book of prints
- Museum number
- Object: Pictures of Life and Character
"Pictures of Life & Character by John Leech. From the collection of Mr. Punch" (London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co.) First and Second Series, n.d.; containing 188 pages printed with humorous vignettes and captions, bound with letterpress titlepages and indexed lists of illustrations. In original green and red binding with gold tooled title and caricature of Mr. Punch looking at a portfolio of prints.
- Production date
- 1854-1857 (c.)
Height: 307 millimetres (sheet size of each page)
Width: 445 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- A note in pencil on end paper is as follows: "Different edition to BML in which each series is dated (1) 1854 (2) 1857 (3) 1860 (4) 1863 (5) 1869. Page 1 in each of the present series comes at end of each of the dated series in the BML"
A second volume containing the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Series is located at 247*.a.12
Binder's label: "Henry Sotheran & Co. Booksellers and Bookbinders, 140 Strand, London, W.C."
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Pictures of Life and Character
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- A second bookplate has initials "M.P." either side of a bouquet of flowers.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number