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Published: 26 May 2015

328 Pages | 33 black and white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199596461

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Greece and Rome at the Crystal Palace

Classical Sculpture and Modern Britain, 1854-1936

Kate Nichols

Classical Presences

  • Provides the first in-depth analysis of the Greek and Roman Courts at the Crystal Palace at Sydenham
  • Features an exploration of the wide-ranging social life of Greek and Roman sculpture in Victorian culture
  • Incorporates a large variety of archival material - including diaries, press cuttings, ephemera, photographs, and museum documents - to recreate the visitor experience at the Crystal Palace
  • Offers interdisciplinarity and breadth, spanning classical studies, history of art and design, history, and museum theory