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Five Tudor Portraits

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0086
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In making a choral suite out of the poems for the Five Tudor Portraits of John Skelton, Ralph Vaughan Williams ventured to take some liberties with the text. Certain omissions have been made ... More


Picturing the Shanghai Artist: Subjects and Audiences

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/9789888208463.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

Looks at portraits of the art world produced by Shanghai’s best-known artist, Ren Bonian (1840-1896). Unique for their near-exclusive focus on art world sitters, these are portraits in which the ... More


“Has a Beautiful Girl the Right to Her Own Face?”: Privacy, Propriety, and Property

Jessica Lake

in The Face That Launched a Thousand Lawsuits: The American Women Who Forged a Right to Privacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300214222
eISBN:
9780300225303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214222.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter investigates the ways in which late nineteenth century concerns about the unauthorised publication of women’s portraits (in advertising, greeting cards and magazines) led to the legal ... More


Consolidation Andcoordination: Lord Rosse and His Assistants

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/9780226084404.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

From the first entry of two nebulae into the observational records of Lord Rosse, the chapter follows these objects until they are prepared for the engraver’s plate and thus, publication. The ever ... More


Simón Bolívar’s Itinerant Portraits: Visual Conquest and the Production of an Icon

Emily A. Engel

in Simón Bolívar: Travels and Transformations of a Cultural Icon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062624
eISBN:
9780813051734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062624.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Emily Engel considers how the early portraits of Simón Bolívar demonstrate the activation of visual imagery as a necessary component in the independence process during a pivotal moment in American ... More


Portraits That Matter: King Chulalongkorn Objects and the Sacred World of Thai-ness

Irene Stengs

in Things: Religion and the Question of Materiality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239450
eISBN:
9780823239498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239450.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the role of mass-produced portraits of the Siamese King Chulalongkorn (Rama V, r. 1868–1910) in a personality cult that emerged in the 1990s among the urban Thai middle class ... More


Introduction: picturing Charlotte Brontë

Amber K. Regis and Deborah Wynne

in Charlotte Brontë: Legacies and Afterlives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784992460
eISBN:
9781526128317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992460.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introduction explores the circulation and appropriation of Charlotte Brontë’s image, from her professional portrait sketched by George Richmond in 1850, through to the re-discovery of Branwell’s ... More


W. E. B. Du Bois: Black Cultural Reality and the Meaning of Freedom

Sterling Stuckey

in Slave Culture: Nationalist Theory and the Foundations of Black America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199931675
eISBN:
9780199356027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931675.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Cultural History

To W. E. B. Du Bois, the slave church was African rather than Christian, thus allowing slaves of different backgrounds to find a common spiritual vision and a pan-African identity. His conception of ... More


The Worker Class: From Leader to the Margins

Corey Kai Nelson Schultz

in Moving Figures: Class and Feeling in the Films of Jia Zhangke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474421614
eISBN:
9781474449588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421614.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 1 analyzes the representation of the worker figure. This was the class that was created in the Maoist period to develop the nation and serve as the “vanguard” of the Maoist state, but now its ... More


YEPP II: portraits and overall programme outcomes

Peter Evans and Angelika Krüger

in Youth and community empowerment in Europe: International perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305910
eISBN:
9781447307754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305910.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Portraits of some of the YEPP Local Programme Sites give a fuller picture of how YEPP works on the ground. Information on five of the original YEPP sites is updated and some of the new sites are ... More


“A Few More or Less Make No Difference”: Accounting for Pearls in Northern Europe in the Seventeenth Century

Molly A. Warsh

in American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638973
eISBN:
9781469638997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638973.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter considers how pearls’ subjective beauty, their complex and mysterious origins, and their powerful association with mastery of the seas allowed them to remain a powerful heuristic device ... More


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