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Specific references

Bath

  • ANSTEY, Christopher, The New Bath Guide, 1766.
  • AINSWORTH, William, Harrison. Beau Nash : Or Bath in the Eighteenth Century. Bath: Chivers, 1977, 314.
  • BARBEAU Alfred, Une ville d’eaux anglaise au XVIIIe siècle. Paris : Picard, 1904.
  • BELSEY, Hugh. “A Visit to the Studios of Gainsborough and Hoare.” Burlington Magazine CXXIX (1987): 107-09.
  • BISHOP, Philippa. “Interior Decoration in Eighteenth-Century Bath.” Apollo 98, n°141 (Nov.1973): 350-59.
  • BOYCE, Benjamin. The Benevolent Man : A Life of Ralph Allen of Bath. Harvard UP, 1967, 304.
  • BREWER, John. The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the 18th Century. London: Harper Collins, 1997
  • CLARKE, Gillian. Prior Park : a Compleat Landscape. Bath : Millstream, 1987, 80.
  • CUNLIFFE, Barry. The City of Bath. Gloucester : Sutton, 1986, 160.
  • COSSIC, Annick. Bath au XVIIIe siècle : les fastes d’une cité palladienne. Rennes : Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2000.
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    and Stephen BIRD. Bath : History and Guide. Stroud : Sutton, 1994.
  • FORSYTH, Michael. Bath. The Pevsner Architectural Guides. New Haven and London: Yale UP, 2003.
  • FOSKETT, Daphne. “Miniaturists and Silhouettists in Bath.” Apollo XCVIII, n°141 (Nov.1973): 385-89.
  • FREEMAN, Jean. Jane Austen in Bath. Alton: The Jane Austen Society, 1969, 1983.
  • GADD, David. Georgian Summer : Bath in the Eighteenth Century. Bath : Adams and Dart, 1971, 195.
  • GREGORY, Jeremy, and John STEVENSON. Britain in the 18th Century 1688-1820. Marlow: Longman, 2000.
  • HARPER, Charles, G. The Bath Road : History, Fashion and Frivolity on an Old Highway. London : C. Palmer, 1923, 231.

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  • HICKEY, William. Memoirs of a Georgian Rake. Ed., Roger Hudson, London : Folio Society, 1995, 414.
  • HILL, Mary Kate. Bath and the Eighteenth Century Novel. Bath UP, 1989, 76.
  • HOLBROOK, Mary. “Painters in Bath in the Eighteenth Century,” Apollo XCVIII, n°141 (Nov.1973): 375-84.
  • ISON, Walter. “A Show-Place of European Fame,” Apollo XCVIII, n°141 (Nov.1973): 342-49.
  • LAMOINE, Georges. La vie littéraire de Bath et de Bristol 1750-1800. Université de Lille III, Paris : diffusion H. Champion, 1978, 937.
  • LANE, Maggie. A Charming Place: Bath in the Life and Novels of Jane Austen. Bath: Millstream, 1988.
  • LEES-MILNE, James. “Ralph Allen at Prior Park.” Apollo XCVIII, n°141 (Nov.1973): 366-74.
  • LITTLE, Bryan. Bath Portrait : The Story of Bath, its Life and its Buildings. Bristol : Burleigh P., 1968, 132.
  • LITTLE, James Raymond. Sketches of Georgian Bath. Bristol : Arrowsmith, 1932, unpaged.
  • LOWNDES, William, Thomas. The Theatre Royal at Bath, The Eventful Story of a Georgian Playhouse. Bristol : Redcliffe, 1982, 91.
    They Came to Bath: More than 100 Profiles of Famous People, from Beau Nash to Yehudi Menuhin, who Lived or Stayed at Bath. Bristol: Redcliffe, 1982.
  • MANCO, Jean. Pulteney Bridge. Bath: Bath Preservation Trust, 1995.
  • MITCHELL-DE SOYE, Brigitte. “Les villes d’eaux anglaises 1660-1760.” Thèse de Doctorat d’Etat, Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle, 1982.
    “Good Company and Good Clothes: Bath’s Assembly Rooms.” Country Life (December 6, 1979), 220-24.
    Number 1, Royal Crescent, Bath. Bath: Bath Preservation Trust, 1990.
  • MOORE, Patrick. William Herschel, Astronomer and Musician. Bath: The William Herschel Society, 1981, 1991.
  • MORRISS, Richard, and Ken HOVERD. The Buildings of Bath. Stroud: Sutton, 1993.
  • MOWL, Tim. John Wood: Architect of Obsession. Bath: Millstream, 1988, 224.
  • PEACH, Robert, Edward. The Life and Times of Ralph Allen of Prior Park, Bath , Introduced by a Short Account of Lyncombe and Widcombe, with notices of his contemporaries, including Bishop Warburton, Bennet of Widcombe House, Beau Nash, etc… London: D. Nutt, 1895.

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  • PENLEY, Belville, S. The Bath Stage: A History of Dramatic Representations in Bath. London ; Bath: W. Lewis, 1892.
  • PENROSE, John. Letters from Bath: 1766-1767, with an Introduction and Notes by Brigitte Mitchell &Hubert Penrose, Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1983.
  • POUND, Christopher. Genius of Bath: The City and its Landscape. Bath: Millstream, 1986.
  • ROLLS, Roger. The Hospital of the Nation: The Story of Spa Medicine and the Mineral Water Hospital at Bath. Bath: Bird Publications, 1988, 181.
  • ROSENTHAL, Michael. “Testing the Water: Gainsborough in Bath in 1758.” Apollo 142 n°403 (September 1995): 49-54.
  • SLOMAN, Susan. “Sitting to Gainsborough in Bath.” Burlington Magazine 139 (1997): 325-28.
    “Gainsborough in Bath 1758-59.” Burlington Magazine 137 (1995): 509-12.
  • SUTTON, Denys. “Realms of Enjoyment,” Apollo 98, n°141(Nov.1973): 328-41.
  • THEATRE ROYAL, Theatre Royal, Bath: A Calendar of Performances at the Orchard Street Theatre, 1750-1805. Bath: Kingsmead, 1977, 249.
  • VAREY, Simon. Space and the Eighteeenth-Century Novel, Cambridge University Press, 1990, 220.
  • WATERHOUSE, Ellis. “Bath and Gainsborough.” Apollo 98, n°141 (Nov.1973): 360-65.
  • WILLIAMS, J. Anthony., edt. by, Post-Reformation Catholicism in Bath. London: Catholic Record Society, 1975, 258.
  • WILLIAMS, William, John. Bath: Some Encounters with Science. Bath: Kingsmead, 1978, 110.

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Edinburgh

Manuscript travel narratives

  • Diary of a Journey to Scotland by a Lady, from London, 1790.
    National Library of Scotland. MS. 15905, 39pp.
  • Journal of a Tour in Scotland, 1776.
    National Library of Scotland. MS. 1021, 47pp.
  • Journal of a Tour in Scotland in the Summer of 1789.
    National Library of Scotland. MS. 1080.
  • Letter Describing a Tour in Scotland c.1700.
    National Library of Scotland. MS. 1003, fol. 126.
  • Nine Months in Scotland, 1795-1796.
    National Library of Scotland. MS. 16. 2. 15. 65pp.
  • FARNIGTON, Joseph, Tours in Scotland in 1788 and 1792.
    Central Library of Edinburgh. TS. Acc. B. 22346. Class QYDA. 1861/792, M. pag.
  • WALKER, Patrick, Journals of Tours through Scotland, With Notes Descriptive and Historical.
    National Library of Scotland. MS . 20.5.1, 160pp; MS .20. 5. 2, 167pp; MS .20.5 .3, 156pp.

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Published travel narratives

  • BRISTED, John. A Pedestrian Tour Through Part of the Highlands of Scotland in 1801. 2 Vols. London: J. Wallis, 1803.
  • CAMPBELL, Alexander. A Journey from Edinburgh through Parts of North Britain Containing Remarks on Scottish Landscape; and Observations on Rural Economy, Natural History, Manufactures, Trade and Commerce. 2 Vols., 1802; rpt., London: J. Stockdale, 1811.
  • DEFOE, Daniel. A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great-Britain. 2 Vols., 1724-1727; rpt. London: Everyman’s Library, 1966.
  • LETTICE, John. Journal of a Tour in the Highlands, and Western Islands of Scotland in 1800. Edinburgh: W. Blackwood, 1903.
  • MURRAY, Sarah. A Companion and Useful Guide to the Beauties of Scotland. 1799; rpt., Hawick: Roxburghshire: Byway Books, 1982.
  • NEWTE, Thomas, pseud., (William Thomson). Prospects and Observations on a Tour in England and Scotland, Natural Oeconomical and Literary. London: G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1791.
  • SENEX, pseud., (Robert Reid). “My first Trip to Edinburgh in 1784”. Vol. II, Glasgow, Past and Present. Glasgow: David Robertson, 1884.
  • SKRINE, Henry. Three Successive Tours in the North of England, and Great Part of Scotland. London: W. Bulmer, 1795.
  • SHAW, Stebbing. A Tour in 1787 from London to the Western Islands of Scotland. London: Davis, 1788.
  • TAYLOR, Joseph. A Journey to Edenborough in Scotland 1705. Edenborough: W. Brown, 1903.
  • TOPHAM, Edward. Letters from Edinburgh, Written in the Years 1774 and 1775, Containing Some Observations on the Diversions, Customs, Manners and Laws of the Scotch Nation, during a Six Months’ Residence in Edinburgh. London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1776.

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Enlightenment Scotland

  • ADAMS, Ian H. The Making of Urban Scotland. London, Croom Helm Historical Geography Series, 1978.
  • BAIRD, William. “George Drummond: An Eighteenth-Century Lord Provost.” The Book of the Old Edinburgh Club, 4 (1911), 1-54.
  • BYROM, Connie.“The Pleasure Grounds of Edinburgh New Town.” Garden History 23 (1995): 67-90.
  • CARLYLE, Alexander. Anecdotes and Characters of the Times. 1860; ed.James Kingsley. London: OUP, 1973.
  • CATFORD, E.F. Edinburgh: The Story of a City. London: Hutchinson, 1975.
  • CHAMBERS, Robert. Traditions of Edinburgh. 1825; rpt.Edinburgh: Chambers, 1967.
  • CHITNIS, Anand C. The Scottish Enlightenment: A Social History. London: Groom Helm, 1976.
  • CREECH, William. Letters Addressed to Sir John Sinclair Respecting the Mode of Living, Arts, Commerce, Miterature, Manners of Edinburgh in 1763, and since That Period Illustrating the Statistical Progress of the Capital of Scotland. Edinburgh : William Creech, 1793.
  • CRUFT Kitty and Andrew FRASER, eds. James Craig 1744-95: The Ingenious Architect of the New Town. Edinburgh: Mercat Press, 1992.
  • DAICHES, David. The Paradox of Scottish Culture: The Eighteenth-Century Experience. London: OUP, 1964.
    Edinburgh: London: Hamish Hamilton, 1978.
  • DEVINE, T.M. The Scottish Nation 1700-2000. London: Penguin Books, 1999.
  • DUNBAR, John. G. The Architecture of Scotland. London: Batsford, 1964, 1978.
  • GODARD-DESMAREST, Clarisse ed. The New Town of Edinburgh. Edinburgh: John Donald, 2019.
  • GORDON, George. Perspectives of the Scottish City. Aberdeen University Press, 1985.
  • GORDON, George and Brian DICKS. Scottish Urban History. Aberdeen University Press, 1983.
  • GOW, Ian. “The Northern Athenian House” (1985), in the Archives of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.
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London

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Special references

Museums

Museums, historic buildings and documentation centres on urban history
(tel from abroad: 00 44)

Bath
(tel: (0)1225)

  • Number One
    The Royal Crescent
    Bath
    BA1 2LT
    428 126
    (closed Mondays)
  • Assembly Rooms
    Bennett Street
    Bath
    461 111
  • Pump Room
    Abbey Churchyard
    Bath
    477 785
  • Herschel’s House
    19 New King Street
    Bath
    311 342
  • Museum of the Building of Bath
    The Vineyards, The Paragon.
    Bath
    333 895
    (closed Mondays)
  • Sally Lunn’s Kitchen Museum
    North Parade Passage
    Bath
    461 634
  • Victoria Art Gallery
    Bridge Street
    Bath
    477 232

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  • Holburne Museum of Art
    Great Pulteney Street
    Bath
    BA2 4DB
    466 669
  • Fashion Research Centre
    4 The Circus
    Bath
    477 754
    (by appointment)
  • Jane Austen Centre
    40 Gay Street
    Bath
    BA1 2NT
    443 000
  • Prior Park
    Ralph Allen Drive
    Bath
    BA2 5AH
    833 422

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Edinburgh
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  • The National Gallery of Scotland
    The Mound
    Edinburgh
    EH2 2EL
    624 6200
  • The Museum of Scotland
    Chambers Street
    Edinburgh
    EH1 IJF
    225 7534
  • The Georgian House
    7 Charlotte Square
    Edinburgh
    EH2 4DR
    225 2160
  • Huntly House
    142 Canongate, Royal Mile
    Edinburgh
    EH8 8DD
    225 2424
  • The People’s Story
    Canongate Tolbooth
    163 Canongate
    Edinburgh
    EH8 8DE
    225 2424
    (closed Sundays)
  • The City Art Centre
    2 Market Street
    Edinburgh
    EH1 1DE
    529 3993
  • St Cecilia’s Hall and the Russell Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments
    Niddry Street
    Cowgate
    Edinburgh
    EH1 1LJ
    650 2806
  • The New Town Conservation Centre
    13a Dundas Street
    Edinbgh
    EH3 6QG
    557 52 22

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London
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  • The Museum of London
    150 London Wall
    London
    EC2Y RHN
    7600 3699
  • The National Gallery
    Trafalgar Square
    London
    WC2N 5DN
    7747 2885
  • The British Museum
    Great Russell Street
    London
    WC1B 3DG
    7636 1555
  • Dr. Johnson’s House
    17 Gough Square
    London
    EC4A 3DE
    7353 3745
  • Buckingham Palace
    The Mall
    London
    SW1A 1AA
    7839 1377
    (open August and September)
    The Queen’s Gallery (temporary exhibitions)
  • Somerset House
    The Strand
    London
    WC2R 1LA
    7845 4600

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  • Royal Academy of Arts
    Burlington House
    Piccadilly
    London
    W1V 0DS
    7300 8000
  • Science Museum
    Exhibition Road
    London
    SW7 2DD
    7938 8080
  • Sir John Soane’s Museum
    13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields
    London
    WC2A 3BP
    7405 2107
  • Theatre Museum
    Russell Street
    London
    WC2E 7PA
    7836 7891
    (closed Mondays)
  • Spencer House
    27 St James’s Place
    London
    SW1
    7514 1964
    (open Sundays)
  • Geffrye Museum
    Kingsland Road
    E2 8AE
    London
    7739 9893

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  • Wesley’s House
    49 City Road
    EC1Y 1AU
    London
    7253 2262
  • Foundling Museum
    40 Brunswick Square
    London
    WC1N 1AZ
    78 41 36 00
    (by appointment)
  • Fenton House
    Windmill Hill
    London
    NW3 6RT
    7435 3471
    (closed Monday-Tuesday, and Winter)
  • Fan Museum
    12 Crooms Hill
    Greenwich
    SE10 8ER
    7305 1441
  • Bank of England Museum
    Bartholomew Lane
    EC2R 8AH
    London
    7601 5545
    (closed Saturdays and Sundays)
  • Bramah Tea and Coffee Museum
    The Clove Building
    4 Mag Street
    London
    SE1 2NQ
    7378 0222

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In addition, paintings of London cityscapes may be seen at:

  • Goodwood House
    Chichester
    West Sussex
    PO18 0XP
    01243 755040
  • Alnick Castle
    Northumberland
    NE66 1NQ
    01665 510777
  • Grimsthorpe Castle
    Bourne
    Lincs
    PE10 0LZ
    01778 591259
  • Woburn Abbey
    Bedford
    Bedfordshire
    MK43 0TP
    01525 290666
  • Belvoir Castle
    Nr Grantham
    Lincolnshire
    NG32 1PD
    01476 870262

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and in the United States
(tel from abroad: 00 1)

  • The Metropolitan Museum, New York
    1000 Fifth Avenue
    New York
    NY 10028
    212 650 2774
  • The Frick Collection, New York
    1 East 70th St
    New York
    212 288 0700
  • The Yale Center for British Art
    1080 Chapel St
    New Haven
    CT 06510
    203 432 2800

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Electronic Resources

CD-ROMS

  • Georgian Cities / Les Villes en Grande-Bretagne au XVIIIe s, ed Cultures, Sociétés et Technologies de l’Information (Paris: Paris-Sorbonne, 2000).
  • Tim Hitchcock and Robert Shoemaker, Economic Growth and Social Change in the Eighteenth-Century English Town. TLTP CDRom, Glasgow, 1998.
  • The Eighteenth Century. Paris: EMME, 1996.
  • Il Settecento: Guida multimediale alla storia della civiltà europea diretta da Umberto Eco. Milan: Opera, 1997.
  • James Hutton, the Father of Modern Geology. Edinburgh: SCRAN, 1999.

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Internet sites

  • www.csti.paris-sorbonne.fr: site of the developers of the present website (Centre Cultures, Sociétés et Technologies de l’Information’, Université de Paris-Sorbonne)
  • www.nmsi.ac.uk: site of the Science Museum, with a section on the18th c.
  • www.bath.ac.uk: Computer Models of Georgian Cities made by the Centre for Advanced Studies in Architecture of the University of Bath
  • www.nms.ac.uk: site of the Museum of Scotland (Scottish History and Culture)
  • www.nls.uk: the website of the 2019-20 ‘Scottish Enlightenment’ exhibition at the National Library of Scotland with chapters such as ‘Philosophy and Religion’, ‘Society and Sociability’ ... and a ‘Learning Resource’ with extra documents.
  • www.digitens.eu: website of the DIGIT.EN.S Encyclopedia (Digital Encyclopedia of British Sociability)

 

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