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Ukiyo-e advertisement for Kubuki Theatre. Audience with the Master.
Texas Vegetables. Crate label.
Henri-Gabriel Ibels: Poster for the artist’s expostion at la Bodiniere. Ibels was a member of Les Nabis (The Prophets), an influential group of Avant Garde artists.
PAIR: Were they touching II.
Cover by Hyland Ellis.
By the acclaimed artist Dudley Hardy.
Part of the “Four Arts” experimental series by Cheret.
Chap Book Thanksgiving Number. Cover for the short lived American Literary magazine.
Advertisement for the hotel near the popular church of Saint-Jean du Doigt on the coast of Brittany.
West Indies, Africa and the Mediterranean.
Advertisement poster designed by the sequential illustrator Henri Gerbault.
Fashionable girl watering a flower pot. Cover page after the renowned Art Deco poster artist Rene Vincent.
Advertisement for the Drury Lane pantomime by Dudley Hardey, a pioneer of the ‘artistic poster’ which was seen to elevate the genre.
l’Opera International advertisement for the Gala of the History of Theatre 1886 by Eugene Grasset.
With James Tissot’s painting Holyday.
Part of the ‘Four Arts’ experimental series by Jules Cheret.
In 1802 Sir Francis Burdett a populist MP was returned as MP Middlesex, in 1804 declared void in favour of George Mainwaring and then amended in 1805 by which time Burdett had decided to leave politics.
Poster by Louis Rhead.
By the Art Noveou artist and interior designer Henri Privat-Livemont.
Advertisement for the celebrated spa’s summer Fetes des Fleurs.
London Midland and Scottish Railway. “The West Coast is the Best Coast, The Warmer Side of Britain”.
Read Compare and Judge, or the Freedom of Election Exemplified Sir Francis Burdett was returned as MP Middlesex in 1802, which was declared void in favour of George Mainwaring and then amended in 1805 by which time Burdett had decided to leave politics.
In a Class by Themselves. With silver highlighting.
Sans Sucre. Founded 1812.
Orginally known as ‘House of Commons’, here with a Polo player leading the field.
J. M. Fenders. A Bumper of Beauty at Last.
Poster for the display ‘Behind the Scenes of the Opera’. Named for its first director Alfred Grevin, the Musée is the oldest wax museum in Europe.
I remember in 1870: London clubmen in war-time parading for practise in writing to the papers.
Cover for the satirical German weekly by Thomas Theodore Heine.
Aperitif digestif. Maison de Vent.
London Stock Exchange: Satirical map depicting the major trading sectors including Oil, Insurance, Rubber, Tea, and Railways.
Pressed Steel Company.
Advertisement for the Exposition of Eugene Grasset, one of the great innovators of Art Nouveau design.
British and French soldiers toasting Christmas.
Theatre de la Porte Saint-Martin. Advertisement for Victorien Sardou’s life of the Byzantine Empress Theodora played by Sarah Bernhard. Designed by Manuel Orazi and August Francois-Mariet Gorguet.
A satire on the uncertain intentions of Paul I in relation to the Anglo-Russian Coalition against the Dutch.
Announcement for four varieties of Indian Tea – Zenana, Palais Indien, Maharala and Grand Mogul.
PAIR. Were they touching I.
The Fathers’ Match abandoned or another Reputation saved
Christmas Novelties. Cases, shaving kit, poker chip stands, reference libraries, watches and clocks
Ce qu’on ne verra jamais… (What we will never see on the 1st of May, workers’ day, is a dancers’ strike). After A Vallee.
Old Underoof Whiskey from Chas. Dennehy & Co. Chicago.
Sherry’s Plan of Economy or the Speaker travelling in stile. The speaker in a donkey cart. Sherry refers to Richard Sheridan, famous playwright and Whig politician.
Bentley. Cork Street Advertisement.
De Vere Jones makes some alterations pending the tax collector’s visit. After the satirist David Wilson.
Texas Vegetables. Crate label.
Playtime at Broadcasting House.
Ukiyo-e advertisement for Kubuki Theatre. Winter Garden.
Ought we to call? Uncertainty in the Caravan park.
Advertisement for popular singers by Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen, an artist of the Montmartre circle.
Cover by Dudley Hardy for the illustrated weekly.
Seule Antiseptique en Vente Parout. Advertisement by the impressionist painter Leo Gausson.
The Bath Revolution, or the King Deposed; James Heaven, master of the Lower Rooms, attempted to depose James King as Bath’s Master of Ceremonies. Rear-Admiral Stanhope and Colonel Strode were included in the committee formed to support King.
Christmas edition by the Art Noveau artist Eugene Grasset.
Cover for the Women’s edition by the American illustrator A.R. Gifford.
Marquet Ink. Advertisement designed by Eugene Grasset. Known as the Father of Art Nouveau, Grasset’s ‘Maidens’ became emblematic of the style.
Longchamp Racecourse. Advertisement for the prestigious Prix de la Porte Maillot.
1895 cover by the typographer Will Bradley for the American trade journal The Inland Printer.
The successful Party at Tooting, at Mayfair.
Advertisement for the popular concert hall’s production of George Bertrand’s Animated Puppets, by Cheret.
Fruit crate label for Californian apples.
Suffolk rats protecting their cheese or the County Fencibles called to Arms. Fencibles were Army regiments raised during threats of invasion.
Advertisement for an exhibition by the artists’ group Le Sillon by Fernand Toussaint.
Ukiyo-e advertisement for Kubuki Theatre.Samurai and Priests.
The penalty of success.
The Illustrious Lover or the D_ of Cumberland done over. With a military reputation for courage, the Duke of Cumberland was staunchly anti-Catholic and held great influence over his brother George IV.
Christmas Novelties. Cases, brushes, jewellery, clocks and purses.
Cover by the illustrator Albert Morrow.
Advertisement for the New York City theatre on Madison Avenue and 27th Street opened in 1890.
Humourous road map from Henley to Amersham to Wembley, and from Henley to Egham to Hyde Park. After James Fitton and H.J Hutchinson.
The Little Green Man or The Bath Bugaboo. Henry Cope, an eccentric from Bath who always dressed in green, only ate green vegetables and even had green furniture, was known for trying to engage fashionable ladies in conversation.
Advertisement for the freight company’s new London route for perishables. After Gustave Fraipont.
Skiing Cartoon: Winter sports in Switzerland. ‘They say it’s not really complicated’.
International Sleeping Car & European Express Train to the Rivera.
Fruit Jelly with serving suggestions.
In 1802 the MP for Middlesex Sir Francis Burdett was returned, however this was overturned two years later in favour of George Mainwaring, considered a puppet of William Pitt.
Depicting a scene from the Viktor Jose novel with the courtesan Alice Lamy, Baron de Rozenfeld and Lord Bath in the Cafe Anglais.
Ford Cars. ‘Enduring Charm’ slogan and river scene.
Woolsey Limousine. Entourage.
Lincoln Motor Company. Green Chassis.
Designed by Herbert McNair, Margaret and Francis MacDonald, who with Charles Rennie MacIntosh were known as ‘The Four’ of Scottish Art Nouveau.
Norway, the Baltic and the Mediterranean.
Pressed Steel Company, Oxford: Less Weight – More Strength – with P. S. C. one-piece construction.
Exposition of Henri-Gabriel Ibels, member of Les Nabis (The Prophets), an influential group of vant Garde artists.