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Thirty illustrations to an edition of 'Royal Engagement Pocket Atlas' for 1806 by Cooke, complete set, a title-page, frontispiece, twenty-eight headpieces, showing scenes from Moore's 'Edward', lettered to the left of the scene with the month, to the right with the number of days in that month, and below with subject details; or with decorative elements and the word 'Memorandums'; after Stothard. 1806
Title-page: Atlas supporting the globe, on his right knee in profile to left, his left arm above head under the globe, on classical plinth, flanked by pairs of columns behind.
Frontispiece: A woman throwing her arms around the neck of a young man, while an older couple watch in attitudes of joy on the left; by Angus
January, 'Spring with extended arms, V.I, p.18'; a young woman and boy outside cottage facing each other and holding hands, door to the right.
January, 'Split the rich cargo, V.I, p.16'; an bold man on four with smoke and his wig on the left, another man watched from window above.
February, 'This youth drove along, V.I, p.123'; a man on carriage driving his two horses to the left with whip, a man with wooden leg fell on the ground on the right.
February, 'He is much to be pitied, V.I, p.125'; a woman on carriage on the left looking towards men on the right who surround a sitting man with wooden leg, and take their hats to the woman.
March, 'Let us go then, V.I, p.136'; an old woman sending off a young man and boy, taking the man's hand outside cottage, a carriage in the left background.
March, 'The boy found him sitting, V.I, p.145'; two men and one woman sitting at a table, the man in the centre gesturing towards the third man outside door on the right.
April, 'New boys bear a hand, V.I, p.307'; two men lifting a rope to save another man who fell in a frozen lake, three skaters behind.
April, 'He was check'd by a blow, V.I, p.239'; five men fighting in a street, one on the left punching another with one hand, holding a chicken with the other, two feel on the ground.
May, 'She held down her head, V.I, p.506'; a young gentleman touching the shoulder of a woman on the right, another man on the left about to punch him, five other figures behind.
May, 'What is this for, mistress, V.I, p.334'; four figures at classical portico on the right, a carriage on the left with two horses.
June, 'Barnett begged for life, V.II, p.38'; a man about to stab another who kneels in front of him, in a bedchamber, three other men entering the room with guns.
June, 'All the remainder escaped, V.II', p.96'; a man and boy carrying a basket in which the boy puts his hand in, birds flying in the right sky.
July, 'The company were struck, V.II, p.276'; a young couple dancing in the ball, facing each other, watched by other guests in the background.
July, 'Sir Charles took aim, V.II, p.312'; four men in a field, one on the right pointing his gun to the left.
August, 'Sir Charles & his second withdrew, V.II, p.314'; three men discovering a man who lies on the ground, two other figures in the right background.
August, 'Am I in paradise? V.II, p.318'; five figures surrounding a dying man who lies in bed, including a man supporting him from behind, a woman praying on the left.
September, 'She fell to the ground, V.II, p.424'; a man chasing away a dog with a stick, two women frighten on the right, one fell on the ground, the other running away.
September, Come not near me, V.II, p.427'; a young woman standing in the centre with arms open, another hiding behind chair on the right, man behind curtain on the left.
October, 'Oh! Spare me, spare me, V.II, p.278'; two women sitting on sofa, one on the right turning away and covers her face with hands.
October, 'a cluster of villagers, V.II, p.499'; five villagers including a boy standing on the left, talking with a horseman on the right.
November, 'They were bot drown'd, V.II, p.537'; a boat full of figures on the right, two figures drowning with wreck on the left.
November, 'Maria wept over the child, V.II, p.524'; a couple walking away to the left, the woman holding a baby in hands, looking back towards another woman on the right.
'Memorandum'; a banner on classical plaque with dotted borders.
December, 'She observ'd a woman, V.II, p.553'; two women on the left, finding a woman who sits under tree and holding a child in arms.
December, 'The dies on the field, V.II, p.557'; in a battle scene, one man supporting an injured another in the centre, soldiers attacking oriental enemy behind.
'Memorandums': a banner hanging on classical plinth, under a medallion above chequered border
'Cash account'; a square plaque with garland on classical capital?
'Cash account'; a square plaque on classical plinth with tussle on either side.
Etching and engraving
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Height: 26 millimetres (each image, approx)
Width: 60 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See 1856,0510.1158-63 for print study.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Edward
Associated Title: The Royal Engagement Pocket Atlas
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