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Travelling for culture: the Grand Tour
Travelling for culture: the Grand Tour

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This free course was written by Joanna Paul, Clare Taylor, Nicola J. Watson and Fiona Doloughan.

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Course image: Photograph © 2020 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Figure 1: © Givaga / Alamy

Figure 2: © The Trustees of the British Museum

Figure 3: Photo © Photo Josse / Bridgeman Images

Figure 5: Photo: © Bridgeman Images

Figure 6: Photo: Zoonar GmbH/Alamy

Figure 7: Photo: © National Trust for Scotland/Bridgeman Images

Figure 8: Purchased jointly by the National Galleries of Scotland and the Victoria and Albert Museum, with Art Fund support, 2019. Accession number: PG 3784

Figure 9: Photo: © Luisa Ricciarini/Bridgeman Images

Figure 10: Photograph © 2020 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Figure 11: Reproduced by courtesy of the Essex Record Office

Figure 12: Photo: © G. Dagli Orti/De Agostini Picture Library/Bridgeman Images.

Figure 14: Photo: Kumar Sriskandan/Alamy.

Figure 15: Photo: © Everett Collection/Shutterstock

Figure 16: Photo © Photo Josse/Bridgeman Images.


Audio 1: Samuel West reading at our recording session: George Gordon, Lord Byron, from Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage IV (1819) CXXVIII Extracts taken from:


Martial, De Spectaculis 1 and 2, trans. Gideon Nisbet (2015) Epigrams. Oxford University Press

‘Archaic Torso of Apollo’, translation copyright © 1982 by Stephen Mitchell; from SELECTED POETRY OF RAINER MARIA RILKE by Rainer Maria Rilke, edited and translated by Stephen Mitchell. Used by permission of Random House, an imprint and division of Penguin Random House LLC. All rights reserved.

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