Voornaamste gebouwen vande stadt Romen t’Amsterdam

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Views of Rome (including the Vatican City), London, Amsterdam, and Tangier.

  • Printmaker: Ram, Johannes de, 1648-1693, printmaker.
  • Title: Voornaamste gebouwen vande stadt Romen t’Amsterdam / by Iohannes de Ram.
  • Publication: [Amsterdam] : [publisher not identified], [approximately 1690]

Catalog Record

724 690R

Acquired March 2021

Mr. Kean as Othello

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 In this image, a full-length image of Edmund Kean as Othello constructed from parts of a print or prints while his costume and hat and their trimming are cut from satin cloth with additional decorated paper trimming and small metal buttons. This image is the only one of the four mounted on a secondary sheet, this one ruled as if from a ledger.

  • Title: Mr. Kean as Othello [art original] : Act 5th, Scene 3rd / made by the author.
  • Production: [England], [ca. 1828]

Catalog Record

Drawings C697 no. 1 Box D115

Acquired April 2021

Madame Vestris as Don Giovani

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In this collage a full-length image of a woman, identified as Miss Vestris: her head and neck, arms, and boots have been cut from an unidentifed print or prints while her costume and hat and their trimming are cut from satin cloth with additional decorated paper trimming. On the verso written in red ink, two poems: “The Snow Drop by Henry Neele” and “I Saw Thee Weep, Byron” transcribed in two columns.

  • Title: Madame Vestris as Don Giovani [art original] / H.A.S.
  • Production: [England], [ca. 1828?]

Catalog Record

Drawings C697 no. 3 Box D115

Acquired April 2021

Miss Hargraves as Amy

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This collage shows full-length image of a woman, identified as Miss Hargraves. Her head and neck, arms, and feet have been cut from an unidentifed print or prints while her costume and its trimming are cut from satin cloth. On each side are small images also cut from prints: on the right a house with a second story wrap-around porch and on the right a covered structure ladened with refreshments.
On the back of this collage are mounted three small engravings of women in fashionable dress; with notes in red ink “Presented by Sarah, Apl. 8 1830” written twice in the upper left and right and below also on the right and left “The author returns thanks”. In the same hand the middle print has been annotated “Kemble” which is also engraved in the plate with the author and printmaker statements “R. Cruikshank delt. J. Rogers sc.”

  • Creator: Hume, Sarah, artist.
  • Title: Miss Hargraves as Amy [art original] / made and presented by Miss Hume.
  • Production: [England], [1830]

Catalog Record

Drawings C697 no. 2 Box D115

Acquired April 2021

 

Miss Bartolozzi as the page in The marriage of Figaro

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In this collage a full-length image of a woman, identified as Miss Bartolozzi, with her head and neck, hands, and boots cut from an unidentifed print or prints while her costume and hat and their trimming are cut from satin cloth with additional decorated paper trimming. On the verso in two columns written in red ink and ruled in red ink: On the left the title of a poem only “Lines on my garden”. On the right: Song, “My own Blue Bell”.

  • Creator: Butcher, Master, artist.
  • Title: Miss Bartolozzi as the page in The marriage of Figaro [art original] / made & given by Master Butcher.
  • Production: [England], [ca. 1828]

Catalog Record

Drawings C697 no. 4 Box D115

Acquired April 2021

The female instructor; or, Young woman’s companion

book, printed text

  • Title: The female instructor; or, Young woman’s companion: being a guide to all the accomplishments which adorn the female character … With many pleasing examples of illustrious females. To which are added, useful medicinal receipts, and a concise system of cookery …
  • Publication: Liverpool : Printed by Nuttall, Fisher, and Dixon, Duke Street, [1812?]

Catalog Record

659 811F

Acquired April 2021

Hudibras vanquish’d and protected by Trulla

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A copy (cropped) of Hogarth’s fifth plate: Hudibras is sprawled on the ground with Trulla, a large country-woman, astride him fending off angry villagers, including a cobbler and a butcher who are wielding clubs; to the left, Ralpho is flanked by a man with a rope (mostly cropped from this image) and another who holds a sword.

  • Title: Hudibras vanquish’d and protected by Trulla [graphic] : P. 1. Cant: 3. l. 929.
  • Publication: [London] : [Robert Sayer], [between 1768 and 1794]

Catalog Record

Folio 75 H67 768B

Acquired January 2021

Morning

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An old woman, the prude, is standing near a crowd of people huddled around a bonfire in Covent Garden. She is crossing Covent Garden Piazza, disapproving of the amorous scenes outside the notorious Tom King’s Coffee House. The print shows the morning and is part of a series representing the progress of the day.

  • Printmaker: Cook, Thomas, approximately 1744-1818, printmaker.
  • Title: Morning [graphic] / designed by Wm. Hogarth ; engraved by T. Cook.
  • Publication: [London] : Published August the 1st, 1797, by G.G. & J. Robinson, Pater-noster Row, London, [1 August 1797]

Catalog Record

Hogarth 797.08.01.01++ Box 310

Acquired January 2021

Bridewel

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Bird’s eye view of the inner courts towards the south; elegantly dressed figures stroll around courtyards, with the burial grounds in the distance.

  • Printmaker: Nicholls, Sutton, printmaker.
  • Title: Bridewel [graphic] / Sutton Nicholls delin. et sculp.
  • Publication: [London] : Sold by John Bowles, prints and map seller over against Stocks Market, [ca. 1720]

Catalog Record

720.00.00.105++

Acquired January 2021