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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
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
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
Picturesque views in England and Wales / from drawings by J. M. W. Turner ; engraved under the superintendence of Charles Heath ; with descriptive and historic illus. by H. E. Lloyd.
Creator:
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775–1851
Date:
1838
Physical Description:
2 v. in 1 : all ill. ; 61 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Some designs of Mr. Inigo Jones and Mr. Wm. Kent.
Creator:
Jones, Inigo, 1573–1652
Date:
1744
Physical Description:
3 p., 53 plates. 43 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Corporal Violette!!
Date:
[1815?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 31 x 21 cm
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.
Key to the picture of the fancy going to a fight at Moulsey-Hurst : dedicated, by permission, to Mr. Jackson and the Pugilistic Club / designed and etched by I.R. Cruickshank, under the direction of P. Egan.
Creator:
Egan, Pierce, 1772–1849
Date:
1819
Physical Description:
36 pages : illustrations ; 16 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Tregear's Black jokes : being a series of laughable caricatures on the march of manners amongst the Blacks : twenty plates.
Date:
1834
Physical Description:
[1] leaf, 20 leaves of plates : chiefly illustrations ; 27 x 37 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Conversation cards, or, Pleasing pastimes for winter evenings : [game]
Date:
[ca. 1815?]
Physical Description:
[26] pictorial cards : ill. ; 65 x 45 mm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Blanchet, artistes capillaires : hair cutter.
Creator:
Blanchet, Etienne
Date:
not before 1866?
Physical Description:
1 trade card ; 19 x 13 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
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
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
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
Thou hast here, gentle reader, a true hydrographical description of so much of the world as hath beene hetherto discouered and is comne to our knowledge ...
Creator:
Wright, Edward, 1558?-1615
Date:
[1599?]
Physical Description:
1 map ; 43 x 62 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In remembrance of the late Robert Minto of Barton-Upon-Humber : who died January 29th, 1857, aged 76 years.
Date:
1857
Physical Description:
1 embossed print : letterpress ; 78 x 116 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
May nothing cloud your Xmas day, or interrupt its glee, but may its joys con-neck-tie-dly be collared all by thee!
Date:
[approximately 1875?]
Physical Description:
1 Christmas card : color illustrations ; 6 x 10 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Album of family portrait photographs, from Newcastle upon Tyne.
Date:
between 1870 and [1890?]
Physical Description:
1 album (73 photographs) ; 28 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The majestic game of the Asiatic ostrich.
Date:
[approximately 1825]
Physical Description:
1 folded sheet : hand-colored engraving, on linen ; 51 x 41 cm, folded (in slipcase) to 17 x 13 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Ellen and Arthur Liman, Yale JD 1957
Album of seaweed specimens, in scallop shell binding.
Date:
mid-19th century
Physical Description:
1 item (1 shell, 30 seaweed specimens) ; 13 x 12 x 4 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Lifebuoy royal disinfectant soap.
Creator:
Lever Brothers Ltd.
Date:
[approximately 1894?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet : color illustrations ; 11 x 15 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.
A faithful tribute of affection! To my love.
Date:
mid-19th century
Physical Description:
1 card ; 22 x 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Mr. Ogilby's Pocket book of roads : with computed and measured distances and the distinction of market and post townes.
Creator:
Ogilby, John, 1600–1676
Date:
1679
Physical Description:
[13], 27 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : map ; 20 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Six months' residence and travels in Mexico : containing remarks on the present state of New Spain, its natural productions, state of society, manufactures, trade, agriculture, and antiquities, &c. with plates and maps / by W. Bullock, F.L.S., proprietor of the late London Museum.
Creator:
Bullock, W. (William), 1773?-1849
Date:
1824
Physical Description:
xii, 532 p., [19] leaves of plates ([4] folded) : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Scotch scenery, circa 1814.
Creator:
Crompton, Elizabeth Jane, 1791–1869
Date:
circa 1814
Physical Description:
1 v. ([35] leaves) : ill. ; 26 x 37 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
For life or death : heroism on land.
Creator:
Stevens, Thomas, 1828–1888
Date:
[1880]
Physical Description:
1 silk picture : color ; 5 x 15 cm, in mount 13 x 21 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sun Sculpture stereoscope.
Creator:
Underwood & Underwood
Date:
not before 1901
Physical Description:
1 stereoscope : wood, metal, and velvet ; 32 cm long x 18 cm wide x 14 cm tall
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Office Anthem.
Date:
[approximately 193-?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 19 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