From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Art and culture
- In 1846 and 1847 Charles Baudelaire became acquainted with the works of Edgar Allan Poe.
- American author Edgar Allan Poe prints the final edition of the Broadway Journal, a journal he owned for only a few months, with the final issue dated January 3, 1846. Poe also publishes "The Philosophy of Composition".
- The term folklore was coined by William Thoms who wanted to use an Anglo-Saxon term for what was then called "popular antiquities".
- Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens
- "Club des Hachichins" by Gautier
- Psyche; zur Entwicklungsgeschichte der Seele by Carl Gustav Carus
- A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear
- John Ruskin Modern Painters II (1846)
- Paris Salon of 1846
- The Double: A Petersburg Poem
- Noah's Ark (1846) - Edward Hicks
- February 26 – Buffalo Bill, American soldier and hunter (d. 1917)
- Comte de Lautréamont (1846 - 1870)
- Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846 - 1916)
- Jean-Baptiste Benoît Eyriès (1767 - 1846)
- Rodolphe Töpffer (1799 - 1846)
- Jan Frans Willems (1793-1846)