[Collection of prints of French 18th-century carriages]


A group of etchings of 18th century French carriages, based on English designs, from a set issued in six series (A-E) containing six prints each. Each etching provides side and back views of the carriage as well as a schematic of the undercarriage, the parts of which are labeled with letters and explained in text along the left edge of the plate.

  • Printmaker: Choffard, Pierre-Philippe, 1730-1809, printmaker.
  • Uniform Title: [Modèles de voitures bourgeoises à la française]
  • Title: [Collection of prints of French 18th-century carriages] [graphic].
  • Publication: [Paris] : [Chéreau], [between 1775 and 1790]

Catalog Record

Folio 724 775C

Acquired August 2019

Series of very spirited etchings of gigs and their drivers

  • Creator: Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851.
  • Title: Series of very spirited etchings of gigs and their drivers / by Alken.
  • Published:[ London] : [publisher not identified], [182-]

Catalog Record 

Quarto 724 820Al

Acquired April 2019

Rolling carts and waggons

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Text in three columns below caption title and a large woodcut of one of Sharp’s horse-drawn vehicles.

  • Author:  Sharp, James, of Leadenhall Street.
  • Title: Rolling carts and waggons.
  • Published: [London : s.n., 1773?]

Catalog record & Digital collection

File 63 773 Sh531

Acquired November 2012