Intended duty on Cape Madeira

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A handbill issued by James Elder recommending that his customers purchase wine before a new duty goes into effect.

  • AuthorElder, James (Merchant)
  • TitleIntended duty on Cape Madeira : James Elder with thanks to his friends for the encouragement given to the system adopted by him of selling a good article at a moderate price …
  • PublishedAlnwick : James Elder, 11 March 1817 (Alnwick : J. Graham, printer, March 11, 1817.

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 66 817 El37

Acquired January 2014

Samuel Child, boot & shoe-maker

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Letterpress trade card framed within a decorative oval border

  • AuthorChild, Samuel (Shoemaker)
  • TitleSamuel Child, boot & shoe-maker, No. 9, Fenchurch-Street : bespoke work in the newest taste … boots and shoes for exportation.
  • Published[London : [Samuel Child, ca. 1800?]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 66 800 C536

Acquired July 2013

John Bristow, engine-maker,

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Letterpress broadside with a hand-colored etched and engraved header illustrating the use of a fire-engine at the site of the Cornhill fire, which occurred on 25 March 1748.

  • TitleJohn Bristow, engine-maker, to all His Majesty’s forts, garrisons, dock-yards and other public offices belonging to His Majesty’s Royal Navy …
  • Published[London : Publisher not identified, not before 1748]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 66 748 J65++

Acquired September 2014

Plan of a regular coffee plantation

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The engravings are believed to have based on drawings by the author J.G. Stedman, two of the early plates acknowledging the attribution. Stedman was a friend of William Blake who may have assisted Stedman, an amateur artist.

  • PrintmakerConder, Thomas, 1746 or 1747-1831, printmaker.
  • TitlePlan of a regular coffee plantation [graphic] / T. Conder sculpsit.
  • PublishedLondon : Published Decr. 1st, 1791 by J. Johnson. St. Paul’s Church Yard, [1 December 1791]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

791.12.01.03

Acquired April 2014

A copy of a letter to William Langley, Esq

lwlpr31233An electioneering handbill issued before the King’s Lynn election of 1767

  • AuthorWalpole, Horace, 1717-1797.
  • TitleA copy of a letter to William Langley, Esq. Mayor of Lynn, Norfolk.
  • Published[London: s.n. 13 March 1767]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 644 767 W21

Acquired January 2014

Beiträge zu Wilhelm Hogarth’s Lebensbeschreibung

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List of Hogarth’s prints and prices

  • Author: Nichols, John, 1745-1826.
  • Uniform Title: [Biographical anecdotes of William Hogarth. German]
  • TitleBeiträge zu Wilhelm Hogarth’s Lebensbeschreibung. Nebst einem nach der Zeitfolge geordneten und mit Erklärungen begleiteten Verzeichnisse seines Kupferstichwerks. Aus dem Englischen mit einiger Abkürzung.
  • PublishedLeipzig : Bei Iohann Gottlob Immanuel Breitkopf, 1783.

Catalog Record

75 H67 S781g

Acquired April 2014

Blanchisseuse des Indes Occidentales

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Three West Indian washer women sit or stand in or near a stream. The one on land balances a basket of clean wash on her head and a baby strapped to her back.

  • PrintmakerRuotte, Louis Charles, 1754-1806, printmaker.
  • TitleBlanchisseuse des Indes Occidentales [graphic] = The West India washer-woman / A. Brunias pinxt. ; L. Ruotte direxit.
  • PublishedA Paris : Chez Depeuille, rue St. Denis, la boutique attenant St. Jacques l’Hopital, No. 416 et au Palais Royal, au Pavillon près le bassin, [ca. 1770?]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

770.00.00.190

Acquired April 2014