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Donald, Diana.

Picturing animals in Britain, 1750-1850 / by Diana Donald.

New Haven : Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2007.
Physical Description:
ix, 377 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Reference Library
N7660 D67 2007 (LC) Oversize
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Related Content:
Table of contents only
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-368) and index.
Subject Terms:
Animals -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Animals and civilization -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Animals and civilization -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Animals in art.
Art, British -- 18th century.
Art, British -- 19th century.

  • 'Contemplations on the world of life' : natural science and the representation of animals in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
  • 'The psychology of beasthood' : from anthropocentrism to anthropomorphism
  • Animals 'wild' and 'tame' : the imperium of civilised man
  • The imagery of the hunt : a study in ambiguity.