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Title(s):

A view of the tunnel under the Thames, as it will appear when completed.

Published/Created:
[London] S.F. Gouyn, 1828.
Physical Description:
7 col. plates. 12 x 15 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 V53
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Abbey, Life in England, 502 (Abbey copy).
In case with illustrated label, as issued.
The "plates" are actually six cutout panels, and a backdrop, connected top and bottom by paper, to form a telescopic peepshow.
Title from top panel.
Cottage of content, or, Toys, games, and amusements of nineteenth century England, 64
Hyde, R. Paper peepshows, cat. 208
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).
Subject Terms:
Thames Tunnel (London, England)
Tunnels -- England -- London.
Form/Genre:
Peepshows.
Tunnel books.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
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