[Theatres]. (Table-top tableaux).
N.pl. (English?), n.d. (±1840), 3 clothbacked panelled contemp. handcol. lithogr. backdrop scenes (each 21x30,5 cm.), 4 contemp. handcol. lithogr. backgrounds and 49 loose (cut-out) contemp. handcol. people/ stage props (all w. wooden base and mounted on stiff paper), kept together in 20th cent. clothbacked box w. facs. reprint of one of the backgrounds.
- Two loose pieces lack a head. Backdrop scene lacks tie.
= A very nice and very rare collection of parts for a paper theatre (?), with typically 19th cent. architecture/ dress etc. in fine contemp. handcolouring. Cf. Paper Peepshows p.18f and p.240f. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXII.