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Paris Exposition Universelle (1855)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...L’Exposition Universelle des produits de l’agriculture, de l’industrie et des Beaux-Arts (Universal Exhibition of the products of agriculture, industry, and the fine arts) took place in Paris from May 15 to November 15, 1855. The planning...

Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 (1850–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 is an educational trust that awards twenty-five postgraduate fellowships and scholarships annually for advance study and research in science, engineering, the built environment, and design...

Science, Industry, and Art

Design: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 1 : Design Reform, Modernism, and Modernization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Proposals for the development of a national taste in art at the closing of the London Industrial Exhibition (1852) I Scarcely four weeks have passed since the close of the Exhibition, some wares still...

Typography and Types

Peter Claver Fine

Peter Claver Fine is Assistant Professor of Art and Graphic Design at the University of Wyoming, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Design of Race : How Visual Culture Shapes America

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book Chapter

...Via typography (i.e., by definition, cast metal type), language, though constantly in flux, is made tangible and ubiquitous in its material state through the mass culture of print. We can see this quite distinctly in the racialized imagery...

Sketches from the Gendered Frontier: Colonial Women’s Images of Encounters with Aboriginal People in Australia, 1830s–1860s

British Women and Cultural Practices of Empire, 1770–1940

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...The frontier is the subject of a burgeoning literature in Australia, fuelled by a highly politicized debate from the early 2000s about the extent and causes of the violence between settlers and Aborigines. See Robert Manne (ed.), Whitewash:...

Modern Manufacture and Design

Design: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 1 : Design Reform, Modernism, and Modernization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...A lecture Delivered at Bradford, March, 1859. It is with a deep sense of necessity for your indulgence that I venture to address you to-night, or that I venture at any time to address...

London International Exhibition 1851

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Design, believed the protagonists of the industrial movement, played an instrumental role in the cultural and social acceptance of the products of the new mechanical industry by the Victorian society. Good design of industrial products...

A Lily of the Murray: Cultivating the Colonial Landscape through Album Assemblage

British Women and Cultural Practices of Empire, 1770–1940

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...A drawing from an album compiled in Adelaide between 1856 and 1865 by Eliza Younghusband, daughter of William Younghusband, the chief secretary of South Australia and a pastoralist and shipping merchant who pioneered the navigation...

Window Shopping: Commercial Inspiration for Fashion in the Museum

Julia Petrov

Julia Petrov is Curator of Western Canadian History at the Royal Alberta Museum, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion, History, Museums : Inventing the Display of Dress

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book Chapter

...This chapter investigates how the introduction of fashion into museums created new connections and tensions between these two worlds. It was because of its position between the disciplines of economy and history that historical fashion...
...What does it mean if one object is employed to describe another? What does it reveal about the perception of architecture if buildings are referred to as books, ships or stage sets, if they move, speak or hide? Starting from...