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Déesse 16, rue Halévy, Paris / / PAL.

Poster shows semi-nude goddess in flight holding bicycle above crowd of bicyclists from all over the world.

Zeichnet 7. Kriegsanleihe / Alfred Offner.

Poster shows soldiers and their weapons behind a barricade of Austrian coins. Text: Subscribe to the 7th War Loan, Vienna Commercial Bank.

Sub treasurers meeting in England

A satire on corruption among Tammany officeholders in New York, showing absconded former Collector of the Port Samuel Swartwout and federal District Attorney William M. Price in London. The massive fraud and em... more

The Secretary of War presenting a stand of colours to the 1st Regiment of Republican bloodhounds

A bitter vilification of the Van Buren administration's use of bloodhounds to hunt fugitive Indians during the Second Seminole War in Florida. The artist condemns the racism and inhumanity of the measure, as w... more

Cooke's Circus, York Hotel, Nicolson St.

Poster for Cooke's Circus showing three illustrations with text: a man on a trapeze(?), "Gulliver and the Lilliputians", and an animal act with animals in human situations.

An old hunker fishing for votes

Facing a relative lack of enthusiasm for his campaign in New York State, Lewis Cass hoped to muster Democratic rank-and-file support by endorsing for lieutenant-governor the popular lawyer Charles O'Conor. Her... more

Grand, national, democratic banner - press onward - portraits from daguerreotype / lith. & pub. by N. Currier.

Print shows a presidential campaign banner featuring bust portraits of candidates "For President Franklin Pierce" and "For Vice President William R. King" in ovals with laurel wreaths beneath a bust portrait of... more

Soliciting a vote

A cynical view of party competition for the working man's vote in the presidential campaign of 1852. In a polling place, four candidates struggle to force their own election ticket on a short, uncouth-looking c... more

Grand, national, democratic banner - press onward / lith. & pub. by N. Currier.

Print shows a presidential campaign banner featuring bust portraits of candidates "Franklin Pierce" and "William R. King" in ovals with laurel wreaths beneath an eagle perched on a globe labeled "America" and a... more

Bristol's Sarsaparilla

Poster advertisement showing head-and-shoulders portrait of C. C. Bristol framed with filigree of sarsaparilla plants.

Breaking that "backbone"

A figurative commentary on Northern efforts to end the rebellion during the early years of the Civil War. Confederate President Jefferson Davis (far left) displays "the Great Southern Gyascutis," a dog-like mon... more

Kiralfy's grand spectacle of Paradise lost

Includes portraits of Julia Seaman, Kiralfy Brothers, and others.

A Voltaire: vêtements tout fait, vêtements sur mesure / / J. Chéret.

Advertising poster for a clothing shop showing a man wearing a suit inset into a view of Place du Château d'Eau, location of the shop.

Juvenile Pinafore

Poster advertising H.M. Pinafore by Gilbert & Sullivan as performed by children.

Kate Thayer Grand Concert Company

Includes portraits of Mrs. Helen Norman, Signor Tagliapietra, Teresa Carreno, M. Arbuckle, Kate Thayer, and Chas. E. Pratt.

H.M.S. Pinafore

Poster advertising H.M. Pinafore by Gilbert & Sullivan as performed by children.

[Balloon labeled "H. Lachambre," with two men riding in the basket]

Poster possibly advertising a balloon manufactured by Henri Lachambre whose facility is located in Vaugirard, a section of Paris, France.