to: General public
  • Faculty: Society and Politics
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Follow our exhibition from The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery to the Great Hall to discover Emily Ford’s story and art works.

Leeds to London; Socialist to Anglican. The story of Emily Ford’s life is one of shifting beliefs, colliding ideologies and unexpected connections. How and why did Ford’s journey unfold in the way that it did? Follow our exhibition from The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery to the Great Hall to discover Ford’s story and art works.

An artist from Leeds, Ford’s work was influenced heavily by the Pre-Raphaelite painting style. While her religious and ideological beliefs evolved throughout her life, one thing that remained steadfast was her dedication to women’s rights activism. Swaying from her socialist doctrine to the budding Victorian Spiritualist movement, Ford took her commitment for social reform to new and unexpected places.

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