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Living Pictures, Missing Persons:
Mannequins, Museums, and Modernity
Mark B. Sandberg

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS vii
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xiii
CHAPTER ONE: The Idea of Effigy 1
CHAPTER TWO: Upstairs, Downstairs at the Wax Museum 18
A Scandinavian Panoptikon 26
Ape in the Human 29
CHAPTER THREE: The Wax Effigy as Recording Technology 37
Annihilation of Space and Time 40
Effigy as Index 47
Persuasive Relics 59
CHAPTER FOUR: Figure and Tableau 69
Showing Stories 71
The Living Tableau 82
Toeing the Line 95
Entrapment Scenarios 108
CHAPTER FIVE: Panoptikon, Metropolis, and the Urban Uncanny 117
Small Big Cities 119
Urbanity and Orientalism 126
The City in the Mirror 135
CHAPTER SIX: Vanishing Culture 145
Cultural Juxtaposition 153
Tableaux for Tourists 161
Cradle or Grave? 168
CHAPTER SEVEN: Dead Bones Rise 178
Homeless Objects 182
Props 191
CHAPTER EIGHT: Insiders 202
Cohabitation 208
Traces 216
Home, Again 224
CHAPTER NINE: Farmers and Flaneurs 232
Cultural-Historical Intoxication 238
Goldi-Locks 245
Rubes and Gypsies 250
Greater Skansen 255
CHAPTER TEN: Material Mobility 261
NOTES 275

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