Men at work : art and labour in Victorian Britain /

"Featuring extensive new research, Men at Work examines a broad spectrum of the visual culture of Victorian Britain and its empire, including prints, photographs, book illustrations, material objects, and exhibition and museum displays. Barringer arrives at a major reinterpretation of the art a...

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Main Author: Barringer, T. J.
Corporate Author: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art.
Format: Book
Published: New Haven ; London : Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, 2005.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: and aesthetic of labour
  • Art, religion, and labour
  • The harvest field in the Railway Age
  • Blacksmith and artist
  • Art and industry
  • Colonial gothic
  • Conclusion: aestheticism and labour.