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Producing the past : aspects of antiquarian culture and practice, 1700-1850 / edited by Martin Myrone and Lucy Peltz.

Aldershot, Hants, England ; Ashgate, c1999.
Brookfield, Vt : Ashgate, c1999.
Physical Description:
xxiii, 214 p. : ill., facsims. ; 25 cm.
Reference Library
AM7 P76 1999 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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LWL 63 999 P942: Dust jacket.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-207) and index.
Subject Terms:
Antiquarians -- Historiography.
Archaeology and history.
Historical museums -- History.
Historiography -- History.
Material culture.
Museum techniques -- Historiography.
Museums -- Historiography.
Myrone, Martin.
Peltz, Lucy.

  • Introduction : 'Mine are the subjects rejected by the historian' : antiquarianism, history and the making of modern culture / Lucy Peltz and Martin Myrone
  • Ceci n'est pas un monument : Vetusta monumenta and antiquarian aesthetics / Maria Grazia Lolla
  • Graphic antiquarianism in eighteenth-century Britain : the career and reputation of George Vertue (1684-1756) / Martin Myrone
  • British antiquity and antiquarian illustration / Sam Smiles
  • 'A small journey into the country' : William Stukeley and the formal landscapes of Stonehenge and Avebury / David Haycock
  • The true rust of the Barons' Wars : gardens, ruins and the national landscape / Stephen Bending
  • Caspar David Friedrich and national antiquarianism in Northern Germany / Johann J.K. Reusch
  • The extra-illustration of London : the gendered spaces and practices of antiquarianism in the late eighteenth century / Lucy Peltz
  • The desk : excavation site and repository of memories / Annegret Pelz ; translated and revised by Anne Puetz
  • Antiquarianism, connoisseurship and the Northern Renaissance print : new collecting cultures in the early nineteenth century / Heather MacLennan
  • Science and sensibility : architectural antiquarianism in the early nineteenth century / Alexandrina Buchanan
  • Story, history and the passionate collector / Susan A. Crane.