S1.111 : Trophies of Empire / The Bluecoat : Liverpool : 1994

Bibliographic Record

Title and Statement of Responsiblity

Trophies of Empire / Design by Western Values; Printed by RAP

Summarization of Content

‘Trophies of Empire’ touring exhibition which visited  the English port cities of Liverpool, Bristol and Hull, each having a particular historical connection to the Atlantic Slave Trade. ‘Trophies of Empire’ invited sixteen artists and artist collectives to create new site-specific works reflecting on these cities and the historical significance of the year 1992, the quincentenary of Columbus’s arrival in the ‘New World’ in 1492. Published in 1994 by Bulecoat Gallery and John Moores University School of Design & Visual Arts in collaboration with Arnolfini, Bristol and Hull Time Based Arts. 

Publication/Production/Distribution Information

Liverpool, United Kingdom : Bluecoat Gallery , 1994 ; Bristol, United Kingdom : Arnolfini , 1994 ; Liverpool, United Kingdom : John Moores University School of Visual Art and Design , 1994

Identifier for Manifestation

ISBN 0952294109;ISBN 0907738389;ISBN 0952316110


72 pages 30 photographs (20.1cm x 20.2cm x 0.7cm)

Content Form and Media Type

text , still image : unmediated

Classification Scheme

CFCCA Library CollectionEvents literatureGroup Shows
CFCCA Library CollectionEvents literatureTravelling Events
CFCCA Library CollectionEvents literatureEvents by decade1990-1999

Access and Use

Access status

On site

Conditions on Access

The physical publication is available for research purposes in the CFCCA search room by appointment. Items in our library collection are not available for external loans.

Related Content

Related places

United Kingdom ()
Liverpool (is related to)
Kingston-upon-Hull (is related to)
Bristol ()
Scunthorpe ()

Related Terms

exhibition catalogues (is related to)
text (is related to)
still images (is related to)
English (is related to)
Latin (is related to)
polychrome (is related to)
Illustrations (is related to)
unmediated (is related to)
books (is related to)
On site (has access status)
Group Exhibitions (has or had subject)
Touring and Multisite Events (has or had subject)
The Bluecoat (has or had subject)
Arnolfini, Bristol, (1961-) (has or had subject)
Wilberforce House Museum, Kingston-upon-Hull (has or had subject)
Merseyside Maritime Museum, (1980-) (has or had subject)
Ferens Art Gallery (has or had subject)
The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe (has or had subject)
1994 Exhibitions (has or had subject)

Descriptive Notes

Rules or Conventions

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