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Title(s):

View of St. James's Park during the progress of His Majesty to the House of Lords, 21st June, 183[1]

Published/Created:
London, Published by the engraver, 1831.
Physical Description:
7 col. plates. 11 x 14 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 V5
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Closely cropped.
The plates are actually cutout panels, connected top and bottom by paper, forming a telescopic peepshow.
Title from first panel.
In case. The imprint on the case reads: Sold wholesale by C. Essex & Co. Gloster Street St. Johns St. Road. The back of the case has the label of W.A. Essex, Bazaar.
Cottage of content, or, Toys, games, and amusements of nineteenth century England, 21
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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