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Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man in the moon at large, British Cartoon Print

Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man...

Print shows Edmund Burke sitting at a desk on a crescent moon, holding a quill pen, an open "pamphlet" and an inkwell are on the desk, broken chains hang from his wrists; a scene on the front of the desk, label... More

Sposalizio del gobbo nan
Putti Playing with Hoops (Cartoon for a Fresco in the Parma Cathedral)
Putti Playing with Hoops (Cartoon for a Fresco in the Parma Cathedral)
Les Danseurs à la flûte et au tambourin (Dancers with flute and tambourine)

Les Danseurs à la flûte et au tambourin (Dancers with flute and tambou...

after an etching by Jacques Callot, painter, draughtsman, etcher and engraver, 1592-1635 (artist notes) Unknown (artist nationality) Callot, Jacques, 1592-1635 (original artist) Recto: l. l.: (within image) 7 ;... More

The Martyrdom of Saint Cecilia (Cartoon for a Fresco)
The Martyrdom of Saint Cecilia (Cartoon for a Fresco)
Frontispiece for 'The Works of Scarron' (Œuvres de Scarron); the poet sitting in a chair, seen from behind, women to either side representing caricatures of the nine muses, Pan, Bacchus, and Pegasus on a representation of Mt. Helicon above
Georg Fried: Haendel geb: 1684. Joh: Sebast: Bach geb; 1685. Joseph Tartini geb: 1692. Joh: Joach: Quanz geb: 1697. Christof Gluck geb: 1714. Nicolo Jomelli geb: 1714. (Handel, Bach, Tartini, Quantz, Gluck and Jommelli)

Georg Fried: Haendel geb: 1684. Joh: Sebast: Bach geb; 1685. Joseph Ta...

Unknown (artist nationality) Recto: (beneath image) Georg Fried: Haendel geb: 1684. Joh: Sebast: Bach geb; 1685. Joseph Tartini geb: 1692. / Joh: Joach: Quanz geb: 1697. Christof Gluck geb: 1714. Nicolo Jomelli... More

The famous Dutch woman.
Law, als een tweede Don-Quichot, op Sanches graauwtje zit ten spot
Straat van Quinquempoix tot Parys
Bespiegeling voor de geldzugtige wereld, in 't begin op-en ondergang van den actiehandel
Monsieur Perrukesmore a French cavalier, & Sir Penitent Pig-back a Catalonian pilgrim

Monsieur Perrukesmore a French cavalier, & Sir Penitent Pig-back a Cat...

Two Lilliputian figures, a French landholder, and a Catalonian pilgrim headed for the Holy Land confront each other. Includes explanatory verse and ornamental and pictorial border.

The twelve months represented by Lilliputian figures, British Cartoon Print

The twelve months represented by Lilliputian figures, British Cartoon ...

Scene in January, showing couple keeping warm in winter clothing; and scene in February, showing couple, in masquerades, holding hands. Each scene framed by elaborate ornamental and pictorial borders. Forms par... More

Fee Simple, a councellor and Beau Bungey, a cringing courtier, British Cartoon Print

Fee Simple, a councellor and Beau Bungey, a cringing courtier, British...

Two Lilliputian figures, a lawyer and a courtier, or landholder, stand discussing the means by which the courtier will settle his estate. Includes explanatory verse and ornamental and pictorial borders. Forms p... More

Caricatures of a Fish and a Bird Peddler in Ornamental Frames
Caricatures of a Fish and a Bird Peddler in Ornamental Frames
The Triumph of Mordecai
Leonardo da Vinci - Characters & caricaturas / W. Hogarth fecit.

Leonardo da Vinci - Characters & caricaturas / W. Hogarth fecit.

Print shows numerous faces drawn by English painter and cartoonist William Hogarth to illustrate what he considered the difference between "characters" (faces drawn from nature) and "caricaturas" (faces with ex... More

The Contrast a French prisoner in England, an English prisoner in France., British Cartoon Print

The Contrast a French prisoner in England, an English prisoner in Fran...

Political cartoon showing French prisoner in England seated at table with plum pudding and woman serving him a large beef roast; in France a skinny English prisoner looks with disgust at food being served to hi... More

Mr. Timothy Rack Rent, an old miserable landlord, & his neighbour Lease-hold, a country attorney

Mr. Timothy Rack Rent, an old miserable landlord, & his neighbour Leas...

Landlord telling leaseholder he is raising his rent. "Printed for John Spilsbury, engraver, map and print seller, in Russel-Court Covent-Garden." No. 6. Unprocessed in PC 3 - Addenda (A size).

Councellor double-fee, British Cartoon Print

Councellor double-fee, British Cartoon Print

Man dressed in legal robe probably judge, sitting at table stacked with legal books & documents, saying, "open to all parties", and holding out to two men who are giving him money. Forms part of : British Carto... More

Pandemonium college, or The battle of the bulls, bears, and lame ducks, as fought in 'C--ge- Alley, British Cartoon Print

Pandemonium college, or The battle of the bulls, bears, and lame ducks...

Political cartoon showing animals as humans at stock market, and poem decrying stock jobbing. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library ofg Congress).

[Caricature of a woman dancing]

[Caricature of a woman dancing]

Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Caricature of a dancer]
[Caricature of musician or actor dancing, with a cat at his feet]

[Caricature of musician or actor dancing, with a cat at his feet]

Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[A Bailiff and an attorney--a match for the Devil], British Cartoon Print

[A Bailiff and an attorney--a match for the Devil], British Cartoon Pr...

A satire on attornies and bailiffs. Lawyer, in his office, holding papers marked, "Middlesex to Wit -- Jno. Doe & Richd. Doe ..."; he converses with a rough man, with a cudgel under his arm, who holds case insc... More

The Reforming constable, or, The biter bit / Capt H---invt ; Cap B-- Sculp., British Cartoon Print

The Reforming constable, or, The biter bit / Capt H---invt ; Cap B-- S...

Cartoon showing constable entering house, "in search of the sons and daughters of the Devil", and finding his wife committing adultery in a brothel. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library ... More

Grown gentlemen taught to dance: engraved after an original picture of Mr. John Collett, in the possession of Mr. Bradford
An election entertainment at Brentford, British Cartoon Print

An election entertainment at Brentford, British Cartoon Print

A party of freeholders of Middlesex, seated at a table, dining, during the election of a M.P. for the county, Dec. 1768, when Sergeant Glynn, Wilkes's friend and counsel, opposed Sir William Beauchamp Proctor,... More

Grown gentlemen taught to dance: engraved after an original picture of Mr. John Collett, in the possession of Mr. Smith
Destaing. Shewing how he cut the English mens head off

Destaing. Shewing how he cut the English mens head off

Charles Henri Estaing holding cat by tail in one hand and sword in another.

Title Page: 24 Caricatures by Several Ladies, Gentleman, Artists, &c.
John Collet - James Caldwall - The cotillion dance
The Young repentent brought to a bed of justice, British Cartoon Print

The Young repentent brought to a bed of justice, British Cartoon Print

Cartoon showing blindfolded judge seated alongside a second judge, who is pointing to a pregnant girl. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Bunbury Henry William - Strephon & Chloe
James Caldwall - The allemand dance
A Methodist, love feast. The gosple wife, or the bellows lecture, British Cartoon Print

A Methodist, love feast. The gosple wife, or the bellows lecture, Brit...

Political cartoon showing man and woman at door and priest hiding under table. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

The butchers wife dressing for the Pantheon / P. Dawe, st., British Cartoon Print

The butchers wife dressing for the Pantheon / P. Dawe, st., British Ca...

Political cartoon showing wigged woman at dressing table looking in mirror. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

The able doctor; or America swallowing the bitter draught

The able doctor; or America swallowing the bitter draught

Cartoon shows Lord North, with the "Boston Port Bill" extending from a pocket, forcing tea (the Intolerable Acts) down the throat of a partially draped Native female figure representing "America" whose arms are... More

Thomas Rowlandson - A Rotation Office. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
A Counselor's Opinion After He Had Retired From Practice – The Legal Consultation
An old fox tarr'd and feather'd

An old fox tarr'd and feather'd

Print shows title page illustration of caricature of John Wesley as a fox in clerical robes. Title from item. Illus. in: An old fox tarr'd and feather'd / Augustus Montague Toplady. London : Printed for M. Lewi... More

Magna Britania her colonies reduced. Philadelphia 1765

Magna Britania her colonies reduced. Philadelphia 1765

A copper plate, engraved in line, of the well-known Female figure with her limbs cut off. With 34 lines (also engaved) of "Explanation" and a Moral. "Engraved in Philadephia says Du Simitiere. The original part... More

Magna Britania her colonies reduced. [Philadelphia 1765].
The Head of--an alderman finished by cupid, British Cartoon Print

The Head of--an alderman finished by cupid, British Cartoon Print

Political cartoon showing man being amorous to woman stopped while making painting of another man which is being finished by cupid hovering above the painting. Forms part of British Cartoon Prints Collection ... More

Magna Britania her colonies reduced. [Philadelphia 1765].
A Counselor's Opinion After He Had Retired From Practice. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
The village assembly
The Sally from Mincing Lane to Little - Hell, British Cartoon Print

The Sally from Mincing Lane to Little - Hell, British Cartoon Print

Political cartoon showing man riding on carriage "annuities" over human skull by marker "5 miles to Epsom" Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress)

The Accomplish'd maid, British Cartoon Print

The Accomplish'd maid, British Cartoon Print

Cartoon showing woman with elaborate hairdo playing keyboard instrument and singing(?). Forms part of British Cartoon Prints Collection. (Library of Congress) No. V2, 65.

Two Men Smoking and Drinking (Charles and Jack Bannister in Henry IV, Part I)
Matthew Darly - Prattle / MD., British Cartoon Print

Matthew Darly - Prattle / MD., British Cartoon Print

Print shows a full-length portrait of a man, right profile, holding hat in right hand. Includes inscription below which expresses the opinion of the character depicted regarding the progress of the war in Ameri... More

Thomas Rowlandson - The Chamber of Taste. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
Thomas Rowlandson - The Connoisseur. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
How Happy Could I Be With Either, Were t'Other Dear Charmer Away
Bozzy and Madame Piozzi (Frontispiece, "Bozzy and Piozzi" by Peter Pindar)
Bozzy and Madame Piozzi (Frontispiece, "Bozzy and Piozzi" by Peter Pindar)
A Young Woman (Heiress) Prepares to Sign a Document. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
[Italian composer in England], Thomas Rowlandson

[Italian composer in England], Thomas Rowlandson

Drawing showing a caricature of a man playing piano and singing loudly as a bird, possibly a parrot, sings on a windowsill. Title from acquisition records; also referred to as "Italian composer in London" in ac... More

Special Pleading, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
Luxury, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
A Counselor's Opinion After He Had Retired From Practice – The Legal Consultation
The Pleasures of Imagination, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
Four Heads From the Raphael Cartoons at Hampton Court

Four Heads From the Raphael Cartoons at Hampton Court

William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)

Four Heads From the Raphael Cartoons at Hampton Court

Four Heads From the Raphael Cartoons at Hampton Court

Possibly by William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)

Luxury, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
A side box, British Cartoon Print

A side box, British Cartoon Print

Two elegantly-dressed women seated in theater box, with man offering fruit to one woman. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Caricatures of Lord Melcombe and Lord Winchelsea
General Oglethorpe. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon Print

General Oglethorpe. Book illustration from Library of Congress, Britis...

Print shows James Oglethorpe, bust portrait, right profile. Title from item. Print attributed to Charles Bretherton. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal sa... More

A B the charmers of the age
Judge Thumb, or - patent sticks for family correction: warranted lawful!, British Cartoon Print

Judge Thumb, or - patent sticks for family correction: warranted lawfu...

Judge Buller walking in foreground, carrying bundles of rods; in the background, a man with a rod raised over his head is about to strike a woman who is running away from him. Forms part of : British Cartoon Pr... More

The Shell--born Jess-t / Ignatius Loyola invt. ; K., British Cartoon Print

The Shell--born Jess-t / Ignatius Loyola invt. ; K., British Cartoon P...

Print shows the Earl of Shelburne, full-length portrait, left profile, as a Jesuit. Title, handwritten in ink, from item. Caption: He wou'd & he wou'd not &c. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Mus... More

Cottage with Cart and Pigs, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
Toasting, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
Nicolaes Berchem - Rest from Labour on Sunny Days, Thomas Rowlandson
On Coast of Sussex, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
Samuel Alken - Bookseller and Author, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
John Raphael Smith - Samuel Alken - Bookseller and Author. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
--Cater ... an amateur of music well known at the Queen's Arms concert in Newgate Street / J.N. 1784 ; etched by J. Nixon.

--Cater ... an amateur of music well known at the Queen's Arms concert...

Print shows an elderly man sitting on a bench, holding a violin, with a music stand in front of him.

Stable Yard with Horses, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
Vicar & Moses, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
By Authority. Persons and Property Protected, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
Samuel Alken - The Convocation, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
An Essay on the Sublime & Beautiful; The Maiden Speech. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
The Huntsman, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
Going, A-Going, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
Samuel Alken - The Consultation, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
Reform and no reform, or the lovely pair's gentle fracas

Reform and no reform, or the lovely pair's gentle fracas

Print shows "with the Head of Boreas", Lord North, standing to the left of a platform labeled "Reform Janus", and "with the Head of Reynard", Charles Fox, standing on the right; on the platform is a devil/human... More

Nap in the Country, Nap in Town. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
Samuel Alken - Too Many for a Jew. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
Amputation, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
Doctors Differ, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
By Authority. Persons and Property Protected, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
Delpini à la Rossi
Commanders Engaged at Sea, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
[Col. Topham Endeavoring with his Squirt to Extinguish the Genius of Holman]
Going, A-Going, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
John Raphael Smith - Four Wheel Chaise, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
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