Object Title

Poster

Poster

Date

1825-1835

Object Number

I.215 2

Provenance

Purchased Sotheby's Illustrated Book Sale, 26 July, 1984, Lot 463. Ex Gardner Collection: see Sale Catalogue in Dr. Williams' Tower Scrapbook, I.287, May, 1924: lots 2061-3 contained 86 items relating to the Tower Menagerie.

Physical Description

One of a group of eight posters advertising the 19th century Tower Menagerie, listing the attractions. All have rust marks, from paper clips.
2. Another, identical text and lay-out, printed in red, with a note at the bottom: 'Visited Aug. 8 1826. Besides the Feles etc. I have marked, there were 2 Lionesses, one that formerly at A. Wests.' Trimmed: mounted on paper. Numbered '41/3' in top right hand corner of mount.

Dimensions

FramedDepth3mm
FramedHeight630mm
FramedWidth360mm

Associations

Places England

Notes

2: Conserved May, 1995. Framed Sept 1999.