Reminder: Romantic Illustration Network, The Political Economy of Book Illustration, 6 June 2014

The Romantic Illustration Network invites you to the Network’s opening event:
The Political Economy of Book Illustration
Friday 6th June, 2014, 1.30pm-5.30pm
British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

William St Clair (London IES): ‘Towards a Political Economy of Book Illustration’
Brian Maidment (Liverpool John Moores): ‘Comic Illustration in the Marketplace 1820-1840′
Workshop: ‘Digital Humanities and Romantic Illustration’
Run by Anthony Mandal, Julia Thomas, and Michael Goodman (Cardiff): Digitising visual artefacts – working with large image corpora – illustrations and the digital archive



Tea/coffee will be provided.

The event is free, but spaces are limited, so please contact Mary L. Shannon at Mary.Shannon@roehampton.ac.uk as soon as possible to secure your place. Any queries can be sent to this address, too.


We look forward to seeing you in June.

Full programme:


1.30pm: Welcome: Susan Matthews (Roehampton)/ Tate
1.40pm: William St Clair (London IES) ‘Towards a Political Economy of Book Illustration’
2.30pm: Brian Maidment (Liverpool John Moores) ‘Comic Illustration in the Marketplace 1820-1840′
3.20pm: tea/coffee break
3.40pm: Workshop, ‘Digital Humanities and Romantic Illustration’
Run by Anthony Mandal, Julia Thomas, and Michael Goodman (Cardiff)
digitising visual artefacts – working with large image corpora – illustrations and the digital archive
5pm: Open Discussion
5.30pm: Close. Do join us to continue discussions over a drink somewhere locally.

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