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John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera and Women's Studies: Queens

A guide to finding the easiest ways to accessing ephemera of interest to Women's Studies in the John Johnson Collection

Other Queens

Queen Anne Several early trade cards have Queen Anne's portrait as the Queen's Head. There is a small section relating to her in Ceremonial box 1. JJColl: Booktrade London A

Queen Caroline: Broadsides: Queen Caroline includes ephemera relating to the Green Bag Plot, satirical prints, and elegies

Queen Alexandra features in Ceremonial boxes 5 and 6  and in many advertisements, notably for Glenfield Starch and Alexandra Dentifrice! 

JJColl: Dentistry (42)

Queen Victoria


The Collection is strong in Victorian ephemera and incorporates many images of the Queen. Boxes 2-4 of our Ceremonial section are devoted to Queen Victoria, but there is far more: Advertisements, the Great Exhibition, Games, Popular Prints & Political Cartoons

Top left:  British sovereigns or The Circle of history. British sovereigns, dissected puzzle. Ballam Collection: Ogilvy (7)

Top right: The Royal Jubilee Stationery Cabinet. JJColl: Labels 14 (13)

Bottom left: Advertisement for Golfer Oats. JJColl: Food 4 (69)

Bottom right: Coronation of Queen Victoria (Langley's Coronation Characters). JJColl: Trade in Prints and Scraps 6 (40)