Material cultures, 1740-1920 : the meanings and pleasures of collecting / edited by John Potvin and Alla Myzelev.
Farnham, England ; Ashgate, c2009.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2009.
xiii, 234 p. : ill., plans ; 25 cm.
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Table of contents only
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: the material of visual cultures / John Potvin and Alla Myzelev -- Porcelain bodies: acquisitiveness, gender, and taste in eighteenth-century England / Stacey Sloboda -- Home crafted objects as culture and comfort / Clive Edwards -- Spatializing the private collection: John Fiott Lee and Hartwell House / Anastasia Filippoupoliti -- 'Everyone to his taste' or 'truth to material': the role of materials in collections of applied art / Nadine Rottau -- Collecting/painting harem/clothing / Joan DelPlato -- 'Chinamania': collecting Old Blue for the House Beautiful, c. 1860-1900 / Anne Anderson -- From specimen to scrap: Japanese textiles in the British Victorian interior, 1875-1900 -- Elizabeth Kramer -- Indian crafts and imperial policy: hybridity, purification, and imperial subjectivities / Julie F. Codell -- Collecting peasant Europe: peasant utilitarian objects as museum artifacts / Alla Myzelev -- Collecting intimacy one object at a time: material culture, perception, and the spaces of aesthetic companionship / John Potvin -- Collecting the sublime and the beautiful: from Romanticism to revolution in Celtic Revival jewelry / Joseph McBrinn.
Decorative arts -- Collectors and collecting -- Great Britain. | Handicraft -- Collectors and collecting -- Great Britain.