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Hand-drawn caricature mocking the House of Lords Committee on Privileges's ruling on the Earl of Kellie's claim to the title of Earl of Mar, 1875
Scope and Contents Hand-drawn caricature mocking the ruling made by the House of Lords Committee on Privileges in 1875, which confirmed the Earl of Kellie's claim that the earldom of Mar had been newly created in 1565, thus making him Earl of Mar as heir male. The drawing represents the Earl of Kellie dressed as an acrobat and wearing a crown, juggling with a crown with the date '1875', and standing over the three judges that pronounced the judgement, beside whom is the caption: 'three poor fellows who have "no...
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...