Purvai: Dr Jennifer Howes discussing the Collector Extraordinaire

Sat 7 Oct

Dr Jennifer Howes is the author of ‘Illustrating India: The Early Colonial Investigation of Colin Mackenzie’, and a leading expert on the Mackenzie Drawings in the British Library.

Audiences will have a unique opportunity to hear Jennifer talk about the exhibition, providing further context to the unique material on display. She will also present her newest research on the famous portrait of Colin Mackenzie with his Indian assistants, by Thomas Hickey.

This gallery talk promises to provide new insights into the man from Stornoway, his life in India and the motivations behind his extraordinary collection.