PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
Mills, Ralph (2018). 'A chimney-piece in Plumtree-court, Holborn': Plaster of Paris "Images" and Nineteenth Century Working-Class Material Culture. In Paraphernalia! Victorian Objects. Kingstone, Helen and Lister, Kate (Eds). London: Routledge, pp 99-121. | PAGE 1 |
Mills, Ralph (2016). Everyday Magic: Some Mysteries of the Mantelpiece. In Public History Review Vol 23, pp 74-88. | PAGE 1 |
Mills, Ralph (2015). Material Culture in Miniature: The Historical Archaeology of Nineteenth-Century Miniature Objects, in Brooks, Alasdair (Ed) The Importance of British Material Culture to Historical Archaeologies of the Nineteenth Century. University of Nebraska Press. | PAGE 1 |
Mills, Ralph (2015). The Prosaic Platter, In Brown, Steve, Clarke, Anne and Frederick, Ursula (Eds), Object Stories: Artefacts and Archaeologists. Walnut Creek CA: Left Coast Press. pp 139-146. | PAGE 1 |
Mills, Ralph (2014). A flint tool/Pawprint/Two railroad spikes/Ceramic doll arm. In Lost and Found. Manchester: MIRIAD, pp 38-41. | MORE |
Italian Image-sellers, Plaster of Paris and Working-class Mantelpieces.
At The International Conference on the Image, Venice, Italy.
Images of Taste: The nineteenth-century working-class mantelpiece - plaster parrots, Napoleons and Venuses de Milo.
At The working class at home symposium. London: Geffreye Museum, London.
Cats, Parrots and Napoleons: The Global Materiality of the Nineteenth Century Working-Class Mantelpiece.
All Things Victorian conference, University of Portsmouth.
"Buy my him-a-ges:" the importance of figurinai, wandering Italian "image-sellers," around the nineteenth-century world.
Cross-National Elements of the Nineteenth Century conference, University of Wolverhampton.
"Very fine, very cheap, very pretty!" The three-dimensional materiality of nineteenth century "images".
The Association of Art Historians Image Matters conference, Manchester School of Art/Manchester Metropolitan University.
A Little Vertical Archaeology.
The Strata Conference: University of Birmingham, Centre for the Study of Cultural Modernity.
A chimney-piece in Plumtree-court, Holborn.
Victorian Paraphernalia Conference, The Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies and the Northern Nineteenth-Century Network. Leeds Trinity University.
Excavation (with Prof Steve Dixon); excavation and installation.
International Ceramics Biennial, Spode Works, Stoke-on-Trent.
Material Memories and Spirit of Place in Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal
Mapping Cultures conference, Coimbra, Portugal.
Some Mysteries of the Mantelpiece.Society for Historical Archaeology Annual Conference, Quebec.
Interim exhibition, The Paper Gallery, Manchester.
Saudade, In search of material memories.
Design for Desertification conference, Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal.
Mischief on the mantelpiece?
The Performative Mischief symposium, Loughborough University.
Bad Things on the Mantelpiece?
The Good Things and Bad Things conference, Nottingham Contemporary.
£0.99 Archaeology: Small Things Considered
The Contemporary History and Archaeology in Theory conference, York.
Last updated: 1st February 2018