Concert of cats

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A group of cats look at book opened to a musical score, on the right and images of mice on the left. Some of the cats are singing while one plays a trumpet; one of the cats wears spectacles. In the foreground are a violin and loose sheets of music. The book is propped against a birdhouse from which emerges a mouse; a cloth has been draped over the birdhouse.

  • Title: [Concert of cats] [graphic].
  • Publication: [London?] : [publisher not identified], [not before July 1817?]

Catalog Record

817.07.00.02

Acquired April 2020

Dancing bear

Nine small scenes, arranged in three rows, showing people and animals engaged in various activities.

  • Title: Dancing bear [graphic] ; Don Quixote & Sancho ; Paul Puff & Jerry Sneak ; Farmer & pig ; Ballad singers ; Pompey the Little ; Dancing dogs ; A robber ; Astronomers.
  • Publication: [Alnwick] : Printed and published by W. Davison, Alnwick, [between 1812 and 1817]

Catalog Record 

812.00.00.122

Acquired September 2019

[Elizabeth Billington] Letter : Venice, to Emanuele Niecco …

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ALS written at the height of her popularity in Italy (1796-1799), Billington discusses her upcoming performance at the carnival in Genoa, thanks him for the offer of the use of his home and the payment that she requires. She requires a quick response because she was also in the midst of negotiations for a performance in Vienna.

  • Author: Billington, Elizabeth, 1768-1818.
  • Title: Letter : Venice, to Emanuele Niecco, Genoa,¬† [1798?] January.

Catalog record

LWL Mss File 105

Acquired October 2012