View of Tantalon Castle, the Bass-Rock and the River Forth

View of Tantalon Castle, the Bass-Rock and the River Forth

Figures by a boat and rocks in the foreground; the ruins of Tantallon Castle to the left; the Firth of Forth stretching to the distance; Bass Rock on the horizon; boats throughout the scene.

  • Printmaker: Dodd, Robert, 1748-1815, printmaker.
  • Title: View of Tantalon Castle, the Bass-Rock and the River Forth [graphic] / drawn by J. Farington R.A. ; engraved by R. Dodd.
  • Publication: London : Pubd. Febry. 1792 by F. Jukes, No. 10 Howland Street, [February 1792]

Catalog Record 

Drawer 792.02.00.03

Acquired June 2019

Abbey & Palace of Dumfermline

 

Abbey & Palace of Dumfermline

A river and rocks in the foreground; the abbey and palace of Dunfermline in the distance; trees throughout the scene.

 

  • Printmaker: Catton, Charles, 1756-1819, printmaker.
  • Title: Abbey & Palace of Dumfermline [sic] [graphic] / drawn in 1788 by J. Farington R.A. ; engraved by C. Catton Junr.
  • Publication: London : Published Feby. 1, 1792, by F. Jukes, No. 10 Howland Street, [1 February 1792]

Catalog Record 

Drawer 792.02.01.02

Acquired June 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

Cries of Edinburgh characteristically represented

Cries of Edinburgh title page

  • Title: Cries of Edinburgh characteristically represented : accompanied with views of several principal buildings of the city.
  • Published: Edinbr. : Sold by L. Scott, bookseller end of College Drummond Street, published 1st Augt. 1803.

Catalog Record

647 803C

Acquired July 2018

Description of the Grand National Jubilee

Letterpress broadside with a description of the Grand National Jubilee of 1814 surrounded by eight woodcut views (clockwise from top): The Temple; The Pagoda on Fire; The Jubilee Balloon; The Enemy on Fire; Sham Fight on the Serpentine; Boarding an American; The Royal Booth; The Castle.

  • TitleDescription of the Grand National Jubilee, held in St. James’s, Hyde, and the Green Parks, on Monday 1st August, 1814.
  • PublicationLondon : Printed and published by John Fairburn, Jun. Fountain Court, Minories, [ca. 1 August 1814]

Catalog Record

814.08.01.04+

Acquired March 2017