Allegorical print, from Holzer's "Four Temperaments," illustrating "melancholy," showing Father Time, a man reading, and a cow or bull standing among agricultural harvesting tools.
The Tapestry Room from Croome Court, Worcestershire, the seat of the Earls of Coventry, was begun in 1763 and finished in 1771. The sixth Earl of Coventry (1722–1809) commissioned these tapestries for Croome Co... more
Print shows the interior of a temple, a Native bowing on one knee and presenting a map to a female figure (Liberty?) sitting on a throne on a pedestal and holding a long staff topped with a liberty cap; a cheru... more
Print shows an allegorical scene with three female figures, seated on the left is America, standing center, on clouds, is Peace holding an olive branch in her right hand raised toward an airy "Temple of Commerc... more
Cartouche showing allegorical scene with an English trader standing on the shore among barrels and bundles of merchandise and a Native wearing feathered headdress and skirt standing among barrels.
Print shows title page illustration, an allegorical scene with naked female figure reclining in pastoral setting with two cherubs, admiring herself in a mirror.
Der Siegende Engelan̈der und der Streitende Americaner Welches sich den 19. Sept: Anno. 1777 ... / J.M.P. sc. ; J.M. Probst exc. A.P.
Print shows a military officer, probably British, standing before two Natives, representing America, wearing feathered skirts and headdresses, gesturing to a raging naval battle and bombardment of a fort; to th... more
Europe, Asia, Africa and America bringing intelligence to the genius of the London Magazine / desd. drawn and engraved by Bonnor.
Print shows an allegorical scene with four female figures, representing the continents (from l. to r.) Asia, Europe, Africa, and America, approaching a seated female figure with wings writing in an open volume ... more
Print shows Minerva, having exchanged her battle raiments for more domestic dress, nursing an infant; at her feet are an owl, a spear, and a shield which bears the likeness of a gorgon. Sitting to the right is ... more
Accurata delineatio celeberrimæ regionis Ludovicianæ vel Gallice Louisiane oł. Canadæ et Floridæ adpellatione in Septemtrionali America ... / Gottfri Rogg del. ; M. Rhein sc.
Print shows in a cartouche a semi-nude female figure standing on a winged orb which rests on a pedestal bearing the title inscription. She holds to her right a cornucopia from which spills coins; on the left si... more
Print shows Justice holding a scale on which Britannia outweighs a Spaniard, a Frenchman, America (represented by a Native wearing a feathered headdress), and a Dutchman. Includes legend corresponding to number... more
Print shows an allegorical scene with a Native couple representing America depicted among the various enterprises of the time, such as fishing, weaving, and lumber production.
Print shows an allegorical scene where a youth, guided by a dark featured figure with wild hair, stands before a pyramid inscribed with the names of battles in the American Revolution. The goddess Peace interce... more
Print shows an allegorical scene with Concord standing, Clio sitting, writing in open book, and Cupid standing, holding the "Constitution" in front of a temple labeled "Sacred to Liberty Justice and Peace" with... more
Sous la gloire des augustes maisons de nos princes, Minerve deésse protectrice de la France, contemple le tiers etat figuré par un laboureur poussant sa charrue dans un sillon
Print shows Minerva, gazing fondly heavenward, standing on the top level of a tiered checkerboard, holding a pike with banner and a shield with the likeness of Medusa on it; in a pastoral setting is a member of... more
Allegorical print showing Father Time parting the stormy skies of recent days to reveal Louis XVI eagerly accepting the truth offered by Justice and the arrival of Jacques Necker, recalled on 16 July 1789, as F... more
Un peuple est sans honneur, et mérite ses chaines Quand il baisse le front sons le sceptre des reines.
Print shows a nude woman pulling back the curtain to a tent to reveal a female figure or mermaid on a bed stabbing a king sitting in a chair; a bust of a satyr is at the head of the bed, and two-faced Justice s... more
Print shows on the left, a female figure representing the Republic of France drawing a slip of paper from an urn labeled "Directoire de la République Francaise" with Etienne-François-Louis-Honoré Le Tourneur's ... more
Print shows vignettes of goddesses with grain and a scythe, possibly Ceres; a woman fetching water and horses drinking at a trough; and a woman working a spinning wheel as a factory operates in the distance.
Photo of semi-circular panel from mural entitled The Government in the Library of Congress Jefferson Building showing two women and one man nude or in classical garb with tools of destruction amid ruins labeled... more
Photo of mural collar acknowledging countries which have contributed to the development of civilization. Judea for religion, Greece for philosophy, Rome for administration, Islam for physics.
Photo of semi-circular panel from mural in the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building entitled The Government, depicting man, woman, and child in classical garb holding an unjust scale.