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               The Literature and Culture of the Closet
                         in the Eighteenth Century
                                                    Danielle Bobker

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Green Closet



Fig. 1. Green Closet, Frogmore © British Library Board, 747.f.3, volume 2, plate opposite page 19.

Fig. 2. closet, n. Oxford English Dictionary.

Fig. 3. closet, v. Oxford English Dictionary.

Fig. 4. The axis of honour in the formal house. From Mark Girouard, Life in the English Country House, 145. Courtesy of Yale University Press.

Cromwell Closeted
View Through a House

Fig. 5. Patrick Allan-Fraser, Oliver Cromwell Closeted with the Spy. Courtesy of the collection of The Patrick Allan-Fraser, Hospitalfield Trust.

Fig. 6. Long eighteenth-century timeline of English political and cultural events.

Fig. 7. Samuel van Hoogstraten, View of a Corridor © National Trust.

Fig. 8a. Longleat House, 1570. From Michael McKeon, Secret History of Domesticity, 253. Marquand Library, Princeton University Library.

Warner
Miss Hobart and Miss Temple

Fig. 8b. Longleat House, c1809. From Michael McKeon, Secret History of Domesticity, 254. Marquand Library, Princeton University Library. By permission of Oxford University Press.

Fig. 9. Public and Private. Michael Warner, Publics and Counterpublics, 29-30.

Fig. 10. Private and public. Jürgen Habermas, The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere, 30.

Fig. 11. C. Delort, Miss Hobart and Miss Temple. From Anthony Hamilton, Memoirs of the Count de Grammont, Walter Scott, ed. (New York: Dutton, 1905).

Miss Hobart and Miss Temple The Cabinet Maker

Fig. 12. L. Boisson after C. Delort, Miss Hobart and Miss Temple. From Anthony Hamilton, Memoirs of the Count de Grammont, Henry Vizetelly, ed. (London: Vizetelly, 1889).

Fig. 13. Enter into thy Closet. Frontispiece from Edward Wettenhall, Enter into they Closet.

Fig. 14. Franz Ertinger, Le Cabinet de la Bibliothèque de Sainte Geneviève © The Warburg Institute -- University of London.

Fig. 15. The Cabinet Maker © British Library Board, RB.23.a.18153 plate opposite 73.

Rich Cabinet
Definition of Closet

Fig. 16. Closet Without Walls a bibliography.

Fig. 17. A Rich Cabinet. Frontispiece of A Rich Cabinet.

Fig. 18. A plaine pot of a privie in perfection, John Harington, Metamorphosis of Ajax, 196.

Fig. 19. closet, sb. Eve Kosofsky Sedgewick, Epistemology of the Closet, 65.

Strawberry Hill Seat Strawberry Hill Before and After Strawberry Hill Gallery

Fig. 20. Jean-Honore Fragonard, L'Armoire (The Closet) © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image source: Art Resource, NY.

Fig. 21. Edward Dayes, Strawberry Hill, the Seat of the Honourable Horace Walpole. Courtesy of The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.

Fig. 22. Strawberry Hill, Before and After. Courtesy of The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.

Fig. 23. Gallery at Strawberry Hill. Courtesy of The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.

Strawberry Hill Library The Cabinet GBR Strawberry Hill Strawberry Hill Staircase

Fig. 24. Library at Strawberry Hill. Courtesy of The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.

Fig. 25. The Cabinet. Courtesy of The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.

Fig. 26. Beauclerk Closet, Strawberry Hill © World Monuments Fund.

Fig. 27. Staircase at Strawberry Hill. Courtesy of The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.

 

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