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Chippendale Exhibition Now Open!!

Thomas Chippendale, 1718-1779: a celebration of British craftsmanship and design


9 February 2018 – 9 June 2018 – Leeds City Museum

Chippendale Library Chair
Thomas Chippendale: Library Armchair in Mahogany and Beech, c1773.

The long awaited exhibition exploring the life, work and legacy of Thomas Chippendale. Born in Otley in 1718, he went on to become England’s most celebrated cabinet-maker and furniture designer.

See original drawings and documents and many examples of his peerless furniture, some of which will be on public display for the first time.

This exhibition is part of a year-long, nationwide programme of events celebrating 300 years of Thomas Chippendale. To find out more about other events, visit http://chippendale300.co.uk/