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Gilded Age Dining
  • N. Slipp
  • Art
    Ecocriticism and the Anthropocene in Nineteenth…
  • 6 September 2019
Thomas Eakins and the human écorché: understanding the body in three dimensions
Artist Thomas Eakins (1844–1916) required Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts students to perform hands-on dissections of human cadavers. Fragments were cast in plaster (1877–80) and later bronze
  • N. Slipp
  • Art
    Victorian Science and Imagery
  • 27 July 2021
The Making of Philadelphia: The Natural Environment and Its Scientific and Artistic Histories
As a colonial centre of North America and the first capitol of the United States, the city of Philadelphia was a central participant in the development of American art and science. This essay revie...