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Creator:
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, illustrator.
Title(s):

Rowlandson's characteristic sketches of the lower orders : intended as a companion to the New picture of London : consisting of fifty-four plates neatly coloured.

Additional Title(s):

Characteristic sketches of the lower orders

Published/Created:
London : Leigh and Son, 421 Strand, [1840?]
London : Printed by Robson, Levey, and Franklyn, 46 St. Martin's Lane, [1840?]
Physical Description:
iv pages, [54] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 x 30 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2013 41
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in later green morocco, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Paper is watermarked: J. Whatman. Turkey Mill. 1840. The etches plates have not been divided into component leaves, so that sets of six illustrations (on 9 sheets, or 18 leaves) appear on facing leaves. The preliminary letterpress pages are inset to size.
Subject Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons -- England.
Clothing and dress -- England -- London -- Pictorial works.
Cries -- England -- London.
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Peddlers -- England -- London -- Pictorial works.
Robson, Levey, and Franklyn -- Printer.
Satire, English.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1840.
Satire.
Caricatures.
Cries.
Contributors:
Leigh, Samuel. New picture of London Illustrations.
Sangorski & Sutcliffe, binder.
Robson, Levey, and Franklyn (Firm), printer.
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