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Kitson Archive volunteers, Karen and Linda.

The ‘Cotmania’ Archive: From Leeds to the Web

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On John Sell Cotman's 235th birthday, volunteer Karen Mackie explores how Cotman's work was obsessively researched by Sydney Kitson, who meticulously recorded his findings in a collection of journals known as 'Cotmania'.
Etching on Paper of Kirkstall Abbey, with cows drinking water from the lake at the front.

Re-thinking John Sell Cotman

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Project Archivist Jane Speller explores'Re-thinking John Sell Cotman', the major project currently taking place at Leeds Art Gallery.