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Humorous sea-side sketches.

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Humorous seaside sketches

London : Read & Co, 10, Johnson's Court, [1860]
Physical Description:
20 pictures on 2 joined sheets : hand-colored lithographs ; sheets end-to-end 13 x 262 cm, accordion folded to 13 x 15 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1475 .H865 1860
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Depicts twenty humorous incidents at the seaside. Several of the images depict bathing machines, devices popular in the 18th and 19th centuries to allow people to change out of their usual clothes into swimwear.
Cover title.
Date of publication from Abbey.
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 224
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 613
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. In publisher's original red cloth with printed label on front cover. Publisher's advertisements on back paste down.
Subject Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- Humor.
Satire, English.
Seashore -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Wit and humor, Pictorial.
Accordion fold format (Binding)
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1860.
Publishers' advertisements -- 1860.
Read & Co., publisher.

Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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