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Enchanted Lives, Enchanted Objects

American Women Collectors and the Making of Culture, 1800-1940

Enchanted Lives, Enchanted Objects( )
Author: MacLeod, Dianne Sachko
Macleod, Dianne Sachko
Other Primary Creator: MacLeod, Dianne Sachko
Macleod, Dianne Sachko
ISBN:978-0-520-23729-2
Publication Date:Sep 2008
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $167.00
Book Description:

This insightful and beautifully illustrated book offers the first feminist analysis of the phenomenon of women art collectors in America. Dianne Sachko Macleod brings a surprising paradox to light, showing that collecting, which provided wealthy women with a private sense of solace, also liberated them to venture into the public sphere and make a lasting contribution to the emerging American culture. Beginning in the antebellum period, continuing through the Gilded Age, and...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Antiques & Collectibles / Art
History / Women
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):18 x 26 x 2.483 cm
Book Weight:1.096 Kilograms



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