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ART FOR THE PEOPLE: CULTURE IN THE SLUMS OF LATE VICTORIAN BRITAIN. Ed. by Giles Waterfield. Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, 1994. 104 pp. with 81 ills. 24 x 22 cm. LC 95-148367 ISBN 1898519021 In English.
Accompanying an exhibition of works by Ruskin, Leighton, Watts and other artists selected from the collections of the South London Art Gallery, the Whitechapel Art Gallery and other museums established in Victorian England specifically to benefit the urban poor, this catalogue features three essays discussing the activities and objectives of individual reformers, artists and philanthropists in creating neighborhood museums as well as an analysis of the social and political significance of sentimentality in 19th-century British genre painting.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — 1800-1900 — Painting
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 056060
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