The Manchester Academy of Fine Arts from 1859 to 2003

by Sheila Dewsbury

The book, published by MAFA, is a treasure trove of information from the Academy archives. It provides a comprehensive survey of art and artists in the north of England from 1859 to the beginning of the 21st century.

‘Entertaining and informative’, David Lee, The Jackdaw Magazine.

To mark the 150th Anniversary of the Academy in 2009 copies were donated to over forty libraries across Greater Manchester and are available for public reference.

The book is on sale at the Portico Library, 57 Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3HY.

Price £8.95

Also available by order from

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All cheques payable to MAFA


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