A window on antiquity: the Topham Collection at Eton College Library - Collecting and the Grand Tour in Eighteenth-Century Engla

full name / name of organization: 
Eton College/Paul Mellon Centre/University of Buckingham
contact email: 
l.gwynn@etoncollege.org.uk

We invite proposals for papers on any aspect of the Topham Collection of eighteenth century drawings of Roman antiquities. Consideration will be given to papers examining the Topham Collection in relation to British and European antiquarian and artistic culture. Cross-disciplinary and comparative studies are particularly welcome.

The conference, jointly hosted by Eton College, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and The University of Buckingham, will be held in London at The Paul Mellon Centre on 17 May, 2013. Selected papers may be published in an edited volume.

For further information please contact Dr Adriano Aymonino (University of Buckingham) or Lucy Gwynn (Eton College Library) at the addresses below.

Please email abstracts of no more than 300 words by 10 February, 2013 to:

adriano.aymonino@buckingham.ac.uk
l.gwynn@etoncollege.org.uk

cfp categories: 
classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
graduate_conferences
interdisciplinary
travel_writing