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Title(s):

The protean figure and metamorphic costumes.

Published/Created:
[London] S. & J. Fuller, 1811.
Physical Description:
91 pieces. col. ill. 2-21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 P7 copy 1
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 P7 copy 2
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : British Art Center has 2 copies, both imperfect. Copy 1 wanting four pieces; copy 2 wanting 12 pieces and case. In both copies the backdrop is wanting. This backdrop is pictured in Antiques magazine, vol. XLVIII, no. 2, p. 90-91.
BAC : Printed by Shury. This information is at the foot of an explanatory leaf mounted inside the front cover.
A paper doll, 12 costumes in 89 parts, and a backdrop, all in labelled envelopes, bound in book form.
The collation is hypothetical, based on an examination of two incomplete copies.
In case, as issued.
Title and imprint from case.
Cottage of content, or, Toys, games, and amusements of nineteenth century England, 2
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, 77
Form/Genre:
Toys.
Paper dolls.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
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