About this object

  • ID:

    A23136

  • Production date:

    1814-02-05

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Letterpress frost-fair keepsake printed on the frozen river Thames during the winter Frost Fair on 5th February 1814. The paper is printed in the form of a title page and reads 'Frostiana: or a history of The River Thames in a frozen state: with an account of the late severe frost; and the wonderful effects of frost, snow, ice and cold in England, and in different parts of the world; interspersed with various amusing anecdotes. To which is added, the art of skating' Printed and published on the ice on the River Thames, February 5th 1814, G.Davis sold also by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, Paternoster Row.'  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    L 97 mm; H 183 mm

  • Materials

    paper

  • Last Updated

    2014-05-02

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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