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Post Archives for July 2018

Call for Papers | Painting Childhood

1 Jul 2018
From H-ArtHist: Painting ChildhoodCompton Verney Art Gallery & Park, 29 March 2019 Proposals due by 29 October 2018 Children... »
From: Enfilade

Exhibition | Pastels at the Louvre

1 Jul 2018
Now on view at the Louvre: Pastels in the Musée du Louvre: The 17th and 18th CenturiesMusée du Louvre, Paris,... »
From: Enfilade

First Lady Abigail Adams hung the wash in the unfinished East Room

1 Jul 2018
Abigail Adams Supervises the Hanging of the Laundry in the Unfinished East Room of the White House, painting by Gordon Phillips... »

1631 The Oath of a Freeman, or of a Man to Be Made Free

1 Jul 2018
The Oath of a Freeman, or of a Man to Be Made Free1631I, A.B.&c. being, by the Almighties most wise disposicon, become... »

Sunderland Tall Ships Georgian Festival

1 Jul 2018
I'm delighted to be visiting the Sunderland Tall Ships Festival for the first ever Georgian Fesitval not once, but twice... »

The cure for sixes and sevens

1 Jul 2018
Last Tuesday was publication day in the U.S. for The Game of Hope. I told my husband that I’d been walking in circles... »

Slavery Advertisements Published July 1, 1768

1 Jul 2018
The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era... »

A Big Week for Folks who Love Boston History

1 Jul 2018
Today the Printing Office of Edes & Gill opens in a new location: inside Faneuil Hall.I met proprietor Gary Gregory when... »
From: Boston 1775

July 1

1 Jul 2018
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-London Gazette (July 1, 1768).“The Medicines... »

Book Review: Warships in the Age of Sail

1 Jul 2018
Two things I want to get out of the way right off the bat: I highly recommend this series, and it is not for everyone.Rif... »

The Two Noble Kinsmen @ Shakespeare’s Globe

1 Jul 2018
Barrie Rutter’s Northern Broadsides were one of the first companies to perform in the incipient Shakespeare’s... »

As You Like It @ Shakespeare’s Globe

1 Jul 2018
Everyone who complained about Michelle Terry ‘casting herself’ as Hamlet in the Globe ensemble’s other... »

No monthly round-up for July

1 Jul 2018
I’m sure I’m missing stuff, but I don’t have anything new on my tracking spreadsheet for July! If there... »

Public Lecture: The History of the Poor Clares of Darlington

1 Jul 2018
I was honoured to be asked to give a public lecture by the Friends of Saint Cuthbert’s Church, who have always supported... »

Appel à contribution : ARTL@S BULLETIN. Cartographie et histoire de l’art

1 Jul 2018
ARTL@S BULLETIN – Appel à propositions : REMETTRE LES ARTS À LEUR PLACE – LA CARTOGRAPHIE ET L’HISTOIRE... »

Bourse : Doctorat sur l’histoire de l’art africain (Berlin, Freie Universität)

2 Jul 2018
PhD Grant, Historical and Tradition-Based African Art, FU Berlin Application deadline: Jul 31, 2018 Alfried Krupp von Bohlen... »

CFP for RSA 2019 panel: Friends, Neighbours, Allies: The Networks of Non-Elite Women in Early Modern Societies

2 Jul 2018
Call for proposals for a panel on “Friends, Neighbours, Allies: The Networks of Non-Elite Women in Early Modern Societies”... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Call for Fellowship Applications Before Farm to Table: Early Modern Foodways and Cultures

2 Jul 2018
Before Farm to Table: Early Modern Foodways and Cultures, the inaugural project of the Folger Institute’s ... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Immediate Book Meme

2 Jul 2018
(ht: The Darwins)There are plenty of memes that want to know all about your book history and your all-time greats and your... »
From: Siris

Summer movies? Damsel, Mr Rogers, and Puck

2 Jul 2018
Friends, I saw the Zellner Brothers’ pernicious film, Damsel, about two weeks ago now in my film club, and had debated... »

Art and Science

2 Jul 2018
Jacopo Ligozzi,1518,  fanciful glass vessels,ink and watercolor on paper.Antonio Neri's writing on glassmaking and alchemy... »
From: Conciatore

Call for Papers | Built Environments and Performances of Power

2 Jul 2018
From H-ArtHist: Built Environments and Performances of Power44th Annual Cleveland SymposiumCleveland Museum of Art, 26 October... »
From: Enfilade

Golden Hill Roundtable: “Commerce is Trust”

2 Jul 2018
This week at the Junto, we’ll be featuring a roundtable on Francis Spufford’s 2016 novel, Golden Hill (Faber... »
From: The Junto

Exhibition | 18th-Century Baltic Faience

2 Jul 2018
Dish, eighteenth century, faience, Rörstrand(Stockholm: Nationalmuseum) ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ ... »
From: Enfilade

Turncoat: Benedict Arnold and the Crisis of American Liberty

2 Jul 2018
Book Review: Turncoat. Benedict Arnold and the Crisis of American Liberty by Stephen Brumwell (Yale University Press,... »

Poste : Directeur/directrice adjoint/e du département des études et de la recherche de l’Institut national d’histoire de l’art

2 Jul 2018
Sous l’autorité de la directrice du département des études et de la recherche (DER), et en collaboration... »

Marston Moor 1644

2 Jul 2018
Prince Rupert of the Rhine (1619–1682)Today is the anniversary of this the largest and bloodiest battle of the English... »

Recovering Refugees from 1794 Toulouse to Today

2 Jul 2018
ByJoshua Meeks One of the seemingly inevitable outcomes of any revolutionary period is the creation of refugees. We are reminded... »

CFP: Early Modern Women’s Mobilities

2 Jul 2018
Early Modern Women:An Interdisciplinary Journal Volume 14.1 (Fall 2019) will feature a forum on “Early Modern... »

“a thorough repair for our occupation”

2 Jul 2018
ELIZABETH POSTHUMA GWILLIM SIMCOE and her husband, John Graves Simcoe, were, like so many others, on the move—to a... »

July

2 Jul 2018
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (July 2, 1768).“At their... »

A Quick Trip to Scotland, Part V

2 Jul 2018
We headed out by train for Inverness. The Firth of Forth from the Forth Rail Bridge:Somewhere in Cairngorms National Park,... »
From: Siris

Hogeland and Newton on Hamilton in New York

2 Jul 2018
On Thursday, 12 July, the author William Hogeland will speak at the Federal Hall Monument in New York City.Hogeland’s... »
From: Boston 1775

Mapping Durham’s Medieval Sanctuary Seekers

2 Jul 2018
Posted by Krista Kesselring; 2 July 2018. Sanctuary-seeking today typically refers to the efforts of refugees fleeing war... »

The Swedish Army of the Great Northern War, 1700-1721 (Century of the Soldier) Lars Ericson Wolke

2 Jul 2018
Cover by Steve NoonFlags by Lesley PrinceSergeyShamenkov does the colour plates of uniformsI first discovered Charles XII... »

Call for Seminar Participation:  The Picturesque Garden in England

2 Jul 2018
The ongoing call for applications for the seminar entitled “The Picturesque Garden in England” (Oxford, UK) is... »

Hawthorne Summer

2 Jul 2018
Every single year I think about Nathaniel Hawthorne in the first week of July, as his birthday was on July 4, but this particular... »

Lough Sydney in the early 17th century.

2 Jul 2018
More Information Here: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-44675008 »

Books of Secrets

3 Jul 2018
By Mandy Aftel From Fragrant:The Secret Life of Scent by Mandy Aftel In the early sixteenth century, a new kind of book appeared... »

Call for Papers | Reading the Country House

3 Jul 2018
From the CFP: Reading the Country HouseManchester Metropolitan University, 16–17 November 2018 Proposals due by 31... »
From: Enfilade

Colonial Williamsburg Acquires Portrait by William Dering

3 Jul 2018
Press release (2 July 2018) from Colonial Williamsburg: William Dering, Portrait of Joyce Armistead Booth (Mrs. Mordecai... »
From: Enfilade

Exhibition | Storytelling: French Art from the Horvitz Collection

3 Jul 2018
Jean-Baptiste-Marie Pierre, Pan and Syrinx, 1746, oil on canvas, 90 × 141 cm(Boston: The Horvitz Collection, P-F-57).... »
From: Enfilade

Exhibition | Gainsborough and the Theatre

3 Jul 2018
From Gainsborough and the Theatre Holburne Museum, Bath, 5 October 2018 — 20 January 2019 Curated by Susan Sloman and... »
From: Enfilade

Lecture | David Saunders on Museum Lighting

3 Jul 2018
From the Eventbrite page: David Saunders | A Clearer View: New Thinking on Lighting in Museums and Galleries21st Annual Plenderleith... »
From: Enfilade

Installation | Brian Tolle’s Eureka

3 Jul 2018
Press release, via ArtDaily (30 June 2018). . . Brian Tolle’s EurekaFederal Hall National Memorial, Wall Street, New... »
From: Enfilade

Woman's Work(s): The Poetry of Louise Labé

3 Jul 2018
In 1555, printer Jean de Tournes of Lyon published a small volume of poetry titled, simply enough, EVVRES (WORKS). This innocuous... »

What were the Founding Fathers' Wives (& Slaves) Fixing for Supper?

3 Jul 2018
Sea Captains Carousing in Surinam(Wikimedia Commons)What Did the Founding Fathers Eat and Drink as They Started a Revolution?By... »

Emergence of Colonial Government

3 Jul 2018
Emergence of Colonial GovernmentIn the early phases of colonial development, a striking feature was the lack of controlling... »

Le ‘Voltaire de Beuchot’ à la lettre: sources d’une édition savante sous la Restauration

3 Jul 2018
Œuvres de Voltaire, Beuchot (éd.), Paris, Lefèvre, t.1, 1834. BnF. Si elle n’égale celle... »

The 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Monmouth, June 16-17, 2018

3 Jul 2018
Photographs by Mary Sherlock. In addition to museums and historical sites, a way to learn about Revolutionary War history... »
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