Conflicting Visions: War and Visual Culture in Britain and France, C. 1700-1830 / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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About the Author
Dr John Bonehill is Lecturer for the Department of History of Art at the University of Leicester, UK. Dr Geoff Quilley is Curator of Maritime Art at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, UK.
Table of Contents
Contents: Introduction, John Bonehill and Geoff Quilley; Gloire surrenders: Watteau's military paintings, Julie Ann Plax; Making national heroes? A survey of the social and political functions and meanings of major British funeral monuments to naval and military figures, 1730-70, Matthew Craske; Legitimating the British empire: the monuments to General Wolfe in Westminster Abbey, Joan Coutu; Our man in Havanna: representation and reputation in Lieutenant Philip Orsbridge's Britannia's Triumph (1765), Sarah Monks; Questions of loyalty: the representation of the British West Indian colonies during the American Revolutionary War, Geoff Quilley; Exhibiting war: John Singleton Copley's The Siege of Gibraltar and the staging of history, John Bonehill; The embodiment of strength: depicting a general as civil leader, Tony Halliday; 'Shocking sights of woe': Charles Bell and the Battle of Waterloo, Philip Shaw; The matérial of war: Waterloo and its culture, Susan Pearce; Index.