Coverart for item
The Resource A strange business : making art and money in nineteenth-century Britain, James Hamilton

A strange business : making art and money in nineteenth-century Britain, James Hamilton

Label
A strange business : making art and money in nineteenth-century Britain
Title
A strange business
Title remainder
making art and money in nineteenth-century Britain
Statement of responsibility
James Hamilton
Title variation
Art, culture, and commerce in nineteenth century London
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A vivid excursion into London's nineteenth century art world, evoking the famed personalities, social changes, and technological advances that sparked a revolution in art commerce
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10446363
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hamilton, James
Dewey number
941.081
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art and business
  • Arts
  • Arts
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
art, culture, and commerce in nineteenth century London
Label
A strange business : making art and money in nineteenth-century Britain, James Hamilton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-370) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Conditions of Success -- 2.Patron Old Style: `Business is often friendship's end' -- 3.Patron New Style: `The delicate lips of a horse' -- 4.Painter: `Painting is a strange business' -- 5.Sculptor: Creating intelligent life -- 6.Dealer: `I have picked up a few little things' -- 7.Colourman: `The dangerous symptoms he labours under' -- 8.Engraver: `Brother scrapers' -- 9.Publisher: `Six hundred and eighty-five ways to dress eggs' -- 10.Curator: `The awful care' -- 11.Spectator: `So useful it is to have money, heigh-ho' -- 12.A Gigantic Birdcage
Control code
000053769910
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 384 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781848879249
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)880245839
Label
A strange business : making art and money in nineteenth-century Britain, James Hamilton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-370) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Conditions of Success -- 2.Patron Old Style: `Business is often friendship's end' -- 3.Patron New Style: `The delicate lips of a horse' -- 4.Painter: `Painting is a strange business' -- 5.Sculptor: Creating intelligent life -- 6.Dealer: `I have picked up a few little things' -- 7.Colourman: `The dangerous symptoms he labours under' -- 8.Engraver: `Brother scrapers' -- 9.Publisher: `Six hundred and eighty-five ways to dress eggs' -- 10.Curator: `The awful care' -- 11.Spectator: `So useful it is to have money, heigh-ho' -- 12.A Gigantic Birdcage
Control code
000053769910
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 384 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781848879249
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)880245839

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
Processing Feedback ...