The Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition of 1857: Entrepreneurs, Connoisseurs and the Public

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An overdue study of a groundbreaking event, this is the first book-length examination of the Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition of 1857. Intended to rehabilitate Manchester's image at a heady time of economic prosperity, the Exhibition became a touchstone for aesthetic, social, and economic issues of the mid-nineteenth century. Reverberations of this moment can be followed to the present day in the discipline of art history and its practice in public museums of Europe and America. Highlighting the tension between art and ...

The Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition of 1857: Entrepreneurs, Connoisseurs and the Public 2017, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138272828

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The Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition of 1857: Entrepreneurs, Connoisseurs and the Public 2011, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781409418306

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