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Milnes album of original caricatures.

Title
Milnes album of original caricatures.
Publication
circa 1780s-1790s

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz BND-MSS (Milnes. Original caricatures)Schwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Additional Authors
  • Leighton, John, 1822-1912
  • Milnes, Richard Monckton, Baron Houghton, 1809-1885
  • Crewe, Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, Marquis of, 1858-1945
Description
1 volume (40 total leaves, many blank) : illustrations; 24 cm
Summary
Thirteen drawings by unidentified artists; caricature portraits of English society figures from the last decades of the 18th century. In pencil heightened with watercolor; mounted on leaves of an album. Most subjects identified in a lighly penciled 19th century hand.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Caricatures.
  • Drawings.
Binding (note)
  • Later 19th century dark green half calf over green pebble-grain cloth, gilt spine title ("Original Caricatures"), with the wheat sheaf crest device of Richard Monckton Milnes (Baron Houghton) stamped in gilt on the front cover; the armorial bookplate of Robert Crewe-Milnes (Marquess of Crewe) on the front paste-down. Stamp of the bookbinder John Leighton on the front free endpaper verso.
Contents
"Mr. Bouverie" [M. P. for Northampton]. -- "Mrs. Bouverie" [political hostess, later Lady Robert Spencer]. -- "Mr. Storer" [Anthony Morris Storer, the collector and connoisseur]. -- "L[ad]y Betty Delmé?" [later Lady Elizabeth Garnier]. -- "L[ad]y Sefton" [probably Maria Molyneux, Countess of Sefton]. -- "Lady Craven" [the travel writer and society hostess, later Margravine of Anspach]. -- [Unidentified gentleman]. -- "Lady Cork" [possibly Mary, née Monckton, the literary hostess, second wife of the seventh Earl of Cork and Orrery]. -- "L[or]d Jersey" [probably George Bussey Villiers, fourth Earl of Jersey]. -- [Unidentified gentleman]. -- "L[or]d Carlisle" [Howard, Frederick, fifth earl of Carlisle, the politician and diplomat]. -- "Mr Gibbon?" [Edward Gibbon, the historian]. -- [preliminary sketch of an unidentified gentleman and lady].
Call Number
Pforz BND-MSS (Milnes. Original caricatures)
OCLC
1126009324
Title
Milnes album of original caricatures.
Production
circa 1780s-1790s
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Binding
Later 19th century dark green half calf over green pebble-grain cloth, gilt spine title ("Original Caricatures"), with the wheat sheaf crest device of Richard Monckton Milnes (Baron Houghton) stamped in gilt on the front cover; the armorial bookplate of Robert Crewe-Milnes (Marquess of Crewe) on the front paste-down. Stamp of the bookbinder John Leighton on the front free endpaper verso.
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Added Author
Leighton, John, 1822-1912, bookbinder.
Milnes, Richard Monckton, Baron Houghton, 1809-1885, former owner.
Crewe, Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, Marquis of, 1858-1945, former owner.
Research Call Number
Pforz BND-MSS (Milnes. Original caricatures)
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