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A Cure for Scandal!
A Cure for Scandal! Recommended to the notice of M___ Take of "Good Nature" one ounce [...]
[Anon., c.1860]
Engraved text on porcelain card, 60 x 90mm (2¼ x 3½"). Glued to backing sheet; significant discoloration.
Humorous Victorian card advising the reader on how to avoid scandal (the medicine suggested includes substantial amounts of 'mind your own business' and 'charity for others').
For a collection of eight similar cards (including another example of this one) see ref. 17495.
[Ref: 46414]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Card of Admission to View the Exquisite Original Picture of the Christening of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, in St George's Chapel, Windsor.
Card of Admission to View the Exquisite Original Picture of the Christening of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, in St George's Chapel, Windsor. Painted for the Royal Collection by Sir George Hayter, containing life-like Portraits of the King of Prussia, Sir R. Peel, Lord Aberdeen and all the Officers of State present at the August Ceremony. At Brown & Hewitt's Fine Art Repository, Bible and Crown, Market Place, Leicester From 2nd to the 8th of December 1846, inclusive.
[1846.]
Porcelain card. Sheet 80 x 115mm (3¼ x 4½"). Surface scrapes.
An invitation to a viewing of ''The Christening of The Prince of Wales, 25 January 1842''. It was painted with the support of Prince Albert, who arranged the ceremony so everyone's face could be recorded by Hayter. Completed it 1845, the queen disliked the painting, saying it was too big to hang, so it remained unsold until Hayter's death, when the Lord Chamberlain’s Department bought it at a reduced price. Thomas Chapman Brown and Joseph J Hewitt were printers who opened Leicester's first photographic studio in 1844 (at the Bible and Crown, 36 Market Place), with a daguerreotype licence.
[Ref: 46664]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Admit [Mr Stretton] to View the Celebrated Painting, 'The Shoeing, Painted by Edwin Landseer, R.A.'
Admit [Mr Stretton] to View the Celebrated Painting, 'The Shoeing, Painted by Edwin Landseer, R.A.' at Brown & Hewitt's Repository of Fine Arts. Leicester March [7 to 15th] 1845. This wonderful picture was the Gem of the Exhibition last year.
[1845.]
Colour lithograph, including gold lettering. Sheet 80 x 120mm (3¼ x 8¾"). Laid on album paper.
An invitation to a viewing of 'Shoeing', a painting exhibited at the R.A. in 1844, now in Tate Britain. Thomas Chapman Brown and Joseph J Hewitt were printers who opened Leicester's first photographic studio in 1844 (at the Bible and Crown, 36 Market Place), with a daguerreotype licence.
[Ref: 46663]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[Advert.] Ackermann & Co. London.
[Advert.] Ackermann & Co. London. Earthen Palettes_8 Sizes.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Lithograph, rare. Sheet: 290 x 380mm (11½ x 15"). Creasing in corners. Tear in lower edge.
An advert for a range of painting palettes in eight sizes. Ackermann started selling paints and by 1840 the range had extended to whole range of artist supplies.
[Ref: 46441]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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