Home Subjects

a working group dedicated to the display of art in the private interior, c. 1715-1914

Researchers

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Anne Nellis Richter


Independent Scholar/Adjunct Professorial Lecturer, American University, Washington DC
Research Interests: Exhibition and display spaces, houses, interiors and decoration, collecting history.

Melinda McCurdy


The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Research Interests: The art of David Wilkie, Regency interiors, the display and use of pastels in 18th-century Britain, the British art collection at The Huntington (naturally), but especially our British drawings collection.

Morna O'Neill


Wake Forest University
Research Interests: The Arts and Crafts movement, especially the work of Walter Crane, the late Victorian and Edwardian interior and the display of art in the home; Hugh Lane and the Edwardian art market and the marketing of art in terms of domestic display.

Karen Lipsedge


Kingston Universtiy
Research Interests: 18th century literature and the representation of interiors, domesticity, and the home .

Laura Keim


Stenton Museum and University of Pennsylvania
Research Interests: Laura C. Keim is Curator of Stenton, the c.1730 seat of the Logan family near Germantown. She was Curator of Wyck, home of the Wistar-Haines family, also in Germantown, for five years, and continues to serve as Curatorial Advisor to Historic Germantown, the consortium of sixteen sites in Northwest Philadelphia. She is a Lecturer on the history of interiors in the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania, holding an M.S. from that program, an M.A. in Early American Culture from The University of Delaware’s Winterthur Program, and an A.B. in Art History from Smith College. She has published a Stenton Guidebook, an exhibition catalog, LOGANIA: Stenton Collections Reassembled, and articles in The Magazine ANTIQUES and Ceramics in America. Her primary research interests include architecture, the decorative arts, and material culture of the British and North American Atlantic world in the 18th and early 19th centuries, as well as the history of collecting and reinvention of the past in England and America in the 20th century.

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