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Folio

1844 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Sir Arthur Gilbert and his wife Rosalinde formed one of the world's great decorative art collections, including silver, mosaics, enamelled portrait miniatures and gold boxes. Arthur Gilbert donated his extraordinary collection to Britain in 1996.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
leather-bound folio
Brief description
Folio, leather-bound, describing the Fishmonger's Pageant on Lord Mayor's Day in 1616.
Physical description
Folio describing the Fishmonger's Pageant on Lord Mayor's Day in 1616 (Chrysanaleia, or The Golden Fishing, devised by Anthony Munday); printed for the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers in 1844. An historical introduction has been written by John Gough Nichols. The folio is lacking 12 plates by Henry Shaw.
Dimensions
  • Width: 38cm
  • Length: 54.8cm
Credit line
The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection on loan to the Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Object history
It was originally presented with plates intact to the Rev. G.O. Leman (descendant of Sir John Leman) by the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers.
Summary
Sir Arthur Gilbert and his wife Rosalinde formed one of the world's great decorative art collections, including silver, mosaics, enamelled portrait miniatures and gold boxes. Arthur Gilbert donated his extraordinary collection to Britain in 1996.
Associated objects
Other numbers
  • 1999.94 - The Gilbert Collection, Somerset House
  • Misc 202c - Arthur Gilbert Number
  • SG 91
Collection
Accession number
LOAN:GILBERT.900-2008

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Record createdSeptember 15, 2008
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