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Scope and Contents Large quarto volume. Manuscript in pen and ink, in red and black, with numerous illustrations in the style of George Augustus Sala, each mounted on grey card with a gilt fillet border; full green morocco, profusely decorated in gilt and black with scroll pattern with the royal arms in the centre, the spine also similarly decorated, gilt edges; extremities with some wear; rebacked, retaining the original spine; with the paper monogram of Lady Gomm; armorial bookplates of Francis Culling &...
Twenty-one comic visiting cards caricaturing the photographic carte-de-visite, by Rock Co., London, and J.S. Co., London, c. 1850-1870
Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1262
Scope and Contents Each card measures about 5.75 x 9 cm., engraved image on the recto with ‘Rock & Co., London’ in the image, on 19 cards, two cards have J. S & Co., London, below the image. Verso blank. Many of the 21 cards have a printed series number, the highest being 101, the other number no higher than 48. Three cards have no number. The cards by J.S have the numbers 4 and 5, so they may have been part of a smaller series. 'J. S.' are the initials of J. Simmons.Among the group four cards have a...
- Subject: Caricature X