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
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.
Half-length portrait of Baron Du Pont Duchambon with balloon in background.
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
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
[Two female figures celebrating the birth of America among the family of nations] / G. Gallager, del. ; engrav'd by S. Hill.
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
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.
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.