Print with legend shows and identifies several locations in the vicinity of Boston, including John Hancock's house, Beacon Hill, the British encampment on McHill, and a blockhouse.
Print shows Joseph Warren on bended knee, right hand over chest, left hand on rifle for support, after being mortally wounded during the battle of Bunker Hill, three soldiers stand nearby.
View of the attack on Bunker's Hill, with the burning of Charles Town, June 17, 1775 / drawn by Mr. Millar ; engraved by Lodge.
Print shows four British warships landing troops and firing on Charlestown, a British battery on Copp's Hill in Boston also fires on Charlestown which is in flames, also shows the assault on "Bunker's Hill."
Depicts event of January 25, 1774 when Boston Commissioner of Customs John Malcom (or Malcomb) was tarred and feathered and hung out his window by an angry mob.
Print shows John Malcolm, a customs officer, standing in a two-wheeled cart on a street crowded with onlookers as men prepare to tar and feather him.
The bloody massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770 by a party of the 29th Regt. / engrav'd, printed & sold by Paul Revere, Boston.
Print shows British troops firing on a group of citizens on a street in Boston, Massachusetts, with the Royal Custom House known as "Butcher's Hall" on the right, the First Church and Town House in the backgrou... more
A New method of Macarony making as practised at Boston / copied on stone by D. C. Johnston from a print published in London 1774.
Print shows two American revolutionaries tarring and feathering the tax collector. In the background, a gallows.
The Bostons paying the excise-man or tarring & feathering / copied on stone by D. C. Johnston from a print published in London 1774.
Print shows a mob pouring tea into the mouth of a Loyalist who has been tarred and feathered. Behind the group, on the right, is the "Liberty Tree" from which hangs a noose and a sign "Stamp Act" written upside... more
The grand national caravan moving east. / drawn by Hassan Straightshanks, under the immediate Superintendence of Maj. Jack Downing.
A burlesque parade, led by Andrew Jackson and satirizing various aspects of his administration. The procession moves from right to left. At its head is Jackson, seated on a horse with Martin Van Buren cross-le... more
A cryptic and anonymous satire probably referring to the 1834 "decapitation" of the wooden figure-head of Andrew Jackson, placed on the ship "Constitution" when it was refitted at Boston. The deed was perpetrat... more
The Boston Custom House, constructed 1837-1847, is among the earliest federal buildings erected outside the nation's capital. After Congress authorized a new custom house for the city of Boston, a local board o... more
One of the few campaign prints issued in support of Democratic incumbent Martin Van Buren's 1840 presidential bid. Designed to appeal to the workingman, the print invokes the recent history of Democratic suppor... more
Print showing a bird's-eye view, looking north and west, of the city of Boston and notable landmarks of the surrounding communities. Includes numbered key identifying prominent features.
Sketch of a house in the streets at Boston Mass: being raised from its foundations for the purpsoe of permanent elevation
Drawing shows a three-story house in Boston, raised off its foundations on stones and logs to increase its elevation. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.
Print shows a bird's-eye view of the Portland Star Match Factory in Portland, Maine, with a Boston & Maine Railroad passenger train passing on the lower right foreground, men unloading timber from railroad cars... more
The Methodist : the largest and best paper in the denomination / John A. Gray, Printer, Stereotyper, and Binder, Cor. of Frankfort and Jacob Sts., New York.
Print shows a large advertisement for "The Methodist" a denominational newspaper published in New York; includes portraits of Rev. Henry Slicer, D.D., of the East-Baltimore Conference, Rev. George Peck, D.D., o... more
Banknote showing an explorer, possibly Columbus, a woman holding dividers to a globe, and the head of a woman with grapes in her hair.
Campaign ephemera for Democratic presidential candidates George B. McClellan and George H. Pendleton, showing head-and-shoulders portrait of George B. McClellan.
Two panel illustration showing a distraught Charles Dickens standing with another man behind the door to his hotel room, on the other side of which is a group of people portraying characters from Dickens' novel... more