Bank Eating-House, No. 2, Throgmorton Street

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 An engraved trade card advertising “Bank Eating-House” in the City of London

  • PrintmakerEverard, printmaker.
  • TitleBank Eating-House, No. 2, Throgmorton Street [graphic] : Geo[rge] Barlow (waitor & succ[esso]r to the late Mr. Markins) respectfully acquaints his friends & the public in general, that he has taken the above house, and laid in, an assortment of the best wines, genuine-brandy, rum & c. &c. … / Everard sculp. Finsbury Terrace.
  • Published[London : George Barlow?, ca. 1793]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 66 793 Ev93

Acquired July 2013

Plan of a regular coffee plantation

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The engravings are believed to have based on drawings by the author J.G. Stedman, two of the early plates acknowledging the attribution. Stedman was a friend of William Blake who may have assisted Stedman, an amateur artist.

  • PrintmakerConder, Thomas, 1746 or 1747-1831, printmaker.
  • TitlePlan of a regular coffee plantation [graphic] / T. Conder sculpsit.
  • PublishedLondon : Published Decr. 1st, 1791 by J. Johnson. St. Paul’s Church Yard, [1 December 1791]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

791.12.01.03

Acquired April 2014

Riviere Knight pattern drawer

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  • PrintmakerWhitchurch, William, printmaker.
  • TitleRiviere Knight pattern drawer, No. 135 Cheapside, London … [graphic] / Whitchurch sculp., Bartholomew Lane.
  • Published[London : R. Knight, circa 179-?]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 66 790 W581

Acquired January 2014

Cribb, glass and picture frame maker

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  • AuthorCribb, Robert, -1827.
  • TitleCribb, glass and picture frame maker, carver gilder & printseller [graphic] : no. 288 near Great Turnstile Holborn, old frames new gilt, & glasses new silvered. Pictures cleaned, lined, and repaired / Neele sculpt. 352 Strand.
  • Published: [London : Robert Cribb, not after 1815]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 66 815 C928

Acquired January 2014

Female quadroon slave of Surinam

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A young quadroon (person of one quarter black ancestry) shown full-length standing on a shore beside a blooming bush, holding her hat on with her right hand and a handkerchief in her left. Two women are shown in the distance on the left. The one (a slave) holds a large umbrella over her mistress walking ahead of her.

  • PrintmakerPerry, John, active 1791-1812, printmaker.
  • TitleFemale quadroon slave of Surinam [graphic] / Perry sculp.
  • Published[London : J. Johnson, 1 December 1792]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

792.12.01.02

Acquired April 2014

A rebel negro armed & on his guard

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A black rebel holds a musket in his right hand as he turns to his left looking up apprehensively. Around his waist is a bandolier with a pouch and a hatchet. At his feet is the skull of a human head. Behind him on the right in the distance are two blacks running in the brush, also armed with rifles.

  • Printmaker: Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815, printmaker.
  • TitleA rebel negro armed & on his guard [graphic] / Bartolozzi sculpt.
  • PublishedLondon : Published Decr. 1st 1794 by J. Johnson, St. Paul’s Church Yard, [1 December 1794]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

794.12.01.08

Acquired April 2014

Gentlemen & ladies pictures drawn at their houses in crayons

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An engraved advertisement for artist Squire Morley’s services, decorated with a border in the Late Baroque style with two putti on either side, one holding a portrait, the other sketching, grand staircases and eagle holding the scroll on which the text is engraved.

  • TitleGentlemen & ladies pictures drawn at their houses in crayons, and deliver’d in a handsome frame & glass at half a guinea, by Squire Morley near [the] Brew-Houae in Salisbury Court, Fleet Street, London.
  • Published: [London : Squire Morley, ca. 1770]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 66 770 G338

Acquired July 2013

The skinning of the Aboma snake, shot by Cap. Stedman

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An Arawak native slits the throat of a large Aboma snake that is hanging from a branch of a tree, suspended by a rope around its neck. Two other Arawak natives pull at the rope to hoist the snake higher. Captain Stedman, his back to the viewer, directs the work of the natives from the ground (left foreground), his rifle resting against the trunk of the tree. On the right in the distance, a man sits in a boat on the river.

  • PrintmakerBlake, William, 1757-1827, printmaker.
  • TitleThe skinning of the Aboma snake, shot by Cap. Stedman [graphic] / Blake sculpt.
  • Published[London : Published Decr. 2d, 1793 by J. Johnson, St. Paul’s Church Yard, 2 December 1793]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

793.12.02.01

Acquired April 2014

Indian female of the Arrowauka Nation

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A young Arawak native American woman, shown full-length and wearing a beaded apron and standing with her rigth foot posed on a small rock. She holds a parrot held high in her right hand and a bow and arrow in her left. On the left in the distance another Arawak is shown ready to shoot his his arrow.

  • Printmaker: Benedetti, Michele, 1745-1810, printmaker.
  • TitleIndian female of the Arrowauka Nation [graphic] / Benedetti sculp.
  • PublishedLondon : Published Decr. 1st, 1792, by J. Johnson, St. Paul’s Church Yard, [1 December 1792]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

792.12.01.03

Acquired April 2014

Glass painting for windows…by Henry Gyles of the City of York

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First published ca. 1675-1700; this is a late 18th-century reissue

  • Title: Glass painting for windows, as armes, sundyals, history, landskipt, &c. done by Henry Gyles of the City of York [graphic].
  • Published: [London] : Published by W. Richardson, Castle Street, Leicester Fields, [ca. 1790]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

Portraits G996 no. 1

Acquired December 2013