DIRECTOR, THE ATTINGHAM STUDY PROGRAMME 2022 (THE HISTORIC HOUSE IN IRELAND)
Elizabeth is an independent researcher, lecturer and art-historian. She is the curatorial advisor to the National Trust on horse-drawn carriages and historic stables, and is currently writing a book on English carriages. Elizabeth was formerly a member of the English Furniture Department at Sotheby’s and before that she worked for the antique dealer Partridge Fine Arts. Between 2013-2016 she was Research Fellow at Leeds University; working on the AHRC funded ‘Antique Dealers’ Project’. In 2019 she was awarded a Research Fellowship by the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington. Elizabeth was co-director of the Attingham Summer School from 2013-2017 and since then has directed Study Programmes on ‘The Horse and the Country House’ (2018) and ‘The Historic House in Ireland’ (2022). She also organised a two day conference in 2022 which was held at Madingley Hall in Cambridge. Elizabeth is a Trustee of the Hall Bequest Trust and was previously Council member and Hon. Newsletter Editor for the Furniture History Society.