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Document ‘Worthy of Eve before the Fall’: Representations of Palmyra in Eighteenth Century Britain, Elisabeth Grass

‘The Ruins of Palmyra’ (1753) was the first of a new genre of architectural publication which appeared in the mid-eighteenth century, applying empirical taxonomy to the buildings of the ancient world. It promulgated the architecture of Roman...

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Document ‘Would the Scandal Vanish with My Life’: John of Gaunt in Two Tudor Afterlives, Jessica Fure

Two artefacts produced during the Tudor era, both depicting John of Gaunt, convey a surprisingly unified tone despite the difference in date and medium. The Beaufort Portrait shows Gaunt's dynastic ambitions and hints at the noble character...

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Document “…they no power have, unlesse to dye”: Margaret Cavendish’s ‘Of the Shortnesse of Mans Life, and his foolish Ambition’ (1653) and Edward Collier’s Still Life with a Volume of Wither’s ‘Emblemes’ (1696), Hannah Yip

This article explores the vanity of human life as represented in a poem, ‘Of the Shortnesse of Mans Life, and his foolish Ambition’ (1653) by Margaret Cavendish, and a vanitas painting, Still Life with a Volume of Wither’s ‘Emblemes’ (1696) by...

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Document “…they no power have, unlesse to dye”: Margaret Cavendish’s ‘Of the Shortnesse of Mans Life, and his foolish Ambition’ (1653) and Edward Collier’s Still Life with a Volume of Wither’s ‘Emblemes’ (1696), Hannah Yip

This article explores the vanity of human life as represented in a poem, ‘Of the Shortnesse of Mans Life, and his foolish Ambition’ (1653) by Margaret Cavendish, and a vanitas painting, Still Life with a Volume of Wither’s ‘Emblemes’ (1696) by...

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