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Bound volume of twenty prints, from 'The Historical Album; A Concise History of the Lives of the Most Emiment Persons with historical sketches of their times' (London: Baldwin, Cradock & Joy); twenty sheets of twenty portrait heads of public figures from history, each with a biographical passage opposite. Bound in brown boards, with embossed floral decoration and gold lettering.
Etching and engraving
Sheets given the following titles:
'Judges & Lawyers'
'Scholars & Critics'
'Fathers & Theologians'
'Orators, Rhetoricians & Physicians'
'Popes & Prelates'
'Emperors & Empresses - Rome, Germany, Turkey, India, & Russia'
- Production date
- 1819-1859 (c)
Height: 280 millimetres (volume)
Width: 220 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Inscribed in front cover: 'Miss Croft a Reward of Merit from Mrs Shury Cmas 1859'
Cataloguing supported by the Pilgrim Trust
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: The Historical Album; A Concise History of the Lives of the Most Emiment Persons with historical sketches of their times
Associated Title: Historical Dictionary
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