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Paper peepshow - The Cheltenhamorama, a View of the Old Well Walk

The Cheltenhamorama, a View of the Old Well Walk

  • Object:

    Paper peepshow

  • Place of origin:

    Cheltenham (published)

  • Date:

    [1832] (published)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    paper

  • 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 226

  • Gallery location:

    National Art Library

Physical description

Accordion-folding peepshow with 6 cut-out panels. Hand-coloured lithographs. Slipcase. Front cover depicts a scene of trees, grassy banks and a cave at the centre. The cave is cut-out to form the peephole. Inside men and women promenade.

Place of Origin

Cheltenham (published)

Date

[1832] (published)

Materials and Techniques

paper

Dimensions

Height: 16 cm, Width: 11 cm, Length: 68 cm fully extended

Descriptive line

Peepshow showing the view of the Old Well Walk. Accordion-folding peepshow with 6 cut-out panels. Hand-coloured lithographs. Slipcase.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithograph

Categories

Paper Peepshow; National Art Library; Optical toys

Collection

National Art Library

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