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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Album, circa 1850?

 Item — Vol. 8
Call Number: MSS 16
Scope and Contents: Scrapbook features prints clipped from various sources; several business cards from shops in London, Florence, and Chiavenna; and a small group of drawings by Mary and Baldwyn. The collection of prints is peculiar in its range of subjects: among portraits, picturesque scenes, and fine-art reproductions, there are several newspaper engravings that suggest especially lurid stories. The most notable include the beheading of a prisoner—an undated journal illustration, likely for a report on the...
Dates: circa 1850?

An Address to the Public [signed] Anthony Poggi No. 4, Orchard-street, Portman-Square., undated

 Item — 1-20
Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents:

The Address constitutes an advertisement for simultaneous exhibitions at 4 Orchard Street, Portman Square, the home of Antonio Cesare Poggi, and "at Mr Ford’s, No. 40, St Mary’s Axe" in London. Poggi was selling 300 fans painted by himself, "Angelica [Kauffman], Cipriani, Bartolozzi and other eminent artists, well known throughout Europe."

Dates: undated

Article from the Observer: "Sam's circus", 1977 November 13

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4; Series 6; Series 7; Series 8, Folder: 27
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series IV
Scope and Contents:

Magazine clipping. Includes an image of Smith in his workshop and an image of his boat wood carvings and an assembled set of Fair Fun for All.

Dates: 1977 November 13

As You Like It : illustration of costume for Rosalind in Family Herald Supplement and another clipping, 1896, 1899

 Item — 1: Series 1 [Barcode: 39002106195960], Folder: 1a
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series I
Scope and Contents:

Two clippings from the Family Herald Supplement, one of which may have been included as proof of date of the other; however, close inspection provides the potential year of 1896 for the As You Like It illustration, which differs from the date on the other clipping.

Dates: 1896, 1899

Becket : newspaper advertisement for the Royal Lyceum Theatre production, 1893

 Item — 1: Series 1 [Barcode: 39002106195960], Folder: 2c
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series I
Scope and Contents:

Includes advertisements for opera at Covent Garden Theatre, announcements and exhibitions at various theatres, including Theatre Royal at Drury Lane, Haymarket Theatre, Strand Theatre, Crystal Palace Pantomime, Trafalgar Square Theatre, Empire Theatre, and Palace Theatre.

Dates: 1893

Becket : newspaper review of the Royal Lyceum Theatre production, 1893 February 7

 Item — 1: Series 1 [Barcode: 39002106195960], Folder: 2b
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series I
Scope and Contents:

The name of the newspaper is unidentified, but includes the word "Morning" in its title. The clipping includes illustrations by Charles Cattermole.

Dates: 1893 February 7

Clipping. "Riding Wiggs"., 1744

 Item — 2-48
Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents:

Advertising wigs made and sold by John Bennet, "in the newest fashion and in a more durable manner."

Dates: 1744

Mademoiselle de Beaumont, or the Chevalier D'Eon. Female Minister Plenipo. Capt. of dragoons &c. &c., 1777 September

 Item — 2-472
Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents:

Portrait of the Chevalier D'Eon. Accompanied by article "Chevalier D'Eon's Sale" about the end of the sale of the Chevalier's books and manuscripts.

Dates: 1777 September

Newspaper clipping of an article (from an unidentified source) describing the Kaffir Bush, or Acacia Horrida., circa 1850-1852

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4 [Barcode: 39002106196117], Folder: 3b(1)
Call Number: MSS 11, Series II
Scope and Contents:

The native plant species served as protection for Xhosa fighters and as an obstacle to British troops during the Kaffir War.

Dates: circa 1850-1852