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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 135–157.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Louise Voll Box In the second half of the eighteenth century, “print rooms”—created by pasting prints and paper ornaments directly onto walls—were a short-lived mode of fashionable English interior decoration. Concurrently, collections of prints continued to be bound into albums or stored...
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 2. Unknown artist, Print Room, South Side (fol.24), from Designs for a Print Room at Wricklemarsh (undated, eighteenth century), Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection, 12191-B1975.2.779. Courtesy of the Yale Center for British Art. More
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 1. Interior of Castletown House print room, County Kildare, Ireland. Courtesy of Castletown House and Parklands, Office of Public Works/Davison and Associates. More
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 4. Unknown maker, Print-Room Style Wallpaper, originally hung in Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire (ca. 1760), color woodblock print on paper, 40.6 x 22.5 cm, given by Mr G. E. Jarvis, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, E.473-1914. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 89–95.
Published: 01 September 2017
...James A. Winn The essays printed here all make the case for historical criticism in reasonable and persuasive terms. Professor Weinbrot's paper shows how recovering the meaning that classical allusions, formal word order, and particular loaded phrases had for their original audiences makes us...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 1–15.
Published: 01 September 2021
... our analytic tools for thinking about the spatial aspects of eighteenth-century culture through a selection of case studies, which chart changing ideas and practices across local, national, and international contexts, from elite London print rooms, to distant Pacific islands. This is to say...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 66–87.
Published: 01 April 2016
... out of my reach at the time. William Hogarth’s A Rake’s Progress   8 5 1.  For a detailed description of the real-life people depicted in this scene, see Hogarth’s Graphic Works, ed. Ronald Paulson, 3rd rev. ed. (London: Print Room, 1989), 92–93. See also...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 93–101.
Published: 01 January 2014
... month. Barchas had been working with a team of programmers and student research assistants at the University of Texas to create an interactive “walk-­through” website that reproduces the experience of visiting a three-­room exhibition of 141 paint- ings by Sir Joshua Reynolds, an exhibit...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 105–109.
Published: 01 January 2021
... range of print, manuscript, and material archives successfully challenges familiar notions that the eighteenth- 1 0 6 Eighteenth-Century Life century reader was typically a young, female, middling- sort, and solipsistic devourer of fiction. The Social Life of Books thus endorses what book histori- ans...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 262–267.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Margaret J. M. Ezell m-ezell@tamu.edu Copyright 2024 by Duke University Press 2024 It has been over twenty years since I made the argument that the emerging new field of book history was missing something by focusing narrowly on the creation, reception, and preservation of printed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 61–87.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., “Radical Steele: Popular Politics and the Limits of Authority,” Journal of British Studies 58 (2019): 338–65. 3. See Paulson, Hogarth , 1:238–39. For Hogarth's prints, see Paulson, Hogarth's Graphic Works (1965; rep. London: Print Room, 1989), numbers 121–26, hereafter, HGW , followed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 147–169.
Published: 01 April 2001
... changes before a visit made in 1764.5 During that year, Adam was in the process of producing a fourth grand space in the sequence of rooms of parade to replace the Jacobean Long Gallery. As Walpole wrote to the earl of Hertford on 27 August: “I have been this evening...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 30–65.
Published: 01 April 2015
... on the stage was not fully eliminated, however, until Richard Brinsley Sheridan took over management of Drury Lane, beginning 1776–78. 29.  Turn-of-the-century prints register the proliferation of plate-glass mirrors in boutiques, genteel spaces, such as the Bath Assembly Rooms, and well- to-do homes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2023
... cultural demands that portraiture served. Put another way, if Hallett's viewers could read the interconnected “narratives” of the Great Room, they were similarly fluent in the modal differences between, and among, sculpted, painted, and printed likenesses. They would have been as undaunted by Westminster...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 82–92.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to their reliability as court records, however, these pages are probably the least to be trusted, if the liveliest to read. Having been in print since 1887, these are of course fairly well- known memoirs, and Kassler accordingly provides only a very brief introduction, but gives a longer account of the family s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 85–105.
Published: 01 April 2000
... of the Neighbourhood, and furnish their Quota of Intelligence, they must take their Glass of course.”53 Henry Fielding invited his readers to venture into the back room of any chandler’s shop; there, he claimed, they would find “Females, Servant-Maids, and the Wives of midling Sort of People who live thereabouts...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 201–213.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Unnatural, theatrical, and politically dangerous, pride in dress, notably in costume inappropriate to class, calls for the satiric powers of the cre- ator of the Rake’s Progress (paintings 1734, prints 1735), a work whose subtlest critical touches often derive from details...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 136–157.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Margaret J. M. Ezell This article will explore the function of printed “effigies” in the second half of the seventeenth century. The title is taken from Samuel Clarke’s frequently reprinted and enlarged compendium, The Marrow of Ecclesiastical Historie, conteined in the Lives of the Fathers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 134–165.
Published: 01 April 2023
... (2015): 137–58. The pencil drawings of vignettes for the Pocket Atlas in the Balmanno Collection in the British Museum Print Room and at the Houghton Library, Harvard University, all feature captions in Stothard's hand, which demonstrates that he engaged with these captions (even though he might...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 1–32.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Temma Berg While there have been many reception studies of verbal texts, it is only recently that we have begun to explore the historical and cultural contexts of interpretations of eighteenth-century visual print culture. Given that Thomas Rowlandson's 1784 watercolor Vauxhall Gardens has become...