Liverpool China Traders

Liverpool China Traders

by Christina Baird



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783039109265
Publisher: Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 03/28/2007
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

The Author: Christina Baird wrote a doctoral dissertation at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London on which this book is based. She then worked as Curator of Oriental Collections at the National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside before pursuing her post-doctoral studies preparing this publication with the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London. She has also worked as a professional lecturer on many aspects of art history and has published widely on the subject.

Table of Contents

Contents: Liverpool merchants’ role in the cessation of the east India Company monopoly – Changes in trading practise – Sail to steam – Letters and journals left by the traders revealing aspects of private trade – Changes in taste, patronage and privately traded art commodities.

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