• At the Spring 2005 meeting of the Centre’s Advisory Council the following Fellowships and Grants were awarded:

Senior Fellowships 

Dr Vaughan Hart (Bath University) to complete his book John Vanbrugh: Storyteller in Stone.

Professor Angela Rosenthal (Dartmouth College) to prepare her book The White of Enlightenment: Racializing Bodies in Eighteenth-Century Britain.

Dr Amy Sargeant (Birkbeck College, University of London) to complete her book ‘The Man in the White Suit’: New Textiles and the Social Fabric’.

Dr Frances Spalding (University of Newcastle) to complete her book John and Myfanwy Piper: A Joint Biography.

Rome Fellowships

Dr Chloe Chard (University of Cambridge) for research on Laughter and the Imaginative Geography of Italy, c.1750-1830.

Professor John Wilton-Ely for research on The Adam Style: a Revolution in Design.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Dr Richard Checketts (University of Reading) to prepare his book The Visible and The Invisible in Shaftesbury’s Theory of Art.

Dr Hanneke Grootenboer (Columbia University) to prepare her book Treasuring the Gaze: British Eye Miniature Portraits.

Dr Lucy Jessop (Courtauld Institute of Art) to prepare her book Architecture and the Government Minister, 1688-1714.

Dr Richard Johns (University of York) to prepare his book James Thornhill and Decorative History Painting in England.

Dr Helen Pierce (University of York) to prepare her book Unseemly Pictures: Political Graphic Satire in Early Modern England.

Dr Geraldine Robinson (University of Sussex) to prepare her book Politics, Design and the Post-War ‘Prefab’.

Junior Fellowships

Tracey Avery (University of Melbourne) to conduct research in the United Kingdom for her doctoral dissertation on furnishing domestic interiors for the ‘Greater British’ in Australia, 1880-1920.

Jo Briggs (Yale University) to conduct research in the United Kingdom for her doctoral dissertation on artistic reactions to the Boer War in the mass media of London, Paris and Munich.

Ruth Brimacombe (University of Melbourne) to conduct research in the United Kingdom on images produced by artist-reporters of the Prince of Wales’s Royal Progress to India in 1875-6.

Alexis Goodin (Brown University) to conduct research in the United Kingdom for her doctoral dissertation on the representation of Egypt by British artists in the nineteenth century.

Ryan Johnston (University of Melbourne) to conduct research in the United Kingdom for his doctoral dissertation on Eduardo Paolozzi’s collages, scrapbooks and montages, and post-war modernism in Britain 1944-1956.

Alla Vronskaya (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow) to conduct research in the United Kingdom for her doctoral dissertation on Sir Reginald Blomfield as a garden designer within a British and European perspective.

Research Support Grants

Hugh Belsey for research in the United States and Canada on Thomas Gainsborough.

Lisa Brocklebank (Brown University) for research in the United Kingdom on the photographer Eveleen Myers.

Dr Anne Bush (University of Oxford) for research in the United Kingdom and Italy on nineteenth-century images of Rome.

Mercedes Cerón (University College London) for research in Spain on the knowledge of British Art in eighteenth-century Spain.

Dr Ingrid Ciulisová (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava) for research in the United Kingdom on British Portraits in Slovak art collections.

Dr David Connell (Burton Constable Foundation) for research in Naples on William Dugood’s collection of casts at Burton Constable Hall.

Diana Dethloff (University College London) for research in the United States on Sir Peter Lely.

Dr Celina Fox for research in the United States and Stockholm on the Art of Industry.

Sarah Hoglund (State University of New York at Stony Brook) for research in the United Kingdom on nineteenth-century cemeteries in Britain and Calcutta.

Amanda Reeser Lawrence (Harvard University) for research in the United Kingdom on the architecture of James Stirling.

Dr Diana Maltz (Southern Oregon University) for research in Italy on ‘Bohemia’s Bo(a)rdrs: Queer Space in the Fin de Siècle.

Dr Hiram Morgan (University College Cork) for research in London, Paris and Ghent on Renaissance images of the Irish.

Nicholas Roquet (McGill University, Montreal) for research in the United Kingdom on William Burges.

Dr Jonathan Sachs (Concordia University, Montreal) for research in the United Kingdom on Robert Wood.

Kimberley Skelton (Yale University) for research in the United Kingdom on the English country house in the 1650s.

Dr Rosemary Sweet (University of Leicester) for research in Rome on the Grand Tour in the eighteenth century.

Michael Walsh (Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta) for research in the United Kingdom on the Avant-Garde in London in 1914.

Susan Wilson (The University of the Arts London) for research in the United Kingdom on the nineteenth-century English Swiss Cottage.

Educational Programme Grants

The Holburne Museum of Art, Bath: grant towards a symposium ‘The Art of Innocence’ (11th or 18th April 2005) linked to the exhibition ‘Pictures of Innocence: Portraits of Children from Hogarth to Lawrence’.

Victoria & Albert Museum, London: grant towards ‘Sacred Silver’ Conference (25th-26th November 2005).