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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
Images in this Collection
Bless Me, What a Bump!
Mr. Cox's Perpetual Motion, A Prize in the Museum Lottery
Political Ravishment, or The Old Lady of Threadneedle-Street in Danger!
The Nursery; —with, Britannia reposing in Peace
Sandwich-Carrots! Dainty Sandwich Carrots
The Fashionable Mamma,—or—the Convenience of Modern Dress
The English Ladies Dandy Toy
Winding up to a pitch the Automaton Scaramouch, --or--, Harlequin Courier’s Delight
The Moving Panorama or Spring Garden Rout
Dido in Despair!
Exaltation of Faro’s Daughters
Patience on a Monument
The Siege of Blenheim, or the New System of GUNNING Discover'd
La Promenade en Famille – a Sketch from Life
Calves' Heads and Brains or a Phrenological Lecture
Secur'd from Flight
Shaving by Steam
The Art of Lying Burlesqued in an Account of A Wonderful Flight or Journey from France to Gibraltar, America, &c. Related by an Eminent Author
Recreations in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy, Plate XVII
“Plate XVII” features ten figures that accompany a section of the text discussing optical illusions and tricks. Figures 52 and 53 depict an illusion using decanters of water and a concave mirror....
From the Collection:
Department of Special Collections, Memorial Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI