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“Rend’rd Imortal”: The Work of Art in an Age of Chemical Reproduction

Matthew C. Hunter

in Painting with Fire: Sir Joshua Reynolds, Photography, and the Temporally Evolving Chemical Object

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226390253
eISBN:
9780226390390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390390.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the work of entrepreneurs and industrialists from the mid-1770s through the 1790s who competed for supremacy in developing chemical techniques by which to replicate chemically ... More


The Shanghai Artist in Advertising and Mass Media

Roberta Wue

in Art Worlds: Artists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208463
eISBN:
9789888313280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208463.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

Examines the relationships between Shanghai artists and their public and the establishment of these relationships through Shanghai’s growing mass media outlets. By exploiting the city’s burgeoning ... More


Shanghai Illustrations: Images and Readers

Roberta Wue

in Art Worlds: Artists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208463
eISBN:
9789888313280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208463.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

Focuses on the active participation of artists in Shanghai’s publishing industry, specifically their contributions to the treaty port’s illustrated books and magazines. Capitalizing on the new ... More


Surfaces

James E. Mark, Dale W. Schaefer, and Gui Lin

in The Polysiloxanes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195181739
eISBN:
9780197562321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195181739.003.0008
Subject:
Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry

Because of the great importance of the surface properties of the polysiloxanes, this topic is treated separately in this chapter. Hydrophobic polysiloxanes having ... More


Applications

James E. Mark, Dale W. Schaefer, and Gui Lin

in The Polysiloxanes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195181739
eISBN:
9780197562321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195181739.003.0012
Subject:
Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry

Numerous medical applications have been developed for siloxane polymers. Prostheses, artificial organs, objects for facial reconstruction, vitreous substitutes in the ... More


Skill and Instrumentation: William Lassell and Wilhelm Tempel

Omar W. Nasim

in Observing By Hand: Sketching the Nebulae in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084374
eISBN:
9780226084404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084404.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The first part of chapter 4 turns to the work of William Lassell, which will underscore a characteristic of observational procedures: their dependence on the instrumental means available. This ... More


Looking Past Disorder

Justin T. Clark

in City of Second Sight: Nineteenth-Century Boston and the Making of American Visual Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638737
eISBN:
9781469638751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638737.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

By the 1830s, the urban renewal project discussed in the previous chapter only further revealed the intractable messiness of the urban landscape. A decade of gentrification exacerbated anxiety about ... More


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