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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 63–80.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Susan Spencer sspencer@uco.edu Likeness and Legacy in Korean Portraiture, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 27 August–29 November 2021. Hyonjeong Kim Han, et al. , Likeness and Legacy in Korean Portraiture , Exhibition Catalog ( Honolulu : Univ. of Hawaii, 2020 ). Pp. 80...
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Published: 01 April 2023
Figure 7: N. Pocock, “[The Consultation],” water-color drawing (museum ID: PAF5918). Reproduced with permission © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 135–157.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., imagery, and ideas. Prints in albums or prints on walls could therefore operate as “museums of images”—each format ostensibly encouraged viewers to respond emotionally or intellectually to prints. Yet there is strong evidence to suggest that prints in print rooms and in print collections were perceived...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 89–104.
Published: 01 April 2017
... voice emerges as the text's most distinct and powerful narrative force. This voice presents itself as corrective and collective, demonstrating the benefits of a community and redefining the authority of the author. In her less well-known periodical, The Lady's Museum (1760-61), Lennox introduces...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 111–142.
Published: 01 April 2012
..., by the end of the century, collecting was considered laudable self-advancement. Things had changed, so that on 15 January 1759, when the British Museum opened for “study and public inspection,” Sloane, formerly a charlatan and a toyman, stood as the noble exemplar of the collector and the father of a new...
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 10. Thomas Rowlandson, Exhibition Stare Case (ca. 1811), hand-colored etching, 18 ¾ in. × 13 in., Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 59.533.573. Courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art. More
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Figure 10. Thomas Rowlandson, Exhibition Stare Case (ca. 1811), hand-colored etching, 18 ¾ in. × 13 in., Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 59.533.573. Courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art. More
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Figure 12. John Cheere , William Shakespeare (ca. 1749), bronzed plaster statuette, 49.2 cm × 31.2 cm, Castle Museum, York, YORAG: 2004.23. Courtesy York Castle Museum. More
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 3. Draft portrait of Oh Myeonghang, 1751, Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), ink on colors on paper, Asian Art Museum, gift of Arthur J. McTaggart, 1992.203.b. Photograph © Asian Art Museum. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., literary scholars like ourselves do not often enjoy the rarified opportunity to put together a brick-and-mortar museum exhibition of antique objects and relics related to the authors or events studied in our books and classrooms. Over the last two-plus years, as we prepared our current exhibition...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 65–104.
Published: 01 September 2009
... embalming and an antiquarian with a large personal museum, was an associate of the Hunter brothers who distinguished him- self at the Royal Society on 12 July 1734 by presenting to its museum “the bodies of a set of triplets.”56 In a letter to Cromwell Mortimer, Lethieullier explains that the babies...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 44–75.
Published: 01 September 2005
... with their universal spectrum of objects, lack of a systematic choreography of collecting, and private ownership disappeared and were replaced by spe- cialized and state-fi nanced museums open to the public, whose scientifi c mission was refl ected in the systematic presentation of their exhibits. Bar- bara Staff...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 63–75.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mark Ledbury Laurence Chatel de Brancion. Carmontelle's Landscape Transparencies: Cinema of the Enlightenment (Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2008). Pp. 144. 134 color ills. 2 gatefolds. $50 Alden Cavanaugh, ed. Performing the “Everyday”: The Culture of Genre in the Eighteenth...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 23–56.
Published: 01 January 2008
...- and early nineteenth-century neoclassical art and design. Indeed, the pots, many of which are housed in the British Museum, continue to interest classical scholars and historians of design, yet scholarship often addresses “the collection” ambiguously. Is it the physical collection itself that so...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 115–126.
Published: 01 April 2009
... of Laurence Sterne (Newark: Univ. of Delaware, 2007). Pp. 291. $57.50. ISBN 0-87413-955-4 Brancion, Laurence Chatel de. Carmontelle’s Landscape Transparencies: Cinema of the Enlightenment (Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2008). Pp. 144. 134 color ills., 2 gatefolds. $50. ISBN 978-0...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 96–102.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Elise Goodman Mary Tavener Holmes, Nicolas Lancret: Dance before a Fountain . Getty Museum Studies on Art (Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2006). Pp. 129. 93 ills. $19.50 paper. ISBN 0-89236-832-2 Melissa Hyde, Making Up the Rococo: François Boucher and His Critics (Los Angeles...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 114–117.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Drawing mainly from the library’s awesome bibliographic holdings, it is espe- cially strong on literary culture, though it also displays objects—clothes, por- celain, musical instruments—from the Museum of London, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and other private and public collections. Furthermore...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 201–213.
Published: 01 April 2001
... dresses, appeared in “dressed prints,” of which both the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Pierpont Morgan Library have large collections. Ac- cording to the description in the Pierpont Morgan file, “The correct French term for the process is découp Portions of the print...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 56–72.
Published: 01 April 2018
... and š s saw a craze for rep- resentations of Tahiti and then Hawaii (known as Otaheite and Owhyhee) in theaters, long poetry, art, and entertainment, as well as in museums and books of geography and natural history.6 Representations of the Cook expeditions had a significant and long-term influence...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 39–59.
Published: 01 April 2008
... another significant statement: this Colossus is a nabob.16 Imaging the Nabob through “Upstart Iconography”     4 3 Figure 1.  George Bickham, The Stature of a Great Man, or the English Colossus, 1740. © The Trustees of The British Museum. 44 Eighteenth-Century Life Figure 2...