Portraits alongside a street scene
- Portraits alongside a street scene
Information from accompanying cards: A remarkable fine series of fore edge paintings appear on the edges of the three volumes. Each volume bears a double fore edge painting making six in all. Each of the six paintings is divided into three parts, consisting of a central scene or view with a portrait on either side. There are in all nineteen separate subjects, one of the paintings having an extra portrait above the central scene.
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Cities & towns
City & town life
- 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: 1808.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Found on: The speeches of the Right Honourable William Pitt, in the House of Commons, vol. 3
- Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
- Call #:
RARE BKS DA522 .P4A3 1817x v.3