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Broadside, Ephemera, Illustration, Image
This single sheet broadside published in 1841 details the trial of Job Joseph (or John) Ward for the murder of a 21 mont...
Penny dreadful, Serial, Illustration, Image
Ela the Outcast is an example of a highly successful penny dreadful. The 18th edition (the earliest in the British Libra...
Playbill, Advertisement, Ephemera, Illustration, Image
The Royal Vauxhall Gardens – sometimes known the New Spring Gardens – was one of several hundred so-called ‘pleasure gar...
These month-themed illustrations show off the skills of the caricaturist George Cruikshank at their best: the scenes are...