Watt, Patrick and Waine, Rosie (2019) Wild and majestic: romantic visions of Scotland. NMSE - Publishing Ltd, Edinburgh, pp. 75-100. ISBN 9781910682241

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Abstract

In the era of the European Romantic movement of the 18th and 19th centuries, Scotland became the subject of international fascination. Using material evidence, the exhibition – and the book – traces Scotland’s journey into the global imagination, and show how, by the end of Queen Victoria’s reign, a particular version of the cultural traditions of the highlands and islands had become fixed as a badge of wider Scottish identity.

The romantic visions of Scotland that took shape during this period have always been questioned. The stories of objects, costume, art, literature and music highlighted in both the exhibition and the book can tell us a great deal about the relationship between Scotland, romance and reality.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: A General Works > AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GR Folklore
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GT Manners and customs
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Scottish History and Archaeology (from 2012)
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2019 13:07
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2019 16:44
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/2352

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