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Document Paper Houses: Originality, posterity, lineage and celebrity in Laurence Stern's marbled page and Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill House by Imelda Dooley Hunter

Laurence Sterne and Horace Walpole are popularly thought of as two of the great originators of the eighteenth century – Sterne a...

Architecture, 18th century, Gothic view
Document Philosophical history in the enlightenment and counter-enlightenment

Slides to accompany week 1 of a course on Philosophy of History on Philosophical history in the enlightenment and counter-enlightenment

Philosophy of History, Enlightenment, Architecture view
Document The Understanding of Time in the Nineteenth Century: Big Ben and the Procedural Reforms Adopted by Parliament, Caroline Leclerc

Whilst the first clocks date back to the end of the Middle Ages, the understanding of time transformed society in the nineteenth century. The...

19th century, Parliamentary history, Reform, Architecture view
Document Housing at the end of the 19th Century (part 2)

Part 2 

Architecture, Houses & housing view
Document Pathways Into Architectural History: Variants of Classicism

This is a PowerPoint presentation which uses (copyright-free) photographic imagery to introduce students to some of the stylistic fundamentals of...

Architecture, Classicism, History, Baroque, Agreement of the People view
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...

Architecture, Neoclassical, 17th century, Fine arts view
Document Housing through the 20th century

The Tower Block

housing density, 20th century, Architecture view
Document Pathways Into Architectural History: The ‘Phases’ of English Gothic

This is a PowerPoint presentation which uses (copyright-free) photographic imagery to introduce students to some of the stylistic fundamentals of...

Architecture, Classicism, Gothic, History view
Link JAMES STUART SKETCHING THE ERECHTHEUM

This link takes you to al illustration of James Stuart sketching the Erechtheum, from The Antiquities of Athens, vol. 2 (1787).

James 'Athenian' Stuart, Stuart and Revett, Greek architecture, Architecture, Enlightenment, Society of Dilettani, Dilettanti, 18th century, Erekhtheion, Erechtheum view
Link The Victorian Web

A constantly evolving archive of over 61,000 documents and images relating to the British Victorian period. The emphasis is on connections between...

19th century, Social history, History of science, Architecture, Painting, Visual arts, Sculpture, Book design & illustration, Photography, Decorative arts, Gender view
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