An exact representation of the principal banners and triumphal car, which conveyed Sir Frances Burdett to the Crown and Anchor Tavern on Monday June 29th, 1807 - dedicated to the 5134 independent electors of Westminster
Print shows three men with banners leading a four-horse team drawing a carriage with a statue of Britannia holding a staff topped with a liberty cap, two fasces on a low platform, and Sir Frances Burdett sittin... more
The "sawney" (i.e., fool or simpleton) is New York "Herald" editor James Gordon Bennett. The artist gives a comic portrayal of Bennett's celebrated public rebuff by O'Connell in the Corn Exchange in Dublin in A... more
Tobacco label, illustrated with cannon with banner, cannonballs, and bag labeled "Capt. Bragg, a little more grape" on fort in foreground; tents in background.
The great transatlantic balloon voyage. The banner at the corner of Broadway and Fourteenth street / S. Fox.
Print shows a banner posted above a busy intersection advertising an Atlantic crossing by the balloon, "The Daily Graphic," which was sponsored by the New York Illustrated Graphic. The crossing attempt on Octo... more