Dr Tom Stammers

 

Biography:

Tom Stammers is a cultural historian of France from the Revolution down to the end of the nineteenth century. His PhD thesis and forthcoming book explore questions of collecting, material culture and heritage in post-revolutionary Paris. He is currently finishing research related to early collectors of revolutionary prints, the afterlives of Rococo artefacts, clandestine worker theatres and the political controversies surrounding the antiques trade. Future research projects include a study of artisans and connoisseurs in the nineteenth-century museum, entitled the 'untutored eye'. Tom is interested in a wide range of historiographical and theoretical controversies related to eighteenth and nineteenth-century Europe.


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