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Bramwell Taylor, John, c1912 - 2003

 Person

Biography

John Bramwell Taylor was a Yorkshireman who migrated to the South East of England during the 1930s. John Bramwell Taylor spent his working life as a porter at the Travellers’ Club in London and spent all his free time and money collecting printed ephemera.

Very well known to dealers and collectors of ephemera John had a deep and abiding knowledge of early printing history. He collected in all areas and the material that is now in the National Fairground Archive is only one small aspect of his Collection.

John Bramwell Taylor died in Notting Hill London in 2003 and his large and extensive Collection was split on his death.

Found in 370 Collections and/or Records:

1813 Description of the View of Moscow Handbill, 1813

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.90
Scope and Contents

Sir Robert Ker Porter at Baker's Panorama, Strand. View presented by Mr Barker. Printed by J. Adlard, Printer, 23 Bartholomew Close.

Dates: 1813

A Catalogue of Dioramic Tableaux Handbill, 22 June 1835

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.45
Scope and Contents

George Robin's Auction at Cosmorama Rooms. Auction of 'Five splendid representations forming a series of historical Dioramic Tableaux of the interior of the Houses of Lords & Commons, prior to the Conflagration', 6pp.

Dates: 22 June 1835

A Description of the Principal Models Now Exhibiting Handbill, c1810 - 1829

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 2: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.221
Scope and Contents

Models executed by the sculptor L. Gahagan at 4 Union Street, Bath. A series of busts and statues with description as a guide to the exhibition, 2pp. Printed by Higman, 10 New Bond Street, Bath.

Dates: c1810 - 1829

A Grand collection of Waxworks Handbill, 27 December 1789

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 2: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.219
Scope and Contents

The Sun Inn, Sadler Street, Durham. Waxwork figures "Just arrived from Fleet Street London".

Dates: 27 December 1789

A Great Harmonic Meeting Handbill, c1851

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.35
Scope and Contents

Professional Gentlemen at the Piano Forte at John Broome’s The Sun Tavern. Exhibition of Popular songs, duets and glees by Mr John Broome. Printed by Stuart, 38 Rupert Street, Haymarket.

Dates: c1851

A Greater Wonder than Daniel Lambert Handbill, c1800 - 1899

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 2: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.248
Scope and Contents

Miss Nixon - fat woman “12 years of age and twenty-five stone” and Miss Oakley - 'midget' dwarf.

Dates: c1800 - 1899

A Hog of Stupendous Size Handbill, c1800 - 1849

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 2: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.262
Scope and Contents

Bred by John Turner in the East riding of Yorkshire. Printed by Morpeth, S, Wilkinson.

Dates: c1800 - 1849

A Magnificent Golden Temple Handbill, c1800 - 1899

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 2: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.283
Scope and Contents

Temple of massive gold at Kingston Rooms. Probably Bath.

Dates: c1800 - 1899

A New Way To Pay Off Debts Handbill, 1 December 1828

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 3: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.340
Scope and Contents

French Plays at Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. Also a performance of ‘The Beggar’s Opera’. Last Performance of the Covent-Garden Company before closure for re-decoration. Printed by W. Reynolds, 9 Denmark Court, Strand.

Dates: 1 December 1828

A Vocal and Instrumental Concert Handbill, 22 November 1838

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 3: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.321
Scope and Contents

Royal Baths, Rooms and Gardens, Manor House, Kings Road, Chelsea. Also dramatic performance on Thursday the laughable interlude of ‘The Intrigue’. Printed by Romney, 83 and 84 Bridge Road, Lambeth.

Dates: 22 November 1838

Achromatic and Sapphire Solar Microscopic Exhibition Handbill, c1840 - 1850

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.51
Scope and Contents

Achromatic and Sapphire Solar Microscopic Exhibition at Albany Rooms, York and Albany Tavern.'A grand spectacle of living aquatic insects, animalcules and other portions of Minute Nature Magnified several thousand times and occupying an area of upwards of 90 square feet'.

Dates: c1840 - 1850

African Loan Exhibition Handbill, 1895

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.174
Scope and Contents

African White Ants at Crystal Palace. Glass nest of living Ants. Printed by F.M. Evans and Co. Ltd., Crystal Palace, 2pp.

Dates: 1895

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp Handbill, 1892

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 2: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.279
Scope and Contents

Programme of Mr. Terrence Ramsdale's burlesque extravaganza at Theatre Royal, Richmond. Written and invented by Terence Ramsdale, 4pp.

Dates: 1892

American Exhibition and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Handbill, 1887

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.158
Scope and Contents

Buffalo Bill's Wild West at Earl's Court. Buffalo Bill's Wild West show. Seven other American themed attractions including a Diorama of New York Harbour and American Hunting Trophies. Printed by Perry, Printer, 138 Lillie Road, Fulham.

Dates: 1887

An Exhibition of Historical Portraits Handbill, c1800 - 1899

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 2: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.220
Scope and Contents

Watercolours of illustrious and eminent persons in British history at Exhibition Room Birmingham, 2pp. Printed by Harding and Lepard, 4 Pall Mall East, London.

Dates: c1800 - 1899

Anatomical Representation of a Female Figure Handbill, 1835

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.64
Scope and Contents

Antonio Serantoni of Florence, and Jacob Legozzi at Cosmorama Rooms. Model of a female figure "The model is shown to ladies in private and explained by a female". Including The Cardinal Sins, 7 allegorical paintings by J. Legozzi. Printed by E. and J. Thomas, 6 Exeter Street, Exeter Hall, Strand.

Dates: 1835

Anatomical Representation of a Female Figure Modelled from Venus De Medicis Handbill, c1840 - 1850

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.58
Scope and Contents

Antonio Serantoni of Florence at Cosmorama Rooms. Model of a female figure "The model is shown to ladies in private and explained by a female" Also seven allegorical paintings by Jacob Ligozzi, 2pp.

Dates: c1840 - 1850

Ancient Paintings by Correggio Handbill, 1840

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.86
Scope and Contents

Ancient Paintings by Correggio at 43 New Bond Street. Exhibition containing "Correggio and other masters" including Leonardo Da Vinci.

Dates: 1840

Angrezini's Exhibition Handbill, 1827

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 1: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.44
Scope and Contents

Mr Sievier's Marble Christ on Cross at Cosmorama Rooms. Exhibition of various statues including Christ on the cross, Venus and cupid and 'a Monument to the Memory of the Late C. Dibdin'. Printed by Whiting, Beaufort House, Strand.

Dates: 1827

Another Grand Ball by the Mayor Handbill, c1820 - 1839

 Item — Box John Barmwell Taylor Box 2: Series 178T1
Reference code: 178T1.198
Scope and Contents

Grand ball and portraits by artists of the Hubard Gallery at Nottingham. The words "Another Grand Ball by the Mayor" are in huge letters and between them are the explanation and details of the exhibition of the paintings of local people at a recent ball. Printed B.S. Oliver, Nottingham.

Dates: c1820 - 1839

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