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  • Collection: Fore-Edge Paintings
Go to View of a City item page

One side of a double painting on the fore-edge of "Six sermons on the church and her ministry" by John Stonard. When the leaves are fanned one way a view of a city is displayed, when fanned the other way, a view of a bridge is displayed.
Go to View of a Bridge item page

One side of a double painting on the fore-edge of "Six sermons on the church and her ministry" by John Stonard. When the leaves are fanned one way a view of a bridge is displayed, when fanned the other way, a view of a city is displayed.
Go to View of Edinburgh Scotland item page

Painting on the fore-edge of "The poetical works of Sir Walter Scott" of a view of Edinburgh.
Go to Erotic painting of a man and woman, and two horses in country scene item page

Erotic painting of a man and a woman watching two horses on the fore-edge of a book of poems including "The grave" by Blair; "The elegy," by Gray; " "Prison thoughts," by Dodd; "On death," by Porteus; and "The night thoughts, & c.," by E. Young.
Go to Nude Woman Reclining on a Bed item page

Cropped image of an erotic painting on the fore-edge of "The women of England: their social duties, and domestic habits," by Sarah Stickney Ellis. Painting shows a nude woman reclining on a bed with another nude woman holding a mirror.
Go to Protagonist of Pit and the Pendulum item page

Painting on the fore-edge of "The Works of Edgar Allan Poe." Image of the protagonist of Pit and the Pendulum is based on illustration by Arthur Rackham. The figure appears gaunt and terrified, clad only in his "wrapper of coarse serge." Standing at…
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