Ann Gillespie has researched the origins and uses of decorative pressed metal used in ceilings and building ornamentation. This exhibit, based on her thesis work, traces the history of pressed metal including original manufacturers, distributors, installers and applications. She provides extensive photographic evidence of pressed metal uses on buildings and in stores throughout Hamilton.
The exhibition runs from September through to November.
H+HTalk - Pressed for Time - Saturday, October 31 @ 1:00 p.m.
Ann Gillespie will be conducting an illustrated talk on the use of pressed metal in Hamilton at Hamilton HIStory + HERitage.
Admission is free, but seating is limited