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  • A fayre portion for a fayre mayd

    Broadside ballad

    ‘A Fayre Portion for a Fayre Mayd : OR, The thriftie Mayd of Worstersheere’ was printed in London, and is attributed to ...

  • Capriccio

    Etching, Letterpress, Pen and ink

    This capriccio or fanciful combination of fragments of sculpture, architecture and archaeological ruins inscribed with a...

  • Finchalense Cœnobium in Episcopatu Dunelmensi

    Etching

    This is one of 69 plates published in Daniel King’s The Cathedrall and Conventuall Churches of England and Wales (1656)....

  • Map of the Isle of Man

    Map, Engraving, View

    This map – with accompanying views of the Isle of Man – was published under the title The Isle of Man exactly described,...

  • Prospect of Bishopscourt, Isle of Man

    Pen and Ink, View

    This drawing of Bishopscourt, Isle of Man, is from Daniel King’s sketchbook at the British Library. It shows the former ...

  • St Albans and De Ladyinghe In Her Perck

    Pen and ink, Wash, View

    George III’s King’s Topographical Collection contains two little known drawings by Michiel van Overbeek (fl.1663-1709). ...

  • The cooper of Norfolk

    Broadside ballad

    Published in the 17th century, this comic song about a thwarted brewer and a cunning cooper was a popular ballad that ha...

  • The Corinthian Order

    Pencil drawing, Pen and ink, Architectural drawing

    These drawings are copies after two illustrations from the Regole generali di architettura (1537) by Italian architect, ...

  • William Segar, Garter Principall King of Arms

    Pen and ink, Bodycolour, Parchment

    After becoming Garter King of Arms in 1607, William Segar (about 1554-1633) was granted arms in 1612 and knighted in 161...