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Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756–1827
Rowlandson's characteristic sketches of the lower orders : intended as a companion to the New picture of London : consisting of fifty-four plates neatly coloured.
Additional Title(s):
Characteristic sketches of the Lower Orders
London : Printed for Samuel Leigh, 18, Strand, 1820.
Physical Description:
iv p., [54] leaves of plates, [8] p. : chiefly ill. ; 15 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND497.R78 R695 1820
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Printed by W. Clowes, Northumberland Court, London.
"This collection may be had bound, with [Samuel] Leigh's New Picture of London, price 15s."--P. iv.
Publisher's advertisments: [8] p. at end.
NSTC, 2R19574
Catalog of books illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson, 44
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 171
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in later gilt-tooled red calf. Ink stamp: Bound by Brian Frost & Company, Bath, Eng. Publisher's advertisments [8] p. at end.
Subject Terms:
Brian Frost & Company -- Binder.
Caricatures and cartoons -- England.
Clothing and dress -- England -- London -- Pictorial works.
Clowes, W. -- Printer.
Cries -- England -- London.
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Leigh, Samuel -- Publisher.
Peddlers -- England -- London -- Pictorial works.
Satire, English.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1820.
Publisher's advertisements.
Leigh, Samuel. New picture of London.

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

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