- Museum number
85 items of printed ephemera of various sizes, including early nineteenth-century English lottery bills decorated with woodcut or wood-engraved vignettes, many printed with ballads on the verso, a series of wood-engravings in the 'Cries' tradition showing urban characters given mythological names with verses below, etc. Pasted into an album.
Wood-engraving; machine engraving; etching
- Production date
- 1810-1820 (c.)
Height: 410 millimetres (sheet size of each album page)
Width: 255 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Part of an album containing various items of printed ephemera, handbills etc., mainly relating to lotteries. The original contents of the volume are registered as 1862,1217.1 to 162, but various items have been removed and catalogued individually.
1862,1217.32-33 in the range covered by this record have been removed and placed with works by George Cruikshank.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number