- At the spring 2005 meeting of the Centre’s Advisory Council the following Fellowships and Grants were awarded:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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’.
- 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).