Theatre Royal

description below

A theater ticket with a scene from the play The mock doctor: Gregory, the mock doctor, holds the Charlotte’s wrist, as they look at her father who points to his mouth indicating that she is mute. The print after a forgery purporting to be an admission ticket for a performance of Fielding’s The Mock Doctor.

 

  • Title: Theatre Royal [graphic] : April [blank] a comedy with The mock doctor for the benefit of the author of the farce / W. Hogarth ft.
  • Publication: [London?] : [publisher not identified], [early 19th century?]

Catalog Record

Hogarth 800.00.00.01

Acquired August 2020

Concert of cats

description below

A group of cats look at book opened to a musical score, on the right and images of mice on the left. Some of the cats are singing while one plays a trumpet; one of the cats wears spectacles. In the foreground are a violin and loose sheets of music. The book is propped against a birdhouse from which emerges a mouse; a cloth has been draped over the birdhouse.

  • Title: [Concert of cats] [graphic].
  • Publication: [London?] : [publisher not identified], [not before July 1817?]

Catalog Record

817.07.00.02

Acquired April 2020

A plan & view of a chain bridge

business card“Elevation and view of the chain bridge looking towards Bangor”–Royal Collection Trust online catalogue

 

  • Title: A plan & view of a chain bridge [graphic] : erecting over the Menai at Bangor Ferry 1820.
  • Publication: [London] : Published by J. Taylor, Architectural Library, High Holborn, 1820.

Catalog Record

820.00.00.113+

Acquired March 2020

A capital joke

description belowA group of gentlemen seated at an oval table, with glasses full of wine, laugh uproariously at a joke as they look down at the dog at the foot of the table.

 

  • Title: A capital joke [graphic].
  • Publication: London : Pub. Sept. 1823 by J. Dickinson, 114 New Bond St., [September 1823]

Catalog Record

823.09.00.02

Acquired June 2020

Revd. Mr. Cotes of Ealing

description below

Three half-length sketches of men in two rows, two on the top row are shown bust-length facing left, while the one below is shown half-length playing a bassoon. Only the portrait on the top right is identified by the artist

 

  • Artist: Nixon, John, -1818, artist.
  • Title: Revd. Mr. Cotes of Ealing [art original].
  • Production: [England], [not after 1818]

Catalog RecordĀ 

Drawings N736 no. 10

Acquired January 2020

An alarm to Britain

title page

  • Author: Jamieson, John, 1759-1838, author.
  • Title: An alarm to Britain, or, An inquiry, into the causes of the rapid progress of infidelity, in the present age /c by John Jamieson.
  • Published: Perth : Printed by R. Morison Junior, for R. Morison & Son, booksellers, MDCCXCV [1795]

Catalog Record

68 795 J32

Acquired January 2020

A new picture of Paris

title page

  • Author: Planta, Edward, author.
  • Title: A new picture of Paris ; or, the stranger’s guide to the French metropolis ; accurately describing the public establishments, remarkable edifices, places of amusement, and every other object worthy of attention … To which is added, a description of the environs of Paris, with correct maps, and an accurate plan of the city … / by Edward Planta …
  • Edition: New edition enlarged and improved.
  • Publication: London : Printed for Samuel Leigh by W. Clowes, Northumberland-Court Street, MDCCCXIV [1814]

Catalog Record

82 814Pl v.1

Acquired February 2020

Men and manners, or, Concentrated wisdom

title page

  • Author: Hunter, A. (Alexander), 1729-1809.
  • Title: Men and manners, or, Concentrated wisdom / by A. Hunter, M.D., F.R.S.
  • Publication: York [England] : Printed by T. Wilson and R. Spence, High-Ousegate, for the benefit of the York dispensary; and sold by J. Mawman, in the Pawman, in the Poultry, London; and by all the booksellers In York, [1807]

Catalog RecordĀ 

53 H945 800

Acquired January 2020

No effect

description below

A young gentlemen sits in a chair opposite three fashionable young ladies and their mother who are seated on a sofa. His wide grin suggests that he has amused himself with an anecdote, but the expressions on the ladies’ faces indcate that he has failed to amuse them. One of the young ladies looks down at the dog in her lap, another looks at her fan.

  • Title: No effect [graphic].
  • Publication: London : Pub. Sepr. 1823 by J. Dickinson [illegible], [September 1823]

Catalog Record

823.09.00.01

Acquired June 2020

A gazetteer of France

title page

  • Author: Planta, Edward, author.
  • Title: A gazetteer of France : containing a geographical description of the cities, towns, villages, rivers, mountains, & c within the French empire : with an account of the soil, produce, manufactures … : and a correct map to which is added a geographical account of the Island of Elba / by Edward Planta.
  • Publication: London : Printed for Samuel Leigh, 18 Strand, MDCCCXIV [1814]
  • Manufacture: [London] : (Clowes, printer, Northumberland-Court, Strand).

Catalog Record

82 814Pl v.1

Acquired February 2020