100 Pioneering Women (National Portrait Gallery)

 
9781855147461: 100 Pioneering Women (National Portrait Gallery)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

100 Pioneering Women presents a selection of images of remarkable women , who have defied the expectations of their gender and made extraordinary contributions to British life over the past four centuries. An introduction from the Gallery’s Senior Curator of Eighteenth Century Collections consider s the representation of women in the Collection and the efforts being made to redress historical imbalances through the acquisition of portraits of notable women from the last four centuries . Extended captions provide context about ea ch sitter’s life and work and remind us of the impact of women in spheres as diverse as politics, science and medicine, the arts, engineering and law. This book features some of the National Portrait Gallery’s most famous sitters – Elizabeth I, writer and women’s rights advocate Mary Wollstonecraft, scientist Dorothy Hodgkin and architect and businesswoman Zaha Hadid – as well as paintings and photographs of lesser - known women whose influence is equally significant. A recently acquired portrait of anti - FGM campaigner an d psychotherapist Leyla Hussein, a bromide cabinet card of Helena Normanton, the first woman to prac tise as a barrister in England, and a self - portrait by Angelica Kauffmann, one of the founding member s of the Royal Academy , are also included in this highly illustrated publication .

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Stock Image

1.

National Portrait Gallery
Published by National Portrait Gallery Publications, United Kingdom (2018)
ISBN 10: 1855147467 ISBN 13: 9781855147461
New Paperback Quantity available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description National Portrait Gallery Publications, United Kingdom, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. 100 Pioneering Women presents a selection of images of remarkable women, who have defied the expectations of their gender and made extraordinary contributions to British life over the past four centuries. An introduction from the Gallery's Senior Curator of Eighteenth Century Collections considers the representation of women in the Collection and the efforts being made to redress historical imbalances through the acquisition of portraits of notable women from the last four centuries. Extended captions provide context about each sitter's life and work and remind us of the impact of women in spheres as diverse as politics, science and medicine, the arts, engineering and law. This book features some of the National Portrait Gallery's most famous sitters - Elizabeth I, writer and women's rights advocate Mary Wollstonecraft, scientist Dorothy Hodgkin and architect and businesswoman Zaha Hadid - as well as paintings and photographs of lesser - known women whose influence is equally significant. A recently acquired portrait of anti-FGM campaigner and psychotherapist Leyla Hussein, a bromide cabinet card of Helena Normanton, the first woman to practise as a barrister in England, and a self-portrait by Angelica Kauffmann, one of the founding members of the Royal Academy, are also included in this highly illustrated publication. Seller Inventory # HUK9781855147461

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
11.23
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

2.

National Portrait Gallery
Published by National Portrait Gallery Publications, United Kingdom (2018)
ISBN 10: 1855147467 ISBN 13: 9781855147461
New Paperback Quantity available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description National Portrait Gallery Publications, United Kingdom, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. 100 Pioneering Women presents a selection of images of remarkable women, who have defied the expectations of their gender and made extraordinary contributions to British life over the past four centuries. An introduction from the Gallery's Senior Curator of Eighteenth Century Collections considers the representation of women in the Collection and the efforts being made to redress historical imbalances through the acquisition of portraits of notable women from the last four centuries. Extended captions provide context about each sitter's life and work and remind us of the impact of women in spheres as diverse as politics, science and medicine, the arts, engineering and law. This book features some of the National Portrait Gallery's most famous sitters - Elizabeth I, writer and women's rights advocate Mary Wollstonecraft, scientist Dorothy Hodgkin and architect and businesswoman Zaha Hadid - as well as paintings and photographs of lesser - known women whose influence is equally significant. A recently acquired portrait of anti-FGM campaigner and psychotherapist Leyla Hussein, a bromide cabinet card of Helena Normanton, the first woman to practise as a barrister in England, and a self-portrait by Angelica Kauffmann, one of the founding members of the Royal Academy, are also included in this highly illustrated publication. Seller Inventory # HUK9781855147461

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
11.26
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

3.

National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain) (creator)
Published by National Portrait Gallery 2018-03-01, London (2018)
ISBN 10: 1855147467 ISBN 13: 9781855147461
New paperback Quantity available: > 20
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)

Book Description National Portrait Gallery 2018-03-01, London, 2018. paperback. Condition: New. Language: ENG. Seller Inventory # 9781855147461

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
9.65
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.75
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

4.

National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 10: 1855147467 ISBN 13: 9781855147461
New Paperback Quantity available: > 20
Seller:
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)

Book Description 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Paperback. 100 Pioneering Women presents a selection of images of remarkable women , who have defied the expectations of their gender and made extraordinary contributions to British life over t.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 176 pages. 0.340. Seller Inventory # 9781855147461

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
15.22
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

5.

Gallery, National Portrait
ISBN 10: 1855147467 ISBN 13: 9781855147461
New Quantity available: 1
Seller:
Books Puddle
(New York, NY, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 26376288580

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
14.69
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

6.

Gallery, National Portrait
Published by National Portrait Gallery (2018)
ISBN 10: 1855147467 ISBN 13: 9781855147461
New Paperback Quantity available: 2
Seller:
The Monster Bookshop
(Fleckney, United Kingdom)

Book Description National Portrait Gallery, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. BRAND NEW ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Seller Inventory # mon0003242005

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
10.18
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 7.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

7.

Gallery, National Portrait
ISBN 10: 1855147467 ISBN 13: 9781855147461
New Quantity available: 1
Seller:
Majestic Books
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 370805403

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
12.90
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

8.

Gallery, National Portrait
ISBN 10: 1855147467 ISBN 13: 9781855147461
New Quantity available: 2
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)

Book Description Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # ria9781855147461_new

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
12.38
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 7.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

9.

Gallery, National Portrait
Published by National Portrait Gallery Publications
ISBN 10: 1855147467 ISBN 13: 9781855147461
New Paperback / softback Quantity available: 5
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)

Book Description National Portrait Gallery Publications. Paperback / softback. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 4 working days. Seller Inventory # B9781855147461

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
11.74
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 11.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

10.

National Portrait Gallery
Published by National Portrait Gallery 2018-03-01 (2018)
ISBN 10: 1855147467 ISBN 13: 9781855147461
New Paperback Quantity available: > 20
Seller:
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)

Book Description National Portrait Gallery 2018-03-01, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 6666-HCE-9781855147461

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
8.88
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 14.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book