Their work includes excavating the canal channel and repointing and restoring the towpath wall, built in the 1770s
, using the original bricks.
With a high demand for oil from marine animals, from the late 1770s
large numbers of European and North American private voyages brought back lucrative cargoes of oil from whales and seals, as well as the pelts of fur seals, from Antarctic.
The topics include the social histories of art, marketing strategies and the creation of taste in 17th-century Rome, Jan Meyssens' 1649 portfolio of artists: the conception and composition of the book Image de divers hommes d'esprit sublime (and the inclusion of three Italian painters, the capture of the Westmorland and the purchase of art in Rome during the 1770s
, and the economic and scholarly appraisal of ancient marbles in late-18th-century Rome.
The Byzantine church was twice destroyed by the Arab crusades but was rebuilt in the 1770s
. The last church service was held there in 1976 before the village of Lythrangomi was abandoned.
The building is a Grade II listed property and was built during the 1770s
. It's for sale at PS3.75 million from Kay & Co on 020 7262 2030.
The approximately 8,000 items in the collection mostly date from the 1770s
and 1780s and feature drafts of and notes on the Treaty of Paris; diplomatic correspondence with John Adams, King George III, Thomas Jefferson, and others; notes on his scientific observations, such as electricity; and more.
The ephemeral, contested nature of British authority during the 1760s and 1770s
created openings for men like Askin to develop a trade of smuggling liquor or to challenge the Hudson's Bay Company's monopoly over the fur trade, and allowed them to boast in front of British officers of having the "Key of Canada" in their pockets.
On the vast, uncharted Kentucky frontier of the 1770s
, Temperance Tucker has learned to be fleet of foot, accurate with her rifle, and silent about the past.
The freehold of the Georgian buildings, some of which date back to the 1770s
, had been put up for sale by Newcastle City Council as part of an ongoing process to sell off redundant buildings to help it cope with budget cuts, and they fetched PS906,000.
Her book traces the Comte de Laperouse's doomed attempt to circumnavigate the globe and explore the New World in the late 1770s
. Each chapter expands upon true events in countries visited by the sister ships, Boussole and Astrolabe, told from the perspective of the crew, scientists, natives and relatives.
Riley begins at the end point in many ways, providing an overview of minor-mode symphonies written in and around Vienna primarily from the 1750s to the 1770s
; the following chapters provide analytic evidence to support his propositions.