List of illustrations

  • An Overshot Mill in Devon
  • The Ploughed Field
  • Stour Valley and Dedham Church
  • Kensington Gravel Pits
  • Hereford, Dyndor, and Malvern Hills, from the Haywood Lodge, Harvest Scene, Afternoon
  • Battle Abbey, the Spot where Harold Fell; from Views in Sussex
  • A Country Girl being Robbed by Two Boys
  • The Reluctant Departure
  • Pier at Margate; from R. Ayton, "A Voyage Round Great Britain in 1813," vol. VII, 1824
  • Hastings from near the White Rock; from R. Ayton, "A Voyage Round Great Britain in 1813," vol. VII, 1824
  • Brighthelmston, Sussex; from W. B. Cooke, "Picturesque Views on the Southern Coast," 1814–26
  • The Beach at Brighton, Sussex; from W. B. Cooke, "Picturesque Views on the Southern Coast," 1814–26
  • Margate, Kent; from W. B. Cooke, "Picturesque Views on the Southern Coast," 1814–26
  • Marine Parade Brighton
  • Brighton from the Chain Pier
  • Hastings from the Sea
  • Margate
  • Little Hampton Pier
  • The Fish Market on the Beach, Hastings
  • Plan of the Town and Port of Hastings; from W. G. Moss, "History and Antiquities of…Hastings," 1824
  • Fleet Sailing up Channel off Hastings
  • Hastings: Boats Making the Shore in a Breeze
  • A Gale of Wind
  • The Beach, Hastings, Sussex
  • Shrimp Boys at Cromer
  • The Prawn Catchers
  • Yarmouth Jetty
  • The Beach at Brighton, the Chain Pier in the Distance
  • View of Brighton with Chain Pier
  • Chain Pier from the Sands at Low Water; from E. W. Brayley, "Topographical Sketches of Brighthelmston," 1824
  • Prawn Boats &c. Brighton Beach; from E. W. Cooke, "Twelve Plates of Coast Sketches," 1830
  • Plan of Brighton and Kemp-Town
  • Brighton; from W. B. Cooke, "Picturesque Views on the Southern Coast," 1814–26
  • Brighton from the Sea
  • Great Yarmouth from the Ordnance Survey
  • A North West View of the Jetty at Yarmouth
  • Yarmouth Jetty and Roads; from J. Preston, "The Picture of Yarmouth," 1819
  • Yarmouth Jetty; from J. Lambert, "Graphic Illustrations of Great Yarmouth," 1822
  • Yarmouth Norfolk
  • Yarmouth Beach
  • Yarmouth Jetty
  • Yarmouth Jetty
  • Yarmouth Beach, from the Pier
  • The Fish Auction, Yarmouth
  • Dutch Fair on Yarmouth Beach
  • View of Yarmouth Quay
  • View of Yarmouth
  • Langley Ware; from W. Combe, "Boydell's History of the River Thames," 1794
  • Cliefden; from W. Combe, "Boydell's History of the River Thames," 1794
  • View of Walton Bridge from Oatlands; from W. Combe, "Boydell's History of the River Thames," 1794
  • View of the Doward Rocks; from F. Jukes, "Views of the River Wye," 1797–1802
  • Aber-Dulas Mill; from J. Wood, "The Principal Rivers of Wales Illustrated," 1813
  • Cyfarthfa Iron Works
  • Walton Bridge; from W. B. Cooke, "The Thames," 1811
  • Shipmeadow Lock, A Paper Mill; from W. B. Cooke, "The Thames," 1811
  • London & Blackfriars Bridge from Hungerford; from W. B. Cooke, "The Thames," 1811
  • Richmond
  • Wallingford Castle taken in 1810 while the Bridge was Repairing; from R. Havell, "A Series of Picturesque Views of the River Thames," 1812
  • An Island on the Thames near Park Place, Oxfordshire; from R. Havell, "A Series of Picturesque Views of the River Thames," 1812
  • Cliefden Spring and Woods, near Maidenhead; from R. Havell, "A Series of Picturesque Views of the River Thames," 1812
  • Windsor Castle; from R. Havell, "A Series of Picturesque Views of the River Thames," 1812
  • Windsor Castle from the Thames
  • The Neighbourhood of Windsor; from J. Hakewill, "The History of Windsor and its Neighbourhood," 1813
  • Walton Bridges
  • Walton Bridges
  • Dorchester Mead
  • Abingdon Bridge and Church
  • Ploughing up Turnips, near Slough
  • Cliveden on Thames
  • Union of the Thames and the Isis
  • Junction of the Thames & Isis; from W. B. Cooke, "The Thames," 1811
  • Grand Junction Canal at Southall Mill
  • The Thames near Windsor
  • The Thames at Eton
  • Windsor Castle
  • Richmond Hill and the Bridge
  • Richmond, from Twickenham Park
  • View of the Pope's Villa at Twickenham during its Dilapidation
  • London
  • London from Greenwich Hill
  • The Confluence of the Thames and the Medway
  • England: Richmond Hill on the Prince Regent's Birthday
  • Dedham Lock and Mill
  • Junction of the Thames Canal near Lechdale; from W. Combe, "Boydell's History of the River Thames," 1794
  • The Wier, from Marlow Bridge; from R. Havell, "A Series of Picturesque Views of the River Thames," 1812
  • Scene on a Navigable River, (Flatford Mill)
  • A Water-Mill
  • Woody Landscape with Water-Mill
  • Road on a Dyke
  • The River Kennet, near Newbury
  • A View on the Stour, near Dedham
  • A Boat Passing a Lock
  • Landscape (The Leaping Horse)
  • Cottage and Figures
  • Near the Mall, Kensington Gravel Pits
  • View of St Martin's Gate, Norwich
  • View of Hereford; from F. Jukes, "Views of the River Wye," 1797–1802
  • New Mills—Men Wading
  • Back of the New Mills, Norwich
  • Norwich Market Place
  • Norwich; from Brayley & Britton's Beauties of England and Wales
  • The Wensum, Norwich
  • View from behind the New Mills, Norwich
  • Scene on the River at Norwich
  • Norwich River: Afternoon
  • Thorpe, Norwich
  • A View of Thorpe, with Steam Barge working up--Evening
  • Rainbow Effect on the River, King Street, Norwich
  • Houses and Wherries on the Wensum
  • View of the River near Cow's Tower
  • Boat-Builder's Yard, near the Cow's Tower
  • On the River Yare, Afternoon
  • View on the River Yare near Norwich
  • Trowse Meadows, near Orwich
  • Postwick Reach near Thorpe
  • Postwick Grove; from J. W. Robberds, "Scenery of the Rivers of Norfolk," 1834
  • Shipmeadow Lock on the Waveney; from J. W. Robberds, "Scenery of the Rivers of Norfolk," 1834
  • Harrison's Wharf, King Street, Norwich; from J. W. Robberds, "Scenery of the Rivers of Norfolk," 1834
  • Yarmouth Quay; from J. W. Robberds, "Scenery of the Rivers of Norfolk," 1834
  • Wroxham Regatta
  • Yarmouth Water Frolic
  • Thorpe Water Frolic--Afternoon
  • View of Dordrecht
  • Yarmouth Regatta; from J. W. Robberds, "Scenery of the Rivers of Norfolk," 1834
  • Distant View of Pevensey Bay, the Landing Place of King William the Conqueror
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~The aim of this chapter is to sketch the class formations of British society in the early nineteenth century, and to consider the place of artists within them. It offers a model of the relationship between class and political discourse on which the analysis of ideologies in the next three...
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~The eighteenth century saw the appearance of a new type of literature on the arts, which was known in Britain as philosophical criticism. Most earlier art writings were treatises on the individual arts ordered around rules and technical precepts. By contrast, the new...
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~If philosophical criticism defined the ideal type of the man of taste, the dominant ideal of the artist was set out in academic theory. But as is well known, within that theory the central model was the painter of historical subjects in the Grand Manner, and it gave landscape...
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The main record we have of contemporary responses to early nineteenth-century paintings, as of the experience of exhibitions...
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~This chapter is concerned with the problems of representing the modern as constituted in the development of the seaside resort. It looks at the complex relationships between visual forms, aesthetic discourses, and social interests as they bore on the ambitions of landscape painters and on...
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