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LONDON: WORLD CITY, 1800-1840. Ed. by Celina Fox. Villa Hugel, Essen, 1992. Organized by Kulturstiftung Ruhr, Essen. Published by Museum of London in association with Yale University Press, New Haven. 624 pp. with 809 ills. (148 col.). 28 x 24 cm. LC 92-50447 ISBN 0300052847 In English.
An interdisciplinary study of a pivotal period in London's development as an international political, economic and cultural center, this scholarly catalogue provides thorough documentation of more than 700 works reflecting all aspects of early 19th-century life in the city, including topographical and historical prints, architectural drawings and models, furniture, porcelain, silver, scientific instruments and other diverse objects as well as paintings, sculptures and drawings by such artists as Turner, Constable, Landseer, Wilkie, Cotman, Lawrence, Blake and Flaxman. Detailed descriptions of the exhibited works augment fourteen essays discussing John Nash's urban-planning projects, the structure of the London art world, economic and social reforms, the market for domestic furnishings and other topics.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — 1800-1900 — Several Media
Plans: 01,06,07,15
Worldwide Number: 023721
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