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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
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
The Crystal Palace in Hyde Park : building for the Great Exhibition in London, 1851 ...
Date:
[1851]
Physical Description:
1 print : on silk ; 83 x 94 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Decalcomania sample book.
Date:
circa 1870
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill. ; 33 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
London labour and the London poor : a cyclopaedia of the condition and earnings of those that will work, those that cannot work, and those that will not work / by Henry Mayhew.
Creator:
Mayhew, Henry, 1812–1887
Date:
1851[-1861]
Physical Description:
3 volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Catalogue of up to date suites & chairs in Chippendale, Sheraton, Queen Anne, Jacobean, Hepplewhite, & Louis Styles : frames only.
Creator:
T. C. L. (London, England)
Date:
[1890?]
Physical Description:
[28] leaves : illustrations ; 28 x 22 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The royal wedding official programme : the marriage of H.R.H. Prince William of Wales, K.G. with Miss Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey, 29th April, 2011.
Date:
2011
Physical Description:
27 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Are you ready?
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
L'orient, or, The Indian travellers : a geographical and historical game.
Date:
[1846]
Physical Description:
1 sheet : hand-colored lithograph ; 56 x 75 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Ellen and Arthur Liman, Yale JD 1957
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
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
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
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
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
Flora of the British Isles.
Creator:
Burges, Mary Anne, 1763–1813
Date:
circa 1790-1810?
Physical Description:
3 v. : ill. ; 38 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
[Billhead of Swaine, Alport & Lowthian, distillers, London, recording gin purchased by Thomas Tebbitt, 1828]
Creator:
Swaine, Alport & Lothian (London, England)
Date:
1828
Physical Description:
1 sheet : illustration, 11 x 22 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Savoy Hotel : London.
Creator:
Savoy Hotel (London, England)
Date:
[192-?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet : illustrations ; 15 x 15 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
[3 postcards from the Franco-British Exhibition].
Date:
[1908]
Physical Description:
3 photographic postcards : b/ w ; 9 x 14 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
In loving memory of Herbert, eldest son of Henry and Sarah Adlington, (of Croft House, Ripley,) : who died at Johannesburg, Sourth Africa, November 26th, 1896 : aged 19 years.
Date:
1896
Physical Description:
1 folded card : letterpress ; 110 x 80 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Scottish Widows' Fund Mutual LIfe Assurance Society : all profits divided among the policyholders : a great bonus-yielding office : funds £21,000,000 : annual revenue £2,250,000 : prospectuses on application : head office: Edinburgh-9 St. Andrew Square : London : 28 Cornhill, E.C.., and 5 Waterloo Place, S.W.
Creator:
Scottish Widows' Fund and Life Assurance Society
Date:
[approximately 1914]
Physical Description:
1 bookmark : illustrations ; 15 x 6 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
[The Souvenir Rose].
Date:
[approximately 1865?]
Physical Description:
([1] folded sheet) ; 26 x 26 cm, folded to 14 x 7 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Mrs. Phyliss Anscombe in honor of her husband, Professor Francis J. Anscombe, founder of Yale's Department of Statistics
The noble game of the elephant and castle, or Travelling in Asia.
Date:
1822
Physical Description:
1 game ; 51 x 41 cm. fold. to 17 x 14 cm. & booklet (viii, [9]-84 p. 14 cm.)
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
London & Sunderland royal mail coach : fares to be paid by passengers travelling from Sunderland.
Date:
[ca. 1800]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 29 cm..
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Lessons on trees / by J. D. Harding ; author of "Lessons on Art," "Guide and Companion to Lessons on Art," "Elementary Art," "The Principles and practice of Art," &c. &c.
Creator:
Harding, James Duffield, 1798–1863
Date:
[1855]
Physical Description:
[8] p., 30] leaves of plates : ill. ; 39 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Panorama, Leicester Square : now exhibiting, in the first circle, Paris : and in the second circle is exhibiting a painting of Edinburgh and the surrounding country ...
Creator:
Panorama (Leicester Square, London, England)
Date:
1805
Physical Description:
1 print : woodcut and letterpress ; sheet 27 x 23 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The Harrow, Wateringbury.
Creator:
Whitbread and Company
Date:
[between 1949 and 1955]
Physical Description:
1 metal card : illustration ; 80 x 60 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
A plan of mathematical learning taught in the Royal Academy, Portsmouth : performed by a student there 177[blank].
Creator:
Rice, Edmund Nagle, -1801
Date:
approximately 1798-1799
Physical Description:
518 pages : illustrations, diagrams, maps ; 37 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Principles of beauty, relative to the human head / by Alexander Cozens.
Creator:
Cozens, Alexander, 1717–1786
Date:
MDCCLXXVIII [1778]
Physical Description:
[6], 15, [5], 15, [1] p, [3], 2-17 leaves of plates : ill. (engravings) ; 53 cm. (fol.)
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The costume of Hindostan : elucidated by sixty coloured engravings / with descriptions in English and French, taken in the years 1798 and 1799 by Balt. Solvyns, of Calcutta.
Creator:
Solvyns, Balt. (Balthazar), 1760–1824
Date:
1807
Physical Description:
[132] pages, 60 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 37 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sketches of Teignmouth and Torquay.
Creator:
Luxmoore, Mary
Date:
circa 1830
Physical Description:
1 v. ([20] leaves) : ill. ; 14 x 22 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Miseries of human life / designed and etched by T. Rowlandson.
Creator:
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756–1827
Date:
[1808]
Physical Description:
[50] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 27 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Now publishing in numbers, price 1s. and in monthly parts, at 2s. each, Commemoration of Hogarth by an edition of his works, commenced exactly a century after their first appearance.
Creator:
Jones and Co. (London, England)
Date:
[1833?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet : illustrations ; 26 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Notes on some of the principal pictures exhibited in the rooms of the Royal Academy : 1855 / by the author of Modern painters.
Creator:
Ruskin, John, 1819–1900
Date:
1855
Physical Description:
30 p. ; 23 cm.
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
To all who are possessed of a laudable curiosity : and are desirous of inspecting the striking parts of the creation : there is to be seen, at the [blank] the beautiful zebra, or wild ass ... : it was brought from the Cape of Good Hope, in the year 1762, by Sir Thomas Adams.
Date:
[1773]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 28 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Joseph Reed, Yale BA 1954, and Kit Reed
An attempt to discriminate the styles of English architecture, from the conquest to the reformation : preceded by a sketch of the Grecian and Roman orders : with notices of nearly five hundred English buildings / by Thomas Rickman.
Creator:
Rickman, Thomas, 1776–1841
Date:
[1817]
Physical Description:
iv, 146 p., [14] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
A companion from London to Brighthelmston, in Sussex : consisting of a set of topographical maps from actual surveys, on a scale of two inches to a mile ... / by J. Edwards, topographer.
Creator:
Edwards, James, 1756–1816
Date:
1801
Physical Description:
[3],viii, [1], 31, 86, [3] p., [15] leaves of plates, ([2] folded) : ill., maps ; 31 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Contrasts : a series of twenty drawings / designed by S. Stickney.
Creator:
Ellis, Sarah Stickney, 1799–1872
Date:
1832
Physical Description:
[21] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 29 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Madras [graphic].
Date:
[1832?]
Physical Description:
1 print : aquatint ; sheet 15 x 233 cm, rolled to 15 x 2.5 cm (scroll format)
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Illuminated illustrations of Froissart : selected from the MS. in the British Museum / by H. N. Humphreys, Esq.
Creator:
Froissart, Jean, 1338?-1410?
Date:
1845
Physical Description:
vi p., 36 leaves, [36] leaves of plates : ill. ; 33 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Portraits of brood mares belonging to the Royal Stud at Hampton Court / by C.W.
Creator:
C. W
Date:
1837
Physical Description:
[2] p., [24] leaves, [24] leaves plates : ill. ; 54 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The naval achievements of Great Britain, from the year 1793 to 1817.
Date:
[1817]
Physical Description:
viii, [150] p., [56] leaves of plates : ill. ; 37 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Half a cwt. of coals, James Breame's warehouse, near the bridge.
Creator:
Breame, James, born 1793 or 1794
Date:
[approximately 1845]
Physical Description:
1 trade card ; 60 x 70 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Bill for school expenses for Mr. Bryans from Miss Thompson, 17 and 18 Holland Road, Brighton.
Creator:
Thompson, Miss, active 1889
Date:
April 1889
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 18 x 23 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Zoological Society's gardens, Regent's Park. Sunday, December 14th, 1879. Admit one.
Creator:
Zoological Society of London
Date:
1879
Physical Description:
1 admission ticket ; 70 x 80 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Yarmouth : photo-medallion souvenir.
Date:
[approximately 1880?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet (16 views) : photolithographs ; each 42 mm in diameter, case 50 mm in diameter
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Forty-eight views of cottages and scenery at Sidmouth, Devon / drawn from nature and on stone by G. Rowe.
Creator:
Rowe, George, 1796–1864
Date:
[1826]
Physical Description:
[4] p., [48] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 x 34 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Flower time & fruit time.
Creator:
C. Goodall & Son
Date:
[approximately 1880]
Physical Description:
1 print : chromolithograph ; 90 x 60 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In loving memory of Mary Ann, widow of the late Thomas Bowes, Snilesworth : who died at Brewster Bill, Ardenside, on November 6th, 1944 : aged 83 years.
Date:
1944
Physical Description:
1 folded card : illustrations ; 80 x 120 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The destruction of Jerusalem.
Date:
[ca. 1824?]
Physical Description:
1 game : hand-colored engraving ; sheet 46 x 58 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Ellen and Arthur Liman, Yale JD 1957
In loving memory of Frederick Charles : the dear little son of Sidney and Edith Penny : who died February 12th, 1911 : aged 5 years and 11 months.
Date:
1911
Physical Description:
1 folded card : letterpress ; 80 x 120 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
[Trade card for The London Hotel].
Date:
1862
Physical Description:
1 trade card : engraving ; 13 x 9 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
[Original Calverley cigarette packet manufactured by Bacon Brothers of Cambridge England].
Creator:
Bacon Brothers (Cambridge, England)
Date:
[approximately 1930]
Physical Description:
1 cigarette package : illustrations ; 80 x 50 x 20 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
The Phoenix soup & dining-rooms.
Creator:
Phoenix (Restaurant : London, England)
Date:
[early 19th century]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 17 x 10 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Billhead recording purchases by Mrs. Davenport from Wimpory & Son, ladies shoe makers, Manchester.
Creator:
Wimpory & Son (Firm : Manchester, England)
Date:
approximately 1825
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 12 x 20 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Nicklin & Son : wire workers, drawers and weavers, gimlet & bit makers : no. 2 Bradford Street, Birmingham & 139 Aldersgate Street, London.
Creator:
Nicklin & Son (Birmingham, England)
Date:
[approximately 1817]
Physical Description:
1 trade card : illustrations ; 19 x 10 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
[Billhead of Reece & Co. for supplies bought by the Medical Botanical Society].
Creator:
Reece & Co. (London, England)
Date:
1838-1839
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 17 x 20 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
British butterflies.
Creator:
Bush, Tracey
Date:
[2004]
Physical Description:
8 cut-paper butterflies ; in box 13 x 18 x 5 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Packet of embossed gilt paper ornaments.
Creator:
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764–1834
Date:
1810?
Physical Description:
1 packet ; 45 x 62 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sketchbooks.
Creator:
Estcourt, Thomas Grimston Bucknall, 1775–1853
Date:
1826-1851
Physical Description:
3 v. : ill. ; 19 x 27 cm, and smaller.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The coral aquarium / Mandy Bonnell ; with a poem by Gabriel Gbadamosi.
Creator:
Bonnell, Mandy
Date:
[1997]
Physical Description:
[21] leaves : ill. ; 25 x 594 cm, folded to 25 x 33 cm, attached to boards 26 x 34 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of the artist; Paul Mellon Fund
Character of forest trees.
Date:
circa 1817
Physical Description:
1 v. (31 leaves) : chiefly ill. ; 26 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Album of British grasses.
Date:
circa 1800
Physical Description:
1 volume (40 leaves, with additional blanks) ; 35 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Medical miscellany.
Date:
second half of the 15th century
Physical Description:
1 volume : paper ; 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Bill for school expenses from the Royal Academy for Lord Augustus Beauclerk.
Creator:
Royal Academy (Gosport, England)
Date:
August 2nd, 1834
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 25 x 20 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Eastwood and Taylor : St. John Street, Manchester : decorators for banquets, balls, and bazaars, wedding celebrations, and coming-of-age festivals : stage scenery for amateur dramatic performances.
Creator:
Eastwood and Taylor (Firm)
Date:
[approximately 1870]
Physical Description:
1 folded card : color illustrations ; 14 x 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
Red crossbill (Loxia curvirostra), male, with Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.), from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne.
Creator:
Bolton, James, active 1775–1795
Date:
circa 1768
Physical Description:
1 drawing : watercolor and gouache over graphite, on parchment ; sheet 23 x 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund, in honor of Jane and Richard C. Levin, President of Yale University (1993-2013)
Photograph album of pottery manufactured by Albert Wenger.
Creator:
Wenger, Albert Francis, 1837 or 1838–1924
Date:
1888
Physical Description:
1 volume ; 26 x 34 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Uncle Tom's cabin : a drama in three acts : written expressly for and adapted only to Webb's characters & scenes in the same.
Date:
1852
Physical Description:
20 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 15 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Hans P. Kraus.
Myotomia reformata : or an anatomical treatise on the muscles of the human body ; illustrated with figures after the life / by the late Mr. William Cowper ; to which is prefix'd an introduction concerning muscular motion.
Creator:
Cowper, William, 1666–1709
Date:
1724
Physical Description:
[18], lxxvii, 194 p., 66 leaves of plates : ill. ; 47 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The sailing and fighting instructions, or, Signals as they are observed in the Royal Navy of Great Britain.
Creator:
Greenwood, Jonathan
Date:
[1715?]
Physical Description:
[72] leaves : chiefly ill. ; 15 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Clare Leighton collection, 1949-1953.
Creator:
Leighton, Clare, 1898–1989
Date:
1949-1953
Physical Description:
12 linear feet (1 box + 6 oversize)
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
John R. Purssell & Comp., 20, Ludgate Hill, opposite the Old Bailey : French and Italian ices to-day.
Creator:
John R. Purssell & Comp.
Date:
[between 1850 and 1875?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet : illustration ; 23 x 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The house that Paxton built. By G.A.S.
Creator:
Sala, George Augustus, 1828–1895
Date:
1851
Physical Description:
23 leaves. ill. 13 x 237 cm. fold. to 13 x 11 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The virtuosi's museum : containing select views, in England, Scotland and Ireland / drawn by P. Sandby, Esqr. R.A.
Creator:
Sandby, Paul, 1731–1809
Date:
1778[-1781]
Physical Description:
[222] p., 108 leaves of plates : ill. ; 26 x 31 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts