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Bunbury's Whims.  Round.  Triangle.  Square.
Bunbury's Whims. Round. Triangle. Square.
Engraved from an original Drawing by the late Henry Bunbury, in the possession of the Publisher.
[London, n.d., c.1820s.]
Hand-coloured etching. Sheet: 260 x 190mm (10¼ x 7½"). Trimmed.
Satire showing three highly stylised geometric figures composed of circles, triangles and squares/rectangles respectively. From an early edition of 'Whims and oddities: in prose and verse' by humourist and poet Thomas Hood (1799-1845). Lettered with a couplet by Hood beneath each caption.
[Ref: 41589]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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China.
China.
[n.d. c.1860.]
Handcoloured lithograph with added gum arabic. 127 x 127mm. 5 x 5".
Puzzle print; China, a man smoking a pipe, with a body of chine plates, containers, dishes, bowls, cups, saucers, vases, holding a steaming teapot.
[Ref: 19395]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Crockery.
Crockery.
Printed by N.Jones.
[n.d., c.1850.]
Coloured lithograph. Printed area 190 x 120mm, 7½ x 4¾".
A woman's figure made up from jugs, ewers, plates, teapot and sauce boats.
[Ref: 11844]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Crockery.
Crockery.
[n.d. c.1860.]
Handcoloured lithograph with added gum arabic. 127 x 127mm. 5 x 5".
Puzzle print; Crockery: a personification of England and the earthenware pot; a woman with a body of ceramic bowls, jugs, cups, containers, plates, dishes, pourers, and egg cups.
[Ref: 19394]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Fruiterer.
Fruiterer.
[n.d. c.1860.]
Handcoloured lithograph with added gum arabic. 120 x 127mm. 4¾ x 5".
Puzzle print; the fruiterer: an elegant lady with a dress of grapes, lemon slices, pears and plums, with arms of a pineapple, apples, cherries and lychees, holds a small basket of strawberries.
[Ref: 19234]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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A Man of good Works!
A Man of good Works!
Janet Hutton [in ink bottom left-hand corner of the sheet.]
[n.d. c.1890.]
Etching. Plate 203 x 178mm. 8 x 7".
A figure of a man made entirely out of books; including the following texts: Head's Craniology, Cook's Oracle, Handle, Swift's Work, Comic Offering and Pilgrim's Progress.
[Ref: 15914]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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The Man of Metal.
The Man of Metal. The rise of Wellington was on this plan: / For Arms have been The Making Of The Man
[Anon., c.1820]
Etching with hand-colouring, sheet 120 x 95mm (4¾ x 3¾"). Glued to backing sheet.
One from a set of 'composites' (prints showing figures composed from different objects) published by printseller William Bernard Cooke with comic verses by the poet Thomas Hood. This 'Man of Metal' was designed by the famous satirist George Cruikshank. The prints were sold originally at 1 shilling each or 3s. 6d. for four.
See Ann B. Shteir, 'Figuring It Out: Science, Gender, and Visual Culture', pp.169-70.
[Ref: 41639]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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A Mathematical Figure. All the angles of a Triangle &c.
A Mathematical Figure. All the angles of a Triangle &c.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Pen and ink sketch. Sheet 215 x 165mm, 8½ x 6½". Small loss lower left.
Sketch of a man made up of geometric shapes, other than his face. On verso in ink Mr. Jas de Saumarez.
From: Charborough House, residence to the Erle-Drax family.
[Ref: 15205]   £230.00  
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