Talk Past event Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Diplomatic Diamonds

The Triumphs, Tragedies and Treasures of James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury

  • The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, South Kensington

  • Tickets cost £10.00

Past Event
Diplomatic Diamonds  photo

This lecture will retrace the fascinating diplomatic career of James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury, who was ambassador to Madrid, Berlin, St. Petersburg, The Hague, Brunswick and Paris between 1767-1795, and whose collection of gold boxes are now on display in the Gilbert Galleries.

The Rosalinde & Arthur Gilbert Collection in association with The Society for Court Studies