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Art in Belfast 1760-1880

Art Lovers or Philistines?

Art in Belfast 1760-1880( )
Author: Black, Eileen
Foreword by: Laffan, William
ISBN:978-0-7165-3361-0
Publication Date:Apr 2006
Publisher:Irish Academic Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $85.00
Book Description:

This richly illustrated book tells the story of art in Belfast from its early beginnings in the mid-eighteenth century to the opening in 1888 of the town's first rate-supported art gallery, a suite of rooms in the Free Public Library in Royal Avenue (known today as the Central Reference Library). Primary sources are used, charting the growth of the city into a lively centre for the trading of art. Despite the lack of financial support for local artistic ventures, Belfast maintained a...
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Book Details
Pages:274
Detailed Subjects: Art / European
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.5 x 9.5 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:2.53 Pounds



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