People, Place, and Power in Eighteenth-Century Ghent

Personnages and Pathways 2

This image records the names of each person who attended the event in which the king's representative swore his oath. This image is the largest in the book, and requires the reader to pull it out to its full size to view all of the names.

The following video demonstrates how users would have interacted with this image:

Using data gleaned from the book's text and images, including the one above, we were able to discover and track the names and ranks of those listed in the text, who was present at each locale, how they proceeded from one place to the next, and in what numbers.

The network graph below maps out the dignitaries who attended each event, as well as those who were absent:

Move on to the next page to explore the events in which these dignitaries participated.

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