Browse Items (18 total)

  • Collection: Fore-Edge Paintings
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 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 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 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 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…
Go to Portrait of Charles Dickens as an Older Man with Vignettes from Novels item page

One side of a double painting on the fore-edge of "Our mutual friend" by Charles Dickens. When the leaves are fanned one way, a portrait of the author as an older man with vignettes from David Copperfield and A Christmas Carol is displayed, when…
Go to Portrait of Charles Dickens as a Young Man with Vignettes from Novels item page

One side of a double painting on the fore-edge of "Our mutual friend" by Charles Dickens. A portrait of the author as a young man with vignettes from The Pickwick Papers and Oliver Twist is displayed on one half of the pages, and a portrait of the…
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 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 Man with Crossbow item page

Painting on the fore-edge of "Portrait intime de Balzac" by Edmond Werdet of a man aiming a crossbow, another looking on, and a third restraining a hunting dog.
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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