The Laurence Sterne Trust at Shandy Hall
The Laurence Sterne Trust was established as a registered charity in 1967 in order to promote the writings of Laurence Sterne, the 18th century novelist and vicar of Coxwold. Shandy Hall is where he lived and wrote The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy.
The Trust promotes Sterne’s work and international reputation through exhibitions, events and public access to the property and its collection. Shandy Hall is situated 15 miles to the north of York in the beautiful surroundings of the North York Moors National Park.
10th May 15 - 14th June 15
Exhibition open - Daily (except Saturday) 11am - 4.30pm
All works for sale
Carry Akroyd is a painter-printmaker whose work has sometimes been reproduced on book-jackets, and at other times she makes work specifically for book-jackets. Also an occasional illustrator, Carry works only on subjects that are an extension of her usual interest. For This Happy Spirit, the whole book was partly her idea. Therefore the boundary between her own work and commissioned work becomes vague; the threshold between inspiration and illustration hard to identify precisely.
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