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1333 16th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

1333 16th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of District of Columbia Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Pr... More

Buildings, 16th St., near intersection with P St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Buildings, 16th St., near intersection with P St., NW, Washington, D.C...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of District of Columbia Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Pr... More

Cod. Min. 53, Bd. 3, fol. 114r: Florilegium des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen: Clematis Americana Celzaohyllos - Klematis

Cod. Min. 53, Bd. 3, fol. 114r: Florilegium des Prinzen Eugen von Savo...

Ganze Seite: Pflanzenstudie (Bignonie “Clematis Americana Celzaohyllos. Jasmin de Virginie. Bignonia Americana, Capreolis donata, siliquâbreviori. I.R. herb. 164.”) In: Florilegium des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen... More

Frakturs illumination - Crucifixion of Jesus Ange or Auge Palus? fecit

Frakturs illumination - Crucifixion of Jesus Ange or Auge Palus? fecit

Drawing shows the crucifixion of Jesus Christ; two angels, representing Fame, appear at the top corners, one holds a banner labeled "Engel Palus"[?]; two horsemen with swords enter from the sides at the base; t... More

The English lion dismember'd, or the voice of the public for an enquiry into the loss of Minorca--with Adl. B[yn]g’s plea before his examiners

The English lion dismember'd, or the voice of the public for an enquir...

A lion with one of his paws (labeled Minorca) cut off. Frenchmen consult to one side about cutting more off while the Lord Mayor of London and other English politicians consult on the other. Minorca had been lo... More

The recruiting serjeant or Brittanniais happy prospect

The recruiting serjeant or Brittanniais happy prospect

Henry Fox plays the recruiting sergeant, trying to get political recruits like the Earl of Sandwich, who follows. George III and his German connections are attacked. On a pedestal is inscribed "Britannia Subac ... More

The vanity of human glory. A design for the monument of General Wolfe, 1760

The vanity of human glory. A design for the monument of General Wolfe,...

An attack on George Sackville for his alleged misconduct at Minden. Wolfe had recently died in glory on the battlefield at Quebec. The hound in the cartoon represents Sackville -- it is disgracing itself on the... More

Vue de la prise des forts et ville de Havane par les Anglois en 1762

Vue de la prise des forts et ville de Havane par les Anglois en 1762

Print shows a perspective rendering of the bombardment of Havana by British ships and the landing of English troops where the fortress wall has been breeched to capture the city. Title from item. Caption contin... More

The fire engine, common pump, &c

The fire engine, common pump, &c

Print shows three figures illustrating water pumps; figure 3 shows a water tank with two men operating a pump and a fireman holding a hose. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on upper left corner: 1765. (DLC/... More

The deplorable state of America or sc--h government

The deplorable state of America or sc--h government

Britannia opens Pandora's Box (the Stamp Act) while Liberty is repressed by a thistle representing Lord Bute, or "Scotch Government." Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The repeal. Or the funeral procession, of Miss Americ-stamp

The repeal. Or the funeral procession, of Miss Americ-stamp

The Stamp Act is put to rest in a funeral procession on a London quay. George Grenville carries the coffin and Lord Bute follows as chief mourner. This was a very popular print, frequently copied, and this vers... More

The repeal, or the funeral of Miss Ame- stamp

The repeal, or the funeral of Miss Ame- stamp

The Stamp Act is put to rest in a funeral procession on a London quay. George Grenville carries the coffin and Lord Bute follows as chief mourner. This was a very popular print, frequently copied. Dorothy Georg... More

The new country dance, as dance at C****. July the 30th, 1766

The new country dance, as dance at C****. July the 30th, 1766

Satire on George III's court (the king plays the fiddler). Wilkes is carried off by a witch as he relieves himself on Lord Bute. Pitt talks with a half-naked Indian representing America and the devil dances wit... More

Magna Britania her colonies reduc'd.

Magna Britania her colonies reduc'd.

Britannia seated with arms and legs (labeled Pennsyl, New York, New Eng, and Virg) cut off. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The colonies reduced ; Its companion

The colonies reduced ; Its companion

Two cartoons. The upper cartoon, "The colonies reduced," shows Britannia seated with arms and legs (labeled Pennsyl, New York, New Eng, and Virg) cut off. The lower cartoon, "Its companion," shows France defend... More

Mrs. Newell silhouette, American

Mrs. Newell silhouette, American

Bust portrait silhouette of woman identified as "Mrs. Newell", facing left. She wears a bonnet with ribbon at top and fastened beneath the chin. Title from item. Inscribed in ink at top center: Mrs. Newell. (DL... More

Myra Newell silhouette, American

Myra Newell silhouette, American

Bust portrait silhouette of a young girl identified as "Myra Newell", facing right. Title from item. Inscribed in ink at top center: 7. Inscribed in ink at botom left: Myra Newell. (DLC/PP-1998:151.27, .28, .29... More

Robt. [Robert] Newell silhouette, American

Robt. [Robert] Newell silhouette, American

Bust portrait silhouette of a young boy identified as "Robt. Newell", facing right. Title from item. Inscribed in ink at top center: 5 Robt. Newell. Inscribed in ink at botom left: Rob' N. (DLC/PP-1998:151.27, ... More

Capt. Gg. [George?] Newell silhouette, American

Capt. Gg. [George?] Newell silhouette, American

Bust portrait silhouette of an elderly man identified as "Capt. G. Newell", facing left. He wears his hair in a short pony-tail tied with a ribbon and he wears a high collar with cravat tied in a bow. Title fro... More

The Premier distributing the loaves and fishes to the labourers in His vineyard, May 9, 1772

The Premier distributing the loaves and fishes to the labourers in His...

Lord North on stilts supported by Mansfield and Bute distributes spoils like tithes and pensions to an unruly mob of supporters. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The state cotillon 1773

The state cotillon 1773

Ten men dance to a bagpipe played by Lord Bute at a council meeting. They trample on the national debt, grievance, and other official papers. George III looks on with amusement from behind a door. Courtesy of B... More

A new method of Macarony making, as practiced at Boston.

A new method of Macarony making, as practiced at Boston.

Print shows two men with a tarred and feathered customs officer, they are forcing him to drink from a large teapot. The man has a short piece of rope around his neck which may have been attached to the piece of... More

The able doctor, or American swallowing the bitter draught

The able doctor, or American swallowing the bitter draught

The fair Indian damsel America held down by Lord Mansfield while Lord North forces tea down her throat. Boston is cannonaded in the background. Published the day after the Boston Port Bill closed Boston's port ... More

Philip Dawe - The Bostonians in distress, plate II.

Philip Dawe - The Bostonians in distress, plate II.

Print shows ten Bostonians in a huge cage suspended from the Liberty Tree. British seamen hand them fish while cannons, ships and soldiers surround them in the background. This was published at the time Boston ... More

The Whitehall pump

The Whitehall pump

Lord North pumps water into the mouth of Britannia, nearly drowning her, while her Indian daughter America lies underneath her. The pump head is shaped like George III. Fox smiles on from a window in the backgr... More

Sœur de la bonne femme de Normandie d'apres le desein de son fils Pierre Alexandre Wille ; gravé par I.G. Wille Graveur du Roi et de L.M. Imp. et Roi

Sœur de la bonne femme de Normandie d'apres le desein de son fils Pier...

Print shows Print shows an elderly woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, holding a tulip in her right hand at her left shoulder, wearing a bonnet and scarf. Title from item. Caption continue... More

Philip Dawe - The Bostonians in distress, plate II.

Philip Dawe - The Bostonians in distress, plate II.

Print shows ten Bostonians in a huge cage suspended from the Liberty Tree. British seamen hand them fish while cannons, ships and soldiers surround them in the background. This was published at the time Boston ... More

The thistle reel - Canada, 1775-1783

The thistle reel - Canada, 1775-1783

Bute, Mansfield, and North dance around the vision of a huge thistle while the devil plays the bagpipes in the clouds above. The government's policy toward America is attacked as inspired by Scottish influence,... More

Philip Dawe - The alternative of Williams-burg

Philip Dawe - The alternative of Williams-burg

Print shows a "Virginian loyalist" being forced to sign a document, possibly issued by the Williamsburg Convention, by a club-wielding mob of "liberty men." On the left, a man is being led towards a gallows sta... More

The patriotick barber of New York, or the Captain in the suds

The patriotick barber of New York, or the Captain in the suds

Cartoon shows a New York barber refusing to finish shaving a customer after learning of his British identity. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The political cartoon, for the year 1775

The political cartoon, for the year 1775

Mansfield drives an open coach carrying George III and North toward a cliff. North looks on with approval -- only Chatham and Camden try to stop the coach. Across the waters America burns. Courtesy of Boston Pu... More

The patriotick barber of New York, or the Captain in the suds, plate III.

The patriotick barber of New York, or the Captain in the suds, plate I...

Cartoon shows a New York barber refusing to finish shaving a customer after learning of his British identity. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

A society of patriotic ladies, at Edenton in North Carolina

A society of patriotic ladies, at Edenton in North Carolina

Print shows satire of American women from Edenton, North Carolina pledging to boycott English tea in response to Continental Congress resolution in 1774 to boycott English goods. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Virtual representation, 1775

Virtual representation, 1775

Bute aims a blunderbuss at an American gentleman with a club while Britannia falls into "the Pit Prepared for Others." In the background, Roman Catholic Quebec sits serenely on the hill while "the English Prote... More

A political lesson

A political lesson

A rider representing England falls off his horse on the road from Salem to Boston. At this time the port of Boston was closed and Salem was the nearest port open. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The Scotch butchery, Boston, 1775

The Scotch butchery, Boston, 1775

Print shows Lords Bute and Mansfield conferring, to their right stands Simon Fraser and Lord Wedderburn, "Deputies" to the aforenamed. On the far right are soldiers wearing Highland dress (of the 71st Regiment ... More

The parricide. A sketch of modern patriotism

The parricide. A sketch of modern patriotism

An Indian maiden, America, directed by Wilkes, stabs a half-clothed Britannia, who is also being attacked by Camden's lion. Cresswell comments that this lacks the humor found in most English cartoons at the tim... More

News from America, or the patriots in the dumps

News from America, or the patriots in the dumps

Lord North shows a letter from General Howe, whose victory at Long Island had just recently been announced. A dowdy, bare-breasted woman with a liberty cap falls down weeping and American ships sink in the back... More

The flight of the Congress

The flight of the Congress

General Howe as a lion chasing various American leaders in the guise of other animals -- a donkey in a lion's skin is John Hancock, an armadillo is Washington, a tiger is Laurens. From a liberty tree in the mid... More

A picturesque view of the state of Great Britain for (1778? or 1780?)

A picturesque view of the state of Great Britain for (1778? or 1780?)

In the foreground, an American Indian saws off the one remaining horn of a cow representing Britain. A Dutchman milks the cow while a Frenchman and Spaniard await their turns. In the background, the Howe brothe... More

A picturesque view of the state of the nation for February 1778

A picturesque view of the state of the nation for February 1778

In the foreground, an American Indian saws off the one remaining horn of a cow representing Britain. A Dutchman milks the cow while a Frenchman and Spaniard await their turns. In the background, the Howe brothe... More

The olive rejectd, or the Yankees revenge

The olive rejectd, or the Yankees revenge

Lord North, mounted on an ass and with the "Conciliatary Bill" in his pocket, tries to leap the Atlantic Ocean, but is driven back by Americans brandishing brooms, spoons, and bellows. Most of the legend is in ... More

The present state of Great Britain

The present state of Great Britain

John Bull protected by a Scot (Bute) who is holding off a foppish Frenchman with one hand while helping John Bull to hold up a staff with a liberty cap with the other hand. A Dutchman picks john Bull's pocket w... More

The family compact

The family compact

The devil holds the kings of Spain and France together. This was in reference to the Bourbon Family Compact, whereby Spain joined France against England. The publication line mocks British copyright laws -- "Pu... More

Omne animal post Coitum triste praeter Gallum. Leur imprudence présomption orgueil et tyrannie sont humiliés

Omne animal post Coitum triste praeter Gallum. Leur imprudence présomp...

Dorothy George, BM 5581, mentions two French satires. One is entitled "O qu'el d'estain," and shows a tiger (England) being attacked by a cock (France), a lion (Spain), and a snake (America). The title is a pun... More

The siege of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's house on the 25th of August, 1778

The siege of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's house on the 25th...

Print shows General John Sullivan's troops advancing on the British at Newport, Rhode Island; includes identifying letters that may correspond to a key or legend possibly published along with the print in The G... More

The political raree-show: or a picture of parties and politics, during and at the close of the last session of Parliament, June 1779

The political raree-show: or a picture of parties and politics, during...

A boy looks into a peep show to see twelve pictures of recent events in the British empire. 1) Lord North borrows money from Jews while Spain declares war on England. 2) The English general Burgoyne kneels to A... More

The bull roasted: or the political cooks serving their customers

The bull roasted: or the political cooks serving their customers

George III turns the spit on which the British bull is roasting. He is observed by Bute while North serves portions to an American Indian, a Spaniard, and a Frenchman. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Eerwardigen Nederlander. De tweede oeconomische plaat

Eerwardigen Nederlander. De tweede oeconomische plaat

Anti-English cartoon of war years. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Het tegenwoordig verward Europa

Het tegenwoordig verward Europa

England is in danger because her bank is suspended on the horn of a unicorn while infant America, France, and Spain harass him. Only a Dutch skipper helps England. The Netherlands was primarily concerned for it... More

Het tegenwoordig verward Europa

Het tegenwoordig verward Europa

England is in danger because her bank is suspended on the horn of a unicorn while infant America, France, and Spain harass him. Only a Dutch skipper helps England. The Netherlands was primarily concerned for it... More

The allies - par nobile fratrum!

The allies - par nobile fratrum!

Print shows George III sharing a bone with a Native chief. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Den door list en geweld Aangevallen leeuw

Den door list en geweld Aangevallen leeuw

Propaganda of the pro-English party of the Stadtholder, which was opposed by the "Patriots" of the Dutch cities and especially of Amsterdam, where French influence was potent. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The English lion dismember'd or the voice of the public for an enquiry into the public expenditure

The English lion dismember'd or the voice of the public for an enquiry...

Similar to 1756 cartoon on Minorca. Lord North carries a large sack entitled BUDGET as he drags the British lion on a chain behind him. The lion has lost one of its paws (labeled America) to an American Indian'... More

De eerste oeconomische plaat. Een jongen ryken Hollander

De eerste oeconomische plaat. Een jongen ryken Hollander

Concerns the problems of Dutch neutrality amid the warring powers of Europe. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

De wanhoopige Britten, en de vernoegde Americanen, op de tyding van diffensive alliantie, on bepaalt convey, en gewapende neutraliteit!

De wanhoopige Britten, en de vernoegde Americanen, op de tyding van di...

Lord North looks at empty money bags and says, "Ah, had we only dealt more tolerantly with our brothers the Americans, we should not have squandered such countless treasures in a useless war . . ." Courtesy of ... More

The bull over-drove: or the drivers in danger

The bull over-drove: or the drivers in danger

The British bull tramples on the body of Sandwich while simultaneously kicking Lord North and other ministers while threatening an American Indian, a Frenchman, and a Spaniard. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Den Engelsman op zyn uiterste = L'Anglois a toute extremitez

Den Engelsman op zyn uiterste = L'Anglois a toute extremitez

An Englishman vomits into a pan while two Americans, Benjamin Franklin and John Paul Jones dressed as an Indian, are about to give the Englishman an enema. Cresswell speculates that this was issued apropos Engl... More

York town

York town

An emaciated cow representing British commerce grazed on Scottish thistles. Men representing France, Spain, and Holland have just milked the cow. The British lion howls because he has hurt his foot on a broken ... More

Libertas Americana. 4 Juil. 1776 Non sine Diis animosus infans / / dessin de la medaille des etats unis de l'amerique compose par A.E. Gibelin en 1783.

Libertas Americana. 4 Juil. 1776 Non sine Diis animosus infans / / des...

Design drawing executed not later than September 1782 by Antoine Esprit Gibelin shows Minerva (representing France) standing, leaning forward, holding a spear in raised right hand and a shield, with a fleur-de-... More

The political mirror or an exhibition of ministers for April 1782

The political mirror or an exhibition of ministers for April 1782

Old ministers are driven over the cliff into hell by new ministry, including Fox, Burke, and Wilkes. Bute flees on the back of a witch. Dorothy George argues that the attribution "Razo Rezio inv, Crunk Fogo scu... More

The reconciliation between Britania and her daughter America

The reconciliation between Britania and her daughter America

An American Indian rushes into the arms of Britannia while a Spaniard and Frenchman try to keep her away. A Dutchman looks on to see who will win the struggle. Catherine the Great had offered to mediate and thi... More

American Liberty (Libertas Americana), bronze

American Liberty (Libertas Americana), bronze

Medalist: Augustin Dupré (French, Saint-Étienne 1748–1833 Armentières-en-Brie)

The royal hunt, or a prospect of the year 1782

The royal hunt, or a prospect of the year 1782

Sandwich and North carouse with courtesans while an American Indian, a Frenchman, a Spaniard and a Dutchman are pulling the pillars out from under the British Empire. This print, attributed to Townshend, was co... More

Amusement for John Bull & his cousin Paddy, or, the gambols of the American buffalo in St. James's street

Amusement for John Bull & his cousin Paddy, or, the gambols of the Ame...

A large basket of loaves and fishes lies upset in the street, probably due to the grinning American buffalo, which looks on. Ministers and would-be ministers scramble for the fallen food. Courtesy of Boston pu... More

Thomas Rowlandson - The rival candidates

Thomas Rowlandson - The rival candidates

Fox is Demosthenes. Lord Hood is Themistocles. Sir Cecil Wray, who betrayed Fox, is Judas Iscariot. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Offrandes faites au capitaine Cook, aux isles Sandwich Benard direxit

Offrandes faites au capitaine Cook, aux isles Sandwich Benard direxit

Print shows a Native priest offering a roast pig to Captain James Cook at a dinner with other priests and a few members of Cook's staff, in front of a tall wooden idol and the temple of the God of Agriculture. ... More

Thomas Rowlandson - The loss of Eden, - and Eden, lost.

Thomas Rowlandson - The loss of Eden, - and Eden, lost.

A pun on William Eden, who was asked by Pitt to negotiate the commercial treaty with France, but turned to America instead. He is compared with Benedict Arnold. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

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.

Shaker's worshiping, (exercise) Gilbert

Shaker's worshiping, (exercise) Gilbert

Print shows several rows of Shakers, separated by gender, performing a step dance in the meeting hall at New Lebanon, New York; a woman spectator is seated in left foreground and a top hat rests on a bench on t... More

Bombardment of Algiers / Sergent, delint. ; Barlow, sculpt.

Bombardment of Algiers / Sergent, delint. ; Barlow, sculpt.

Print shows fighting in the streets during the bombardment of Algiers, with women fighting, armed with knives, to protect their children against men armed with swords, while buildings are burning in the backgro... More

The showman - Print, Library of Congress collection

The showman - Print, Library of Congress collection

Print shows a man standing next to his peepshow box, with hand extended to accept a coin from a young boy who is standing in front of the box with a young girl behind him; the children's mother or nanny stands ... More

Flower with stem and blossoms

Flower with stem and blossoms

Title devised by Library staff. Printed within border at top right: 19. Watermark on right side showing the top or bottom portion of letters. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the ... More

Theory of navigable canals J. Pass sculpt

Theory of navigable canals J. Pass sculpt

Print shows several figures illustrating the mechanical devices that operate the hydraulic and dragging mechanisms, and other features of canal operations, also shows a canal boat loaded with freight. Title fro... More

The bloody massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770 by a party of the 29th Regt. / engrav'd, printed & sold by Paul Revere, Boston.

The bloody massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 177...

Print shows British troops firing on a group of citizens on a street in Boston, Massachusetts, with the Royal Custom House known as "Butcher's Hall" on the right, the First Church and Town House in the backgrou... More

Portly man, full-length, left profile, holding a rifle, standing at attention; on verso, full-length portrait of a soldier, wearing uniform, standing, facing left, and two study sketches of rifles

Portly man, full-length, left profile, holding a rifle, standing at at...

Title devised by Library staff. Paper is blind stamped on lower left corner. Paper is lined on verso. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Docu... More

Henry Clay's bulbous panteloons sic or where the coffee went to

Henry Clay's bulbous panteloons sic or where the coffee went to

Drawing shows an Anglo-African (or African American) cabin boy named "Henry Clay" on board a ship; he has been caught by another sailor with a stash of stolen coffee that he has hidden in pantaloons. Title from... More

Insurance against fire only. Capital 500,000 dolls engraved by W. Kneass

Insurance against fire only. Capital 500,000 dolls engraved by W. Knea...

Print shows fire fighters manning firehoses and pump wagons at a fire in a commercial building or warehouse, as other men attempt to salvage property from the burning building. At right center is a statue of a ... More

Bust portrait of unidentified woman, facing right

Bust portrait of unidentified woman, facing right

Title devised by Library staff. Irregular edges on two sides as print was torn from a sheet. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Popular graph... More

Napoleonic era battle scene showing soldiers fighting at close-quarters, using rifles as clubs and with fixed bayonets; two men at center struggle over military standard

Napoleonic era battle scene showing soldiers fighting at close-quarter...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on verso: Found in Hopkinson silhouette book. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Document... More

Tomb of Abelard and Heloise W.D. Fellowes delt. ; J. Hill sc

Tomb of Abelard and Heloise W.D. Fellowes delt. ; J. Hill sc

Print shows a view of the tomb of Abelard and Héloïse in a fairly wooded section of the Père-Lachaise cemetery in Paris, France, with two pilgrims in prayer. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1998:151) Forms part of: Ma... More

Twenty five dollars

Twenty five dollars

Print shows a bank note for $25 with a bust portrait of George Washington, right profile, in a medallion surrounded by text which states: "The President, Directois and Company of Washington Bank in Westerly [Rh... More

Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin - William Thornton after St. Memin / St.M [monogram]

Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin - William Thornton afte...

Print shows William Thornton, bust portrait, left profile, in oval. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1998:151) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

[Cut-paper silhouette of John I. Hawkins, left profile, possibly by himself using his physiognotrace device]

[Cut-paper silhouette of John I. Hawkins, left profile, possibly by hi...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink on lower left corner: Mr. Hawkins. (DLC/PP-1998:151.28) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

Bucked and gaged - triced up DS monogram

Bucked and gaged - triced up DS monogram

Drawing shows two sailors being punished, the first is seated with a rod beneath his knees and over his elbows, his hands tied together just below his knees, a small rod is placed in his mouth with a cord tied ... More

Punishment for spitting on the deck - carrying a spittoon for the crew

Punishment for spitting on the deck - carrying a spittoon for the crew

Drawing shows a sailor carrying container into which another sailor spits. Title from item. Removed from mat with notation: SE 3300.5 Cat 168. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the... More

Unidentified woman, bust portrait, facing left, wearing a bonnet

Unidentified woman, bust portrait, facing left, wearing a bonnet

Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-2001:029). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Documentary drawing filing series (Library of Congress).

Single annemones i.e., anemones

Single annemones i.e., anemones

Print shows an anemone with blossoms and leaves. Title from item. Printed outside border at top right: 2. Watermark on right side showing the top or bottom portion of a crown. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: M... More

Married to the gunner's daughter DS monogram

Married to the gunner's daughter DS monogram

Drawing shows a sailor being punished by having him lie on a cannon barrel with his hands tied at one end and his feet at the other, he is then flogged. Title from item. Signed with monogram on lower right: DS.... More

Single renuclus i.e., ranunculus

Single renuclus i.e., ranunculus

Print shows a ranunculus with blossoms and leaves. Title from item. Printed outside border at top right: 4. Watermark on right side showing a portion of letters. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carso... More

Charles Willson Peale - Tom Moor [i.e., Moore], 1804 silhouette, American

Charles Willson Peale - Tom Moor [i.e., Moore], 1804 silhouette, Ameri...

Bust portrait silhouette of Thomas Moore, facing right. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on verso: #10. Inscribed in pencil on verso: Tom Moor 1804. See LOT 14101, no. 69 for the hollow-cut silhouette of th... More

Falls of Niagara. View of the great pitch taken from below, see Foresters, a poem

Falls of Niagara. View of the great pitch taken from below, see Forest...

Drawing shows great volumes of water cascading over a cliff as seen from below at Niagara Falls. Title from item. See: "The Foresters : A poem descriptive of a pedestrian journey to the falls of Niagara, in the... More

Thomas Moor [i.e., Moore], July 1804 silhouette, American

Thomas Moor [i.e., Moore], July 1804 silhouette, American

Bust portrait silhouette of Thomas Moore, facing right. Title from item. Embossed blind stamp at the base of the cutout: Peale. Inscribed in pencil at bottom left: 14. Inscribed in pencil on verso: Thomas Moor,... More

Pennsylvania Academy of fine arts. Founded 1805 J.J. Barralet del. ; B. Tanner sc

Pennsylvania Academy of fine arts. Founded 1805 J.J. Barralet del. ; B...

Print shows an exterior view of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts building printed at the top of certificate "No. 1002", which states that W.P. Cresson a member of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine A... More

Gilbert Stuart 1805 - Print, Library of Congress collection silhouette, American

Gilbert Stuart 1805 - Print, Library of Congress collection silhouette...

Print shows a silhouette bust portrait of a man, facing left, by "Gilbert Stuart 1805" above text with signature of Gilbert Stuart, with text that follows "... I have been an author myself. Yours, &c. Wm. Cobbe... More

Schuylkill Bridge High Street Philadelphia / [drawn by W. Birch ; engraved by S. Seymour].

Schuylkill Bridge High Street Philadelphia / [drawn by W. Birch ; engr...

Print shows a view of the Schuylkill Bridge at High Street, Philadelphia, with exposed frame structure prior to being enclosed; insert at bottom center shows a view of the bridge as covered. On the left, a man ... More

In crowds the ladies ran, all wish'd to see and touch the tawny man Tisdale pinxt. ; Leney sculpt

In crowds the ladies ran, all wish'd to see and touch the tawny man Ti...

Print shows a tall Native, missing one eye, standing with five women and two men on a street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, also a cluster of women and a few men at the entrance to a building behind them. In th... More

The little man in black

The little man in black

Print shows a caricature of Aaron Burr, full-length portrait, right profile, carrying a book titled "Linkum Fidelius"; originally published in "Salmagundi" by Washington Irving. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1998:15... More

Allegorical scene showing prosperity J.J. Barralet 1807

Allegorical scene showing prosperity J.J. Barralet 1807

Drawing shows an allegorical scene with an eagle spilling the contents of a cornucopia into the lap of a woman, possibly the goddess Euthenia, seated, holding up her apron to catch them, she is handing some to ... More

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