The Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century: Picture and Press

Hardcover | February 15, 2009

EditorLaurel Brake

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This volume tackles the subject of illustration, technically, metaphorically and historically in nineteenth-century periodicals, displaying the ubiquity of the visual in the press: the articles cover material illustration, graphics, and design and metaphorical use of images in the letterpress, offering specific examples and theoretical approaches.

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This volume tackles the subject of illustration, technically, metaphorically and historically in nineteenth-century periodicals, displaying the ubiquity of the visual in the press: the articles cover material illustration, graphics, and design and metaphorical use of images in the letterpress, offering specific examples and theoretical...

LAUREL BRAKE is a Senior Research Fellow at Birkbeck, University of London, UK. Her research interests are in print culture, gender, computing in the humanities, and Walter Pater. Publications include Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (www. ncse.ac.uk) with Jim Mussell, Suzanne Paylor, and Mark Turner (2008) and Print in Transition (...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.83 × 5.58 × 0.98 inPublished:February 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230217311

ISBN - 13:9780230217317

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Table of Contents

Contents
List of Illustrations
Notes on Contributors
Chronology
Introduction: Pictures and Press in the Nineteenth Century--L.Brake and M.Demoor
PART 1: 1800-1840 IMAGES IN DIVERSE TEXTUAL ENVIRONMENTS
The Illuminated Magazine and the Triumph of Wood Engraving--B.Maidment
Accurate dreams or illustrations of desire: Image and Text in the Gardeners Magazine (1826-44) edited by John Claudius Loudon--S.Dewis
Alaric 'Attila' Watts, the Frasers Portrait Gallery, and William Maginn--D.E.Latan, Jr.
'The original to the life': portraiture and the Northern Star--M.Chase
PART 2: MID-CENTURY GRAPHICS: FICTION, FASHION, LABOUR AND LAYOUT
Man and Dog: Man and Dog: Text and Illustration in Dickenss The Old Curiosity Shop--B.Gray
Elizabeth Gaskell: Journalism and Letters--J.Shattock
Among the Unknown Public: Household Words, All the Year Round and the mass-market weekly periodical in the mid-nineteenth century; L.Huett
Often Taken Where a Tract is Refused: T.B. Smithies, the British Workman, and the Popularisation of the Religious and Temperance Message--F.Murray
Seductive Visual Studies: Scientific Focus and Editorial Control in The Woman in White and All the Year Round--L.Garrison
Depicting Gentlemens Fashions in the Tailor and Cutter, 1866-1900--C.Kent
PART 3: THE 1890S: CHANGING FACES, CHANGING TECHNOLOGIES
Science and the Timeliness of Reproduced Photographs in the Late Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press--J.Mussell
Aestheticism on the Cheap: Decorative Art, Art Criticism, and Cheap Paper in the 1890s--L.Hughes
Putting Women in the Boat in The Idler (1892-1898) and TO-DAY (1893-1897)--A.Humpherys
Images of Englishness: The Daily Chronicle and 'Proposed Laureates' to Succeed Tennyson--E.H.Cohen
Index