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Title(s):

[Fort de Gibraltar.

Published/Created:
s.l., 17--?]
Physical Description:
4 col. plates. 16 x 20 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 F6
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
A telescopic peepshow. The "plates" are actually cutout panels, connected top and bottom by paper.
Title from ms. note on the verso of the last panel.
A homemade toy? The panels may have been originally used in a true peepshow.
Possibly of French origin.
Cottage of content, or, Toys, games, and amusements of nineteenth century England, 59
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).
Form/Genre:
Peepshows.
Tunnel books.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
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