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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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...Abandoning the Cleopatra. Illustrated London News, 27 October 1877, Extra Supplement. © The British Library Board. All rights reserved. Reproduced with kind permission of The (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk).On a double-page spread from...

Hôtel Baronne Salomon de Rothschild 1872–1878: The Imprint of a Legacy

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...One might ask why the Hôtel Baronne Salomon de Rothschild had been chosen for the opening feature in the series “L’Habitation Moderne” for the magazine Revue des arts décoratifs (1891–1892). Indeed, this was a remarkable mansion, an hôtel...

Drawing Rooms: A Backward Glance—Fashioning an Individual Drawing Room

Domestic Interiors : Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...A lady has to spend her life in the drawing room.The drawing room symbolized the essence of home life in the middle-class Victorian house; a private-public space, connecting the daily life of the family with invited guests, it was a staged...

Halls and Corridors: Spaces Between and Beyond

Domestic Interiors : Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Halls and corridors are arguably some of the key spaces through which late Victorian models of domesticity gave way to early modernist revisions of domestic space, function and movement. This chapter considers the legacy of this Victorian...

The Opera and the Concert Hall

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...This double case study looks at two relatively modern buildings in major cities dedicated to music and musical theatre. It concentrates mainly on how they serve the public ritual of an evening’s entertainment, but also shows how...

Staging Domesticity in La Revue Illustrée’s Photo-Interviews: Belle Époque Celebrity Homes in the Periodical Press

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...René Baschet, director of the lavishly illustrated Revue Illustrée, announced in 1891 a photographic initiative allowing his magazine’s readers to stroll virtually through the residences of Belle Époque celebrities. Consisting of five...

Bedrooms: Corporeality and Subjectivity

Domestic Interiors : Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...The bedroom, do not forget, is above all the asylum of mysterious actions, of large and small secrets, and the refuge of memories. In the home, it is a veritable sanctuary, the fateful place where powerful and humble alike find themselves...

Performing Abroad: British Tourists in Italy and their Practices, 1840–1914

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...An earlier version of parts of this chapter appeared in Journeys: an International Journal of Travel and Travel Writing, 2000; vol. 1, issues 1/2.Allen wrote a series of historical guides to Europe's leading cultural centers in which...

Bathrooms: Plumbing the Canon—The Bathtub Nudes of Alfred Stevens, Edgar Degas and Pierre Bonnard Reconsidered

Georgina Downey

Georgina Downey is an independent scholar and Visiting Fellow in the graduate art history program at the University of Adelaide, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Domestic Interiors : Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...In the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century European painting eroticized images of female bath time are so pervasive that American art historian Linda Nochlin, in Bathers, Bodies, Beauty, is given pause, wondering, ‘Why...

Angels and Rebels: The Obsessions and Transgressions of the Modern Interior

Anca I. Lasc

Anca I. Lasc is Assistant Professor of history and theory of design at Pratt Institute, New York City, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The second half of the nineteenth century witnessed the proliferation of a variety of services that helped people consume for the home. French upholsterers, cabinet-makers, and architects offered interior decorating services and competed...