Thornton's Bookshop ( W A & J S Meeuws )
( ABA, BA, ILAB )
Established in Oxford in 1835
The Old Barn - Walnut Court
Faringdon, SN7 7JH
Tel. (OO 44 ) (0) 1367 240056
1808 - 1891
Robert Cruikshank 7 original coloured aquatints, in identical wooden frames behind glass with brass wall hooks in the centres of top and bottom of the frames. Each measures 240 x 180 mm including the frames.
6 of these have the titles, name of the engraver R. Cruikshank, Publ. by Sherwood, Jones, and Co., 1824
Apologies for the quality/ reddish glow of the photographs, it is always difficult to reproduce prints behind glass.
The Daffy Club, or a Musical Muster of the Fancy
Capping a Proctor, or Oxford Bull-dogs, detecting Brazen Smuggles
Black Matins, or the Effect of Late drinking upon Early Risers.
Flooring of Mercury, or, Burning the oaks, a scene in Tom Quadrangle
Oxford Transports or Albanians doing Penance for Past offences
Show Sunday…Sketches of character in the Broad Walk, Christ church Meadows Oxford
This 7th picture has no title and appears to have been cut out and pasted to a board and then framed.
Town & Gown or the Battle of the Togate & the Town Raff in the High Street Oxford
Price for the collection ,which we cannot split up, is £ 295 + cost of forwarding via UPS or DHL