Digitised sections of the Collection

The table below provides direct links to websites where images of John Johnson Collection items are available.  There is also information about ephemera from other Bodleian Library collections that are catalogued in the John Johnson online catalogue and sections that are currently being catalogued.

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Section

Cataloguing level

Image location where applicable

Actors, Actresses and Entertainers

Full

ProQuest

Animals on Show

Full

18th century ODL,

19th century ProQuest 

Artists’ Invitations

Minimal

Bazaars and Sales

Full

ProQuest

Beauty Parlour

Full

ProQuest

Bellmen’s Verses

Minimal

Bookplates: Johnson

Minimal

Some on ProQuest

Boots and Shoes

Full

ProQuest

Broadsides: Murders and Executions

Full

ProQuest

Calendars

Minimal

Card Games

Minimal

Circuses

Full

Cocoa, Chocolate and Confectionery

Full

ProQuest

Colour Printing 6-9 (Edmund Evans)

Full

ProQuest

Crime

Full

ProQuest

Dentistry

Full

ProQuest

Dickens

Minimal

Dioramas

Full

18th century ODL,

19th century ProQuest

Educational folder 4 (Writing Blanks)

Full

ODL and JJ

Elegies

Minimal

Entertainments folders

Full

ProQuest

Exhibition catalogues

Minimal

Fashion 19 (satirical prints)

Full

VADS and JJ

Fashion f 3 (prints)

Full

VADS and JJ

Fire Grates and Cooking Ranges

Full

ProQuest

Food

Full

ProQuest

French Wars & Revolutions folder 6

Full

VADS

Fuel

Full

ProQuest

Games (artefacts)

Full

ODL and JJ (some)

Games (board)

Full

ODL and JJ

Gas and Gas Appliances

Full

ProQuest

Greetings Booklets

Minimal

Hats

Full

ProQuest

Hogarth Press (bookjackets only)

Minimal

Human Freaks

Full

18th century ODL,

19th century ProQuest

Ireland folder 1

Minimal

VADS

Iron Foundries and Machinery

Full

ProQuest

Ironmongery

Full

ProQuest

Jackets (Bookjackets)

Minimal

Johnson Albums 152 (Darton)

Full

ProQuest

Labels

Full

ProQuest

Lithography General folders

Full

ProQuest

London Play Places

Full

18th century ODL,

19th century ProQuest

London Playbills [link to list]

Full (to R)

ProQuest

Lotteries

Full

ProQuest

Magic and Mystery

Full

18th century ODL,

19th century ProQuest

Menus [link to list]

Full

Men’s Clothes

Full

ProQuest

Mezzotints folder

Full

ProQuest

Miniature Theatre

Full

ProQuest

Motor Cars

Minimal

Toyota

Museums

Full

ProQuest

Music Titles

Full

ProQuest

Musicians and Opera Singers

Full

ProQuest

Nigger Minstrels

Full

ProQuest

Note Headings 6-19

Full

ProQuest

Oil and Candles

Full

ProQuest

Oil Lamps and Stoves

Full

ProQuest

Oxford Trade

Full

ProQuest

Oxford Trade Pamphlets

Full

ProQuest

Paper Bags

Full

ProQuest

Patent Medicines

Full

ProQuest

Performances in Royal Residences

Full

ProQuest

Playbills on Silk

Full

ProQuest

Political Cartoons

Full + Minimal

VADS and JJ

Political General folder 1

Minimal

VADS and JJ

Posters

Minimal

Printed Fabrics

Minimal

Printed on the Ice

Full

ProQuest

Prospectuses (19th c)

Full

ProQuest

Prospectuses of Journals

Full

ProQuest

Provincial Booktrade

Full

JJ

Provincial Playbills

Full

18th century ODL,

19th century ProQuest

Puzzle Pictures folder

Full

ProQuest

Puzzles, Conundrums, Games

Minimal

Queen Caroline folder

Full

VADS and JJ

Reform Bills folder 2

Minimal

VADS and JJ

Scraps

Full

ProQuest

Sewing Cottons & Sewing Machines

Full

ProQuest

Silver, Jewellery, etc

Full

ProQuest

Soap

Full

ProQuest

Soft Drinks

Full

ProQuest

Street Ballads

Full (on Ballads site only)

Ballads site

Taxation folder 3 (cartoons)

Full

VADS and JJ

Tea and Coffee

Full

ProQuest

Tea and Grocery Papers

Full

ProQuest

The Scrap Album

Full

ProQuest

Tickets 6

Full

18th century ODL,

19th century ProQuest

Tickets 7

Minimal

Tickets: Dances (18th c)

Minimal

ODL and JJ

Tickets: Show Places

Full

ProQuest

Tickets: Theatrical

Full

ProQuest

Tobacco Papers

Full

ProQuest

Trade Cards

Full

JJ

Trade Cards: Watch papers

Full

Trade in Cheap Lithographs folder

Full

ProQuest

Trade in Cheap Mezzotints folder

Full

ProQuest

Trade in Prints and Scraps

Full

ProQuest

Trade Sale catalogues vol

Minimal

ProQuest

Trades and Professions prints

Minimal

VADS and JJ

Tradesmen’s Lists

Full

JJ (most)

Umbrellas and Trunks

Full

ProQuest

Waxworks

Full

18th century ODL,

19th century ProQuest

Window Bills and Adverts folder

Full

ProQuest

Window Pictures and Transparencies

Full

ProQuest

Wines and Spirits

Full

ProQuest

Women’s Clothes and Millinery

Full

ProQuest

 

Please note: Entertainment images are split between those for 18th century items which are available both on the Oxford Digital Library and through the Johnson online catalogue and those for 19th century Entertainment material which are on the ProQuest site.

Ephemera from other Bodleian ephemera collections included in the Johnson online catalogue

Section

Cataloguing level

Image location where applicable

Bridgnorth Collection III C.

Full

ProQuest

Harding B44 (Writing Blanks)

Full

ODL and JJ

Harding B9 (Crime broadsides)

Full

ProQuest

Harding Bookplates

 

Minimal

In progress

The following sections are currently being catalogued:

Booktrade: London

Booktrade: Trade Cards

Circulating Libraries

Circulating Library labels

Harding Bookplates

Ballam Collection of Games

Cinema 1 (pre-Cinema)

John Fraser Collection of Propaganda Postcards

 

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