Tilt & Bogue ,London,1843. Inscribed � Rev, C.B.Wollaston from The Author � on the upper board.The folding panorama opens to over 5ft etched continuous strip panorama.Original pictorial upper board with a plain lower board,backstrip.The text is printed in Hebrew, Latin, Greek & German. Each of the 7 folding sections[9.5x3.5 inches,23.5 x9 cms] have hand coloured etchings showing Humpty Dumpty sitting on the wall, falling and all the kings horses and men trying to rescue him ,etc.A panoramic retelling of the popular nursery rhyme subtly pregnant with political allergory. Abbey,Life, 559. Item #22424
This is a spectacular panorama.The sketches are charming and the colour subtle and appealing .All the sections are fresh and clean.there is a little bumping to the corners of the upper board. The panorama is housed in a purpose made solander box. IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.