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York commission warehouse

“Mrs. Clarke stands before a large doorway inscribed Clark and Company. She wears a white short-sleeved dress with plumed cocked hat, gorget, and military sash, sword-belt and scabbard. The sword she holds over her head, saying, Now Gentlemen you had...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 10 Feb 2022

Watty’s travels to Carlisle

Title: Watty’s travels to Carlisle, in search of a place : to which are added, Will ye go to the Trosachs, Blue bonnets over the border, Down the burn Davie. Publication: Paisley : Printed by G. Caldwell, 1826. Catalog Record 74 826 W353 Acquired...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 25 Jan 2022

Card to Lord Hood

Creator: Independent Shopkeeper. Title: Card to Lord Hood. Publication: [London] : [publisher not identified], [1788] Catalog Record File 646 788 Acquired March 2020
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 14 Dec 2021

The infamous butler

Title: The infamous butler. Publication: [London] : [publisher not identified], [1788] Catalog Record File 646 788 In43 Acquired March 2020
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 16 Nov 2021

The bottle of wine and butler

Westminster election handbill Title: The bottle of wine and butler. A rare instance of humanity!!! in the character of Lord John Townshend. Publication: [London] : [publisher not identified], [1788] Catalog Record File 646 788 B751 Acquired March...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 20 Oct 2021

The old bachelor’s thermometer

The image at top shows an old man sitting in an armchair on the right, his gouty foot resting on a footstool, a crutch seen leaning against a stool beside him. He looks up at a younger woman on the left, who wears a bonnet and apron and is looking down...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 5 Oct 2021


Ferdinand VII, seated on a throne on a low platform inscribed “TIRANIA”, is flanked by two advisers, the Devil on the left and a friar on the right. At the friar’s feet, in the foreground, a demon burns newspapers with a firebrand. Tortures of the...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 1 Oct 2021

Christianity defended

Author: Philalethes, Member of the Church of England, author. Title: Christianity defended : in a letter to the Right Honourable Simon Ld. Lovat, (in the Tower for high treason) on the importance of repentance and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, in contradistinction...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 14 Sep 2021

French volunteers marching to the conquest of Great Britain

“A mounted officer with drawn sabre heads a procession of ‘Volunteers’ linked by a chain to his horse and to each other. The horse is a well-bred animal with handsome trappings, but the rider is lean and has torn breeches. He is followed by a file...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 2 Sep 2021

Shop tax, or no shop tax?

In support of Lord John Townshend against Lord Samuel Hood in the Westminster election of 1788   Author: Enemy to the Shop Tax. Title: Shop tax, or no shop tax? Publication: [London] : [publisher not identified], [1788] Catalog Record File 66 788...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 30 Aug 2021


Six couples, some awkwardly matched, dance with varying skill in a ballroom.   Title: Waltzing [graphic]. Publication: [London] : Published by the proprietor, June 15, 1815. Catalog Record 815.06.16.01+ Acquired March 2020
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 26 Aug 2021

O’ the roast beef of old England…

Engraving of William Hogarth’s 1748 painting ‘O the Roast Beef of Old England’ (London, Tate Britain), which he had himself published as a print. The scene is set at the Gate of Calais (after the painting in the Tate Gallery) with a fat monk prodding...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 25 Aug 2021

Analysis of the London ball-room

Title: Analysis of the London ball-room : in which is comprised, The history of the polite art, from the earliest period, interspersed with characteristic observations on each of its popular divisions of country dances, which contain a selection of the...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 20 Aug 2021

A coronation stool, of repentance

“The Queen sits in profile to the right on a huge crown, her left foot on a footstool. She partly hides her face and an ambiguous grimace behind a fan inscribed C; in her right hand is a handkerchief. She is fat, very décolletée, and bejewelled, with...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Aug 2021

Harlequin and Mother Goose, or, The golden egg

A writing sheet illustrated with scenes from Thomas Dibdin’s pantomime, first performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, on Boxing Day 1806, a few months before this sheet was issued. There were at least twelve different scenes in Dibdin’s work,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 9 Jul 2021

Tooke family album of unpublished correspondence

Quarto album, with 29 autograph letters (three being fragments), c. 100 pages in total (some laid in loose); two commonplace manuscripts c. 35 and c. 62 pages; a large fragment of a play c. 90 pages (on rectos only), comprising most of(?) Act II, all...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 6 Jul 2021

George Cruikshank : the artist, the humorist, and the man

Extra-illustrated with 116 additional prints and autograph material: 82 etchings, caricatures, engraved plates, illustrated title pages, and broadsides by George Cruikshank, of which 24 are hand-colored, mounted and captioned in pencil having been trimmed...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 25 May 2021

Memoirs of Mrs. Fitzherbert

Extra-illustrated with the addition of 54 portraits and views (some hand-colored) ranging in date from the late 18th to the late 19th century, inlaid to size. Also bound in at the end is a publisher’s catalog (45, [3] pages) dated New Burlington Street,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 May 2021

A visit to London

Six plates with titles: London from Camberwell (on the South). Blackfriar’s Bridge [illegible]. The menagerie in the Tower. Westminister Bridge, Hall, & Abbey. London Bridge & the monument. The Juvenile Library.   Author: S. W., active...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 11 May 2021

The grand coronation of Her Most Graceless Majesty C-r-l–e Columbina

“A burlesque coronation of the Queen. She sits enthroned on a dais, raising her right foot with tipsy joviality. In her right hand as sceptre is a rod topped by a tiny cask which a naked Bacchus bestrides. The orb in her left hand is a decanter;...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 3 May 2021

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