[England]: ca. 1820. With thirty mounted watercolours, five large images ca. 20,5x14,5 cm (8 x 5 ¾ in) or slightly smaller, the rest are from ca. 14x12,5 cm (5 ½ x 4 ¾ in) to ca. 8x7,5 cm (3 ¼ x 3 in). Two watercolours with period ink notes on the lower margins. One portrait is in four copies, one - in three, and five are in two copies. Period black full sheep album with gilt stamped decorative border on the boards and the spine, moiré endpapers, all edges gilt. Album mildly rubbed on extremities but the watercolours are bright and sound. Overall a very good album.
Attractive album with costumes of English villagers of the Regency era showing a boy with a hayfork reading a letter, a girl with a rake, a woman wearing a bonnet, a boy in a turban, a child with a cat, a knight in armour, figures of children with baskets or twigs, a portrait of a female school master (copied from a French engraving) and others.
Price: $950.00 USD