History's beauties : women in the National Portrait Gallery, 1856-1900 / Lara Perry.
"The first monograph study of gender in a major museum, History's Beauties engages themes of gender, national identity, class cultures, and aesthetics in Victorian England to interpret the National Portrait Gallery's fascinating collection."--Jacket.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT :
|Series:||British art and visual culture since 1750, new readings.