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After 1851 the material and visual cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

Author: Kate Nichols; Sarah Victoria Turner
Publisher: Manchester Manchester University Press 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This collection provides a valuable review of nineteenth-century visual and material culture. It broadens our understanding of how exhibitions were constructed, mediated and consumed and contributes  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Nichols; Sarah Victoria Turner
ISBN: 9780719096495 0719096499
OCLC Number: 1050040116
Description: 214 p. ill.
Contents: Foreword by Isobel Armstrong 1. 'What is to become of the Crystal Palace?' The Crystal Palace after 1851 - Kate Nichols and Sarah Victoria Turner2. 'A present from the Crystal Palace': souvenirs of Sydenham, miniature views and material memory - Verity Hunt3. The cosmopolitan world of Victorian portraiture: the Crystal Palace portrait gallery, c. 1854 - Jason Edwards4. The armless artist and the lightning cartoonist: performing popular culture at the Crystal Palace c. 1900 - Ann Roberts5. '[M]anly beauty and muscular strength': sculpture, sport and the nation at the Crystal Palace, 1854-1918 - Kate Nichols6. From Ajanta to Sydenham: 'Indian' art at the Sydenham Palace - Sarah Victoria Turner7. Peculiar pleasure in the ruined Crystal Palace - James Boaden8. Dinosaurs Don't Die: the Crystal Palace monsters in children's literature, 1854-2001 - Melanie Keene9. 'A copy - or rather a translation...with numerous sparkling emendations.' Re-rebuilding the Pompeian Court of the Crystal Palace - Shelley Hales and Nic EarleIndex -- .
Responsibility: Kate Nichols [edit.]; Sarah Victoria Turner [edit.].


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