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Duchess of Portland"s museum

Horace Walpole

Duchess of Portland"s museum

by Horace Walpole

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Published by Grolier Club in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Portland, Margaret Cavendish Holles Harley Bentinck, Duchess of, 1715-1785,
  • Art objects -- Private collections

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Horace Walpole ; with an introduction by W.S. Lewis.
    ContributionsRogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Grolier Club., Hawthorn House (Firm), Frederic W. Goudy Collection (Library of Congress), Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK550 .P65 1936
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6346563M
    LC Control Number36034821

    Natural History in the Duchess of Portland's Museum Stacey Sloboda On 24 April and during the thirty-seven days that followed, London was witness to the auction of the celebrated collections of Margaret, second Duch-ess of Portland (). From its heyday in the s until her death in , numerous contemporaries noted the thrill of. University6 and a recent thesis on the Duchess’s close friend, Mary Delaney, ne´e Granville, provide nearly the sum total of the available documents, and only the latter is easily accessible.7 Another useful source of information on the Duchess is the Harley Foundation, founded in by a late Duchess of Portland on the Ducal Estate ofCited by:

    Poems on severall occasions [Commonplace book], [early 18th century]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library: creatorOf: Portland, Margaret Cavendish Holles Harley Bentinck, Duchess of, Receipts relating to physick and surgery: those marked with M.P. experienced by My Lady Duchess, ca. The philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau (–) was an important populariser of botany in the late eighteenth-century Europe and America, and especially in Great Britain, as a result of Thomas Martyn's posthumous translation of Rousseau's famous eight letters on botany. 1 English writers on education such as Priscilla Wakefield and Maria Jacson imitated Rousseau's approach to Cited by:

    Margaret Cavendish Bentinck, Duchess of Portland (Welbeck Abbey, 11 February – 17 July , Bulstrode Park, Buckinghamshire), styled Lady Margaret Harley before , Duchess of Portland from to her husband's death in , and Dowager Duchess of Portland from until her own death in She was the richest woman in Great Britain of her time. In her book Tobin uses chapter one to explore the culture of collecting in Britain during the duchess’s life, especially that of natural history. Tobin says, “It was the beauty they saw in insects, birds, shells, and, of course, flowers that often attracted people to the study of natural history”.


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