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Post Archives for May 2019

Report from Parnassus

1 May 2019
Rafael - El Parnaso (Vatican, Rome, 1511)Apollo on Parnassus, (fresco detail). In the spring of 1612, Italian glassmaker... »
From: Conciatore

Shakespeare and National Gardening Week

1 May 2019
The first of May seems to have been one of Shakespeare’s favourite days. In Much Ado About Nothing Beatrice is compared... »

The Inspiration Behind Oceana 4: Francis Bacon

1 May 2019
Niccolò Machiavelli and Thomas Hobbes may be the two thinkers whose influence on James Harrington's thought has been... »

Cambridge Launches Inquiry into Historical Links to Slavery

1 May 2019
I learned of this press release from the University of Cambridge through The Society of Antiquaries of London Online Newsletter... »
From: Enfilade

Journée d’étude | Le marché de l’art, 1750–18

1 May 2019
From H-ArtHist: Le marché de l’art dans la seconde moitié du XVIIIe siècle: Expertises, négociations... »
From: Enfilade

DMA Names Julien Domercq Assistant Curator of European Art

1 May 2019
Press release (29 April 2019) from the DMA: Julien Domercq has been named The Lillian and James H. Clark Assistant Curator... »
From: Enfilade

Parution : « Portes closes et œuvres invisibles » par Denys Riout (Paris, avril 2019)

1 May 2019
Denys Riout, Portes closes et œuvres invisibles, Paris, Gallimard, Collection Art et Artistes, 2019, 368 pages, 63... »

A disservice to the history of Islamic Astronomy

1 May 2019
In an article on their website about their history Astronomy magazine claims to be the greatest magazine about astronomy... »

Slavery Advertisements Published May 1, 1769

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

Malrburian redcoats in the UK - Queen's regiment

1 May 2019
The Queen's Regiment 1700-1720 will be at the following locations in 2019: Milton Keynes Museum: Sat 11 May/ Sun 12 May Milton... »

Farinelli on “The Palatine Wreck,” 3 May

1 May 2019
On Friday, 3 May, the New England Historic and Genealogical Society will host a noontime lecture by Jill Farinelli on the... »
From: Boston 1775

Creating Nature 3: Shelter

1 May 2019
Kicking off the second day of “Creating Nature” will be a session on “Shelter” co-chaired by distinguished... »
From: The Bookfish

May 1

1 May 2019
GUEST CURATOR: Patrick Waters What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-York Gazette... »

Registration Now Open: EMREM Annual Symposium

1 May 2019
We are delighted to say that registration for our annual symposium is now open! We have a fantastic line up of speakers discussing... »

Appel à communication : journée d’études « Le langage des présents » (Paris, 25 octobre 2019)

1 May 2019
Projet pour un éventail, La réception d’un cadeau à la cour de Louis XIV (détail), 1679, Londres,... »

Gelber Reviews Carlos III Exhibitions

1 May 2019
Two years late but still worth knowing about: David Gelber, “The light and shade of Carlos III of Spain,” Apollo,... »

The Best Historical Fiction About the American Revolution

1 May 2019
Although Journal of the American Revolution publishes only factual material based upon primary sources, we recognize that... »

Making A Start: The 1780-81 Glasgow Polo-Sacque Jacket Progress

1 May 2019
A quick mockup - feeling excited!At last, and for the first time in 2019, I am sitting down to sew something!The first four... »

On Kymlicka on Human Supremacism

1 May 2019
Will Kymlicka discusses Human Supremacism in the New Statesman Agora series:But perhaps the most important reason for building... »
From: Siris

Book Presentation:  Fortuna del Barocco in Italia:  Le grandi mostre del Novecento

1 May 2019
Information on the book presentation entitled “Fortuna del Barocco in Italia:  Le grandi mostre del Novecento”... »

Tuesday 1 May 1666

2 May 2019
Up, and all the morning at the office. At noon, my cozen Thomas Pepys did come to me, to consult about the business of his... »

Picture of the Week #546

2 May 2019
Norman Gate at Windsor Castle. Photo May 2015. »

Image and Likeness

2 May 2019
Man was made to the image and likeness of God, because in the soul, which is the better part of man, or rather was man himself,... »
From: Siris

Tales from the Archives: What Was Perfume in the Eighteenth Century?

2 May 2019
In the UK, we are getting towards the end of the wonderful bluebell season. In some cooler parts of the country, forest floors... »

New Book | History of Illustration

2 May 2019
From Bloomsbury: Susan Doyle, Jaleen Grove, and Whitney Sherman, eds., History of Illustration (London: Fairchild Books,... »
From: Enfilade

Portrait of 18C American Women

2 May 2019
1760 about John Hesselius 1728-1778 »

The best Voltaire books – recommended by Nicholas Cronk

2 May 2019
Interview by Charles J. Styles. The eighteenth-century philosopher wielded his powers of ridicule and witticism against religious... »

Gunpowder, the Bahamas, and the First Marine Killed in Action

2 May 2019
In the summer of 1775, George Washington assumed command of the Continental Army outside Boston and immediately began the... »

Revue Histoire de l’art, n° 83. Eva Belgherbi : « Des gender studies aux études de genre, 2008-2018 »

2 May 2019
Eva Belgherbi Des gender studies aux études de genre, 2008-2018 À propos de l’article de Charlotte Foucher,... »

Revue Histoire de l’art, n° 83. Servane Dargnies : « Pseudonymes inédits de Théophile Thoré-Bürger »

2 May 2019
Servane Dargnies « De la vaporisation et de la centralisation du moi » Pseudonymes inédits de... »

Revue Histoire de l’art, n° 83. Perrine Val : « De la Biennale de Venise au festival de Cannes »

2 May 2019
Perrine Val De la Biennale de Venise au festival de Cannes : tentatives de rapprochement artistique entre l’Est et... »

Revue Histoire de l’art, n° 83. Sara Vitacca : « L’histoire de l’art face à la réception »

2 May 2019
Sara Vitacca L’histoire de l’art face à la réception À propos des articles de Pierre Vaisse,... »

Revue Histoire de l’art, n° 83. Mathilde Romary : « Pour une esquisse de la revalorisation d’une collection universitaire »

2 May 2019
Mathilde Romary Pour une esquisse de la revalorisation d’une collection universitaire À partir de l’article... »

Revue Histoire de l’art, n° 83. Violaine Gourbet : « Une comparaison féconde »

2 May 2019
Violaine Gourbet Une comparaison féconde : la sculpture d’édition et la gravure, deux arts de reproduction... »

Revue Histoire de l’art, n° 83 | Sommaire. Numéro anniversaire

2 May 2019
Numéro anniversaire N° 83 de la revue Histoire de l’art, coordonné par Dominique de Font-Réaulx... »

Pillar of the Church

2 May 2019
Today is the feast of St. Athanasius the Great of Alexander, Doctor of the Church. From his Against the Heathen, Part III... »
From: Siris

William Hutchinson’s ‘unrivalled piece of horsemanship’, 6 May 1819

2 May 2019
On Thursday 6 May 1819, William Hutchinson, a horse dealer from Canterbury in Kent and in consequence of a wager of 600 guineas,... »

May

2 May 2019
GUEST CURATOR: Patrick Waters What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Essex Gazette (May... »

S.H.E.A.R. Comes to Cambridge, 18-21 July

2 May 2019
On 18-21 July, the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic will have its annual meeting in Cambridge. S.H.E.A.R.... »
From: Boston 1775

Hagiography without context – how not to celebrate a historical figure

2 May 2019
This is not so much a blog post as a brief comment. Today marks the five hundredth anniversary of the death of the Renaissance... »

Funding Research & Writing in Renaissance Drama, Vol. 5

2 May 2019
A Blogroll in Five Acts Part of the experience of being an early-career researcher includes learning how to transition... »

The unexpected visit

2 May 2019
“The King, in Chinese costume and seated on a cushion, among the chinoiseries of the Pavilion (cf. British Museum Satires... »

Régiment de La Couronne (Recreat per Almansa Histórica 1707)

2 May 2019
Thought I would post a French image. Spain is the home for a lot of WSS era groups meeting every year at Almansa in April.  »

King Lear, from Dead Horse Bay to Broadway

2 May 2019
Spending an afternoon with my eco-theory grad students at Dead Horse Bay was the ideal way to pregame the ambitious, wayward,... »
From: The Bookfish

Appel à communications : « Atlantique Argentique Circulations photographiques, 19e-20e siècles » (Paris, mars 2020)

2 May 2019
  Appel à communications : « Atlantique Argentique Circulations photographiques, 19e-20e siècles »... »

Who’s the daddy? Disputed cases of paternity in eighteenth-century Ulster

2 May 2019
The Perceptions of Pregnancy blog, like the Researchers’ Network, aims to reach beyond boundaries and borders and to... »
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