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‘I loathe the thought of suffrage sex wars being brought into it’: Institutional conservatism in early twentieth-century women’s art organizations

Zoë Thomas

Zoë Thomas is Lecturer in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the Wider World at the University of Birmingham, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Suffrage and the Arts : Visual Culture, Politics and Enterprise

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book Chapter

...In 1950, painter Margaret Geddes (1914–1998) wrote an article about the history of the Women’s International Art Club – of which she was the Chair – for the celebrated art journal The Studio. Although the Club had been founded in Paris...

English suffrage badges and the marketing of the campaign

Suffrage and the Arts : Visual Culture, Politics and Enterprise

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book Chapter

...The period in which suffrage badges, buttons and brooches achieved the height of popularity in the English campaign extended from approximately 1908 to 1914. For the most part, their manufacture was discontinued during the First World War...

A Continuous Landscape? Neighborhood Planning and the New “Local” in Postwar Bristol

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rebecca Preston

Rebecca Preston

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Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...In 1941, the author of Reconstruction and the Public House foresaw the importance of the postwar social landscape to the pub of the future. It will be, he said, “the surroundings which will determine the character of the public house...

Painting suffragettes: Portraits and the militant movement

Suffrage and the Arts : Visual Culture, Politics and Enterprise

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...In 2011, the National Portrait Gallery acquired a portrait of Christabel Pankhurst (1880–1958), one of the leaders of the Women’s Social and Political Union, painted by Ethel Wright (1866–1939) and completed in 1909 (Plate 12). It is a rare...

Projective Views

Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...The chapter “Light Events” examines relationships between interior and exterior space, positing that techniques found in artists’ film practice are particularly suitable for communicating the expressly temporal aspects of the constantly...

A Point of View: Christopher Hussey’s Sense of the Picturesque

Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...This chapter explores the work of Christopher Hussey, whose writing for the magazine Country Life from 1921, and as editor from 1933, provides a distinct viewpoint, that of a connoisseur and architectural historian rather than...