In Focus


We are grateful to Amy Concannon for her development of this In Focus and to Dr Brian Young, Professor John Thornes, Professor Charles Watkins and The Very Reverend June Osborne for their valuable contributions to the project.

This In Focus was sponsored by Christie’s, who have generously provided funding for collection research at Tate. For further information and to read other publications from the programme, visit the project page.

Amy Concannon, Assistant Curator, British Art, 1790–1850, Tate
Dr Brian Young, Tutor in Modern History, University of Oxford
Professor John E. Thornes, Emeritus Professor of Applied Meteorology, University of Birmingham
Professor Charles Watkins, Professor of Rural Geography, University of Nottingham
The Very Reverend June Osborne, Dean of Salisbury

Series editor: Jennifer Mundy, Head of Collection Research, Tate
Project editor: Celia White, Collection Research Editor, Tate
Digital editor: Susannah Worth, Digital Editor (Research), Tate

ISBN 978-1-84976-534-3