The Ballroom at Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent. © National Trust Images/Andreas von Einsiedel

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Facing Beauty: Painted Women and Cosmetic Art by Professor Aileen Ribeiro

Throughout the history of the Western world, countless attempts have been made to define beauty in art and life, especially with regard to women’s bodies and faces. Facing Beauty examines concepts of female beauty in terms of the ideal and the real, investigating paradigms of beauty as represented in art and literature and how beauty […]

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The London Letters of Samuel Molyneux, 1712-13

The London Letters of Samuel Molyneux, 1712-13 with an introduction and commentary by Paul Holden, hardback, 168 pp., illustrated in colour and B&W. Publication no 171 (2011), £20. In October 1712 Samuel Molyneux travelled from his native Dublin to be elected Fellow of the Royal Society in London.  During his stay in England he corresponded […]

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