Examples of Smarthistory essays

Sainte-Chapelle, Île de la Cité, Paris, 1248

Annotated example essays

The following two Google docs show example Smarthistory essays with annotatations that refer to the Smarthistory style guidelines.

Annotated Smarthistory essay: Still Life with Peaches

Annotated Smarthistory essay: Illustration from the Akbarnama

Example essays (without annotations)

Object-based essays

Michel Tuffery, Pisupo Lua Afe

The Great Relief at Mamallapuram


Historical periods or styles

The Art of Conquest in England and Normandy

Baroque art, an introduction


Thematic essays

The Life of Malagan

Parchment (the good, the bad, and the ugly)

Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Naraelle Hohensee, "Examples of Smarthistory essays," in Smarthistory, July 21, 2017, accessed February 20, 2020, https://smarthistory.org/essay-examples/.