Signora Rossignoli’s public


An engraved ticket to a performance by Italian dancer, Signora Teresa Rossignoli of Parma. The Late Baroque border includes urns on pedestals, tree saplings and foliage.

  • TitleSignora Rossignoli’s public [graphic] : no. [blank]. Price 3d.
  • Published[Dublin? : s.n., ca. 1783]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 66 783 S578

Acquired July 2013

Inventory of wearing apparel and other things of the late Mrs. Bamford



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A very detailed manuscript inventory in a single hand on three pages, two columns each, listing articles of “wearing apparel and other things” of Mrs. Ann Bamford: gowns, bonnets, stays, hoops, caps, shoes, handkerchiefs, aprons, tippets, pockets, cloaks, bonnets, shawls, gloves, petticoats, etc. The type of material and color are often included in the description as well.

  • TitleInventory of wearing apparel and other things of the late Mrs. Bamford, circa 1780?

Catalog Record

LWL Mss File 116+

Acquired July 2013

Gentlemen & ladies pictures drawn at their houses in crayons


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

Mrs. Hill’s apology



  • AuthorHill, P. (Philippina)
  • TitleMrs. Hill’s apology for having been induced, by particular desire, and the most specious allurements that could tempt female weakness, to appear in the character of Scrub, Beaux stratagem : for one night only, at Brighthelmstone, last year, 1786, when the theatre was applied for by the Honourable George Hanger, and engaged for that purpose; with an address to Mrs. Fitzherbert. Also, some of Mrs. Hill’s letters to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, Mrs. Fitzherbert, and others. The dénoum̂ent, with events and remarks, that may not be deemed uninteresting to this nation at large / by Mrs. Hill.
  • PublishedLondon : Printed for the authoress, and sold by G. Kearsley, Fleetstreet, and E. Harlow, St. James’s Street, [1787]

Catalog Record

53 H645 787

Acquired July 2013

Reference to some of the works executed in stained glass



  • AuthorEginton, William Raphael.
  • TitleReference to some of the works executed in stained glass / by William Raphael Eginton, Newhall-Street, Birmingham, glass stainer to their Royal and Serene Highnesses the Princess Charlotte of Wales and Saxe-Cobourg and the Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex.
  • PublishedBirmingham : Printed by R. Jabet and Co. Herald Office, High-Street, [ca. 1816] (Birmingham : Printed by R. Jubet and Co.)

Catalog Record

73 816 Eg29

Acquired July 2013

R. Green, cheesemonger and grocer


Letterpress trade card framed within a decorative oval border

  • AuthorGreen, R.
  • TitleR. Green, cheesemonger and grocer, No. 2, Clipston-Street, Portland Place : families supplied with wood, sand and charcoal, &c.
  • Published[London : Craft, printer, Wells-Street, Oxford-Street, ca. 1800?]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 66 800 G798

Acquired July 2013

The general account of the losses…on account of the fire




  • TitleThe general account of the losses, and the state of the collections and distributions, on account of the fire, which happened at Potton, in the county of Bedford, on Thursday the 14th of August, 1783.
  • Published[Bedford? : [s.n.], printed in the year MDCCLXXXIV 1784]

Catalog Record

64 B39 784

Acquired July 2013

The Persian strip’d of his disguise


  • Title: The Persian strip’d of his disguise, or, Remarks on a late libel, intitled, letters from a Persian in England to his friends at Ispahan.
  • Published: London : Printed for T. Cooper, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row, MDCCXXXV [1735]

Catalog Record

53 A2 735P

Acquired July 2013

Tippoo Saib’s two sons taking leave of their mother


Two oval images printed against a patterned background with a stylized floral border. The image on the top shows Tippoo Sahib’s wife, mother of his two sons as she kneels outside a tent on a rug; she embraces her one son as the other son stands behind him. Tipu Sultan stands in the background with a woman servant(?). In the image below, the young boy his handed over by his father (left) to Cornwallis (right) with the British camp in the background. Soldiers flank Cornwallis; the Sultan is attend by two of his men. The title of the top image is engraved in a legend on the left; the legend on the right continues the title of the image on the bottom.

  • Title: Tippoo Saib’s two sons taking leave of their mother [graphic] : previous to their being deliver’d up to Lord Cornwallis as hostages at the termination of the war in the East Indies in 1792 = Tippoo Saib’s two sons delivered up to Lord Cornwallis : as hostages, after he had so gloriously conquered that proud sultan at Seringaptam, the Capital of the Mysore Country, in the East Indies, in 1792.
  • Created: [England or India?] : [s.n.], [not before 1792]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection


Acquired July 2013

Ives, Diall’s & Co. manufactory of oil and spirit varnish

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  • Author: Ives, Diall’s & Co.
  • Title: Ives, Diall’s & Co. manufactory of oil and spirit varnish, wholesale & retail [graphic] : no. 4, Little Queen Street, Lincolns Inn Fields …
  • Created: [London : s.n., between 1801 and 1815?]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 66 801 Iv95

Acquired July 2013