British Art Studies, Issue 21:
November 2021

Publicaton Date
November 2021
Standard Number
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and Yale Center for British Art

Redefining the British Decorative Arts

Special Issue Edited by Iris Moon


Unhomely: Redefining the British Decorative Arts, by Iris Moon

England Am I? Elizabethan Clothing, Gender, and Crisis in Virginia Woolf’s Between the Acts, by Sarah Bochicchio

Microorganisms, Microscopes, and Victorian Design Theories, by Ariane Varela Braga

Tarnished Silver: Interpreting the Material Culture of the Atlantic Slave Trade Negotiations of 1715, by Max Bryant

Cherokee Unaker, British Ceramics, and Productions of Whiteness in Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Worlds, by R. Ruthie Dibble and Joseph Zordan

Defining a New Femininity? Josiah Wedgwood’s Portrait Medallions of Sarah Siddons and his “Femmes Célèbres” by Patricia F. Ferguson

Classical Histories, Colonial Objects: The Specimen Table Across Time and Space, by Freya Gowrley

Serving as Ornament: The Representation of African People in Early Modern British Interiors and Gardens, by Hannah Lee

Ruth Ellis’s Suit, by Lynda Nead

Colonial Trash to Island Treasure: The Chaney of St. Croix, by Jessica Priebe

In the Flesh at the Heart of Empire: Life-Likeness in Wax Representations of the 1762 Cherokee Delegation in London, by Ianna Recco


The Chelsea Porcelain Case, British Galleries, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, convened by Iris Moon

Unpacking Wedgwood: An Interview with Roberto Visani, by Caitlin Meehye Beach

Wild Porcelain, cover collaboration with Michelle Erickson

What’s in a Label? Revising Narratives of the Decorative Arts in Museum Displays, convened by Iris Moon

Another Crossing: Artists Revisit the Mayflower Voyage, by Glenn Adamson

In Sparkling Company: Presenting Eighteenth-Century Britain in Western New York State, by Christopher Maxwell