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Title Mrs. Delany & her circle / edited by Mark Laird & Alicia Weisberg-Roberts.

Imprint New Haven : Yale Center for British Art ; London : Sir John Soane's Museum ; New Haven : In association with Yale University Press, c2009.

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 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  745.54 MRS.    Check Shelf
Description xi, 283 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-266) and index.
Note Publication to accompany an exhibition organised by the Yale Center for British Art in association with Sir John Soane's Museum, London, which will be on view at the Yale Center for British Art, Sept. 24, 2009-Jan 3, 2010 and at Sir John Soane's Museum, Feb. 18-May 1, 2010.
Contents Mrs. Delany & the court / Clarissa Campbell-Orr -- Mary Delany's embroidered court dress / Clare Browne -- Dressing for court : sartorial politics & fashion news in the age of Mary Delany / Hannah Greig -- The theory & practice of female accomplishment / Amanda Vickery -- Mrs. Delany's paintings & drawings : adorning Aspasia's closet / Kim Sloan -- Mary Delany : epistolary utterances, cabinet spaces, & natural history / Maria Zytaruk -- Mrs. Delany's circles of cutting & embroidering in home & garden / Mark Laird -- Mrs. Delany's natural history & zoological activities : "a beautiful mixture of pretty objects" / Janice Neri -- Novelty in nomenclature : the botanical horizons of Mary Delany / John Edmondson -- A progress in plants : Mrs. Delany's botanical sources / Lisa Ford -- The "paper mosaick" practice of Mrs. Delany & her circle / Kohleen Reeder -- An intimate and intricate mosaic : Mary Delany & her use of paper / Peter Bower.
Subject Delany, Mrs. (Mary), 1700-1788 -- Knowledge and learning -- Exhibitions.
Delany, Mrs. (Mary), 1700-1788 -- Friends and associates -- Exhibitions.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Laird, Mark.
Weisberg-Roberts, Alicia.
Yale Center for British Art.
Sir John Soane's Museum.
Fitzwilliam Museum.
Added Title Mrs. Delany and her circle
ISBN 9780300142792 (alk. paper)
030014279X (alk. paper)
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