Sir William Hamilton
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The partnership of Josiah Wedgwood I (1730-95) and Thomas Bentley (1730-80) was heavily influenced by Hamilton's collections of vases, and they...
|Sir William Hamilton, Wedgwood, Bentley, Jasperware, Portraiture||view|
The jasperware vase with applied reliefs (1786), impressed WEDGWOOD, known as the 'Pegasus Vase', takes its name from the winged horse which is...
|Apotheosis of Homer, Pegasus, vases, Sir William Hamilton, Wedgwood, Collectors, Jasperware, Attic Red Figure, 18th century, Enlightenment||view|
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These images are of the upper zone of the Meidias vase in the British Museum. The mythical event illustrated is the abduction of the daughters of...
|Meidias, Attic Red Figure, vases, Sir William Hamilton, Wedgwood, Collectors, Leukippidai, Kastor and Polydeukes, 18th century, Greek art||view|
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The Portland Vase is a cameo glass vessel which was probably made in Rome circa 15 BCE - 25 CE. It is unquestionably one of the finest surviving...
|Portland Vase, Cameo, Roman art, Octavian, Cleopatra, Mark Antony, Theseus, Sir William Hamilton, Wedgwood, 18th century, Collectors, vases, Ancient rome, Roman empire, Jasperware||view|
Baron d'Hancarville's AEGR, published between 1767 and 1776, is rightly acclaimed for containing some of the most beautifil ilustrations...
|Sir William Hamilton, Wedgwood, vases, Collectors, 18th century, Enlightenment, George III, Baron d'Hancarville||view|
|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|
|FROM SIR WILLIAM HAMILTON'S COLLECTION||
This link takes you to an image of Gillray's caricature 'From Sir William Hamilton's Collection', along with links to other Hamilton-related...
|vases, Sir William Hamilton, Nelson, Emma Hamilton, James Gillray, caricature||view|
|THE CULTURAL BIOGRAPHY OF SIR WILLIAM HAMILTON'S VASES||
This link takes you to an abstract of a doctoral thesis on 'The Cultural Biography of Sir William Hamilton’s Vases'. It will be available after...
|Sir William Hamilton, vases, Collectors, Collections||view|
|EMMA HAMILTON IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY, LONDON||
This link takes you to images of works depicting Emma Hamilton in the National Portrait Gallery, London.
|Emma Hamilton, Sir William Hamilton, James Gillray, George Romney, Joshua Reynolds||view|
|THE PORTLAND VASE, HAMILTON, WEDGWOOD AND THE DARWINS||
This link takes you to an article entitled 'The Portland Vase: Sir William Hamilton, Josiah Wedgwood and the Darwins' by Milo Keynes in ...
|Sir William Hamilton, Portland Vase, Wedgwood, Darwin, Erasmus Darwin, vases, 18th century, Collectors||view|