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The danciad; or, Dancer's monitor. Being a descriptive sketch in verse, on the different styles and methods of dancing quadrilles, waltzes, country dances, &c. &c. ... Together with observations on the laws regarding dancing, with extracts from the Acts of Parliament relating thereto.

The danciad; or, Dancer's monitor. Being a descriptive sketch in verse...

Written in verse as a dramatic play in two parts, Thomas Wilson, dancing master to the King's Theatre, comments on the state of teaching, public balls, and the character of many dance instructors. Nearly every ... more

A caucus held at Albany on sunday evening April 11th. 1824 by the N.Y. city members

A caucus held at Albany on sunday evening April 11th. 1824 by the N.Y....

A satire condemning the duplicity and conspiracy of the "Bucktail" faction of New York Democrats in their April 1824 ouster of New York's ex-governor DeWitt Clinton from his post as canal commissioner. The Lib... more

Our country . . . home industry

Our country . . . home industry

An anti-Jackson broadside issued during the 1824 presidential election campaign. The text strongly criticizes Jackson's anti-tariff platform and condemns him and William Coleman as advocates of British interes... more

The People's Ticket, for President - Wm. H. Crawford ...

The People's Ticket, for President - Wm. H. Crawford ...

Electoral Ticket for Wm. H. Crawford, listing 24 Virginia electors.

Sandaime Onoe Kikugorō no Ōboshi Yuranosuke

Sandaime Onoe Kikugorō no Ōboshi Yuranosuke

Print shows a full-length portrait of Onoi Kikugorō, actor, facing left, holding sword in right hand, wearing robe, in the role of Ōboshi Yuranosuke, one of the 47 Rōnin, in his farewell performace. Greeting an... more

Republican anti-caucus ticket. For President John Quincy Adams for Vice-President, some tried and approved patriot ...

Republican anti-caucus ticket. For President John Quincy Adams for Vic...

Electoral ticket for John Quincy Adams, listing 24 Virginia electors.

Tivoli. Le dimanche 22 aout, 1824, grand fete extraordinaire a l'occasion de la Saint-Louis. Ascension en balon, par M. Margat ...

Tivoli. Le dimanche 22 aout, 1824, grand fete extraordinaire a l'occas...

Text-only broadside announcing a balloon ascension by Jean Margat, August 22, 1824, Tivoli, Paris, at a festival on the occasion of St. Louis Day. Text indicates Margat will stand on an oblong platform below a ... more

Baika saru hiku musume

Baika saru hiku musume

Print shows two women walking a monkey with a plum tree and mountains in the background.

Monday after the "Great St. Leger." or Heroes of the turf paying & recieving [sic] at Tattersalls / drawn & engraved by R. Cruikshank.

Monday after the "Great St. Leger." or Heroes of the turf paying & rec...

Quadrangle at Tattersalls filled with groups of betting men including Mr. Tanfield, Lord Sefton, Col. Hylton Jolliffe, Sir L. Skeffington, and John Gully, the ex-pugilist. A Jewish man sells wares from a basket... more

Benjamin Franklin - peint d'après nature pour la famille - exposé au Salon de 1779 / Duplessis pinxit ; A. Maurin, lith.

Benjamin Franklin - peint d'après nature pour la famille - exposé au S...

Print shows Benjamin Franklin, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left.

A Solemn warning to dancers.

A Solemn warning to dancers.

This short antidance pamphlet argues that dance is wicked because it leads the mind away from spiritual thoughts. The unknown author warns that all dance, including that mentioned in the Scriptures, is inherent... more

[Vase]

[Vase]

Drawing is a side-view of a vase decorated with a leave and grape pattern and a snake-shaped handle.