The only way is Pemberley exhibition by Matt Blonc

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THE ONLY WAY IS PEMBERLEY

Stockport Art gallery showing photographs of Lyme Park which featured in the Jane Austen celebrated 200 years of ‘PRIDE AND PREJUDICE’ with ‘THE ONLY WAY IS PEMBERLEY’ featuring Matt Blonc.

Matt’s photographs of Lyme Hall and gardens will feature this celebration as his photographs inspired magnificent view of Lyme hall, his work was described as by the National Trust as:-

“His bold and vivid photographs capture the iconic views and landscapes Jane Austen so colourfully describes and Elizabeth Bennet so understandably falls in love with.”

Dates of exhibition: 11 August till 18 September 2015

It’s two decades since Lyme Park featured as ‘Pemberley’ in the 1995 BBC television adaptation of Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’. Yet today it is still remembered as the backdrop to the scene when a soaking wet Mr Darcy, (played by Colin Firth), emerged from his swim in the lake to meet a startled Elizabeth Bennet (played by Jennifer Ehle).

As a special tribute to Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen, Stockport Art Gallery will be showing landscape photography by Matt Blonc, a painting of Colin Firth by Elena Leonova and one of the original costumes worn by the actor, Colin Firth, as Mr Darcy during this exhibition.

Free entry at Stockport Art Gallery

 

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