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Book, Quarto, Print, Illustration, Image
The word ‘scold’ was used to define women – and, much more rarely, men – who disturbed their neighbours’ peace with goss...
Broadside ballad, Ephemera, Woodcut, Illustration, Image
This humorous 17th-century broadside ballad portrays the Master Constable as a self-important busy-body. He is exposed a...
Print, Engraving, Illustration, Image
This is an image of the ancient Greek philosopher Plato (c.429 –347 BC), whose text The Symposium informs the themes of ...
Illustration, Image, Gouache, Album
This 'Ragmala' dates from the 17th century. It has 36 pages of Ragas – melodies of Indian music – illustrated with paint...
Manuscript, Drawing, Illustration, Image
This handwritten volume, known as the Newcastle Manuscript, is an anthology of verse and prose made for Sir William Cave...