1849 im Berliner Guckkasten

T.H. Hoseman

Colored engraving

Germany

1850

6 1/2" x 4"

 

From title page of Berlin wie es ißt ind trinket by Adolf Brennglas,Leipzig(B391).

 

0835

 


Guckkasten

Anonymous

Lithograph

Germany

c. 1850

6" x 7 1/4"

 

0810


The Wonderful Peep-Show

Anonymous

Wood engraving

Great Britain

c. 1850

Image: 7" x 5 1/2", page 8 1/2" x 6 3/4"

 

Frontispiece of an eight page booklet with stories and illustrations published by William Walker & Sons(B406).

 

 

0807



Der Guckkasten

Anonymous

Colored engraving

Germany

c. 1850

8" x 6 1/2"

 

A plate from an untitled book (B481) with accompanying text. It begins: "Come here you children big and small and peep into my show for little money" and ends It's over now and you must pay."

 

2793


Peep Show

Anonymous

Hand-colored lithograph

Great Britain

c. 1850

6 12" x 8 1/4"

 

A print from a series entitled Scenes of London.

 

3836



Bilder und Sprüche

Anonymous

Germany

Letterpress and etching with hand coloring

c. 1850

Image: 3" x 2 1/4", page 15 1/2" x 12 1/2"

 

0790



The Peep Show

Anonymous

Hand-colored wood engraving

Great Britain

c.1850

7" x 4 3/4"

 

A page from Uncle Phillip's Tales for Young Chilren, published by A. Park, Finsbury, London(B407).

 

0806



Peepshow

Anonymous

Engraving

France

c.1850

2" x 2 1/4"

 

Page from: Les Beaux Jours du Jeune Age(B378). Book also includes a page with magic lantern show.

 

0837


La Lanterne Chinoise

L. Lassalle after F. Boucher

Lithograph

France

c. 1850

9" x 7"

 

0838


The Showman

Anonymous

Hand-colored etching in acquatint

Great Britain

c. 1850

7" x 9"

 

Part of a set of four etchings showing rural English scenes

 

0839



TALES FOR CHILDREN

Anonymous

Wood engraving

Great Britain

c. 1850

6 3/4" x 6 1/4"

 

Title page from childrens' book published by J. Scoggins,Ipswich(B390).

 

0805



Polichinelle

Anonymous

Engraving

France

c.1850

6" x 4"

 

Page from: Alphabet Pour Les Enfants(B357).

 

0841

 



Optique

Bouchos

Hand-colored engraving

France

c. 1850

8 1/2" x 5 3/4"

 

A page from: Alphabet Pittoresque(B212).

 

0842


Old Raree-Show

Anonympis

Wood engraving

Great Britain

c. 1850

7" x 5"

 

Modeled after Laroon's image of Old Harry, a well known London showman.

 

2094



F.F.

Graphite on paper

France

1851

5 1/2" x 3 3/4"

 

Etching

France

1858

7 1/4 x 5 1/4"

0843

 

A sketch and print of a man showing two boys views in a peepbox. The print is contained in the Journal Pour Tous.

 

 

0843A


Anonymous

Colored wood engraving

France

c. 1864

11" x 9"

 

a page from the book Des Kindes erste Bilderschau (B572).

 

4349


Le Spectre Rouge

C.H. Vernier

Pencil and paint

France

c.1852

9 1/2" x 13 3/4"

 

L'ere Des Cesars Le Spectre Rouge a political cartoon with the transformation of a stately Cesar through a peepbox

 

0845


Seeing

H.K. Browne (Phiz)

Wood engraving

Great Britain

c. 1852

8" x 10"

 

From a series entitled Illustration of the Five Senses.

 

1489


La Lanterne Magique

G. Engelmann

Lithograph

France

1858

13" x 10"

 

Sheet music entitled La Lanterne magique accompanied by the illustration by G. engelmann.

0848


Les Métamorphoses De Jour par Grandville

J.J. Grandville

Woodcut

France

22" x 27"

 

A broadside advertising the new publication of Granville's Métamorphoses. Thes 70 images of human bodies with animal faces were first printed in loose form in 1828 and were published as a book in 1854. The broadside takes the form of a peepshow to illustrate four of the images.

 

 

4642

 


Kocmopama

Anonymous

Engraving

Russia

1858

13 3/4" x 12 1/2"

 

0844



Kijkkast

Anonymous

Wood engraving

The Netherlands

c. 1860

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

 

One of three children's books with stories and illustrations.

 

4139




Peep Show Picture Book

Anonymous

Color lithograph

Great Britain

c.1860

7 1/2" x 6 1/2"

 

 Images from Peep Show Picture Book,Published by Dean & Son, London(B231) . Cover shows children gathered around a peepshow. Book contains many pages with changing pictures. The faces remain the same and there are overlay pages with different costumes.

 

0851



Der Guckkasten

Anonymous

Germany

c. 1860

Image: 4 3/8" x 5 3/4

 

0852


Lanterne Magique

Boilly

Colored lithograph

France

c. 1860

4" x 6"

 

0857


Berliner Stadtklatsch

Anonymous

Lithograph

Germany

1861

6 1/2" x 4 1/2"

 

0853


LA LANTERNE MAGIQUE DE L'AVENIR

Charles Vernier

Lithograph

France

1862

9" x 8 1/2"

 

Page taken from the publication Le Charivari

 

3479



La Verre

M. Bioto after Ed Renard

Hand-colored wood engraving

France

1862

11" x 15 1/4"

 

0859


Anonymous

Letterpress and etching

Germany

1866

Image: 4 1/2" x 5 1/4", page:11 3/4" x 8 3/4"

 

0879



Der Jahrmarkt

Anonymous

Colored engraving

Germany

1867

8 1/4" x 6 1/4"

 

One of six mechanical pages from Der Lustige Kasperle(B57).Printed by Löwensohn in Fürth.

 

0856


La Lanterne Magique

Regnier after Jules-Marie Deeandre

Hand-colored lithograph

France

c.1870

12" x 9"

 

0860



Anonymous

Colored lithograph

France

c. 1870

8 1/2" x 11 1/2"

 

A page from Une Partie de Plaisir(B269).

 

0836


A Lyceum Show

Anonymous

Woodcut

Great Britain

1870

3" x 2"

 

3307


A Street in Pekin

A. Marie after M. Thompson

Hand-colored wood engraving

Great Britain

c. 1870

8 1/2" x 6"


Illusionnorama

Lefman after eug. Ladreyt

Hand-colored(stenciled)wood engraving

France

1872

9" x 8"

 

The sign able the peepshow reads "For 10c. you can see the woman you love and for 25c. you can see the woman you don't love,"

 

0864


Anonymous

Wood engraving

Germany

c. 1875

9" x 6 1/2"

 

3477


The Pretty Mar-mo-set

Anonymous

Colored line block

Great Britain

1875

5 1/2" x 3 1/2"

 

Cover from The Pretty Mar-mo-set, by Mrs. George Cupples, London(B160).

 

0871


Cham

Lithograph

France

1878

image: 9 1/2" x 8" /sheet: 16" x 11 1/2"

 

A page from Le Charivari.

 

4120

 

 


Grand Congress Peep Show

Anonymous

Etching

Great Britain

1878

9 3/4" x 7 1/2"

 

1158



The German Fair

Anonymous

Engraving

Germany

c. 1880

17" x 13"

 

Published by William Englemann, Leipzig.

 

0869


Street Scene In Pekin

A. Marie after M. Thompson

Hand-colored wood engraving

Great Britain

c. 1880

6" x 8 1/2"

 

0873


Raree Show At Lin-Sin-Choo

G. Pater after T. Allom

Engraving

Great Britain

c. 1880

5 1/4" x 7 1/2"

 

0874



The Penny Show

Anonymous

Wood engraving

America

c.1880

7 3/4" x 5 1/2"

 

A page from: The Royal Picture Alphabet(B219) published by Lee & Shepard, Boston.

 

0875


De Nieuwe Kukkast

Anonymous

Colored lithograph

The Netherlands

c. 1880

8" x 5 1/4"

 

Cover of De Nieuwe Kukkast, Leiden(B204).

 

1152


The Glorious Battle of Sinope

Anonymous

Wood engraving

Great Britain

c. 1880

Image: 3 1/2" x 3 1/2", page: 11" x 8 1/2"

 

A page from an issue of Punch

 

3102



PETITE LOTERIE MILITAIRE COMIQUE

Anonymous

Hand-colored wood engraving

France

c. 1880

15 1/2' x 11 1/2"

 

1230



Grand Diorama Universe

Lefman after G. Frison

Line cut

France

c.1880

11 1/4" x 10"

 

The showman is costumed as Bobéche, who along with Galimafré played a comic double act in front of threaders on the Boulevard de Temple. His name and costume became synonymous with fairgrounds.

0877/0878


Morning In London: A Raree Show

Anonymous

Wood engraving

Great Britain

c. 1880

5" x 3"

 

0866


Anonymous

Photo relief line cut

France

c. 1880

2" x 5 3/4"

 

A silouette card from possibly a shadow toy showing a scene at a fair including a man looking into a peepbox, having his pocket picked with an official right behing about to apprehend the thief.

 

1278


Anonymous

Wood engraving

America

c. 1880

5 1/2" x 7 1/4"

 

Page taken from 'Home Entertainment or Evenings with the Magic Lantern'

 

3794


Moeurs de Peuples de L'Orient

Anonymous

Lithograph

France

1880

8" x 12"

 

3458


Moeurs Des Peuples De L'Orient, Tributaires De L'Angleterre

Delhalt Nancy

Lithograph

France

c. 1880

Image: 2 3/4" x 2 1/16",page:9 1/2" x 14"

 

0858


Messrs. Toole and Paul Bedford's Peepshow

Anon

Etching

Great Britain

c. 1880

4 1/2" x 4 1/2"

 

0881


Peep-Show

Anonymous

Woodcut

America

1880

Image: 3" x 4 1/2", page:10 1/2" x 8"

 

A page  from Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly(B 198).

 

1394



Sketches in Alexandria

Montbard

Wood engraving

Great Britain

1882

Image: 4 1/2" x 3", page: 16" x 11 1/2"

 

A page from the Sept. 2, 1882 issue of The London Illustrated News.

 

1290


Napoleon Crossing The Alps

Anonymous(F. Opper)

Colored lithograph

Great Britain

1884

8" x 10 1/2"

 

0876


Meissonier

Anonymous

Lithograph

France

1884

12 1/2" x 9"

 

0885


Honore Daumier

Lithograph

France

1887

9 3/4"" x 9"

 

A page from an issue of the magazine Actualites.

 

1150


Through Green Glasses

Anonymous

Colored line cut

Great Britain

1888

6 1/2" x 4"

 

Cover from Through Green Glasses by F. M. Allen, London(B252).

 

1365



Anonymous

Wood engravings

The Netherlands

c. 1890

3" x 1 3/4"

 

1520

 

Part of small grouping cut-out silhouettes including man with peepshow.



Country Fair

Anonymous

Lithograph on card stock

Great Britain

c. 1890

Each panel: 7 3/8" x 9 1/8

 

0889


Peep Show

Anonymous

Colored chromo lithograph

America

c.1890

9 3/4" x 6 1/2"

 

A page from Peep Show, New York(B368).

 

0882

 


The Children's Peep Show

Anonymous

Color relief cut

America

c. 1890

8 3/4" x 11"

 

1166


The Peep Show

H. Tuck

Engraving

Great Britain

1894

8" x 6 3/4"

 

0883


Only A Penny

Anonymoous after H.G. Glindoni

Colored line cut

Great Britain

c. 1900

9" x 6 1/2"

 

0890


Royal Exhibition

W. Rainey

Colored relief line cut

Great Britain

c. 1900

10" x 8 1/2"

 

1164


Lanterne Magique Du High-Life Tailor

B. Molock

Relief halftone

France

c. 1900

5" x 4 1/4"

 

1161


The Peep Show

Anon

Calotype

China

c. 1900

5 1/4" x 3 1/4"

 

This postcard was published by Maciavish & Co., Shanghai.

 

0903


The Peep-Show

Anonymous

Relief halftone

Great Britain

1907

8" x 5 1/2"

 

Published in Chatterbox

 

0891


La Boite d'Optique

Maggie Salcedo

Colored lithograph

France

c.1920

4 1/2" x 4 1/2"

 

0893

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