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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 135–157.
Published: 01 September 2021
... differently. This essay draws on the predominantly unpublished journals and correspondence of English collector Elizabeth Seymour Percy, first Duchess of Northumberland (1716–76), to reveal the very different ways in which she described prints in each setting. For her, albums or portfolios of prints were...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 1–15.
Published: 01 September 2021
... and correspondence of the English print connoisseur and collector, Elizabeth Seymour Percy, first Duchess of Northumberland, Louise Voll Box brings to our attention an important yet unnoticed contrast between the function and understanding of prints displayed in print rooms and those found in collectors’ portfolios...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 147–169.
Published: 01 April 2001
... to praise Adam’s first major London debut in 1761 when he was commissioned by the duke of Northumberland to remodel the interi- ors of his southern seat at Syon House, situated close to the metropolis on the Thames and only a few miles down river from Strawberry Hill.4 Al...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 30–65.
Published: 01 April 2015
... tion. In 1773, the same year that Adams received the commission for the Northumberland Glass Drawing Room, Garrick invested £12,000 into the new Company of Cast-Plate Glass Manufacturers, Ravenhead, St. Helens, Lancashire, Britain’s first large-scale manufacturer of plate glass (Hughes, 1,128...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 70–94.
Published: 01 January 2002
... Montagu in her phaeton three hundred miles from Berkshire to Northumberland (Rizzo, p. 135). They were, of course, accompanied by protective servants. The dis- tinction, as in dancing, was between careful drivers and reckless and dan- gerous ones...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 64–91.
Published: 01 April 2009
... Ireland, Scotland, and Wales put together. Outside London and within England, writer locations from Cum- berland and Westmorland, Northumberland and Durham are relatively scanty, but reveal no regional concentration elsewhere. If these figures rep- 68 Eighteenth-Century Life resent...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 35–62.
Published: 01 January 2023
... in her career. By 1761, she had published dedications to Lady Isabella Finch, the Earl of Middlesex, the Earl of Orrery, the Duchess of Newcastle, the Duke of Newcastle, the Countess of Northumberland, Viscount Charlemont, and the Prince of Wales. Lennox's affiliation with John Boyle, Lord Orrery, began...