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Your search for posts with tags containing taverns (inns) found 10 posts

Modern aquatics

“A Thames wherry passes close to the wall of a riverside tavern, and is about to go under a high timber bridge. The two oarsmen have immense artificial-looking whiskers and curled hair, cf. British Museum satires no. 15962, no hats, and wear striped...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 6 Jun 2019

A scene in the Crown & Anchor Tavern

“Fox and Sheridan (left) sit together at the head of a rectangular table on which is a punch-bowl, &c, looking with dismay at whigs (right), who advance to hurl their wigs at a large pile of wigs on the left (inscribed ‘The Heads having...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 29 Mar 2019

Economy

On a hilly rural scene a man in a Northumbrian[?] checkered-plaid over shirt and cap, with bare feet and legs, carries a stave on which are tied his shoes and trousers. The man is followed by a similarly barefooted and barelegged boy carrying waterbottles[?]....
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 30 Jun 2016

The flowing cann

In two columns with the title in a ribbon atop a woodcut below stanza one. Stanzas 2 and 3 below image. A sailor at a seaside tavern (Jack Ocum) dances with a young woman as he holds his tankard. The fiddle music is played by a man who stands beside a...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 2 Jun 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

Ready mony the prevailing candidate

¬†Print shows on the left, a statue of Justice in a niche beneath which a candidate, doffing his hat, offers a purse of money to a voter who replies, “Twill scarce pay, make it twenty more”, beside them a gentleman points to the statue saying...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 4 Apr 2014

The Piccadilly nuisance!

Printmaker: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, printmaker. Title: The Piccadilly nuisance! [graphic] : dedicated to the worthy, acting magistrates of the district / G. Cruikshank sculpt. Published: [London] : Pubd. by Thos. McLean, 26 Haymarket, Augt....
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Jul 2013

The last jig, or Adieu to Old England

A scene in a tavern cellar, with a young woman, gaily dressed, dancing a jig with a man wearing an apron; at left, a sailor playing the violin, at right, a sailor sitting on steps and leaning forward, smoking, resting his arms on a barrel, another beside...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 9 Jul 2013

[Charity in the cellar]

“A drunken party; four men drinking heavily in a tavern, one with a cloth over his head, the others gathered round him, a fifth laid out asleep on a table at left; on a barrel at right a statue group of Charity, echoing the poses of the main figures;...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 9 Jul 2013

Account book, 1756 October 9-1758 March 18, [1758] September 14-16.

An account book in a variety of hands that records the purchase price of food that was later sold to customers at the Coach and Horses Inn on Conduit Street, London, between 1756 and 1758. A popular stop for grooms and coachmen, it was located near the...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 9 May 2013

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