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

Publication Info. New Haven : Yale Center for British Art ; [2009]
New Haven : In association with Yale University Press, [2009]
copyright 2009


Location Call No. Status
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  745.5409 LAI    Check Shelf
Description xi, 283 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 30 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 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 and the court / Clarissa Campbell-Orr -- Mary Delany's embroidered court dress / Clare Browne -- Dressing for court : sartorial politics and fashion news in the age of Mary Delany / Hannah Greig -- The theory and practice of female accomplishment / Amanda Vickery -- Mrs. Delany's paintings and drawings : adorning Aspasia's closet / Kim Sloan -- Mary Delany : epistolary utterances, cabinet spaces, and natural history / Maria Zytaruk -- Mrs. Delany's circles of cutting and embroidering in home and garden / Mark Laird -- Mrs. Delany's natural history and 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 and her circle / Kohleen Reeder -- An intimate and intricate mosaic : Mary Delany and 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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