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Andrea Andreani - Triumph of Caesar

Andrea Andreani - Triumph of Caesar

Public domain photo of Italian art print, 17th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Canal scene, Holland - Engraving, Public domain image

Canal scene, Holland - Engraving, Public domain image

Public domain scan of 17th-18th century landscape print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Verrocchio, British museum, 2691. [Head of a woman.]

Verrocchio, British museum, 2691. [Head of a woman.]

Picryl description: Public domain illustrated book page scan, drawings, free to use art, no copyright restrictions image.

School of Verrocchio, British museum, 2707. [Study of drapery.]

School of Verrocchio, British museum, 2707. [Study of drapery.]

Picryl description: Public domain illustrated book page scan, drawings, free to use art, no copyright restrictions image.

Unknown, Unknown, British Museum, Exhibits, Giant Sequoia Sections. Mark Twain Tree sections.

Unknown, Unknown, British Museum, Exhibits, Giant Sequoia Sections. Ma...

SEKI Historic Image Public domain photograph by National Parks Administration, nature conservation, tourism, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

A view of the inside of a glass building. Glass ceiling british museum london.

A view of the inside of a glass building. Glass ceiling british museum...

The glass ceiling of the british museum / The glass roof of the british museum public domain stock photo. The glass ceiling of the british museum / The glass roof of the british museum public domain stock photo.

Monuments of Nineveh - Obelisk - second side.

Monuments of Nineveh - Obelisk - second side.

Public domain illustrated book page scan, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Ivories. [Ivory objects found at Nimroud [Calah]]

Ivories. [Ivory objects found at Nimroud [Calah]]

Public domain illustrated book page scan, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Garbo, British museum, 764 [The resurrected Christ.]

Garbo, British museum, 764 [The resurrected Christ.]

Public domain image of a religious scene, Jesus Christ, Christianity, Christian Art, Bible, New Testament, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Bronze vessels from Nimroud [Nimrud] (Plate I.)

Bronze vessels from Nimroud [Nimrud] (Plate I.)

Public domain illustrated book page scan, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

"The Queen's Name is a Tower of Strength" (BM 1902,1011.9819)

"The Queen's Name is a Tower of Strength" (BM 1902,1011.9819)

Bust of Queen Victoria in the sky; to left, wearing Diamond Crown; St. Paul's to left, fireworks overhead; man as bat flying to right; illustration from "England" (18 June, 1887). Colour lithograph

(Allégorie No 2.) (BM 1940,0810.21.32)

(Allégorie No 2.) (BM 1940,0810.21.32)

A satire on the French Second Republic; France, represented by a couple holding a baby, with another baby at their feet, leaning on the base of a cross, is protected by the figure of justice, a man stretching o... More

A Moonlight Flitting (BM 1945,0109.37)

A Moonlight Flitting (BM 1945,0109.37)

Gladstone moving boxes out of Downing Street, as two men fail to lift a crate of 'Unfulfilled Promises'; a presentation cartoon from the 'St Stephens' Review', 31 July 1886 Colour lithograph

Chillon (BM 1935,0309.143)

Chillon (BM 1935,0309.143)

View of Chillon castle by lake Geneva, the Alps in the background; within an oval. Hand-coloured lithograph

Dame française du temps de Charles VIII (BM 1871,1209.1657)

Dame française du temps de Charles VIII (BM 1871,1209.1657)

Plate 36; woman wearing costume of 15th century France. 1831-1839 Hand-coloured lithograph with gum arabic

En Grèce (In Greece) (BM 1949,0411.3238)

En Grèce (In Greece) (BM 1949,0411.3238)

Greek soldier with bayonet standing in surveying numerous refugees(?), in particular a mother with her baby. 1897 Crayon lithograph, Forain's initial printed in sanguine ink

En rond! doucement la petite, je n'ai plus quinze ans (BM 1863,0725.393)

En rond! doucement la petite, je n'ai plus quinze ans (BM 1863,0725.39...

Plate 12: villagers dancing in the open air; among them is an elderly man who jokingly asks his younger partners to slow down; on the left, a child taking a glass from a table; on the right, musicians playing u... More

Erster Blick auf Jerusalem vom Jaffawege (BM 1870,1210.352-354 4)

Erster Blick auf Jerusalem vom Jaffawege (BM 1870,1210.352-354 4)

Three views of the Holy Land with an explanatory text by Constantin Tischendorf; in the original portfolio. 1850s Colour lithographs

Poster - Germanos (BM 1955,0106.5.32) - Public domain lithograph

Poster - Germanos (BM 1955,0106.5.32) - Public domain lithograph

Portrait of Germanos III of Old Patras, half-length facing left, wearing archbishop's vestments, holding a book in his left hand and a rosary in his right hand, pointing to left, behind him an interior of a chu... More

Hatfield House, Hertfordshire (BM 1878,0511.499)

Hatfield House, Hertfordshire (BM 1878,0511.499)

View of the gothic country house in the background, seen across the terrace overlooking a river in the middle distance, figures sitting and resting on the river bank in the centre foreground, swans swimming on ... More

Hier darf nit g'fahrn werd'n ! ... (BM 2007,7087.51)

Hier darf nit g'fahrn werd'n ! ... (BM 2007,7087.51)

An official tries to stop two women pulling a cart laden with a large tub, plate 3 extracted from an unidentified periodical. 1848 Hand-coloured lithograph

Histoire Sainte (BM 1981,U.56-134 15)

Histoire Sainte (BM 1981,U.56-134 15)

An incomplete set of hand-coloured lithographs depicting scenes from the Bible and the History of Christianity, published in Paris by Ch. Delagrave et Cie. and printed by Becquet frères. The set is entitled 'Hi... More

Histoire Sainte (BM 1981,U.56-134 35)

Histoire Sainte (BM 1981,U.56-134 35)

An incomplete set of hand-coloured lithographs depicting scenes from the Bible and the History of Christianity, published in Paris by Ch. Delagrave et Cie. and printed by Becquet frères. The set is entitled 'Hi... More

Lord Grenville. (BM 1858,1009.337)

Lord Grenville. (BM 1858,1009.337)

Portrait of William Wyndham Grenville, three-quarter length, seated to left in an armchair, holding a book open with his right hand, his left hand on chair arm; weraing double-breasted coat fastened with two bu... More

Porteur de Chaises à Chamonix (BM 1958,0712.633)

Porteur de Chaises à Chamonix (BM 1958,0712.633)

Six men with top hats carrying an old woman in a chair with poles Lithograph with hand colouring

Print (BM 1876,1209.135) - Public domain portrait engraving

Print (BM 1876,1209.135) - Public domain portrait engraving

Portrait of Robert Clutterbuck, writer and historian; bust, nearly in profile to the right, with short hair; a vignette. 1818 Lithograph, printed in brown ink

Print (BM 1876,1209.422) - Public domain portrait engraving

Print (BM 1876,1209.422) - Public domain portrait engraving

Portrait of the actor Henry Phillips; in character as the Count der Tiemar, in 'Amilie'; half length, to the right, looking at viewer; a vignette. Lithograph, with some colour on face, on chine collé

John Brandard - Print, music sheet-cover (BM 1922,0710.642)

John Brandard - Print, music sheet-cover (BM 1922,0710.642)

Music cover sheet: a young woman seated on a chair in a theatre box, half-length, very slightly to left, with head turned and tilted to look to right; her left arm resting at front, touching a pair of binocular... More

Print, playing-card (BM 1896,0501.806 4)

Print, playing-card (BM 1896,0501.806 4)

Tarot pack: complete pack of 78 double-ended playing-cards, with French suits Hand-coloured lithograph Backs printed with a plaid pattern in black and brown With original wrapper Late 19th Century

Print, playing-card (BM 1904,0511.41.1-52)

Print, playing-card (BM 1904,0511.41.1-52)

Complete pack of 52 double-ended playing-cards with French suit-marks. The court cards are portraits of members of late 19th century Scandinavian royal houses, their titles printed in the margins. There is a du... More

Print, satirical print (BM 1938,1008.161)

Print, satirical print (BM 1938,1008.161)

Plate 6 in series: two scenes; the top scene depicts a group of deputies at the assembly, looking at the rostrum; one of them uses a telescope; the bottom scene represents deputy Lagrange falling off the rostru... More

Print, trade-card (BM Heal,17.67)

Print, trade-card (BM Heal,17.67)

Trade card of Mrs Harvey, bookseller at n.12 Red Lion Passage, Red Lion Street, Holborn, London, showing a landscape with a castle on a hilltop to right and a small sailing boat at sea to left. Hand-coloured lithograph

Serrure et Clef du Cahteau de Siegburg - Objets du XVIe siécle (BM 1880,0214.132)

Serrure et Clef du Cahteau de Siegburg - Objets du XVIe siécle (BM 188...

An engraved door-lock and a key of Chateau de Siegburg, and some 16th century objects; from the Musée National Bavarois a Munich, published in 'L'Art'. Lithograph

Studies of Figures by Gainsborough (BM 1850,1014.170)

Studies of Figures by Gainsborough (BM 1850,1014.170)

A girl sitting under tree, whole-length directed to the left, head turned and looking towards the viewer, sitting on a tree trunk. 1825 Lithograph

The Lady of Lorne (BM 1922,0710.725)

The Lady of Lorne (BM 1922,0710.725)

Music-cover sheet for 'The Lady of Lorne' by T Barrett, featuring dancers in a ballroom, with portrait of Princess Louise in an oval above, surmounted by a coronet; long tartan scarf to the right, tartan ribbon... More

As regards collars (BM 1952,0517.46)

As regards collars (BM 1952,0517.46)

Plate 6: numerous studies of men of different types with various genres of collar. later 1830s Hand-coloured lithograph

Epicière (BM 1861,1012.763) - Drawing. Public domain image.

Epicière (BM 1861,1012.763) - Drawing. Public domain image.

Plate 9: the grocer; a young woman in a grocery, filling a small bag with some food. Behind her a barrel with two small barrels on the top and an open box containing food. 1827-1829 Hand-coloured lithograph

His Royal Highness Prince Albert in the Costume of the 11th (Or Prince Albert's Own) Hussars (BM 1895,0617.425)

His Royal Highness Prince Albert in the Costume of the 11th (Or Prince...

Portrait of Prince Albert, full length, on horseback in profile to the left, horse rearing to its hind legs; Prince Albert in Hussars uniform, holding sword in his right hand; front line of a troop in the backg... More

Print, satirical print (BM 1951,0411.4.68)

Print, satirical print (BM 1951,0411.4.68)

A scene in a pharmacist, with an apprentice addressing the owner. c.1839 Hand-coloured lithograph

Carnarvon Castle (BM 1954,1103.68)

Carnarvon Castle (BM 1954,1103.68)

View of Caernarfon Castle from across the river, boats on the water, a horse-pulled cart in the water unloading from a boat in the foreground, a road to the left and two baskets by the shore. Lithograph on tinted stone

London from the Thames (BM 1880,1113.1681)

London from the Thames (BM 1880,1113.1681)

Title-page to the series 'London from the Thames' by William Parrott; in centre a vignette showing a view of the Tower of London at the time of the Lord Mayor's embarcation, with ceremonial barges at the wharf,... More

Passage du Gué (BM 1880,0710.240)

Passage du Gué (BM 1880,0710.240)

Plate 230: a group of horsemen on Arab horses riding though shallow water, followed by a man on foot, tending to one of his small flock of sheep, and a dog; a mosque in the distance; after Charles de Tournemin... More

Print (BM 1869,0410.2232) - Public domain scan / drawing

Print (BM 1869,0410.2232) - Public domain scan / drawing

Rest on the flight into Egypt with the infant Baptist: landscape with the Virgin sitting at centre, Christ Child in her lap and the infant Baptist standing beside her, on the left St Joseph tending the donkey; ... More

't Wonderlik Verkeer-Spel (BM 1864,0813.268)

't Wonderlik Verkeer-Spel (BM 1864,0813.268)

An early impression of a broadside on the beginning of the First Anglo-Dutch War, likening it to a game of backgammon; with an etching showing Oliver Cromwell (A) seated at a table, opposite a man standing next... More

(? A knowing one) (BM 1868,0808.12485)

(? A knowing one) (BM 1868,0808.12485)

(For description see other impression). 1 August 1790 Etching Public domain scan of British satirical print, 18th century politics, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

(A deep one) (BM 1867,1012.628 1)

(A deep one) (BM 1867,1012.628 1)

No title. Half length portrait of a man in profile to the right, scowling, with protruding lower jaw. A satire on costume. His hair is cropped straight across the forehead just above the eyebrows, and tied in a... More

(A French Postillion gesturing) (BM J,6.14)

(A French Postillion gesturing) (BM J,6.14)

Satire: a postillion with huge boots with arms outspread to right. c.1768 Etching with drypoint

(A Little Farther) (BM 1939,0714.3)

(A Little Farther) (BM 1939,0714.3)

Satire with a manservant trying to pull a glove onto the arm of a large woman. [1 November 1792] Hand-coloured etching

(Cock-fighting match between Lanark and Haddington) (BM 1937,1108.8)

(Cock-fighting match between Lanark and Haddington) (BM 1937,1108.8)

Two cocks fight in a cock-pit, a man standing over each cock; the spectators are in a circle several rows deep. The wall of the room is of stone, with three boarded-up windows; it is the unfinished kitchen of t... More

(Col. Topham endeavouring with his squirt to extinguish the genius of Holman) (BM 1851,0901.631)

(Col. Topham endeavouring with his squirt to extinguish the genius of ...

Topham, in full regimentals, standing in profile to the left, directs a large syringe at a sun (left) rising above a hill, inscribed 'Genius of Holman'. Behind him, holding leading-strings attached to his epaul... More

(Exchange of heads) (BM 1937,1108.50)

(Exchange of heads) (BM 1937,1108.50)

Two men face each other in profile; between and behind them is the stout, dishevelled back view of Roger Hog, see BMSat 6847. On the left the very corpulent body of William Macpherson, W.S., has the head ot the... More

(Illustration to one of Peter Pindar's Odes.) (BM 1868,0808.13146)

(Illustration to one of Peter Pindar's Odes.) (BM 1868,0808.13146)

Proof without letters. George III rides Pegasus, and is about to be thrown; both arms are raised in consternation. Another man (? Wolcot) falls head downwards from the horse; his wig has fallen off and he has d... More

(J. Kemble) (BM 1868,0808.12435)

(J. Kemble) (BM 1868,0808.12435)

Bust portrait in profile to the right of John Philip Kemble (1757-1823) (identified by Mr. Hawkins). Etching

(Lord Amherst) (BM 1868,0808.4820)

(Lord Amherst) (BM 1868,0808.4820)

Amherst standing in profile to the left. He is in uniform and wears his ribbon of the Bath. He is smiling; his left hand rests on his sword. 6 April 1782 Etching

(Lord Mahon) (BM 1867,0309.761)

(Lord Mahon) (BM 1867,0309.761)

(For description see other impression). 17 June 1782 Etching Public domain scan of British satirical print, 18th century politics, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

(Military portrait) (BM 1868,0808.13314)

(Military portrait) (BM 1868,0808.13314)

Sketch of an extremely obese and round-shouldered officer riding right to left, repeated twice. In the nearer the head is turned from the spectator and the horse's head cut off by the left margin. He has a lon... More

(Now and) Then (BM J,1.62)

(Now and) Then (BM J,1.62)

Right-hand side of the design. (For full description, see 1868,0808.4055). Etching with hand-colouring

(Portrait of a Man in Coat and Hat with Walking Stick) (BM J,6.102)

(Portrait of a Man in Coat and Hat with Walking Stick) (BM J,6.102)

Satire: a standing man walking to left with stick and hat. 23 December 1773 Etching with drypoint

(Richard Rigby) (BM 1867,0309.760)

(Richard Rigby) (BM 1867,0309.760)

Rigby, standing in profile to the left holding out his hat in his right hand, as if speaking in the House of Commons, his left hand on the hilt of his sword. 6 April 1782 Etching

(The end of Pain.) (BM 1868,0808.6324)

(The end of Pain.) (BM 1868,0808.6324)

Paine (head and shoulders only visible) dangles on a noose from a lamp-bracket, the post of which is inscribed 'Rights of This Man' (see BMSat 8287). The head of Orléans (see BMSat 8292, &c.) with the horns of ... More

(The incurable) (BM 1935,0522.4.28)

(The incurable) (BM 1935,0522.4.28)

(For description see other impression). 4 April 1784 Hand-coloured etching

(The Senators) (BM 1868,0808.13486)

(The Senators) (BM 1868,0808.13486)

Illustration cut from the title page of a poem (For description see other impression). 1772 Etching

24 Caricatures by several ladies, gentlemen, artists, etc. (Vol.1) (BM 1915,0313.85)

24 Caricatures by several ladies, gentlemen, artists, etc. (Vol.1) (BM...

Titleplate: with text on a cartouche on a fragment of a classical ruin. 1 November 1771 Etching and engraving

24 Caricatures by several ladies, gentlemen, artists, etc. (Vol.1) (BM J,5.48)

24 Caricatures by several ladies, gentlemen, artists, etc. (Vol.1) (BM...

Titleplate: with text on a cartouche on a fragment of a classical ruin. 1 November 1771 Etching and engraving with hand-colouring

A Band of Savoyards (BM 1906,0419.132)

A Band of Savoyards (BM 1906,0419.132)

An organ grinder turning angrily to left at the sight of a soldier placing his hand on the arm of a beautiful girl from his troupe playing the mechanical organ at left, his dog at his ankles reflecting his sent... More

A blood (BM 1876,1014.58) - Public domain portrait print

A blood (BM 1876,1014.58) - Public domain portrait print

A man wearing leg-irons stands full face, his arms behind his back. He frowns; on his cheek is a patch. He wears fashionable riding-dress, with a cocked hat, striped waistcoat, and boots with deep tops. His bre... More

A book of caricaturas (BM 1920,1012.7.1-60 4)

A book of caricaturas (BM 1920,1012.7.1-60 4)

Volume of caricature studies of heads with sixty plates: 1. Title page 2. Etched lettering: 'Difference between Character & Carricatura / Carricatura is the burlesque of Character, or an exaggeration of nature,... More

A Brighton hot bath, or preparations for the wedding!! (BM 1868,0808.8320)

A Brighton hot bath, or preparations for the wedding!! (BM 1868,0808.8...

Prince Leopold, in an oval bath-tub filled with water and surrounded by steam, undergoes treatment by the Queen, the Regent, Lord Eldon, and McMahon. Queen Charlotte (left), a large kettle in each hand, pours b... More

A Camp Scene (BM 1917,1208.2435)

A Camp Scene (BM 1917,1208.2435)

(For description see other impression). 25 June 1784 Stipple Public domain scan of British satirical print, 18th century politics, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

A Canadian skating match for the Colonial Secretaryship. Impetuous against indolent (BM 1931,1114.348)

A Canadian skating match for the Colonial Secretaryship. Impetuous aga...

Two men on ice-skates, one sleeping while invoking Morpheus, the other shooting past him, while three others pass comment on the bank. 1839? Lithograph

A certain duchess kissing old swelter-in-grease the butcher for his vote (BM 1868,0808.5215 1)

A certain duchess kissing old swelter-in-grease the butcher for his vo...

The Duchess of Devonshire in riding-dress kisses a butcher, her right hand on his shoulder, a riding-whip in her left hand. They stand beside the butcher's stall on which hang joints of meat. A round chopping-b... More

A certain great Personage learning to Spell (BM 1868,0808.9906)

A certain great Personage learning to Spell (BM 1868,0808.9906)

Satire on the Duke of Cumberland's poor spelling with references to his criminal conversation with Lady Grosvenor. Etching and engraving

A Character (BM Heal,Portraits.27)

A Character (BM Heal,Portraits.27)

No.7: A man standing in profile to right., apparently caricatured for his old-fashioned dress and straight lank figure. His left hand is outstretched, his right holds a sword of which only the hilt is visible.... More

A City Family Returning from Church (BM 1860,0623.93)

A City Family Returning from Church (BM 1860,0623.93)

A satirical street scene; In the cenre of the image a gentleman and lady, whole length, extravagantly dressed; The lady wears a wide hooped skirt with a tall coiffure and holds a dog under one arm, the gentlema... More

A City Rout (BM 2004,0531.14) - Public domain portrait engraving

A City Rout (BM 2004,0531.14) - Public domain portrait engraving

Satire on the newly rich of the City of London; an assembly with two overdressed elderly women in the foreground and, beyond, citizens and their wives playing cards and conversing with inelegant gestures; to le... More

A Conversation in the Tuileries (BM 1917,1208.3028)

A Conversation in the Tuileries (BM 1917,1208.3028)

A scene of the ancien régime: two elaborately dressed Frenchmen wearing swords stand 'chapeau-bras', facing each other in profile; one (left) wears a ribbon and rests his hands on a long cane. A monk (left) wa... More

A conversation Piece in the Kings Bench Prison (BM 1868,0808.9865)

A conversation Piece in the Kings Bench Prison (BM 1868,0808.9865)

A prison scene: satire on Polly Kennedy's intervention to save her brothers' from a charge of murder, and a view of Richard Perrott. Etching and engraving

A Country Attorney and his Clients. Avocat de la Campagne avec ses Clients (BM 1935,0522.1.102)

A Country Attorney and his Clients. Avocat de la Campagne avec ses Cli...

Satire: a lawyer sits casually in a dressing gown and cap at a tall desk in his study while countrymen solicit him, offering payment in the form of a dead rabbit, a cock, and a sucking pig. c.1780 Hand-coloure... More

A country theatre. Théatre de campagne. (BM 1874,1010.21)

A country theatre. Théatre de campagne. (BM 1874,1010.21)

(For description see other impression). 15 February 1790 Etching and aquatint

A crop, of 1791. (BM 1876,1014.39)

A crop, of 1791. (BM 1876,1014.39)

Whole length portrait of a man walking (right to left) with a mincing gait, left toe turned out. He looks through an eye-glass with a frowning grimace. His left hand, holding a bludgeon, is on his hip. His hair... More

A disunion or the family compact disturbed. (BM 1868,0808.6007)

A disunion or the family compact disturbed. (BM 1868,0808.6007)

Lord Lansdowne (left) holds a performing monkey by the chain which is attached to its waist; he says, "Come along Jeky come my little Jeky I'll give you a Dinner never mind M - he's a Turn Coat". The monkey ru... More

A Drawing Book of six Italian charicaturas (BM 1928,1210.400 1)

A Drawing Book of six Italian charicaturas (BM 1928,1210.400 1)

Titleplate, with a caricature of a man seated playing at a harpsichord, on which stands a candle; after a drawing by Ghezzi Etching

A Drawing Book of six Italian charicaturas (BM K,67.159)

A Drawing Book of six Italian charicaturas (BM K,67.159)

Portrait of Filippo San Felice, full-length, in profile to the left, seated at the harpsichord, dressed in a frockcoat over his waistcoat and breeches with a powdered tie-wig on his head, a candle on the harpsi... More

A fashionable shittlecock (BM 1861,0518.949)

A fashionable shittlecock (BM 1861,0518.949)

The lady in BMSat 4706 (1772), who holds by the toes the tiny 'Fluttering Macaroni', has been altered by the addition of a large round hat (cf. BMSat 7099, &c.) and much loosely curling hair on her shoulders. H... More

A fox-hunting breakfast (BM 1869,1211.57 1)

A fox-hunting breakfast (BM 1869,1211.57 1)

Three men sit at a rectangular table, on which stand two lighted candles and a medley of breakfast things: a coffee-pot, tea-pot, wine-bottle, &c. One stretches and yawns; one, drinking wine, is dressed as a hu... More

A Frenchman Plundered (BM 1948,0214.360)

A Frenchman Plundered (BM 1948,0214.360)

Social satire: a Frenchman being robbed outside the King's Theatre by a group of pickpockets. 20 January 1792 Hand-coloured etching

A frontispiece to Admiral Keppels tryal (BM 1868,0808.4590)

A frontispiece to Admiral Keppels tryal (BM 1868,0808.4590)

Six medallions arranged in three pairs: [1.] (l.) The figure of Fame blowing her trumpet and holding out a laurel wreath; she flies over a number of ships in full sail. Round the medallion is inscribed "Great i... More

A Glee (BM 1868,0808.13288) - Drawing. Public domain image.

A Glee (BM 1868,0808.13288) - Drawing. Public domain image.

Satire: seven men singing clustered around a single song-book, accompanied by a man playing the bassoon. c.1770 Etching

A Grand Cavalcade of French Cuckolds lately Exhibited in Paris! (BM 1989,0930.218)

A Grand Cavalcade of French Cuckolds lately Exhibited in Paris! (BM 19...

Political satire; a fanciful open carriage, pulled by stags, with three tiers of Frenchmen, the "Sindicl", "Grande Garde" and "Adjoint", all with horns, a woman riding behind with a bag full of horns on her bac... More

A Harlot's Progress, Plate 4 (BM 1868,0822.1522 1)

A Harlot's Progress, Plate 4 (BM 1868,0822.1522 1)

Bridewell prison with inmates (including prostitutes and a card-player) beating hemp under the supervision of a warder holding a cane; Moll is still dressed in her finery, but a one-eyed female attendant finger... More

A Harlot's Progress, Plate 5 (BM 1872,1214.330)

A Harlot's Progress, Plate 5 (BM 1872,1214.330)

Copy of a squalid room where Moll Hackabout, wrapped in a sheet, is dying while two doctors (Richard Rock and Jean Misaubin) argue over their remedies; her serving-woman calls for attention for the invalid, ano... More

A Jack in office (BM 1851,0208.337)

A Jack in office (BM 1851,0208.337)

An exciseman stands in profile to the left, his lower lip protruding grotesquely; his chest is much thrown out, right hand thrust under his coat, left arm behind his back. From his pocket protrudes an 'Excise B... More

A jessamy (BM 1876,1014.63) - Drawing. Public domain image.

A jessamy (BM 1876,1014.63) - Drawing. Public domain image.

A young man dressed in the height of the fashion walks right to left, holding a single eye-glass, attached by a ribbon to his coat, before his closed eye. A cane is held under his left arm, head downwards. He w... More

A journeyman parson going on duty (BM 1861,0518.940 1)

A journeyman parson going on duty (BM 1861,0518.940 1)

A companion print to BMSat 6154. A lean parson on a sorry-looking horse rides, right to left, along a country road. He wears a gown and bands, with an ill-fitting wig partly concealing his hair. Under his arm i... More

A lack water canal (BM 1868,0808.6347)

A lack water canal (BM 1868,0808.6347)

On each side of a canal stands a parson holding aside his gown to direct a gush of water into the canal, on which is a masted barge drawn by a team of horses. They face each other in profile. One (left) says: "... More

A lady at a card party who does not play (BM 1851,0901.411)

A lady at a card party who does not play (BM 1851,0901.411)

(For description see other impression). 2 May 1788 Etching Public domain scan of British satirical print, 18th century politics, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

A lady at a card party who does not play (BM 1868,0808.5734)

A lady at a card party who does not play (BM 1868,0808.5734)

(For description see other impression). 22 May 1788 Etching Public domain scan of British satirical print, 18th century politics, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

A late Lord Mayor of London (BM 1868,0808.9763)

A late Lord Mayor of London (BM 1868,0808.9763)

View of the statue of William Beckford Etching and engraving Public domain scan of British satirical print, 18th century politics, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

A Learned Coalition (BM 1868,0808.5024)

A Learned Coalition (BM 1868,0808.5024)

(For description see other impression). 11 July 1783 Etching Public domain scan of British satirical print, 18th century politics, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

A legal mistake or honest men taken for conspirators. (BM 1868,0808.6719)

A legal mistake or honest men taken for conspirators. (BM 1868,0808.67...

An editor's office, with a printing-press (left) at one end of the room. Scott, the Attorney-General, in legal wig and gown, tries to enter through a door (right); he holds a document: 'Prosecution of Paper for... More

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