Wonderful Historical Prints Portraying the Grandeur, Elegance and Curiosity of the Time of the Royal Mail Coaches of England Spanning 100 Years from 1750 - 1850 (w265d)
38 cm x 50 cm
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Royal Mails, Starting from the post office, Lombard Street.
After S.J.E. Jones, 1827
|The Monument of London in remembrance of
the dreadful Fire in 1666. Its Height is 202 feet.
Collone de LONDRES elevé pour une Perpetuelle Resouvenance de L'incendie Generalle de cette Ville en 1666. En Haut 202 Pieds.
After John Bowles, 1751
|Canvassing for Votes
To His Excellency S. Charles Hanbury Williams Ambassador to the Court of Russia. This plate is most humbly Inscrib'd by his most Obedient humble servant. Willm Hogarth.
After W. Hogarth, 1757
|This View of Bloomsbury Square
To His Grace Francis, Duke of Bedford, Marquis of Tavistock &c.&c.
Is with the greatest respect inscribed by his Graces obedient & obliged Servants. Rob. Pollard, & Fra. Jukes.
After E. Dayes, 1787
|The Village Fair
by George Morland, 1795
Lively painting showing the finish of a donkey race which was a traditional event in the summer village fairs which took place all over England in the 18th century.
|Stage Coach with the News of Peace.
Rochester Bridge on the signing of the First Peace of Paris in May 1814
After J. Pollard, 1815
|The Mail Coach in a Thunderstorm on
The Norwich & London Royal Mail
After J. Pollard, 1827
|North Country Mails at the Peacok,
After J. Pollard, 1823
Islington was a remote London suburb at the time.
|Repose in the Mail
Coachman please Sir? ---- goes back with t'other Coach.
After C.B. Newhouse 1835
Amusing night scene showsa change of coachmen at the end of a stage.
|The Coach Fast in Snow
(Cottagers' Hospitality to Travellers)
by James Pollard, 1819
|Stage Coach Passengers at Breakfast
The coffee room at the Bull at Redbourn on the Holyhead Road not far outside London
by James Pollard 1819
|The Turnpike Gate
After C. Cooper Henderson 1839
|The 3 Browns Book'd for Brighton, and only
After C.J. Grant c. 1830
After C. Cooper Henderson 1842
The changing of the horses at a quiet Country Inn, probably a posting-house. A mail coach with the royal arms on its doors and the guard in his Post Office uniform.
|The Duke of Beaufort Coach
Starting from the Bull & Mouth, Regent's Circus, Piccadilly
After William J. Shayer 1841
|Royal Telegraph Manchester Day Coach
A distance of 186 miles performed in 18 hours
After R. Havell 1834
|Approach to Christmas
The well-known Norwich Times festooned with game for London's Christmas tables, running along the Mile End Road in thick snow towards the Bull Inn, Aldgate.
After J. Pollard 1830
|Stage Coach Travelling
The heavily laden 'Amity' coach toiling up a steep hill on the Birmingham - Sheffield road. The 'outsider' (cheaper) passengers having to walk in order to spare the horses.
After J. Pollard 1828
|Hyde Park Corner, Scenes on the Road, or a
Trip to Epsom & Back
After J. Pollard 1838
This coach left London, Lombard Street, the evening before and has been rolling all night. This coach, #211 was the last word in elegance.
After G. Hunt
|The New London Royal Mail
(Commenced running January 1st 1836)
London - Liverpool Royal Mail.
After C. Hunt
|The Mail Arriving at Temple Bar
Devonport Royal Mail Coach. This is most probably the famous 'Quicksilver'.
After C.B. Newhouse 1834
|Derby Day at Epsom
The public enclosure
After W.P. Frith 1850
|Kendall's Omnibus Passing Islington Green
Hackney Islington Oxford Street
By J. Pollard 1848