Alice on the Line by Doris Blackwell, Douglas Lockwood

By Doris Blackwell, Douglas Lockwood

This actual tale of lifestyles on the Alice on the flip of the century is not just a booklet of significant old curiosity, it displays a deep love for the rustic and the people.

The city that's Alice used to be a telegraph station while Doris Bradshaw Blackwell moved there as a tender woman in 1899. Her father, Thomas Bradshaw, was once the officer accountable for the Alice Springs Telegraph Station from 1899 to 1908. This publication captures the ambience of these early days.

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Starkey also discusses Egyptian travelers to Europe (280–86). 19. -M. , Egyptomania: Egypt in Western Art, 1730–1930 (1994), to be read with a review by Brian A. Curran, Art Bulletin 78 (1996): 739–44; and by J. S. Curl, Egyptomania: The Egyptian Revival: A Recurring Theme in the History of Taste (1994). 20. C. -M. Humbert et al. (1994): 227–35; also illustrated is a Sèvres tea service taken by Napoleon to Saint Helena (240–241). The large numbers of dinner services and dining paraphernalia from many countries, monarchs, and groups on exhibit in Apsley House in London shows that this was to be a typical offering to the Duke, but only the service from Louis XVIII features Egyptian themes.

Pomeroy, “Forging a Career in the Sixteenth Century: Lavinia Fontana of Bologna,” Women in the Arts 16 (1998): 4–8. 15. For an overview, J. Black, The British Abroad: The Grand Tour in the Eighteenth Century (1992); also E. Chaney, The Evolution of the Grand Tour (1998).  Starkey and J. , Travellers in Egypt (2001). 16. For an overview with extensive bibliography, D. Dykstra, “The French occupation of Egypt, 1798–1801,” in M. W. , The Cambridge History of Egypt, vol. 2 (1998): 113–38; for accounts of the motivations and politics of the campaign, A.

In a hurry. The situation was a little too explosive for her in Rome after the assassination of Julius Caesar. C L E OPAT R A’ S S TAY I N ROM E This stay in Rome has stimulated the imaginations of many: not just novelists and film-makers, but some eminent scholars as well. It led to inventive surmise about the powerful and baleful influence exercised by Cleopatra over the Roman dictator. 3 The visit in Rome induced certain researchers to put credence in the rumors that circulated (then or later) about Caesar’s elaborate plans for the future.

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