T.F. Salter, hat maker, at the Gold Laced Hat and Fame

description below

Trade card of Thomas Frederick Salter, a milliner who ran several shops in London during the late eighteenth century and first half of the nineteenth century. The shopfront of his longest-standing premises at 47 Charing Cross is depicted at the bottom of the card, its windows full of hats in various styles, mostly men’s hats. At the top of the card a depiction of the process of hat making, showing a team of men working on different elements of the manufacturing process.

  • Creator: Salter, T. F. (Thomas Frederick), active 1814-1826.
  • Title: T.F. Salter, hat maker, at the Gold Laced Hat and Fame, 47 Charing Cross, London [graphic] : military & naval hats / Carpenter sculpt.
  • Publication: [London] : [T.F. Salter], [between 1793 and 1843]

Catalog Record

File 66 793 Sa176

Acquired November 2021

Impartial thoughts on war and peace

printed text

  • Title: Impartial thoughts on war and peace : together with some hints regarding the ability of Great Britain to carry on the contest, should it be unavoidable.
  • Manufacture: [London] : Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., Cleveland-Row, St. James’s, [1803]

Catalog Record

File 63 803 Im34

Acquired August 2021

The true and affecting history of Henrietta Belgrave

medley of colored depictions of woman's life

  • Title: The true and affecting history of Henrietta Belgrave, : woman born only for calamities: Being an unhappy daughter, a wretched wife, and an unfortunate mother. Containing a series of the most uncommon adventures that ever befel[sic] one person, by sea and land; particularly the shipwreck of herself and parents, her falling into the power of a brutal villain, her timely rescue by a party of Indian hunters, and her further sufferings, to her death. / Written by herself, and addressed to her daughter, Zoa.
  • Publication: Derby : Thomas Richardson; Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., ; London, [1830?]

Catalog Record

763 830 T865

Acquired March 2022

Maps and prints sold and fram’d for parlors

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A trade card advertising the services provided by the printseller and picture restorer Robert Hulton, whose shop was at on the corner of Pall Mall facing the Haymarket. A medley print with text in image on the left “Paintings, prints & Indian picktures [sic] carfully [sic] clean’d. mended and lined” and on the right “The following particulars made & sold very cheap by Rt. Hulton at the corner of Pallmall facing [the] Hay-markett, St. James’s, London.

  • Title: Maps and prints sold and fram’d for parlors, staircases and closets at reasonable rates [graphic] : merchants or other dealers in towne or country may be furnished whole sale or retaile at [the] lowest prizes.
  • Publication: [London] : [Robert Hulton], [not after 1743]

Catalog Record

File 66 743 M297

Acquired November 2021

A genuine narrative of the lives, characters and trials….

printed text

  • Title: A genuine narrative of the lives, characters and trials of the four following malefactors : Viz. James Cotes, for a highway-robbery; Richard William Vaughan for forging and counterfeiting bank-notes, in order to deceive Miss-, his sweetheart; William Stevens for stealing twenty-nine yards of woollen cloth, value eighteen pounds. And William Boodger for forging an inland bill of exchange for the payment of forty pounds. With some account of Richard William Vaughan, and William Stevens, never before published, interspersed in their characters.
  • Publication: London : Printed for C. Spendelow, in White-Friers, Fleet-Street. MDCCLVIII [1758]

Catalog Record

52 G341 758

Acquired November 2021

A merry Christmas & a happy new year in London

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A pedestrian struggles through deep slushy snow, facing driving snow, with a broken umbrella, the spokes projecting through the cover. He clutches at his cloak and hat; he wears gaiters to the knee with socks over them, and overshoes. Cape and comforter stream behind him. In the background are two buildings. Other figures also struggling through the snow are faintly etched in the distance.

  • Title: merry Christmas & a happy new year in London [graphic].
  • Publication: [London?] : [publisher not identified], [not before 1825]

Catalog Record

825.00.00.127

Acquired February 2022

Sacred dramas : chiefly intended for young persons

printed text

  • Author: More, Hannah, 1745-1833.
  • Title: Sacred dramas : chiefly intended for young persons. The subjects taken from the Bible / by Hannah More ; with a memoir of the author.
  • Publication: Chiswick [i.e. London] : C. and C. Whittingham; Sold by Thomas Tegg, 73, Cheapside; N. Hailes, Piccadilly; Bowdery and Kerby, Oxford Street, London; and Richard Griffin and Co., Glasgow, 1827.
  • Manufacture: Chiswick [i.e. London] : C. and C. Whittingham.

Catalog Record

53 M813 827

Acquired December 2021

Sir Jeffery Dunstan, Mayor of Garrat

front and back of metal coin

Obverse: In center, full-length portrait of Jeffery Dunstan facing right; legend inscription with Dunstan’s name and title as Mayor of Garrat. Reverse: In center, six lines of inscription with T. Hall’s address and date, the penulitimate line is much larger letters than the others and the legend inscription advertising Hall’s taxidermy services.

  • Title: Sir Jeffery Dunstan, Mayor of Garrat [realia].
  • Publication: [London] : [Thomas Hall], [1795]

Catalog Record

LWL Min. 151

Acquired March 2022

The Royal Family of Great Britain

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A group portrait of George III, Queen Charlotte, and their thirteen surviving children each numbered with a key below. The youngest children play with kites and marbles. In the background Princess Amelia (the youngest) jumps into the arms of her brother, Prince Ernest Augustus. The older members of the family form small groupings that are engaged in conversation. In the foreground are books, charts, and globes, suggesting their education and cultural pursuits.

  • Title: The Royal Family of Great Britain [graphic].
  • Publication: [London] : Printed and sold by Carington Bowles, No. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London, [ca. 1785?]

Catalog Record

785.00.00.119

Acquired February 2022

The pilgrims : an allegory

printed text

  • Author: More, Hannah, 1745-1833, author.
  • Title: The pilgrims : an allegory.
  • Publication: [London] : Sold by J. Evans & Son, (printers to the Cheap Repository for Moral and Religious Tracts), No. 41 and 42, Long-lane, West-Smithfield; and J. Hatchard, No. 190, Piccadilly, London; by J. Binns, Bath:– and by all booksellers, newsmen, and hawkers in town and country, [between 1813 and 1820?]

Catalog Record

61 C41 M813 P

Acquired December 2021