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Storytelling In Bronze: The Doors Of The Baptistery Of San Giovanni As Emblems Of Florence's Roman History And Artistic Progression, Erin M. Gregory Apr 2014

Storytelling In Bronze: The Doors Of The Baptistery Of San Giovanni As Emblems Of Florence's Roman History And Artistic Progression, Erin M. Gregory

Undergraduate Honors Theses

The three bronze doors of the Baptistery of San Giovanni stand as public expressions of Florence’s imperial history, economic stability, and artistic advances. These commissions can only be understood in their physical context within the Baptistery, the city’s most revered monument. The Baptistery testifies to Florence’s imperial Roman and early Christian history, and it serves vital religious and civic functions within the commune. Each bronze door guards the liminal space between the city’s public sphere and the sacred interior where the baptismal ritual is performed. The bronze medium and the narrative style of the doors further ...


"Her Correspondence Is Dangerous": Women In The Fashion Trades Negotiating The Opportunities And Challenges Of Doing Business In The Chesapeake, 1766-75, Kaylan Michelle Stevenson Jan 2013

"Her Correspondence Is Dangerous": Women In The Fashion Trades Negotiating The Opportunities And Challenges Of Doing Business In The Chesapeake, 1766-75, Kaylan Michelle Stevenson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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"By Measures Taken Of Men": Clothing The Classes In William Carlin's Alexandria, Katherine Eileen Egner Jan 2011

"By Measures Taken Of Men": Clothing The Classes In William Carlin's Alexandria, Katherine Eileen Egner

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Jeffersons At Shadwell: The Social And Material World Of A Virginia Family, Susan A. Kern Jan 2005

The Jeffersons At Shadwell: The Social And Material World Of A Virginia Family, Susan A. Kern

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

From the 1730s through the 1770s Shadwell was home to Jane and Peter Jefferson, their eight children, over sixty slaves owned by them, and numerous hired workers. Archaeological and documentary evidence reveals much about Thomas Jefferson's boyhood home. Shadwell was a well-appointed gentry house at the center of a highly structured plantation landscape during a period of Piedmont settlement that scholars have traditionally classified as frontier. Yet the Jeffersons accommodated in their house, landscape, material goods, and behaviors the most up-to-date expectations of Virginia's elite tidewater culture. The material remnants of Shadwell raise questions about the character of ...


Fashion's Foes: Dress Reform From 1850-1900, Elizabeth A. Komski Jan 2001

Fashion's Foes: Dress Reform From 1850-1900, Elizabeth A. Komski

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Plaids And Broadswords Of The Altamaha, Robert K. Weber Jan 1998

Plaids And Broadswords Of The Altamaha, Robert K. Weber

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


African-American Influence On The Chesapeake Bay Log Canoe: Evidence From Nineteenth Century Probate Inventories And Population Census Records Of York County, Virginia And Worcester County, Maryland, Albert James M. Mamary Jan 1994

African-American Influence On The Chesapeake Bay Log Canoe: Evidence From Nineteenth Century Probate Inventories And Population Census Records Of York County, Virginia And Worcester County, Maryland, Albert James M. Mamary

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Cabinetmakers And Related Tradesmen In Norfolk, Virginia: 1770-1820, Ronald Leroy Hurst Jan 1989

Cabinetmakers And Related Tradesmen In Norfolk, Virginia: 1770-1820, Ronald Leroy Hurst

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Fate Of The Cabinetmaking Trade In Williamsburg, Virginia In The Post-Revolutionary Period, Linda A. Hildreth Jan 1988

The Fate Of The Cabinetmaking Trade In Williamsburg, Virginia In The Post-Revolutionary Period, Linda A. Hildreth

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Millinery And Milliners In Colonial Virginia, 1750-1780, Patricia Ann Hurdle Jan 1970

Millinery And Milliners In Colonial Virginia, 1750-1780, Patricia Ann Hurdle

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Wearing Apparel Of The Women Of Westmoreland County, Virginia, 1700-1775, Nancy Lou Oberseider Jan 1966

The Wearing Apparel Of The Women Of Westmoreland County, Virginia, 1700-1775, Nancy Lou Oberseider

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Colonial Dining Equipage And Furnishings As Revealed In Isle Of Wight County Records, 1743-1752, Mary Lee Glenn Jan 1965

Colonial Dining Equipage And Furnishings As Revealed In Isle Of Wight County Records, 1743-1752, Mary Lee Glenn

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.