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Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871 / Chambers's book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities in connection with the calendar, including anecdote, biography & history, curiosities of literature and oddities of human life and character
Vol. I (1879)

List of illustrations,   pp. vii-viii ff. PDF (1.6 MB)


Page vii

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General Vignette: Book of Days, 1
Initial Letter: Time,      .      1
Portrait: Julius Caesar,         4
Clog Almanac,    .    .    .      9
Emblematic Vignette: January,    15
Initial Letter: January,         15
Curling,    .     ...          20
Various Forms of Snow Crystals, 21
Sledge-travelling on Snow,   .   22
Illustration for First of January:
the Wassail Bowl, .   .        23
Bilrger's Lenore, .   .          24
First-Footing in Edinburgh,      29
Hobson, the Cambridge Carrier,   35
The Death of General Wolfe
(from the painting by West),   37
Portrait: P. Ovidius Naso,      38
-    -   Josiah Wedgwood,       44
-    Douglas Jerrold,       45
Horn Book-17th Century,         47
Death and Burial of Edward the
Confessor, from the Bayeux
Tapestry,      ...    .      54
Portrait: Benjamin Franklin,     58
Printing Press worked at by
Franklin in London,   .        59
Illustration: Twelfth-day,       61
The King of the Bean,   .        63
Birch', Shop, 15 Cornhill,       64
Spinning with the Distaff,.  .   69
Armorial Coat of the Earl of
Stair-' The Curse of Scotland,' 75
Frontispiece of a Dutch News-
paper, 1653,  .....           76
Quigrich of St Fillan, . . 79
Portrait: Caroline L. Herschel,  81
Touch Piece (time of Charles IL), 85
(time of Queen Anne), 85
Portrait: Dr Birkbeck, . . 87
Sir Rowland Hill,      90
Procession  of the Plough   on
Plough Monday,    .    .       95
The Quern, .  ....             96
The Running Footman, . . 99
St Veronica's Miraculous Hand-
kerchief,    .    .   .    . 101
Early Effigies of St Peter and St
Paul,    ..       ...       102
Portrait: Charles James Fox,    103
The Glasgow Arms, . . . 106
Fair on the Thames, 1716,  .   109
Frozen-out Gardeners, . . 111
Portrait: Dr Parr,    .    .   116
Swearing on Horns at Highgate, 118
Portrait: Edward Gibbon, .      121
Residence of Gibbon at Lausanne, 121
Monument of Sir John Moore, at
Corunna,     .    .   .    . 123
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Trial of a Sow and Pigs at Lavegny, 128
Model of Newcomen's Steam-
engine, used by James Watt, . 134
Autograph: Elizabeth, Qien of
Denmark,      .   .    .    . 136
Primitive Bone Skater,          138
Skating Scene,  ...     ..     139
Monument to Lord Bacon, . 144
Stock-jobbing  Cards,   or  the,
Humours of Change Alley,   . 147
South-Sea Babble-Caricature by
Hogarth,        ....         149
Portrait : The Old Countess of
Dermond,     ..    ...       150
The Royal Exchange, London, as
built by Sir Thomas Gresham, 153
Portrait of Robert Burns, from a
Silhouette,      ....        158
Cottage at Alloway, the Birth-
place of Burns,   .    .    . 159
Mayoral Door-posts, Norwich,
1592,     ...        ..     162
Henry VIIL delivering the Bible
to Cranmer and Cromwell,    . 163
Chained Bible in Cumnor Church,
Berkshire,   ..    ...       164
Monument of Burton in Christ
Church,    ......            170
Tokens of Coffeehouses, .  .    171
Coffeehouse, temp. Charles II., . 172
Sayes Court, Deptford, Residence
of Peter the Great,    .   . 175
Medal Struck in honour of Lord
North,      .     ...       177
Watt and Boulton's Establishment
in Birmingham,    .    .    . 178
Group of Court Fools, .    .    179
Portrait: Will Somers, . . 180
-   _- Archie Armstrong,        183
Execution of Charles I., . . 189
King Charles L's Bible, .  .    190
Watch, . . 191
Calves'-Head Club,     .   .    192
Memorials of Charles L, . . 194
Portrait: Charles Edward Stuart, 199
Emblematic Vignette: February, 202
Initial Letter: February, . . 202
The Bell Rock Lighthouse, . 208
Ducking Stool, as practised at
Broadwater, near Leominster, 209
Ducking-Chair at a Village Well, 209
Scold about to be Ducked, . 210
Scold's Bridle or Brank, . 211
Wedding Rings (five cuts),   220-21
Marocco, the Wonderful Horse, 225
The Great Bed of Ware,     .    229
Lady Carried in a Sedan, temp.
George II., ..     ..     231
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Throwing the Pancake on Shrove
Tuesday in Westminster School, 237
The flogging-horse, Free School,
Lichfield,       ....         240
'The Generous Repulse,'     .    243
Sculpture on Thynne's Monument,
in Westminster Abbey, .     . 248
St Valentine's Day, Emblematic
Illustration, .-.-.-        .-255
St Valentine's Letter-shower,    255
The Great Tun of Heidelberg, . 260
De Saussure ascending Mont Blanc, 267
Funeral Garlands, Ashford-in-the-
Water Church,      .   .    . 273
Funeral Garland, Matlock Church, 273
Henry, Prince of Wales,. . 275
'So Sleep came upon him,' . 277
Bell Inn, Warwick Lane,     .    278
Oxford Arms Inn, Warwick Lane, 279
The Archduke of Austria consult-
ing a Fortune-teller,  .    . 282
Portrait: George Washington,     285
Armorial Bearings of the Wash-
ingtons,      .    ....       286
Portrait: Rev. Sydney Smith,     287
Staircase in Sir Joshua Reynolds's
House, Leicester Square, . 289
A Silver Pomander,      .   .    291
Ballet of Dogs and Monkeys, . 293
A Monkey Town besieged by Dogs, 294
Portrait: WilliamKitchiner, M.D., 299
Spanish Commander's Sword, pre-
sented by Nelson to Norwich,   301
Ancient Bell Foundry Stamps,
(nine cuts),  ..     ..      302
Portrait: Mary Honeywood, aged
93,         ......             307
Emblematic Vignette: March,      311
Initial Letter: March, .    .    311
St David, Emblematic Portrait,   315
Caxton's House, Westminster, . 317
Dedication to Duke of Clarence, 318
Strawberry Hill, Grand Gallery, 323
Papal Cursing Bell for Animals,  324
Summer - House at Honfleur,
Refuge of Louis Philippe,      326
The Merry Undertakers,           330
Simnel Cakes,    ...     .     336
Canterbury Pilgrim Signs (3 cuts), 339
Portrait: William Cobbett,    . 345
Miss Linwood's Exhibition of
Needlework,    ...     ..     349
Old London Shops (six cuts), 350-51-52
The Three Witches of Belvoir,    356
Interior of Old St Pa ul's, . . 359
The Butchers' Serenade, . 360
Portrait: Professor Daniell, . 365
Old Sarum,.. ..
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