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Tyburn Turnpike

Tyburn Turnpike

Item Information

Title:
Tyburn Turnpike
Description:
Information from accompanying cards: With fore-edge painting of Tyburn Turnpike, a brilliant and artistic piece of work, probably done about 100 years ago and far superior to the fore-edge paintings made at the present time.
Date:
(c) 1818
Format:
Paintings
Genre:
Watercolors
Fore-edge painting
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Subjects:
Cities & towns
City & town life
Places:
EnglandLondonCity of Westminster
Extent:
1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred H. Wiggin, May 1951.
Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1818.
Notes:
Title from accompanying cards.
Found on: Lalla Rookh : an oriental romance
Additional information: Depicts the turnpike at Tyburn, a former village close to the site of the current Marble Arch in London, England, and the location of numerous executions at its infamous gallows.
Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Identifier:
07_04_000049A
Call #:
RARE BKS PR5054 .L4 1818x
Barcode:
39999063111262