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History of British Art: Specific Topics

Topics in British History of Art

The following topics listed below range broadly in scope, however, each topic page features related resources and materials that focus on a particular aspect as it relates to British art, culture and history. For example, the Image Research page features both print and electronic resources that are germane for locating images of British works of art, while the Pre-Raphaelites page provides a wealth of resources that are directly related to Pre-Raphaelite art and artists, and their activities and endeavors.


Richard Wilson, 1712 or 1713-1782, British, active in Italy 1750-1756, Kew Gardens: The Pagoda and Bridge, 1762, Oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection



Image Research

British India - Art & Empire


Technical Art History and Conservation Research

British Country Houses, Castles and Gardens

William Blake at Yale

'Capability' Brown, Humphry Repton, and the Creation of the English Landscape





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Kraig Binkowski
Yale Center for British Art
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Assistant Librarian

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Beth Morris
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New Haven, CT 06520