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Title:
Glasgow looking glass.
Alternate Title(s):
Heath's comic looking-glass; or, mirror of mirth.
Published/Created:
Glasgow : Printed, published & sold by John Watson, [1825]
Physical Description:
1 v. : ill. ; 45 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2010 24
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Periodicals
Notes:
BEIN 1998 Folio S2: From the library of Ralph Hodgson; with ms. notes by him.
Conceived and illustrated by William Heath.
Europe's first caricature magazine. Cf. Bryant. Dictionary of British cartoonists and caricaturists, 1730-1980.
First seven issues are lithographed. The remainder are etched.
Reproduced from manuscript copy.
Title varies: June 11-Aug. 6, 1825, Glasgow looking glass: Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 1825: Northern looking glass, or litho's album; Sept. 17, 1825-Feb. 20, 1826, Northern looking glass.
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 18
Exhibition History:
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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Subject Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain -- Periodicals.
Hodgson, Ralph, 1871-1962 -- Ms. notes.
Hodgson, Ralph, 1871-1962 -- Ownership.
Satire, British -- Periodicals.
Scottish wit and humor -- Periodicals.
Watson, John -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1825.
Etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1825.
Annotations (Provenance) -- 20th century.
Contributors:
Heath, William, 1795-1840, ill.
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