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Peltz, Lucy, author.

Facing the text : extra-illustration, print culture, and society in Britain, 1769-1840 / Lucy Peltz.

San Marino, California : Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, [2017]
Physical Description:
xi, 407 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 x 29 cm
Reference Library
Z1023 .P45 2017 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 388-398) and index.
Subject Terms:
Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl of, 1609-1674. History of the Rebellion and civil wars in England begun in the year 1641 -- Illustrations.
Collectors and collecting -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Collectors and collecting -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Granger, James, 1723-1776. Biographical history of England -- Illustrations.
Illustrated books -- Extra-illustrated.
Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798 -- Illustrations.
Portrait prints -- Private collections -- England.
Prints -- Private collections -- England.
Sutherland, Alexander Hendras -- Art collections.
Sutherland, Charlotte Hussey -- Art collections.

  • The long and short history of extra-illustration : an introduction
  • Part I. Getting your heads in order : engraved portrait collecting and the origins of extra-illustration
  • 'Of collectors of English portrait prints'
  • Genteel authorship, the community of the antiquarian text and the invention of extra-illustration
  • Portraiture, order and meaning
  • John, Lord Mountstuart and the ends of the Bull Granger
  • Part II. From domestic retirement to a commercial marketplace : amateurs, antiquaries and entrepreneurs
  • Retirement, rural quiet, friendship, books : amateurism and its trophies
  • Charting the craze : Anthony Storer and Richard Bull
  • The Strawberry Hill Press and the rituals of bibliographic exchange
  • Antiquarian topography or armchair tourism : Thomas Pennant's 'Labors'
  • Popularizing Pennant's London : how the art world sold extra-illustration
  • Part III. The Sutherland Clarendon : gender, the print market and national heritage
  • Buried under its own grandeur : understanding the Sutherland Clarendon
  • The cut and thrust of the print market in the early nineteenth century
  • Women, widowhood and collecting : Charlotte Sutherland's inheritance
  • Monumentalizing the Sutherland Clarendon : between rhetoric and content, 1820-1839
  • The female connoisseur and the private catalogue
  • A 'national work' completed : the Sutherland Clarendon and cultural heritage.