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Glass of Montpellier

Montpellier, France, in the seventeenth century.(Attribution unknown)Montpellier is an old city in southern France. It stands about halfway between Marseille and the Spanish border along the Mediterranean Sea (strategically located slightly inland to...
From: Conciatore on 3 Jul 2020

Superheroes of the American Revolution

Every nation has an origin story. In the popular imagination, the American Revolutionary War has been a tale of heroes who were forged in... The post Superheroes of the American Revolution appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

Appel à candidatures : Bourses de recherche (6 à 8 mois) du DFK Paris (2021)

Appel à candidatures : Bourses de recherche (6 à 8 mois) du DFK Paris (2021) Le Centre allemand d’histoire de l’art (DFK Paris) octroie plusieurs bourses de 6 à 8 mois (pendant la période de janvier à août...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 1 Jul 2020

Revue Histoire de l’art. Numéro Hors série publié avec le CFHA : Fantasia

La revue Histoire de l’art, publiée sous l’égide de l’APAHAU, s’est associée avec le Comité français d’histoire de l’art pour publier un numéro hors série réalisé...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 30 Jun 2020

Pour une histoire des arts d’Afrique précontemporains

Le dernier numéro de la revue Afriques. Débats, méthodes et terrains d’histoire (10, 2019) est maintenant en ligne à l’adresse suivante: Claire Bosc-Tiessé et Peter...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 30 Jun 2020

Review: THE GIANT by Laura Morelli

One of the greatest challenges in writing a historical novel about a figure as colossal as Michelangelo is finding the proper angle from which to view him, a perspective that will provide a dramatic narrative arc as well as insight into the man beneath...
From: Writing the Renaissance on 30 Jun 2020

Bourse de l’Association of Prints Scholars

APS Publication Grant, Supported by C. G. Boerner and Harris Schrank The APS Publication Grant supports the publication of innovative scholarly research about printmaking across all time periods and geographic regions. The grant carries a maximum award...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 30 Jun 2020

June 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “BLANKS.” John Carter, the printer of the Providence Gazette, used the colophon to promote the various goods and services available “at his PRINTING-OFFICE, the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 Jun 2020

John Marshall: Hamilton 2.

Celebrated for his stirring words in the Declaration of Independence, and having profited upon the popularity since, Thomas Jefferson was now America’s chief magistrate—and... The post John Marshall: Hamilton 2.0 appeared first on Journal...

Documents of the Revolution: A Continuum of Conviction

Those familiar with American history know that the Articles of Confederation served as the first constitution of the unified states during the American Revolution.... The post Documents of the Revolution: A Continuum of Conviction appeared first on Journal...

Sara Vincx, Glassmaker

Still life with façon de Venise wineglass,Alexander Adriaenssen (1587-1661)Antwerp.In the 1590s, after the death of her husband, Sara Vincx ran a successful glassmaking business in the city of Antwerp. In the midst of a major war, she presided...
From: Conciatore on 29 Jun 2020

The Wigtown Martyrs: Touching the Void between the Reprieve and Execution in 1685 #History #Scotland

In the infamous case of the drowning of the two female Wigtown Martyrs in 1685, a question that has not been asked is who could legally confirm that the two women had taken the Abjuration oath after they petitioned to be able take it on 30 April? Who...
From: Jardine's Book of Martyrs on 28 Jun 2020

The Béguines of Malines

A Béguine of Antwerp,from Pierre Hélyot,L'Histoire des ordres monastiques… 1719 (v.8)Five years into his stay in Antwerp, on 21 February 1608, glassmaker Antonio Neri posted a letter to a friend in Florence. The letter was addressed...
From: Conciatore on 26 Jun 2020

Poste : « Chargé d’enseignement en histoire de l’art contemporain, peinture et arts figurés (XIXe et début XXe siècle) » (Université de Lille, 2020-2021)

Poste : « Chargé d’enseignement en histoire de l’art contemporain, peinture et arts figurés (XIXe et début XXe siècle) » (Université de Lille, 2020-2021) Le département Histoire...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 24 Jun 2020

Appel à publication : numéro 87, revue Histoire de l’art. Les humanités numériques : de nouveaux récits en histoire de l’art ?

Appel à publication : numéro 87 de la revue Histoire de l’art. Les humanités numériques : de nouveaux récits en histoire de l’art ? Depuis une dizaine d’années, l’histoire de l’art...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 23 Jun 2020

Conférence en ligne : « Les arts précolombiens en France de 1875 à 1945 » (30 juin, 18h-20h)

La prochaine conférence en ligne du Séminaire Collection sera donnée par Elodie Vaudry et aura pour thème les arts précolombiens en France de 1875 à 1945 : collectionnisme, histoire du goût et perception...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 22 Jun 2020

Masterpiece Online 2020, Panel Discussions

From the schedule: Masterpiece Online, Panel Discussions 22–28 June 2020 Masterpiece Online showcases our exhibitors’ knowledge and passion, reproducing that sense of discovery that sparks new conversations at the fair. Join us for live panel...
From: Enfilade on 21 Jun 2020

An Inventory of Salem Women Artists

Today’s #SalemSuffrageSaturday post is really more of a list than a composition, and a working list at that: I want to take a stab at identifying as many female Salem artists as I can, although I know it’s an impossible task. It’s impossible...
From: streets of salem on 20 Jun 2020

Print Quarterly, June

The eighteenth century in the current issue of Print Quarterly: Print Quarterly 37.2 (June 2020) Rembrandt van Rijn, Portrait of Jan Six, 1647, etching, engraving, and drypoint, 244 × 191mm (Amsterdam: Rijksprentenkabinett). A R T I C L E S Antoinette...
From: Enfilade on 20 Jun 2020

Dear Friends

The library of the University of Leiden (1610)Christophe Plantin worked here from 1583 to 1585.One day in July of 1601, in Florence, early in the morning, we imagine two men shaking hands, embracing and saying goodbye. Both knew it...
From: Conciatore on 19 Jun 2020

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This search feature has a number of purposes:

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Caveats and Work in Progress

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This will not be a 'real time' search, although EMC updates content every few hours so it's never very far behind events.

The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

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I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.