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Author Marshall, Nancy Rose.
Title City of gold and mud : painting Victorian London / Nancy Rose Marshall.
Imprint New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, 2012.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  ND1452.G75 M37 2012    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  ND1452.G75 M37 2012    AVAILABLE  
Subject Genre painting, Victorian -- Great Britain.
Social classes in art.
Manners and customs in art.
Art and society -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
London (England) -- In art.
Add Title Painting Victorian London
Description vii, 312 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 250-395) and index.
Contents Introduction. City of gold and mud : painting Victorian London -- Looking at London : the public sphere and the individual -- "The whirl and rush of harmony" : representing the London crowd -- Imperial illumination : William Holman Hunt's London Bridge and royal spectacle in the modern city -- "More than an empty show"? : William Logsdail's Ninth of November and civic pageantry -- "As black and sweep-like as I could desire" : dirt, blackness, and the representation of street types -- "A defiant parade of rags" : images of working-class children -- Horror embodied : Luke Fildes's Casual ward -- "Latent Edens" : the urban pastoral -- "A dim world, where monsters dwell" : the spatial time of the Sydenham Crystal Palace Dinosaur Park.
Summary City of Gold and Mud raises questions about the Victorian metropole in terms of how these popular paintings of modern life portrayed national and imperial identities; relationships of race, class, and gender; and the values, desires, and fears of their makers and users. Nancy Rose Marshall draws on artists' writings, arts criticism, popular poetry, news reports, cartoons, tourist guides, religious tracts, and more to paint a vivid and multifaceted picture of London during this critical time in its economic and artistic development.
ISBN 9780300174465 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300174462 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 748812839