Moveable Shadows For The People

W. (William) Newman

Hand-colored lithographs

Great Britain

1857

7 1/4" x 5 1/4"

 

Published by Dean & Son

London

 

Cover and page from Moveable Shadows(B35).The book contains eight images.Each image when moved with a pull tab exposes a surprising shadow showing the character of the person. Newman produced two companion books of shadows a first and second series. This is the Second Series.

 

0941



Anonymous

Engraving

France

c.1850

1 3/4" x 2 1/2"

 

A page from Les Soirees De L'Enfance(B379).

 

1008



Henry Bursill

Colored lithograph

Great Britain

1860

9 1/2" x 7 1/4"

 

Cover and page from Henry Bursill's Hand Shadows(B37).

 

0942



Henry Bursill

Colored lithograph

Great Britain

1860

9 1/2" x 7 1/4"

 

Cover and page from Henry Bursill's Hand Shadows(B38).

 

0943





Shadows

C.H. Bennett

Wood engraving

Great Britain

c. 1860

7 1/2" x 5 1/4"

 

Cover and page from Shadows(B41) by C.H. Bennett. He published four books three of them were on hand shadows

 

0944



C.H. Bennett

Wood engraving

Great Britain

c. 1860

7 1/2" x 5 1/4"

 

Cover and page from Shadows(B42) by C.H. Bennett.

 

0945



C.H. Bennett

Wood engraving

Great Britain

c. 1860

7 1/2" x 5 1/4"

 

Cover and page from Shadows(B43) by C.H. Bennett.



Anonymous

Lithograph

Great Britain

c. 1865

9 1/2" x 7"

 

Cover and page from Lights & Shadows On The Wall-Political Celebrities(B45).

 

1386



Henry Bursill

Lithograph

Great Britain

c. 1885

10" x 7 1/2"

 

Cover and page from The Book of Shadows(B52). A book full of shadow prints by Henry Bursill but not attributed to him.


Anonymous

Colored liothograph

Great Britain

1889

7 1/2" x 5 1/4"

 

Cover from Hand Shadows on the Wall(B74). Book contains many unattributed images by Henry Bursill.

 

1392

 



Henry Bursill

Colored lithograph

America

c.1863

6 1/2" x 5"

 

Cover and page from Hand Shadows To Be Thrown Upon The Wall(B159). Book published by Henry B. Ashmead uses the work of Henry Bursill with out credit.


Anonymous

Wood engraving

Spain

1864

8" x 6"

 

Cover of El Diablo De La Cesta(B314)published by Juan Llorens, Barcelona.It includes a script for a shadow play.

 

1424




Anonymous

France

c.1880

14 1/2" x 11 1/4

 

Cover and pages from Ombres Chinoises animus(B275). A book with parts to assemble a little shadow theatre.

 

0947




Anonymous

Lithograph

Great Britain

1885

8 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

Cover and pages from Gomment Gela Se Fait(B197).

 

0949





Colored lithographs

The Netherlands

c. 1890

7" x 9"

 

The cover and several illustrations from the book Slagschaduw Beelden(B580).

 

4519



Pere Castor

France

c.1900

11" x 13"

 

Cover and pages from Theatre D'Ombres(B359).

 

0948



Cinema Infantil

Colored woodcut

Spain

1912

7 3/4" x 5 1/4"

 

Cover of a book on hand shadows called Cinema Infantil(B484).

 

2987



How It Is Done by Trewey

Anonymous

Woodcut

Great Britain

c. 1834

8 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

The fifth edition of a popular manual on how to make hand shadows by Felicien Trewey, the famous French entertainer. It includes a short biography of Trewey's life.