Print shows Henry Clay, three-quarter length portrait, sitting at a table, facing right, holding a document dated "February 10th, 1821" presented to "Congress" as a resolution of support for the "Independence" ... more
One of the most important manuals devoted to the performance of early nineteenth-century quadrilles, Strathy divides this manual into two parts. Part one is an extensive treatment of exercises for the improveme... more
Print shows the mirrored curtain reflecting the audience at the Royal Coburg Theatre (Old Vic Theatre) and Ramo Samee, a juggler, magician, and sword swallower, juggling on stage.
Satire on the "monstrosities" of fashion of teh year, with the promenade of the fashionable in Hyde Park set against a background of the Achilles statue and the house of Park Lane.
"A burly sailor (right) sits with five other sailors, one a negro, and two perhaps being petty officers, drinking grog at a plank-table slung from the roof ..." (Source: George)