Mrs. Delany and her circle

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Yale Center for British Art, Sir John Soane"s Museum in association with Yale University Press , New Haven, London
Delany, -- Mrs. -- 1700-1788 -- Knowledge and learning, Delany, -- Mrs. -- 1700-1788 -- Friends and associates, Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 18th ce
Statementedited by Mark Laird and Alicia Weisberg-Roberts.
ContributionsLaird, Mark., Weisberg-Roberts, Alicia., Yale Center for British Art., Sir John Soane"s Museum., Fitzwilliam Museum.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNX547.6.D45 M77 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23554504M
ISBN 139780300142792
LC Control Number2009024157
OCLC/WorldCa317471755

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Delany's creative endeavors, reveals the complexity of her engagement with natural science, fashion, and design. Amanda Vickery is the author of Behind Closed Doors: At Home in Georgian England (Yale).

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Mention of luminaries of social, political, and artistic life enliven her correspondence. She was a friend of Handel and a correspondent of Swift. Mrs Delany is best remembered for her captivating paper collages of flowers, but her artistic flourishing came late in life.

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