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Portraiture and British Gothic Fiction: The Rise of Picture Identification, 1764–1835

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Traditionally, kings and rulers were featured on stamps and money, the titled and affluent commissioned busts and portraits, and criminals and missing persons appeared on wanted posters. British writers of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, however, reworked ideas about portraiture to promote the value and agendas of the ordinary middle classes.

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Hardcover, 352 pages
Published October 31st 2012 by Johns Hopkins University Press
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