Anna Jamieson

Love Sick

‘Crazy Jane’ was ubiquitous in the late 18th century, the archetypal figure of those driven mad by disappointed love. 

The Unhappy Mansion

Bedlam was a constant in art and literature throughout the 18th century. In it, madness was otherworldly, bestial, pitiable and female – a mirror for concerns about society. 

The Star is the Corpse

The dissection theatres of 17th-century Europe were tourist hot spots, spectacles that mixed medicine with art.

The Art of Advertising

Paris’ golden age of advertising bred a bold, exciting new art form and changed the face of the city.