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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 viii

Vill                   LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
PAGE
The Greybeard Jug, .     .    . 371
The Globe Theatre,     .    .   380
Brydges and Sterne as Mounte-
banks,        .    ....      388
Portrait: Lady M. W. Montagu, 389
Procession of the Ass, . . 396
The Gad-whip, .     .    .    . 398
Autograph: Isaac Newton, .      399
House at Nottingham in which
Henry Kirke White was born, 402
Grand Master of the Templars,   404
Autograph: Pedro the Cruel,     407
Campden House, .       .        410
Maundy Money,. .       ..     412
Autograph : Queen Elizabeth,    414
Manor House of Stoke-Pogis, . 415
The Holy Coat of Treves,    .   420
Italian Penitent in Lent Proces-
sions,    ..   ...    .     421
Preaching Cross, St Paul's, 1620, 423
The Pope Carried in St Peter's
Church on Easter Day, . . 426
High Cross of Chester, .   .    428
Trumpeter and Herald in the
Chester Festivities,   .      430
Easter Singers in the Tyrol,    432
Hendlip House, .....           434
Effigy of Sir Thomas Parkyns,   437
Portrait: Captain    Coram, by
Hogarth, . .      ...       438
Fantoccini in London,      .    449
Emblematic Vignette: April, . 452
[nitial Letter: April,  .  .    452
Hackney     Coachman,     temp.
Charles II.,     ....        460
April Fool's Day, .    .    .   461
The Game of Pall Mall, . . 465
Mallet and Ball formerly used in
the Game of Pall Mall, . . 465
The Old Fleet Prison,  .    .   466
Joe Haines addressing a Thea-
trical Audience from the back
of an Ass,    ..   ...       476
Stow's Monument, .     .        479
A Turnspit at Work,             490
The Bellman of Holborn,         496
Kent's Dubious Altar-piece,     501
Rush Bearing,. .      ..      506
The Rush-holder,    .    .    . 507
Mountebank     distributing  his
Wares on the Stage,    .    . 512
Knife, Fork, and Spoon (in a case)
of Prince Charles Stuart,   . 520
Knife, Fork, and Spoon (separ-
ately),   ...      ...       520
Jemmy Wood's House, Gloucester, 529
Paper Marks (six cuts),.   . 532-33
Signs and Tokens of London Inns
(six cuts), .        5    535-38
St George and Dragon, .    .    539
Portrait : William Shakspeare,. 542
Birthplace of Snakspeare,  .    542
PAGE
Shakspeare's Burial-place and
Monument, Stratford-upon-Avon
Church,   ..       ...        544
St Mark's Eve,              .   550
Cromwell's Baptismal Register,  551
Ninewells House, Birthplace of
David Hume,      ....        555
Walton Chamber, .      .    .    558
Cowper Thornhill's ride, . . 561
Quarter-staff, Sherwood Forest,  563
Emblematic Vignette   May,      565
Initial Letter: May, . . . 565
Raising of the May-pole,    .   572
Children's May-day Customs, . 573
Milkmaids' Dance on May-day,    574
May-poles, English and Foreign
(five cuts),  .  .        . 575-76
May-queen in South of France,   580
Beating the Bounds in London,   584
-The Beggars' Opera, as first per-
formed (two cuts), .   .   . 594
The Hall Well, Tissington, as
Dressed for Ascension Day, . 595
Whipping-post and Stool,        599
Parish Stocks,  ..      ..    599
Master John Shorne,    .    .   610
Portrait: Colonel Blood, . . 612
The Imperial Crown,    .   .    614
Portrait : Annie Wilson of Roslin, 623
'Prentice's Pillar, &c. (four cuts), 624
The Morris-dancers, .    .    . 631
Chester Mystery Plays, . . 634
Whitsunday Ffte at Naples, . 638
A Statute Fair, . . . 644
Archbishop Parker's Salt-vat, . 648
Portrait: Corporal Macpherson, 650
The Mischianza Ticket,   .    . 651
Garrat Elections (three cuts), 662-63
Cliefden House, as before 1795,  664
Boot, Glove, &c., of Henry VI., 669
Armorial Bearings of Nelthorpe,
of Gray's Inn, co. Middlesex, - 671
The Iron Crown of Italy, . 673
Linmeus Travelling in Lapland,  676
Autograph: Charles, Duke of
Orleans,      .    ....      682
Pepys's House, Buckingham Street, 683
Vauxhall, 1751, .....          691
Boscobel House,   .    .   .    695
Coat of Arms of Colonel Careless, 696
Silver Cup of Barber Surgeons'
Company of London,     .    . 696
Autograph: Duchess of Marl-
borough,      .   .    .    . 700
The Tailors' Arbour, Shrewsbury, 705
The Shoemakers' Arbour, . . 706
The Procession,   .    .   .    707
Portrait: Cecily, Duchess of York, 712
The Cotswold Games, . . 714
Emblematic Vignette: June,.     715
Initial Letter: June,.   .   . 715
Initial Letter: June,  .   .    719
PAGS
Norwegian Bride,    .    .       721
'The First Kiss these Ten
Years,' ..         ...       724
Lord Howe's Victory of the 1st of
June, 1794,      ....         725
St Patrick's Purgatory,          726
The Maiden,        ....         728
'The Bear,' at Cumnor, . . 735
Visiting Cards of 18th and 19th
Centuries (six cuts), . 738-39-40
Portrait: Jeremy Bentham, .      741
Revolution House, Whittington, 746
Vaults at Lady Place,     .   . 746
The 'No-Popery Riots' in London, 748
The Dunmow Procession, 1751, . 750
The Dunmow Chair,       .   .    751
Portrait : Schamyl, . . . 757
Schamyl's Order of Bravery, . 758
Group of Fashionables of the
Male Sex, reign of William 111.,761
Lady and Gentleman Meeting in
the Fashionable Promenade,
reign of George I.,    .    . 761
Group of Park Fashionables, time
of George II.,     .   .    . 762
Group of Park Fashionables,
about 1780,      ....         762
Portrait: 'The Old Pretender,'   764
Gateway of Boarstall House,
and Ground-plan, .          . 766
Picture from the Chartulary of
Boarstall,   ..     ...       768
English Bowmen, .      .    .    776
St Anthony Preaching to the
Fishes,      .     ...       777
Tongue of St Anthony in its
Shrine at Padua,  .    .    . 778
Portrait: Edward, the Black Prince, 781
Autograph: John Wesley, . 789
Burlesque Armorial Bearings-
The Old and Young Club, . 792
The Undertakers, . . 792
The Duke of Norfolk, . 793
Seymour, Duke of Somerset, 793
Attorney-General, as a 'Sup-
porter,' .    .    .    . 793
Children's Altar at the Ffte Dieu, 795
Cradle of King James I. of England, 796
Portrait: Eleanour Rumming, . 801
Captain Backhouse's Tomb, . 804
Book-Fish,     .    .    .    . 811
Creslow Church, North Side,      812
Creslow Manor-house,     .    . 812
Collar of the Order of the Garter 817
Bamborough Castle, .     .       818
St Anne's Well, Buxton, deco-
rated,     ...        ..     819
Silhouette Portrait: David
Williams,     ..   ...        826
Pillory, .8. .       ..30
Pillory for a Number of Persons, 830
Oates in the Pillory, . . 832


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