Holyrood Chapel

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Interior view of the ruins of Holyrood Abbey, looking down the nave towards a wall with two arched windows. The building is mostly intact but without a roof; a broken column is seen in the center foreground. Figures with torches stand beneath the windows and additional figures are visible through an arched passageway on the right. The moon in the sky above is illuminated when the print is viewed in front of a strong light.


  • Title: Holyrood Chapel [graphic].
  • Publication: [London] : Published by Reeves and Sons, Cheapside; W. Morgan, 64, Hatton Garden; T. Fisher, 1, Hanway Street, Oxford Street; J. Reynolds, 174, Strand; and W. Wilson, Jun., 16, King William Street, City, [approximately 1840]

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Acquired October 2022

A satire on gin-drinking

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A satire on gin drinking: In a cellar distillery with a large cask a group of male figures with the heads of monkeys and women with heads of cats are drinking heavily with some vomiting.


  • Title: [A satire on gin-drinking] [graphic].
  • Publication: [London?] : [Robert Sayer?], [1766?]

Catalog record

766.00.00.08+ Impression 2

Acquired November 2022

[Interior of a gothic crypt]

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Interior of a gothic vault, with a tomb on the left lit by a hanging lamp and decorated with a reclining man in tudor dress holding a baton; to right are a couple leaning against a pillar, and a man holding a torch gesturing towards the tomb …”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • PrintmakerManskirch, Franz Joseph, 1768-1840, printmaker.
  • Title[Interior of a gothic crypt] [graphic] / Mannskirsch delt. & sculp.
  • PublicationLondon : Pubd. Feby. 16, 1799, at R. Ackermanns, 101 Strand …, [16 February 1799]

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Acquired July 2015