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Title(s):

Figures of empire : slavery and portraiture in eighteenth-century Atlantic Britain / organized by the Yale Center for British Art and curated by Esther Chadwick and Meredith Gamer, PhD candidates in the History of Art at Yale University and Cyra Levenson, Associate Curator of Education at the Center.

Published/Created:
New Haven : Yale Center for British Art, 2014.
Physical Description:
45 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
V 2556
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Figures of empire: slavery and portraiture in eighteenth-century Atlantic Britain will be on view from October 2 to December 14, 2014"
"The art of portraiture was one key in which Britons negotiated their relationship to slavery...Figures of Empire traces these developments through works from the collections of the Yale Center for British Art and neighboring Yale institutions."--P.[5]
Subject Terms:
Blacks in art -- Exhibitions.
Portraits -- England -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.
Slavery in art -- Exhibitions.
Contributors:
Chadwick, Esther, curator.
Gamer, Meredith, curator.
Levenson, Cyra, curator.
Yale Center for British Art, host institution.
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