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Art and Science

 Jacopo Ligozzi,1518,  fanciful glass vessels,ink and watercolor on paper.Antonio Neri's writing on glassmaking and alchemy was distinguished from that of many contemporary authors in that his work was all deeply rooted in hands-on experience. He...
From: Conciatore on 4 Jan 2021

Art and Science

Jacopo Ligozzi,1518,  fanciful glass vessels,ink and watercolor on paper.Antonio Neri's writing on glassmaking and alchemy was distinguished from that of many contemporary authors in that his work was all deeply rooted in hands-on experience. He...
From: Conciatore on 1 Jan 2020

December 18

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Will engage to make any Piece of Work as compleat as can be imported.” In December 1769, Daniel MacNeill, a “Saddler and Cap-maker from DUBLIN,” turned...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 18 Dec 2019

October 15

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? New-York Chronicle (October 12, 1769). “They will make it their unwearied Study to serve the to the utmost of their Abilities.” When they opened a shop in New York,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 15 Oct 2019

August Wilson’s American Century Cycle

August Wilson writing Friends and readers, Over the course of the last nine to ten weeks I’ve read 8 out of the 10 plays August Wilson wrote in an endeavor to realize through poetic and realistic enough drama on the stage the African-American experience...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 5 May 2019

Art and Science

Jacopo Ligozzi,1518,  fanciful glass vessels,ink and watercolor on paper.Antonio Neri's writing on glassmaking and alchemy was distinguished from that of many contemporary authors in that his work was all deeply rooted in hands-on experience. He...
From: Conciatore on 22 Apr 2019

December 24

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (December 24, 1768). “PATRICK MACKEY … has opened a Skinner’s Shop.” When Patrick Mackey arrived in Providence from Philadelphia, he...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 24 Dec 2018

Art and Science

Jacopo Ligozzi,1518,  fanciful glass vessels,ink and watercolor on paper.Antonio Neri's writing on glassmaking and alchemy was distinguished from that of many contemporary authors in that his work was all deeply rooted in hands-on experience. He...
From: Conciatore on 2 Jul 2018

A spring syllabus: Sexual and Marital Conflicts in Anthony Trollope

Louis (Oliver Dimsdale) and Emily (Laura Fraser) in later confrontation (2004 BBC/WBGH, scripted Andrew Davies) A Syllabus For a course at the Oscher LifeLong Learning Institute at George Mason University Day: Seven Wednesday mornings, 11:50 to 1:15 pm,...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 9 Mar 2018

February 9

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (February 9, 1768).“Greatful thanks for the encouragement he has had for eighteen years past in Charles-Town.” Experience...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 9 Feb 2018

Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina: a story of sex, marriage, & some local politics

Nicola Paget as Anna Karenina in the snow when she is still falling in love with Vronsky (1977 BBC AK) Friends and readers, Two summers ago our Trollope and his Contemporaries listserv on Yahoo (Trollope19thCstudies@yahoogroups.com) began nearly 6 months...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 8 Jan 2018

November 14

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (November 14, 1767).“He has two swift-sailing small Sloops, which ply constantly between Providence and Newport.” Readers of the Providence Gazette...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 14 Nov 2017

Forest Spirits and Dull Stories: Toleration as Governing Emotion in Seventeenth-Century Finland

By Raisa Maria Toivo, University of Tampere In 1675, a church visitation was held at Kesälahti, a parish located in the county of Kexholm at the eastern border of Finland, which had been annexed to Sweden from Russia in 1618 and had set the stage...
From: Histories of Emotion on 3 Nov 2017

Art and Science

Jacopo Ligozzi,1518,  fanciful glass vessels, ink and watercolor on paper. Antonio Neri's writing on glassmaking and alchemy was distinguished from that of many contemporary authors in that his work was all deeply rooted in hands-on experience. He...
From: Conciatore on 15 Sep 2017

September 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? New-York Journal (September 3, 1767).“BLANCH WHITE, UPHOLSTERER FROM LONDON.” Colonists lived in an era of intense geographic mobility. In the decade before the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Sep 2017

August

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Supplement to the Pennsylvania Gazette (August 20, 1767).“A considerable number of rolling screens for cleansing wheat.” John Sellers and Richard Truman both advertised...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 20 Aug 2017

August 13

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Pennsylvania Gazette (August 13, 1767).“I likewise frame, gild and glaze Pictures at the cheapest Rates.” According to his advertisement in the Pennsylvania Gazette,...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 13 Aug 2017

Art and Science

Jacopo Ligozzi,1518,  fanciful glass vessels, ink and watercolor on paper. Antonio Neri's writing on glassmaking and alchemy was distinguished from that of many contemporary authors in that his work was all deeply rooted in hands-on experience. He...
From: Conciatore on 11 Aug 2017

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