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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
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
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
Picturesque views on the River Wye : from its source at Plinlimmon Hill, to its junction with the Severn below Chepstow : with observations on the public buildings, and other works of art, in its vicinity / by Samuel Ireland ...
Creator:
Ireland, Samuel, -1800
Date:
1797
Physical Description:
xii, 159, [1] pages, [32] leaves of plates : illustrations, map, portrait ; 24 cm
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
J. Clarke : boot & shoe maker : 110 High Holborn, London.
Creator:
Clarke, J., active 1820
Date:
[approximately 1820?]
Physical Description:
1 trade card : engraving ; 6 x 9 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Office Anthem.
Date:
[approximately 193-?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The seaweed collector : a handy guide to the marine botanist : suggesting what to look for, and where to go, in the study of the British algae, and the British sponges / by Shirley Hibberd ...
Creator:
Hibberd, Shirley, 1825–1890
Date:
[1872]
Physical Description:
vii, 152 p. illus., 8 col. pl. (incl. front) 19 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
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
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
Billhead recording clothing purchased by Mrs. Clough from James Shoubridge, hatter, London.
Creator:
Shoubridge, James
Date:
1807
Physical Description:
2 sheets : illustration, 20 x 24 cm and 9 x 20 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Open house London : 17-18 September 2011.
Date:
[2011]
Physical Description:
72 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Dean's steam-boat alphabet : a companion to the Railway alphabet.
Date:
[1855?]
Physical Description:
1 scroll : illustrations ; in box 18 x 23 x 5 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Ye cvstoms & manners of Ye Englyshe people : How the Englyshe bathe the bodyes of the womenne & childrenne in the sea.
Creator:
Doyle, Richard, 1824–1883
Date:
[approximately 1850]
Physical Description:
1 folded sheet (4 pages) : etching ; 19 x 12 cm, folded to 9 x 11 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Bill for school expenses for Jean Cockburn, at Mrs. Waldie's school, Hendersyde.
Creator:
Waldie, Mrs., active 1808
Date:
1808
Physical Description:
1 sheets ; 16 x 13 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Geo. Wostenholm & Son's, Ltd. : Sheffield, England : the finest cutlery in the world.
Creator:
George Wostenholm & Son (Sheffield, England)
Date:
[not before 1875]
Physical Description:
1 trade card ; 10 x 13 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G. A. E. Wilmot, undertaker : Albion House, Walworth : family mourning.
Creator:
G.A.E. Wilmot (Firm)
Date:
[1850?]
Physical Description:
1 trade card : illustrations ; 7 x 10 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
J. Sage : furniture japanner, sign painter and glass enameller : Aldens Court, Broadmead, Bristol.
Creator:
Sage, John (Painter)
Date:
[approximately 1830]
Physical Description:
1 trade card ; 8 x 12 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Six views of Buxton & neighbourhood : for the Buxton Bath Charity bazaar.
Date:
[185-?]
Physical Description:
6 leaves : all ill. ; 29 x 45 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Views of the ruins of the principal houses destroyed during the riots at Birmingham = Vues des ruines des principaux batiments qui ont souffert dans les emeutes de Birmingham.
Creator:
Witton, Philip Henry
Date:
1791 [i.e. 1792]
Physical Description:
[9] leaves, [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 x 32 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
?House wren (Troglodytes aedon) and eggs, with a specimen from the rose family (Rosaceae), Peacock butterflies (Nymphalis io), both closed and open, and butterfly chrysalis, larva caterpillar, daddy longlegs spider (Phalangida) egg case, and snout beetle, 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)
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
Sketches in India : taken at Hyderabad and Secunderabad, in the Madras Presidency / by Captain Allan N. Scott, Madras Artillery ; edited by Charles Richard Weld, barrister-at-law.
Creator:
Scott, Allan N. (Allan Newton), 1824–1870
Date:
1862
Physical Description:
1 volume (various pagings) : 101 albumen prints ; 20 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Armer's, Flookborough.
Creator:
Armer's (Flookborough, England]
Date:
[early 19th century]
Physical Description:
1 sheet : illustration ; 21 x 8 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The route of the mail & post coaches, George Boulton & Co. proprietors : which set out from the Golden Cross, Charing Cross, London, through the counties of Essex, Cambridge, Suffolk & Norfolk / V. Woodthorpe sc. 27 Fetter Lane.
Creator:
Boulton, George
Date:
[between 1796 and 1809]
Physical Description:
1 map : engraving ; 26 x 20 cm, on sheet 38 x 28 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
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
Billhead recording purchases for repairs to a trunk and items of clothing purchased by John Hancock in 1820, from Joseph Gibson, Portsmouth.
Creator:
Gibson, Joseph (Merchant)
Date:
1820
Physical Description:
1 sheet : illustration ; 16 x 20 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
Pidcock's Royal Menagerie farthing token.
Creator:
Pidcock's Royal Menagerie (London, England)
Date:
[approximately 1800]
Physical Description:
1 token : copper ; 21 mm in diameter
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Register of criminal offenders in Nottingham, England : manuscript.
Date:
circa 1879-circa 1921
Physical Description:
83 leaves (with blanks after leaf 50) : photographs ; 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
[Bookmark from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents].
Creator:
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
Date:
[approximately 1970?]
Physical Description:
1 bookmark ; 17 x 5 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The seasons, by James Thomson. Illustrated with engravings by F. Bartolozzi, R.A. and P.W. Tomkins, historical engravers to Their Majesties; from original pictures painted for the work by W. Hamilton, R.A.
Creator:
Thomson, James, 1700–1748
Date:
1797
Physical Description:
7 p.l., 244 p. col. front., col. ill., col. plates. 47 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
A list of caricatures, suitable to the present times; just published by R. Ackermann ...
Creator:
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764–1834
Date:
1814]
Physical Description:
broadside. 19 x 12 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
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
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
[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
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
Decalcomania sample book.
Date:
circa 1870
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill. ; 33 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
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
Programme of events, Monday August 22nd, 1955 : R.M.S. "Ivernia," Cunard Steam-Ship Co., Ltd.
Creator:
Cunard Steamship Company, ltd.
Date:
1955
Physical Description:
1 folded sheet (4 unnumbered pages) : illustrations ; 16 x 26 cm, folded to 16 x 13 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Advertisement for Young's London Drapery House.
Creator:
Young's London Drapery House (Firm : Tynemouth and Whitley)
Date:
1886
Physical Description:
1 sheet (1 page) : illustrations ; 27 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The triangular bandage / St. John Ambulance Association.
Creator:
St. John Ambulance Association
Date:
[circa 1915?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([2] pages) ; 27 x 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Nurse's photograph album from Kinmel Park Military Training Camp.
Date:
1917
Physical Description:
1 volume (94 photographs) ; 17 x 22 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
George Gordons Glasgow Ginghams original standard qualities : entirely new designs, most expensive colors : made only from the finest yarns.
Date:
[approximately 1846?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 24 x 34 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
Love has triumphed.
Date:
mid-19th century
Physical Description:
1 card ; 14 x 10 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
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
Description of the various head dresses exhibited by Fredk. Brown, of 47, Fenchurch St. , in Section 18, no. 245, of the Exhibition Building, Hyde Park.
Creator:
Browne, Frederick, (Wig maker)
Date:
1851
Physical Description:
1 sheet : illustrations ; 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Billhead recording purchase by Mrs. Harman from M. & H. Corps.
Creator:
M. &. H. Corps
Date:
[1848]
Physical Description:
1 sheet : illustration, 18 x 16 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.
The gift receive the deed approved ...
Date:
mid-19th century
Physical Description:
1 card ; 22 x 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
What gives us comfort in this world of woe? ...
Date:
mid-19th century
Physical Description:
1 card ; 18 x 12 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
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
[Six views of Hastings].
Creator:
Aglio, Agostino, 1777–1857
Date:
Novr. 1, 1823
Physical Description:
6 prints in 1 volume : lithography ; volume 35 x 49 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
Album of cartes-de-visite depicting royalty of Britain and Europe and other contemporary notables.
Date:
1860-1862
Physical Description:
1 album (50 photographs) ; 15 x 12 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The prize embroidery from the World Fair, 1851 will be exhibited from 1st, February to 1st, May 1852 : Messrs. J. R. Jaffray & Sons, 73, Broadway, New York.
Creator:
J. R. Jaffray & Son (Firm : New York)
Date:
1851
Physical Description:
1 card : embossing ; 10 x 16 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
A plan of the palace gardens and town of Kensington ... = Plan du palais jardins et bourg de Kensington : situé à deux mile de Londres / par Jean Rocque ...
Creator:
Rocque, John, -1762
Date:
[1736?]
Physical Description:
1 map ; 28 x 48 cm., on sheet 39 x 55 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
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
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
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
In loving memory of George Bye : who died December 9th, 1895 : aged 4 years : interred at St. Pancras Cemetery, Finchley.
Date:
1895
Physical Description:
1 folded card : letterpress ; 80 x 120 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts