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Creator:
Leech, John, 1817-1864, ill.
Title:
Portraits of children of the mobility / drawn from nature by J. Leech ; with memoirs and characteristic sketches by the author of "The comic English grammar," etc.
Alternate Title(s):
Children of the mobility
Published/Created:
London : Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1841.
Physical Description:
[4], 47, [1] p., 8 leaves of plates : ill. ; 33 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1479.L44 P67 1841+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Cover title, on publisher's gilt-stamped cloth binding: Children of the mobility.
Percival Leigh is the author of "The comic English grammar".
The text by Percival Leigh is a parody on "The children of the nobility" published some time previously. Cf. Frith.
Printed by Samuel Bentley, Bangor House, Shoe Lane.
Some of the plates printed by J.R. Jobbins.
NSTC, 2L9530
Frith, W.P. John Leech, p. 78
Subject Terms:
Bentley, Richard -- Publisher.
Bentley, Samuel -- Printer
Caricatures and cartoons -- Social aspects.
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Jobbins, J. R. -- Printer.
Lithography -- Specimens -- 1841.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.
Poor -- England -- London -- Portraits.
Satire, English.
Working class -- England -- London -- Portraits.
Contributors:
Leigh, Percival, 1813-1889.
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