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Marshall, Nancy Rose

City of gold and mud : painting Victorian London / Nancy Rose Marshall.

Additional Title(s):

Painting Victorian London

New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, 2012.
Physical Description:
vii, 312 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Reference Library
ND1452.G75 M37 2012 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 284-295) and index.
Subject Terms:
Art and society -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Genre painting, Victorian -- Great Britain.
London (England) -- In art.
Manners and customs in art.
Social classes in art.

  • Introduction. City of gold and mud : painting Victorian London
  • Looking at London : the public sphere and the individual
  • "The whirl and rush of harmony" : representing the London crowd
  • Imperial illumination : William Holman Hunt's London Bridge and royal spectacle in the modern city
  • "More than an empty show"? : William Logsdail's Ninth of November and civic pageantry
  • "As black and sweep-like as I could desire" : dirt, blackness, and the representation of street types
  • "A defiant parade of rags" : images of working-class children
  • Horror embodied : Luke Fildes's Casual ward
  • "Latent Edens" : the urban pastoral
  • "A dim world, where monsters dwell" : the spatial time of the Sydenham Crystal Palace Dinosaur Park.