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Spooner's Changing drolleries : no. 2 : choosing a husband : mercy on us what a set of frights! Ah, there's a decent looking portrait at last I declare!
London : William Spooner, 377 Strand, 1844.
Physical Description:
1 sheet : col. ill. ; 30 x 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 S66 1844+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Printed by W. Kohler.
Consists of single sheet with heavy paper disc attached on back. Two cut-out holes on sheet (woman's face & mirror) allow faces on disc to show through as disc is turned.
William Spooner was known for his high quality toys & games and specialized in lithography.--cf. British Art Center. Cottage of content, (1977), p. 13.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Kohler, W. -- Printer.
Lithography, Coloured -- Specimens -- 1844.
Spooner, William -- Publisher.
Metamorphic pictures.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Spooner, William.

Cottage of Content, or, Toys, Games, and Amusements of Nineteenth Century England (Yale Center for British Art, November 2, 1977-December 31, 1977) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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