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Lane, Theodore, 1800–1828
Theatrical pleasures / drawn and engraved by Theodore Lane ; six coloured plates.
London : Published January 1st, 1830, by Thomas M'Lean, 26, Haymarket, [1830]
Physical Description:
6 leaves : chiefly ill. ; 38 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PN2085 .L36 1830+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Six humorous colored plates depicting scenes at the theater.
Cover title.
Two of the plates, 'Crowding to the pit' and 'Contending for a seat', are listed in George.
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, 14303, 14304
BAC: British Art Center copy stitched in original paper wrappers.
Subject Terms:
English wit and humor -- Pictorial works.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
M'Lean, Thomas -- Publisher.
Satire, English.
Theater -- Humor.
Etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1830.
McLean, T. (Thomas) publisher.

  • Crowding to the pit
  • Contending for a seat
  • Snug in the gallery
  • Taken places occupied
  • Feasting in the saloon
  • Turning out half satisfied.

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