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‘A gatherer and disposer of other men's stuffe’

Clive Wainwright.

in Journal of the History of Collections

May 2002; p ublished online May 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 0 words.

Written in 1997, the author intended to revise this article before publication. He also hoped that its publication would bring to his attention papers relating to Marks's activities and...

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‘A maddening temptation’

Christina Rozeik.

in Journal of the History of Collections

November 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 6968 words.

The Ricketts and Shannon collection of Greek and Roman antiquities comprises nearly 190 objects, including vases, terracottas, small marble and bronze sculptures, and gems. The collection...

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‘A thing to be seen’

Philip McEvansoneya.

in Journal of the History of Collections

May 2009; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 9933 words.

A bundle of letters in the Print Room of the Ashmolean Museum details the assembly by the artist, George Sharp, on behalf of his friend and pupil, the diplomat John [later Sir John]...

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A. W. Franks, Nineteenth-century collecting and the British Museum

Timothy Wilson.

in Journal of the History of Collections

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 0 words.

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Academicians and academies in eighteenth-century Naples

Elvira Chiosi.

in Journal of the History of Collections

November 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 10924 words.

The academies make it possible to trace the transformations that took place in eighteenth-century Neapolitan society, and their history illuminates the role played by Freemasonry throughout...

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Acquired Tastes. 200 Years of Collecting for the Boston Athenaeum

Colin Harrison.

in Journal of the History of Collections

May 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 775 words.

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Adam, George

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Architecture; Art. 78 words.

Born Montrose, 26 Jan. 1957; s of late George Smith Adam and of Helen Adam (née Aitken)

Lord Provost and Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeen, since 2012

Brechin High...

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Adam, Gordon Johnston

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Architecture; Art. 185 words.

PhD

Born 28 March 1934; s of John Craig Adam and Deborah Armstrong Johnston; m 1973, Sarah Jane Seely; one s

Member (Lab) North East Region,...

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Adams, Ansel

William A. Turnage.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 3127 words.

Adams, Ansel (20 February 1902–22 April 1984), photographer and environmentalist, was born in San Francisco, California, the son of Charles Hitchcock Adams, a businessman, and Olive Bray....

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Adams, Marian Hooper

Eugenia Kaledin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Social and Cultural History. 1402 words.

Adams, Marian Hooper (13 September 1843–06 December 1885), Washington hostess, pioneer photographer, and the wife of Henry Adams, Washington hostess, pioneer photographer, and the wife of...

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