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Guide to the John Foot Scrapbook, circa 1810s-1870s

Abstract

John Foot, Esq., presumably of Westminster, England.

Victorian scrapbook, roughly 100 pages, compiled by one John Foot, containing engravings, practice calligraphy, trade cards, announcements, tickets, early examples of color printing, and numerous other engraved or lithographed items originating in or around London, England from the 1810s to 1870s. Items of interest include a ticket to the coronation of Queen Victoria, lithographed advertisements for books, letterhead, book plates, sketches, and other ephemera.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Foot, John.
Title
John Foot Scrapbook, circa 1810s-1870s
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.2 Linear Feet, 1 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Victorian era scrapbook, roughly 100 pages, compiled by one John Foot, containing engravings, practice calligraphy, trade cards, announcements, tickets, early examples of color printing, and numerous other engraved or lithographed items originating in or around London, England from the 1810s to 1870s. Items of interest include a ticket to the coronation of Queen Victoria, lithographed advertisements for books, letterhead, book plates, sketches, and other ephemera.

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

Historical Note

John Foot, Esq., presumably of Westminster, England.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Foot Scrapbook, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The John Foot Scrapbook were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1986.

Processing Information

Processed by Noah Huffman, July 2010

Encoded by Noah Huffman, July 2010

Accession from 1986 is described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.