Monumente zum Mitnehmen : Lottin de Lavals Verfahren ambulanter Bauwerkskopien

McSweeney, Anna (2018) Monumente zum Mitnehmen : Lottin de Lavals Verfahren ambulanter Bauwerkskopien. In: Bilderfahrzeuge Aby Warburgs Vermächtnis und die Zukunft der Ikonologie. Verlag Klaus Wagenbach, Berlin, pp. 41-53. ISBN 9783803136756

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Abstract

This paper explores how the technique of paper moulding allowed antiquarians and explorers to transport details of monuments, temples and facades from across the world to the museum in the nineteenth century. The technique was particular suitable when access to the site was difficult. The paper examines the role of Lottin de Laval in the refinement of the technique, and its adoption by Alfred Maudslay in copying the Mayan temples of Central America in the 1890s.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of History, Art History and Philosophy > Art History
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general > NX0440 History of the arts
Depositing User: Anna McSweeney
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2018 10:17
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2018 09:51
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/78541

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