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Your search for posts with tags containing Lewis Walpole Library July 2014 found 7 posts

The managers last kick, or, The distruction of the Boroughmongers

Woodcut on silk with floral border; Title:The managers last kick, or, The distruction of the Boroughmongers [graphic]. Created:[London : Publisher not identified, 1832?] Catalog Record & Digital Collection Drawer 832.00.00.35+ Acquired July...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 5 Oct 2016

Loum Kiqua

A portrait of Loum Kiqua shown standing whole-length holding a long pipe in left hand and wearing Chinese dress and hat with a purse hanging from his waist. He stands in a room with a chequered floor and to the right a balcony overlooking ships on the...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Mar 2015

Letters to Anthony Hamond of Westacre, High-House

A collection of 91 letters written over a 24 year period (1795-1819) from Benjamin Wymberly Salmon to his wealthy friend Anthony Hamond. The topics include, among others: estate management including news of the West Indian pineapples in his new “hot...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 22 Jan 2015

Collection of documents relating to the settlement of the estate of Mary Turner

 A collection of documents forming a detailed record of the dispersal of the Scottish personal estate of John Turner, who was in the service of the East India Company and formerly a farmer of Roxburgh Barns. His debts to the Duke of Roxburgh and Mr....
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 20 Jan 2015

Catalogue of Bradenham House library, Norfolk

Manuscript catalog of approximately 1600 books in the Bradenham House library, Norfolk including eight incunables and a second folio of Shakespeare. The entries are arranged by format beginning with folios and followed by quartos and “octavo...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 15 Jan 2015

Mess. Kellys, whip and umbrella-makers to the Prince of Wales and Princess Royal

Handbill with a woodcut showing opened and closed umbrellas on either side of the royal coat of arms above title. Title: Mess. Kellys, whip and umbrella-makers to the Prince of Wales and Princess Royal, The King’s Arms, No. 139, near Somerset...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 2 Jan 2015

Miss Scott Evans, who was so flatteringly received in Aurelia…

Title: Miss Scott Evans, who was so flatteringly received in Aurelia, begs leave respectfully to inform her friends and the public, that her benefit, at the New Royal Circus … is fixed for Saturday, the 3rd of October, 1801 … when the new...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 1 Dec 2014

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