Prof. Malcolm Chase
Memberships (professional bodies)
Society for the Study of Labour History Social History Society.
Reader in Labour History at the University of Leeds since 2002.
Areas of interest / research
Portraiture and 19th century radical politics, especially the Chartist movement.
I also have an ancillary interest in British radical token coinage of the French Revolution period.
Details of books/publications relating to your work on British portraiture
‘Building identity, building circulation: engraved portraiture and the “Northern Star”, in Joan Allen and Owen Ashton (eds), Papers for the People: A Study of the Chartist Press (2005), pp. 25-53.
‘”The Original to the Life”: portraiture and the “Northern Star”, in Laurel Brake and Marysa Demoor (eds), The Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century (2009), pp. 76-93.