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Paper peepshow - [Masquerade]
  • [Masquerade]
    Baynes, Thomas Mann, born 1794 - died 1854
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[Masquerade]

  • Object:

    Paper peepshow

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)
    England (printed and published)

  • Date:

    [1826] (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baynes, Thomas Mann, born 1794 - died 1854 (lithographer)
    Fuller, S. & J. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Top and bottom board with concertina textblock

  • Credit Line:

    Accepted under the Cultural Gifts Scheme by HM Government from the collections of Jacqueline and Jonathan Gestetner and allocated to the Victoria and Albert Museum, 2016.

  • Museum number:

    Gestetner 207

  • Gallery location:

    National Art Library

Physical description

Accordion-folding peepshow of a Masquerade Ball.
4 cut-out panels. In a slipcase with title 'Haymarket Ball

Place of Origin

London (published)
England (printed and published)

Date

[1826] (published)

Artist/maker

Baynes, Thomas Mann, born 1794 - died 1854 (lithographer)
Fuller, S. & J. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Top and bottom board with concertina textblock

Dimensions

Height: 250 mm front-face, Width: 364 mm front-face, Depth: 480 mm when expanded

Object history note

Part of the Jacqueline and Jonathan Gestetner Collection, collected over 30 years and given to the V&A Museum through the government's Cultural Gift Scheme in 2016.

Descriptive line

Paper peepshow, [Masquerade], London: T.M. Baynes lith. for S. & J. Fuller, [1826].

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

R. Hyde, Paper Peepshows. The Jacqueline and Jonathan Gestetner Collection (Woodbridge: The Antique Collectors' Club, 2015), cat. 207.

Materials

Paper; Material

Techniques

Printing; Lithography

Categories

National Art Library; Optical toys; Paper Peepshow

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

National Art Library

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