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Creator:
MacLeod, Anne, 1951-
Title(s):

From an antique land : visual representations of the Highlands and islands, 1700-1880 / Anne MacLeod.

Published/Created:
Edinburgh : John Donald, 2012.
Physical Description:
xx, 233 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
N6766 M335 2012 (LC)
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Classification:
Books
Subject Terms:
Highlands (Scotland) -- History -- 18th century.
Highlands (Scotland) -- History -- 19th century.
Highlands (Scotland) -- In art.
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  • 'A task altogether impracticable': facing the classical ideal
  • 'Plain middle class men': towards a new art market
  • 'Rude stones': prehistoric and medieval antiquities
  • 'The graceful garb': depictions of highland dress
  • 'Curiosity and barbarism': the highlander at work
  • 'The pastimes of a mountain race': domestic life and leisure
  • 'So torn and convulsed': confronting the highland landscape
  • 'A wonderful orderliness': time and the imagination
  • Conclusion.