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Archaeology, archival practices and national identities in the Iconographic repertoire of Spain (1915-1929)

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dc.contributor.author Mallart, Lucila
dc.date.accessioned 2024-01-09T07:58:30Z
dc.date.available 2024-01-09T07:58:30Z
dc.date.issued 2022
dc.identifier.citation Mallart L. Archaeology, archival practices and national identities in the Iconographic repertoire of Spain (1915-1929). Nuncius: annali di storia della scienza. 2022 Dec;37(3):590-614. DOI: 10.1163/18253911-bja10041
dc.identifier.issn 0394-7394
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/58656
dc.description.abstract Archaeology was central to the research and public policies of the Mancomunitat de Catalunya, an administrative commonwealth that led Catalonia between 1914 and 1923. While some aspects of this connection, such as the interplay between archaeology and Catalan nationalism and the contribution of the archaeologist Pere Bosch Gimpera are well known, other key developments of the period remain largely unstudied. This is the case of the Iconographic Repertoire of Spain, an archive set up in 1915 by the architects and art historians Josep Puig i Cadafalch and Jeroni Martorell with the purpose of visually documenting Spain’s art history. This article fills this gap by exploring the political and epistemological significance of archaeological research and of archaeological “photo-objects” in the making of the Repertoire. In particular, it discusses the role of Iberian culture within the Repertoire; the setting up of a nation-wide archive from a peripheral location such as Barcelona; and the connection of the Repertoire to the utopia of the “total photo archive”.
dc.description.sponsorship This research is part of the project “Prehistories of the Installation: From Ecclesiastical Baroque to Modern Interiors,” UE-PGC2018–098348-A-I00, funded by the Spanish State Research Agency and the European Regional Development Fund.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Brill Academic Publishers
dc.relation.ispartof Nuncius: annali di storia della scienza. 2022 Dec;37(3):590-614
dc.rights © Brill Academic Publishers https://doi.org/10.1163/18253911-bja10041
dc.title Archaeology, archival practices and national identities in the Iconographic repertoire of Spain (1915-1929)
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/18253911-bja10041
dc.subject.keyword Photo archives
dc.subject.keyword History of archaeology
dc.subject.keyword National identity
dc.subject.keyword Catalonia
dc.subject.keyword Modern Spanish history
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/ES/2PE/PGC2018-098348-A-I00
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
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