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Document A comparative study of Lady Hertford’s grotto at Marlborough and William Kent’s illustration of Spring in James Thomson's The Seasons. Richard D A Lamont

‘Poetry, Painting and Gardening, or the Science of Landscape, will forever by men of taste be deemed Three Sisters, or the Three Graces who dress...

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Document Labour Theories and Paper Currencies: The Economic Concerns of William Cobbett’s ‘Address to the Journeymen and Labourers,’ and Percy Bysshe Shelley’s ‘Men of England &c- A song’, Paul Stephens

Cobbett’s reformist pamphlet ‘Address to the Journeymen and Labourers’ (1816) attempts to demystify the political and economic causes of the...

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Document ‘We Must Do This Well If We Do It At All’: Reports On The First Women’s College, Girton, Cambridge, Susanna Cerasuolo

This article examines two artefacts associated with the founding of the first women’s college, Girton College, Cambridge (1869). The first is a...

History, Social history, Education view
Document ‘It is the past alone that can explain the present’: a comparison between a passage in Disraeli’s Sybil and a membership card of the National Chartist Association, Darren Ormandy

Benjamin Disraeli’s novel Sybil, or, The Two Nations was published in 1845. It is both a story of romantic adventure and a manifesto for the...

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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 Western Britain in the Early Middle Ages: Course Reading List

Course Reading List for 'From Civilisation to Barbarism? Western Britain in the Early Middle Ages' 

Archaeology, History view
Document An Arts and Crafts vision: A Pot and a Lecture, Penelope Fraser

This garden pot was made around 1898 at the Compton Potters’ Arts Guild (PAG) in Surrey, established by Mary Seton Watts (1849–1938). The lecture...

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Document Representing Equality: A Comparative Study Of How The New Hospital For Women And Punch Cartoon, ‘Our Pretty Doctor’ Depicted The Acceptance Of The First Female Doctors In Britain, Alexander Goldsmith

‘Our Pretty Doctor’ appeared in Punch on August 1870, following Elizabeth Garrett Anderson’s appointment as a visiting physician to the East...

Social history, History of Medicine, History, cartoons view
Document The English electoral hustings as depicted by William Hogarth and Anthony Trollope, David Potter

This essay discusses aspects of ‘Old Corruption’ in the English electoral process of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, through a comparison...

History 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
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