Anonymous

Hand-colored etchings

The Netherlands

c. 1800

2 3/4" x 1 1/2"

 

 

A lotto game in original box with fifty cards,including a man with a magic lantern and a man with a peepshow.

 

1273



Der Guckkasten

Anonymous

Hand-colored etching

Germany

c. 1800

detail:5" x 5", plate:13" x 16"

 

A sheet showing different performers at a fair.

 

4416

 

 



Carlo Lasinio(1759-1838)

Engraving

Italy

c. 1800

Image: 23 1/2" x 17"

 

Peepshow image is one of 12 prints in a portfolio(B399) with the title page showing all the images in the folio of Florentine characters.

 

 

0738


Raree-Show

Thomas L. Busby

Hand-colored etching

Great Britain

c. 1800

5" x 3 1/2"

 

0766


The Large Peepshow

Kitagawa Utamaro

Colored woodblock

Japan

1802

15" x 10"

 

A print from the series Fashionable Comparisons of Precious Children.

 

0901



Martin Engelbrecht

Engraving

Germany

1803

Image: 1" x 1 1/2", 5 1/2" x 7 1/2"

 

This  sheet made by Martin Engelbrecht, famous for his sets of peepshow views, shows a variety of "cries" including a man with a peepshow.

1251



Christian Gottfried Henrich Geissler(1770-1844)

Hand-colored acquatint

1804

Germany

4 1/2" x 6"

 

One of twelve illustrations by Geissler from a set of booklets Scenes from the Leipzig Fair showing two large peepshows next to each other.

 

0768


Hyde Park Corner: A Showman

Anonymous

Hand-colored engraving

Great Britain

1804

Image:6" x 4 3/4", page:10" x 8"

 

A page from Modern Lonon; Being the History and Present State of the British Metropolis, London(B250).

 

1364


The Halfpenny Showman

William Henry Payne

Hand-colored acquatint

Great Britain

1805

13" x 9 1/2"

 

A plate from Payne's The Costumes of Great Britain(B244).

 

0770


The Showman

Anonymous after Thomas Rowlandson

Hand-colored etching

Great Britain

1806

10" x 7 1/4"

 

0772



Raree Show

Anonymous

Engraving

America

1810

4 1/4" x 3 1/2"

 

Page from: The Alphabet of Goody Two Shoes(B 398). Published by Johnson & Warner,Philadelphia, 1810.

 

0773



A Bundle of Truths

George Cruikshank

Hand-colored etching

Great Britain

1811

12" x 9 1/2"

 

A peg-legged seller of sundries dominates this image. He holds a bottle of Irish whiskey in one hand, another bottle is visible in his coat pocket, and he is singing

a song about a Bundle of Truths. To the left a man entertains children with his peepshow views.

 

A black and white and color copy of this print.

 

0774/1232



Thomas Rowlandson

Hand-colored engraving

Great Britain

c.1813

Image: 1 1/2" x 1 1/2", strip: 12" x 1 1/2"

 

 

0765


Thomas Rowlandson

Hand-colored etching

Great Britain

c.1813

2 1/4" x 2 3/4"

 

Part of a page from Thomas Rowlandson's book: A Pretty Picture Book for Good Children.

 

1135


Lanterna Magica

Bartolommeo Pinelli

Hand colored engraving

Italy

c. 1816

 

0776

 


Lanterna Magica

Bartolommeo Pinelli

Hand colored engraving

Italy

1831

12" x 17"

 

 

0778


Lanterna Magica

Anonymous after Bartolommeo Pinelli

Watercolor

Italy

c. 1835

6 3/8" x 10"

 

0779



Raree-Show

Thomas L. Busby

Engraving

Great Britain

1818

5" x 3 1/2"

 

From Leigh's New Picture of London (B374) or, a view of the political, religious, medical, literary, municipal commercial, and moral state of the British metropolis. Includes 24 engravings of street sellers and entertainers.

 

0767


Peepshow

Anonymous

Lithograph

France

c 1819

4 1/4" x 2 5/8"

 

A card from a boxed set of tangram cards "Le casse-Tete" from Paris ca 1819

 

0781


Carl Lang

Hand-colored engraving

Germany

c. 1820

6" x 4 3/4"

 

Frontispiece from Der Kleine mit dem Guckkasten,Leipzig(B397).

 

1692



Catchpenny print

Christian Martin Trummer (1785-1822)

Engraving

Germany

c. 1820

10" x 12 1/2

 

0792


La Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Hand-colored Etching

France

c. 1820

Two page spread: 7 1/2' x 10"

 

Part of a  46 page scrapbook with figures pasted in.

 

0782



La petite Cutiosité

Anonymous

Hand-colored etching

France

c. 1820

8 1/2" x 12 1/2" (plate mark)

 

4683

 

 


Ceci Vous Represente

Francois Grenier

Lithograph

France

c. 1820

8" x 6"

 

0794


Untitled

J. Baptiste

Lithograph

France

c. 1820

5 1/2" x 7"

 

0795


Raree Show

T. Rowlandson

Hand-colored etching

Great Britain

c. 1820

4 1/2" x 2 3/4"

 

0783




The Cries of London

Anonymous

Wood puzzle-hand colored etching mounted on cardboard

Great Britain

c. 1820

12" x 15"

 

A boxed puzzle entitled The Cries of London and sold by William Darton's, 58 Holborn Hill, London.

 

0799


La Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Hand-colored etching

France

c. 1820

5" x 4"

 

0784


La Piece Curieuse

Antonio Beranger

Lithograph

France

c. 1820

8 1/4" x 6 1/4"

 

 

1157


Satyr

Anonymous

Copper engraving

Germany

1820

5 1/8" x 3 1/8"

 

A plate from the book Anekdotenalmanach auf das Jahr by Karl Müchler Published in Berlin.

 

 

0791

 

 



The Angry Monkey

Wm. Draper

Engraving

Great Britain

c. 1820

13 1/2" x 16 1/2"

 

0787


Men of China, A Man With A Raree-Show

Anon

Colored Lithograph

Great Britain

c. 1820

7 1/4" x 8"

 

0762


Anonymous

Etching & engraving

Great Britain

1821

Image: 3" x 2 1/4", page:5 1/2" x 3 1/2"

 

Frontispiece from The Automatical Camera-Obscure(B461).

 

1740


Jamie The Showman

Thomas Hodgetts after Robert Edmonstone

Hand-colored mezotint

Great Britain

1823

18" x 14 1/2"

 

The street urchin giving the showman a hotfoot is a "Blue-coat Boy" (a charity student at the school attached to Christ Hospital) and the coat is the school uniform.

 

0797


Anonymous

Hand-colored aquatint

England

1824

10 1/4" x 21 1/2"

 

Published by John Frederick Setchel in 1824 this fan-leaf print depicting Bartholomew Fair of 1721.

 

3667





Colored lithographs

c.1825

3 1/4" x 4 1/8"

 

Children view through a looking glass at the top of a toy-ladden table at a fair with many wonderous things including a child looking in a peepbox.

 

0661

 

 



Anonymous

Hand-colored etching

France

1826

Image: 2 1/2" x 2 1/4" page:6" x 3 1/2"

 

A page from L'Invalide (B492).

 

2901



The Show Man

Anonymous

Great Britain

Engraving

1827

6 3/4" x 5 3/4" (color image)

7 1/2" x 6" (black and white image)

 

0846/0847



Anonymous

Colored engraving

Germany

1828

Image: 2 1/4" x 2 1/4", page:6 1/2" x 4"

 

From title page of Die Welt in Kleinen, Nurnberg(B393).

 

0800


Marktschryer

E. Chiewitz

Hand-colored etching

Continental

c. 1830

10" x 8 1/2"

 

The text under the print reads: Markschreyer, Fifat fifat scharmante Margret Schöne spileverke unt schöne raritet."

 

3134


Anonymous

Hand-colored etching

France

c. 1830

4 1/2" x 6 1/2"

 

1184

 



Nurnberg Bei Fr. Campe

Anonymous

Hand-colored etching

Germany

c. 1830

Image: 1" x 1", page:11 1/2" x 8 1/4"

 

 

0801



The PEEP Show

Theodore Lane

Wood engraving

Great Britain

1831

Image: 2 3/4" x 3 1/2", page:20" x 12 1/2"

 

An uncut sheet of prints designed by Theodore Lane and engraved by John Thompson for the book:THE SHOW FOLKS by Egan Pierce.

 

0808


The PEEP Show

Theodore Lane

Wood engraving

Great Britain

1831

2 3/4" x 3 1/2"

 

An illustration from the book:THE SHOW FOLKS by Egan Pierce(B271).

 

0809


A Show Up

John Doyle

Lithograph

England

1832

11 1 1/2" x 14 1/2"

 

A political cartoon where John Bull(the public) leans over to see what is advertised as "new views of the glorious triumph of new reform" and as he looks his pocket is picked by a representative of the State.

 

0802


Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

From:Le Charivari

Steel Engraving

France

1833

9 1/2" x 12"

 

 

0813


Paying For Peeping

C.J. Grant

Lithograph

Great Britain

1835

3 1/2" x 3 1/2"

 

0822


La Lanterne Magique

Anon

Engraving

France

c. 1835

11 1/4" x 8"

 

Labeled La Lanterne Magique this print of a peepshow shows Cupid showing a young woman what probably is her potential love.

 

4130


La Laterna Magica

Anonymous

Wood engraving

Italy

1837

Image: 4 1/4" x 2 1/2", page:5 3/4" x 3 1/2"

 

Frontispiece from Il Vicino Raimondo (B546). Image titled La Lanterna Magica is a peepshow not a magic lantern.

 

4123



Die Börse in Stettin

Anonymous

Etching & engraving

France

1839

Image:4 1/4" x 6 1/2", page: 7 1/2" x 11 1/4"

 

2098



Honore Daumier

Lithograph

France

1839

13 1/2" x 10 1/4"

 

This print, given to me by the great collector Werner Nekes is from a set of 60 prints, called Moeurs Conjulgles, satirizing married life. Nekes said I might consider it a moving peepshow.

 

2473


Pieces Curieuses

Paul Gavarni

Lithograph

France

1839

6" x 7 1/2"

 

A plate from Lecons Et Conseils(B85) a portfolio of prints by Paul Gavarni.

 

0812


Sergeant Bell and His Raree-Show

George Cruikshank

Wood engraving

England

1839

4" x 3 1/2"

 

Frontispiece from Sergeant Bell and His Raree-Show by George Mogridge. Published in 1839 by Thomas Tegg, No.73 Cheapside, London(B107).

 

In this edition the showman describes Bartholomew Fair as a very dangerous gathering ending his talk with "This is the place(the peepshow) where great and small may see a fair without a fall."

 

0815



La Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Lithograph

France

c. 1840

7 1/2" x 10 1/2"

 

4348


Royal Raree Show

George Cruikshank

Wood engraving

England

1848

2" x 2 1/2"

 

From the book Sergeant Bell and His Raree-Show by George Mogridge. Published in 1848 by Joseph A. Speed, 96 Cherry St., Philadelphia(B106).

 

0816



Political Showbox

John Doyle

Lithograph

United Kingdom

1840

11 1/2" x 14 1/2"

 

A black & white and colored version of a satirical print where John Bull is looking in a peepshow at the past glories of British successes in Syria and China and while enjoying these triumphs, Daniel O'Connell and other agitators are trying to cause problems much closer to home in Ireland.

 

0803/0804



Diableries

Eugene Le Poittevin

Lithograph

France

c. 1840

12" x 15 1/2"

 

1153


Demonology & Witchcraft #6

Henry Heath

Lithograph

Great Britain

c. 1840

9 1/2" x 13 3/4"

 

A sheet from "A Caricaturist's Scrapbook". Image of peepshow should be compared to the item above.

 

3133


The Fair

Anonymous

Wood engraving

England

1840

3" x 3"

 

0867



Anonymous

Colored wood engraving

France

c. 1840

Image: 1 3/4" x 2 1/2", page: 9 1/2" x 6 1/2"

 

One of eleven pages of a scrapbook.

 

1250



Nouvelles Fantaisies

Anonymous

Colored wood engraving

France

c. 1840

16 1/2" x 11 1/2"

 

3789


Anonymous

Lithograph

Germany

c. 1840

4" x 5 1/4"

 

 

0811



Anonymous

Hand-colored wood engraving

Great Britain

c.1840

9 1/2" x 6 1/2"

 

A page from Grandpapa Easy's New and Original Pictorial Books(B121).

 

0788



Anon

Lithograph

France

c. 1840

Plate: 6 1/2" x 5"/detail: 1 1/4" x 1"

 

1737


L' Optique

 

 

0819



Optique A L'usage En L'instruction De La Jeunesse

Anonymous

Hand-colored lithograph

France

c. 1840

10" x 7 1/2"

 

A metamorphic image. Open the flap and a erotic image is exposed.

 

0823


Untitled

Eugène Hippolyte Forest

France

Lithograph

c. 1840

9" x 8 1/2"

 

0824


Tire La Ficelle Ma Femme

Victorin Focily

Watercolor

France

c. 1840

9" x 7"

 

1172


Tire La Ficelle Ma Femme

Eugene Hippolyte Forest

Lithograph

France

c. 1840

13" x 10"

 

 

0827


Musee Omnibus

Duriez after F. Marohn

Hand colored engraving

France

c. 1840

18" x 22 3/4"

 

0828


Le Militorama

H. Bellange

Lithograph

France

c. 1840

8" x 8 1/4"

 

0829


The Peep-Show

George Cruikshank

Great Britain

Wood engraving

1842

2 1/2" x 2 1/2"

 

0830


Zirngibler und Guckkästner

T.H. Hoseman

Colored engraving

Germany

1843

6" x 3 1/2"

 

From title page of Berlin wie es ißt ind trinket by Adolf Brennglas,Leipzig(B392).

 

0831


The Post-Office Peep Show

Anonymous

Great Britain

Wood engraving

1843

4 1/2" x 7"

 

In this print Sir Robert Peel who became head of the Post Office in 1843 is waving a penny-stamp letter while inviting all foreigners to see how splendidly the Post Office works now that he got rid of Rowland Hill, creator of the penny post.

 

0832


Anonymous

Colored lithograph

Great Britain

1846

6 3/4" x 4 1/2"

 

A page from Rural pickings, London(B369).

 

0854



Perspectivcassen

Anonymous

Lithograph

Bergen, Norway

1846

6" x 8"

 

One sheet from the bookMarkedscener which contains twelve prints; each coming with an accompanying text. This print includes three peepshows and a tent in the background entitled Panorama.

 

0793


Der Guckkastenmann

G. Klaus afteer Georg Ferdinand Waldmuller

Etching

Germany

1847

8" x 10"

 

1160



Kris Kringle's Raree Show

Anonymous

Wood engraving

America

1847

8 1/2" x 6 3/4"

 

Cover and page from Kris Kringle's Raree Show(B210)

Philadelphia.

 

0850


Anonymous

Wood engraving

Italy

1848

9" x 12"

 

Pulcinella pulling the strings of his peepshow. A page from magazine L'Arlecchino dated August 10,1848.

 

4045


Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Steel engraving

France

1848

8 5/8" x 10 1/2

 

0814

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