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The Reverend Mr. Edward Hitchin, B.D

A half-length portrait of The Reverend Mr. Edward Hitchin, dissenting minister at Spitalfields, looking forward, with body turned to the left, in wig and bands; a curtain behind, open on the left to reveal two shelves of book with only one spine title...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Jul 2013

Sancho’s feast

Sancho sits beside his physician Pedro Rezzio who stays his hand that is posed with a fork full of meat. Two platters have already been placed on the table, and two more (one with a rabbit and the other with clams) are brought to the table by two young...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Jul 2013

4 logger heads, or B-e triumphant

Receipt for White’s “Sketches of Characters … illustrative of the counties of Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, and Middlesex”, showing three figures carrying a fourth on their backs, lettered below with ’4 Logger heads or / B –...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Jul 2013

William Hogarth

Self-portrait of William Hogarth in a fur cap, looking right; a bust in an oval canvas resting on volumes of Shakespeare’s works; with his dog Trump on the right. In the lower right, an artist’s palette engraved with the words: “The...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Jul 2013

A domestic scene in a garden

Mounted with three other prints in the series. To view other prints search by call number 799.05.01.01. Printmaker: Ryder, Thomas, 1746-1810, printmaker. Title: [A domestic scene in a garden] [graphic] / Hogarth pinxt. ; T. Ryder sculpt. Published:...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Jul 2013

Sigismunda

The Drawing was made by Mr Edwd Edwards Associate of the Royal Academy & finished in April 1764 under the inspection of Mr Hogarth from whose pencil it received its last finishing touches about six Months before his death. From this Drawing Mr Basire...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Jul 2013

The sleepy congregation

A view of the interior of a church where the congregation (right) sleeps as the clergyman in his pulpit reads from the gospel; he uses a magnifying glass to read the text; an hour glass extends from the side of the pulpit. Below the clergyman sits the...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Jul 2013

A falling man

A stout, bald man fallen on his back, supports himself with his one hand and one arm on the ground; one foot raised. Printmaker: Livesay, Richard, 1750-1826, printmaker. Title: [A falling man] [graphic] / Hogarth delint. ; Livesay fecit. Published:...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Jul 2013

The seamstress

A print after Romney’s portrait of Amy Lyon, mistress of The Honorable Charles Greville who, wanting a portrait of her, introduced her to Romney. She later became Emma, Lady Hamilton and still later, the mistress of Admiral Lord Nelson. She is...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Jul 2013

A hint to the blind & foolish, or The Bourbon dynasty in danger!

Printmaker: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, printmaker. Title: A hint to the blind & foolish, or The Bourbon dynasty in danger! [graphic] / G. Cruikshank fect. Published: [London] : Pubd. March 10th 1823 by J. Fairburn, Broadway, Ludgate Hill, London,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Jul 2013

The Piccadilly nuisance!

Printmaker: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, printmaker. Title: The Piccadilly nuisance! [graphic] : dedicated to the worthy, acting magistrates of the district / G. Cruikshank sculpt. Published: [London] : Pubd. by Thos. McLean, 26 Haymarket, Augt....
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Jul 2013

A Catalanian pic nic society at private rehearsal

Six members of the society sit in a row, each singing a different song. All are ugly and elderly except one lady who turns to her neighbour singing, “In sweetest harmony we live.” The latter, almost bald, sits on the extreme left, singing,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Jul 2013

The muse so oft her silver harp has strung …

An elderly man plays his harp on a hillside surrounded by couples and children. In the distance are mountains and a tower. Title from the first line of the four-line poem printed below the image.Title continues: “… That not a mountain rears...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Jul 2013

The power of conscience exemplified in the genuine and extraordinary confession of Thomas Bedworth

Author: Bedworth, Thomas, 1764-1815. Title: The power of conscience exemplified in the genuine and extraordinary confession of Thomas Bedworth : delivered to one of the principal officers of Newgate the night before his execution on September 18, 1815,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 16 Jul 2013

A proposal for regulating the nightly watch

Title: A proposal for regulating the nightly watch within the city and liberty of Westminster, and to make those that are now of little service, and a great burthen upon the housholders, the most useful men and the best night-guard in the kingdom ;...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 16 Jul 2013

Last dying speech…of the unfortunate malefactors

An account of the execution of nine criminals on 1 December 1785: James Nesbitt, John Isaacs, George Manning alias Francis Hill, Michael Smith, William Powley, William Vandeput, Daniel East, James Beaman, and Francis Storer. The description of the crimes...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 16 Jul 2013

Trials of Robert Watt and David Downie for high treason

Author: English barrister. Uniform Title: [Trials of Robert Watt and David Downie for high treason. 1794] Title: The trials at large of Robert Watt, and David Downie, for high treason, : at the session of oyer and terminer, at Edinburgh, August 27th,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 16 Jul 2013

Female art, or, True and False

With: A narrative of the seizure and confinement of Ann Brookhouse; who was assaulted in one of the streets of London, and carried off by two hired ruffians … London : Printed by J.G. Barnard, 1807. Author: Pile, Ann. Title: Female art, or,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 16 Jul 2013

To be sold by auction in the town-hall in Alnwick…

Possibly Thomas Adams, solicitor, Alnwick, agent for the Duke of Northumberland and owner of Eshott Hall, south of Alnwick. Title: To be sold by auction in the town-hall in Alnwick on the 17th, 18th, & 19th days of March inst., all the household...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 10 Jul 2013

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