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The Antiquarian's Museum.
The Antiquarian's Museum.
Dean & Co, Threadneedle Street.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Hand coloured lithograph with overlay. Sheet 285 x 225mm (11¼ x 9¾"). Trimmed to image losing title and publication line, flap torn, horizontal slight folding crease in the middle, small tear in bottom edge.
A man opens the door to a room housing his collection. Raising the flap reveals three small children playing with his treasures. A regency amusement.
See Ref: 58833 & 58855
[Ref: 58831]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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If Only I Could Get the Door Down? I Should See Them All for Nothing.
If Only I Could Get the Door Down? I Should See Them All for Nothing.
Dean & Co, Threadneedle Street.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Hand coloured lithograph with overlay. Sheet 285 x 225mm (11¼ x 9¾"). Horizontal folding creases in the middle.
A man climbs onto the tailgate of a cart with marked 'The Museum of Natural Curiosities', peaking through a hole. When the tailgate flap falls opens it releases two lions and a tiger to menace the man. A Regency amusement.
See ref: 58855, 59033, 58831
[Ref: 58833]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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G. W.'s Transparencies. French Smugglers.
G. W.'s Transparencies. French Smugglers.
London: Published by Reeves and Sons, Cheapside; W. Morgan, 64, Hatton Garden; T. Fisher, 1, Hanway Street, Oxford Street; J. Reynold, 174, Strand; and E. Wilson, Jun. 16, King William Street, City. [n.d., c.1840.]
Coloured lithograph, trimmed and laid on card with title label, backed with tissue, as issued. Sheet 230 x 290mm (9 x 11½'').
When held to the light the night scene is enhanced
[Ref: 58961]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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G. W.'s Transparencies. The Gypsies Halt.
G. W.'s Transparencies. The Gypsies Halt.
London: Published by Reeves and Sons, Cheapside and W. Morgan, 64, Hatton Garden; T. Fisher, 1, Hanway Street, Oxford Street; J. Reynold, 174, Strand; and E. Wilson, Jun. 16, King William Street, City. [n.d., c.1840.]
Coloured lithograph, trimmed and laid on card with title label, backed with tissue, as issued. Sheet 290 x 230mm (11½ x 9'').
A monlight scene of a camp by a river is enhanced when held up to the light.
[Ref: 58962]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Lis.
Le Lis. le 10 Mai, 1815.
Dédié aux Amis de Louis Dix huit.
[n.d. c.1815.]
Hand-coloured engraving. 140 x 90mm (5½ x 3½"). Trimmed and laid on album paper at corners, glue stains.
A puzzle print, with three heads hidden in a bouquet of lilies: Louis XVIII, his younger brother Charles, Duke of Angouleme (later Charles X) and his wife Marie Thérèse of Savoy. It was published during the Hundred Days in response to the 'Corporal Violet' portraits of Napoleon.
[Ref: 58950]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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No Doubt My Wife Has Got Something Nice and Warm for Me This Cold Night.
No Doubt My Wife Has Got Something Nice and Warm for Me This Cold Night. / I'll teach you to stop out till this time of night.
G.A.H. Dean & Co, Threadneedle Street. [n.d., c.1840.]
Hand coloured lithograph with overlay. Sheet 280 x 200mm (11 x 8"). Trimmed to image, horizontal folding crease in the middle.
A man uses the knocker on his door on a snowy night. When the door flap is opened it reveals his wife brandishing a red-hot poker. A Regency Amusement.
See Ref: 58831, 58833 & 58855
[Ref: 59033]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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Explanation of a View of the City of Paris, exhibiting in the Panorama, Strand.
Explanation of a View of the City of Paris, exhibiting in the Panorama, Strand.
[n.d., c.1826.]
Etched keyplate. Sheet 305 x 425mm (12 x 16¾"). Original folds, old repairs, slight soiling and creasing.
The keyplate to a panorama of Paris from the Place de la Concord (here named 'Place Louis 16', used 1826-30), exhibited at the Panorama in the Strand, London. Thomas Edward Barker, son of the Robert Barker who coined the word 'panorama', opened a rival exhibition site with artist Ramsay Richard Reinagle in 1801, at 168-9 The Strand.
[Ref: 58762]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Houses of Parliament on Fire.]
[The Houses of Parliament on Fire.]
[n.d., c.1840.]
Rare mezzotint mounted in card, card 195 x 230mm (7¾ x 9").
An almost-monochrome view of the Houses of Parliament on fire in 1834, with soldiers fighting the blaze, is enhanced with vibrant colour when held up to the light.
[Ref: 58963]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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Spooner's Transformations No 5. The Royal Rose of England.
Spooner's Transformations No 5. The Royal Rose of England. ''The expectancy and rose of the fair State". Shakepeare.
London William Spooner, 377 Strand, June 1st 1835.
Lithograph with hand colour, prepared as a transformation print, mounted on card with title underneath. Card 285 x 230mm (11¼ x 9").
A view of a rose Windsor Castle changes when the card is held up to the light, with Victoria on a throne who appears in the petals.
[Ref: 58960]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Prince Albert driving his favorites.
Prince Albert driving his favorites.
Dean & Co, Threadneedle Street.
[n.d., c.1843.]
Hand coloured lithograph with overlay. Sheet 190 x 265mm (7½ x 10½"). Vertical folding crease in the middle.
Prince Albert drives a closed-top carriage with two horses and a view of Windsor Castle in the background. Raising the flap reveals Queen Victoria seated with three of her children, Victoria, Princess Royal, King Edward VII, and Princess Alice. A Regency amusement.
See Ref: 58833, 58831 & 59033
[Ref: 58855]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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Dawson's Diorama N.o 8.
Dawson's Diorama N.o 8. Windsor Gateway, with a view of the Castle, changing to her Majesty Queen Victoria & her Royal Consort Albert, of Saxe Sobourg & Gotha, on Horseback.
London Published by T. Dawson, 39, Bedford S.t Covent Garden.
Scarce lithograph with hand colour, prepared as a transformation print, mounted on card with title underneath. Card 280 x 220mm (11 x 8¾"). Tissue over rear torn, album paper pasted on one edge.
A view of Windsor Castle changes when the card is held up to the light, with Victoria and Albert appearing on horseback.
[Ref: 58959]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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