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Apartments Furnish'd.
Apartments Furnish'd. A Lady having occasion to visit her Mantua Maker, sat in a chair whereon a bill to let Apartments laid with waters wet; she unobserved left the house with the placard sticking to her dress.
Designed by T. L. Busby.
Pub.d 1827 at the Artist's Depository 21 Charlotte St., Fitzroy Sq.
Handcoloured etching. Sheet: 235 x 140mm (9¼ x 5½"). Trimmed.
A young woman is approached by a young man who comments on a handbill accidentally stuck to her dress.
[Ref: 43785]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Humorous Designs, calculated to Amuse, Instruct, but not to Debase the Mind. Busby's Illustrations for Scrap Books.
Humorous Designs, calculated to Amuse, Instruct, but not to Debase the Mind. Busby's Illustrations for Scrap Books.
Pubd. at the Artist's Depoy. 81 Charlotte St. Fitzroys London 1826.
Very fine coloured etchings. A collection of 46 plates on scrap sheets. Image 108 x 140mm. 4¼ x 5½". Cut and laid on scrap sheet.
From " Busby's Illustrations for Scrap Books." A collection of social satire of the mid 19th century regarding normal day to day lives across all social classes; these include men playing cards, fighting, eating, drinking, smoking and other social determinants of health: such as the man down to his last shilling, the beggars, the woman's disgust of men and the rat catcher. Range of publication dates from 1824 through to 1832; taken from different books.
Not in BM.
[Ref: 16311]   £480.00   view all images for this item
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May Day.
May Day.
Drawn & Eng.d by T.L. Busby.
Pub.d Nov.r 1. 1819, for T.L. Busby by Mess.rs Baldwin & Co. Paternoster Row, & at the Artists Depository 21, Charlotte St. Fitzroy Square.
Hand-coloured engraving, rare. Plate: 230 x 190mm (9 x 7½") large margins.
A scene showing figures dancing around a May Day pole. A plate from 'Costume of the Lower Orders of London'.
[Ref: 45974]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Mechanical Fiddler.
Mechanical Fiddler.
Drawn & Eng.d by T.L. Busby.
Pub.d Nov.r 1. 1819, for T.L. Busby by Mess.rs Baldwin & Co. Paternoster Row, & at the Artists Depository 21, Charlotte St. Fitzroy Square.
Hand-coloured engraving, rare. Plate: 230 x 190mm (9 x 7½").
A portrait of a busker playing the fiddle, using a bow which has been fixed to his hook. A plate from 'Costume of the Lower Orders of London'.
[Ref: 45975]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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