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Ackermann Collection

Background imageAckermann Collection: Oxton House, Devon, seat of Rev. John Beaumont Swete

Oxton House, Devon, seat of Rev. John Beaumont Swete. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rudolph Ackermanns Repository of Arts, London, 1827

Background imageAckermann Collection: Pynes House, Exeter, Devon, 1825

Pynes House, Exeter, Devon, 1825
Pynes House, Exeter, Devon, the seat of Sir Stafford Henry Northcote 1792-1850. Queen Anne style red brick house with slate roof and four brick chimney stacks built by architect Inigo Jones

Background imageAckermann Collection: Woburn Abbey / Ackermann

Woburn Abbey / Ackermann
Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire: seat of the Duke of Bedford

Background imageAckermann Collection: Giuseppe Verdi Ackermann

Giuseppe Verdi Ackermann
GIUSEPPE VERDI Italian opera composer

Background imageAckermann Collection: Man falling off a broken chair at a dinner party

Man falling off a broken chair at a dinner party causing a servant to spill a soup tureen over him. Other guests shocked, servants amused. More Miseries

Background imageAckermann Collection: English gentleman on trial in France, 18th century

English gentleman on trial in France, 18th century
English gentleman on trial in France, accused by an old hag and her virtuous niece Clara, 18th century. Before the tribunal at Avignon

Background imageAckermann Collection: Southwark Cavalry

Southwark Cavalry. Aquatint by and after Thomas Rowlandson, 1799 (c). From a volume of 86 aquatints entitled ?Loyal Volunteers of London and Environs

Background imageAckermann Collection: Westminster Cavalry

Westminster Cavalry. Aquatint by and after Thomas Rowlandson, 1799 (c). From a volume of 86 aquatints entitled ?Loyal Volunteers of London and Environs

Background imageAckermann Collection: Man being attacked by a parrot and cat in a drawing room

Man being attacked by a parrot and cat in a drawing room. More Miseries. Handcoloured copperplate engraving designed and etched by Thomas Rowlandson to accompany Reverend James Beresfords Miseries of

Background imageAckermann Collection: Three soldiers in uniform parading outside a tavern

Three soldiers in uniform parading outside a tavern, while a barmaid and man laugh at them. Production at a Alehouse. Handcoloured copperplate engraving designed

Background imageAckermann Collection: Design for a Regency park entrance

Design for a Regency park entrance with neoclassical walls and wrought iron gates. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rudolph Ackermanns Repository of Arts, London, 1816

Background imageAckermann Collection: Banquet scene in the Egyptian Hall at Mansion House

Banquet scene in the Egyptian Hall at Mansion House in London, 1808. Engraving by Augustus Pugin and Thomas Rowlandson for The Microcosm of London published by Rudolph Ackermann (1808-1810). Engraving

Background imageAckermann Collection: Frogmore House, Windsor

Frogmore House, Windsor, bequeathed by Queen Charlotte to Princess Augusta. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by John Gendall from Rudolph Ackermanns Repository of Arts

Background imageAckermann Collection: Tertiary period syphilis symptoms on the body

Tertiary period syphilis symptoms on the body. Gummata or gummy tumors of the forearm 1, osteitis of the bones of the nose and gummata of the tonsils 2, osteitis and ulceration of the palate 3

Background imageAckermann Collection: English gentleman held captive by two Papal guards

English gentleman held captive by two Papal guards in uniform in a room in Avignon. A prisoner at Avignon. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Thomas Rowlandson from Journal

Background imageAckermann Collection: Gentleman trying to play footsie with a beauty at the table

Gentleman trying to play footsie with a beauty at the table
Gentleman trying to play footsie with a beauty under the dining table but pressing the wrong foot. More Miseries. Handcoloured copperplate engraving designed

Background imageAckermann Collection: Nutwell Court, Exeter

Nutwell Court, Exeter, seen from the River Exe, seat of Sir Thomas Trayton Fuller-Eliott-Drake. Georgian neo-classical manor house with portico entrance

Background imageAckermann Collection: New Lodge or White Lodge, Richmond Park

New Lodge or White Lodge, Richmond Park, seat of Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth. Hunting lodge designed by the Earl of Pembroke for King George I

Background imageAckermann Collection: The Rookery, Westcott, Surrey

The Rookery, Westcott, Surrey, seat of banker Richard Fuller. Built and landscaped by Daniel Malthus, father of economist and scholar Thomas Robert Malthus

Background imageAckermann Collection: Enmore Castle, Somerset, seat of the Earl of Egmont

Enmore Castle, Somerset, seat of the Earl of Egmont. Home to John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester in the 17th century. In the 18th century, John Pereval, 2nd Earl of Egmont

Background imageAckermann Collection: Plan and elevation of a Regency Era, Gothic style cottage

Plan and elevation of a Regency Era, Gothic style cottage. Floorplan shows dining parlor, library, parlor, kitchen, scullery, hall and lobby

Background imageAckermann Collection: South Hill House, Cranmore, Somerset

South Hill House, Cranmore, Somerset, seat of Thomas Chatham Strode. 18th century manor house. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rudolph Ackermanns Repository of Arts, London, 1827

Background imageAckermann Collection: Imperial sledge or sleigh used at a party in Vienna, 1815

Imperial sledge or sleigh used at a party in Vienna, 1815
Imperial sledge or sleigh used by the Emperors of Austria and Russia at a sledge party in Vienna, January 1815. Phaeton carriage with elaborate gilt work upholstered in gold and green velvet

Background imageAckermann Collection: Plan and elevation for a Park Lodge and Entrance

Plan and elevation for a Park Lodge and Entrance Floorplan shows kitchen and living room and separate poultry shed. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rudolph Ackermanns Repository of Arts

Background imageAckermann Collection: Southill Park, the seat of William Henry Whitbread

Southill Park, the seat of William Henry Whitbread
Southill Park, Bedfordshire, the seat of William Henry Whitbread, of the brewing family. Georgian house with gardens landscaped by Capability Brown

Background imageAckermann Collection: Belvoir Castle, seat of John Manners, 5th Duke of

Belvoir Castle, seat of John Manners, 5th Duke of
Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire, seat of John Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland. Built in the romantic Gothic Revival style to designs by the architect James Wyatt and restored by Sir James Thornton

Background imageAckermann Collection: Jean Baptiste Capri, a French deserter who

Jean Baptiste Capri, a French deserter who lived on Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands, with tattoos. Handcoloured stipple engraving from Frederic Shoberls The World in Miniature, The South Sea Islands

Background imageAckermann Collection: Native woman of Easter Island or Rapa Nui

Native woman of Easter Island or Rapa Nui. Handcoloured stipple engraving from Frederic Shoberls The World in Miniature, The South Sea Islands, Ackermann, 1824

Background imageAckermann Collection: Gentleman giving out medicines to beggars, 18th century

Gentleman giving out medicines to beggars, 18th century
English gentleman dispensing his medicine cabinet to beggars at Ivry-sur Seine, 18th century. He gives aerated salts to a one-armed soldier, Bruchsal elixir to an old woman, and magnetic drops

Background imageAckermann Collection: Hotel guest beset by salespeople in the parlour

Hotel guest beset by salespeople in the parlour of the Hotel des Quatre Nations, Paris, 18th century. The room is full of furriers, lace sellers, hatters, mercers, hairdressers, tailors

Background imageAckermann Collection: English gentleman consulting a somniloquist, 18th century

English gentleman consulting a somniloquist, 18th century
English gentleman consulting a somniloquist in his chambers, 18th century. The sleeping fortune teller lies in a bed in a room decorated with crocodile skin, Egyptian figures and incense burners

Background imageAckermann Collection: Customs inspectors opening luggage at the border

Customs inspectors opening luggage at the border, 18th century. Searched by the Douaniers at the French frontiers. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Thomas Rowlandson

Background imageAckermann Collection: Travellers dining at a restaurant in a French inn, 18thC

Travellers dining at a restaurant in a French inn, 18thC
Travellers dining at a restaurant in a French inn, late 18th century. Table d hote. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Thomas Rowlandson from Journal of Sentimental Travels

Background imageAckermann Collection: English gentleman and sleeping woman in a hotel room

English gentleman and sleeping woman in a hotel room
English gentleman with candlesticks in both hands tries to remove a bell rope from the bosom of a sleeping woman. The inn at Marseilles

Background imageAckermann Collection: English gentleman on trial in a religious tribunal

English gentleman on trial in a religious tribunal in Avignon. He takes out a page with the legend of St. Clara of Falkenstein to the astonishment of an old hag and chaste Clara

Background imageAckermann Collection: A theatre company is disbanded after a charge of blasphemy

A theatre company is disbanded after a charge of blasphemy. Actors, actresses and stage painters react in shock to the news. A tragic story at Avignon

Background imageAckermann Collection: English gentleman and bookseller staring at a young beauty

English gentleman and bookseller staring at a young beauty
An English gentleman at a booksellers in Avignon, catching his first glimpse of the beauty Clara with her old aunt. First sight of Clara at Avignon

Background imageAckermann Collection: English gentleman at the tomb of Petrarchs muse, Laura

English gentleman at the tomb of Petrarchs muse, Laura de Sade, Laure des Noves, in the Chapelle des Sade, convent of the Cordeliers, Avignon. At the tomb of Laura

Background imageAckermann Collection: A gentleman and woman kiss on a bench near a town gate

A gentleman and woman kiss on a bench near a town gate as a two-horse phaeton with leering man drives by. The Embrace. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Thomas Rowlandson

Background imageAckermann Collection: Woman about to fall over with her shoes caught in the mud

Woman about to fall over with her shoes caught in the mud during a walk after the rain. Miseries of the Country. Handcoloured copperplate engraving designed

Background imageAckermann Collection: Husband holding off his angry wife with mop

Husband holding off his angry wife with mop. A bottle of gin on the windowsill and a sign reading Conjugal Felicity a Romance. A Stag at Bay

Background imageAckermann Collection: Two lovers in a parlour disturbed by prying maids

Two lovers in a parlour disturbed by prying maids moving glasses in a cupboard. Miseries Domestic. Handcoloured copperplate engraving designed

Background imageAckermann Collection: Parson cursing foxhunters and hounds trampling his garden

Parson cursing foxhunters and hounds trampling his garden after a fox. Despite a warning sign reading Steel traps spring guns set in this garden. The Enraged Vicar

Background imageAckermann Collection: Man beating a stubborn horse with a cudgel, while

Man beating a stubborn horse with a cudgel, while the owner Widow Carzy waves a broom at him. Sign reads Neat chaises and saddle horses to lett by the Widow Carzy. Symptoms of Restiveness

Background imageAckermann Collection: A dinner party ruined by the arrival of a stinking game dish

A dinner party ruined by the arrival of a stinking game dish
A dinner party ruined by the arrival of a game dish that has gone off. Miseries of the Table. Handcoloured copperplate engraving designed

Background imageAckermann Collection: Man forced to wear his hosts ill-fitting clothes

Man forced to wear his hosts ill-fitting clothes at a dinner party after arriving drenched from the rain. Miseries of Travelling

Background imageAckermann Collection: Man sitting down on a startled cat in his chair

Man sitting down on a startled cat in his chair and being scolded by an old woman. Miseries Domestic. Handcoloured copperplate engraving designed

Background imageAckermann Collection: Man suffering from gout greeted painfully by a sailor

Man suffering from gout greeted painfully by a sailor
Man suffering from painful gout in his limbs greeted by a muscular sailor with a strong handshake and a stamp on the foot. Miseries Personal



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