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Primroses ; Milk ; Oranges

Primroses ; Milk ; Oranges

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Title:
Primroses ; Milk ; Oranges
Description:
Information from accompanying cards: A most unusual example of fore edge painting. There are double paintings on each volume and each consists of three finely executed paintings after "The Cries of London" by Wheatley making twelve in all. Vol. I (from the front) 1. Primroses. 2. Milk. 3. Oranges.
Date:
(c) 1820
Format:
Paintings
Genre:
Watercolors
Portrait paintings
Group portraits
Fore-edge painting
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Subjects:
Cities & towns
City & town life
Extent:
1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
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Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred H. Wiggin, May 1951.
Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1820.
Notes:
Title from accompanying cards.
Found on: Poems / by the late William Cowper ; embellished with engravings, and a sketch of his life, vol. 1
Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Identifier:
07_04_000166A
Call #:
ND2370 .C87p 1820x