[Shop album] [graphic].

Creator:
Humphrey, G. (George), 1773?-1831?, collector.
Published/Created:
[London],
[not after 1821]
Physical Description:
130 prints in 1 volume : etchings with engraving, some aquatints, hand-colored, mounted on blue paper ; binding 66 x 50 cm
Notes:
Title devised by cataloger.
Date based on dates printed on individual items bound in.
House trade label pasted on the inside of both the upper and lower boards: Humphrey, Printseller, No. 27, St. James's Street / engd. by Lockington Shug Lane.
Unidentified trace of a bookseller's pencil stock note from 1943 on first leaf.
Binding very worn and soiled, spine missing. Some damage and some staining to the prints.
Andrew Edmunds, September 2014.
Abstract:
A rare surviving example of a volume that a print seller would put together in order to showcase for clients visiting the shop the satirical prints available for purchase, either from existing inventory or to be printed on order from copper plates in the publisher's stock. Includes a complete copy of: Horrida bella : Pains and penalties versus Truth and Justice.
Topics:
Politicians--England.
Topics:
Great Britain--Politics and government--1760-1789.
Great Britain--Politics and government--1789-1820.
Topics:
Caroline,--Queen, consort of George IV, King of Great Britain,--1768-1821--Caricatures and cartoons.
George--III,--King of Great Britain,--1738-1820--Caricatures and cartoons.
George--IV,--King of Great Britain,--1762-1830--Caricatures and cartoons.
Rosco. Horrida bella.
Language:
English
Genre:
Annotations (Provenance)--18th century.--CtY-LW
Aquatints--England--London--1821.
Etchings--England--London--1821.
Sample books.
Satires (Visual works)--England.
Format:
Image
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
Folio
75
H89
821
Folio 75 H89 821 (Oversize)
Orbis Record:
12236617
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
Parent_lwlpr35091
oid pointer:
16228989
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 10, nos. 13948-13972
OID:
16228988
PID:
digcoll:4083423

Number of Pages: 183
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