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Creator:
Busby, Thomas Lord, ill.
Title(s):

Costume of the lower orders of London : painted and engraved from nature / by T.L. Busby.

Published/Created:
London : Published for T.L. Busby by Messrs. Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, Paternoster-Row; at the Artist's Depository, 21, Charlotte-Street, Firtzroy-Square, (one door above Goodge-Street,) ... [1820]
Physical Description:
iv, [24] p., [24] leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA688 .B85 1820+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA688 .B85 1820+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Undetermined
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by and after Thomas Lord Busby.
Printed by W. Clowes, Northumberland-court, Strand.
Plates dated from 1 Nov. 1819 to 15 Aug. 1820.
Added engraved title page in French and English.
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 423
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. First issue: spelling of Mattman on plate 7 is not corrected. Signature not added to plate 8 "The fortune teller". Has bound with it:: Busby, T. L. Fishing costume and local scenery of Hartlepool in the county of Durham. London, 1819. Copy 2 is in the original 6 parts, in publisher's printed wrappers. Later issue: spelling of Mattman on plate 7 is corrected to Mat Man and signature added to plate 8.
Kunstbibliothek (Berlin, Germany). Katalog der Lipperheideschen Kostümbibliothek (2. Aufl.), 1025
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 123
Colas, R. Bibliographie générale du costume et de la mode, 491
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 139, 158
Selected exhibitions: “Pleasures and Pastimes" (Yale Center for British Art, February 21 - April 29, 1990).
Subject Terms:
Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy -- Publisher.
Clothing and dress -- England -- London -- 19th century.
Clowes, W. -- Printer.
Cries -- England -- London.
Etching, Colored -- Specimens -- 1820.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Cries -- England -- London -- 1820.
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