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Geoffrey Chaucer from BL Royal 17 D VI, f. 93v

Geoffrey Chaucer from BL Royal 17 D VI, f. 93v

Marginal miniature of Geoffrey Chaucer pointing the text, with a caption reading 'Chauceris ymago'. Image taken from f. 93v of The Regement of Princes, with other poems. Written in English.

Geoffrey Chaucer from BL Royal 17 D VI, f. 93v

Geoffrey Chaucer from BL Royal 17 D VI, f. 93v

Detail of a marginal miniature of Geoffrey Chaucer pointing the text, with a caption reading 'Chauceris ymago'. Image taken from f. 93v of The Regement of Princes, with other poems. Written in English.

Esther von Grillparzer - Elga von Gerhart Hauptmann - K.K. Hof- und Burgtheater

Esther von Grillparzer - Elga von Gerhart Hauptmann - K.K. Hof- und Bu...

Ensemble - Weiterer Spielplan - Esther mit Bleistift durchgestrichen

Printer's ornament from "[The Works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Consisting of those which were formerly printed: and those which he design'd for the press, now published out of the authors original copies. [Edited, with an account of the life and writings of Cowley, by Thomas Sprat, Bishop of Rochester. With a portrait by W. Faithorne.]]"

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artist:name=William Faithorne from "[The Works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Consisting of those which were formerly printed: and those which he design'd for the press, now published out of the authors original copies. [Edited, with an account of the life and writings of Cowley, by Thomas Sprat, Bishop of Rochester. With a portrait by W. Faithorne.]]"

artist:name=William Faithorne from "[The Works of Mr Abraham Cowley. C...

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Printer's ornament from "[The Works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Consisting of those which were formerly printed: and those which he design'd for the press, now published out of the authors original copies. [Edited, with an account of the life and writings of Cowley, by Thomas Sprat, Bishop of Rochester. With a portrait by W. Faithorne.]]"

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Printer's ornament from "[The Works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Consisting of those which were formerly printed: and those which he design'd for the press, now published out of the authors original copies. [Edited, with an account of the life and writings of Cowley, by Thomas Sprat, Bishop of Rochester. With a portrait by W. Faithorne.]]"

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Printer's ornament from "[The Works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Consisting o...

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Printer's ornament from "[The Works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Consisting o...

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Old Stone House [untitled], Richmond Virginia

Old Stone House [untitled], Richmond Virginia

Description: Carry me back to old Virginia. Poe Shrine, at Richmond, Virginia. Erected about 1686, the building is probably the oldest in Richmond. Although it has no direct association with Edgar Allan Poe, ... More

Portret van Geoffrey Chaucer, by Jacob Houbraken

Portret van Geoffrey Chaucer, by Jacob Houbraken

Portret van Geoffrey Chaucer. Onder het portret een beeltenis van Pan met een fluit en een panfluit en daaronder op een richel een lier en rollen papier.

Interior of St. John's Church, Richmond, Va.

Interior of St. John's Church, Richmond, Va.

Description: St. John's Church (Episcopal), a plain edifice at the corner of Broad and 24th Streets on Church Hill, was built in 1740, and is the oldest church in Richmond. The pew still remains where Patrick ... More

A reply, for the present, to the unknown authors of Villany detected, &c., 1754, British Cartoon Print

A reply, for the present, to the unknown authors of Villany detected, ...

Print shows Dr. Robert James, inventor of a patent "fever powder," giving his medicine to a sick man as a quack doctor steals the medicine from the doctor's pocket and a ghost denounces the thief. Title from it... More

portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D. [With engraved plates.]"

portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of vario...

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portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D. [With engraved plates.]"

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portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D. [With engraved plates.]"

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portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D. [With engraved plates.]"

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portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D. [With engraved plates.]"

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portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D. [With engraved plates.]"

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portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D. [With engraved plates.]"

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portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D. [With engraved plates.]"

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portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D. [With engraved plates.]"

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portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D. [With engraved plates.]"

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portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D. [With engraved plates.]"

portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of vario...

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portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D. [With engraved plates.]"

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portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D. [With engraved plates.]"

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portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D. [With engraved plates.]"

portrait from "Paradise Lost ... The sixth edition with notes of vario...

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Thomas Jefferson to Philip Mazzei, February 16, 1787, Request for Information on Translations; with List of Authors

Thomas Jefferson to Philip Mazzei, February 16, 1787, Request for Info...

Request for Information on Translations; with List of Authors

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; Wright sculpt.

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; Wright sculpt.

Print shows author and philosopher Thomas Paine, half-length portrait, facing left. Title from item. Engraving of a 1792 painting by George Romney. Exhibited in: "Creating the United States" at the Library of C... More

John Kay - Thomas Paine. Book illustration from Library of Congress

John Kay - Thomas Paine. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Print shows author and philosopher Thomas Paine, half-length portrait, facing right. Title from item. No. 234.

Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1340–1400) (one of a pair)

Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1340–1400) (one of a pair)

Ralph Wood the Younger (British, Burslem 1748–1795 Burslem)

Tom Paine's nightly pest, James Gillray

Tom Paine's nightly pest, James Gillray

Paine lies asleep on straw on a ramshackle wooden bedstead, covered by his coat. He wears a cap and lies diagonally from left to right, facing the spectator. On the head of his bed are drawn the profile heads, ... More

Dumourier dining in State at St. James's on the 15 May, 1793

Dumourier dining in State at St. James's on the 15 May, 1793

Dumouriez (right) sits in a gothic chair (reminiscent of the Coronation chair), at the royal dinner-table. Three cooks advance towards him, wearing bonnets-rouges with tricolour cockades, aprons, and over-sleev... More

A smoking club, James Gillray

A smoking club, James Gillray

Pitt and Dundas, Fox and Sheridan face each other across a long narrow table, smoking long pipes and puffing clouds of smoke in each other's faces. The gallery of the House of Commons is indicated in the backgr... More

Presentation of the Mahometan Credentials, or the final resource of French atheists

Presentation of the Mahometan Credentials, or the final resource of Fr...

The King and Queen, seated on the throne (left), receive with astonished horror a deputation from Turkey. An arrogant Turk stands proffering a large rolled document with pendent seals on which are crescents. Be... More

Dumourier dining in State at St. James's on the 15 May, 1793

Dumourier dining in State at St. James's on the 15 May, 1793

Dumouriez (right) sits in a gothic chair (reminiscent of the Coronation chair), at the royal dinner-table. Three cooks advance towards him, wearing bonnets-rouges with tricolour cockades, aprons, and over-sleev... More

Thomas Paine. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Thomas Paine. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Print shows author and philosopher Thomas Paine, full-length portrait, seated, facing left. Title devised by Library staff. Notation signed by Moncure D. Conway on verso: "Proof of an engraving made in Paris of... More

William Sharp - Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; Sharp sc.

William Sharp - Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; Sharp sc.

Title from item. Exhibited: "Creating the United States," the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2011-2012. Engraving of a 1792 painting by George Romney.

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; W. Sharp sculpt.

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; W. Sharp sculpt.

Print shows author and philosopher Thomas Paine, half-length portrait, facing left. Title from item. Engraving of a 1792 painting by George Romney.

Presages of the millenium, Thomas Rowlandson, James Gillray

Presages of the millenium, Thomas Rowlandson, James Gillray

Pitt as Death on the pale Horse rides naked on the White Horse of Hanover, galloping over the prostrate bodies of pigs. Other pigs, a multitude extending to the horizon, flee before him. On the horse's fringed ... More

Patriotic regeneration, viz. parliament reform'd, a la francoise, that is honest men (i.e. opposition,) in the seat of justice

Patriotic regeneration, viz. parliament reform'd, a la francoise, that...

The interior of the House of Commons. The Speaker's chair and the table are in the foreground on the extreme left. Only the Opposition benches are visible and are crowded with English sansculottes wearing bonne... More

Milton’s house, York Street, Tothill fields ; Portrait of Milton ; His burial place at St. Giles, Cripplegate

Milton’s house, York Street, Tothill fields ; Portrait of Milton ; His...

Information from accompanying cards: The fore-edge painting on "Paradise Lost" is divided into three parts showing (1) Milton’s house, York Street, Tothill fields, (2) Portrait of Milton and (3) his burial plac... More

Bank-notes - paper-money - French-alarmists, o the devil, the devil! ah! poor John-Bull!!!

Bank-notes - paper-money - French-alarmists, o the devil, the devil! a...

Pitt (left) as a bank-clerk, very thin and much caricatured, a pen thrust through his wig, stands behind an L-shaped counter offering a handful of bank-notes to John Bull. In his right hand is a scoop with whic... More

The giant-factotum amusing himself, James Gillray

The giant-factotum amusing himself, James Gillray

Pitt arrogantly bestrides the Speaker's chair, towering high above the galleries of the House. He plays cup (or rather spike) and ball with the globe, on which 'France' is disproportionately large, the British ... More

Nelson's victory, or good-news operating upon loyal feelings, James Gillray

Nelson's victory, or good-news operating upon loyal feelings, James Gi...

Another satire on the supposed mortification of the Whigs at the destruction of the French fleet. The leaders of the party are expressing their feelings in a variety of different ways. They had predicted a very... More

Two pair of portraits - presented to all the unbiassed electors of Great Britain, by John Horne Tooke

Two pair of portraits - presented to all the unbiassed electors of Gre...

Horne Tooke, not caricatured, sits at an easel on which are juxtaposed two canvases, three-quarter length portraits of Fox (Left) and Pitt (right). He holds palette and brushes, but looks over his right shoulde... More

Search night - or - state watchmen mistaking honest men for conspirators

Search night - or - state watchmen mistaking honest men for conspirato...

The interior of a bare, poverty-stricken room with a raftered roof. Pitt and Dundas, as watchmen, batter down the upper timbers of a door (right) which has been strongly bolted, locked, and barricaded. Both hav... More

Evidence to character - being, a portrait of a traitor by his friends & by himself

Evidence to character - being, a portrait of a traitor by his friends ...

Depicted is the trial of O'Connor, who confesses to making an Irish-French alliance, before the presiding judge Buller. Testifying to the character of O'Connor are various members of the opposition. Starting at... More

Doublures of character - or - strikeing resemblances in phisiognomy, James Gillray

Doublures of character - or - strikeing resemblances in phisiognomy, J...

Bust portraits of seven leaders of the Opposition, each with his almost identical double, arranged in two rows, with numbers referring to notes below the title. The first pair are Fox, directed slightly to the ... More

Evidence to character - being, a portrait of a traitor by his friends & by himself

Evidence to character - being, a portrait of a traitor by his friends ...

Depicted is the trial of O'Connor, who confesses to making an Irish-French alliance, before the presiding judge Buller. Testifying to the character of O'Connor are various members of the opposition. Starting at... More

Meeting of the monied Interest. Constitutional opposition to ye 10 pr cent - ie - John Bulls friends alarm'd by the new tax

Meeting of the monied Interest. Constitutional opposition to ye 10 pr ...

Fox stands, declaiming violently to his supporters, who surround him. He holds out a paper. His clenched right fist is raised. He is dishevelled and ragged, with a padlocked 'Begging Box' slung round his should... More

map from "The Geographical System of Herodotus examined and explained by a comparison with those of other ancient authors, and with modern geography. In the course of the work are introduced, dissertations on the itinerary state of the Greeks, the expedition of Darius Hystaspes to Scythia, the position ... of ancient Babylon, ... and other subjects of history and geography. The whole explained by eleven maps, etc"

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map from "The Geographical System of Herodotus examined and explained ...

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Chikurin no kabe no mae no shichikenjin

Chikurin no kabe no mae no shichikenjin

Print shows seven women portraying the seven sages of the bamboo grove, sitting together with musical instruments (shamisen, koto, and recorder), tobacco pipes, and a scroll. Title and other descriptive informa... More

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map from "The Geographical System of Herodotus examined and explained ...

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map from "The Geographical System of Herodotus examined and explained by a comparison with those of other ancient authors, and with modern geography. In the course of the work are introduced, dissertations on the itinerary state of the Greeks, the expedition of Darius Hystaspes to Scythia, the position ... of ancient Babylon, ... and other subjects of history and geography. The whole explained by eleven maps, etc"

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map from "The Geographical System of Herodotus examined and explained by a comparison with those of other ancient authors, and with modern geography. In the course of the work are introduced, dissertations on the itinerary state of the Greeks, the expedition of Darius Hystaspes to Scythia, the position ... of ancient Babylon, ... and other subjects of history and geography. The whole explained by eleven maps, etc"

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Scythias from "The Geographical System of Herodotus examined and explained by a comparison with those of other ancient authors, and with modern geography. In the course of the work are introduced, dissertations on the itinerary state of the Greeks, the expedition of Darius Hystaspes to Scythia, the position ... of ancient Babylon, ... and other subjects of history and geography. The whole explained by eleven maps, etc"

Scythias from "The Geographical System of Herodotus examined and expla...

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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe

Anonymous, American, 19th century

Map from "The Geographical System of Herodotus examined and explained by a comparison with those of other ancient authors, and with modern geography. In the course of the work are introduced, dissertations on the itinerary state of the Greeks, the expedition of Darius Hystaspes to Scythia, the position ... of ancient Babylon, ... and other subjects of history and geography. The whole explained by eleven maps, etc"

Map from "The Geographical System of Herodotus examined and explained ...

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Integrity retiring from office, James Gillray

Integrity retiring from office, James Gillray

The resigning Ministers issue from the arched gateway of the Treasury, led by Pitt (right) who, with an oratorical gesture, holds out a document. Behind him is Dundas (Secretary of State for War), holding Pitt'... More

Preparing for the grand attack - or - a private rehearsal of "The ci-devant ministry in danger"

Preparing for the grand attack - or - a private rehearsal of "The ci-d...

Burdett (right) declaims a speech whose heads are inscribed on a gigantic scroll held out to him by Fox. Fox raises his arms high to hold the scroll, one end of which falls behind his head and shoulders. The ot... More

Bat catching, James Gillray

Bat catching, James Gillray

Addington and Hawkesbury, in the gateway of the Treasury, snare three bats with the heads of Grey, Sheridan, and Tierney. Addington kneels on one knee holding out a dark lantern and a hat with a tricolour cocka... More

Physical aid - or - Britannia recoverd from a trance - also, the patriotic courage of Sherry Andrew & a peep thro ye fog

Physical aid - or - Britannia recoverd from a trance - also, the patri...

Britannia, terrified, faint, and dishevelled sits on the ground supported by Addington and Hawkesbury, and defended by Sheridan, a Silenus-like and ragged Harlequin. They are on the coast towards which are adva... More

Physical aid - or - Britannia recoverd from a trance - also, the patriotic courage of Sherry Andrew & a peep thro ye fog

Physical aid - or - Britannia recoverd from a trance - also, the patri...

Britannia, terrified, faint, and dishevelled sits on the ground supported by Addington and Hawkesbury, and defended by Sheridan, a Silenus-like and ragged Harlequin. They are on the coast towards which are adva... More

portrait from "[Life of Geoffrey Chaucer ... including memoirs of ... John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster; with sketches of the manners, opinions, arts and literature of England in the fourteenth century.]"

portrait from "[Life of Geoffrey Chaucer ... including memoirs of ... ...

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[Yatsushi chikurin no shichikenjin sono yon?]

[Yatsushi chikurin no shichikenjin sono yon?]

Print shows seven women portraying the seven sages of the bamboo grove; some with musical instruments (koto and shamisen), one with a scroll. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spon... More

portrait from "[Life of Geoffrey Chaucer ... including memoirs of ... John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster; with sketches of the manners, opinions, arts and literature of England in the fourteenth century.]"

portrait from "[Life of Geoffrey Chaucer ... including memoirs of ... ...

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portrait from "[Life of Geoffrey Chaucer ... including memoirs of ... John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster; with sketches of the manners, opinions, arts and literature of England in the fourteenth century.]"

portrait from "[Life of Geoffrey Chaucer ... including memoirs of ... ...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from volume 02 of "[Life of Geoffrey Chaucer ... including memoirs of ... John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster; with sketches of the manners, opinions, arts and literature... More

Political candour, i.e. coalition resolutions of June 14th, 1805, James Gillray

Political candour, i.e. coalition resolutions of June 14th, 1805, Jame...

Fox makes a speech in the House of Commons; a large section of the crowded Opposition benches is shown (r.). Pitt sits alone on the Treasury Bench, his profile only appearing on the extreme left. The rest of th... More

Uncorking old sherry, James Gillray

Uncorking old sherry, James Gillray

Pitt stands in the House of Commons, facing the opposition benches. He causes a tremendous explosion by uncorking a bottle containing the bloated and scowling face of Sheridan, whose hair swirls up into the nec... More

Political candour, i.e. coalition resolutions of June 14th, 1805, James Gillray

Political candour, i.e. coalition resolutions of June 14th, 1805, Jame...

Fox makes a speech in the House of Commons; a large section of the crowded Opposition benches is shown (r.). Pitt sits alone on the Treasury Bench, his profile only appearing on the extreme left. The rest of th... More

Uncorking old sherry, James Gillray

Uncorking old sherry, James Gillray

Pitt stands in the House of Commons, facing the opposition benches. He causes a tremendous explosion by uncorking a bottle containing the bloated and scowling face of Sheridan, whose hair swirls up into the nec... More

Tiddy-doll the great French-gingerbread-baker drawing out a new batch of kings

Tiddy-doll the great French-gingerbread-baker drawing out a new batch ...

The title continues: his Man hopping Talley mixing up the Dough. Napoleon is the London street-seller of gingerbread cakes whose wares and patter made him a long-remembered character. He stands in his bakery vi... More

Le diable-boiteux - or - the Devil upon two sticks conveying John Bull to the land of promise

Le diable-boiteux - or - the Devil upon two sticks conveying John Bull...

Fox, as the Devil, has sprung into the air, supported by small feathered wings and by two stout crutches, which rest upon dark clouds. He has a heavy hairy body with cloven hoofs, and wears a bonnet rouge with ... More

Pacific overtures - or - a flight from St Cloud's "Over the Water to Charley." A new dramatic peace now rehearsing

Pacific overtures - or - a flight from St Cloud's "Over the Water to C...

The stage, flanked by the stage-boxes, extends across the design, the base of which is the orchestra, where the new Ministry perform. George III has stepped on to the stage from the royal box (l.) and confronts... More

Le diable-boiteux - or - the Devil upon two sticks conveying John Bull to the land of promise

Le diable-boiteux - or - the Devil upon two sticks conveying John Bull...

Fox, as the Devil, has sprung into the air, supported by small feathered wings and by two stout crutches, which rest upon dark clouds. He has a heavy hairy body with cloven hoofs, and wears a bonnet rouge with ... More

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