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Enlightenment

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...The Enlightenment was one of the most significant epochs of Western intellectual history and it continues to provide the essential philosophical foundations for much contemporary thought on society, science, religion, nature, and politics...

Hogarth, William

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

Book Chapter

...www.CartoonStock.com British painter, cartoonist, printmaker, satirist, social commentator and philanthropist. Originally trained as a silversmith, Hogarth studied painting under Sir John Thornhill and produced...

The Material Culture of Gout in Early America

Making Disability Modern : Design Histories

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book Chapter

...Applying the last coat of varnish onto the phaeton Pennsylvania Surveyor General John Lukens (1720–89) ordered in 1789, a worker at George Hunter’s internationally acclaimed coach-making shop in Philadelphia likely took pride in knowing his...

Régence

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Régence is the French style associated with the reign of the Regent, Philippe d’Orléans (r. 1715–23), following the death of Louis XIV and before Louis XV’s coming of age. The opulence and formality of the Louis XIV style were replaced...

Airship Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Aeronautic vehicles, sometimes called dirigibles, consist of lighter-than-air gas sealed in an inflated (non-rigid or rigid) structure (known as the envelope) to enable flight. The addition of power sources allows for propulsion in order...

Georgian

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Georgian refers to the styles fashionable during the reigns of the British monarchs George I (r. 1714–27), II (r. 1727–60), and III (r. 1760–1820). Some historians mark the end of the Georgian period with the Regency of the Prince of Wales...

Rococo

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Rococo is the term given to an eighteenth-century movement, recognizable for its decorative and playful approach. Although in many ways a continuation of the Baroque, it is normally treated as a stylistically distinct period, peaking...
...My thanks to Adam Budd and Freya Gowrley for their comments on an earlier draft and to Katrina O’Loughlin who very kindly allowed me to read her chapter on Schaw when it was at the proof stage. I am indebted to the Board of Directors...

Dufour et Cie

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Dufour et Cie is a French wallpaper company established by Joseph and Pierre Dufour in 1797 after the brothers founded a factory in Mâcon. In 1804, Dufour established the business as Joseph Dufour et Cie. That same year, the company...

Federal Style

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Federal is a style in architecture and the decorative arts popular in the United States shortly after the conclusion of the American Revolution until around 1820. Derived from the political use of the word, the style is essentially...