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Picturing Work

A Cultural History of Work in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter


... be portraits of known individuals. Christiana Payne , Toil and Plenty: Images of the Agricultural Landscape in England, 1780–1890...

Seaside Visitors: Idlers, Thinkers and patriots in Mid-nineteenth-century Britain

Water, Leisure and Culture : European Historical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2002

Book Chapter


...The seaside holiday is generally regarded as a typically British - or, at least, English - invention. By the mid-nineteenth century, the custom of spending weeks or days each summer by the coast was well established: resorts were growing...