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Topic: aquatints

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Mort de Montcalm / Desfontaines, del; Moret, sculp.

Mort de Montcalm / Desfontaines, del; Moret, sculp.

Print shows the death of the Marquis de Montcalm during the siege of Québec.

[America.]
The encampment on the Black-Heath MDCCLXXX / P. Sandby fecit.

The encampment on the Black-Heath MDCCLXXX / P. Sandby fecit.

Print showing camp followers resting near windmill, with tents of a military encampment on the plains, with fields and trees in the background.

The encampment in Hyde Park MDCCLXXX / P. Sandby fecit.

The encampment in Hyde Park MDCCLXXX / P. Sandby fecit.

Print shows tents beneath large trees on the right and in the background, with soldiers and citizens clustered in small groups; at the far right is a drinking establishment with a sign that states "Pooles Inti... more

Jason et medée. Ballet tragique

Jason et medée. Ballet tragique

"Gaetan Vestris as Jason between two ladies of the ballet..." (Source: George)

The encampment in the museum garden MDCCLXXX / N' P. Sandby f.

The encampment in the museum garden MDCCLXXX / N' P. Sandby f.

Print showing men, women, and children on the lawn in the museum garden, building on the left, and the tents of a military encampment, on the right. Title from item.

The encampment in St. James's Park MDCCLXXX

The encampment in St. James's Park MDCCLXXX

Print shows soldiers relaxing in tents and talking on horseback, with women and children and dogs in the foreground, and a view of Westminster Abbey in the background. Title from item.

Melpomene

Melpomene

"Mrs. Siddons stands on the stage, her head turned in profile to the left, her left hand outstretched to take a heavy purse which hangs on a pitchfork emerging from clouds..." (Source: George)

The Wapping concert

The Wapping concert

"A concert-room with a boarded floor and low platform on which are the instrumentalists..." (Source: George)

A view of the city of Quebec, the capital of Canada, taken from the rock on Point Levi, by Wm. Peachy Octr. 23d, 1784 / engraved by J. Wells.

A view of the city of Quebec, the capital of Canada, taken from the ro...

Print shows ship in the foreground with the city of Québec in the distance.

The miser's feast

The miser's feast

Cartoon shows a miser seated at a table eating a meager meal; Death stands off to the right as an emaciated and naked manservant holding in his right hand a tray with a bone on it and behind him, in his left ha... more

The sweet delights of love / F.G. Byron, Esqr. delt.

The sweet delights of love / F.G. Byron, Esqr. delt.

Print shows a depressed-looking husband seated between a baby in a cradle and a complaining wife, as smoke billows from the fire on the right and a bill collector(?) enters a door on the left.

Par moy vous êtes tous freres

Par moy vous êtes tous freres

Print shows on the right, a woman, "la réligion" (possibly representing the Virgin Mary), labeled no. 1, standing, holding a cross illuminated by the sun, on the left, a cluster of figures includes an angel-lik... 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

Sous la gloire des augustes maisons de nos princes, Minerve deésse pro...

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

Le mea culpa du Prince Lambesc -- sans restitution point de salut

Le mea culpa du Prince Lambesc -- sans restitution point de salut

Print shows three men representing the nobility, the clergy, and the third estate meeting beneath a tree against which is sitting Prince de Lambesc, while workmen demolish the Bastille in the background. May sy... more

Franklin.
England. Principal front, Bank of England as designed by Sir Robert Taylor ca. 1790

England. Principal front, Bank of England as designed by Sir Robert Ta...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: England. Aquatint. Joseph Verner Reed, 1949.

John Bull, baited by the dogs of excise

John Bull, baited by the dogs of excise

A British satire on efforts by William Pitt, George Rose, and some members of Parliament to impose new "Excise" duties on tobacco (cf. Tobacco Excise Bill). The additional tax burden on British citizens is impl... more

[L'homme aux assignats]

[L'homme aux assignats]

Print shows a man, possibly Armand-Gaston Camus, wearing a garment fashioned entirely from "assignats" (French paper money before the livre), several men (identified by number in the caption) are standing aroun... more

L'amitié, aux mânes du Cher. Thomas Mauduit Colonel du Regiment du Port-au-Prince dans l'Isle de St. Domingue

L'amitié, aux mânes du Cher. Thomas Mauduit Colonel du Regiment du Por...

Thomas-Antoine Mauduit-Duplessis, half-length portrait, facing slightly left. Purchase; 1981; (DLC/PP-1981:106.) Title from item. Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress).

Chute prochaine de la fille a Target

Chute prochaine de la fille a Target

Print shows a hay wagon driven by a monk behind three horses, "la Guerre, la Bangueroute et un Marie Jacobin," who are harassed by "Jokais" of the constitution, "la Famine, la Rage, le Sacrilége, le Désespoir, ... more

D'Aguesseau sauve la France pendant la famine 1709 / Desfontaines delt. ; Moret sculpt.

D'Aguesseau sauve la France pendant la famine 1709 / Desfontaines delt...

Henri-François d'Aguesseau authorizing the removal of grain from a storage facility during the famine of 1709. Illus. in: Portraits des grands hommes, femmes illustres, et sujets mémorables de France : gravés e... more

Cas du manifeste du Duc de Brunswick

Cas du manifeste du Duc de Brunswick

Print shows four figures representing foreign nations responding unfavorably to the manifesto issued by the Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg on July 25 1792. A fifth figure representing Fame (an angel with trumpe... more

Epouventail de la nation

Epouventail de la nation

Print shows an effigy of the marquis de Lafayette as the scarecrow of the nation (upper torso on a post stuck in tall grass on a river bank at the border, wearing military uniform, brandishing a sword) attempti... more

[Jean Paul Marat, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in oval] / P.M. Alix sculp 1793.

[Jean Paul Marat, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in oval] /...

Title devised by Library staff. Paper has a watermark on the right side, two lines of indistinct letters or words. B.N., 44

Gradation de la tête de grenouille jusqu'au profil d'Apollon, d'après les idées du célébre Lavater

Gradation de la tête de grenouille jusqu'au profil d'Apollon, d'après ...

Print shows the head of a frog transformed (in 24 stages) into the profile of Apollo. Includes commentary on each facial transformation. Title from item. Possibly purchased from Colnaghi & Co. in 1803. Source: ... more

Pariser poisarden / C. Katz, [s. or f.]c.
[Eh bien, Messieurs! deux millions]

[Eh bien, Messieurs! deux millions]

Print shows Napoleon Bonaparte motioning toward a statue, one of the many treasures he brought back from his first campaign in Italy in 1797, and addresses a group of men, possibly of the Directory.

Loyal souls; or A peep into the mess-room, at St. James's / Js Gy, d. & fect.

Loyal souls; or A peep into the mess-room, at St. James's / Js Gy, d. ...

"Fifteen officers sit round a roughly made table on which are decanters of fruit..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in t... more

The danger of crim con! / Woodward del.

The danger of crim con! / Woodward del.

Print shows a couple engaged in a "crim[inal] con[versation]"; the woman, seated on a chair, inclined toward a man seated next to her, her hands around his right arm; she says to him, "The good Man is gone a lo... more

Contemplations upon a coronet ; / Js Gy, inv. & ft.

Contemplations upon a coronet ; / Js Gy, inv. & ft.

"Miss Farren (left) sits at her dressing-table, contemplating wth rapt admiration an earl's coronet on a wig-block which is a caricature of Lord Derby's head ..." (Source: George)

Ah! s'il y voyoit! / Vincent ino. et del. ; Commarieux sculpt.

Ah! s'il y voyoit! / Vincent ino. et del. ; Commarieux sculpt.

Print shows two fashionably dressed women walking on a country road, one is carrying a purse on her left hand; they ignore a "blind" beggar with a small dog on a leash and holding a cup and stick in right hand.... more

Le traité de paix avec Rome - baisez ca papa, et faite pate de velour / S. L'amerique inv. sculp.

Le traité de paix avec Rome - baisez ca papa, et faite pate de velour ...

Print shows on the left, a cat, representing Pope Pius VI, and on the right, a rooster, representing Napoleon I, holding a bundle of dried twigs and telling the cat to retract its claws, resulting in the Treaty... more

Le meâ culpâ du Pape / S. L'amerique inv. sculp.

Le meâ culpâ du Pape / S. L'amerique inv. sculp.

Print shows Pope Pius VI on his knees being reprimanded by God, in the form of a bird, after giving up art treasures as a result of the Treaty of Tolentino. Title from item. de Vinck, 6899 Forms part of: French... more

Jérome Pétion, Député aux états généraux de 1789, Maire de Paris en 1792, ensuite Député à la Convention Nationale Duplessi Bertaux inv. et del. ; Duplessi-Bertaux aqua forti ; Levachez sculp

Jérome Pétion, Député aux états généraux de 1789, Maire de Paris en 17...

Print shows Jérôme Pétion, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, in medallion above frieze depicting "Pétion porté en triomphe à la fête des Suisses de Chateau-Vieux", showing him riding on a huge... more

Represantant d'une grande nation / J. Cooke, sculpt., 40 Howland St.

Represantant d'une grande nation / J. Cooke, sculpt., 40 Howland St.

"A grotesque monster, nude and hairy, representing the Constitution of the Year III, stands against the trunk of L'Arbre de Liberté (right) with upraised hands. The tree, Emblême de l'Arbre de Connoissance, has... more

Bonaparte, premier consul de la Republique Française -- revue du quintidi / Boilly pinxit ; Levachez sculpt ; Duplessis Bertaux aquaforti.

Bonaparte, premier consul de la Republique Française -- revue du quint...

Print shows Napoleon Bonaparte, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in medallion above scene depicting troop review. Title from item. Déposé à la Bibliotheque Nle. le 29 Thermidor An X. Trimmed to within ... 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

Anacreontick's in full song / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect.

Anacreontick's in full song / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect.

Eight elderly topers with pipes and glasses surround a small oblong table, on which are punch-bowl, wine-glasses, tobacco, &c. All are much caricatured; some sing, a parson sleeps, a dog howls... (George) This ... more

[A Spanish nobleman places the lance]

[A Spanish nobleman places the lance]

Print shows a picador about to thrust a lance into the shoulder of a bull charging a bullfighter holding a cape. Title from Viewpoints. The letter "A" is printed in upper right corner of plate. Illus. from: La ... more

Blowing up the Pic Nic's;--or--Harlequin Quixotte attacking the puppets / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect .

Blowing up the Pic Nic's;--or--Harlequin Quixotte attacking the puppet...

"Sheridan leads the forces of the professionals against the amateurs of the Pic Nic Society, who are performing on a small, elegant stage, rising (without orchestra) from the boards in the foreground where thes... more

The king of Brobdingnag and Gulliver

The king of Brobdingnag and Gulliver

King George III in military uniform, holds a tiny Napoleon in the palm of his hand while inspecting him with a spy-glass.

Death of the Corsican fox--Scene the last of the Royal-Hunt / Js. Gillray. inv & fect.

Death of the Corsican fox--Scene the last of the Royal-Hunt / Js. Gill...

King George III as a huntsman, holds up to a pack of hounds a fox with the head of Napoleon. Hounds' collars inscribed with names of naval leaders "Nelson," "Sydney S. Gardner," "Cornwallis." Men on horseback l... more

Panoramic view of St. Petersburg, dedicated by permission to his Imperial Majesty Alexander 1st. by his much obliged humble servant J.A. Atkinson / drawn on the spot by J.A. Atkinson, from the observatory of the Academy of Sciences.

Panoramic view of St. Petersburg, dedicated by permission to his Imper...

Print showing panoramic view of St. Petersburg, including Academy of Arts, colleges, Cronstad (i.e., Kronshtadt), warehouses, and the Gottorp Globe.

Vue de Berchtolsgaden dans le Pays de Salzbourg Ansicht von Berchtolsgaden im Salzburgischen Gezeig u Gest. von J.J. Strüdt

Vue de Berchtolsgaden dans le Pays de Salzbourg Ansicht von Berchtolsg...

Print shows a pastoral scene with a young man or boy on horseback with three farm animals on a dirt road in the foreground, and a view of Berchtesgaden with mountains in the background. Title from item. Label m... more

[The chase after a hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

[The chase after a hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

Print shows men on horseback, carrying spears, chasing a wild hog through tall grasses. In the background, Natives are harvesting the grasses which they pile on a wagon or "hackerie". Also shown is a female hog... more

Vue de la Lendt dans le Pays de Salzbourg Ansicht von der Lendt im Salzburgischen Gezeig u Gest. von J.J. Strüdt

Vue de la Lendt dans le Pays de Salzbourg Ansicht von der Lendt im Sal...

Print shows a pastoral scene with a boy with two cows on shore of a river in the foreground, and a view of Lendt with mountains in the background. Title from item. Label mounted on verso.

[The dead hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

[The dead hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

Print shows a dead wild hog at center, with two dogs nearby, lying on the ground, panting, and two men, one extracting the spear from the hog; an attendant holds the horse of one of the hunters, as porters arri... more

[The hog at bay] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

[The hog at bay] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

Print shows men on horseback, carrying spears, and two dogs, chasing a wild hog through tall grasses. One of the dogs has caught the hog by the hind legs or rump. One horse has fallen, its rider on the ground, ... more

[Beating sugar-canes for a hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

[Beating sugar-canes for a hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etche...

Print shows three men on horseback, carrying spears, waiting, as Natives systematically beat sugarcane with bamboo staffs and, with the aid of two dogs, drive a wild hog from cover past the waiting hunters. Als... more

[Hog-hunters meeting by surprise a tigress and her cubs] / Williamson & Howitt del. ; J. Clark, etched.

[Hog-hunters meeting by surprise a tigress and her cubs] / Williamson ...

Print shows four men on horseback, carrying spears, chasing a wild hog and suddenly coming upon a tigress and her cubs in tall grass; in the background, a caravan with camels and elephants passes to the right. ... more

[Couple at fair looking at a clown and a bell ringer]

[Couple at fair looking at a clown and a bell ringer]

Illus. from: The Costume of Great Britain / W.H. Pyne. London: William Miller, 1808, no. 10.