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‘Lovely Objects’ & Natural History Specimens, Jane Wildgoose

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Jane Wildgoose traces interconnections between nineteenth-century British colonial expansion, developments in the study of natural history and ideological discourses concerning racial hierarchy, investigating the circumstances surrounding Jane Franklin’s collection of ‘lovely objects,’ as wife of arctic explorer and lieutenant governor of Tasmania John Franklin, during the 1830s and 1840s.

Full title: ‘Lovely Objects’ & Natural History Specimens: Jane Franklin’s ‘Civilising Experiment’ of Pan-imperial Significance. WML Pamphlet No. 2

Paperback, 148mm x 210mm, 80pp, PUR-bound. Uncoated FSC-certified wood-free uncoated paperstock (cover), FSC-certified natural recycled paper stock (pages). Printed in England. Publication date 27 October 2023

ISBN 9780957382862