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Sarah Stickney Ellis
- Separate private/public spheres
- Wrote: The Women of England: Their Social Duties and Domestic Habits (1838)
- Women are the moral center of society so long as they stay at home--remember: women calm men.Womens labor is much less than men
- advocated traditional values
- saw themselves as natural leaders of society
- detatchment from rich
- support abolition
- led anti-slave movement
- when you drink caffeine, you drink slave bones
- George Cruikshank
- The Bottle 1847
- Christians wanted to clean up the darn street!
- Offering bottle to his wife
- childeren are well behaved
- alcohol made him lose everything
- wrote: "The Nature of the Gothic"Dad was a wine merchant
- born wealthy, quicky person
- First architecture critic
- Venice->gothic architecture
- Ugly buildings can't produce learning
- bad architecture=bad society
- problem with captialism is that it alienates the worker
"The Nature of the Gothic"
- By: John Ruskin
- about Venice architecture and cultural declining and connection to moral, social and political structures.
- Values articulated in pre-Renaissance Gothic architecture.
- How do you expect to learn in an ugly building?
- Title: Ophelia
- By: John Everette Millais
- Date: 1851
- Boyfriend killed father, she got blamed for it, so she killed herself.
- John Ruskin likes it because it's his dead wife.
- Wrote: "In An Artist's studio"
- Can women be artists?
- Sarah Ellis
- Women: confined to domestic sphere
- Men: agency in the public sphere (political, literary, business).
- Reinvented Ghuttenberg Press
- Designer of furnature, stained glass, tapestries, wallpaper, and fabric.
- famous poet/novelist
- found Kelmscott press in 1890 that published fine books
- against mass manufacture/for aesthetics
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