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Aborigines. (Neuhollander)
A man, woman and child of Tasmania. (Ein mann, frau und kind von Vandiemensland)
Christ in the temple ( Christas als Knabe im Tempel)
Houses on stilts. (Hauser auf pfahlen)
Ein wilder der Admiralitatsinseln. Mannu Frauen v. der Inseld Aussatzigeri.
Tombs of children in the Solomon Islands. (Graber der Kinder auf den Salomonsinseln)
The Wesleyan Chapel, Popham's Broadway, Madras.
Mort de Montcalm / Desfontaines, del; Moret, sculp.

Mort de Montcalm / Desfontaines, del; Moret, sculp.

Print shows the death of the Marquis de Montcalm during the siege of Québec.

Manerbawr Castle in Pembrokeshire, from Twelve Views in Aquatinta from Drawings taken on the Spot in South Wales
View in Queen Charlotte's Sound, New Zealand.
The encampment in Hyde Park MDCCLXXX / P. Sandby fecit.

The encampment in Hyde Park MDCCLXXX / P. Sandby fecit.

Print shows tents beneath large trees on the right and in the background, with soldiers and citizens clustered in small groups; at the far right is a drinking establishment with a sign that states "Pooles Inti... More

Jason et medée. Ballet tragique, British Cartoon Print

Jason et medée. Ballet tragique, British Cartoon Print

"Gaetan Vestris as Jason between two ladies of the ballet..." (Source: George) [N. Dance?, del. ; Bartolozzi, sc.]. This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires ... More

The encampment on the Black-Heath MDCCLXXX / P. Sandby fecit.

The encampment on the Black-Heath MDCCLXXX / P. Sandby fecit.

Print showing camp followers resting near windmill, with tents of a military encampment on the plains, with fields and trees in the background. Title from item.

The encampment in the museum garden MDCCLXXX / N' P. Sandby f.

The encampment in the museum garden MDCCLXXX / N' P. Sandby f.

Print showing men, women, and children on the lawn in the museum garden, building on the left, and the tents of a military encampment, on the right. Title from item.

The encampment in St. James's Park MDCCLXXX

The encampment in St. James's Park MDCCLXXX

Print shows soldiers relaxing in tents and talking on horseback, with women and children and dogs in the foreground, and a view of Westminster Abbey in the background. Title from item.

Melpomene, British Cartoon Print

Melpomene, British Cartoon Print

"Mrs. Siddons stands on the stage, her head turned in profile to the left, her left hand outstretched to take a heavy purse which hangs on a pitchfork emerging from clouds..." (Source: George) [Gillray]. This r... More

The miser's feast, British Cartoon Print, James Gillray

The miser's feast, British Cartoon Print, James Gillray

Cartoon shows a miser seated at a table eating a meager meal; Death stands off to the right as an emaciated and naked manservant holding in his right hand a tray with a bone on it and behind him, in his left ha... More

The Wapping concert, British Cartoon Print

The Wapping concert, British Cartoon Print

"A concert-room with a boarded floor and low platform on which are the instrumentalists..." (Source: George) [Wigstead?] This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Sat... More

A view of the city of Quebec, the capital of Canada, taken from the rock on Point Levi, by Wm. Peachy Octr. 23d, 1784 / engraved by J. Wells.

A view of the city of Quebec, the capital of Canada, taken from the ro...

Print shows ship in the foreground with the city of Québec in the distance.

The view of Huahine, one of the Society Islands in the South Seas
A view of Owhyhee, one of the Sandwich Islands
The sweet delights of love / F.G. Byron, Esqr. delt., British Cartoon Print

The sweet delights of love / F.G. Byron, Esqr. delt., British Cartoon ...

Print shows a depressed-looking husband seated between a baby in a cradle and a complaining wife, as smoke billows from the fire on the right and a bill collector(?) enters a door on the left. Title from item. ... More

Le mea culpa du Prince Lambesc -- sans restitution point de salut

Le mea culpa du Prince Lambesc -- sans restitution point de salut

Print shows three men representing the nobility, the clergy, and the third estate meeting beneath a tree against which is sitting Prince de Lambesc, while workmen demolish the Bastille in the background. May sy... More

Par moy vous êtes tous freres

Par moy vous êtes tous freres

Print shows on the right, a woman, "la réligion" (possibly representing the Virgin Mary), labeled no. 1, standing, holding a cross illuminated by the sun, on the left, a cluster of figures includes an angel-lik... More

Sous la gloire des augustes maisons de nos princes, Minerve deésse protectrice de la France, contemple le tiers etat figuré par un laboureur poussant sa charrue dans un sillon

Sous la gloire des augustes maisons de nos princes, Minerve deésse pro...

Print shows Minerva, gazing fondly heavenward, standing on the top level of a tiered checkerboard, holding a pike with banner and a shield with the likeness of Medusa on it; in a pastoral setting is a member of... More

Reigate, Thomas Rowlandson
[L'homme aux assignats]

[L'homme aux assignats]

Print shows a man, possibly Armand-Gaston Camus, wearing a garment fashioned entirely from "assignats" (French paper money before the livre), several men (identified by number in the caption) are standing aroun... More

Lalli ci-devt. comte de Tolendal, député aux États Généraux de 1789 Levachez, sculp.; Duplessi-Bertaux, inv. & del.; Duplessi-Bertaux, aqua forti

Lalli ci-devt. comte de Tolendal, député aux États Généraux de 1789 Le...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Levachez.

Race ground, Thomas Rowlandson
Saloon at the Marine Pavilion, Thomas Rowlandson
Crawley, Thomas Rowlandson
John Bull, baited by the dogs of excise

John Bull, baited by the dogs of excise

A British satire on efforts by William Pitt, George Rose, and some members of Parliament to impose new "Excise" duties on tobacco (cf. Tobacco Excise Bill). The additional tax burden on British citizens is impl... More

Sutton, Thomas Rowlandson
The Steine, Thomas Rowlandson
Bathing machines, Thomas Rowlandson
England. Principal front, Bank of England as designed by Sir Robert Taylor ca. 1790

England. Principal front, Bank of England as designed by Sir Robert Ta...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: England. Aquatint. Joseph Verner Reed, 1949.

Saloon at the Marine Pavilion, Thomas Rowlandson
Cuckfield, Thomas Rowlandson
L'amitié, aux mânes du Cher. Thomas Mauduit Colonel du Regiment du Port-au-Prince dans l'Isle de St. Domingue

L'amitié, aux mânes du Cher. Thomas Mauduit Colonel du Regiment du Por...

Thomas-Antoine Mauduit-Duplessis, half-length portrait, facing slightly left. Purchase; 1981; (DLC/PP-1981:106.) Title from item. Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress).

Chute prochaine de la fille a Target

Chute prochaine de la fille a Target

Print shows a hay wagon driven by a monk behind three horses, "la Guerre, la Bangueroute et un Marie Jacobin," who are harassed by "Jokais" of the constitution, "la Famine, la Rage, le Sacrilége, le Désespoir, ... More

[Honoré Gabriel Mirabeau, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, in oval] / gravé par P.M. Alix 1792.
Cas du manifeste du Duc de Brunswick

Cas du manifeste du Duc de Brunswick

Print shows four figures representing foreign nations responding unfavorably to the manifesto issued by the Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg on July 25 1792. A fifth figure representing Fame (an angel with trumpe... More

D'Aguesseau sauve la France pendant la famine 1709 / Desfontaines delt. ; Moret sculpt.

D'Aguesseau sauve la France pendant la famine 1709 / Desfontaines delt...

Henri-François d'Aguesseau authorizing the removal of grain from a storage facility during the famine of 1709. Illus. in: Portraits des grands hommes, femmes illustres, et sujets mémorables de France : gravés e... More

Epouventail de la nation

Epouventail de la nation

Print shows an effigy of the marquis de Lafayette as the scarecrow of the nation (upper torso on a post stuck in tall grass on a river bank at the border, wearing military uniform, brandishing a sword) attempti... More

[Jean Paul Marat, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in oval] / P.M. Alix sculp 1793.

[Jean Paul Marat, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in oval] /...

Title devised by Library staff. Paper has a watermark on the right side, two lines of indistinct letters or words. B.N., 44

Gradation de la tête de grenouille jusqu'au profil d'Apollon, d'après les idées du célébre Lavater

Gradation de la tête de grenouille jusqu'au profil d'Apollon, d'après ...

Print shows the head of a frog transformed (in 24 stages) into the profile of Apollo. Includes commentary on each facial transformation. Title from item. Possibly purchased from Colnaghi & Co. in 1803. Source: ... More

Pariser poisarden / C. Katz, [s. or f.]c.

Pariser poisarden / C. Katz, [s. or f.]c.

Satire on revolutionaries. Possibly by Cornelis Katz. Purchase; Kunsthandel Antiquariaat Sothmann; 1985; (DLC/PP-1985:398).

[Self portrait] / Franco. Goya y Lucientes, pintor.
Le meâ culpâ du Pape / S. L'amerique inv. sculp.

Le meâ culpâ du Pape / S. L'amerique inv. sculp.

Print shows Pope Pius VI on his knees being reprimanded by God, in the form of a bird, after giving up art treasures as a result of the Treaty of Tolentino. Title from item. de Vinck, 6899 Forms part of: French... More

Néker ministre d'état et directeur général des finances en 1788, ministre d'etat et premier ministre des finances en 1790 Duplessi Bertaux inv. et del. ; Duplessi-Bertaux aqua forti ; Levachez sculp

Néker ministre d'état et directeur général des finances en 1788, minis...

Print shows Jacques Necker, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, in medallion above a frieze depicting a violent confrontation between soldiers and citizens on July 12, 1789. Title from item. Printed belo... More

[Eh bien, Messieurs! deux millions]

[Eh bien, Messieurs! deux millions]

Print shows Napoleon Bonaparte motioning toward a statue, one of the many treasures he brought back from his first campaign in Italy in 1797, and addresses a group of men, possibly of the Directory. Title from ... More

Jérome Pétion, Député aux états généraux de 1789, Maire de Paris en 1792, ensuite Député à la Convention Nationale Duplessi Bertaux inv. et del. ; Duplessi-Bertaux aqua forti ; Levachez sculp

Jérome Pétion, Député aux états généraux de 1789, Maire de Paris en 17...

Print shows Jérôme Pétion, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, in medallion above frieze depicting "Pétion porté en triomphe à la fête des Suisses de Chateau-Vieux", showing him riding on a huge... More

Le traité de paix avec Rome - baisez ca papa, et faite pate de velour / S. L'amerique inv. sculp.

Le traité de paix avec Rome - baisez ca papa, et faite pate de velour ...

Print shows on the left, a cat, representing Pope Pius VI, and on the right, a rooster, representing Napoleon I, holding a bundle of dried twigs and telling the cat to retract its claws, resulting in the Treaty... More

The danger of crim con! / Woodward del., British Cartoon Print

The danger of crim con! / Woodward del., British Cartoon Print

Print shows a couple engaged in a "crim[inal] con[versation]"; the woman, seated on a chair, inclined toward a man seated next to her, her hands around his right arm; she says to him, "The good Man is gone a lo... More

Contemplations upon a coronet ; / Js Gy, inv. & ft.

Contemplations upon a coronet ; / Js Gy, inv. & ft.

"Miss Farren (left) sits at her dressing-table, contemplating wth rapt admiration an earl's coronet on a wig-block which is a caricature of Lord Derby's head ..." (Source: George)

Loyal souls; or A peep into the mess-room, at St. James's / Js Gy, d. & fect., British Cartoon Print

Loyal souls; or A peep into the mess-room, at St. James's / Js Gy, d. ...

"Fifteen officers sit round a roughly made table on which are decanters of fruit..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in t... More

Ah! s'il y voyoit! / Vincent ino. et del. ; Commarieux sculpt.

Ah! s'il y voyoit! / Vincent ino. et del. ; Commarieux sculpt.

Print shows two fashionably dressed women walking on a country road, one is carrying a purse on her left hand; they ignore a "blind" beggar with a small dog on a leash and holding a cup and stick in right hand.... More

Michel Le Pelletier de St. Fargeau, président a mortier au parlement de Paris, puis député à la Convention Nationale, assassiné le 20 Janvier 1793 Duplessi Bertaux inv. et del. ; Duplessi-Bertaux aqua forti ; Levachez sculp

Michel Le Pelletier de St. Fargeau, président a mortier au parlement d...

Print shows Michel Lepeletier de Saint Fargeau, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile, in medallion above frieze depicting his assassination in a restaurant in the Palais Royal. Title from item. Printed be... More

A view of the French raft, as seen afloat at St Maloes in February 1798
Los Caprichos. Plate 76. ¿Esta umd... pues, como digo.. eh! Cuidado! si nó... (You understand?... well, as I say... eh! Look out! otherwise...)
Represantant d'une grande nation / J. Cooke, sculpt., 40 Howland St.

Represantant d'une grande nation / J. Cooke, sculpt., 40 Howland St.

"A grotesque monster, nude and hairy, representing the Constitution of the Year III, stands against the trunk of L'Arbre de Liberté (right) with upraised hands. The tree, Emblême de l'Arbre de Connoissance, has... More

Los Caprichos. Plate 32. Por que fue sensible (Because she was susceptible).
Los Caprichos. Plate 23. Aquellos polbos (Those specks of dust).
Autumn. No. 4. Gigantic sycamores, [...]

Autumn. No. 4. Gigantic sycamores, [...]

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bennett, W.J.

Bonaparte, premier consul de la Republique Française -- revue du quintidi / Boilly pinxit ; Levachez sculpt ; Duplessis Bertaux aquaforti.

Bonaparte, premier consul de la Republique Française -- revue du quint...

Print shows Napoleon Bonaparte, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in medallion above scene depicting troop review. Title from item. Déposé à la Bibliotheque Nle. le 29 Thermidor An X. Trimmed to within ... More

Tomb of Abelard and Heloise W.D. Fellowes delt. ; J. Hill sc

Tomb of Abelard and Heloise W.D. Fellowes delt. ; J. Hill sc

Print shows a view of the tomb of Abelard and Héloïse in a fairly wooded section of the Père-Lachaise cemetery in Paris, France, with two pilgrims in prayer. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1998:151) Forms part of: Ma... More

The inhabitants of Papus Island (Die Bewohner der Papusinsel)
Winter. No. 5. Impeded travellers in a pine forest [...]

Winter. No. 5. Impeded travellers in a pine forest [...]

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bennett, W.J.

Untitled [Portrait of Captain W Dugdale]
Summer. No. 3. A road accident [...]

Summer. No. 3. A road accident [...]

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bennett, W.J. Check 050 and 245 field.

Anacreontick's in full song / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect., British Cartoon Print

Anacreontick's in full song / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect., British Cart...

Eight elderly topers with pipes and glasses surround a small oblong table, on which are punch-bowl, wine-glasses, tobacco, &c. All are much caricatured; some sing, a parson sleeps, a dog howls... (George) This ... More

[A Spanish nobleman places the lance]

[A Spanish nobleman places the lance]

Print shows a picador about to thrust a lance into the shoulder of a bull charging a bullfighter holding a cape. Title from Viewpoints. The letter "A" is printed in upper right corner of plate. Illus. from: La ... More

Preparing for the grand attack- or- a private rehearsal of "The Ci-devant Ministry in Danger"
A view of the entrance of St. John's Newfoundland.
Blowing up the Pic Nic's;--or--Harlequin Quixotte attacking the puppets / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect ., British Cartoon Print

Blowing up the Pic Nic's;--or--Harlequin Quixotte attacking the puppet...

"Sheridan leads the forces of the professionals against the amateurs of the Pic Nic Society, who are performing on a small, elegant stage, rising (without orchestra) from the boards in the foreground where thes... More

Death of the Corsican fox--Scene the last of the Royal-Hunt / Js. Gillray. inv & fect.

Death of the Corsican fox--Scene the last of the Royal-Hunt / Js. Gill...

King George III as a huntsman, holds up to a pack of hounds a fox with the head of Napoleon. Hounds' collars inscribed with names of naval leaders "Nelson," "Sydney S. Gardner," "Cornwallis." Men on horseback l... More

The King of Brobdingnag, and Gulliver
The king of Brobdingnag and Gulliver

The king of Brobdingnag and Gulliver

King George III in military uniform, holds a tiny Napoleon in the palm of his hand while inspecting him with a spy-glass.

Panoramic view of St. Petersburg, dedicated by permission to his Imperial Majesty Alexander 1st. by his much obliged humble servant J.A. Atkinson / drawn on the spot by J.A. Atkinson, from the observatory of the Academy of Sciences.

Panoramic view of St. Petersburg, dedicated by permission to his Imper...

Print showing panoramic view of St. Petersburg, including Academy of Arts, colleges, Cronstad (i.e., Kronshtadt), warehouses, and the Gottorp Globe. Title from item. Title also in French. Plate 3 of 4. Includes... More

Plan of the attack by Lord Nelson, on the combined fleet, October 21st 1805
La Tauromaquia (Bullfighting). Plate B (rejected). Horse thrown by a bull.
[The chase after a hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

[The chase after a hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

Print shows men on horseback, carrying spears, chasing a wild hog through tall grasses. In the background, Natives are harvesting the grasses which they pile on a wagon or "hackerie". Also shown is a female hog... More

[Beating sugar-canes for a hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

[Beating sugar-canes for a hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etche...

Print shows three men on horseback, carrying spears, waiting, as Natives systematically beat sugarcane with bamboo staffs and, with the aid of two dogs, drive a wild hog from cover past the waiting hunters. Als... More

[The hog at bay] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

[The hog at bay] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

Print shows men on horseback, carrying spears, and two dogs, chasing a wild hog through tall grasses. One of the dogs has caught the hog by the hind legs or rump. One horse has fallen, its rider on the ground, ... More

View of Boston, from the bay
[Hog-hunters meeting by surprise a tigress and her cubs] / Williamson & Howitt del. ; J. Clark, etched.

[Hog-hunters meeting by surprise a tigress and her cubs] / Williamson ...

Print shows four men on horseback, carrying spears, chasing a wild hog and suddenly coming upon a tigress and her cubs in tall grass; in the background, a caravan with camels and elephants passes to the right. ... More

[The dead hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.
Vue de la Lendt dans le Pays de Salzbourg Ansicht von der Lendt im Salzburgischen Gezeig u Gest. von J.J. Strüdt

Vue de la Lendt dans le Pays de Salzbourg Ansicht von der Lendt im Sal...

Print shows a pastoral scene with a boy with two cows on shore of a river in the foreground, and a view of Lendt with mountains in the background. Title from item. Label mounted on verso.

Vue de Berchtolsgaden dans le Pays de Salzbourg Ansicht von Berchtolsgaden im Salzburgischen Gezeig u Gest. von J.J. Strüdt

Vue de Berchtolsgaden dans le Pays de Salzbourg Ansicht von Berchtolsg...

Print shows a pastoral scene with a young man or boy on horseback with three farm animals on a dirt road in the foreground, and a view of Berchtesgaden with mountains in the background. Title from item. Label m... More

Franz Joseph Gall leading a discussion, Thomas Rowlandson
[Couple at fair looking at a clown and a bell ringer]

[Couple at fair looking at a clown and a bell ringer]

Illus. from: The Costume of Great Britain / W.H. Pyne. London: William Miller, 1808, no. 10.

The centaur-ian manager / the caricaturist general fecit., British Cartoon Print

The centaur-ian manager / the caricaturist general fecit., British Car...

A satire on the equestrian performances at Covent Garden, with John Philip Kemble, as a mount for Mrs. Sarah Siddons, as a tragedy queen, with raised dagger. Behind the centaur's kicking hind-legs lies Comedy o... More

View of the Old Brick Meeting House in Boston, 1808 / drawn by I.R. Smith ; engraved by J. Kidder.

View of the Old Brick Meeting House in Boston, 1808 / drawn by I.R. Sm...

Old brick church, dedicated May 3, 1713; torn down 1808.

Los Desastres de la Guerra (The disasters of war). Plate 57. Sanos y enfermos (The healthy and the sick).
Caffres hunting a lion / Howitt del. ; Clark & Dubourg sculpt.

Caffres hunting a lion / Howitt del. ; Clark & Dubourg sculpt.

Print shows Africans with spears surrounding a lion; an injured man lies in the foreground. Title from item. Gift; Frances Benjamin Johnston; 1947 Feb. 12.

Le Combat naval, gloire Américaine / Garneray,del ; Coquerel,sc.

Le Combat naval, gloire Américaine / Garneray,del ; Coquerel,sc.

Print shows the U.S. Constitution and HBM Java, her masts and sails destroyed, after a battle during the War of 1812. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 4413A.

View of the River Wye [England]

View of the River Wye [England]

Illus. in: Aqua pictura / John Hassell. London, 1813.

Weg met de regie! Amerikansche waar

Weg met de regie! Amerikansche waar

Print shows Dutch soldiers and Russian cavalry driving away French excise men collecting import taxes on American tobacco in Holland; also shows businessmen around a barrel of tobacco leaves and ships in the ba... More

Fort Niagara taken from the British side of the river at Newark / Strickland sc.

Fort Niagara taken from the British side of the river at Newark / Stri...

Print shows Fort Niagara on a peninsula at the mouth of the Niagara River in Lake Ontario. Title from item. Published in Port Folio Magazine October 1814, p. 297. Stamped on lower right on mount: Map Division O... More

O.H. Perry Esqr. hero of the Lake designd & acquatinted by W. Strickland

O.H. Perry Esqr. hero of the Lake designd & acquatinted by W. Strickla...

Print showing Oliver H. Perry, bust portrait, left profile, wearing military uniform. Title from item. Caption in ribbon below laurel branches: "We have met the enemy - and they are ours."

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