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

  • Colville, Quintin
Date
2016
  • Books

About this work

Also known as

Emma Hamilton : seduction and celebrity

Publication/Creation

New York, New York : Thames & Hudson ; Greenwich, London : Royal Museums Greenwich, 2016.

Physical description

280 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 28 cm

Notes

Published to accompany an exhibition held at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, November 3, 2016 - April 17, 2017.

Bibliographic information

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.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    History of Medicine BZP (Hamilton)

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780500252208
  • 0500252203