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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
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
Cambridgeshire : in which is laid down every parish and place containing upwards of 40 houses / Cooper delt. et sculpt.
Creator:
Capper, Benjamin Pitts
Date:
[1808]
Physical Description:
1 map ; 18 x 11 cm, on sheet 21 x 13 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David Alan Richards, Yale BA 1967, JD 1972
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
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
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
A tour in North Wales.
Creator:
Walter, John
Date:
1817
Physical Description:
1 volume (184, 15 pages) : illustrations ; 21 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
[Permit for Thomas Cooper to receive one cask of foreign brandy, 1809]
Creator:
Great Britain. Commissioners of Excise
Date:
1809
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 13 x 17 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Monsieur Nattes, no. 41, Charles Street, Westminster.
Creator:
Nattes, John Claude, 1765?-1822
Date:
[approximately 1781?]
Physical Description:
1 trade card : illustration ; 95 x 95 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The gift receive the deed approved ...
Date:
mid-19th century
Physical Description:
1 card ; 22 x 19 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
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
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
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
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
Eleventh anniversary of the United Society of Master Chimney Sweeps : (established June 15th, 1825,) for the benefit of their apprentices.
Creator:
United Society of Master Chimney Sweeps (London, England)
Date:
1836
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 27 x 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
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
Medical miscellany.
Date:
second half of the 15th century
Physical Description:
1 volume : paper ; 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
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)
Rock me to sleep Teddy.
Creator:
John Thridgould & Co.
Date:
[approximately 1905]
Physical Description:
1 postcard : color illustrations ; 15 x 10 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
An elegy : to the memory of our illustrious and lamented Queen Caroline of England.
Creator:
Parmenter, S., active 1821
Date:
[1821?]
Physical Description:
1 broadside : illustrations ; 47 x 33 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.
Album of British grasses.
Date:
circa 1800
Physical Description:
1 volume (40 leaves, with additional blanks) ; 35 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
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
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)
Album of pressed seaweed specimens.
Creator:
Mathiss, Madeleine
Date:
1869
Physical Description:
1 volume (30 leaves) ; 24 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In memory of the late John Distance : who died May 16th, 1854 : aged 25 years.
Date:
1854
Physical Description:
1 embossed print : letterpress ; 80 x 120 mm
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
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
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
Open house London : 17-18 September 2011.
Date:
[2011]
Physical Description:
72 pages : color illustrations ; 21 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
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
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.
Glasgow looking glass.
Date:
[1825]
Physical Description:
1 v. : ill. ; 45 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
[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
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
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
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
Office Anthem.
Date:
[approximately 193-?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 19 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Potter, No. 22, Old Bond Street, late foreman to Mr. Breach, hatter to Their Majesties.
Creator:
Potter, John (Hatter)
Date:
[approximately 1816]
Physical Description:
1 trade card ; 50 x 82 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
[Fire insurance policy for Mr. Robert Gibbs, March 1, 1808, from British Fire Office]
Creator:
British Fire Office (London, England)
Date:
March 1st, 1808
Physical Description:
4 pages : illustrations ; 25 x 20 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Stowe, a description of the house and gardens of the most noble and puissant prince, George Grenville Nugent Temple : Marquis of Buckingham, Earl Temple, Viscount and Baron Cobham.
Date:
1788
Physical Description:
54, [2] pages, [21] leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations ; 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter.
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
[Gentlemen's fitting measurements diagram for use by tailors].
Creator:
Howle, J. (Tailor)
Date:
[approximately 1820-1830]
Physical Description:
1 card : illustrations ; 6 x 9 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
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
Map of North America.
Date:
not before 1634
Physical Description:
1 map : pen and ink and watercolor, on parchment ; 21.9 x 42.8 cm, on sheet 23.5 x 45.8 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Bartholomew's one inch to the mile environs of London.
Creator:
John Bartholomew and Son
Date:
[not before 1921]
Physical Description:
1 map : color, mounted on linen ; 70 x 91 cm, folded to 19 x 10 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
May Christmas bring you many blessings.
Creator:
Castell Brothers (Firm : London, England)
Date:
[1880?]
Physical Description:
1 Christmas card : color illustrations ; 10 x 12 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
[Birthday card with floral illustration].
Date:
[approximately 1874]
Physical Description:
1 birthday card : chromolithograph ; 13 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
Dearest name thee happy time that I in truth may all you mine.
Date:
mid-19th century
Physical Description:
1 card ; 22 x 19 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
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