book of prints;
- Museum number
- Series: The Drawing-Room Portrait Gallery
"The Drawing-Room Portrait Gallery of Eminent Personages. Principally from Photographs by Mayall, many in Her Majesty's Private Collection, and from the Studios of the Most Celebrated Photographers in the Kingdom. Engraved on steel, under the direction of D. J. Pound. With Memoirs by the Most Able Authors" (London, Joseph Thickbroom) January to June 1861; containing 26 full-page portrait prints made as supplements to "The Illustrated News of the World," bound with accompanying letterpress, title-page, list of sitters etc. Original gold-tooled binding with ivy wreath surrounding title.
- Production date
Height: 390 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
Width: 270 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- 6 volumes of "The Drawing-Room Portrait Gallery" are kept at 209*.b.7 to 12 (see 1930,0716.54 to 59).
Publisher's global agents are listed on the title-page: H. A. Brown, 14 Hanover St, Boston; Willmer & Rogers, New York; G. E. Morton & Co. Halifax N.S.; Le Page & Co. Calcutta; Smith, Taylor & Co. Bombay; Oakes & Co. Madras; Geo. Robertson, Melbourne.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Illustrated News of the World
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
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