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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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Abbasid

Robert Hillenbrand.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Religious Art; Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 1600 words.

[‛Abbasid]

Islamic dynasty that ruled from several capitals in Iraq between ad 749 and 1258. The Abbasids traced their descent from al-‛Abbas, the uncle of the Prophet Muhammad,...

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Abbey, John Roland

Jacqueline Colliss Harvey.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Book Arts and Illustration; 20th-Century Art. 224 words.

(b Brighton, Nov 23, 1894; d London, Dec 24, 1969).

English collector. Educated privately, he was commissioned to the Rifle Brigade in 1914. He was invalided home in November...

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Abdul-Medjid Effendi

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 290 words.

Turkish, 19th–20th century, male.

Born 29 May 1868, in Constantinople (now Istanbul); died 23 August 1944, in Paris.

Painter and collector. Portraits, genre scenes,...

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Abrams, Harry N(athan)

A. Deirdre Robson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Publishing; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 248 words.

(b London, Dec 8, 1904; d New York, Nov 25, 1979).

American publisher and collector. He trained at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League in New York before...

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Abstractions of Evidence in the Study of Manuscripts and Early Printed Books. By Joseph A. Dane.

Germaine Warkentin.

in The Library

December 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1405 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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Ackerman, Phyllis

Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art Education; History of Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; Islamic Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 369 words.

(b. Oakland, CA, 1893; d. Shiraz, Iran, 25 Jan. 1977).

American historian of Iranian art. While studying mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley, Ackerman met and...

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Ackermann, Rudolph

John Ford.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Publishing; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 527 words.

[Rudolf]

(b Stollberg, Saxony, April 20, 1764; d Finchley, London, March 30, 1834).

English publisher and patron of German birth. He trained as a carriage designer in...

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Acquaviva d’Aragona, Andrea Matteo III, Duca d’Atri

Giovanna Cassese.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Renaissance Art. 537 words.

(b Conversano, Puglia, Jan 1458; d Conversano, Jan 9, 1529).

Italian patron. He was the son of Giulio, Duca d’Atri (d 1481), and Caterina Orsini, Contessa di Conversano...

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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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The Acquisition of Books by Chetham's Library, 1655–1700. By Matthew Yeo.

Adam Mosley.

in The Library

June 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 992 words.

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Ad Fontes: A New Look at the Watermarks on Paper Copies of the Gutenberg Bible

Isabel Feder McCarthy.

in The Library

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 8525 words.

This article reassesses the foundations for the widely held view that the paper used to print surviving paper copies of the Gutenberg Bible came from Piedmont. Starting with a summary of...

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‘Ad utilità pubblica’: Politique des bibliothèques et pratiques du livre à Florence au XVIIIe siècle. By Emanuelle Chapron.

Anthony Hobson.

in The Library

March 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1837 words.

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Adams, Tate

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Architecture; Publishing; Book Arts and Illustration; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art. 331 words.

(b Holywood, County Down, Ireland, Jan 26, 1922).

Australian painter, printmaker, book designer, lecturer, collector, gallery director and publisher of limited edition artists’...

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Addis, Sir John M(ansfield)

Margaret Medley.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 380 words.

(b London, June 11, 1914; d Pembury, Kent, July 31, 1983).

English diplomat, collector and art historian. In 1947, as a member of the British Diplomatic Service, he was posted...

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An Additional Incunabulum in Westminster Abbey Library

Christopher D. Cook and Mirjam M. Foot.

in The Library

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 531 words.

This note adds one addendum to the authors' recently printed catalogue Incunabula in the Westminster Abbey and Westminster School Libraries (2013).

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