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An economy of colour: Visual culture and the Atlantic World, 1660-1830

  title={An economy of colour: Visual culture and the Atlantic World, 1660-1830},
  author={Geoffrey Quilley and Kay Dian Kriz},
This study analyses visual culture in the context of British and French colonial activity in the North Atlantic from 1660-1830. It is a response to a noticeable omission in art history and cultural studies, which have largely ignored the diverse and important body of visual imagery relating to colonialism, Atlantic slavery and the development of racial ideology. This collection demonstrates that the visualization of individuals, communities, social types, fictive characters, artefacts and… 

Portraiture, material culture and photography in the Cherokee Nation's "first family", 1843-1907

This thesis examines expressions of affluence and modernity in the context of nineteenth-century Indian Territory, with a particular focus on the Oklahoma Cherokee Nation. It does so through a

Indian Yellow

This article examines the economics and politics of the pigments that British artists used in order to depict non-white subjects and thus attempts to begin to reconstruct the palette of empire. In

Consuming Indians: Tsonnonthouan, Colonialism, and the Commodification of Culture

During and following the Seven Years War, North American Indigenous people began to occupy a unique position in the British imaginary as compelling yet contradictory subjects, existing outside the

Geographies of colonial philanthropy

Through an examination of the material and imaginative geographies of colonial philanthropy in parts of the British Empire from the late eighteenth century to the midnineteenth century, this paper

Irish Travelling Artists: Ireland, Southern Asia and the British Empire 1760-1850

The aim of this thesis is to show that Irish art made in the period under discussion, the late-eighteenth to the mid-nineteenth century, should not be considered solely in terms of Ireland’s

Solving Caribbean Mysteries: Art, Embodiment and an Eye for the Tropics

This article discusses various perspectives on image-making in the Anglophone Caribbean with reference to the economy of relations between its visitors and inhabitants during the modern colonial

Editorial: Atlantic geographies

Turning towards the Atlantic means, at the very least, a thorough reorientation of the historical and geographical frames within which the social and cultural geographies of past and present can be

Canadian girls in London: negotiating home and away in the British World at the turn of the twentieth century

This dissertation examines the ways in which Canadian women artists who lived as expatriates in Britain managed multiple and often competing ideas about home in their writing and artwork in the late

Caribbean Subjectivity and the Colonial Archive

This essay takes up a question that Krista Thompson poses in An Eye for the Tropics about whether the highly tropicalized and touristic imagery found in colonial photographs can be used to narrate

Henry Raeburn's Portraits of Distant Sons in the Global British Empire

Henry Raeburn, a major late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century British artist, has received insufficient critical scrutiny. His little-known group of portraits of the Fraser family of Reelig is