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A visit to the exhibition : in eight changeable pictures, showing its beautiful objects of art and how they were made.
London : Dean & Son, Pub. 11, Ludgate Hill, London, [approximately 1855]
Physical Description:
8 leaves : 8 color illustrations ; 30 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z1033.T68 V57 1855+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
The wood-engraved illustrations are signed "Harrison" -- perhaps Henry Harrison, active 1842-1888.
Date of publication from Gumuchian.
Cover title.
"Sculpture, pottery, jewellery, carved work, glass metal work, silk fabrics, machinery."--Foot of cover.
Gumuchian & cie. Livres de l'enfance du XVe au XIXe siècle, 5759
With publisher's advertisements on back cover.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original illustrated wrappers.
For each of the eight changeable pictures, the picture of the object of display yields (via a pull tab) to an illustration of the means by which the object is made.
Subject Terms:
Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England)
Illustrated children's books.
Toy and movable books -- Specimens.
Wood engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1855.
Publishers' advertisements.
Harrison, Henry, active 1842-1888, engraver.
Dean & Son, publisher.

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