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BRIDGET WHELAN

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Thursday, 30 September 2010

The Cult of Celebrity Georgian style

Interesting post in The Spectator's arts blog about about how the Georgians did celebrity.  Emma Hamilton could take on anyone....click on the title of this post to go there

2 comments:

eeleenlee said...

Its funny how celeb culture and worship is perceived as a modern phenomenon.

Bridget Whelan said...

Yep....nothing new under the sun. Always thought there was strong parallels between Princess Di and Princess Charlotte of Wales - especially public expression of mourning at their premature deaths...ballads 19c equiv of Hello and Get Closer magazines....?