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Old English Cuts and Illustrations

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Old English Cuts and Illustrations
This is a collection of English catchpenny prints - woodcuts from the London print maker Bowles and Carver, produced in the late Eighteenth century. A unique collection of visual folk art and street art of the period 1780 - 1790. Images: Comic characters, animals, emblems, symbols, farms , naval heroes, high and low society from carters to kings and queens, games for children, Harlequin and street theatre, London tradesmen and scenes, Quakers, butchers, bakers, kites and zebras, comic geography : the Isle of Man - made from a man, the Isle of Dogs - made from Dogs. Charming and unique collection of huge interest to historian and print collector.

Illustrations: 257 woodcut images.
Author: Bowles and Carver
Size: A4
Format: Paperback
Copyright: Permission Free

ISBN 13: 9780486225692
ISBN 10: 0486225690

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