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Two heads before and after ordination.

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Two heads before and after ordination.
Ref: 2355820

Plate 52 'Eccentric Excursions or Literary & Pictorial Sketches of Countenance, Character & Country, in different parts of England & South Wales.............' Two heads face each other in profile, one (left) of a young man in cap and gown, with his hair curling on his shoulders, and a cheerful expression. The other (right) of the same man transformed: his hair is strained back from a receding forehead and smoothly tucked under the high collar of his coat. He wears bands and looks down sourly with protruding underlip. One wears a frilled cravat, the other clerical bands. 14 January 1797 Hand-coloured etching Isaac Cruikshank the Elder after George Moutard Woodward. Few blemishes top left corner.

Approx 215cms by 19cms.


Price: 145.00
  



What!  never upset in a gig.

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What! never upset in a gig.
Ref: 2352777

An antique aquatint engraving by E. Duncan, drawn and etched by T.J. Rawlins and H. Alken. Published November 1st, 1850 with original colouring, by R. Ackermann at his Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191, Regent Street. Published in "Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire, Formerly M.P. for Shrewsbury, High sheriff for the Counties of Salop & Merioneth, and Major of the North Shropshire Yeomanry Cavalry. With Notices of His Hunting, Shooting, Driving, Racing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits By Nimrod.
Approx 17.5cms by 11cms.


Price: 45.00
  



Louis Wain  -  My Noble Kinsman.

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Louis Wain - My Noble Kinsman.
Ref: 2352713



An antique woodcut engraving which was published in "The Illustrated London News" on March 8th, 1890 with later hand colouring.

Approx 22.5cms by17cms.


Price: 35.00
  



Peace & Plenty or the Forestaller's Lamentation a Tragi Comedy.  1801.

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Peace & Plenty or the Forestaller's Lamentation a Tragi Comedy. 1801.
Ref: 2349561

Addington's new Ministry had declared unsatisfactory peace terms with Napoleon, but John Bull is shown here receiving a rapturous welcome home from the wars. The price of wheat had also been falling since April with the fullfilled promise of a good harvest and the forestallers, who had been sitting on vast stocks waiting for fat profits, had been ruined. Original hand-coloured engraving "London Pubd; by W. Holland 50 Oxford Street October 22nd. 1801"

27cms by 20.5cms.


Price: 195.00
  



The Schoolmaster at Home.

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The Schoolmaster at Home.
Ref: 2344377

An antique lithograph by John Doyle who used the monogram 'HB'. to sign a numbered series of 917 lithographs published 1829-51. Subjects are Philip Henry Stanhope, 4th Earl Stanhope and Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux. 'Published by Thos. Mc.Lean, 26, Haymarket Decr 14th.. 1830.' Printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte (1785-1836) 23, Leicester Square. Original handcolouring. Afew marginal tears extending ito border. Three minute wormholes in printed area.

Approx 33cms by26cms.



Price: 145.00
  



The Principal Characters presented to Public Exhibition throughout Real Life in London.

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The Principal Characters presented to Public Exhibition throughout Real Life in London.
Ref: 23738





An antique aquatint engraving designed by H. Alken. Published in 1821. Original colouring.



Approx 10cms by 19cms.


Price: 30.00
  



Mr Ego's Marvellous Story.

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Mr Ego's Marvellous Story.
Ref: 23737


An antique etching drawn and etched by Thomas Rowlandson. Published in 1807. Original colouring.

Approx14cms by 9cms.


Price: 30.00
  



Mr George Charles Fitzwilliam.

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Mr George Charles Fitzwilliam.
Ref: 8221



Price: 85.00
  



The Churchwardens.

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The Churchwardens.
Ref: 6834


An antique line engraving by A. Danse after Franz Meerts. Circa 1860. The colouring is later.

Approx 24.5cms by 14.5cms.


Price: 40.00
  



Jumping in Sacks.

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Jumping in Sacks.
Ref: 5630



"Jumping in Sacks." Etched by Robert Cruikshank after W.H. Pyne, engraved by G. Hunt. Published by Pyall & Hunt.

Approx 31cms by 21.5cms.


Price: 145.00
  



Robin Gray and Jenny.

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Robin Gray and Jenny.
Ref: 5130



A circle stipple engraving in sepia by Thomas Ryder after a painting in miniature by S. Shelley. Published in 1785.

Approx 9cms diameter.


Price: 125.00
  



St. David's Day  -  Drawn by Kenny Meadows.

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St. David's Day - Drawn by Kenny Meadows.
Ref: 5138






A woodcut engraving which was published in "The Illustrated London News" on 24th February, 1849. The colouring is later.

Approx 24cms by 36.5cms.


Price: 30.00
  



Court of Chancery - Lincoln's Inn Hall

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Court of Chancery - Lincoln's Inn Hall
Ref: 669


An aquatint engraving with original colour by J C Stadler of a Thomas ROWLANDSON caricature. Published at R ACKERMANN's Repository of Arts in 1808.

Approx 26cm by 20cm


Price: 145.00
  


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