Nineteenth-century British scrapbook of theatrical, historical, royal, and artistic content

Summary

Creator: Creator unknown
Date(s): approximately 1846-1899
Call Number: MSS 0093, Item 0040
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: This British nineteenth-century scrapbook of theatrical, historical, royal, and artistic content features images created from multiple printing processes, predominantly monochromatic engravings, though the album also includes original artwork, elaborately printed Victorian-era greeting cards, and other color illustrations. Collected images include Italian, French, and primarily British landmarks, abbeys, cathedrals, historic landscapes, and British monarchs and nobility. This scrapbook also contains numerous theatrical images of Shakespearean actors, apparently cut from Tallis Dramatic Magazine, and General Theatrical and Musical Review. The date span for this album ranges from 1846-1890s, based on the inclusion of eight chapter illustrations by Phiz from Charles Dickens's Dombey and Son, which was serialized between 1846-1848, and a portrait of a mature Edward, Prince of Wales.
Physical Description: 1 volume (approximately 50 pages) 38 cm
Source: Unknown.
Processing: Processed by Jennifer M. Nichols and Tim Pouch, November 2012. Encoded by Caitlin Farthing, February 2013. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard