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MARC Record view

001 $ 06/5122
003 $ UK-LoRAA
041 0 # $a eng
044 # # $a uk
245 0 0 $a Monkeyana Or [M]en, In Miniature Designed, & Etched By Thomas Landseer
260 # # $b Published. By F.G. Moon 20. Threadneedle St. $a London $c August 1827
300 # # $a [25] pl. (incl. t.pl. and duplicate of pl. [4]); $c 430 mm.
500 # # $a Plate [4] is repeated as Plate [21].
505 0 # $a [T.pl.] - [Plates [1]-[24]].
508 # # $a Six plates are unsigned; the rest are signed variously as by 'TL', 'Thomas Landseer', 'Drawn and etched by Thomas Landseer', 'T. Landseer', 'Ths Landseer', 'Thos L', 'Thos Landseer' or 'Landseer'.
510 0 # $a A. Potts, 'Natural order and the call of the wild: the politics of animal picturing', in Oxford art journal, 13:1 (1990), p.12-33; C. Lennie, Landseer: the Victorian paragon, pp.168-71, 233-5, 245-6.
520 2 # $a Three plates carry publication-dates, but these are not very clear: the title-plate and pl. [8] seem to read '1827'; plate [13] seems to read '1829' (or '1828').

The plates are satiric views of monkeys dressed as humans and engaged in human activities.
561 # # $a The front free-endpaper is inscribed in ink, 'Hannah [illegible]' and in pencil 'J.H. Smith. Caradoc Lodge. Church Stretton. April 16th. 1881'. [This probably refers to John Halphead Smith (1826-96), son of the painter John Homes Smith (1797-1868), father of Gilbert Bakewell Stretton]. Bequeathed by G. B. Stretton, 1949 (see RA Annual Report for 1949, p. 48).
562 # # $a The front pastedown is inscribed in pencil, 'Complete in Six Parts. each 9/- India Proof. imperial 4to 12/- Before. Letters. small. folio. 21/- }See Catalogue of Engravings. Moon Boys & Graves. 1829. Page.190. J.H.Smith. This copy. "Before Letters small folio." contains 25 Plates. viz. Duplicate Plate of No. 4. as. Plate No 21 - '.

A leaf is loosely inserted on which are pasted nine cuttings, apparently from a newspaper, captioned as 'Step The First (- Ninth)' of ' "Monkeyana." The Gambler's Progress.'
563 # # $a 19th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; gilt-decorated spine, black morocco spine-label lettered 'Monkeyana'.
600 1 4 $a Landseer
653 # # $a Monkeys - Animals
653 # # $a Drawings - Caricatures - Great Britain - 19th century
655 # 0 $a Satire - Great Britain - 19th century
655 # 0 $a Pictorial works - Great Britain - 19th century
700 1 # $a Landseer $e draughtsman $e engraver
700 1 # $a Moon $e publisher
700 1 # $a Smith, John Halphead $e previous owner
700 1 # $a Stretton $e previous owner $e donor