Item #22424 HUMPTY DUMPTY PANORAMA sketched and etched by the Alquis. ALQUIS, Samuel Edward Maberly.
HUMPTY DUMPTY PANORAMA sketched and etched by the Alquis.
HUMPTY DUMPTY PANORAMA sketched and etched by the Alquis.
HUMPTY DUMPTY PANORAMA sketched and etched by the Alquis.
HUMPTY DUMPTY PANORAMA sketched and etched by the Alquis.
HUMPTY DUMPTY PANORAMA sketched and etched by the Alquis.

HUMPTY DUMPTY PANORAMA sketched and etched by the Alquis.

London, Published by Tilt & Bogue, 1843. Inscribed Rev, C.B.Wollaston from The Author on the upper board.

First Edition.The folding panorama opens to an over 5ft etched continuous strip panorama. Original pictorial upper board with a plain lower board,back strip.The text is printed in Hebrew, Latin, Greek & German. Each of the seven 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 allegory.


See Opie/Alderson p.36 & 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.

Price: $4,200.00

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