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Title(s):

Lane's telescopic view, of the ceremony of Her Majesty opening the Great Exhibition, of All Nations. Designed by Rawlins. 1851.

Published/Created:
[London] C.A. Lane, 1851.
Physical Description:
7 col. plates. 19 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 L28 copy 1
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GV1199 L28 copy 2
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GV1199 L28 copy 3
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : British Art Center has 3 copies. The imprint on the front panel of copy 3 differs in spacing from the other two copies.
The plates are actually cutout panels, connected at their sides by chintz, which form a telescopic peepshow.
Title from front panel.
In case, as issued.
Cottage of content, or, Toys, games, and amusements of nineteenth century England, 22
Hyde, R. Paper peepshows, cat. 254
Selected exhibitions: “The Cottage of Content : or, Toys, Games, and Amusements of Nineteenth Century England" (Yale Center for British Art, November 2 - December 31, 1977).
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 106
Subject Terms:
Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England)
Form/Genre:
Peepshows.
Tunnel books.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Cottage of Content, or, Toys, Games, and Amusements of Nineteenth Century England (Yale Center for British Art, November 2, 1977-December 31, 1977) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]


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