Fore-Edge Paintings: Recent Acquisitions 2015

Cornwall, Barry. English Songs, and Other Small Poems. London: Chapman and Hall, 1851. Pastoral fore-edge painting showing cows, horses, people and lambs.

 Moore, Thomas. Poetical Works of Thomas Moore. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1900. English ‘town square’ fore-edge painting depicting town buildings (perhaps Hight Street, Edinburgh) and a number of people, including two unfolding a piece of red fabric.

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. Poetical and Dramatic Works of Coleridge. London: C. Daly, 1890. Fore-edge painting: portrait of Coleridge and a ship scene from the “Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner.”

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