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Course British Collectors of Classical Antiquities

This course is an exploration of British collectors of classical antiquities, their activities and attitudes, and the wider influence of this...

Sir John Soane, Sir William Hamilton, Elgin Marbles, Ashmolean Musem, Dilettanti, C.R. Cockerell, Lord Elgiin, Collectors, Enlightenment, Long 18th Century, Arundel Marbles, Pomfret Marbles, Wedgwood view
Link SIR WILLIAM HAMILTON: COLLECTION OF ENGRAVINGS FROM ANCIENT VASES MOSTLY OF PURE GREEK WORKMANSHIP (CEGV)

This link takes you to a digitised version of Hamilton, William. Sir, 1730-1803: Collection of engravings from ancient vases mostly of pure...

Sir William Hamilton, Wilhelm Tischbein, CEGV, vases, 18th century, Collectors, Attic Red Figure, Attic Black Figure, Enlightenment view
Link STUART & REVETT: THE ANTIQUITIES OF ATHENS

The English architects James Stuart and Nicholas Revett visited Athens from 1751 to 1753 and, nine years later, published the first volume of ...

James 'Athenian' Stuart, Nicholas Revett, Stuart and Revett, Antiquities of Athens, Society of Dilettani, 18th century, Enlightenment, Greek art, Greek architecture, Architectural plans, Architecture view
Link THE‘MEIDIAS’ HYDRIA: A VISUAL AND TEXTUAL JOURNEY OF A GREEK VASE

This link takes you to a site that gives you access to an article entitled, 'The‘Meidias’ hydria: a visual and textual journey of a Greek vase in...

vases, Meidias, Attic Red Figure, Sir William Hamilton, Enlightenment, 18th century, Greek art view
Link THE SOCIETY OF DILETTANTI AND THE PLANNING OF A MUSEUM

This link takes you to an article entitled “The Society of Dilettanti and the Planning of a Museum” by Dr. Jason M. Kelly.

Dilettanti, Society of Dilettani, 18th century, Enlightenment, Collections, Collectors view
Link NICHOLAS REVETT: THE GREEK DORIC ORDER

This link takes you to an image of a print which was published by the Society of Dilettanti in Volume 1 of Ionian Antiquities, in 1769....

Nicholas Revett, Ionian Antiquities, Society of Dilettani, Dilettanti, 18th century, Enlightenment, Greek architecture, Architecture, Doric view
Link Restoration/Enlightenment literature and culture

A list of topics and issues in Early Modern literature and culture.

Early modern, Enlightenment, Restoration view
Link GRECIAN TASTE AND ROMAN SPIRIT: THE SOCIETY OF DILETTANTI

This link takes you to information about an exhibition entitled 'Grecian Taste and Roman Spirit: The Society of Dilettanti' at the J. Paul Getty...

Dilettanti, Society of Dilettani, 18th century, Enlightenment, Collections, Collectors view
Link STUART & REVETT: THE ANTIQUITIES OF ATHENS

James Stuart and Nicholas Revett were British architects who traveled in Greece from 1751 to 1754 to record and measure the ancient ruins,...

James 'Athenian' Stuart, Stuart and Revett, Nicholas Revett, Society of Dilettani, Architectural plans, Architecture, Greek architecture, Enlightenment, 18th century, Greek art view
Link 18th CENTURY LONDON - MAP

This link takes you to an intuitive GIS interface enabling researchers to map and visualize textual and artefactual data relating to seventeenth...

London, 18th century, Collections, Collectors, Historical Maps, Enlightenment view
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