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Lost illusions or adjusted ambitions? The case of Jan-Baptist Carstiaenssens

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Sharp carstiaenssens

  1. 1. LOST ILLUSIONS OR ADJUSTED AMBITIONS? THE CASE OF J.B. CARSTIAENSSENS STEVEN VAN IMPE HENDRIK CONSCIENCE LIBRARY ANTWERP
  2. 2. ANTWERP 1648-1748: ‘CENTURY OF MISFORTUNE’ 1713: AUSTRIAN NETHERLANDS AGE OF STABILITY INTERNATIONAL TRADE OF LUXURY ITEMS PRINTING FOR THE LOCALS
  3. 3. CARSTIAENSSENS 1767: APPRENTICE 1772: INDEPENDANT PRINTER, ‘BLACK EAGLE’ 1776: SECOND MARRIAGE, BANKRUPCY 1777: A NEW START, ‘WHITE CROSS’ 1789: AT THE ‘OEVER’; BRABANT REVOLUTION 1797: TRIAL FOR ANTI-FRENCH PAMPHLETS 1810: CLOSED DOWN BY THE FRENCH, ✝ 1802
  4. 4. PRODUCTION 1772: COLLECTION OF ENGRAVINGS OF SNOW STATUES AUTHOR: THE COUNT OF ROBIANO
  5. 5. PRODUCTION 1789: PAMPHLETS IN SUPPORT OF THE BRABANT REVOLUTION
  6. 6. PRODUCTION 1792: ANTI-FRENCH PAMPHLETS
  7. 7. PRODUCTION 1772-1810: SMALL PRAYERS MOSTLY LITANIES 12°, 2 LEAFS HUNDREDS
  8. 8. LOCATION SOCIAL ‘DOWNFALL’ OF LOCATION HARBOUR COMMERCIAL CENTER SECOND HAND MARKET
  9. 9. LOCATION
  10. 10. SOCIAL STANDING H.-J. MARTIN, “LES ESPACES DE LA VENTE À PARIS” ‘LA BOUTIQUE, LIEU DE SOCIABILITÉ’ CONSTITUTES A ‘MICROMILIEU’ MODEL FOR UPPER CLASS PRINTERS
  11. 11. SOCIAL STANDING CARSTIAENSSENS: ANTI-JOSEPHINE PAMPHLETS ANTI-REVOLUTIONARY PAMPHLETS SECRET MASSES WITH ‘A DOZEN’ ATTENDANTS TRIAL FOLLOWED BY ‘THOUSANDS’

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