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Black Victorians: Black people in British art 1800-1900

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02 November 2006

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Jan Marsh (editor)
Lund Humphries,
£35  (Church Times bookshop £31.50)

Eye of the beholder: the presence of black people in Victorian art is greater than many people suppose. (0-85331-930-8). The book , accompanies a touring exhibition now in Birmingham until 2 April, and includes more than 100 drawings, paintings, carvings, and photographs of a wide range of people: soldiers, models, entertainers, refugees. Below: John Bourne’s A Meeting of Connoisseurs (1807)

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