Mr. Robert Rasp letting fall a perpendicular from his saddle

A plate with four images each separately titled. Upper left: With series title (Mathematical horsemanship. Plate 5) above and caption title (Mr. Robert Rasp letting fall a perpendicular from his saddle) below showing a rider falling off the side of his horse with two others in a similar state in the distance. Also with a cityscape with a domed church in the distance. Upper right, Pl. 6. Mr. Benjanin Bukskin & his horse performing their evolutions, within the circumference of a circle: A rider is thrown over the front of his horse with another rider in the distance falling off the back, a dog pulling at the reins; a city with a domed church also in the distance. Lower left, Fashionable furniture at Hogs Norton. Plate 2: a series of six images of clothes being dried in front of a hearth, table, chairs, coal scuttle, etc. Lower right, Fashionable furniture at Hogs Norton. Plate 1: a series of six images including chimney ornaments, a large cat, plate, mirror, clock, etc.

  • PrintmakerRowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker.
  • TitleMr. Robert Rasp letting fall a perpendicular from his saddle [graphic] / Woodward del. ; Rowlandson sc. ; Mr. Benjamin Bukskin & his horse performing their evolutions, within the circumference of a circle ; Fashionable furniture. Plate 2 ; Fashionable furniture. Plate 1.
  • Published[London] : [Thomas Tegg], [1809]

Catalog Record

809.00.00.16 Impression 1

Acquired February 2017

The Cock of cotton walk, and maid of all work

Relates to the Italian witnesses at the trial to deprive Caroline of the style of Queen and the rights of Queen consort.

  • TitleThe Cock of cotton walk, and maid of all work, alias “Non mi ricordo,” and “Je ne me rappelle pas” : introduced as principal supporters to the wonderful green bag : a poem.
  • Edition3rd ed.
  • PublishedLondon : Printed for and published by C.E. Pritchard, 1820.

Catalog Record

763 820C

Acquired February 2017

Anecdotes of painting in England

  • AuthorWalpole, Horace, 1717-1797.
  • TitleAnecdotes of painting in England; with some account of the principal artists … collected by the late Mr. George Vertue; and now digested and published from his original MSS. by Mr. Horace Walpole.
  • EditionThe 2d ed. …
  • PublishedPrinted by Thomas Kirgate at Strawberry-Hill, 1765-1771 [i.e. 1780]

Catalog Record

33 10B Copy 8

Acquired February 2017

The Union-Club

Four lines of verse on either side of title: “We’ll join hand in hand, all party shall cease, “and glass after glass, shall our union increase …

  • PrintmakerGillray, James, 1756-1815, printmaker.
  • TitleThe Union-Club [graphic] / Js. Gillray invt. & fect.
  • PublicationLondon : Publish’d Jany. 21st, 1801, by H. Humphrey, St. James’s Street, [21 January 1801]

Catalog Record

801.01.21.01+

Acquired March 2017

Elements of painting with crayons

Dedication: To His Grace the Duke of Chandos. With vignette showing his coat of arms, engraved by Faden.

  • AuthorRussell, John, 1745-1806.
  • TitleElements of painting with crayons / by John Russel, Associate of the Royal Academy.
  • EditionThe second edition, with additions.
  • PublishedLondon : Printed for J. Wilkie, in St. Paul’s Church-Yard ; J. Walter, at Charing-Cross, and R. Bishop, Newport-Street, MDCCLXXVII [1777]

Catalog Record

72 777 R91

Acquired March 2017

Gloria mundi, or, The Devil addressing the sun / The V- Committee framing a report

Charles James Fox, with the feet and tail of a fox, his empty pockets turned out, and with cow horns protruding through his hat, stands on an E.O. (gaming) table placed on the North Pole. Quoting Satan’s speech from Paradise Lost, he looks to the upper right where the sun is depicted as Lord Shelburne. Refers to Fox’s gambling habit and his July 1782 resignation after Shelburne’s appointment as First Lord of the Treasury.

Printed on verso, an uncolored impression of: The V- Committee framing a report. [London] : Pubd. according to act of Parliament, Augt. 12th, 1782 by C. Atkinson, and sold in Mark Lane!!!

  • PrintmakerGillray, James, 1756-1815, printmaker.
  • TitleGloria mundi, or, The Devil addressing the sun [graphic].
  • Edition[State with plate no.].
  • Publication[London] : Pubd. July 22d by W. Humphrey [i.e. H.G. Bohn], [1849?]

Catalog Record

782.07.22.01.3+

Acquired February 2017

Lady Ann Campbell, Countess of Strafford

Lady Anne Campbell was born approximately 1715 and died in 1785. She was the wife of the 2nd Earl of Stafford.

  • PrintmakerJohnson, Thomas, active approximately 1763-1770, printmaker.
  • TitleLady Ann Campbell, Countess of Strafford [graphic] / J. Reynolds pinxt. ; T. Johnson fecit.
  • Edition[State 2].
  • Publication[London] : [publisher not identified], [between 1760 and 1780]

Catalog Record 

Portraits St896 no. 1++

Acquired September 2016