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Broadside advertising American elk exhibition at the Lyceum Theatre, London

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030119063], Folder: 3
Identifier: MS-0756
Overview In 1765, a building was erected on an adjacent site of today's Lyceum Theatre by the architect James Payne for exhibitions and, later, for other entertainments. The theatre finally became a licensed house in 1809. One of these entertainments was that of the exhibition of an American Elk in 1792, as noted in this broadside printed in 1792 in London.

Broadside advertising London exhibition of engraved plates depicting Jean-Baptiste Wicar's Florentine art

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0757
Overview The headline of the broadside declares the exhibition of: "Pictures, Statues, Basso Relievos, and Engraved Stones, of the Gallery of Florence, and the Pitti Palace, Engraved under the Direction of Mr. Lacombe, Painter, from the Drawings of Mr. Wicar; a Work dedicated To His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Tuscany." The advertisement was printed in approximately 1800. Jean-Baptiste Joseph Wicar (1762-1834) was a French Neoclassical painter and art collector. There is no historical information...

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