Loum Kiqua

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A portrait of Loum Kiqua shown standing whole-length holding a long pipe in left hand and wearing Chinese dress and hat with a purse hanging from his waist. He stands in a room with a chequered floor and to the right a balcony overlooking ships on the water and the walls of a city complex.

  • Printmaker: Burford, Thomas, approximately 1710-approximately 1779, printmaker.
  • TitleLoum Kiqua [graphic] / D. Serres ad vivum pinxt. ; T. Burford fecit.
  • PublishedLondon : [Publisher not identified], publish’d according to act of Parliament, April 1757.

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Portraits L886 no. 1+

Acquired July 2014

King Henry the Eigth [sic] & Anna Bullen

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King Henry VIII leads Anne Boleyn towards the throne. A melancholy Cardinal Wolsey leans his head in his hand as he glances sideways toward the couple. In the background Katherine of Aragon sitting in another throne and turns away from the couple to converse with Anne’s former lover, Lord Percy. A young page carries the train of Anne’s dress as she enters the palace.

  • PrintmakerHogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
  • TitleKing Henry the Eigth [sic] & Anna Bullen [graphic] / design’d & engrav’d by Wm. Hogarth.
  • Edition[State 5].
  • PublishedLondon : Printed for Robert Wilkinson, Cornhil, Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard & R. Sayer, in Fleet Street, [circa 1790]

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Acquired October 2014

Beiträge zu Wilhelm Hogarth’s Lebensbeschreibung



List of Hogarth’s prints and prices

  • Author: Nichols, John, 1745-1826.
  • Uniform Title: [Biographical anecdotes of William Hogarth. German]
  • TitleBeiträge zu Wilhelm Hogarth’s Lebensbeschreibung. Nebst einem nach der Zeitfolge geordneten und mit Erklärungen begleiteten Verzeichnisse seines Kupferstichwerks. Aus dem Englischen mit einiger Abkürzung.
  • PublishedLeipzig : Bei Iohann Gottlob Immanuel Breitkopf, 1783.

Catalog Record

75 H67 S781g

Acquired April 2014

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


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

A new and authentic history of England

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“A regal table of sovereigns of England, and Great Britain, from Egbert the Great to the present period”–p. [872].     “A genealogical account of the descent of George III. from Egbert, the first King of England”–p. [1] in final sequence.

  • Author: Russel, William Augustus.
  • Title: A new and authentic history of England : from the most remote period of genuine historical evidence, to the present important crisis : containing an interesting chronicle of the monarchs ; an accurate chronological account of remarkable events; an entertaining recital of singular occurrences; and an impartial biographical narrative of the lives of eminent persons: including, in the whole, all that is worthy of observation in the annals of the British empire … / by William Augustus Russel, Esq.
  • Published: London : Printed for J. Cooke, at Shakespeare’s-Head, No. 17, in Pater-Noster Row, MDCCLXXVII [1777]

Catalog Record

Folio 63 777 R95

Acquired May 2013

Public and private life of that celebrated actress Miss Bland…

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At head of title: The great illegitimates!!

Frontispiece portrait of Mrs. Jordan, with ten additional portraits: one each of William IV and their children together.

  • Title: Public and private life of that celebrated actress, Miss Bland, otherwise Mrs. Ford, or, Mrs. Jordan : late mistress of H.R.H. the D. of Clarence; now King William IV., founder of the Fitzclarence family … Accompanied by numerous remarks and anecdotes of illustrious and fashionable characters / by a confidential friend of the departed ; embellished by portraits of the Fizclarence family.
  • Published: London : Published by J. Duncombe, 19, Little Queen Street, Holburn; and sold by all booksellers in the Kingdom, [1832?]

Catalog record

53 J762 P976

Acquired December 2012

Lovat to His Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland sends greeting

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Simon Fraser, eleventh Lord Lovat (1667/8-1747), Jacobite conspirator, army officer, and outlaw is shown sitting on a chair in a jail cell (The Tower of London?), his gouty foot raised on a small stool. He has a pen in his hand and on the table beside him rests an open journal and a box with two ink pots.

  • Title: Lovat to His Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland sends greeting
  • Published: [London? : s.n., ca. 1746]

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Acquired November 2012

Portrait of Mrs. Yates as Jane Shore

Portrait of Mrs Yates as Jane Shore; bust in an oval frame, right arm raised, resting her forehead against it, eyes half-closed, with dark hair loosely dressed up with tresses over the shoulders, and a low-necked dress; scratched-letter state after engraver’s name.

  • Printmaker: Meers, J., fl. 1776.
  • Title: [Portrait of Mrs. Yates as Jane Shore].
  • Published: [London : J. Boydell, 1776].

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Acquired June 2012

David Garrick, Esqr.

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Portrait of David Garrick standing whole-length to front with legs crossed and leaning on bust of Shakespeare that stands on a plinth in a garden; he holds a stick in his left hand, as he looks to the right; the Palladian bridge at Prior Park can be seen in the distance at the right; proof before title and margin cleaned, with scratched production details.

  • Printmaker: Green, Valentine, 1739-1813.
  • Title: David Garrick, Esqr. / T. Gainsborough pinxit.; Val. Green fecit.
  • Published: [London] : Published April 2nd 1769, by J Boydell Cheapside No. 90, [2 April 1769].

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Acquired November 2011