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Nicholls, Harry, 1852–1926
Drury Lane comic history of England / written by Harry Nicholls ; drawn by Wallis Mackay ; and exhibited by Augustus Harris.
Additional Title(s):
History of England
[London?] : [Drury Lane Theatre?], [1883?]
Physical Description:
[40] pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA28.1 .N53 1883
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Cover title.
Half-title: "The" history of England.
The December 20, 1882, issue of Judy notes (on page 292): "A handbook will be sold in the Drury Lane Theatre during the run of the pantomime, entitled 'The Drury Lane comic history of England ..."
"Price sixpence" at head of title.
With advertisements on back of front cover and front and back of back cover.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original blue printed paper wrapers. Inscribed: March 1883.
Comic portrayals of historic events from 1066 up to Queen Victoria, who is depicted reading a copy of this work with her children.
Subject Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain.
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Monarchy -- Great Britain -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Queens -- Great Britain -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Satire, English.
Mackay, Wallis, illustrator.
Harris, Augustus, Sir, 1852-1896.
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London, England), publisher.

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