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Your search for posts with tags containing Lewis Walpole Library October 2017 found 11 posts

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“An African chief displays to a naval officer three black women, who stand together (right), grinning and coy, and absurdly squat and obese, with huge posteriors like those of the Hottentot Venus (see British Museum satire no. 11577). The officer,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 14 Mar 2019

The children of India worshiping the golden calf

“Indian men and women kneel before a large rectangular pedestal on which stands a golden calf with the head of Hastings. Three Indians lie on the pedestal at Hastings’s feet, making gestures of despair and entreaty. From his mouth protrudes...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 21 Dec 2018

To the independent freeholders of the county of Hants

An advertisement for Sir William Heathcote and William Chute in the Hampshire election of 1790. Author: Lover of consistency and peace. Title: To the independent freeholders of the county of Hants. : How are the mighty fallen!!! … Published: [Southampton?...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 2 Oct 2018

The funeral procession of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales

A panoramic view of the procession at head and foot, each group numbered with corresponding index at foot. Further vignettes of the ‘Procession from Leicester House’ and ‘Laying in State’ to left and right. Title: The funeral...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 28 Sep 2018

Transfer print snuff box with portrait of Caroline of Brunswick

Circular snuff box, varnished with a gilt edge. The lid shows a portrait of Caroline of Brunswick at center and bears the text ‘Queen Caroline of England’ at foot. Title: [Transfer print snuff box with portrait of Caroline of Brunswick]...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 17 Sep 2018

Letter : to Messrs. Dodsley

Autographed letter signed by John Boyle, 5th Earl of Cork, and addressed to the booksellers Messrs. Dodsley on the subject of Horace Walpole. He commences the letter by asking to see any work by “Mr Walpole”: “I am told of one that it...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 27 Aug 2018

A correct view of the funeral procession of Her Late Most Gracious Majesty

A depiction of Caroline of Brunswick’s funeral procession, which captures the public mood of Caroline having been both poorly treated and sent to an early grave. Groups of men are shown carrying large banners stating ‘The Power of Public Opinion’...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 20 Aug 2018

Memoirs of Her Late Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Wales

Title: Memoirs of Her Late Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Wales, and of Saxe-Coburg Saalfeld. Publication: London : Printed by W. Clowes, [1818] Catalog Record  File 56 C47 818 Acquired October 2017
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 4 Jun 2018

Shipload of seasick Opposition savants

Date from Draper Hill, who suggests that the drawing is a preliminary for one of the illustrations for the abandoned de luxe edition of Poetry of the Anti-Jacobin. Creator: Gillray, James, 1756-1815, artist. Title: Shipload of seasick Opposition...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 31 May 2018

A dialogue upon colouring

Author: Piles, Roger de, 1635-1709. Title: A dialogue upon colouring : Translated from the original French of Monsieur du Pile [sic], printed at Paris : Necessary for all limners and painters / by Mr. Ozell. Published: London : Printed...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 23 May 2018

The monkey and the hounds : a fable

British Library suggests that this is a political satire on Sir Robert Walpole. Title: The monkey and the hounds : a fable. Published: [London?] : [publisher not identified], [1730s?] Catalog Record 763 730 M74 Acquired October 2017
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 4 May 2018

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