London, South Kensington
1 September 2008
PANORAMA -- Fashion and Folly, or, the Buck's Pilgrimage. London: William Sams, 1822. Continuous hand-coloured aquatint strip panorama by Henry Alken mounted on linen, each section with two 4-line stanzas of verse at foot, approximately 124 x 6,100mm (a few repaired tears, some minor fraying), rolling into contemporary boxwood drum with lid and original printed label (panorama detached from box). Abbey Life 487.
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