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Post Archives for February 2019

We Were Trojans

1 Feb 2019
Giovanni Domenico Tipeolo, Procession of the Trojan Horse in Troy. 1773In January of 1600, Antonio Neri finished an... »
From: Conciatore

Exhibition | Anton Maria Zanetti and His Collections

1 Feb 2019
The exhibition closed a few weeks ago, but the catalogue is available from ArtBooks.com: A Life as a Work of Art: Anton Maria... »
From: Enfilade

Exhibition | Futuruins

1 Feb 2019
Now on view at the Palazzo Fortuny: Futuruins Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, 19 December 2018 — 24 March 2019 Curated by... »
From: Enfilade

Against the Grain: the British Far Left from 1956 and edited by Evan Smith and Matthew Worley. Manchester University Press, 2014. Two hundred seventy-two pp. ISBN 978-0-7190-9590-0, £75.

1 Feb 2019
It is very rare to figure out what a book is about from the first paragraph. I have known only one book, A Tale of Two Cities... »

Séminaire – Biennale de Paris : Quelle lignée ? Modernités comparées : Venise et les biennales latino-américaines (19 février 2019, Paris)

1 Feb 2019
Anita Orzes, La biennale de Venise et le Sud global: quelques hypothèses sur les connections et les échanges... »

Poem Retrospective I

1 Feb 2019
I started putting up poems here, both those of others and drafts of my own, in part as a philosophical activity; I had become... »
From: Siris

“No Body supposes that Printers are to be Vouchers for the Truth”

1 Feb 2019
On the evening of 14 Nov 1768, a crowd in New York burned effigies of two Massachusetts officials. Later that week, John... »
From: Boston 1775

Prisoners of war: the lowest priority

1 Feb 2019
The plight and place in diplomatic relations of prisoners of war during the Civil Wars was discussed in a previous blog but... »

Slavery Advertisements Published February 1, 1769

1 Feb 2019
The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era... »

February 1

1 Feb 2019
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Georgia Gazette (February 1, 1769). “TOBLER’s... »

Blank Buildings

1 Feb 2019
Periods and events of the past are generally identified after they are over: history is about remembrance, and imposing order... »

Journée d’études : Le sacré dans le patrimoine

1 Feb 2019
Cette journée d’études est le fruit d’une rencontre inédite entre des étudiants en... »

Appel à communications et à inscriptions : « Matérialité, visualité et signification », 12e rencontres du GRIM (23 mai 2019, Paris, INHA)

1 Feb 2019
Appel à communications et à inscriptions : « Matérialité, visualité et signification »,... »

Appel à communication : New Art Markets (Londres, 30-31 mai 2019)

1 Feb 2019
New Art Markets (London, 30-31 May 19) London Royal Academy, Deadline: Feb 20, 2019 Workshop 3 – The Formation and... »

Bourse doctorale : Trinity College, National Gallery of Ireland

1 Feb 2019
PhD Studentship, Dublin Trinity College Dublin – National Gallery of Ireland, September 01, 2019 Application deadline:... »

Appel à participation : 9th Bern Research Camp for the Applied Arts (16-18 Mai 2019)

1 Feb 2019
9th Bern Research Camp for the Applied Arts 16 May–18 May 2019, University of Bern, Institute of Art History, Department... »

Bourse doctorale, Study of Spanish Art, Trinity College, Dublin

1 Feb 2019
PhD Scholarship, Study of Spanish Art, Trinity College Dublin, September 01, 2019 Application deadline: Mar 31, 2019 The... »

Scholar Spotlight: Andrew Louth

1 Feb 2019
Andrew Louth’s long and distinguished career as a scholar of Patristic and Byzantine studies means that no one article... »

Pensionnaire académie de France à Rome – Villa Médicis

1 Feb 2019
L’Académie de France à Rome – Villa Médicis accueille chaque année en septembre une... »

Table ronde : Innover dans le patrimoine, tendances actuelles

1 Feb 2019
Innover dans le patrimoine, tendances actuelles. 9 février 2019 – Table ronde organisée par les Almuni-INp-conservateurs,... »

Thursday 1 February 1665/66

1 Feb 2019
Up and to the office, where all the morning till late, and Mr. Coventry with us, the first time since before the plague,... »

Call for Sessions:  Universities Art Association of Canada 2019 Conference

1 Feb 2019
The call for sessions for the Universities Art Association of Canada 2019 Conference (due 28 Feb, Quebec City, Canada) is... »

Skull and Crossbones Drawstring Bag

2 Feb 2019
A roomy bag for any aspiring pirate. Your little one will be able to carry around their plundered treasure, or books or an... »

Skull and Crossbones Button Badge

2 Feb 2019
No need to hoist the Jolly Roger flag, when you can wear a button badge. Exclusive kids skull & crossbones design. ... »

Pirate Stripe Kids T-Shirt

2 Feb 2019
If pirates wore t-shirts, we think they would love our latest kids design. Nautical stripes with a cartoon Jolly Roger... »

Long Sleeve Pirate Kid's T-shirt

2 Feb 2019
Nautical stripes and a jaunty Jolly Roger design make a great t-shirt for little sailors. Long sleeves have contrast red... »

Exhibition | Bellotto at the Court of Saxony

2 Feb 2019
Bernardo Bellotto, The Zwinger Complex in Dresden, 1751–52, oil on canvas (Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Staatliche... »
From: Enfilade

18C American Women in Business - Women & Coffee Houses in Early Boston

2 Feb 2019
Coffee had been popular in Boston for over a century, when the Revolutionary women of the town became patriotically incensed.... »

Battlefield Plants and their Uses

2 Feb 2019
In 2015 we wrote a blog post describing the uses for certain plants found on Culloden Battlefield, with particular focus... »

Speaking to Schools

2 Feb 2019
I do a lot of talks for Sovereign Education, speaking to groups of 6th form students on A level study days. But a couple... »

Poem Retrospective II

2 Feb 2019
A great many of my poems start during a walk. Unsurprisingly, this one started while walking at night; if I recall correctly,... »
From: Siris

“The Indiscretion of a very few Persons of the lowest Class”

2 Feb 2019
The burning of effigies in New York City on 14 Nov 1768 prompted a strong response from the royal governor of that colony,... »
From: Boston 1775

Slavery Advertisements Published February 2, 1769

2 Feb 2019
The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era... »

Editorial Reviews for Treasures Afoot: Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era

2 Feb 2019
Have you seen the editorial reviews for Treasures Afoot?"In this lavishly illustrated, meticulously researched book, Kimberly... »
From: SilkDamask

February

2 Feb 2019
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Journal (February 2, 1769). “The... »

Appel à publication : « Diderot et le paysage », Diderot Studies (Genève, 2020)

2 Feb 2019
Notre proposition vise à rassembler des contributions qui examineraient les représentations de la nature et... »

The Gallows of Ayr and the Lost Covenanter’s Grave #History #Scotland

2 Feb 2019
The Covenanter Andrew Macgill who was hanged at the end of 1684 or early 1685 had a martyrs’ stone erected over his... »

Upcoming Books and Exhibitions for February 2019

2 Feb 2019
Books A few books that were released in the UK last year will be released in the US this month. Among The Wolves of Court:... »

Balm-Bearing Bough

2 Feb 2019
A Candlemas Dialogueby Christina Rossetti'Love brought Me down: and cannot love make theeCarol for joy to Me?Hear cheerful... »
From: Siris

Friday 2 February 1665/66

2 Feb 2019
Up betimes, and knowing that my Lord Sandwich is come to towne with the King and Duke, I to wait upon him, which I did, and... »

Jane Austen, Persuasion

3 Feb 2019
IntroductionOpening Passage:Sir Walter Elliot, of Kellynch Hall, in Somersetshire, was a man who, for his own amusement,... »
From: Siris

New Book | Kunstmarkt und Kunstbetrieb in Rom, 1750–185

3 Feb 2019
From De Gruyter: Hannelore Putz and Andrea Fronhöfer, eds., Kunstmarkt und Kunstbetrieb in Rom, 1750–1850: Akteure... »
From: Enfilade

Lecture | Susan Rather, “Constructing the American School”

3 Feb 2019
Susan Rather, “Constructing the American School” The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., 7 February... »
From: Enfilade

At Sotheby’s | The Female Triumphant

3 Feb 2019
Press release (30 January 2019), from Sotheby’s: The Master Paintings Evening Sale, N10007 Sotheby’s, New York,... »
From: Enfilade

Portrait of 18C American Women

3 Feb 2019
1719  Pepperel Limner. J Catherine Adams.  In Colonial New England, it was fashionable for wealthy families... »

18C American Women in Business - Women & Early Coffee Houses in Philadelphia

3 Feb 2019
William Penn is generally credited with the introduction of coffee into the Quaker colony which he founded on the Delaware... »

Watercolour World

3 Feb 2019
WATERCOLOUR WORLD A free online database of documentary watercolours painted before 1900. You can explore the visual records... »

#MiddlingCulture

3 Feb 2019
We’re delighted to announce our next big project… The Cultural Lives of the Middling Sort: writing and... »

Poem Retrospective III

3 Feb 2019
I've occasionally toyed with end-alliteration. It gives more options than rhyme usually does, but it's also rather difficult... »
From: Siris

When “Medieval” Armour is not quite medieval… Plate Armour and the Renaissance.

3 Feb 2019
Did you know that much of the full body plate armour that we think of as being medieval is usually not medieval at all? If... »
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