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View of the Great Exhibition Telescopically Arranged

  • Object:

    Peep-show

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1851 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithographs, coloured by hand

  • Museum number:

    E.970-1936

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case U, shelf 8, box A

Physical description

Telescopic peep-show showing the interior of the Great Exhibition. On the front, a woman in fashionable day dress and jacket with girls and boys gathered around a peepshow.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1851 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Lithographs, coloured by hand

Dimensions

Height: 6.125 in, Width: 7.125 in

Descriptive line

Anonymous peep-show. 'View of the Great Exhibition Telescopically Arranged'. London, 1851.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1936, London: Board of Education, 1937.

Materials

Lithographic ink; Card; Watercolour

Techniques

Lithography; Hand-colouring

Categories

The Great Exhibition; Prints; Ephemera; Dolls & Toys; Fashion plates; Women's clothes; Children's clothes; Children & Childhood; Day wear

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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