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Topic: 1750

1749
1749
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1957
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1957
1,986 media by topicpage 1 of 20
No-body--Som-body

No-body--Som-body

Cartoon showing two men, a nobody and a somebody.

[Ito nishiki (yarn brocade)]

[Ito nishiki (yarn brocade)]

Print shows stylized designs, possibly of rabbits, for kimonos.

[Ito nishiki brocade, commonly called anhera-ori (weave)]

[Ito nishiki brocade, commonly called anhera-ori (weave)]

Drawing shows floral and vine designs for kimonos.

Chatsumi

Chatsumi

Print shows two women with short benches and small baskets, and a young boy; one of the women is picking tea leaves, the other has finished her task and is departing with the young boy.

[Two musicians seated on a bench, wearing geta]

[Two musicians seated on a bench, wearing geta]

Print shows a man and a woman sitting on a bench, playing a shamisen.

Prospettiva della seconda macchina de fuochi d'artificio, rappresentante il rinomato Monte Vesuvio, alquale portato si Plinio seniore il filosofo, e celebre scrittore per of servarne troppo da vicino la natura, ... / Francesco Perziado Spagnolo inv., e dis. ; Michele Sorelló sculp.

Prospettiva della seconda macchina de fuochi d'artificio, rappresentan...

Print showing aristocratic men leaving their horses with attendants and following guides on a trail up the side of Vesuvius to peer into the fuming cones. At center, descending the volcano, are three figures, t... more

[Akaki kinran (gold brocade with red background)] [Shiro aya (white twill weaves, also known as Chinese twill weaves)].

[Akaki kinran (gold brocade with red background)] [Shiro aya (white tw...

Drawings show stylized patterned designs for kimonos.

[Nishiki brocade with cherry blossoms and wave designs on red background]

[Nishiki brocade with cherry blossoms and wave designs on red backgrou...

Drawing shows stylized flower (cherry blossom) designs for kimonos.

The burning of the Crisis

The burning of the Crisis

People burning a broadside entitled the Crisis.

Philip Earl of Chesterfield / Chambars sculp.

Philip Earl of Chesterfield / Chambars sculp.

Print shows Philip D. Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in oval medallion.

Mr. Timothy Rack Rent, an old miserable landlord, & his neighbour Lease-hold, a country attorney

Mr. Timothy Rack Rent, an old miserable landlord, & his neighbour Leas...

Landlord telling leaseholder he is raising his rent.

Prince Ferdinand / Sherlock, sculp.

Prince Ferdinand / Sherlock, sculp.

Prince Ferdinand, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, in a cameo.

Celeberrimus fir Inigo Iones ... / ant. van Dÿck pinxit ; R.V. Vorst sculp.
[Ra (Usumono gauze weave)] [Sha gauze weave with stripes].
[Kara nishiki (Chinese brocade) with red background] [Kinran (gold brocade) with hollyhock on blue background].

[Kara nishiki (Chinese brocade) with red background] [Kinran (gold bro...

Drawings show stylized floral designs for kimonos.

[Ra (Usumono) gauze weave]

[Ra (Usumono) gauze weave]

Design drawings for kimonos on fabric.

The assemble or conversation a la mode / Hune scp.

The assemble or conversation a la mode / Hune scp.

Well-dressed English people socializing.

German

German

Drawing shows three Germans dancing and three others watching.

Uniform of a lieutenant 3d Artillery

Uniform of a lieutenant 3d Artillery

Drawing is half-length drawing of the uniform of a lieutenant in the 3rd Artillery, perhaps a British military officer.

[Donsu, damask with light green peony arabesque]

[Donsu, damask with light green peony arabesque]

Drawing shows peony arabesque design for kimonos.

Chūgoku hanga

Chūgoku hanga

Print shows a Chinese wiseman holding a sword and riding on the back of a tiger.

[Momoiro shusu (pink satin)] [Shima shusu (striped satin)].

[Momoiro shusu (pink satin)] [Shima shusu (striped satin)].

Drawings show solid and striped designs for kimonos.

The prodigals nurse, or modern heir / M. Iackson, invt. ; Boitard sculpt.

The prodigals nurse, or modern heir / M. Iackson, invt. ; Boitard scul...

Print shows an interior view of a room in which a dapperly dressed young man, "Booby Squander, Esq.", turns over the deed to the family estate, his inheritance, to a money lender, the usurer "Solomon Thrifty", ... more

Pandemonium college, or The battle of the bulls, bears, and lame ducks, as fought in 'C--ge- Alley

Pandemonium college, or The battle of the bulls, bears, and lame ducks...

Political cartoon showing animals as humans at stock market, and poem decrying stock jobbing.

Councellor double-fee

Councellor double-fee

Man dressed in legal robe probably judge, sitting at table stacked with legal books & documents, saying, "open to all parties", and holding out to two men who are giving him money.

Cavalcade de Masquea

Cavalcade de Masquea

Print shows 8 vignettes with figures on horseback identified by various attributes, such as the figure at top left, "Le Marquis de la triste figure" or the melancholy marquis followed by "Le pere la Joie", "Mr.... more

A perspective view of Quebec drawn on the spot / Hulett fecit.

A perspective view of Quebec drawn on the spot / Hulett fecit.

Ship and two sailboats in foreground; Quebec in background.

The harlots nurse, or modern procuress / Boitard sculpt.

The harlots nurse, or modern procuress / Boitard sculpt.

Print shows an interior view of a room in which a tightly corsetted courtesan admires herself in a mirror as her maid, or procuress, views her from behind. This scene is mirrored by a cat toying with a mouse un... more

Onoe kikugorō [to] nakamura kiyosaburō

Onoe kikugorō [to] nakamura kiyosaburō

Print shows actors Onoe Kikugorō and Nakamura Kiyosaburō, wearing geta, portraying street musicians.

[Nishiki brocade with Amaterasu Kotai Jingu Shinto shrine] [Nishike brocade with wheelbarrow].

[Nishiki brocade with Amaterasu Kotai Jingu Shinto shrine] [Nishike br...

Drawings show stylized designs for kimonos of a Shinto shrine and a wheelbarrow.

[Nishike brocade with paulownia arabesque, with red background]

[Nishike brocade with paulownia arabesque, with red background]

Drawing shows bright floral, leaf, and vine designs for kimonos.

[Rinzu (figured satin)]

[Rinzu (figured satin)]

Drawing shows stylized floral designs for kimonos.

[Costumes of Chile]

[Costumes of Chile]

Drawing shows six Chilean clothing styles identified as: 1. costume du peuple; 2. costume de campagne; 3. Indien manœuvre; 4. costume d'èglise; 5. costume de promenade; and 6. officier de hussards.

To the tune of a cobler there was

To the tune of a cobler there was

Caricature of a man, seated, three-quarter length, squinting, and poem starting, "A colonel there was, tho' he is not for now, if you want to know why, I'll soon tell you how ..."

[Writers of the 18th Century]

[Writers of the 18th Century]

[Writers of the 18th Century] - [PAR-6640 through PAR-6646]

Haha to ko

Haha to ko

A woman, holding an infant, and a young boy, both seated.

Haha to ko

Haha to ko

A woman, holding an infant, and a young boy, both seated.