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A Tale of Chiles, a Servant, and a Travelling Medical Scholar in Early Modern China

By Brian Dott   Fascinated by early modern Chinese cultural history, I research popular religion, especially pilgrimage, and the culinary and medical uses of chile peppers.  Eating Sichuan food, I wondered “how did the Chinese begin to consume such...
From: The Recipes Project on 20 Jan 2022

Don Antonio de' Medici

 Don Antonio de' MediciFrontispiece from Pierfilippo Covoni 1892In 1612, Priest Antonio Neri published his book of glassmaking recipes. L'Arte Vetraria went on to become a primary reference for glass artisans throughout Europe. He dedicated...
From: Conciatore on 22 Jan 2021

Bianca Capello and Francesco de Medici

19th century romantic depiction ofBianca Cappello, Francesco de' Medici (with Don Antoni as a child.)The story of 17th century glassmaker Antonio Neri weaves together closely with that of a Medici prince also named Antonio. The prince was six...
From: Conciatore on 25 Mar 2020

Francesco and Bianca

19th century romantic depiction of Bianca Cappello, Francesco de' Medici  (with Don Antoni as a child.) The story of 17th century glassmaker Antonio Neri weaves together closely with that of a Medici prince also named Antonio. The prince...
From: Conciatore on 14 Jul 2017

Don Antonio de'Medici

Don Antonio de' Medici Frontispiece from Pierfilippo Covoni 1892 In 1612, Priest Antonio Neri published his book of glassmaking recipes. L'Arte Vetraria went on to become a primary reference for glass artisans throughout Europe. He dedicated...
From: Conciatore on 19 Apr 2017

Francesco and Bianca

19th century romantic depiction ofBianca Cappello, Francesco de' Medici (with Don Antoni as a child.) The story of 17th century glassmaker Antonio Neri weaves together closely with that of a Medici prince also named Antonio. The prince was...
From: Conciatore on 25 Jul 2016

Don Antonio de' Medici

Don Antonio de' Medici Frontispiece from Pierfilippo Covoni 1892 In 1612, Priest Antonio Neri published his book of glassmaking recipes. L'Arte Vetraria went on to become a primary reference for glass artisans throughout Europe. He dedicated...
From: Conciatore on 20 Apr 2016

Francesco and Bianca

Bianca Cappello, Francesco de' Medici and Don Antonio The story of Antonio Neri weaves together closely with that of a Medici prince also named Antonio. The prince was six months younger, living quite a different life, yet holding many of the same interests....
From: Conciatore on 13 Jul 2015

Don Antonio de' Medici

Don Antonio de' MediciFrontispiece from Pierfilippo Covoni 1892 In 1612, Priest Antonio Neri published his book of glassmaking recipes. L’Arte Vetraria went on to become a primary reference for glass artisans throughout Europe. He dedicated...
From: Conciatore on 22 May 2015

Don Antonio de' Medici

Don Antonio de' MediciFrontispiece from Pierfilippo Covoni 1892In 1612, Priest Antonio Neri published his book of glassmaking recipes. L'Arte Vetraria went on to become a primary reference for glass artisans throughout Europe. He dedicated his...
From: Conciatore on 3 Apr 2015

Francesco and Bianca

The remains of Grand Duke Francesco I de' MediciThe story of Antonio Neri weaves together closely with that of a Medici prince also named Antonio. The prince was six months younger, living quite a different life, yet holding many of the same interests....
From: Conciatore on 25 Jul 2014

Don Antonio de’ Medici

Don Antonio de' MediciFrontispiece from Pierfilippo Covoni 1892In 1612, Priest Antonio Neri published his book of glassmaking recipes. L’Arte Vetraria went on to become a primary reference for glass artisans throughout Europe. He dedicated his book...
From: Conciatore on 12 May 2014

Education at Home and Abroad

 Jan Steen (1625/1626–1679)  via Wikimedia Commons Much has been written about the failure of Jamaica to establish a self-sufficient and expanding white colony during the eighteenth century by comparison with the success of the rest of the North...
From: A Parcel of Ribbons on 7 Sep 2013

Infant and child mortality in Jamaica

A late 18th Century embroidered mourning scene for a young child worked on an ivory silk ground. The stylized scene includes a central tombstone with the inscription written in ink on silk: ‘In memory of Mifs Betsey Thomson who died Jun 29 1794...
From: A Parcel of Ribbons on 16 Feb 2013