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A ceremonial for the installation of the Knights Companions…

Author: Order of the Bath. Title: A ceremonial for the installation of the Knights Companions of the Most Hon. Order of the Bath, on Monday, the 19th of May, 1788. Publication: [London : Order of the Bath?, 1788] Catalog Record File...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 5 Jul 2016

Letter : Henley, to William Toovey at Turvill Heath

ALS from Francis Blandy to William Toovey relating to legal instructions and referring to a certain person who “has been getting at [the] knowledge of the affair in order to lessen your allowance.” Also with an 18th century newspaper clipping...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 22 Jun 2016

Letters : London, to Thomas Pennant

Two autograph letters signed, both addressed to the naturalist and traveller Thomas Pennant, reporting on the preparation of several engravings to be used as illustrations for Pennant‘s second Tour in Scotland. He references many of the best engravers...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 10 Jun 2016

Yesterday se’nnight was taken from his labours to his reward…

  Title: Yesterday se’nnight was taken from his labours to his reward, the Rev. Mr. Catcott, Vicar of Temple, in this city, and chaplain to the Earl of Buchan … Publication: [Bristol, England] : [Publisher not identified],...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 6 Jun 2016

This is to give notice to the nobility and gentry, that the famous Mr. Zucker …

First line: I. He will cut off a pigeon’s head with a sword by only drawing the sword through the pigeon’s shadow in the looking-glass Title: This is to give notice to the nobility and gentry, that the famous Mr. Zucker is just return’d...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 31 May 2016

Invoice : St. Luke, High Bridge, Newcastle, to Charles Wren

On an engraved billhead illustrated with a medallion of St. Luke mixing paint on a palette, Joseph Bell’s itemized invoice to Charles Wren dated 20 July 1782. Motto at the head of the sheet: “Pictures carefully cleaned, lined & repaired,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 26 May 2016

To the worthy inhabitants of this ward….

An appeal for gifts of money in exchange for a pewter token. The dustmen who issued this appeal have gone to the effort of printing this document to protect their business interests from “the Savengers”. Title: To the worthy inhabitants...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 17 May 2016

By permission of the Right Worshipful the Mayor

A playbill printed on silk Title: By permission of the Right Worshipful the Mayor. Mrs. Pinchott’s third appearance, of the Theatres Royal Covent Garden and Drury-Lane. Finch returns his most hearty and sincere thanks to the public at large,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 13 May 2016

Painting after life

First image, ‘Painting after life’ shows a skeleton (death) seated before an easel painting a portrait of the obese old man seated opposite and holding a cane. The subject is seated against a blank screen; a portfolio of other works is leaning...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 11 Apr 2016

Letter : Houghton, to Mr. John Boydell

Autographed letter signed from Joseph Farington to John Boydell written from Houghton Hall the seat of Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford where he spent three years making drawings of the paintings for Boydell’s Collection of prints after the most...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 5 Apr 2016

Invoices from the Lemon-Tree Tavern and Hotel

Three printed bills with manuscript completions, issued by the Aberdeen inn, the Lemon Tree and later the Lemon Tree Tavern and Hotel, and dated 1802, 1806, and 1811. The billhead includes a woodcut of a lemon tree and identifies the proprietor as George...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 22 Mar 2016

Hopton Estate archive

Four detailed manuscript volumes relating to the estates, tenants, farming and household expenditure for Icomb Estate and the Hopton family. The first volume covers the years 1753-1788 (ca. [60 including blanks], 154 pages) and begins with a list of the...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 1 Mar 2016

The Morning chronicle and London advertiser

Friday June 8, 1798 Title: The Morning chronicle and London advertiser. Published: London : W. Woodfall, Catalog Record File 61 M866++ Acquire July 2015
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 15 Feb 2016

Invoice with receipt, from John Greeves

Manuscript invoice on engraved billhead, recording in considerable detail the fitting out of a town house in Kings Lynn in Norfolk in 1807 by John Greeves for George Edwards Esq. The invoice totals £88 6 s. 1 1/2 d. and includes information about...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 8 Feb 2016

A full and true account of the surprising trial…

The woodcut shows a man under the guillotine with the executioner’s hand on the rope ready to release the blade. Title: A full and true account of the surprising trial and condemnation of his most Christian Majesty Louis XVI … Publication: Norwich...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 22 Jan 2016

A treaty of commerce

A street scene with a row of buildings in the background, a man who is having his boots polished by a boy crouched before his bench turns to an elegantly dressed lady. He hold his hat and cane in his rights hand and offers a coin to the woman. Title: A...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 12 Jan 2016

A copy of verses humbly presented to the Right Worshipful the Mayor

Probably a Christmas poem. With a woodcut showing a watchman with his dog with buildings including a church behind Author: Bouch, Thomas. Title: A copy of verses humbly presented to the Right Worshipful the Mayor, the aldermen, and common-council-men,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 21 Dec 2015

Come come my good shepherds

The song which Arne contributed to Garrick’s Shakespeare adaptation ‘Florizel and Perdita, or, The winter’s tale’, the other music being by Boyce; arr. on two staves for low voice and harpsichord; with a version for the flute or...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 14 Dec 2015

John Wilkes Esqr

A watercolor after the popular satirical print of the same title by William Hogarth, first published 16 May 1763. Title: John Wilkes Esqr [art original]. Production: [England, ca. 1770?] Catalog Record & Digital Collection Drawings...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 8 Dec 2015

William and Mary, by the grace of God, King and Queen of England

A broadside with an account of the great fire of 5 September 1694 that destroyed much of the city of Warwick and an appeal to officials and the public to come to the aid of the victims. Author: England and Wales. Sovereign (1689-1694 : William...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 1 Dec 2015

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