5670 - 5699 FINE ARTS - CATCHPENNY PRINTS and POPULAR PRINTS
- Formerly folded, w. a few holes in the folds; somewhat soiled and sl. frayed.
= This story was later used in the song Deck of Cards, recorded by T. Tyler Texas in 1948 and later in the Dutch cover Het spel kaarten by Cowboy Gerard (Gerard de Vries) in 1965. The servant in the story was changed in the song into a soldier.
= Not in KVCS but cf. KVCS no.45 (showing 16 churches and towers in Amsterdam, probably a pendant) and 52 and 56 (all buildings of Amsterdam).
- Formerly folded; sl. stained in lower part and along horizontal fold; a few tiny (closed) tears in folds.
= KVCS p.739, no.117.
- Lacks portions of blank margins; sl. foxed and stained.
= KVCS p.809, 2. The four illustrations of the beggar, farmer, warrior and a nobleman form a social satire on the poor position of the farmer. The beggar has nothing ("Aes en aes en heeft niet"), the warrior doesn't give ("deux aes en geeft niet"), so the famer has to pay ("Quarter trois moet geven") the nobleman, because he has to live ("daer sinque six van moet leven").
AND 13 others: "Het Leyden en Sterven van onzen Heere Jesus Christus" (±1820, Erve H. Rynders) and 12 late 19th/ early 20th century catchpenny prints with various subjects, i.a. children's games, occupations (after J. LUIKEN) and games.
- Some rubbed spots (partly eroding part of cries).
= Includes the following cries: "Soag feil'n", "Ham Leicht 'n Se?", "Guti Salami", "Die gaonze neue B'schreibung" and "Feine Schläsingr Tüchl". Includes two larger figures: one of a horse-drawn carriage and one of two men carrying a sedan chair ("auf g'schaut"). Rare.
- Tipped onto mounts, otherwise fine. = Perhaps by J. Schenkman and J.W.A. Hilverdink.
= Perhaps by J. Schenkman and J.W.A. Hilverdink.
AND 1 other similar, printed in red.
- Formerly folded; waterstain in right part; a few sm. scattered stains. = KVCS p. 823, no.27.
"Kinder-spelen". Catchpenny print w. 12 thumbcol. woodcut ills. by G. Oortman, each w. captions below, "Letter C", Amst., C.C.L. van Staden, ±1850.
= On laid paper, which is unusual for van Staden. KVCS, p.819. With a few 'Kermis' scenes, i.a. a merry-go-round.
AND 1 other with pastimes for girls, pub. by Erve Wijsmuller.
- Formerly folded. = KVCS, p.824, no.77.
= Rare table dice game in catchpenny style with the theme and figures of the opera of Der Freischütz by Carl Maria von Weber. KVCS, p.740 (Felix), no.45 (= Mindermann 77). Buijnsters, Papertoys, p.285. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVI.
AND 1 other by the same publisher showing various professions, "no.46".
- Formerly folded; a few sm. stains.
= KVCS, p.804, no.68 (with the later title, "prins" changed into "koning"). Originally the portrait of prince Henry of Prussia (1726-1802), later king Frederick II.
- Formerly folded; closed tear in centre fold. = KVCS (Wijnhoven-Hendriksen) p.839, no.14.
"De onechte zoon, een stuk zo leerzaam als tot vreugd; op Amstels Schouwtooneel gevoerd, tot nuttig speelen, Ziet ge Uw hier stuksgewys, eenvouwig mededeelen; Let op dien braaven zoon, en volg zyn Pad, ô Jeugd! Catchpenny print w. 16 thumbcol. woodcut ills., each w. captions below, "No.38", Amst., J. Wendel, ±1830.
- Formerly folded; sm. holes/ tears in folds; trifle soiled. = KVCS (Rynders) p.811, no.38.
- Somewhat browned. = A counterpart of the portrait of king Willem. KVCS, p. 812.
= Rare. KVCS p.764, no.22.
- Formerly folded; folds strengthened on verso.
= KVCS, p. 812, w. a slightly different title ("nu" instead of "hier").
AND 2 others by the same publisher: "Jan de Wasscher. Jean le Buandier" (KVCS (Brepols), p.728) and "Verschillende bedryven en vermaken" (KVCS (Noman), p.721, no.21).
- Formerly folded.
= Four-line verse, the letters of which are formed by human figures. KVCS p.787.
AND 1 other similar, also framed: "Eert uwen vader en uwe moeder".
- Formerly folded; waterstained.
= Rare. KVCS p.777, no.86. On the infamous French criminal gang leader Cartouche (Louis Dominique Bourguignon, 1693-1721) who was executed on the breaking wheel.
- Formely folded.
= The story of two brothers, who split their ways after the death of their father. One lives a decent life and becomes respectable and the other squanders his inheritance. After a while the destitute brother buys a magic lantern with his last money. He shows his lanter and performs with it at the family home of his brother, who doesn't recognize him. The magic lantern shows the episodes in the life of the squanderous brother. The rich respectable brother finally recognizes his brother and they reconcile their differences. KVCS p.809, no.7 (our copy without number).
= KVCS p.791, no.15.
AND 2 others by the same publisher, showing scenes from the Old Testament (no.105, KVCS, p.793) and various military troops (no.53, KVCS, p.792).
- Formerly folded. = Meyer, p.236, no.B. (H. van Munster en zoon). So-called "Nutsprent".
AND ±60 other catchpenny prints, mostly late 19th cent., some series and publishers: PRENTEN-MAGAZIJN VOOR DE JEUGD (±15x), ZALSMANS PRENTEN, Brepols & Dierickx, Oehmigke & Riemschneider, H.M. van Dorp.