Anne Oldfield’s Domestic Interiors: Auctions, Material Culture and Celebrity

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Anne Oldfield’s Domestic Interiors: Auctions, Material Culture and Celebrity. / Van Hensbergen, Claudine.

Intimacy and Celebrity in Eighteenth-Century Literary Culture: Public Interiors. ed. / Emrys D. Jones; Victoria Joule. Springer, 2018. p. 35-58.

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Harvard

Van Hensbergen, C 2018, Anne Oldfield’s Domestic Interiors: Auctions, Material Culture and Celebrity. in ED Jones & V Joule (eds), Intimacy and Celebrity in Eighteenth-Century Literary Culture: Public Interiors. Springer, pp. 35-58. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-76902-8_3

APA

Van Hensbergen, C. (2018). Anne Oldfield’s Domestic Interiors: Auctions, Material Culture and Celebrity. In E. D. Jones, & V. Joule (Eds.), Intimacy and Celebrity in Eighteenth-Century Literary Culture: Public Interiors (pp. 35-58). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-76902-8_3

Vancouver

Van Hensbergen C. Anne Oldfield’s Domestic Interiors: Auctions, Material Culture and Celebrity. In Jones ED, Joule V, editors, Intimacy and Celebrity in Eighteenth-Century Literary Culture: Public Interiors. Springer. 2018. p. 35-58 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-76902-8_3

Author

Van Hensbergen, Claudine. / Anne Oldfield’s Domestic Interiors: Auctions, Material Culture and Celebrity. Intimacy and Celebrity in Eighteenth-Century Literary Culture: Public Interiors. editor / Emrys D. Jones ; Victoria Joule. Springer, 2018. pp. 35-58

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