Rudolph Ackermann: The Repository of arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics (461 words)

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The Repository of Arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics, a monthly magazine of 60-70 pages, was published in monthly issues by Rudolph Ackermann (1764–1834), from 1809 to 1829, from his shop, “The Repository of Arts” at 101 Strand, London. Thanks to scanning grants provided by Google, The Repository of Arts is now available online and enables anyone interested to access this bellwether of popular cultural sentiment across the early years of the nineteenth century.

Since Ackermann was a trained engraver (as well as skilled saddle maker and designer of coaches and carriages), the inclusion of hand-coloured high-quality lithographs illustrating …

Citation: Clark, Robert. "The Repository of arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 02 June 2017 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=36244, accessed 16 January 2021.]

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