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HEW 11.11.1

Timbs, John, 1801-1875. Club life of London : with anecdotes of the clubs, coffee houses, and taverns of the metropolis, during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, extra-illustrated: Index.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Widener Memorial Room
Call No.: HEW 11.11.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Timbs, John, 1801-1875.
Title: John Timbs Club life of London : with anecdotes of the clubs, coffee houses, and taverns of the metropolis, during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, extra-illustrated,
Date(s): 1866.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 lineaar feet (17 volumes)
Abstract: Index to watercolors, engravings and other items inserted into John Timbs, Club life of London (London : Richard Bentley, 1866).

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

From the Harry Elkins Widener Collection.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
These volumes are shelved in Widener Library in the Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Room. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Timbs Club Life of London : with Anecdotes of the Clubs, Coffee Houses, and Taverns of the Metropolis ... , Extra-illustrated (HEW 11.11.1). Harry Ellkins Widener Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Scope and Contents

Extra-illustrated and extended to 17 folio volumes, with special letterpress title pages. Timbs' text extends from v. 1-13. The extra-illustrations include watercolors by J. T. Wilson and engravings by Isaac and George Cruikshank, Henry William Bunbury, Richard Dighton, John Faber, James Gillray, William Hogarth, Thomas Rowlandson, G. M. Woodward and others. Also included are pamphlets, broadsides and several issues of the Spectator for the years 1711-1712.
The entries include, first, the subject of the engraving or drawing, followed in parentheses by the name(s) of the artist and/or engraver.

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