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The Great Exhibition, 1851: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719099120
eISBN:
9781526128270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099120.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This Sourcebook is the first of its kind to provide a comprehensive selection of carefully edited primary material on the subject of the Great Exhibition of 1851. The book allows teachers and ... More


Timely Images: Chinese Art and Festival Display: Elsley Zeitlyn Lecture on Chinese Archaeology and Culture

Jan Stuart

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 167, 2009 Lectures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264775
eISBN:
9780191734984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264775.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on Chinese art and festival display given at the British Academy's 2009 Elsley Zeitlyn Lecture on Chinese Archaeology and Culture. This text suggests that ... More


Procurement and Display

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Fine art was only one area of luxury consumption: clothes, coaches, textiles, and interior furnishings were generally much more expensive than paintings, and highly sought after. English diplomats ... More


Salvation

Toni Bentley

in Sisters of Salome

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090390
eISBN:
9780300127256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090390.003.0018
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes how Ida Rubenstein turned to religion in her later years. As Ida entered her sixth decade, the comfort and stability of a less tangible faith gradually supplanted her need for ... More


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