One of the most important manuals devoted to the performance of early nineteenth-century quadrilles, Strathy divides this manual into two parts. Part one is an extensive treatment of exercises for the improveme... more
Henry Clay, late Speaker of the United States House of Representatives; the advocate of South American independence / painted by Charles King ; engraved by Peter Maverick, New York.
Print shows Henry Clay, three-quarter length portrait, sitting at a table, facing right, holding a document dated "February 10th, 1821" presented to "Congress" as a resolution of support for the "Independence" ... more
Print shows the mirrored curtain reflecting the audience at the Royal Coburg Theatre (Old Vic Theatre) and Ramo Samee, a juggler, magician, and sword swallower, juggling on stage.
Satire on the "monstrosities" of fashion of teh year, with the promenade of the fashionable in Hyde Park set against a background of the Achilles statue and the house of Park Lane.
The sailor's description of a chase & capture / J Sherm, invt. [Lieut. John Sheringham, R. N.] ; G Cruikshank, fect.
"A burly sailor (right) sits with five other sailors, one a negro, and two perhaps being petty officers, drinking grog at a plank-table slung from the roof ..." (Source: George)
A view of Cooke's tomb in St. Paul's Church yard, N. York / painted and engraved by I.R. Smith, New York.
Print shows the actor Edmund Kean standing with another man, identified as "the physician who attended Mr. Cooke in his last illness", next to the monument Kean had erected in honor of George Frederick Cooke in... more