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The Ghost of Art

20/7/1850

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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Art; Design; Painting; Sculpture; Photography; Interior Decoration;
Law; Lawyers; Justice; Courts; Trials
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Supernatural; Superstition; Spiritualism; Clairvoyance; Mesmerism; Ghosts; Fairies; Witches; Magic; Occultism
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For a discussion of Dickens's objection to conventionality in art and to the use of stereotyped models by contemporary painters, an objection frequently expressed in his novels, see L. Ormond, 'Dickens and Painting: Contemporary Art', The Dickensian, Vol. 80 (1984), pp. 12–16. He had already mocked this practice in Pictures from Italy (1846), when describing models waiting to be hired on the Spanish Steps in Rome: 

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Author Richard H. Horne
Genre Prose: Report i
Subjects Architecture; Building; Housing; Property; Landlord and Tenant;
Great Britain—Politics and Government
Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations (1851)
London (England)—Description and Travel
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Author Mark Lemon
Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subjects Death; Grief; Mourning; Mourning Customs in Literature; Funeral Rites and Ceremonies; Life Cycle, Human; Old Age; Mortality
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Progress; Memory; Commemoration; Nostaliga; Time—Social Aspects; Time—Psychological Aspects; Time perception;
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Author Mrs Mary Anne Hoare
Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Children; Childhood; Pregnancy; Childbirth; Child Rearing; Adoption; Child Labor
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Ireland—Social Conditions
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Nature; Nature (Aesthetics); Nature in Literature; Landscapes
Poverty; Poor Laws—Great Britain; Workhouses—Great Britain
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—General
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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Authors Charles Augustus Cole
W[illiam] H[enry] Wills
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: History i
Prose: Report i
Subjects Great Britain—History
Great Britain—Politics and Government
Historiography; Archaeology; Genealogy; Archives
Law; Lawyers; Justice; Courts; Trials
London (England)—Description and Travel
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Author Richard H. Horne
Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subjects Death; Grief; Mourning; Mourning Customs in Literature; Funeral Rites and Ceremonies; Life Cycle, Human; Old Age; Mortality
Religion; Religion and Culture
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Author W[illiam] H[enry] Wills
Genres Prose: Digest; Review i
Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Animals; Domestic Animals; Pets; Working Animals; Birds; Insects
Civilization—Ancient
Egypt—Description and Travel
Great Britain—Colonies—Description and Travel
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
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From R. G. Gordon-Cumming, Five Years of a Hunter's Life in [...] South Africa, 1850.

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Author Florence Wilson
Genres Prose: Snippet i
Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—Orthodox Eastern Church
Russia—Description and Travel
Russia—Social Life and Customs
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Author W[illiam] H[enry] Wills
Genre Prose: Snippet i
Subjects Europe—Commerce
Europe—Description and Travel
France—Description and Travel
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
United States—Description and Travel
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Youth and Summer

20/7/1850

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Author Robert Hogarth Patterson
Genre Prose: Sketch i
Subjects Italy—Description and Travel
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Mediterranean Region—Description and Travel
Music; Musical Instruments; Songs; Singing; Opera
Myth; Legends; Epic Literature; Fables; Allegory; Folklore
Nature; Nature (Aesthetics); Nature in Literature; Landscapes
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—Catholic Church
Weather; Meteorology; Climate; Seasons
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Author W[illiam] H[enry] Wills
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Prose: Report i
Subjects Charity; Philanthropists; Philanthropists—Fiction; Benevolence
Children; Childhood; Pregnancy; Childbirth; Child Rearing; Adoption; Child Labor
Crime; Criminals; Punishment; Capital Punishment; Prisons; Penal Transportation; Penal Colonies
Education—Great Britain; Universities and Colleges; Schools
Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
Great Britain—Social Conditions—Nineteenth Century
London (England)—Description and Travel
Poverty; Poor Laws—Great Britain; Workhouses—Great Britain
Religion; Religion and Culture
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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