- Museum number
Advertisements and pamphlets relating to exhibitions. Text within  indicates hand-written notes:
C,2.694: Advertisement for an exhibition of an automaton at Weeks's Museum, "Curious and Surprising Mechanism / A Tarantula Spider, made of steel / that comes independently out of a box, and runs backward and forward on the table; stretches out and draws in its paws, as if at will; moves its horns, claws, and opens them with ease.... / To be seen at one shilling each person, at Weeks's Museum, Titchborne Street, Piccadilly", with details of subscriptions and other objects in the museum.
C,2.695: Pamphlet, or booklet for Weeks's Museum, on Titchborne Street, near Piccadilly, providing background information on the museum, details for subscriptions, and a description of the two temples exhibited. 11 pages in booklet. Dated by Banks 1797.
C,2.696: Pamphlet, entitled "Abstract of Mr Wedgwood's Conjectures on the Bas Reliefs of the Portland Vase".
C,2.697: Advertisement for an exhibition, "Mariano Bovi, No.12 Piccadilly / Exhibition / of Paintings & Drawings by several Eminent Artists, and among others by Lady Diana Beauclerk / At one shilling per head, with free admittance to purchasers", with vignette illustration of three figures presenting artistic work to Britannia, seated to the right, holding cornucopia, with lion and putto supporting shield by her side. "Drawn by G. Cipriani / Engrav'd by M. Bovi / London Pubd Decr 1. 1801 by M. Bovi No.12 Piccadilly".
- Production date
- 1790-1801 (c.)
Height: 125 millimetres
Height: 331 millimetres
Width: 206 millimetres (largest)
Width: 76 millimetres (smallest)
- Curator's comments
- Loose - located with C,2.667-682.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number