Browse Items (18 total)

  • Collection: Fore-Edge Paintings
Go to John Gilpin Riding His Horse Through Edmonton item page

Painting on the fore-edge of "The poetical works of William Cowper." Image is based on "The Diverting History of John Gilpin," a comic ballad by Cowper, about a man who lost control of his horse.
Go to Bridge in the Town of Bedford, England item page

One side of a double painting on the fore-edge of "The select works of John Bunyan" by George Cheever. When the leaves are fanned one way, a view of Bedford bridge is displayed, when fanned the other way, a view of the town of Bedford, England from…
Go to Single-Masted Ship on the River Thames with the Tower of London in the Distance item page

Painting on the fore-edge of vol. 2 of "Osmond: a tale" by Mary Ann Kelty of a single-masted ship on the River Thames with the Tower of London in the middle distance.
Go to Old Burying Ground at Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts item page

Painting on the fore-edge of "Poems" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow of the old burying ground at Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts with portrait of Longfellow.
Go to View of the Town of Bedford, England item page

One side of a double painting on the fore-edge of "The select works of John Bunyan" by George Cheever. When the leaves are fanned one way, a view of the town of Bedford, England from the north is displayed, when fanned the other way, a view of…
Go to London Bridge from the River Thames item page

Painting on the fore-edge of vol. 1 of "Osmond: a tale" by Mary Ann Kelty of London Bridge from the River Thames with the dome of St. Paul's in the background.
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