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Between Worlds: Voyagers to Britain 1700-1850 - HACKFORTH-Jones, J./  BINDMAN, D./ PRATT, St. /RAY, R. & ESHUN, E.
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2007, ISBN: 9781855143791

[ED: Paperback], [PU: National Portrait Gallery, London], This book explores the collective impressions and impact of e.g., Sara Baartman, the "Four Indian" Kings of Canada, Mai, Raja Rammohun Roy, William Ansah Sesssarakoo and Phillis Wheatley, visitors for the first time. In Addition to ist art-historical importance, this timely account will fascinate literary, geography and history enthusiasts alike. Fully illustrated, artprints from the National Portrait Gallery. From the seventeenth century, largely as a result of British colonial expansion, non-European visitors to England caused widespread frissons of excitement, interest and curiosity in social circles across the capital. This book examines the complexities and ambiguities of encounters between these visitors and their British contemporaries over 150 years. These visitors from former British colonies, including North America, the South Pacific, India and Africa their reasons for coming and their reception in Britain were as diverse as their backgrounds. Their stories, their impressions and the impact they had on British society are examined here for the first time. The book brings to life the fascinating accounts of a small but diverse group of fourteen individuals, including the 'Four Indian Kings' from Canada and Mai from the South Pacific, Raja Rammonhun Roy from India and Sara Baartman 'The Hottentot Venus' from Africa. In addition to its art-historical import, this timely account is of real contemporary cultural resonance. Published to accompany an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London from 8 March to 15 June 2007., [SC: 2.00], wie neu, privates Angebot, [GW: 520g], [PU: London]

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Between Worlds: Voyagers to Britain, 1700-1850 - Hackforth-Jones, Jocelyn
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Between Worlds: Voyagers to Britain, 1700-1850 - Paperback

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London: National Portrait Gallery, 2007. Softcover. VG (Few marks from previous art-library owner.). Red & color illus. wraps, French flaps, 120 pp., many color illus. Issued in conjunction with a 2007 exhibition. "From the seventeenth century, largely as a result of colonial expansion, non-Euiropean visitors to Britain excited widespread interest and curiosity. [This book] tells the stories of these men and women, the powerful circumstances surrounding their journeys, their encounters with the British and the portraits that represent them. ... In addition to its art-historical importance, this timely account will fascinate literary, geogrphy and history enthusiasts alike." (back cover)., National Portrait Gallery, 2007

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[EAN: 9781855143791], [PU: National Portrait Gallery, London], ; EUROPEAN HISTORY, Red & color illus. wraps, French flaps, 120 pp., many color illus. Issued in conjunction with a 2007 exhibition. "From the seventeenth century, largely as a result of colonial expansion, non-Euiropean visitors to Britain excited widespread interest and curiosity. [This book] tells the stories of these men and women, the powerful circumstances surrounding their journeys, their encounters with the British and the portraits that represent them. . In addition to its art-historical importance, this timely account will fascinate literary, geogrphy and history enthusiasts alike." (back cover). VG (Few marks from previous art-library owner.)

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Between Worlds: Voyagers to Britain 1700-1850
Author:

Jocelyn Hackforth-Jones, David Bindman, Stephanie Pratt, Romita Ray, Ekow Eshun

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Between Worlds: Voyagers to Britain 1700-1850

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9781855143791

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781855143791
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1855143798
Paperback
Publishing year: 2007
Publisher: National Portrait Gallery, London

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ISBN/EAN: 9781855143791

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1-85514-379-8, 978-1-85514-379-1

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