Sanssouci Teleorama

Hand-colored etching

Germany

1825

4 1/2" x 6" x 29"

 

A view of the former summer palace of of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, and its terraced gardens. Published by H. F. Müller.

 

4518



Optique No. 4, Promenade De Longchamps

Colored lithograph

France

c.1827

4 3/4" x 5 1/2" x 20"

 

A view of part of the Champs Elysees known as Promenade De Longchamps.

 

2970



A View of The Tunnel under the Thames, as it will appear when completed

Hand-colored aquatint

Great Britain

1828

4 1/2" x 5 3/4" x 24"

 

Published by M. Gouyn, London. This is a view of what the tunnel will look like when completed

 

0671



Thames Tunnel

Hand-colored etching

Great Britain

1828

3 1/4" x 4 3/4" x 17

 

Published by Silvester & Co., London. This was one of many peepshows to commemorate the building of the Thames Tunnel. This one was published just before the beginning of construction. It took the French engineer, Marc Isambard Brunel, eighteen years to complete the tunnel.

 

0672


Der Thames

Hand-colored lithograph

Germany

c. 1830

4 1/2" x 5 1/2" x 21"

 

In its original slip cover a view of Brunel's Thames Tunnel.

 

0673



Hand-colored etching

Germany

c. 1830

3 1/4" x 4 1/8" x 10"

 

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

 

 

0661



Hand-colored etching

Germany

c. 1830

3 1/8" x 4 1/8" x 10"

 

A miniature peepshow showing a grand procession.

 

 

0662



Der Seehaeen

Hand-colored lithograph

The Netherlands

c. 1830

3 3/8" x 4 3/8" x 11"

 

 

0670



Palais Royal

Hand-colored lithograph

France

c. 1830

5 1/8" x 7 3/8" x 18"

 

A three hole peepshow, with a main view of the interior of the Palais Royal and two views down long outdoor corridors in the original slipcover.

 

 

0667



Diorama

Hand-coslored etching

Great Britain

c. 1830

2 1/2" x 3" x 15"

 

Although titled Diorama this is a small folding peepshow and instead of a peep hole one views the peepshow from the back and sees the reflected in a mirror on the backside of the cover.

 

3879


Moskau 1812

Colored etching

France

c. 1835

Diameter:4 1/2", expanded:5"

 

Unusual circular concertina peepshow with a transparent back. Hold the back toward light and you can view Napoleon, with his troops, by a fire and in the background Moscow is burning.

 

0660



La féte du Bairam à Constantinople

Hand-colored lithograph

Germany

c. 1835

6 3/4" x 9" x 28"

 

A view of a market in Constantinople with one main viewing hole and another four smaller holes for views of side panels.

 

 

0663




Constantinopel

Hand-colored etching

Continental

c. 1835

5 1/2" x 9" x 23"

 

This peepshow has three viewing holes, contains seven panels, and shows a busy Constantinopel with Saint Sofia on the last panel.

 

0664



Der grofse Kanal von Venedig

Hand-colored line engraving

Continental

c. 1835

5 1/2" x 7 1/4" x 24"

 

A six panel view down the Grand Canal in Venice

 

 

0665




Panorama Tuileries

Hand-colored lithograph cover and panels

France

c. 1840

Box:7" x 9 1/4" x 1 1/4"; panels:5" x 7 1/2"

 

Lovely box announcing a panorama, but inside are panels which make up a peepshow view. Sellers often used phrases that were popular at the moment to sell their wares.

 

2091



History of The Thames Tunnel

Azulay

Hand-colored lithograph

Great Britain

c. 1845

8 1/4" x 7" x 21"

 

A peepshow with three viewing holes. the top hole provides a view of the Thames River and the bottom two show the promenade in the tunnel.

 

1148




Spooner's Perspective View of The Great Exhibition

Chromolithograph

Great Britain

1851

6 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 23"

 

A view of the interior of the Great Exhibition designed by George Bragg and published by William Spooner. In it's original case.

 

0666



Lane's Telescopic View of Her Majesty Opening The Great Exhibition

Chromolithograph

Great Britain

1851

7 1/2" x 6" x 17"

 

Designed by Rawlins and published by C.A. Lane, London. This is a view of the interior of the Great Exhibition.

 

1147




The Interior of the Crystal Palace in London

Chromolithograph

Great Britain

1851

7” x 8 ¾” x 20”

 

4424



Rome Et Ses Monuments

Hand-colored lithograph

France

1867

5 1/2" x 7 1/2" x 19"

 

One of a series of peepshows ( in its original slipcover) showing various popular locations published by Haguenthal, Paris, in l867 for the L'Exposition Universelle De Paris.

 

0668




Panorama der Berliner Gewerbe-Ausstellung

Colored relief cut

Germany

1896

6 1/4" x 4 3/4" x 15"

 

A folding peepshow of the World's Fair in Berlin in its slipcase.

 

4311


The World of Tomorrow- New York World's Fair

Offset lithograph

America

1939

5" x 6 1/2" x 24"

 

Copyrighted by Elizabeth Sage Hare & Warren Chappell. This peepshow,in it's original slipcover, was done to commemorate the 1939 World's Fair in Flushing , New York.

 

0674



Shell In Winter & Summer

Colored relief cut

Great Britain

c. 1950

5 ¾” x 9 ¼” x 18”

 

4425

 

 



Coronation Peep-Show Book

Edwin Smith

Colored relief cut

Great Britain

1953

8” x 7 ½” x 20”

 

A view of the crowning of the Queen by the Archbishop go Canterbury in Westminster Abbey.

 

4226



Colored relief cut

Great Britain

6” x 7” x 20”

 

A view down the Mall toward Buckingham Palace.

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