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England--London

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur L. Corrigan letter

 Collection — Box 1: [translation missing: en.instance_container.barcode: 31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0273
Overview Collection consists of a letter from Arthur L. Corrigan (December 14, 1901) to "My Lord Cardinal." It is a request for money after a theft in London.

Broadside advertising American elk exhibition at the Lyceum Theatre, London

 Collection — 1: [translation missing: en.instance_container.barcode: 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.

Frank N. Pilling papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0370
Overview Frank N. (Francis Nelson) Pilling was born in Baltimore, October 17, 1908. The papers consist largely of his personal writings, some in typescript and some in published form. Other items include correspondence, photographs, genealogical records, and documents and notes from his wartime service in London.

John Ayers papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0221
Overview John Ayers was born in 1738 at Uxbridge, Middlesex, England. The collection consists of a diary (1766-1793), four commonplace books (1761-1802), and four notebooks of poems (1769- 1788).

Stipple engraved fan, depicting humorous characters in fable, "The Way of the World"

 Collection — 1: [translation missing: en.instance_container.barcode: 31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0773
Overview The item is a stipple engraved fan, printed with: "The Way of the World. A Tale" and depicts six humorous figures, representing "Report," "Hearsay," "SomeBody," "Every-Body," "No-Body," "Candour," with a descriptions beneath. The fan was published by Sarah Ashton of Little Britain, London, on January 1 1796, registered with Stationers' Company, the preeminnent London printing and publishing guild.