- Title Pages
- 1 Introduction: art in the first industrial society
- 2 Lorenzo in Liverpool: William Roscoe, civic myths and the institutionalisation of urban culture
- 3 An ‘ornament to the town’? The Royal Manchester Institution and early public art patronage in Manchester
- 4 From private to civic: the diverse origins of the municipal art gallery movement
- 5 A ‘solid foundation’? Art schools and art education
- 6 The art of philanthropy? The formation and development of the Walker Art Gallery
- 7 A problem of scale and leadership? Manchester’s municipal ambitions and the ‘failure’ of public spirit
- 8 Challenging ‘the ocean of mediocrity and pretence’? The alternative visions of the Whitworth and Harris galleries
- 9 The rise and fall of the municipal art gallery movement? The public and private dimensions of local civic art
- High culture and tall chimneys
- Manchester University Press
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