Oversize ephemera. EPH+52.
About this work
Ephemera including broadsides about trade : John Shaw Norton Falgate, London, brush maker, salt tax, (France 1760), Company of Scotland trading to Africa and the Indies (1696), advert for the Camera Lucida, Surrey, Kent, and Sussex Joint Stock Banking Company (1866), Union Office (insurance, Norwich 1817), trade (Tratta) of 5th and 30th August 1743 (Firenze), building materials (by order of the Windsor, Staines, and Richmond Railway Company, 1849), transport: Hotel Dessin (Calais, 1824), routes from Calais to Paris (1814), sale of bankrupt William Moore's horse and coaching business (Richmond, 1800), certificate stating that John Peddie, Thomas Campbell and surgeon William Cowdry have been employed to follow the river Niger through Senegal to its source (1817), plan for a trade voyage from Calcutta to Kamschatska, trade in Graubünden (1822), descriptive sketch of the island of St. Helena (1815), and disasters: riot at Maghera (1823), destructive torrent from Sudbury Moor, Keighley (1824), a snake entering the belly of a sleeping child (Swanscombe, Kent), Fire and hurricane (Miramichi, America, 1825), rowing boat collision and drowning (Lea Bridge), Charles II's commiserations on the Great Fire of London (1666), explosion in a mine pit (Washington, Co. Durham 1825), collapse of a mine-shaft in Walker Colliery (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1823), Fire in Bristol, four dead (1826), Lady Mary Fitzgerald who died in a fire in 1815, The tragical history of the merry wake (Dublin), 'John E. Stafford, 166, 63 & 168, Western Road, Brighton ... knick-knacks, fancy & oriental goods' (2 rabbits playing a drum and flying a kite, illustrated in a traditional Chinese style, printed on tissue : 1920s?)
Where to find it
Location Status AccessClosed storesEPH+52