[Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920]

Date
1830 - 1859
By
Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967
Ref
Eph-B-WEBSTER
Description
Includes fliers and handbills relating to local Ashby de la Zouch affairs, ballad broadsheets, theatre performances in England, murder trials and executions in Britain]. Quantity: 4 box(es). Physical Description: Letterpress, sizes varying below 350 mm. Provenance: From the collection of Kenneth Athol Webster.
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4 box(es), Ephemera, Letterpress works, Fliers (Printed matter), Letterpress, sizes varying below 350 mm.
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Date: 1816 From: [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920] Ref: Eph-B-WEBSTER-Theatre-1816-01 Description: Arrangements of text, with different sizes of lettering. Cast of "Pitcairn's Island" includes: Mr Carr (as Christian), Mr Coveney, Mr Ebsworth, Mr J Smith, M...
Date: 1875 From: [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920] By: Disley, Henry, active 1860-1883 Ref: Eph-B-WEBSTER-Trials-1875-01 Description: An arrangement of text (prose and verses), and an illustration showing a blindfolded man standing under gallows, and being prepared for hanging. With him ar...
Trial, confession & execution of Wm Mobbs, at Aylesbury, for the murder of Thomas James Newbury. [1870]
Date: 1870 From: [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920] Ref: Eph-B-WEBSTER-Trials-1870-01 Description: An arrangement of text, with two illustrations: the first of a man hanging on gallows beside a priest, and the other a picture of a young man in jacket, wais...
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Royal Clarence Theatre :Royal Clarence Theatre (late Sans Pareil), Queen-Street. This present Monday January 2nd 1832 will be presented for the first time here, a drama of great interest, called "Napoleon; or The Emperor and the soldier". ... Duet "All's well", by Messrs Cullen & Wilton. After which, a serio-comic ballet of action, entitled The "Death of Captain Cook" ... in the course of the piece, an Indian dance ... procession to the sacrifice. A terrific combat, by Messrs Reilly & Cullen. The piece concludes with the death of Captain Cook, by the treacherous Indian. A favorite song by Mr Barrett. The whole to concluded with the much-admired drama of the "Heart of Midlothian; or, The Lily of St Leonard's" Goddard & Brown, Printers, Packet-Office, 51 Lowgate, Hull [1832]
Date: 1832 From: [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920] By: Goddard & Brown (Firm) Ref: Eph-B-WEBSTER-Theatre-1832-01 Description: Arrangements of text, with different sizes of lettering. Cast of "Death of Captain Cook" included Mr Crook (as Cook), Mr Barrett, Messrs Johnson, Muir, Wilto...
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Date: 1850 - 1859 From: [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920] By: W & J Hextall (Firm) Ref: Eph-B-WEBSTER-Ashby-1850s-01 Description: A facetious election pamphlet in opposition to the gentleman described. Pencil note at the top of the flier reads: "The Rev John Morewood G[r]esley" An arran...
Date: 1877 From: [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920] Ref: Eph-B-WEBSTER-Trials-1877-01 Description: An arrangement of text, with different sizes of lettering. At top left is an inset picture of a prisoner seated in a cell, looking doleful. The verse text in...
Queen Adelaide's visit to Ashby. The inhabitants of Ashby-de-la-Zouch are requested to meet at the Magistrates' Room to-morrow morning, at 9 o'clock, to arrange a plan for the reception of her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Adelaide, on the occasion of her contemplated visit on Saturday next. October 23rd, 1839. W & J Hextall, Printers.
Date: 1839 From: [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920] By: W & J Hextall (Firm) Ref: Eph-B-WEBSTER-Ashby-1839-01 Description: An arrangement of text, with different sizes of lettering. Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s). Physical Description: Letterpress, 192 x 224 mm.
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Bardon Hill. Ten pounds reward. Whereas Bardon Wood was set on fire on Sunday the 16th instant, and much damage done. Whoever will give such information as shall lead to the punishment of the offenders shall receive a reward of ten pounds. ... By order, Green & Smith, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, 18th April, 1854. W & J Hextall, Printers.
Date: 1854 From: [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920] By: W & J Hextall (Firm) Ref: Eph-B-WEBSTER-Ashby-1854-01 Description: An arrangement of text, with different sizes of lettering. The text continues with rules for using the Hill: "The public will be admitted to view the Hill on...
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Royal Clarence Theatre :Positively the last night of Signor Martini's engagement ... the interesting pantomime of "La Perouse" ... this present Wednesday, May 14th, 1834 ... "Cardillac the goldsmith" ... an Irish song by Mr Macarthy. A dance by Mrs Clifton. The whole to conclude with the grand serious pantomime of "La Perouse! or, The desolate island". The piece opens with a tremendous storm ... natives at a repast ... Peck & Smith, printers and stationers, 38 Lowgate, Hull [1834]
Date: 1834 From: [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920] By: Peck & Smith (Firm) Ref: Eph-B-WEBSTER-Theatre-1834-01 Description: Arrangements of text, with different sizes of lettering. Cast of "La Perouse" included: Mr J Parry, Mr Nunn, Mr Gray, Mr Pugh, Mr Clifton, Mr Jones, Mr Walto...
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The Leicestershire Mercury, of Saturday next, March the 8th (Price 3d., unstamped) will contain full reports of the Leicestershire Assizes, including the trial of John Fowkes, for the Snarestone Murder, and the suit of Merewether v the Pegg's Green Colliery Company. Early orders should be given to Mr Wayte, bookseller, Ashby-de-la-Zouch; Mr Humphrey, news agent; or to the Mercury Office, Leicester. T Wayte, Printer, Ashby.
Date: 1856 From: [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920] By: Leicester Mercury (Newspaper); Wayte, T, active 1856 Ref: Eph-B-WEBSTER-Trials-1856-01 Description: An arrangement of text, with different sizes of lettering. The murderer John "Butcher" Fowkes, who was hanged on this occasion, is said to have had a persec...
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