The third instalment of the Soundings series features Steven Fowler in collaboration with Maja Jantar at St John on Bethnal Green church on Wednesday 18th November. Steven and Maja will be responding to images chosen from a selection suggested by staff at Wellcome Library in response to the prompt ‘In a Silent Way’. The selected images are displayed below.
**Please note the change to the previously advertised start time**
Sir Hiram Maxim’s ‘Pipe of Peace’ and Maxin Inhaler to treat bouts of bronchitis. Credit: Wellcome Library, London.
A woman sitting on the ground with crossed legs, her head covered in her lap; representing Silence. Etching by F. Legat after J.H. Füssli. Credit: Wellcome Library, London.
The Virgin Mary telling a young John the Baptist to be quiet as the baby Jesus is sleeping. Engraving by F. Hainzchun (?) after A. Carracci. Credit: Wellcome Library, London.
Hands showing the sign language alphabet. Line engraving, 1748. Credit: Wellcome Library, London.