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[Soap making] Savonnier. Seifensieder.
[Soap making] Savonnier. Seifensieder.
[after Jean-Frédéric Wentzel] Lith. C. Fasoli et Ohlman à Stras.sbg.
[n.d., c.1845.]
Lithograph with fine hand colour heightened with gum arabic, rare with large margins. Printed area 200 x 250mm (8 x 9¾").
The interior of a workshop making soap.
[Ref: 36599]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Marchand de pain d'Epice.
Marchand de pain d'Epice. v'la le croquet le pain f'epice.
Carle Vernet. S. lith de Delpech.
[Paris, n.d., c.1820.]
Coloured lithograph with very large margins. Printed area 300 x 140mm (11¾ x 5½").
A man selling spiced bread, a number of toys hanging above his table. One of a series, 'Cris de Paris', depicting Parisian street vendors, lithographed by François Séraphin Delpech (1778-1825) after Antoine Charles Horace (Carle) Vernet (1758-1836).
[Ref: 33237]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Spinner.
Spinner.
[n.d. c.1820.]
Hand-coloured engraving. 102 x 63mm (4 x 2½"). Cut and laid on album scrap.
A woman sitting at a spinning-wheel, spinning yarn, from "The Book of Trades or Library of Useful Arts".
[Ref: 25543]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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A Spining Party, 1846.
A Spining Party, 1846.
Forster & Co. Lith. [c.1846.]
Sepia tinted lithograph, sheet 105 x 160mm. 4¼ x 6¼".
Women in a humble cottage interior spinning thread at their wheels; also men, one playing bagpipes?, another smoking? by the fire at centre.
[Ref: 15435]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Der Sporer.
Der Sporer.
[Nuremberg: Johann Christoph Weigel. 1699.]
Engraving. Plate: 85 x 135mm (3¼ x 5¼"). Large margins.
A scene in a spur maker's workshop, three figures hammer various bits of metal. As well as making spurs these craftsmen often made bridles as well as other bits of tack. An illustration from 'Etwas für Alle...' by Abraham à Santa Clara (1644-1709).
[Ref: 38900]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Scraps relating to steam engines.]
[Scraps relating to steam engines.]
[c.1843.]
Six items laid on thick paper, including a letter, a written slip, two news clippings, a patent for an engine and a lithographed sheet of illustrations of engines.
The letter is an offer to submit a tender by the Glasgow firm Tod & Macgregor, builders of steam engines; the slip part of a prospectus for the fitting of a ship; one newspaper clipping relates to the sea trials of HMS Rattler, the first British (and arguably global) screw-driven warship, the other about the launch of an iron schooner for the Baptist Missionaries to Africa; the patent describes the 'Cambrian Patent Steam Engine', designed by Aspinall, Jones & Co, Smethwick, and the illustration seems to give examples of its use.
[Ref: 37789]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Stone-Breakers on the Road] Plate 7.
[Stone-Breakers on the Road] Plate 7.
Geo. Walker Del. Engraved by R. & D. Havell.
Publish'd by Robinson & Son, Leeds, Sept 1. 1813.
Fine hand coloured aquatint. 290 x 380mm (11½ x 15"), watermarked 'J Whatman 1811', with sheet of letterpress, with wide margins.
Thee men working with shovel, pick and wheelbarrow, breaking down rocks to repair roads. From George Walkerís 'The costume of Yorkshire' published in 1814, containing forty-one coloured aquatint plates based upon the authorís original drawings of social and economic scenes in Yorkshire.
[Ref: 54263]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Stonecutters and Mason] Tailleur de pierre et Maçon. Steinhauer u. Maurer.
[Stonecutters and Mason] Tailleur de pierre et Maçon. Steinhauer u. Maurer.
[after Jean-Frédéric Wentzel] Lith. C. Fasoli et Ohlman à Stras.sbg.
[n.d., c.1845.]
Lithograph with fine hand colour heightened with gum arabic, rare with large margins. Printed area 200 x 250mm (8 x 9¾").
A building site with stoneworkers
[Ref: 36602]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Strawberries.
Strawberries. Covent Garden.
[London: Richard Phillips, 1808.]
Coloured engraving with very large margins. 140 x 105mm (5½ x 4¼"), watermarked 1808. With text sheet.
A woman with a basket of strawberries on her head, handing out a portion in a 'pottle', a conical wicker basket, at sixpence a pottle plus a penny deposit for the bottle. Published in 'Modern London; being the History and Present State of the British Metropolis'.
[Ref: 34001]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Der Saitenmacher.
Der Saitenmacher.
[Nuremberg: Johann Christoph Weigel. 1699.]
Engraving. Plate: 85 x 135mm (3¼ x 5¼").
A scene of string-making for musical instruments. An illustration from 'Etwas für Alle...' by Abraham à Santa Clara (1644-1709).
[Ref: 39082]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Moulin a Sucre.
Moulin a Sucre. A. Chassis avec les Tambours. B. Poteaux. C. Sabliere. D. Les Forces. E. L'Entrait. F. Les Chevrons. G. les Coyaux. H. L'Enrayeure. I. Le Poincon. M. La Damoiselle. N. Bras de Moulin. O. Chevaux que tirent le Moulin.
Tom. XV. No.VI.
[n.d. c.1770.]
Engraving. Plate 210 x 172mm. 8¼ x 6¾".
A sugar mill. Cattle, horses, wind, water and steam were used to power the sugar mills used on the slave plantations in the Caribbean and America.
[Ref: 23272]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Tailor.
Tailor.
[n.d., c.1850.]
Coloured wood engraving. Sheet 135 x 225mm, 5½ x 9". Trimmed, laid on album paper.
An educational image showing a pair of tailors at work, cross-legged.
[Ref: 16434]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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[Tailor] Snip Francois.
[Tailor] Snip Francois.
Mr. Bunbury delin.
Pen and ink with watercolour, sheet 220 x 140mm (8½ x 5½"). Laid on linen.
French tailor with his hands in a muff and an umbrella tucked under his arm. Amateur copy of an etching by James Bretherton after Henry Bunbury.
For the print this is copied from see ref. 1084.
[Ref: 41551]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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L'Apprenti Tailleur.
L'Apprenti Tailleur.
Lith. Rigo Freres 1, Richer, 7.
Desesserts Editeur. [Paris, 1841.]
Lithograph, rare. Sheet 220 x 140mm (8¾ x 5½").
An apprentice tailor, working cross-legged. Plate 9 from 'Les Enfans peints par eux-mêmes, sujets de composition, donnés a ses Élèves' by Alexandre de Saillet (1811-1866). Each picture was to illustrate a story about child labour written by pupils at de Saillet's boarding school.
[Ref: 36862]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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London Characters No. 5.
London Characters No. 5. How does it fit behind? Exquisite!! Exquisite!! [&] Come_move on there!
[Published by Charles Tilt. 86, Fleet Street.] [n.d. c.1830.]
Hand-coloured etching. 190 x 134mm. 7½ x 5¼". Cut along lower edge into platemark. omitting publication line.
Two scenes: to the left, a gentleman asks his tailor to see how his jacket fits and whether it encompasses his figure from behind, the tailor, winking at the viewer, declares it as an exqusitie fit. To the right: a gentleman in a hurry kicks a lady's basket of fruit into the air with oranges rolling away everywhere.
[Ref: 21546]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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[Tailor] Tailleur. Schneider.
[Tailor] Tailleur. Schneider.
[after Jean-Frédéric Wentzel] Lith. C. Fasoli et Ohlman à Stras.sbg.
[n.d., c.1845.]
Lithograph with fine hand colour heightened with gum arabic, rare with large margins. Printed area 200 x 250mm (8 x 9¾").
The interior of a tailor's shop, with a man being fitted for a suit.
[Ref: 36840]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Tallow-chandler.
Tallow-chandler.
[n.d. c.1820.]
Hand-coloured engraving. 102 x 63mm. 4 x 2½". Cut and laid on album scrap.
The business of a Tallow-chandler consists in making candles of suet or fat, and in selling them after they are made. In the country the trade of a tallow-chandler and soap boiler are frequently combined, in London more rarely. The business of a Cabinet-maker, and that of an Upholsterer, is now so generally united together, that any observations on either of these branches may, with propriety, be comprehended under one general head. From "The Book of Trades or Library of Useful Arts".
[Ref: 25545]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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[1] The Tea Plant. Plate 8. Vol. X...[2] Preparing the Lead for the Packing of Tea. Pl. 21. Col. XI. [3] Heating & Rolling Tea-Leaves. Plate 15. Vol XI. [4] Method of gathering Tea by means of Monkeys. Pl.9, Vol.IX. [5] Making of Tea Chests. Pl.33,
[1] The Tea Plant. Plate 8. Vol. X...[2] Preparing the Lead for the Packing of Tea. Pl. 21. Col. XI. [3] Heating & Rolling Tea-Leaves. Plate 15. Vol XI. [4] Method of gathering Tea by means of Monkeys. Pl.9, Vol.IX. [5] Making of Tea Chests. Pl.33, Vol.XII. [6] Tea Warehouse. Pl.27, Vol.XII. [7] Treading the Tea in Baskets. Pl.3, Vol.XIII.
[1] No.62, of R.Ackermann's Repository of Arts &c.Pubd. Feby, 1. 1821. [2] No.64, of R: Ackermannís Repository of Arts &c. Pub.d April 1.1821. [3] No.63, of R.Ackermann's Repository of Arts &c. Pubd. March.1.1821. [4] No.68, of R.Ackermann's Repository of Arts &c.Pubd. Augt.1.1821. [5] No.56, of R.Ackermann's Repository of Arts &c.Pubd. June.1, 1821. [6] No.65, of R.Ackermann's Repository of Arts &c.Pubd. May 1.1821. [7] No.67, of R.Ackermann's Repository of Arts &c Pubd. July 1. 1821.
Seven aquatints. Sheet 152 x 240mm (6 x 9½"). Some offsetting.
A collection of seven small tea-related items depicting the process of packing, to heating, packing, preparing, and gathering. Ackermann's Repository of Arts was an illustrated, British periodical published from 1809-1829 by Rudolph Ackermann. The formal title of the publication was "Respository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics", and it did cover all of these fields. At the time, it was considered to be of great influence to the English taste in fashion, architecture, and literature.
[Ref: 28263]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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A Series of Engravings, Plat XIII.-Page 60. Illustrative of the Process of Rearing the Tea Plant, from the First Sowing of the Seed to its Final Package for the European Market.
A Series of Engravings, Plat XIII.-Page 60. Illustrative of the Process of Rearing the Tea Plant, from the First Sowing of the Seed to its Final Package for the European Market.
12 small plates and one title plate. Sheet 528 x 325mm. 20¾ x 12¾".
13 plates depicting the stages of tea planting.
[Ref: 15146]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[Six plates of tea production.]
[Six plates of tea production.] Method of gathering Tea by means of Monkeys. [&] Preparing the Lead for the Packing of Tea. [&] Heating & Rolling Tea-Leaves. [&] Making of Tea Chests. [&] Tea Warehouse. [&] Treading the Tea in Baskets.
No. 62 of R.Ackermann's Repository of Arts &c. Pub.d Feb.y, 1. [etc.] 1821.
Six aquatints. Each c. 145 x 235mm (5¾ x 9¼"). Some staining, one plate lacking imprint,
Six illustrations of tea production.
[Ref: 44544]   £320.00  
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[Six plates of tea production.]
[Six plates of tea production.] Method of gathering Tea by means of Monkeys. [&] Preparing the Lead for the Packing of Tea. [&] Heating & Rolling Tea-Leaves. [&] Making of Tea Chests. [&] Tea Warehouse. [&] Treading the Tea in Baskets.
[No. 62 of R.Ackermann's Repository of Arts &c. Pub.d Feb.y, 1. [etc.] 1821.]
Six aquatints. Each sheet 115 x 145mm (4½ x 5¾"). Trimmed close to image, losing imprints.
Six illustrations of tea production.
[Ref: 44547]   £250.00   (£300.00 incl.VAT)
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[Tea Production.] Der Theebau in China.
[Tea Production.] Der Theebau in China.
Druck v. E. Sieger.
Verlag v M. Trentsensky, Wien. [n.d., c.1845.]
4 coloured wood engravings (of six), lacking descriptions., rare. Sheets 240 x 370mm (9½ x 14½"). Edges chipped, paper lightly age-toned.
40 illustrations of tea production, numbered 19 - 56, on four sheets, lacking first two sheets.
[Ref: 44548]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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[The benefits of drinking Tea and Coffee.] Das sür Beshündheit ünd Lüft dienende Thee ünd Caffe.
[The benefits of drinking Tea and Coffee.] Das sür Beshündheit ünd Lüft dienende Thee ünd Caffe. Saniti et Voluptati Inservientes Herbæ Thee et Caffe.
Paul Decker inv et del. John. Christoph Steudner sculp.
Cum Priv. Sac. Cæs. Maj. Mart. Engelbrecht exc. A.V. [Augsburg, n.d., c.1700.]
Engraving, very scarce; Sheet 245 x 335mm. Trimmed to plate, three small tears, one patched, some staining.
The interior of a tearoom, with people around a table drinking tea and coffee. One couple bow in greeting to the most opulently-dressed man entering with a foreign merchant. A text, in German & Latin, lists the benefits to health of the two drinks.
[Ref: 33719]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Temperance and Industry.
Temperance and Industry.
[n.d. c.1850.] London, A.Park. 17 Leonard St. Finsbury.
Wood engraving. 244 x 386mm. 9¾ x 15¼". Vertical fold down the centre.
A rural farm scene at harvest time of apple picking, and the walk to market.
[Ref: 14588]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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[Timber merchant.]
[Timber merchant.]
[by William Pickett.]
[Pub.d June 4th by T. Clay, 18 Ludgate Hill.]
Aquatint with hand colouring. Sheet approx 155 x 180mm (6 x 7"). Trimmed to image; glued to album sheet.
Workers moving timber. From Pickett's 1812 book of 'Ninety-Six Speciments of Cottages-Bridges-Castles-Churches [...] Intended to facilitate the Improvement of the Student, and to aid the Practitioner, in Landscape Composition'. Aside from its function as an educational volume, the scenes in the book also provide many unusual views of London in the early 19th century.
Abbey (Life in England) 168.
[Ref: 32305]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Timber Carters
Timber Carters
Painted by Wolstenholme. Engraved by Reeve
Pub.d May 1 1812 by W.D. Jones, Repository of Arts, Cambridge.
Very scarce aquatint with hand-colouring, platemark 370 x 450mm (14½ x 17¾"). Very large margins. Paper watermarked 'Fellows 1808'; slight creasing.
Rural woodcutting scene after animal painter Dean Wolstenholme, the elder (1757-1837). Wolstenholme didn't move to London until 1800, but exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1803, and while best-known for fox-hunting scenes, he also painted various other rural and sporting subjects.
[Ref: 37552]   £450.00  
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[Tin potter] Potier d'etain. Zinngiesser.
[Tin potter] Potier d'etain. Zinngiesser.
[after Jean-Frédéric Wentzel] Lith. C. Fasoli et Ohlman à Stras.sbg.
[n.d., c.1845.]
Lithograph with fine hand colour heightened with gum arabic, rare with large margins. Printed area 200 x 250mm (8 x 9¾").
The interior of a workshop: on the right one craftsman pours molten tin; behind two workers use a lathe to straighten a pot.
[Ref: 36598]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Tin Smith] Ferblantier. Weisblechner.
[Tin Smith] Ferblantier. Weisblechner.
[after Jean-Frédéric Wentzel] Lith. C. Fasoli et Ohlman à Stras.sbg.
[n.d., c.1845.]
Lithograph with fine hand colour heightened with gum arabic, rare with large margins. Printed area 200 x 250mm (8 x 9¾").
The interior of a tin smithy, one man making a water pipe.
[Ref: 36608]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Tin-Plate Worker.
Tin-Plate Worker.
[n.d. c.1820.]
Hand-coloured engraving. 102 x 63mm. 4 x 2½". Cut and laid on album scrap.
Tin-Plate, or tin sheets, as they are usually called, is a composition of iron and tin, not melted together, but the iron in plates is dipped into a vessel of melted tin, or the iron in bars is covered over with tin, or the iron in bars is covered over with tin, and then flatted or drawn out by means of mills. From "The Book of Trades or Library of Useful Arts".
[Ref: 25533]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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The Tobacco-Manufactory in different Branches.
The Tobacco-Manufactory in different Branches.
Engrav'd for the Universal Magazine 1750 for J. Hinton at the Kings Arms in St. Pauls Church Yard London.
Engraving, sheet 200 x 240mm. 8 x 9½". Trimmed to plate; two vertical folds (as normal), one tearing from top.
For the Universal Magazine.
[Ref: 13715]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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The Tobacco-Manufactory in different Branches.
The Tobacco-Manufactory in different Branches.
Engrvaed for the Univsal Magazine 1750 for J. Hinton at the Kings Arms in St Pauls Church Yard London.
Engraving. Sheet: 240 x 200mm (9½ x 8"). Trimmed within plate.
A scene showing figures at work producing tobacco.
[Ref: 44596]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Dealer in Tobacco & Snuff.
Dealer in Tobacco & Snuff.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Hand-coloured etching. Sheet: 245 x 165mm (9¾ x 6½''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet.
An advert showing a young highlander and a native American leaning against a barrell of tobacco. Surrounding the scene are several articles relating to tobacco e.g. 'Love's Progress of a Tobaconist', 'Lins on Tobaker' and 'Grammatical Smoking'.
[Ref: 48594]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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The Toy Shop.
The Toy Shop.
[n.d., c.1790].
Etching, very rare. Sheet: 120 x 125mm (4¾ x 5"). Trimmed within plate. Sightly foxed.
Scene set within a decorative oval in which two woman stand in a toy shop, one looks in a box and weeps while the shop keeper leans over the counter looking concerned. The eighteenth century 'toyshop' was not restricted only to children's playthings but sold all sorts of trinkets and decorative items and 'toymen' would often double as jewellers and watchmakers.
[Ref: 35104]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Marchande de Moulins a vent.
Marchande de Moulins a vent. pleurez, pleurez petits enfants, vous aurez des moulins de vent. No. 64.
Carle Vernet. S. lith de Delpech.
[Paris, n.d., c.1820.]
Coloured lithograph with very large margins. Printed area 300 x 140mm (11¾ x 5½").
A woman selling toys including windmills, parasols and drums from a basket. One of a series, 'Cris de Paris', depicting Parisian street vendors, lithographed by François Séraphin Delpech (1778-1825) after Antoine Charles Horace (Carle) Vernet (1758-1836).
[Ref: 33232]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Trades.] Tab: XX.
[Trades.] Tab: XX.
D. Chodowiecki del. Schleuen fc.
[n.d., c.1760.]
Engraving. Plate: 190 x 240mm (7½ x 9½"), with large margins on 3 sides. Trimmed to plate on left edge.
Four scenes showing various trades including blacksmiths, carriage makers, men working a spit and wagons and barges being loaded. From a series engraved by Johann David Schleuen (1711-1771) after Daniel Chodowiecki (1726-1801).
[Ref: 46416]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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[Trades and Professions.] Tab XLVIII.
[Trades and Professions.] Tab XLVIII.
D. Chodowiecki inv: & sculp.
[n.d., c.1760.]
Engraving. Plate: 180 x 230mm (7 x 9"), with large margins. Marking.
Three scenes showing various trades and professions. The first shows figures walking to a classical building, the second shows a teacher instructing a class of young boys, on the walls are various diagrams of anatomy, botany and a rhinoceros. The final scene shows a preacher leading a congregation. From a series by German artist Daniel Chodowiecki (1726-1801).
[Ref: 46417]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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[Trades and Professions.] Tab LV.
[Trades and Professions.] Tab LV.
[D. Chodowiecki.]
[n.d., c.1760.]
Engraving. Plate: 180 x 230mm (7 x 9½"), with large margins.
Four scenes showing various trades and professions. The top left scene shows men working on various furs to make hats and coats, the second scene shows a tanner working on a hide. The third scene shows a potter working at a potter's wheel while other figures work in the pottery; the final scene shows a glass blower blowing glass. The final scene shows a preacher leading a congregation. From a series by German artist Daniel Chodowiecki (1726-1801).
[Ref: 46418]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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[Trades and Professions.] Tab. XIV.
[Trades and Professions.] Tab. XIV.
D. Chodowiecki del. G. Chodowiecki sc.
[n.d., c.1760.]
Engraving. Plate: 180 x 230mm (7 x 9½"), large margins. Light foxing.
Two vignettes, the first showing a carriage driving through a landscape, the second shows various barges and rafts being sailed or pulled down a river. From a series by German artist Daniel Chodowiecki (1726-1801).
[Ref: 46419]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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Trunk Maker.
Trunk Maker.
[n.d. c.1830.]
Hand-coloured etching. 172 x 102mm. 6¾ x 4".
A trunk maker in his workshop with a hammer nailing metal brackets to a trunk.
[Ref: 20624]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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Trunk Maker.
Trunk Maker.
Wood engraving. Sheet: 100 x 170mm (4 x 6¾").
A scene in a trunk maker's workshop showing a figure hammering a chest. From 'The Book of English Trades and Library of the Useful Arts'.
[Ref: 44625]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Trunk Maker.
Trunk Maker.
[n.d., c.1818.]
Engraving, with two sheets of letterpress. Sheet: 150 x 90mm (6 x 3½'').
An illustration of a trunk maker in his workshop, working on a trunk, with text.
[Ref: 50487]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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[Turner] Tourneur. Dreher.
[Turner] Tourneur. Dreher.
[after Jean-Frédéric Wentzel] Lith. C. Fasoli et Ohlman à Strasbg.
[n.d., c.1845.]
Lithograph with fine hand colour heightened with gum arabic, rare with large margins. Printed area 200 x 250mm (8 x 9¾"). Some paper traces stuck on gum arabic.
A turner's workshop, with a man shaping wood on a large lathe.
[Ref: 36605]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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A Vegetable Market.
A Vegetable Market.
Painted by Ja. Ward Painter & Engraver to H.R.H. Prince of Wales. Engraved by Wm. Ward.
London. Pub. May 1, 1803 by Messrs. Wards & Co. No. 6 Newman Street.
Mezzotint. 410 x 485mm.
A prolific artist, James Ward. R.A (1769-1859) was one of the finest animal, portrait, and landscape painters of Regency England. Brittle, pious, and argumentative, Ward worked well into the mid-19th century, creating dynamic compositions that epitomized Romanticism. He was devoted to the art of Rubens and Van Dyck, and emulated them more than any of his contemporaries.
Frankau, Ref: 303.
[Ref: 6468]   £1,450.00  
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Royal Arms, as Executed in the Carved Wood supplied by The Patent Wood Carving Company,
Royal Arms, as Executed in the Carved Wood supplied by The Patent Wood Carving Company, Ranelagh Road, Thames Bank, Pimlico.
Bayliss Lith.r.
[n.d., 1851?]
Lithograph. Printed border 295 x 230mm (11½ x 9"), with very wide margins.
The Patent Wood Carving Company displayed examples of their machine-carved furniture at the Great Exhibition of 1851, publishing illustrations of their exhibits.
[Ref: 53413]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Les Vivandiers Pair.]
[Les Vivandiers Pair.]
Ch. Eisen inv. et del. / P.F. Tardieu Sculp
A Paris chés Tardieu Graveur du Roy, rue du Platre, la deuxieme porte cochere, a gauche entrant par la rue St. Jacques Avec Privilege du Roy [c.1770]
A pair of fine engravings, each sheet 210 x 235mm (8¼ x 9¼"). Trimmed to platemark; glued to album sheet at corners.
A pair of engravings the first showing a group of vivandiers, merchants who accompany the army to sell provisions to the soldiers. Engraving after a design by Charles Eisen (1720-78), painter, draughtsman and illustrator. It was through his drawings, engraved to illustrate nearly 400 books, that Eisen's reputation was chiefly established. These included editions of Lucretius, Ovid, Tacitus, Virgil, Boccaccio, Ariosto, Erasmus and La Fontaine.
[Ref: 45102]   £480.00   view all images for this item
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No. 38. [Waggon.]
No. 38. [Waggon.]
[Drawn & engraved by William Henry Pyne.]
Published by William Miller, Albemarle Street Jan.y 1. 1805. [but c.1820.]
Hand coloured etching with aquatint. Sheet 260 x 365mm, 10½ x 14¼", watermarked 'J Whatman 1818'.
A covered wagon drawnby eight horses, published in 'The Costume of Great Britain', a work notable for portraying British life on the eve of the Industrial Revolution.
Abbey Life 430, 38.
[Ref: 27028]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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Ein Kellner. [A Waiter.]
Ein Kellner. [A Waiter.]
CL fecit. [Monogram of Caspar Luyken.]
C. Weigel exc: [Nuremberg: n.d., c.1700.]
Rare engraving, image border 250 x 190mm. 9¾ x 7½". Lacking left margin.
A waiter with apron in a landscape holding up a large glass drinking vessel; bowl in left hand, house or inn to background. Published by Christoph Weigel (1654 - 1725); from a series of trades.
[Ref: 21794]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[Wardmote Inquest.]
[Wardmote Inquest.]
[W.H. Pyne.]
Published by William Miller, Albermarle Street, Jan.y. 1. 1805.
Hand-coloured aquatint, with letterpress sheet. Sheet: 250 x 365mm (9¾ x 14½"). Staining on right edge, staple in top right corner.
A plate from 'Costume of Great Britain' showing a member of the Wardmote Inquest in his uniform supervising the weighing of some items. Weights & measures officer.
[Ref: 44614]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Warstone Brewery. Alex.r Forrest & Sons.
Warstone Brewery. Alex.r Forrest & Sons.
[Anon., c.1820]
Engraving, platemark 115 x 190mm (4½ x 7½").
Warstone Brewery, situated in the Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham. This engraving shows kilns for drying hops and a cart loaded with barrels of beer leaving the premises.
[Ref: 43692]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Watch Maker.
Watch Maker.
[n.d. c.1820.]
Hand-coloured engraving. 102 x 63mm. 4 x 2½". Cut and laid on album scrap.
Watch-making is an employment so well known as to require no description, but it is usually combined, particularly in the country with that of clock-making. A man sat at his workbench cutting small fascias for a watch, grandfather and other clocks are seen. From "The Book of Trades or Library of Useful Arts".
[Ref: 25534]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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