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The dissolution of P[arliamen]t

The Parlmt. dissolved, or, the Devil turn'd fortune teller / design'd & engrav'd by G. Terry, Paternoster Row.

The colossus of the North; or the striding Boreas

Premiere assemblée du congrès / dessiné par le Barbier Peintre du Roi ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Royale de Vienne &c.

Nom de MM les deputes de la ville de Paris, a l'Assemblée National

[Three panel cartoon representing the change in condition of French peasants, union of the Three Orders (clergy, aristocracy, and people), and miserable plight of peasants]

La France reçoit des trois ordres les voeux de toutes la nation et les presentent à Louis Seize et à Mr. Necker

L'assembleé des aristocrates

Le Souhait accompli v'la comme j'avions toujours désiré que ça fut.

Assemblée nationale, abandon de tous les privileges, à Versailles sceance de la nuit du 4 au 5 aout 1789 / dessiné par C. Monnet, peintre du Roi ; gravé par Helman, de l'Académie des Arts de Lille en Flandre.

U.S. Reports: Rapelje v. Emery, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 231 (1795)

[Du pain et la constitution de LXXXXIII] / dessiné par C. Monnet ; gravé par Helman, l'an 5e, de la R.F.

I object! The gentleman from Pennsylvania objects, the gentleman will reduce his objection to writing

Blowing up the new opposition / Argus Invt.

Set-to between the champion old tip & the swell Dutcheman of Kinderhook -- 1836

U.S. Reports: The United States v. Freeman, 44 U.S. (3 How.) 556 (1845)

Assembling of Congress, Hall of Representatives, Washington City, December 3, 1860

Oh you kid!

U.S. Senators, 43rd Congress / Redington & Shaffer, landscape photographers, P.O. Box 258, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Senators, 43d Congress / Redington & Shaffer, Landscape Photographers, P.O. Box 258, Washington, D.C.

Michigan delegation, Forty fifth Congress, 1878

[Flight of politicians with their causes over female figure of the U.S. Capitol dome]

An executive session of the Senate

Doubtful : can the tedious old turtle be induced to move?

A house divided against itself

Westward, ho!

An executive session of the Senate

A point of order in the House

[Lasker as Christ being attacked in Senate Forum and ordered out by "Pontius Pilate" figure]

[Race by Keifer, Beringer, Carlisle, Randall and Cox for the speakership]

Westward, ho!

[Political ghosts of reform scaring 48th Congress king]

Political ghosts of reform scaring 48th Congress king

A house divided against itself

A point of order in the House

Doubtful : can the tedious old turtle be induced to move?

Carlisle offered the speakership pie

[Carlisle offered the speakership pie]

Quixotic tilting / Stur.

This is not the New York Stock Exchange, it is the patronage exchange, called U.S. Senate / J.A. Wales.

U.S. Reports: Red Rock v. Henry, 106 U.S. 596 (1883)

U.S. Reports: Gilfillan v. Union Canal Co., 109 U.S. 401 (1883)

The knight of the wind-bag enters the senatorial field / Gillam.

"Whitelaw Reid refuses to accept the New York senatorship" / Gillam.

Make him harmless! / F. Graetz.

Made harmless at last! / F. Graetz.

Dodging the issues

Dodging the issues

U.S. Reports: Comanche County v. Lewis, 133 U.S. 198 (1890)

[Congress in session in U.S. Capitol]

The U.S. House of Representatives

Not in it

Half the battle

Not in it

On the anxious bench

Half the battle

Ready for business

Ready for business

Pondering

Uncle Sam plays golf

Uncle Sam plays golf

The Post's page of "if's"

The Post's page of "if's"

Pondering

Mutual sympathy / F.M. Hutchins.

A scoop on Santa Claus

A scoop on Santa Claus

With colors flying

Flagging the train

Nero

On the hill

With colors flying

Nero

Flagging the train

On the hill

A story without words

A story without words

Members of the House of Representatives, Fifty-fifth Congress

Declaration of Independence

Declaration of Independence

[Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence]

Franklin's examination by the House of Commons in 1766

[Gen. Washington resigning his commission to Congress, Annapolis, Md., Dec. 23, 1783]

Gen. Washington resigning his commission to Congress, Annapolis, Md., Dec. 23, 1783

[Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence]

Declaration of Independence

[Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence]

[Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence]

Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence

Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence

Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence

Franklin's examination by the House of Commons in 1766

[Minnesota Senate]

Morning prayer, House of Representatives

Gen. Washington resigning his commission to Congress, Annapolis, Md., Dec. 23, 1783

[Opening ceremonies of the U.S. 59th Congress, 2nd session, 1906, with Speaker Joseph Cannon presiding]

The House called to order--Opening of 59th Congress

House of Representatives

Polly's chance to get some nice crackers / K.

Washington resigning his commission