Plates from "Mayhew's Great Exhibition of 1851" Henry. George Cruikshank Mayhew.
Plates from "Mayhew's Great Exhibition of 1851"

Plates from "Mayhew's Great Exhibition of 1851"

London: David Bogue, 1851. First edition. Print. The 11 plates which comprise the total number of plates issued with this most humorous depiction of London at the time of the Great Exhibition, the first world-wide exhibition. The leaves of plates were laid into a covering (portfolio? sleeve?) lacking here. See OCLC: 2747350 & 220397735 for the plates with wrapper. The plates include: The Opening of the Great Industrial Exhibition of All Nations; The Dispersion of the Works of all Nations from the Great Exhibition of 1851; Odds & Ends, in, out, & about, The Great Exhibition of 1851; Some of the Drolleries of the Great Exhibtion of 1851; The first Shilling-day - going in...; The first Shilling-day - coming out...; The Opera Boxes, during the time of the Great Exhibition!; Manchester in 1851; London, in 1851; Looking for Lodgings; All the World going to See the Great Exhibition of 1851. Plates are oblong 4to, the paper measuring 32 x 50 cm. Very slightly toned. Very good overall. Item #17617

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