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Follies of the year: a series of coloured etchings from Punch's Pocket Books - 1844-1864 / ; with some notes by Shirley Brooks

John Leech

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London: Bradbury, Evans & Co., 11 Bouverie Street, E.C., [1868]

Physical Description

[51] pages 21 colour plates : illustrations ; 22 x 31 cm.


Fashions for 1844 -- Farming for ladies -- Hyde Park as it will be -- The matrimonial tattersall's -- Conversazione of ladies -- Higgledy-piggledy -- A social sketch -- Preparatory school for young ladies -- Progress of bloomerism -- Alarming prospect -- Topsy-turvy -- A prize-baby show -- The quiet street -- Dressing for the ball -- A substitute for the sea-side -- A pic-nic in the drawing room -- Swimming for ladies -- Volunteer movement -- A croquet match -- Some sea-side fashions for 1863 -- A rather fast steeple-chase.


Caricatures and cartoons
English wit and humor, Pictorial 19th century
Etching, English, 19th century


John Leech, illustrator
Shirley Brooks, contributor
Bradbury and Evans (London), printer/publisher

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