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The man wot drives the sovereign

A satire on the Duke’s pressure on the King to accept Emancipation. Wellington stands in profile to the right, dressed as the driver of a mail-coach, holding his whip and (as way-bill) a paper resembling the ‘Gazette’, headed ‘Bill’...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 22 Mar 2019

The man wot drives the sovereign

“Wellington stands in profile to the right, dressed as the driver of a mail-coach, holding his whip and (as way-bill) a paper resembling the ‘Gazette’, headed ‘Bill’ [i.e. for Catholic Relief]. His (gloved) left hand touches...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 20 Feb 2019

The man wot drives the sovereign

Wellington stands full-length in profile to the left, dressed as the driver of a mail-coach, holding his whip in his left hand. His (gloved) right hand touches the broad brim of his hat. He wears a triple-caped greatcoat, tight at the waist, over tightly...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 2 Jan 2019

Portrait of a noble duke

“A head of Wellington in profile to the left, composed of military emblems. The hair is made of laurel leaves; covering the forehead is a flag with a lion rampant and the words ‘Vittoria | Salamanca | Waterloo’. The eye is the muzzle...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 17 Dec 2018

The party wot drives the sovereign

Queen Adelaide, side-saddle on a horse with a man’s face, Lord Grey, using spurs and a riding crop to press him into the ‘Slough of Despond’, joining other politicians including Wellington. Grey says, ” Don’t drive so hard;...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 10 Dec 2018

The cad to the man wot drives the sovereign

“Peel stands directed to the left holding a dome-shaped wire cage containing rats; his left hand is on his hip. He wears a small battered hat, once a topper, a collar and stock, patched greatcoat with sheepskin collar and many pockets; loose boots...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 20 Nov 2018

Vindication of Joanna Southcott

Author: Orianna. Title: Vindication of Joanna Southcott : (Extracted from the Glocester Journal). Published: Gloster : Walker, printer, 1809. Catalog Record  File 53 A2 809 Acquired June 2017
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 19 Nov 2018

The theatrical atlas

Kean as Richard III, directed to the left, stands on a large volume with the word ‘Shakespear’ written on the top edge. Resting on his head and humped shoulders is a model of Drury Lane Theatre, a massive block, inscribed ‘Whitbreads...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 16 Nov 2018

George, &c. Whereas it is humbly meant…

Indicting Morton, Anderson and Craig for proposing the toast: “George the Third and last, and damnation to all crowned heads.” Author: Scotland. Lord Advocate (Dundas : 1789-1801) Title: George, &c. Whereas it is humbly meant...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 14 Sep 2018

To the public: Whereas many persons, labouring….

A broadside printing of an 18th century scam, exploiting the helplessness of English debtors before the law. And especially the perennial animus towards the legal profession–“the chicanery of petty-fogging (would-be) attornies, the shameful...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 6 Sep 2018

Thomas Inglefield, an artist born without limbs

“Portrait in profile of a young man who lacks hands and legs beyond the knee; full-length, sitting on a cushion before a lectern on the right, drawing a tree with a pen held against his mouth using his left elbow.”–British Museum online...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 28 Aug 2018

The case of the Joyners Company…

Author: Joyners Company (London, England) Title: The case of the Joyners Company against the importation of manufactured cabinet-work from the East-Indies. Published: [London] : [publisher not identified], [1710?]...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 10 May 2018

The Universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure

V.86:no.600 Uniform Title: Universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure (London, England : Monthly) Title: The Universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure: for … Published: [London] : Printed by and for M. Brown, in Windmill Court,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 1 May 2018

George, &c. Whereas it is humbly meant and complained…..

Indicting Morton, Anderson and Craig for proposing the toast: “George the Third and last, and damnation to all crowned heads.” Author: Scotland. Lord Advocate (Dundas : 1789-1801) Title: George, &c. Whereas it is humbly meant...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 26 Apr 2018

Vindication of Joanna Southcott

Author: Orianna. Title: Vindication of Joanna Southcott : (Extracted from the Glocester Journal). Published: Gloster : Walker, printer, 1809. Catalog Record  File 53 A2 809 Acquired June 2017
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 29 Mar 2018

A Derbyshire gentleman’s answer, to the letter from the Cocoa-Tree

‘A letter from the Cocoa-tree’, London, 1762, referred to the formation of an opposition party by the Duke of Cumberland and others. Author: Derbyshire gentleman. Title: A Derbyshire gentleman’s answer, to the letter from...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 15 Mar 2018

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