Henry Hugh Armstead

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  • The Stockbridge Cup Analysis

    The Stockbridge Cup, 1870 British, London The second piece is dish designed by Henry Hugh Armstead (British, London 1828–1905 London). For firm of Hancock and Co., London, England. The material of this dish is silver and parcel gilt. The diameter is 28 1/4 in. (71.8 cm)This dish is metal work silver. Also, it is gift of Margaret A. Darrin, 1990. This large dish was the prize winner of the Stockbridge race, run every year, with a silver "cup" for the owner of the winning horse. The value of the silver being the monetary value of the prize, in 1870 the value of the prize was 280 pounds—a considerable sum then. The name of the winning horse was Mortimer and the owner was a T. French. The length of the course was seven furlongs (1.75 miles). The scenes around the border and in the center of the plate recall the days of the early Norman kings, William I, William II, and Henry I, whose seat was at Winchester, not far from Stockbridge. Scenes from their eventful lives are pictured in the six ovals on the border of the dish. The central scene shows the near fatal ambush of Henry I in Dives, a town on the Channel coast of Normandy, the harbor from where his father, William, duke of Normandy, had launched his successful invasion of Britain in 1066. The trophy is in the style of Henry Hugh Armstead (1828–1905), who may have…

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  • Australia Film Analysis

    Good morning/afternoon, ladies and gentlemen of the Australian Film festival selection panel for 2016, I present to you an amazing and accurate representation of Australian culture and community, the film directed by Baz Luhrmann, Australia. The film Australia was set in 1939, Lady Sarah Ashley played by Nicole Kidman travels from Britain to Australia to meet her husband Maitland Ashley played by Anton Monsted in northern Australia as the business is failing at Faraway Downs Farm. Maitland…

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  • Lewis Grassic Gibbon's Sunset Song (1932)

    Lewis Grassic Gibbon was the pseudonym of James Leslie Mitchell (1901-1935). Born of peasant ancestry, Gibbon was an active socialist and writer at work during the Scottish Renaissance of the early to mid twentieth century alongside such contemporaries as Neil M. Gunn (1891-1973) and Hugh MacDiarmid (1892-1978). The author 's careful employment of stream-of-consciousness technique, the Scots idiom and social realism have marked this particular text out as one of the most innovative and defining…

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  • Georgia Flu Outbreak: A Scene Analysis

    conversation with Laura. When the call ends, the audience will see Jeevan knocking on the door to his brother’s apartment. This will be done at an eye level shot. This shot will exactly match what happens in the last three paragraphs on page 26. For the role of Jeevan, I would cast Michael Weatherly from NCIS. Whenever I picture Jeevan, I picture a tall young looking man with brown hair. Michael Weatherly fits this description. In NCIS, Weatherly’s character struggles to find a girlfriend and…

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  • Why Is Donald Trump A Good President

    fact alone is enough to deem Mr. Trump as unfit to be president. Yes, Donald Trump has a resume filled with experience in numerous other industries, but in a day in age where most places of employment require prior experience in the field, shouldn’t we expect the same from our Commander in chief? Along with experience, coming into a job knowledgeable about what you’ll be dealing with is a quality that will benefit both the employee and their work. Numerous interviews and debates prior to the…

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  • Sex The Revolution Film Analysis

    Filmmakers Hart Perry and Dana Heinz Perry complied what they believe are the strongest events that influenced the contemporary view of sex. In their four-part series titled Sex: The Revolution, we are presented with what the filmmakers refer to as “the sexual revolution" and how it changed American society. The film identifies many events that, when combined, led the way for rapid development in American sexuality. With the rise of Hugh Hefner’s Playboy, the advent of oral contraceptives, and…

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  • Ted Hugh Evans

    Ted Talks Write-Up # 2 I. Name and background of presenter (Approximately ½ of a single-spaced page). Hugh Evans was the presenter. Evans is the Founder and CEO of the Global Poverty Project. When he was very young Evans spent time in the Philippines living among people that lived in filth and severe poverty. He said that when he was younger, he asked a lot of questions, most of them were “Why” questions. As he sat amongst the filth and poverty with the friends he met while on his travels, he…

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  • Analysis Of Pacsun's Materialism

    Although very unordinary, these clothes are designed this way for one main reason: to promote prestige and uniqueness. It would be fine if Pacsun’s goal for profit did not affect their consumers. However, along with their clothes, they sell the ideas and lifestyle of living without responsibilities and without restrictions, which will lead to prestige. These young consumers view themselves as self-made if they are able to afford expensive things and do whatever they want. The store uses this to…

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  • Sugar Film Supersize Me

    contrary he makes it explicitly clear that sugar isn’t evil, but life can be so much better if you get rid of it So with the help of his experts; Sharon Johnston, nutritionist and David Gillespie, Lawyer and Author of ‘Sweet Poison’, Gameau embarks on a journey that shows his opinion about sugar. Throughout the documentary, he also involves the help of Hugh Jackman who does some hocus pocus with visual aides concocted with sugar granules on a lit-up podium to illustrate the history of sugar and…

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  • Norma Jeane Mortenson's Iconic Marilyn Monroe

    the years that Monroe was murdered, but the cause of her death was identified as prescription-drug overdose. Arthur Jacobs, her chief publicist would never speak of the scene in her bedroom, because it was “too horrible to talk about”. The police arrived around 4:30 a.m. and then there was the curious sight of Eunice Murray, The housekeeper who had discovered the body, washing the bed sheets in the middle of the night. Monroe was faced down, nude with the door locked, with a bottle of pills in…

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