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Post Archives for March 2013

Men's Regency Inspiration

1 Mar 2013
Lord Granville Leveson-Gower, later 1st Earl Granville I've been a bag blogger, I know! It's just that, well you know how... »

Vacans

1 Mar 2013
From the Vatican.va website. This is an image of the Umbraculum, which means exactly what you think it means; the Italian... »
From: Siris

University of Verona, International Summer School in Anglo-Italian Studies

1 Mar 2013
International Summer School in Anglo-Italian Studies University of VeronaJuly 2013: second and third week Organizer: Prof.... »

Longhunter's Blog.

1 Mar 2013
I just visited Longhunter's blog and he has this great image posted there. He and his mate are right into 18th century living... »

How To Use An Axe.

1 Mar 2013
http://www.ausbushcraft.com/2013/02/mors-kochanski.html »

Remembering Professor Marvin Spevack

1 Mar 2013
A few days ago the death of the veteran Shakespeare academic Marvin Spevack was announced. For me his name is always associated... »

NECLHG 1680-1760 is now International.

1 Mar 2013
Our Forum Address: http://eighteenthcenturylivinghistory.freeforums.org/ »

The Nelson-Atkins Names Antonia Boström as Curatorial Director

1 Mar 2013
Press release (27 February 2013) from the museum: Following an international search, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in... »
From: Enfilade

New Book | Architecture & Tradition Académique au Temps des Lumières

1 Mar 2013
Basile Baudez, Architecture & tradition académique au temps des Lumières (Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2013),... »
From: Enfilade

Eau de Cologne, a fragrance from the 18th Century.

1 Mar 2013
In 1708 an Italian living in Cologne sat at his kitchen table mixing up a few drops of citrus oil – from lemons, tangerines,... »

Colloquia: Ephemerality and Durability in Early Modern Visual and Material Culture

1 Mar 2013
University of Cambridge 24-25 May 2013; Huntington Library, San Marino, California 27-28 September 2013 Call for graduate... »

Louis Marder Shakespeare Centre Scholarship

1 Mar 2013
Professor Louis MarderAre you studying Shakespeare at college, university, or for leisure? Are you going to be using the... »

St. David’s Day. Or, ‘every one a Leek upon his Head’.

1 Mar 2013
Happy Saint David’s Day! If you’re Welsh (or if you habitually bedeck yourself with alliums), you’ll be... »

Filelfo: Epistolae (Paris 1494)

1 Mar 2013
Philelphus, Franciscus:   Epistolae <Paris> <1494>   BSB-Ink P-434     GW M32983  ... »
From: W4RF

Nicolaus de Lyra: Postilla (lower German, 1494)

1 Mar 2013
I didn't know that such a thing exists: Nicolaus de Lyra & al.: De Biblie mit vlitigher achtinghe: recht na deme latine... »
From: W4RF

Colloque : Pierre le Grand et l’Europe intellectuelle

1 Mar 2013
En cette année 2013 la Russie célèbre le 400e anniversaire de la Maison Romanov, la dynastie princière et... »

Poetry of Attention in the Eighteenth Century

1 Mar 2013
Poetry of Attention in the Eighteenth Century by Margaret Koehler (Palgrave 2012) I would like to speak enthusiastically... »

Les notes de recherche: On pet peeves

1 Mar 2013
Les notes de recherche: On pet peeves: forschungsnotizen: As my ‘elevator pitch’ for my academic interests have evolved... »

Lent XV

1 Mar 2013
Fasting is as old as mankind itself. It was given as a law in paradise. The first commandment Adam received was: "From the... »
From: Siris

Richard Palmes’s Last Word

1 Mar 2013
As Neil L. York quotes in The Boston Massacre: A History with Documents, Richard Palmes published his own version of his... »
From: Boston 1775

The Week in Early American History

1 Mar 2013
We begin this week with the launch of University College London’s new research database on the legacy of British slaveholding.... »
From: The Junto

Pope Benedict XVI Resigns

1 Mar 2013
Pope Benedict XVI officially resigned yesterday, becoming the first pope to resign since 1415. Benedict addressed the cardinals... »

Minette is finished!

1 Mar 2013
Henrietta Anne, Duchesse d’Orleans, Lely, 1662. Photo: National Portrait Gallery, London. I’ve been a bit quiet... »

Network Inference, Visualization, and the Generative Difficulties of "Knew": The Case of James Harrington (1611-1677)

1 Mar 2013
While graphs like the one immediately below focusing on James Harrington (1611-1677) help make early modern social networks... »

Beards, razors, and the history of shaving – BBC Radio interview from 2011

1 Mar 2013
Over the past year, I’ve noticed that many of the hits on my site have been related to my work on razors and shaving.... »

Living it up in Early Modern London

1 Mar 2013
©National Trust Images/Andreas von Einsiedel One of sessions in the upcoming conference ‘Materialities of Urban Life... »

Charles II as a boy

1 Mar 2013
This painting is attributed to Dobson and shows the young prince, younger than he was when painted by William Dobson for... »

Brief period of open access noted at JSTOR

1 Mar 2013
A curious occurrence was noted on the web's repository of academic journals, JSTOR. For a short period of time, open... »

The “New” Woman in Johnson and Rowlandson’s Capitivity Narratives

1 Mar 2013
The captivity narratives of Susannah Johnson’s The Captive American, or A Narrative of the Suffering of Mrs. Johnson... »

Graphs you haven't seen yet: Martin Luther in print, 1516-1534

1 Mar 2013
How much of German printing was devoted to the writings of Martin Luther during the early Reformation period? By some estimates,... »

Review in the JEMH 16/4-5, 2012

1 Mar 2013
Erik Lars Myrup reviews A.R. Disney, The Portuguese in India and Other Studies, 1500-1700 (Ashgate, 2009). »

Writing about life on the lam in the 1660s... An Interview with Deborah Swift, author of The Gilded Lily

1 Mar 2013
www.deborahswift.co.uk A few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to win a free copy of Deborah Swift's atmospheric The Gilded... »

Utopian Fantasy: Imagining the Form of an Online Scholarly Journal

1 Mar 2013
As I have only been starting to blog in earnest for a few months, my experience doing so has given me occasion to reflect... »

A manuscript misattribution?

1 Mar 2013
This post was originally going to be titled “Murder in the Archives” and was going to be about an account in... »

Bright Yellow Regency Gowns

1 Mar 2013
...because there's never enough yellow in my life! I have to admit that Regency isn't my period, so when it came time to... »

Savages, Savages — Barely Even Human!

1 Mar 2013
Susannah Johnson’s Captivity Narrative entitled “The Captive American, or a Narrative of the Suffering of Mrs. Johnson... »

Aegidius

1 Mar 2013
Capitulum Octavum Decimumhttp://scion-of-lykaios.blogspot.com/2013/03/capitulum-octavum-decimum.htmlCapitulum Nonum Decimumhttp://scion-of-lykaios.blogspot.com/2013/03/capitulum-nonum-decimum.htmlCapitulum... »
From: Siris

Conference: Renaissance Encounters: A Symposium in Honour of Professor Deborah Howard

1 Mar 2013
Information on the conference entitled “Renaissance Encounters:  A Symposium in Honour of Professor Deborah Howard”... »

Thursday 1 March 1659/60

1 Mar 2013
In the morning went to my Lord’s lodgings, thinking to have spoke with Mr. Sheply, having not been to visit him since... »

Wednesday 29 February 1659/60

1 Mar 2013
To my office, and drank at Will’s with Mr. Moore, who told me how my Lord is chosen General at Sea by the Council,... »

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Custom/Practice) @ Nottingham Playhouse

1 Mar 2013
Rae McKen’s new production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream opened with a framing device that left no doubt as to the production’s... »

18th century blog round-up resumes: march edition

1 Mar 2013
I haven’t done one of these round-up posts for a while, but it seems as if some interesting new blogs have been coming... »

Lamb Barry

1 Mar 2013
Lamb(e) Barry (1704-1768) subscribed to Kirby’s Historical Account. A wealthy landowner from Syleham, on the Norfolk-Suffolk... »

Music on My Mind

2 Mar 2013
Leonard Cohen, "The Future" »
From: Siris

William III’s Toilet

2 Mar 2013
When you’ve gotta go, you’ve gotta go, even if you’re a Stuart king in the late 17th Century… Lovely,... »

Tempest by Synetic

2 Mar 2013
Without doubt, it was the wettest shipwreck scene I’ve ever seen, among many years of seeing productions of The Tempest.... »
From: The Bookfish

On Hart's Kantian (?) Argument

2 Mar 2013
There has been some discussion of Hart's recent salvo against natural law theory. I was going to say something about it,... »
From: Siris

Securing A Line to an 18th century Fish Hook.

2 Mar 2013
There are a couple of different ways to attach a line to a snelled hook. This is one way.I will make my own in picture and... »

Exhibition | Plain or Fancy?

2 Mar 2013
Press release (25 February 2013) from The Met: Plain or Fancy? Restraint and Exuberance in the Decorative Arts The Metropolitan... »
From: Enfilade
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