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[Hibernia in distress]

[Hibernia in distress]

Print shows Hibernia, a woman representing Ireland, lying on the floor holding a broken harp, Lord Townshend is holding her down with his left foot; on the left, Lord North reaches into a money bag labeled with... more

A letter to the majority of the General Assembly of Liliput. Before you, gentlemen, were called to a share in the Legislation, the House of Assembly was considered as the grand paladium of the people of liberty ... [Signed] A freeholder of Lilip

A letter to the majority of the General Assembly of Liliput. Before yo...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; 1768 ?. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 104, Folder 31.

Venison & Claret, or Sr. Humpy. Haunch, Bart. of Glutton Hall

Venison & Claret, or Sr. Humpy. Haunch, Bart. of Glutton Hall

"A W.L. figure standing towards the left looking over his left shoulder. He is stout with an enormously protruding stomach..." (Source: George) V. 2. 22. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in... more

Kisaragi

Kisaragi

Print shows a man and woman at a low table in a room with open window and view of the landscape; the woman is resting her head on her arms on the table. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichi... more

To his Excellency the Right Honourable John Earl of Dunmore, his Majesty's Lieutenant and Governor general of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, and Vice admiral of the same. The humble address of the House of Burgesses. [Williamsburg, 1772] [

To his Excellency the Right Honourable John Earl of Dunmore, his Majes...

In reply to the Governor's speech at the opening of the session Feb. 10,1772.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SG... more

Kamisuki

Kamisuki

Print shows a worker making paper by dipping the frame into a vat of water and pulp. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Kogata ... more

Ukie yukimi shuen no zu

Ukie yukimi shuen no zu

Print shows a view through multiple rooms of small gatherings, men playing board game, women playing with pets, drinking tea, and outside in the snow, rolling large snowballs. Title and other descriptive inform... more

A macaroni French cook

A macaroni French cook

"A man dressed macaroni-fashion with an enormous looped club but wearing an apron and a conical cap approaches a cooking-stove holding a saucepan in his right hand; with his left he appears to be taking snuff.... more

Satsuki hototogisu

Satsuki hototogisu

Print shows a young woman arranging blossoming branches, she has turned to look at a cuckoo as it passes her window. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialis... more

Kameido taikobashi

Kameido taikobashi

Print shows a man, woman, and a child standing on a bridge looking at fish in the stream below. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format... more

The Reformed German church lottery. For raising the sum of six hundred pounds New-York currency, to be applied towards discharging the yet remaining debts of said church ... New ork, April 13, 1772 [New York, 1772].

The Reformed German church lottery. For raising the sum of six hundred...

Positive Photostat.; Lottery. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 104, Folder 27.

A map of the whole continent of America, divided into North and South and West Indies with a copius table fully shewing the several possessions of each European Prince & State, as settled by the definitive treaty concluded at Paris Feby. 10th 1763 the clauses of which relative thereto are inserted.

A map of the whole continent of America, divided into North and South ...

Scale ca. 1:11,250,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes text, chart of possessions, and inset "The supplements to North America containing the countries adjoining Baffins... more

A map of Potomack and James rivers in North America shewing their several communications with the navigable waters of the new province on the river Ohio.

A map of Potomack and James rivers in North America shewing their seve...

Scale ca. 1:950,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

[Farm implements]

[Farm implements]

Illus. in: La Nouvelle Maison Rustique, Paris, 1772, vol. 1, opp. p. 438. Reference copy may be in LOT 4434F. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Farm mach. & tools; Shelf.

Jūgo ōshō

Jūgo ōshō

Print shows Wang Xiang as a child outdoors with two fish on a frozen river in a snow covered landscape.

[Cartouche showing allegory on America] / G.F. Lotter sculps.

[Cartouche showing allegory on America] / G.F. Lotter sculps.

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Atlas novus sive tabulae geographicae ... / Tobias Conrad Lotter. Augustae Vindelicorum : [1772?], no. 6. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints;... more

Roast beef & port or Bully Bramble Esqr., Justice of Peace in Wasp Town

Roast beef & port or Bully Bramble Esqr., Justice of Peace in Wasp Tow...

"Portrait, W.L., of a stout man facing T.Q. to right, looking to left over his right shoulder. His left hand is thrust under his buttoned coat; his right (gloved) rests on a cane..." (Source: George) No. 24. Ca... more

Komusō

Komusō

Print shows a woman standing beneath a wisteria tree. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashirae Nishikie. Forms part of: Japane... more

The patriotic American farmer J-n D-k-ns-n Esqr. Barrister at law

The patriotic American farmer J-n D-k-ns-n Esqr. Barrister at law

John Dickinson, half-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, right elbow resting on "Magna Charta" and in his hand he holds "Farmer's letters"; oval within frame, text printed below. Caption continues... more

A map of part of West Florida : from Penfacola to the mouth of the Iberville River, with a view to shew the proper spot for a settlement on the Mifsifsipi /

A map of part of West Florida : from Penfacola to the mouth of the Ibe...

Relief shown by contours. Top right margin: Gent. Mag. Feb. 1772. From The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle. (February, 1772), vol. 42. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1650 Available also thro... more

To all farmers and tradesmen, who want good settlements for themselves and families, especially those lately arrived, or that may yet come, from Scotland or Ireland [Recommending Central New York] Philadelphia: Printed by John Dunlap, at the New

To all farmers and tradesmen, who want good settlements for themselves...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 143, Folder 26.

[Title page of An argument in the case of James Sommersett ...]

[Title page of An argument in the case of James Sommersett ...]

Text in: Hargrave, Francis. An argument in the case of James Sommersett,... London : Printed for the author and sold by W. Otridge ..., 1772, title page. Published in: Slavery in the courtroom : an annotated bi... more

Out of fashion. In fashion

Out of fashion. In fashion

Two gentlemen in contrasted costumes starting back amazed at each other; one wars the fashionable dress of ca. 1750, the other a large laced hat of the Kevenhuller style, a loose, wide-skirted, large cuffed coa... more

Nakazu no kei

Nakazu no kei

Print shows pedestrians crossing a bridge spanning a river crowded with boats. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: horizontal Chub... more

Planisphaerium coeleste : secundum restitutionem Hevelianam et Hallejanam /

Planisphaerium coeleste : secundum restitutionem Hevelianam et Halleja...

Hevelius style, Eimmart format; hemispheres, ecliptic pole to ecliptic, with non-Ptolemaic constellations. Warner p. 164 Stamped in blue ink in lower left margin: 316A. Includes 6 diagrams and 4 globes and armi... more

Virginia Colony to George III of England, April 1, 1772, Petition Against Importation of Slaves from Africa

Virginia Colony to George III of England, April 1, 1772, Petition Agai...

Petition Against Importation of Slaves from Africa

Yukata no tachi bijin

Yukata no tachi bijin

Print shows a young woman standing, holding a fan, wearing a loose-fitting gown. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: wide Hashira-... more

Yatsushi chūshingura shichidanme

Yatsushi chūshingura shichidanme

Print shows a man looking up at a woman standing on a balcony looking down at him. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashirae-ba... more

By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esq; Governor of the English Colony of Connecticut, in New-England, in America; a proclamation ... strictly prohibit and forbid the transporting or shipping on board any vessel for transportation out of this C

By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esq; Governor of the English Colon...

Positive broadside.; Not in Evans.; Imprint 3.; Proclamation. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection... more

Hototogisu o kiku yūjo to kamuro

Hototogisu o kiku yūjo to kamuro

Print shows a courtesan and her attendant or an apprentice listening to the song of a lark that is flying above them. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print speciali... more

Karako no tōkei

Karako no tōkei

Print shows four Chinese boys at a cockfight. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: vertical Chuban Nishikie. Forms part of: Japan... more

To the Rev. Mr. Pitkin, on the death of his lady … [Signed] Phillis Wheatley. Boston, June 16th, 1772. [Boston 1772].

To the Rev. Mr. Pitkin, on the death of his lady … [Signed] Phillis Wh...

Positive Photostat.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 37, Folder 14.

The Ancient Tegesta, now Promontory of East Florida.

The Ancient Tegesta, now Promontory of East Florida.

Scale ca. 1:700,000. "As it appears from its present condition, many marks and traces, what it with great probability can be ascertain'd to have been in former ages; thus sketch'd to the better distinguishing H... more

Momo no eda to nigyō de asobu otokonoko

Momo no eda to nigyō de asobu otokonoko

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hosoban Nishiki-e. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Ujigawa no senjin arasoi sasaki takatsuna

Ujigawa no senjin arasoi sasaki takatsuna

Print shows the warrior Sasaki no Takatsuna on horseback just offshore shooting an arrow during the Battle of the Uji River. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print s... more

Yatsushi chūshingura shichidanme

Yatsushi chūshingura shichidanme

Print shows a man holding an unrolled scroll or letter, looking up at a woman standing on a balcony, holding a small picture and looking down at the man. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nich... more

Shichifukujin takarabune

Shichifukujin takarabune

Print shows the seven Japanese gods of good fortune (Ebisu, Daikokuten, Bishamonten, Benzaiten, Fukurokuju, Hotei, and Jurōjin) in a dragon-headed treasure boat, accompanied by a heron and a turtle. Title and o... more

To the people called freeholders and freemen of the "dirty corporation" of the City of New York ... Given under my hand, in Council, with my faithful allies aforesaid, this 21st day of February, being Monday, and in the sixth year of my Dominion

To the people called freeholders and freemen of the "dirty corporation...

Imprint 2.; Title. @+@; On verso: S; 1772, ?. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 104... more

Saru o nerau washi
A Methodist, love feast. The gosple wife, or the bellows lecture

A Methodist, love feast. The gosple wife, or the bellows lecture

Political cartoon showing man and woman at door and priest hiding under table. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

To the inhabitants of the City of Philadelphia, and parts adjacent. Gentlemen. [Protest of the soap boilers against John Rhea's method of procuring ashes] Philadelphia 15th February 1772.

To the inhabitants of the City of Philadelphia, and parts adjacent. Ge...

Positive Photostat.; Soap-making. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 143, Folder 23.

The unfortunate beau

The unfortunate beau

2 well-dressed men being warded off by woman and small black boy.

[The Verse Beginning with "Wa"]

[The Verse Beginning with "Wa"]

Print shows a woman standing before a man sitting on the floor. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Fūryū ise monogatar... more

The melancholy case of Mrs. Ackerman. Copy of a letter from a Dutch farmer, in the County of Orange, to a gentleman of the law, in the City of New-York, [and] The answer. [Signed] Z. W. New York, January 29. [New York, 1772].

The melancholy case of Mrs. Ackerman. Copy of a letter from a Dutch fa...

Title.; Imprint 2.; On verso: S; Jan 29, 1772. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 10... more

Yatsushi [shi or hi?]chōbō

Yatsushi [shi or hi?]chōbō

Print shows a person (usually depicted as a courtesan) possibly asleep while riding on the back of a crane. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 200... more

To the freemen of Pennsylvania ... [On the excise law] [Signed] Civis. [Philadelphia 1772].

To the freemen of Pennsylvania ... [On the excise law] [Signed] Civis....

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 143, Folder 21.

To the printur of the Penselvaney Kronical mr. Godard. [Opposing the excise law] [Signed] Terence Sweep. [Philadelphia: Printed by William Goddard, October 1, 1772].

To the printur of the Penselvaney Kronical mr. Godard. [Opposing the e...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 143, Folder 25.

Ukie minamoto no raikō tsuchigumo henge taiji no zu

Ukie minamoto no raikō tsuchigumo henge taiji no zu

Print shows a house haunted by a large demon, a large spider, and many inanimate objects which have now come to life to disrupt a game of go between Minamoto (Raikō) Yorimitsu and another warrior. Title and oth... more

Tako age suru danjo

Tako age suru danjo

Print shows a young man holding a string attached to a kite held by a young woman standing on a veranda above him. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists... more

To His Excellency the Right Honourable John Earl of Dunmore, his Majesty's Lieutenant and Governor general of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia and Vice Admiral of the same: The humble address of the Council ... [Williamsburg 1772.] [Negative

To His Excellency the Right Honourable John Earl of Dunmore, his Majes...

In reply to the Governor's speech Feb. 10, 1772 at the opening of the session.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in S... more

A map of the British dominions in North America, according to the Treaty in 1763.

A map of the British dominions in North America, according to the Trea...

Scale ca. 1:10,900,000. Hand colored. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 98 Vault AACR2

Onoe matsusuke

Onoe matsusuke

Print shows the actor Onoe Matsusuke standing with his right hand inside a closed parasol. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hos... more

The right honourable William Pitt, Earl of Chatham

The right honourable William Pitt, Earl of Chatham

Print shows William Pitt, bust portrait; medallion above eight lines of verse. Title from item. Illus. in: Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, .... Boston : 1772, title page (cover). Published in: The American Revol... more

[Number III.] A letter to the majority of the General Assembly of Liliput. Gentlemen. Though a free people may for while submit to the influence of their rulers, yet there is a time when they will awake from their lethgary, when the spirit of pa

[Number III.] A letter to the majority of the General Assembly of Lili...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; 1768 ?. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 104, Folder 31b.

The butchers wife dressing for the Pantheon / P. Dawe, st.

The butchers wife dressing for the Pantheon / P. Dawe, st.

Political cartoon showing wigged woman at dressing table looking in mirror. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Die artikel der Patriotischen gesellschaft der stadt und Caunty Philadelphia. Philadelphia, Gedruckt bey Henrich Miller, in der Reesstrasse. [1772].

Die artikel der Patriotischen gesellschaft der stadt und Caunty Philad...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 12525. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 143, Folder 26a.

Ukie jūnidan kangen no zu

Ukie jūnidan kangen no zu

Print shows a long hall receding into the background for a perspective view, with eight women playing musical instruments arranged along the sides and in the rear is a woman playing a koto; in the foreground, o... more

Nieuwe en nauwkeurige kaart van een gedeelte van Noord Amerika, behelzende Nieuw Engeland, New York, Pensylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, een stuk van Virginia, Kanada en Halifax, ter opheldering der reizen van den Heer P. Kalm.

Nieuwe en nauwkeurige kaart van een gedeelte van Noord Amerika, behelz...

Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Het oorspronglyke volgens acte van't Parlement deh 7 Maart 1771." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 727 Available also through the Library of Congress Web si... more

[Number II.] A letter to the majority of the General Assembly of Liliput. Gentlemen. You may possibly expect that the subject of my last should be continued in this letter ... [Signed] A Freeholder of Liliput. New York: Printed by John Holt, 177

[Number II.] A letter to the majority of the General Assembly of Lilip...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; 1768 ?. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 104, Folder 31a.

The Young repentent brought to a bed of justice

The Young repentent brought to a bed of justice

Cartoon showing blindfolded judge seated alongside a second judge, who is pointing to a pregnant girl. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Yayoi asukayama hanami

Yayoi asukayama hanami

Print shows three women and a man having a small tea party beneath blossoming cherry trees. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the s... more

By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esq; Governor of the English Colony of Connecticut, in New-England, in America. A proclamation ... strictly prohibit and forbid the transporting, or shipping on board any vessel for transportation out of this

By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esq; Governor of the English Colon...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Imprint 2.; Proclamation 1. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collecti... more

To the public [2 line quotation from Addison] The present General Assembly of this Colony in their first session, passed a resolution disqaulifying the judges of the Supreme Court from sitting in General Assembly ... [Signed] Brutus. New-York. J

To the public [2 line quotation from Addison] The present General Asse...

Title.; Imprint 3.; On verso: Jan 28, 1772. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 104, Folder 24.

Danjo no manzai

Danjo no manzai

Print shows a man playing a drum and a woman holding a fan, dancing. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashirae-ban Nishikie. Fo... more

Kujibiki

Kujibiki

Print shows five courtesans attending to two men to determine who will serve each client; screen painting in the background shows a heron flying above waves. Title and other descriptive information compiled by ... more

The following piece, which was desired to be inserted in the New-York Journal of this day, December 24, 1772, but omitted for want of room, will be inserted next week. To the printer of the New York Journal. Sir. The approaching anniversary fest

The following piece, which was desired to be inserted in the New-York ...

Imprint 2.; On verso: S; Dec 24, 1772. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 104, Folder 28.

Nowaki

Nowaki

Print shows two women in a room, startled by a sudden wind which has blown down a sliding panel. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From ... more

Hibachi o kakomu gonin no otoko

Hibachi o kakomu gonin no otoko

Print shows five men relaxing around a hibachi; a shamisen rests on a platform in a room to the rear, and a standing screen with various symbols is in the foreground. Title and other descriptive information com... more

A plan of the division line between the provinces of New-York and Quebec. In the 45th degree of north latitude. Survey'd in the year 1771 & 1772.

A plan of the division line between the provinces of New-York and Queb...

Scale ca. 1:125,000. Manuscript, black and red ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Map shows primarily Vermont with Québec (Province) and New York (State) LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1071 Ava... more

Guillaume Penn traite avec les indiens etablissant la province de Pensilvanie dans l'Amerique septentrionale en 1681 / / Benj West pinxit ; D* sculp.

Guillaume Penn traite avec les indiens etablissant la province de Pens...

Print showing William Penn and settlers trading with Native Americans, with buildings under construction in the background. Title from item. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British and Spanish dominions on this great continent; according to the definitive treaty concluded at Paris 10th Feby. 1763. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states.

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the Br...

Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Longit. w. from Ferro." Lowery 472 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 22 Includes historical notes, notes on territorial claims, and insets of "A ... more

St Gallen, Cathedral, Switzerland

St Gallen, Cathedral, Switzerland

This Mason shot of a church interior has the look of a set from a Stephen King book with the degradation on the plate. It looks to be a vast and beautifully decorated interior but where is it?..I thought this ... more

Think there might be a sale on in that shop...

Think there might be a sale on in that shop...

... at the Diamond in Derry! But the reason I picked this one was for the excellent capture of a lamplighter in his natural environment, complete with carty ladder or laddery cart. Could he be doing maintenance... more