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Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man in the moon at large

Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man...

Print shows Edmund Burke sitting at a desk on a crescent moon, holding a quill pen, an open "pamphlet" and an inkwell are on the desk, broken chains hang from his wrists; a scene on the front of the desk, label... more

Philip Southall to James Madison, January 1, 1790. Receipt.

Philip Southall to James Madison, January 1, 1790. Receipt.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

[Aristocrats digging the Champ-de-Mars]

[Aristocrats digging the Champ-de-Mars]

Print shows well-dressed aristocratic women, children, some men, and members of the clergy digging and hauling soil in wheelbarrows in a effort to transform the Champ-de-Mars into a suitable place for the festi... more

An act supplementary to the act for the establishment and support of light-houses, beacons, buoys, and public piers. [Philadelphia] Printed by John Fenno [1790].

An act supplementary to the act for the establishment and support of l...

Imprint 3.; Not in Evans. 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 214, Folder 21.

James Maury to James Madison, February 13, 1790.

James Maury to James Madison, February 13, 1790.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Don Dismallo running the literary gantlet

Don Dismallo running the literary gantlet

Print shows Edmund Burke in fools dress receiving lashes on his bare back as he runs a gauntlet of his peers which also includes Justice holding a sword, and Liberty, with staff topped with a liberty cap, who h... more

McKean Co.
Washington

Washington

Print shows George Washington, possibly at the time of inauguration, stepping on a flag with the crest of England on it.

View of the court house in Salem Massachusetts / W. Gray, del. ; engraved by S. Hill.

View of the court house in Salem Massachusetts / W. Gray, del. ; engra...

Title from item. Illus. in: The Massachusetts magazine, or, Monthly museum of knowledge and rational entertainment. Boston, Mass. : Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, vol. II, no. III, 1790 (March), frontis... more

[Land ownership map of the William Bingham estate in Potter County, Pennsylvania /

[Land ownership map of the William Bingham estate in Potter County, Pe...

Shows lots, boundaries, numbers, and dimensions. From the William Bingham estate maps. Sectional title label affixed on verso of each sheet. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Some sheets include note and ins... more

A census of the electors and inhabitants in the State of New York. taken in the year 1790, in pursuance of a law of the said state .... [New York] Printed by Childs and Swaine, printers to the state [1790].

A census of the electors and inhabitants in the State of New York. tak...

Imprint 3. 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 112, Folder 3.

Franc̦ois Pilatre de Rozier, né à Metz le 30. mars 1756, mort près de Boulogne sur Mer le 15. juin 1785

Franc̦ois Pilatre de Rozier, né à Metz le 30. mars 1756, mort près de ...

Oval head-and-shoulders profile portrait of French balloonist Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier.

[The Part of Pennsylvania that lies between the forks of the Susquehannah, divided into townships.

[The Part of Pennsylvania that lies between the forks of the Susquehan...

Scale ca. 1:345,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Covers old Westmoreland County of Connecticut, granted to the Susqueh... more

"Extract from the Commission of Army Accounts to the Commissioner of Accounts", February 10, 1790.

"Extract from the Commission of Army Accounts to the Commissioner of A...

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; Wright sculpt.

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; Wright sculpt.

Print shows author and philosopher Thomas Paine, half-length portrait, facing left. Title from item. Engraving of a 1792 painting by George Romney. Exhibited in: "Creating the United States" at the Library of C... more

Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine

Print shows author and philosopher Thomas Paine, half-length portrait, facing right. Title from item. No. 234.

Philip Pendleton to James Madison, March 1, 1790.

Philip Pendleton to James Madison, March 1, 1790.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Hatsuhinode

Hatsuhinode

Print shows a woman standing on a hillside looking out over the sea at the sunrise. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: S... more

An act to authorize a grant of lands to the French inhabitants of Galliopolis, and for other purposes therein mentioned ... [179-].

An act to authorize a grant of lands to the French inhabitants of Gall...

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 223, Folder 27.

[A man engaged in metalwork, appears to be melting statues to reuse the metal, with a kitten next to his left leg]

[A man engaged in metalwork, appears to be melting statues to reuse th...

Title and date devised by Library staff; other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Fake attributed to Katsushika Hokusai. Forms part of: Japanese prints... more

Le tems donnant les cendres à la noblesse et au clergé

Le tems donnant les cendres à la noblesse et au clergé

Print shows Father Time flying past an altar on which the privileges of the nobility and the clergy are being burned; he is annointing the forehead of one priest with the ashes of the consummed documents as ano... more

Noah's Ark improved, or an attempt to land in the teeth of the wind

Noah's Ark improved, or an attempt to land in the teeth of the wind

A British satire on Charles Stanhope's Toleration Bill of 1789 which was an attempt to remove the yoke of religious obligations on persons seeking public office (cf. Test and Corporation Acts). Despite the fact... more

Giuseppe Girolamo Lalande / Demarchi, dis. ; Bonini, inc.

Giuseppe Girolamo Lalande / Demarchi, dis. ; Bonini, inc.

Full-length portrait of French astronomer Joseph Jérôme Lalande. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Les moines aprenant à faire l'exercise

Les moines aprenant à faire l'exercise

Cartoon showing four men, monks, wearing the uniform of the National Guard marching in a disorderly manner. Caption continues: ...avec de la patience nous en viendrons about et avec le temps nous marcherons com... more

By the Honourable Oliver Wolcott Esquire, Lieutenant Governor and Commander in chief of the state of Connecticut. A proclamation ... I do hereby appoint Thursday, the fourteenth day of April next, to be observed as a day of puplick humiliation,

By the Honourable Oliver Wolcott Esquire, Lieutenant Governor and Comm...

Part with date missing.; Thanksgiving proclamation.; Imprint 2. 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

... An act for the government of the Territory of the United States, south of the river Ohio. [New York] Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine, [1790].

... An act for the government of the Territory of the United States, s...

Caption title: At head of title: Congress of the United States: at the second session, begun and held at the City of New-York, on Monday the fourth of January, one thousand seven hundred and ninety.; Signed: Fr... more

Jefferson, Venango & Armstrong.

Jefferson, Venango & Armstrong.

Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum in Jefferson, Venango, and Armstrong Counties (Pa.). Shows land ownership, lots, boundaries, numbers, and dimensions. Title on label affixed to ... more

Massachusetts Legislature, June 7, 1790, Resolution Transmitting Memorial from Consul of France

Massachusetts Legislature, June 7, 1790, Resolution Transmitting Memor...

Resolution Transmitting Memorial from Consul of France

The Stag, or Red Deer

The Stag, or Red Deer

Wood engraving by Thomas Bewick. Illus. in: A General History of Quadrupeds, printed at Newcastle upon Tyne, 1790. See LC Christmas card #717. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

In Council, January 21, 1790. Gentlemen. A list of the pensions, who are still chargeable to the State, has been forwarded to you; but it you will perceive that the amount is considerable, and the payment will of course be burthersome to the pub

In Council, January 21, 1790. Gentlemen. A list of the pensions, who a...

Imprint 2.; Not in Evans.; On recto, copy 2: 7 50 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed E... more

Plano de la costa osidental del Río del Sinú hasta Ysla Fuerte y Punta de Piedras con sus plaseres y zondas y prespectiba del Navio Onesto Perdido y el Navio la Potensia y Balandra al Anclaecho /

Plano de la costa osidental del Río del Sinú hasta Ysla Fuerte y Punta...

Shows coast of Gulf of Morrosquillo between Sinú River and Fuerte Island. Also shows routes of expeditions. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Watermark: Strasburg fleur-de-li... more

The country twenty-five miles round London : planned from a scale of one mile to an inch /

The country twenty-five miles round London : planned from a scale of o...

Relief shown by hachures. "The scale around the map is divided into statute miles east and west from the meridian of London, and north & south from the parallel of the same place, which is in Lat 51°30'." Londo... more

Baron du Pont Duchambon, elève du roi à l'École royale militaire de Paris le jour ou il a voulu s'enlever dans le balon de Blanchard au Champs de Mars, 1784 / / Peint par son cousin eleve du Roi.

Baron du Pont Duchambon, elève du roi à l'École royale militaire de Pa...

Half-length portrait of Baron Du Pont Duchambon with balloon in background. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

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.

Assemblée nationale, abandon de tous les privileges, à Versailles scea...

Print shows the Assemblée nationale meeting in a large room with amphitheater seating as members of the clergy and the nobility come forward to renounce their priviledges. Title from item. No. 4 from the series... more

[Map of Carrollsburg showing its street and lot system with the later streets and lots of Washington D.C. superimposed] /

[Map of Carrollsburg showing its street and lot system with the later ...

Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers. Carrollsburg shown in red, Washington in green. India ink and watercolor. Soiled, missing small sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and... more

[Two female figures celebrating the birth of America among the family of nations] / G. Gallager, del. ; engrav'd by S. Hill.

[Two female figures celebrating the birth of America among the family ...

Print shows two female figures radiating light are standing next to a globe set on a pedestal, one holds a staff topped with a liberty cap. At their feet is a book open to "The Rights of Man" as well as keys, s... more

Baptism of Edward I / M. Brown Jr.

Baptism of Edward I / M. Brown Jr.

Drawing of an infant, perhaps an angel on the recto. Sketch of an elderly man with cane on verso. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

Le corps Aristocratique sous la figure d'une femme expirant dans les bras de la Noblesse &c.

Le corps Aristocratique sous la figure d'une femme expirant dans les b...

Print shows a plainly-dressed female figure dying in the arms of a man, representing the nobility, as two other men, one checking her pulse, stand nearby.

Venango Co.

Venango Co.

Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum. Shows lots, boundaries, numbers, and dimensions. Title on label affixed to verso: Venango. From the William Bingham estate maps. Pen-and-ink an... more

Cela ne se dit pas mais cela se devine / AV [monogram].

Cela ne se dit pas mais cela se devine / AV [monogram].

Print shows an aristocratic-looking couple in a street or courtyard. The woman is standing, facing front, next to a wall, urinating beneath her dress. She holds the hat, umbrella, and walking stick (emblems of ... more

[Title page ornament] / C.W. Peale delt. ; Thackara & Vallance sculpt.

[Title page ornament] / C.W. Peale delt. ; Thackara & Vallance sculpt.

Print of ornament on the title page of the Universal Asylum and Columbian Magazine shows a female figure representing America sitting amid abundance while enjoying the prosperity of peace. Title devised by Libr... more

Plano del Río Guazaquacos situado en la costa del S. del seno mexicano, Provina. de Guadalapa. /

Plano del Río Guazaquacos situado en la costa del S. del seno mexicano...

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 575 Available also through the Libr... more

Poppen o fuku musume

Poppen o fuku musume

Print shows a young woman, half-length portrait, turned to the left, blowing into a toy. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the seri... more

E. Sugar Creek, Bradford Co.

E. Sugar Creek, Bradford Co.

Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum. Shows land ownership, lots, boundaries, numbers, dimensions, and acreages. Title from label affixed to verso. From the William Bingham estate m... more

Jing ban tian wen quan tu /

Jing ban tian wen quan tu /

Scale not given. Shows two hemispheres, the territory, administrative divisions, and topographical features of the Qing Empire. Wood block print, hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Based on map of China dr... more

Allons plus de distinction ce malheur commun nous rend égaux

Allons plus de distinction ce malheur commun nous rend égaux

Print shows a member of the aristocracy and a member of the Third Estate embracing in a courtyard, they both wear the horns of cuckoldry which they consider a common misery among all classes; a woman leaning ov... more

Cawanesque.

Cawanesque.

Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum in the Cowanesque River valley (Pa.). Shows lots, boundaries, numbers, and dimensions. Title from label affixed on verso. From the William Bingh... more

Excise inquisition erecting by English slaves under the scourge of their task-masters the excise officers

Excise inquisition erecting by English slaves under the scourge of the...

A British satire on an attempt by William Pitt and George Rose to transfer to excise law certain import duties; standing in opposition is Edward Thurlow. The central image shows Britannia, wrapped in a blanket ... more