The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...
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Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction.
Thom, William (1798?–1848), poet and weaver, was born in Aberdeen, probably on 12 March 1798. He hardly knew his father, who may have been a merchant or an architect. Run over by a...