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What does it cover?

  • The first release provides access to facsimile images of more than 6,300 items, including more than 4,000 pieces of theatrical ephemera from the Nineteenth-Century Entertainment category and more than 1,000 items from the Booktrade category. Over 700 Popular Prints are now available in facsimile form, along with more than 400 items from Advertising and over 100 from Crimes, Murders and Executions.
  • More than 14,400 catalogue records are available in this first release. Note that catalogue records are added to the John Johnson Collection in advance of the facsimile images to which they relate. Users wishing to restrict searches to items for which facsimile images are currently available should use the checkbox positioned above the Keyword(s) field on the Search: All screen and on the three category-specific search screens (Entertainment, Booktrade and Advertising) to exclude records without images from their results.
  • The completed collection of 65,000 items.