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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, 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
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
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 Chinese expedition, 1859-1860 / by Major W.G.R. Masters, Royal Marine Light Infantry ; a series of eight views ...
Creator:
Masters, W. G. R. (William Godfrey Rays)
Date:
[1861]
Physical Description:
[1] leaf, 8 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 58 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Grand architectural panorama of London : Regent Street to Westminster Abbey [graphic] / from original drawings made expressly for the work by R. Sandeman, architect ; and executed on wood by G.C. Leighton.
Creator:
Leighton, George Cargill, 1826–1895
Date:
1849
Physical Description:
1 print on 8 sheets : wood engraving ; full image 15 x 677 cm, accordion folded to 15 x 17 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
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
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
Receipts by John Williams, of White Hill Kiln, for chimney tunnel tiles purchased by Breandveath, of Houghton, 1848.
Creator:
White Hill Kiln (Luton, England)
Date:
1848
Physical Description:
2 sheets ; 13 x 17 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Fast khakis and blues, for government requirements / Levinstein, Limited, Blackley, Manchester.
Creator:
Levinstein Limited (firm)
Date:
1914?
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 23 x 17 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
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
A botanical drawing-book, or, An easy introduction to drawing flowers according to nature / by James Sowerby ... ; originally designed for the use of his pupils ...
Creator:
Sowerby, James, 1757–1822
Date:
[1807?]
Physical Description:
11 leaves, 10 leaves of plates : col. ill. 19 x 23 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The Illustrated London news Colosseum view of London.
Date:
[1843]
Physical Description:
1 print (2 sheets) : wood engraving ; full sheet 30 x 254 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
Sixteen scenes taken from The miseries of human life / by one of the wretched.
Creator:
Atkinson, John Augustus, 1775–approximately 1833
Date:
March 1st 1807
Physical Description:
[16] leaves, [17] leaves of plates : ill ; 20 x 23 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Twenty lessons on British mosses, or, First steps to a knowledge of that beautiful tribe of plants / by William Gardiner.
Creator:
Gardiner, William, 1809?-1852
Date:
1846
Physical Description:
46 p. : samples ; 19 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
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
First lessons in plain sewing for home or school.
Date:
[approximately 1900?]
Physical Description:
16 pages : illustrations, plans ; 24 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The absent minded beggar.
Creator:
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865–1936
Date:
c1899
Physical Description:
1 printed handkerchief : damask cotton ; 62 x 60 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David Alan Richards, Yale BA 1967, JD 1972
[Inn tally for food and drink at the Black Lion Inn, Scarthingmoor].
Creator:
Black Lion Inn (Scarthingmoor, England)
Date:
[early 19th century]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 17 x 14 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
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
[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
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
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
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
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
Celebrated horses of America / from paintings by Scott Leighton, Henry Stull, and others.
Date:
1881-1882
Physical Description:
[24] leaves, [24] leaves of plates : col ill. ; 49 x 63 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
R. Ackermann's repository of fashions : containing elegant coloured engravings, with descriptions of fashionable female costumes, English and French.
Creator:
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764–1834
Date:
1829
Physical Description:
9 volumes : illustrations ; 23 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
Valentine card.
Date:
mid-19th century
Physical Description:
1 card ; 17 x 11 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
[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
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
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
?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)
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
Ackermann's drawing book for 1824.
Date:
1824
Physical Description:
1 p.., 99 plates. 20 x 28 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Cyclamen (cf. Cyclamen L.) and (Lepidoptera Nymphalidae Pyrrhogyra sp.), with Northern dune tiger beetle (Cicindela ?hybrida), Leaf beetle (Coleoptera Chrysomelidae), Flesh fly (Diptera Sarcophagidae), Wasp beetle (Clytus arietis), Red-breasted carrion beetle (Oiceoptoma throracica) and, Sexton or Burying beetle (Nicrophorus humator), with shell (Mauritia arabica) 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)
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.
Views of the Crystal Palace and Park, Sydenham. From drawings by eminent artists, and photographs by P. H. Delamotte. With a title-page and literary notices by M. Digby Wyatt ... First series.
Creator:
Wyatt, M. Digby (Matthew Digby), Sir, 1820–1877
Date:
1854
Physical Description:
4 p. ., [7]-39 p. 24 [i. e. 23] col. plates. 38 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
News from nowhere, or, An epoch of rest : being some chapters from a utopian romance / by William Morris.
Creator:
Morris, William, 1834–1896
Date:
[1892]
Physical Description:
[6], 305, [1] p. : ill. ; 21 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
"Our Boys" Clothing Company's universal progressive drawing book.
Creator:
Our Boys Clothing Company
Date:
[ca. 1885?]
Physical Description:
[16] p. : chiefly ill. ; 15 x 25 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
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
Thomas Macdonald, sketch maker & designer.
Creator:
Macdonald, Thomas (Engraver)
Date:
[approximately 1880?]
Physical Description:
1 trade card : illustration ; 12 x 8 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
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
Views of Blaise Hamlet, Henbury Church, etc.
Date:
[1840?]
Physical Description:
[5] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 28 x 38 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
An artistic calendar : well hung in your customer's house cannot fail to effectively advertise your business from one year's end to the other.
Date:
[approximately 1950?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet : color illlustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
Kindergarten and transition class : Collegiate House, Leicester : Principal, Miss. L. Crossley.
Date:
[approximately 1900]
Physical Description:
[4] pages : 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
The microcosm of London : this work already honoured ...
Date:
[1808-10]
Physical Description:
3 v. : col. ill. ; 35 cm.
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
[Trade card for The London Hotel].
Date:
1862
Physical Description:
1 trade card : engraving ; 13 x 9 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
I am thine love.
Date:
mid-19th century
Physical Description:
1 card ; 22 x 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Thomas Sydney Cooper's cattle subjects.
Creator:
Cooper, Thomas Sidney, 1803–1902
Date:
[Published by E. Gambart & Co.],
Physical Description:
30 leaves of plates : ill. ; 35 x 54 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
S.A., her book.
Date:
approximately 1920?
Physical Description:
1 bookplate : lithograph ; 65 x 61 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
Wild flowers and their teachings.
Date:
1848
Physical Description:
iv, 94 pages, [37] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Portrait plate of Albert Smith.
Creator:
W.T. Copeland & Sons
Date:
circa [1859?]
Physical Description:
1 plate : ceramic, transferware ; 23 cm in diameter
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts