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The Printed and the Built : Architecture, Print Culture and Public Debate in the Nineteenth Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...Renaissance books presented themselves visually and textually as buildings; writing was a process of laborious construction. Defending his extensive Latin quotations, Minister Richard Flecknoe proclaimed his right ‘as a builder … to provide...

The Body Of The City

Health And Architecture : The History Of Spaces Of Healing And Care In The Pre-Modern Era

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...At a busy corner of Campo de’ Fiori in Rome a marble inscription commemorates a project of street repairs ordered by Pope Sixtus IV (Francesco della Rovere, r. 1471–84) in 1483 (Figure 7.1). Sponsored by the maestri di strada, municipal...

Healing Of The Poor

Health And Architecture : The History Of Spaces Of Healing And Care In The Pre-Modern Era

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...The Hospital of Our Lady of Potterie in Bruges is home to a small manuscript known as the Miracle Book of Our Lady of Potterie.Musea Brugge, O. L. V. ter Potterie; inventory number 0.OTP0016.II, pen and ink, on paper, 21.7 × 14.2 cm...