Fores's courting envelope [graphic].

Creator:
Leech, John, 1817-1864, printmaker.
Published/Created:
London :
Published by Messrs. Fores at their Sporting & fine print repository & frame manufactory, 41 Piccadilly, corner of Sackville Street,
[1840]
Physical Description:
1 print : lithograph, hand-colored, on wove paper ; sheet 91 x 137 mm.
Notes:
Title from text above image.
"No. 1."
Sheet trimmed to design.
CtY-LW
Abstract:
First in a series of prints published by Fores that parodies the infamous Mulready stationery released by the British Post Office in 1840. Each of the prints is numbered and centers on a different theme, e.g. Fores's military envelope, Fores's hunting envelope, Fores's comic envelopes, Fores's alderman envelopes, Fores's dancing envelope, etc.
Topics:
Couples.
Courtship.
Cupids.
Love letters.
Postal stationery.
Topics:
Jobbins, John Richard, d. 1866, printer.
Messrs. Fores (Firm), publisher.
Mulready, William,--1786-1863.
Language:
English
Genre:
Lithographs--England--London--1840.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1840.
Format:
Image
Rights:
Open Access
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Call Number:
841.00.00.25
Orbis Record:
9900125
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr14028
OID:
10971672
PID:
digcoll:975920