Alfred Crowquill

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Alfred Crowquill
Cover Design for The City of the Sultan
1850s?
Pen and ink and watercolor over graphite, on paper.
6 7/8 x 5 5/16 inches (173 x 135 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.2192
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From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Lettered within design: The City of the Sultan [below] Miss Pardoe [at foot] Routledge & Co.
Original watercolor of a design for a "yellow-back" cover for an edition of Julia Pardoe's The city of the sultan, and domestic manners of the Turks; published by the firm of Routledge & Co., probably sometime during the 1850's.

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Pardoe, Miss (Julia), 1804?-1862. City of the sultan.
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.

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