Object Title

Prints

Prints

Date

1771-1799

Object Number

I.698 1-7

Provenance

From the Library of Sir James Gow Mann, Master of the Armouries 1939-1962. Part of a portfolio of miscellaneous prints of arms and armour, labelled: 'Purchased from Guntrip of Tonbridge, Dec., 1951 - apparently ex-Baron de Cosson (with his handwriting on a print of a pistol).'

Physical Description

All from the first edition and including the publisher's name and date. The majority foxed and trimmed.
From Volume I:
1. 'A soldier of the time of K. James Ist, armed with a Caliver.'. 'N.C. Goodnight sculpt.'
Ordered to be placed opposite p. 148 in the instructions to the binder.
2. a. b. 'Crosse bowe.' 'Pubd. 20 April, 1788 by S. Hooper. J. Newton sculp.'
Ordered to be placed opposite p. 155 in the instructions to the binder.
3. 'Infantry'. 'Pub. 16 April 1788 by S. Hooper. N.C. Goodnight sculpt.'
Ordered to be placed opposite p. 165 in the instructions to the binder.


From Volume II:
4. 'Military Punishments.' 'James Sparrow sc. Published May 31 1788 by S. Hooper.'
Ordered to be placed opposite p. 199 in the instructions to the binder.
5. 'Artillery Pl. 1' 'Pubd. for S. Hooper.'
Ordered to be placed after p. 322 in the instructions to the binder.
6. 'Ancient Gun, called Mons Meg.' 'Published 8 aug. 1788 by S. Hooper.'
Ordered to be placed after p. 322 in the instructions to the binder.
7. 'The Lyonors, a Machine for defending a Breach.' 'Pubd. Augt. 22 1788 by S. Hooper.'
Ordered to be placed opposite p. 337 in the instructions to the binder.

Associations

Places Britain

Bibliographic References

Francis Grose, Military Antiquities, respecting a History of the English Army, London, 1786-8.