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  1. Peter Ackroyd’s Venice (2013)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 164 minutes), £19.99

    Historian and novelist Peter Ackroyd embarks on a tour of Venice based on his book ‘Pure Venice’, Ackroyd. The four-part series features chapters on The City as Architecture; The City as Art; The City as...

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  2. Francesco’s Venice (2006)

    Subject
    Geography; History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 240 minutes), £19.99

    Documentary series telling the story of the birth of Venice. How a city of palaces, gold and jewels, art and treasures arose out of the swamp of a malaria-ridden lagoon. Presented by Francesco da Mosto.

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  3. Turner and Venice (2003)

    Subject
    Art
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 40 minutes), £17.99

    Venice is the subject that dominates the later paintings and watercolours of J.M.W Turner. Filmed in Italy and London, and produced alongside Tate’s major 2003-4 exhibition, this film explores all aspects...

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  4. Venice: A Second-Hand City? (2002)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, VHS (PAL, 30 minutes), £145.00 +VAT +p&p

    In 1611, Thomas Coryat published ‘Observations of Venice’, a travel guide which referred to the city as ‘the most glorious and heavenly view upon the water that ever any mortal eye beheld’. This view...

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  5. Church and Mosque: Religious Architecture in Venice and Istanbul (1999 Video)

    Subject
    Architecture
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 30 min., 2000 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Examines the works of architects Palladio and Sinan. Contemporaries living in rival cities, the two are often credited as the fathers of two very different types of architecture - Western and Islamic. Looks...

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  6. Richard Murphy: Scarpa, The Venetian (1997 Multimedia)

    Subject
    Architecture
    Distribution
    Sale, Audiocassette. 30 min; 24 slides. col., 1998 sale: £45.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Architect Richard Murphy examines how the late Carlo Scarpa has understood the nature of the city of Venice. Scarpa is considered by architects as the great authority on how to intervene creatively in...

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  7. Venice & Antwerp 1: The Cities Compared (1990 Video)

    Producer
    Nick Levinson
    Subject
    Architecture
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min., 1998 sale: £195.00 (+VAT +p&p) pair

    Between 1496 and 1538 a major change of attitude towards public building and spaces took place in Venice and development took place around the Piazza San Marco and the Rialto. This contrasts with Antwerp...

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  8. Venice & Antwerp 2: Forms of Religion (1990 Video)

    Producer
    Nick Levinson
    Subject
    Architecture; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min., 1998 sale: £195.00 (+VAT +p&p) pair

    Shot on location in Venice and Antwerp, the programme compares the social impact of religion in the 16th century. Religion dominated many aspects of life now cared for by social services. Despite Catholic...

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  9. Shakespeare’s Restless World: Sex and the City (Radio)

    Producer
    Paul Kobrak
    Subject
    Drama; History

    Twelfth of a twenty-part radio series in which the director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, presents an object-based history of the time of Shakespeare to explore how Elizabethan and Jacobean...

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