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Apin’s Cabinet of Printed Curiosities

Susanna Berger

in The Art of Philosophy: Visual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172279
eISBN:
9781400885121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172279.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter explores the ways in which visual representations both succeeded and failed as instruments of knowledge. It opens with an account of a dissertation about methods of learning with ... More


Engraving

in Interacting with Print: Elements of Reading in the Era of Print Saturation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226469140
eISBN:
9780226469287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469287.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter is an examination of printed images. For much of the period between 1600 and 1900, intaglio engraving was a dominant mode of image transmission. Engraving, in fact, played a role in ... More


William Hogarth: Readable Images

Thierry Smolderen

in The Origins of Comics: From William Hogarth to Winsor McCay

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617031496
eISBN:
9781621039921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031496.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the work of the eighteenth-century English painter and engraver William Hogarth, who originated the conception of drawing as a form of writing. Hogarth's readable images ... More


Literary Monsters

in The Earth on Show: Fossils and the Poetics of Popular Science, 1802-1856

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226616681
eISBN:
9780226616704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226616704.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Drawing on the insights gleaned from the exploration of the virtual-tourist guidebooks, this chapter examines how texts and printed images worked together to feed the geological imagination. It ... More


Religion and Illustrated Periodicals in the 1830s

Robin J. Kavanagh

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines illustrated religious periodicals in Ireland in the 1830s. The images in these periodicals reflect competing ideological and religious positions. These periodicals, as religious ... More


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