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Emma Hamilton : seduction & celebrity / edited by Quintin Colville with Kate Williams.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York, New York : Thames & Hudson ; Greenwich, London : Royal Museums Greenwich, 2016.
Description:
280 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Notes:
Published to accompany an exhibition held at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, November 3, 2016 - April 17, 2017.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (page 275) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: re-imagining Emma Hamilton / Quintin Colville -- Early years: sexual exploitation and the lure of London / Vic Gatrell -- Romney's muse: a creative partnership in portraiture / Christine Riding -- A classical education: Naples and the heart of European culture / Jason M. Kelly -- International celebrity: an artist on her own terms? / Gillian Russell -- Emma and Nelson: icon and mistress of the nation's hero / Margarette Lincoln -- Decline and fall: social insecurity and financial ruin / Hannah Greig -- Epilogue: Emma Hamilton in fiction and film / Kate Williams.
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Emma Hamilton : seduction and celebrity
ISBN:
  • 9780500252208 ((hardback))
  • 0500252203 ((hardback))
LCCN:
2016931259
OCLC:
967339564
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