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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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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 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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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
... factual discoveries decisively invalidate earlier readings, others enrich our sense of context while leaving room for different interpretations. Professor Ezell, who describes herself as “quite happy with the constructions of databases and counting things,” correctly rejects the preposterous...
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 1. Likeness and Legacy in Korean Portraiture, installation view, 2021. Photograph © Asian Art Museum. The freestanding glass walls in the center of the room enabled viewers to examine both front and back of the paper drafts. One wall (to the left) displays a painting on silk of Lee Sam More
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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 (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 (2022) 46 (3): 30–51.
Published: 01 September 2022
... the vortex of a court: few of the finer feelings find room there; accustomed to think of nothing but the degrees of rank, of a desire for rank or for wealth, and of the means of pleasing the great, or rather how to cheat others, the courtier after all thinks of nobody but himself. Such is the man Mrs P...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 28–33.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of intellectual progress within a state of nature in which each lives on his own [as if this were his point] is equally a challenge to a Lockean model of individual epistemic achievement” (30). The following passage, on the dark room, becomes an anchor of her reading of Locke and of her broader argument...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 30–65.
Published: 01 April 2015
... copying was played out in the actual architectural spaces of the theater: from the audi- torium, to the green room, to the boards. This contest occurred, in part, because both the concept of the drama as a mirror of the world and the stage’s role in encouraging audience reproduction of “OUTWARD...
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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 (2021) 45 (1): 105–109.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., the spouting club, or drawing room. In what Williams dubs the great age of elocution (11), good readers were not always or even often silent readers. On the contrary, reading aloud was a polite accomplishment cultivated not only by those who made their livings as profes- sional readers clergymen and actors...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 82–92.
Published: 01 April 2021
... disapproved, but at seventeen, she lacked other options. She describes at some length how she managed to establish a married household herself, in which, she hoped, Something like gentility appeared, with a room for her husband to practice and receive friends in, and the bedroom for her own use (77). Her...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 114–123.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the question brought up at the beginning of chapter 1. Why are the descriptions of interi- ors in eighteenth-­century fiction so different from the skillfully modeled and easily pictured rooms described in Victorian narrative, such as the red room of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre (1847)? Descriptions...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 88–102.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Oglethorpe and his fellow investigators knew of the Marshalsea’s reputation, they were startled by the conditions they found there. During their first visit, for instance, they were so ap- palled by the spectacle of thirty diseased, starving prisoners herded into a single room that they began to hand...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 April 2006
..., in the sense both of central government man- agement and of jailer control of individual prisons (Innes, 268 – 70). Jailers made their offi ce pay by exacting fees from their prisoners, including fees for admission and release, and often charged their prisoner “clients” sub- stantially for rooms, bed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 29–59.
Published: 01 September 2007
... repentance to her lover, And wring his bosom, is—to die! Needham follows this fi rst epigraph with a second, T. S. Eliot’s adaptation of Goldsmith’s lines for “The Fire Sermon” in The Waste Land: When lovely woman stoops to folly and Paces about her room again, alone, She...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 32–47.
Published: 01 April 2006
...” with a member of the medical fac- ulty (one Lorry, rue Hautefeuille) and learning that there was little hope Suicide and Politics in Pre-Revolutionary France 3 7 of their reestablishment, he returned to his mother and father’s residence, locked himself in his room, and shot himself...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 63–80.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Figure 1. Likeness and Legacy in Korean Portraiture, installation view, 2021. Photograph © Asian Art Museum. The freestanding glass walls in the center of the room enabled viewers to examine both front and back of the paper drafts. One wall (to the left) displays a painting on silk of Lee Sam...
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