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John Adamson: A Carolina Connoisseur, King Charles I as Art Collector

Date & Time

Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 12:30pm


Charleston Library Society

Event Details

Well John Adamson has done it all. And now he comes to share his knowledge with Charleston on one of the most influential persons of the state: King Charles I. Most people do not know how much Charles I was interested in the arts. Adamson will take you through the exploration of his collection and it's loss after the English Civil War. Adamson is a frequent commentator in Britain's most popular newspapers and has even won book of the year from The Economist. Charleston Library Society, 164 King St. Thursday, 12:30pm. $25, $20 CLS member. (843)723-9912,

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