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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...On 9 February 1877, a lithograph of the medieval wooden church of Borgund in Norway was issued with The Building News and Engineering Journal. The image was based on a sketch by the architect George Canning Richardson and was accompanied...

Silhouette

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Das fürchterliche Raubnest, oder die Ruine der Grossen Kaiserburg des Universalmonarchen, c. 1814, etching. © The Trustees of the British Museum.An anti-Napoleonic satire published in Germany around 1814 by the Nuremburg print publisher...

X-Screens: Röntgen Architecture

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...When Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen first published his very recent discovery of the X-ray in December of 1895 in an article entitled ‘On a New Kind of Rays, a Preliminary Communication’, he wrote about a new form of transparency in which ‘bodies...

Column

Anne Hultzsch

Anne Hultzsch is a postdoctoral research fellow at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design and a teaching fellow at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...‘How many Corinthian and Doric columns do you think there are in your banks, and post-offices, institutions and I know not what else’, architectural critic John Ruskin asked an Edinburgh audience, somewhat exasperatedly, in 1853. ‘One...

Sex

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...There is no more revealing case study of the intimate intertwining of building, public print culture and private sentiment than the Victorian honeymoon suite in America. Honeymoon suites – known as bridal chambers – first appeared...

Encyclopedia

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...In the most famous encyclopedia in the Western tradition, the Systematic Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts, and Crafts, or in the original, Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, better known as l’Encyclopédie...

Libel

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...According to one legal definition at the end of the eighteenth century, ‘A libel is a malicious defamation, expressed either in printing or writing, or by signs, pictures, &c. tending either to blacken the memory of one who is dead...

Introduction: A Storehouse of Ideas

Mari Hvattum

MARI HVATTUM is Professor of Architectural History and Theory at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anne Hultzsch

Anne Hultzsch is a postdoctoral research fellow at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design and a teaching fellow at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...The beautiful machinery of Mr. Applegath Applegath’s printing press in the Crystal Palace. Illustrated London News, 31 May 1851. Private collection. Issue number 489 of the Illustrated London News, published on Saturday 31 May 1851...

Handbook

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Almost without exception, the reviews of James Fergusson’s The Illustrated Handbook of Architecture (1855, reprinted in 1858) praised its cheapness and its handy size. ‘We have here, in two portable volumes, a truly rich manual...

Masthead

Anne Hultzsch

Anne Hultzsch is a postdoctoral research fellow at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design and a teaching fellow at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...The Illustrated London News, credited as the first illustrated newspaper, employed the same masthead with very little modification for the majority of its 160-year lifespan. From 1842 to 2003, its issues were headed by an, at least for its...