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The Resource The first Bohemians : life and art in London's golden age, Vic Gatrell

The first Bohemians : life and art in London's golden age, Vic Gatrell

Label
The first Bohemians : life and art in London's golden age
Title
The first Bohemians
Title remainder
life and art in London's golden age
Statement of responsibility
Vic Gatrell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the teeming, disordered, and sexually charged square half-mile centred on London's Covent Garden something extraordinary evolved in the 18th century. It was the world's first creative 'Bohemia'. The nation's most significant artists, actors, poets, novelists, and dramatists lived here. Vic Gatrell recreates this time and place by drawing on a vast range of sources, showing the deepening fascination with 'real life' that resulted in the work of artists like Hogarth, Blake, and Rowlandson, or in great literary works like The Beggar's Opera and Moll Flanders
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gatrell, Vic
Dewey number
  • 942.1'07
  • 942.107
  • 942.107
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • London (England)
  • Art, British
  • London (England)
  • History
Label
The first Bohemians : life and art in London's golden age, Vic Gatrell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781846146770
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 484 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781846146770
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white)
Label
The first Bohemians : life and art in London's golden age, Vic Gatrell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781846146770
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 484 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781846146770
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white)

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      51.4974749 -0.130671
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