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The railway : art in the age of steam

Author: Ian G Kennedy; Julian Treuherz; Walker Art Gallery.; Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press ; Kansas City, Mo. : Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ; [Liverpool] : Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Through vivid illustrations and engaging texts, this title captures both the fear and excitement of early train travel as it probes the artistic response to steam locomotion within its social setting.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kennedy, Ian G.
Railway.
New Haven : Yale University Press ; Kansas City, Mo. : Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ; [Liverpool] : Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool, ©2008
(OCoLC)737675815
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian G Kennedy; Julian Treuherz; Walker Art Gallery.; Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
ISBN: 9780300138788 0300138784 9780942614428 0942614429
OCLC Number: 183257455
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition entitled: 'Art in the Age of Steam: Europe, America and the Railway, 1830-1960,' at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, Apr. 18-Aug. 10, 2008 and at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, Sept. 13, 2008-Jan. 18, 2009.
Description: 287 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 x 32 cm
Contents: The railway age : an introduction / Michael Freeman --
The railway and literature : realism and the phantasmagoric / Matthew Beaumont --
The formative years in Europe / Ian Kennedy --
The human drama of the railway / Julian Treuherz --
Crossing continents : America and beyond / Ian Kennedy --
Impressionism and post-impressionism / Ian Kennedy --
States of mind / Julian Treuherz --
The machine age / Julian Treuherz and Ian Kennedy.
Other Titles: Art in the age of steam, Europe, America and the railway, 1830-1960
Responsibility: Ian Kennedy and Julian Treuherz.
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Steam locomotives gripped the imagination when they first appeared in nineteenth-century Europe and America. Aboard these great machines, passengers travelled at faster speeds than ever before. This  Read more...

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