Anecdotes of painting in England

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  • Author: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797, author.
  • Title: Anecdotes of painting in England : with some account of the principal artists; and incidental notes on other arts; collected by the late Mr. George Vertue; and now digested and published from his original mss. / by Mr. Horace Walpole.
  • Manufacture: [Twickenham] : Printed by Thomas Farmer at Strawberry-Hill, MDCCLXII-MDCCLXXI [1762-1771]

Catalog Record

33 10 Copy 23

Acquired January 2020

The New present state of the court of Great Britain…

The New present state of the court of Great Britain: : containing, correct and compleat lists of all the officers and servants belonging to the Lord Chamberlain, Lord Steward, and Master of the Horse. To the Prince and Princess of Wales, the Duke, and the Princesses. To the Secretaries of State’s offices, the Treasury, the Great Wardrobe, the Gentlemen Pensioners, and the Yeomen of the Guards. To the War, the Navy, the Admiralty, and most other publick offices in the kingdom. With an account whose gift the several places are in, their particular salaries, and the business and duty of every officer. Also a compleat account of all the law-courts, the nature and business of each, and the duty of every individual. The births, deaths, marriages, and issues of all the princes in Europe. And correct lists of the Army and Navy. With many other useful particulars, a compleat index. The whole design’d for the use and direction of all who have any dependence or expectations at court. / Done by the clerks of several offices.

Published: London : Printed for T. Cooper, at the Globe in Pater-noster-Row, 1742.

144 742N

The New present state of the court of Great Britain...

The New present state of the court of Great Britain...


The New present state...


The New present state...

Subjects (Library of Congress): Great Britain–Court and courtiers–Early works to 1800.

Materials: Armorial Bookplate (Provenance)

Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University new acquisition: 2009