- Tyburn Turnpike
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.
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Cities & towns
City & town life
EnglandLondonCity of Westminster
- 1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
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.
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
- Call #:
RARE BKS PR5054 .L4 1818x