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William Kynan-Wilson: Frames and Fashion

Ottoman Costume Books as Material Texts

The Skilliter Centre for Ottoman Studies, The Skilliter Centre for Ottoman Studies, Newnham College, Cambridge CB3 9DF UK


Part of the Skilliter Centre’s Ottomans Online series, this lecture, given on February 25, 2021, is now available online on the centre’s website.

Dr William Kynan-Wilson, Lecturer in Department of History of Art, University of Bristol, discusses the role of illustrated travel accounts from the 16th and 17th centuries as resources for research.

He is the editor, with John Munns, of Henry of Blois: New Interpretations (Boydell Press, 2021), the first modern study devoted to one of the 12-century’s most enigmatic, influential and fascinating figures


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