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Thomas Gainsborough letter to William Jackson, 1773 January 29.
Creator:
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727–1788
Date:
1773 January 29
Physical Description:
1 item (4 pages) ; 23 x 38 cm, folded to 23 x 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Thomas Gainsborough letter to Elizabeth Rasse.
Creator:
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727–1788
Date:
[1753]
Physical Description:
1 sheet (2 pages) : autograph letter signed ; 23 x 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The anatomy of the horse : including a particular description of the bones, cartilages, muscles, fascias, ligaments, nerves, arteries, veins, and glands / illustrated by twenty-four plates by George Stubbs, painter.
Creator:
Stubbs, George, 1724–1806
Date:
1853
Physical Description:
68 p., [48] leaves of plates : ill. ; 46 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The anatomy of the horse : including a particular description of the bones, cartilages, muscles, fascias, ligaments, nerves, arteries, veins and glands : in eighteen tables, all done from nature / by George Stubbs, painter.
Creator:
Stubbs, George, 1724–1806
Date:
1766
Physical Description:
[4], 47, [1] p., [24] leaves of plates : ill. ; 46 x 60 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Letter to John Thomas Smith.
Creator:
Constable, John, 1776–1837
Date:
1797, between January 16 and March 23
Physical Description:
1 item (1 p.) : ill. ; 28 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Views in Rome and its environs.
Creator:
Lear, Edward, 1812–1888
Date:
1841
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Alphabet.
Creator:
Lear, Edward, 1812–1888
Date:
1857
Physical Description:
1 v. ([26] leaves) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Hogarth moralized : a complete edition of all the most capital and admired works of William Hogarth / accompanied with concise and comprehensive explanations of their moral tendency by ... Dr. Trusler ; an introduction, and many additional notes ...
Creator:
Hogarth, William, 1697–1764
Date:
1831
Physical Description:
xxvi, 293 p., [55] leaves of plates : ill., port. ; 20 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Picturesque views in England and Wales / from drawings by J.M.W. Turner, Esq. R.A. ; engraved under the superintendence of Mr. Charles Heath ; with descriptive and historic illustrations by H.E. Lloyd., Esq. ; in two volumes.
Creator:
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775–1851
Date:
MDCCCXXXVIII [1838]
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 60 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Ancient Chinese.
Creator:
Cavanders, Ltd. (Firm)
Date:
[1926]
Physical Description:
25 cards : illustrations ; 70 x 40 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Medal commemorating the abolition of the apprenticeship system in the British West Indies.
Creator:
Davis, Joseph, active 1818–1857
Date:
1838
Physical Description:
1 medal : white metal ; 38 mm in diameter
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
As in a looking glass / by F.C. Philips ; iIllustrated by G. du Maurier.
Creator:
Philips, F. C. (Francis Charles), 1849–1921
Date:
1889
Physical Description:
[10], 293, [1] p., [13] leaves of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David and Judith Ross
The destruction of the Spanish Armada
Creator:
Bijlaer, Gerard van, active 1540?-1617
Date:
1588
Physical Description:
1 medallion : silver ; 51 mm in diameter
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Crimean War.
Creator:
Bowers, George Frederick
Date:
1856?
Physical Description:
1 jug : white transferware; 24 cm high (including handle) x 13 cm in diameter (17 cm including handle)
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961.
Masterpieces of industrial art & sculpture at the International Exhibition, 1862 / selected and described by J.B. Waring ... ; chromo-lithographed by and under the direction of W.R. Tymms, A. Warren, and G. Macculloch, from photographs supplied by the London Photographic and Stereoscopic Company, taken exclusively for this work by Stephen Thompson ...
Creator:
Waring, J. B. (John Burley), 1823–1875
Date:
1863
Physical Description:
3 volumes ([8], 14, [200]; [204]; [2], 14, [202] pages, 300 (i.e. 301) plates) : illustrations (some color) ; 44 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Antiquities of Ionia, by the Society of dilettanti. [pt. 1]-5.
Creator:
Society of Dilettanti (London, England)
Date:
1769-1915
Physical Description:
5 v. illus., plates, maps, plans, diagrs. 56 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sketchbook of figures, cattle, and views in Kolkata.
Creator:
Reid, Jane Caroline, 1797–1834
Date:
between 1821 and 1831
Physical Description:
1 volume (22 drawings) : graphite on wove paper ; 15 x 24 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The royal and entertaining Game of the goose.
Date:
[between 1761 and 1794]
Physical Description:
1 sheet. 49 x 39 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Triangular bandage, printed with illustrations of bandage use.
Creator:
St. John Ambulance Association
Date:
approximately 1920
Physical Description:
1 printed bandage : linen ; 144 x 69 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The cottage of content; or, Right roads and wrong ways. A humourous game.
Date:
1848
Physical Description:
1 sheet. 57 x 43 cm., fold. to 21 x 16 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Wallis's elegant and instructive game exhibiting the wonders of art, in each quarter of the world.
Date:
[ca. 1820]
Physical Description:
1 game : hand-colored engraving ; 46 x 62 cm, folded to 24 x 17 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Ellen and Arthur Liman, Yale JD 1957
Valentine card.
Date:
mid-19th century
Physical Description:
1 card ; 18 x 12 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
West India scenery with illustrations of Negro character, the process of making sugar, &c. from sketches taken during a voyage to, and residence of seven years in, the island of Trinidad. By R. Bridgens ...
Creator:
Bridgens, Richard
Date:
[1836?]
Physical Description:
1 v. (unpaged) 27 plates (part col. with accompanying text) 38 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sketches in the grounds of Marshalls, the seat of Rowland Stephenson Esqr.
Creator:
Hornor, Thomas, 1785–1844
Date:
1824]
Physical Description:
[16] leaves : all ill. ; 16 x 21 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Rangoon views and combined operations in the Birnam Empire.
Creator:
Moore, Joseph
Date:
1825-1826
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Twelve designs of country-houses : of two, three and four rooms on a floor : proper for glebes and small estates : with some observations on the common errors in building / by a gentleman.
Creator:
Payne, John, 1710–1771
Date:
1757
Physical Description:
16, [8] p., [24] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Billhead of Whitehead Steam Navigation Company for Mr. L Whittle for goods that have been delivered.
Creator:
Whitehaven Steam Navigation Company
Date:
1851
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 15 x 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In memory of Jacob Henry Tillett, would-be-M.P. for his native city : November, 17th, 1868 : July, 12th, 1870 : February, 4th, 1874 : March, 5th, 1875.
Date:
1892
Physical Description:
1 card : illustrations ; 110 x 80 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Diamond Jubilee souvenir badge.
Creator:
Whitehead & Hoag Company (Newark, N.J.)
Date:
[1897?]
Physical Description:
1 badge with ribbon ; 13.5 x 6 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Dinner : 13th January, 1951 / the Bonnington Hotel, Southampton Row, London, W.C.1.
Creator:
Bonnington Hotel (London, England)
Date:
1951
Physical Description:
1 menu ; 23 x 13 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Bill for building expenses.
Date:
1760
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([2] pages) ; 11 x 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sale of shop fittings and ready-made clothing, &c. : (under warrant from the Sheriff, in causa Cramb versus Orr.).
Creator:
Huchinson & Dixon
Date:
1876
Physical Description:
1 leave ([1] page) ; 33 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G. Purt, licensed compounder & manufacturer of elder cordial : 13, St. Mary at Hill, Lower Thames Street, London.
Date:
[approximately 1842]
Physical Description:
1 trade card : illustrations ; 8 x 12 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
China : its state and prospects : with especial reference to the spread of the gospel : containing allusions to the antiquity, extent, population, civilization, literature, and religion of the Chinese / by W.H. Medhurst ... ; illustrated with engravings on wood by G. Baxter.
Creator:
Medhurst, Walter Henry, 1796–1857
Date:
1838
Physical Description:
xv, [1], 592 p., [7] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill. (some col.), map ; 24 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Critical observations on the buildings and improvements of London.
Creator:
Stuart, James, 1713–1788
Date:
MDCCLXXI [1771]
Physical Description:
[4], 51, [1] p. ; 25 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
A book of eighteen leaves : containing divers subjects for the use of goldsmiths, chasers, carvers, etc. / from Messrs. Germain, Messonier, Sig. Cattarello &c.
Date:
1757
Physical Description:
[18] leaves : all ill. ; 36 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The brigand.
Date:
[between 1840-1850]
Physical Description:
16 pages ; 17 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Hans P. Kraus.
Select views in Mysore, the country of Tippoo Sultan; from drawings taken on the spot by Mr. Home; with historical descriptions.
Creator:
Home, Robert, 1752–1834
Date:
1794
Physical Description:
2 p.., [v]-vii p., 1 leaf, 48 p. 29 plates, fold. map, 3 fold plans. 35 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
An epistle to the Right Honourable Richard Earl of Burlington : occasion'd by his publishing Palladio's designs of the baths, arches, theatres, &c. of ancient Rome / by Mr. Pope.
Creator:
Pope, Alexander, 1688–1744
Date:
1731
Physical Description:
14, [1] p. ; 34 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The journey from Chester to London.
Creator:
Pennant, Thomas, 1726–1798
Date:
MDCCLXXXII [1782]
Physical Description:
[2], iv, 452, [6] pages, 22 leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts