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The damnation of Obadiah / H.W. Bunbury delin., 1772 ; J. Bretherton, f., British Cartoon Print

The damnation of Obadiah / H.W. Bunbury delin., 1772 ; J. Bretherton, ...

One of a series of illustrations to Tristram Shandy showing Dr. Slop holding book containing the form of excommunication, and pointing at Obadiah who is disappearing, one leg and his back alone being visible. B... More

The prodigals nurse, or modern heir / M. Iackson, invt. ; Boitard sculpt., British Cartoon Print

The prodigals nurse, or modern heir / M. Iackson, invt. ; Boitard scul...

Print shows an interior view of a room in which a dapperly dressed young man, "Booby Squander, Esq.", turns over the deed to the family estate, his inheritance, to a money lender, the usurer "Solomon Thrifty", ... More

The dextrous trimmer or Pool Pill Garlick left in the suds / R. Houston, fecit., British Cartoon Print

The dextrous trimmer or Pool Pill Garlick left in the suds / R. Housto...

This record contains unverified, old data from an unpublished P&P checklist, "British Political and Social Caricatures, 1655-1832 ... not in the published catalogs of the British Museum," compiled in 1968 (NC 1... More

The lady's disaster. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon Print

The lady's disaster. Book illustration from Library of Congress, Briti...

Caricature of woman in public whose skirt is billowed up in a revealing position. Engraving by J. June. Forms British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). This record contains unverified data from ... More

A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of Great Britain : To the tune of, Caesar and Pompey were both of the horned / / by H. Howard., British Cartoon Print

A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of...

A broadside comprising seven verses in letterpress below an engraving, representing three Red Indian Chiefs in their national costumes; these men are named, "The Stalking Turkey", "The Pouting Pidgeon", "The Ma... 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

Antisejanus Drink deep, or taste not the Porterian Spring., British Cartoon Print

Antisejanus Drink deep, or taste not the Porterian Spring., British Ca...

Cartoon shows a full-length portrait of a man (possibly Dr. W. Scott) reading from a book, "The Perils of Poetry." In the background a winged donkey flies over a stream spilling from a barrel, labeled "Trin : C... More

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).

To be sold to the best bidder / E. T., invt. [E. Topham]., British Cartoon Print

To be sold to the best bidder / E. T., invt. [E. Topham]., British Car...

"An auctioneer holding up his hammer in his left hand, stands in his rostrum, a box supported on four legs, and reached by a ladder (left)..." (Source: George) [V. 2. 5.] This record contains unverified data fr... More

The battle of the cataplasm / H.W. Bunbury, delin. ; J. Bretherton, f., British Cartoon Print

The battle of the cataplasm / H.W. Bunbury, delin. ; J. Bretherton, f....

One of a series of illustrations to Tristram Shandy showing Dr. Slop and Susannah exchanging abuse. Dr. Slop stands, with his wig burning, about to throw cataplasm in Susannah's face. Susannah stands behind the... More

Irish peg in a rage. Make good the damage you dog, or I'll cut away your parsnip, British Cartoon Print

Irish peg in a rage. Make good the damage you dog, or I'll cut away yo...

A macaroni, or an exquisite of c. 1770, walking past a burly and irate old Irish vegetable seller, upsets her mug of beer on the pavement. On this she seized him by the monstrous tail attached to his toupée, an... More

Miss shuttle-cock / R. S. [Monogram, i.e. 'Richard Sneer']., British Cartoon Print

Miss shuttle-cock / R. S. [Monogram, i.e. 'Richard Sneer']., British C...

"A game of shuttlecock between two men who face each other, standing at opposite sides of the design, each with a raised battledore..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Attribu... More

David Wooster, Esq'r. - commander in chief of the Provincial Army against Quebec, British Cartoon Print

David Wooster, Esq'r. - commander in chief of the Provincial Army agai...

Print shows David Wooster, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing military uniform, holding pike in right hand, left hand resting on cannon. Forms part of: British cartoon Prints collec... More

Blessed are the peacemakers, British Cartoon Print

Blessed are the peacemakers, British Cartoon Print

Print shows two men representing Spain and France leading George III by a rope attached to his neck and Lord Shelburne through a gateway formed by spears, from the crossbar of which are tumbling the British lio... More

The Royal Society. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon Print

The Royal Society. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British...

"The Prince presides at a carouse round a circular table..." (Source: George) One of a set of prints on the marriage of the Prince of Wales, see No. 6924, &c. This record contains unverified data from George. C... More

The paddy's at dinner with Puddinghead [the Regent], British Cartoon Print

The paddy's at dinner with Puddinghead [the Regent], British Cartoon P...

Print shows George, Prince of Wales, seated at a table eating and drinking with several bulls, the "Paddys", a reference to the Prince's Irish supporters, of whom two wear crowns. The illness of George III (178... More

Abolition of the slave trade, or the man the master, British Cartoon Print

Abolition of the slave trade, or the man the master, British Cartoon P...

Illustration shows the reversal of roles for slaves and slave masters, with former slaves now in the role of the slave master. No known restrictions on publication. Forms part of British Cartoon Prints Collect... More

Noah's Ark improved, or an attempt to land in the teeth of the wind, British Cartoon Print

Noah's Ark improved, or an attempt to land in the teeth of the wind, B...

A British satire on Charles Stanhope's Toleration Bill of 1789 which was an attempt to remove the yoke of religious obligations on persons seeking public office (cf. Test and Corporation Acts). Despite the fact... More

The political locust, British Cartoon Print

The political locust, British Cartoon Print

Caricature of a devouring locust nibbling at the remains of "poor old England", left in a destitute condition by high taxes, military setbacks, food shortages and an influx of destitute French clergy, during th... More

Sir Thomas Bond Bart, British Cartoon Print

Sir Thomas Bond Bart, British Cartoon Print

Print showing Sir Thomas Bond, full-length portrait, right profile, carrying an umbrella under right arm. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the British Navy, British Cartoon Print

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the B...

Caricature showing a stout naval officer attacked by Lord Camelford, who says, "Give me satisfction, rascal! Draw your sword..." Captain Vancouver replies, "Murder! Murder! ..." The print may reflect the growin... More

The Union Club / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect., British Cartoon Print

The Union Club / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect., British Cartoon Print

"A drunken debauch in the new Union Club, see No. 9698..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in the Department of Prints an... More

Consular coachmanship!!, British Cartoon Print

Consular coachmanship!!, British Cartoon Print

Print shows Josephine standing in a carriage on the left which is drawn by four "unruly" horses, two are labeled "A Jacobin" and "A Royalist"; Napoleon, having been tossed onto the back of a bull, probably repr... More

National contrasts / Woodward delt. ; W.S. scpt., British Cartoon Print

National contrasts / Woodward delt. ; W.S. scpt., British Cartoon Prin...

Print shows a ragged member of Napoleon's army boasting about the success of "de grand Empereur" to a robust Englishman labeled "Rule Britannia" who blows a puff of smoke in the soldiers face. Forms part of: B... More

Secret influence or a peep-behind the screen / [Williams]., British Cartoon Print

Secret influence or a peep-behind the screen / [Williams]., British Ca...

"George III (right) sits under a draped canopy, his face concealed by a folding screen which extends across much of the design ..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue o... More

The cowpox tragedy - scene the last / G. Cruikshank, sculpt., British Cartoon Print

The cowpox tragedy - scene the last / G. Cruikshank, sculpt., British ...

Funeral procession showing coffin labeled "Vaccina aged 12 years" on which stands a golden calf; four vignettes, two on each side, present realistic scenes related to cow pox. Caption: Dedicated to the Associat... More

Buonaparte! ambition and death, British Cartoon Print

Buonaparte! ambition and death, British Cartoon Print

3 frame caricature showing Napoleon rising to power with bloody sword, on throne tormented by demons and being speared by skeleton (death). Hand-coloured etching by George Cruikshank, published 1814 Jan. 1. For... More

An altercation concerning r-l wives, &c / Lewis Marks del., British Cartoon Print

An altercation concerning r-l wives, &c / Lewis Marks del., British Ca...

Print shows Napoleon I standing on a slip of land labeled "Elba" yelling at George, Prince of Wales, who is standing on a patch of land labeled "England." Napoleon complains that the British have deprived him o... More

The theatrical atlas / G. Cruikshank fect., British Cartoon Print

The theatrical atlas / G. Cruikshank fect., British Cartoon Print

Edmund Kean, as the humpbacked Richard III, standing on a large book labeled Shakespear, with a model of Drury Lane Theatre, a massive block labeled Whitbreads Intire, on his head. Forms part of : British Carto... More

State physicians bleeding John Bull to death!! / G. Cruikshank fect. ; Invd. by Yedis., British Cartoon Print

State physicians bleeding John Bull to death!! / G. Cruikshank fect. ;...

Vansittart and Castlereagh, as surgeons, bleeding coins from the arms of John Bull. The coins are collected by Prince Leopold, Princess Charlotte, a tiny McMahon, a Chinese mandarin, and the gouty Regent. Broug... More

The king's friend boarded at sea, or the wife defeating her enemies, British Cartoon Print

The king's friend boarded at sea, or the wife defeating her enemies, B...

Cartoon showing Mrs. Rowley, in a military uniform, discovering Admiral Rowley rising from bed where another woman lies sleeping. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Ah! Sure such a pair was never seen so justly form'd to meet by nature---Old Sherry--- / Broom [Brougham] invt. ; G. Cruikshank, fect., British Cartoon Print

Ah! Sure such a pair was never seen so justly form'd to meet by nature...

"From two huge green bags, pear-shaped and broad-based, emerge respectively the heads of the King and Queen..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Dedicated to Old Bags [Eldon]. ... More

Grays Inn Lane, British Cartoon Print

Grays Inn Lane, British Cartoon Print

This record contains unverified, old data from an unpublished P&P checklist, "British Political and Social Cartoons, 1655-1832 ... not in the published catalogs of the British Museum," compiled in 1968 (NC 1470... More

The old maid. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon Print

The old maid. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cart...

An elderly woman seated at table drinking tea from a saucer and a cat standing on the table drinking from a bowl; cups and teapots stand on and next to the table. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collect... More

The plan, or a scene in the French cabinet, Sepr. 1779, British Cartoon Print

The plan, or a scene in the French cabinet, Sepr. 1779, British Cartoo...

Cartoon shows Benjamin Franklin standing, center, holding a copy of the "Plan" which calls for draining of the "British Ocean" to facilitate an invasion by French troops; in his other hand are strings connected... More

Qualifying for a campain [sic] / Verney delin't., British Cartoon Print

Qualifying for a campain [sic] / Verney delin't., British Cartoon Prin...

Print shows an interior view of a room at a military academy in which British officers, in a child-like manner, demonstrate skills in hopes of securing a command for the war with the American colonies. Forms p... More

Qualifying for a campain [sic] / Verney delin't., British Cartoon Print

Qualifying for a campain [sic] / Verney delin't., British Cartoon Prin...

Print shows an interior view of a room at a military academy in which British officers, in a child-like manner, demonstrate skills in hopes of securing a command for the war with the American colonies. Forms p... More

The male carriage, British Cartoon Print

The male carriage, British Cartoon Print

Cartoon print showing an elaborately dressed woman with a key around her neck, possibly a transvestite. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

A peep at Christies; - or - Tally-ho, & his nimeney-pimmeney taking the morning lounge / Js.Gy.ad vivam.fecit.

A peep at Christies; - or - Tally-ho, & his nimeney-pimmeney taking th...

Miss Farren and Lord Derby walk together inspecting pictures. She, very thin and tall, looks over his head through a glass at a picture in the second row of Zenocrates & Phryne. He looks at the picture immediat... More

The Blue Devils, British Cartoon Print

The Blue Devils, British Cartoon Print

A melancholy man beset by demons, figments of the mind, who are mostly miniature human beings, seated facing an empty grate. Color engraving by G. Cruikshank. cf: P&P - NE55.L7A3 vol. X, no. 14598. Forms part o... More

Britannia between Scylla & Charybdis. or - The vessel of the Constitution steered clear of the Rock of Democracy, and the Whirlpool of Arbitrary-Power / Js. Gy. desn. et fect. pro bono publico., British Cartoon Print

Britannia between Scylla & Charybdis. or - The vessel of the Constitut...

Pitt steering small boat, The Constitution, which also carries Britannia, towards a castle with a flag inscribed "Haven of Public Happiness". They are pursued by Sheridan, Fox, and Priestley, who are sharks, do... More

John Bull, the leviathan of the ocean; or, the French fleet sailing into the mouth of the Nile!, British Cartoon Print

John Bull, the leviathan of the ocean; or, the French fleet sailing in...

Cartoon showing John Bull eating French sailing ships; a satire on the French defeat during the War of the Second Coalition, possibly refers to the Battle of the Nile. Form part of : British Cartoon Prints Col... More

The whim. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon Print

The whim. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon ...

Print shows a rake seated behind the bar in a drinking establishment, next to a warm stove, a drink in one hand and a pipe in the other, to the left stands a woman serving a customer at the bar. Includes four l... More

A New catamaran expedition!!, British Cartoon Print

A New catamaran expedition!!, British Cartoon Print

British cartoon showing Englishman, at Walmer Castle, and sailboats facing French fort. The Englishman is saying, "If this does not succeed I'll never catamaran again as long as I live." "The Bilingsgate cutter... More

The fall of Washington--or Maddy in full flight, British Cartoon Print

The fall of Washington--or Maddy in full flight, British Cartoon Print

Cartoon showing President James Madison and probably John Armstrong, his secretary of war, both with bundles of papers, fleeing from Washington, with burning buildings behind them. Forms part of :British Cartoo... More

Hints to managers, actors and authors / G.M. Woodward, del., British Cartoon Print

Hints to managers, actors and authors / G.M. Woodward, del., British C...

Printed on item: In Holland's Exhibition rooms may be seen the largest collection in Europe of humorous prints. Admit.ce one Shillg. Not found in British Museum Catalogue (BMC). Most images available on microfi... More

Following the fashion / Js. Gy. desn. et fect., British Cartoon Print

Following the fashion / Js. Gy. desn. et fect., British Cartoon Print

Two women, one tall and pretty and slim, the other short and fat, wear burlesqued versions of the new fashions. Under each is a supplementary title: (left) St. James's giving the Ton, a soul without a body; (ri... More

British valour and Yankee boasting or, Shannon versus Chesapeake / G. Cruikshank fect., British Cartoon Print

British valour and Yankee boasting or, Shannon versus Chesapeake / G. ...

Cartoon shows a British boarding party routing the crew of the Chesapeake; in a matter of minutes the crew was subdued and the British flag hoisted. The Americans are portrayed as hapless and cowardly. Pub[lish... More

The Bostonians in distress, British Cartoon Print

The Bostonians in distress, British Cartoon Print

Print shows Bostonians held captive in a cage suspended from the "Liberty Tree." Three British sailors standing in a boat feed them fish from a basket labeled "To -- from the Committee of --" in return for a b... More

The times, anno. 1783, British Cartoon Print - James Gillray, British

The times, anno. 1783, British Cartoon Print - James Gillray, British

Print shows John Bull throwing up his arms in despair as the devil flies away with a map labeled "America"; to the left are a portly Dutchman, a Spaniard, and a Frenchman, in the background is a battle scene at... More

De ridder der Louisen doende de revu over zyne troupen / Schwalbach by Fredrich Goldsmit in de gekroonde Balans.

De ridder der Louisen doende de revu over zyne troupen / Schwalbach by...

Print shows, on the left, Louis, the Duke of Burgundy, identified as Louis Le Petit, sitting at a table outside a tent. In his right hand, he appears to be holding a Louis d'Or coin, and with his left hand he h... More

Louis d'Or au soleil - Engraving, Public domain image

Louis d'Or au soleil - Engraving, Public domain image

Print shows Louis XIV sitting next to a table, head resting on his left elbow which rests on his left knee; he is asleep, though his right hand rests on money bags lying on the table with some loose coins. He w... More

A council, British Cartoon Print, Political Cartoon

A council, British Cartoon Print, Political Cartoon

"An engraving showing the Privy Council, or that portion of it which was known to include "the King's Friends", seated round a table, on which lie rolls of paper, being petitions presented to the King from "Mid... More

A contented cuckold in the new fashion, British Cartoon Print

A contented cuckold in the new fashion, British Cartoon Print

Print shows a half-length portrait of a cuckold counting his wealth in the form of jewelry that his unfaithful wife receives as gifts from her suitors; through a window in the upper right corner can be seen the... More

De verslagen actionist in de stoel met rinkels, overreeden geweest van't geLauwerd Paard van Troje, British Cartoon Print

De verslagen actionist in de stoel met rinkels, overreeden geweest van...

"This engraved satire on the South Sea Company and other bubble schemes of 1720, and shortly before, is No. 38 in vol. i. of "Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid", a collection of Dutch satires on the schemes in ... More

Solomons glory, or the rival mistresses, British Cartoon Print

Solomons glory, or the rival mistresses, British Cartoon Print

Duke of Cumberland seated on a bank with the Savoyard girl, his arm about her neck. The Duke's rival mistresses stand behind, and are vehemently jealous. In the distance appear Windsor Castle and Eton College C... More

Britain's Rights maintained; or French ambitions dismantled. Addrest to the Laudable Societys... / L. Boitard, invt.., British Cartoon Print

Britain's Rights maintained; or French ambitions dismantled. Addrest t...

"Britannia, standing upright, holding the staff and Cap of Liberty, addresses "Mars" and "Neptune" as the representatives of Britons..." (Source: Stephens) This record contains unverified data from Stephens. Ca... More

English credulity, or the invisible ghost, British Cartoon Print

English credulity, or the invisible ghost, British Cartoon Print

A satire referring to the "Cock Lane Ghost" shows the interior of a bed-room crowded with men, some church ministers, one possibly Oliver Goldsmith, commenting on the "Cock Lane ghost". Two small children lie i... More

The machine to go without asses, British Cartoon Print

The machine to go without asses, British Cartoon Print

Print shows George III and Liberty riding in a carriage labeled "Magna Charta" as it passes over the Duke of Grafton, the Earl of Bute, Lord Holland, and Lord Mansfield. Design'd & engrav'd for the Political R... More

Philip Dawe - The enraged macaroni / Phil. Dawe invt. et fecit.

Philip Dawe - The enraged macaroni / Phil. Dawe invt. et fecit.

Woman fish vendor holding fish in face of dandy who is pulling knife from sheath, as another woman, in window behind him, cuts his hair. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congerss).... More

The thistle reel. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon Print

The thistle reel. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British ...

Print shows Lords Bute, North, and Mansfield dancing around a large thistle entwined with a garter ribbon bearing the motto "Honi soit qui mal y pense"; Mansfield is holding the "Quebec Bill" in his left hand. ... More

The present state of Great Britain / J. Phillips fecit., British Cartoon Print

The present state of Great Britain / J. Phillips fecit., British Carto...

Print shows a man representing Great Britain, half-asleep, holding a staff topped with a liberty cap which a Native, representing America, is attempting to remove; a Dutchman on his knees before Great Britain i... More

A Sunday concert, British Cartoon Print

A Sunday concert, British Cartoon Print

A concert at Dr. Burney's. Musicians grouped round a piano. The pianist is Ferdinando Bertoni and is accompanied by Pacchierotti. Cariboldi stands behind Lady Mary Duncan. Others are: Hayford, Cervetto, Salpiet... More

Paradice lost. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon Print

Paradice lost. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Car...

Print shows Charles James Fox with a handful of switches driving four old ministers (possibly lords North, Germain, Sandwich), and Lord Bute from paradise. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Li... More

The royal hunt, or a prospect of the year 1782 / South Briton fecit ; North Briton invt., British Cartoon Print

The royal hunt, or a prospect of the year 1782 / South Briton fecit ; ...

Print shows Lord Sandwich playing a fiddle, sitting between two courtesans, to the left, Lord North yawns while sitting on a sack, behind them are Rigby, Amherst, and Germain. To the right of this party is stan... More

The surrender of government castle, in March 1782, to the late besieging minority, British Cartoon Print

The surrender of government castle, in March 1782, to the late besiegi...

Print shows members of the old ministry walking out of the "Government Castle" closely followed by a devil, and members of the new ministry marching in. Caption continues: N.B. The old garrison and placemen ar... More

The bull over-drove, or, The drivers in danger, British Cartoon Print

The bull over-drove, or, The drivers in danger, British Cartoon Print

Print shows a bull trampling the prostrate body of Lord Sandwich, lead driver, and kicking toward Lord North and George Germain, the "drivers in danger." The bull is charging toward three men, representing Fran... More

Some body and no body, British Cartoon Print

Some body and no body, British Cartoon Print

This record contains unverified, old data from an unpublished P&P checklist, "British Political and Social Caricatures, 1655-1832 ... not in the published catalogs of the British Museum," compiled in 1968 (NC 1... More

France. Britain. Freedom. Slavery, British Cartoon Print

France. Britain. Freedom. Slavery, British Cartoon Print

"A design in two compartments. On the left the triumph of Necker in a land of 'Freedom', in the other that of Pitt in a land of 'Slavery"..." (Source: George) [Gillray]. Price 2sh. This record contains unverifi... More

Frontispiece to Reflections on the French revolution, British Cartoon Print

Frontispiece to Reflections on the French revolution, British Cartoon ...

Print shows Edmund Burke on bended knee as though proposing to a vision which appears before him of Marie Antoinette, while a cherub touches his head with a firebrand emitting the sparks of romance. Includes e... More

The hambug or An attempt at tragedy, with the Jordan [struck through and replaced by] Joram Upsett, British Cartoon Print

The hambug or An attempt at tragedy, with the Jordan [struck through a...

"The stage of (Drury Lane) theatre, showing the box of the Prince of Wales (right) (the stage-box on the level of the stage), with the lower part of the box immediately above it. Mrs. Jordan, sinking back as if... More

The C- -m- -rs Rellish at Greasy Hall / Edmonton, fecit., British Cartoon Print

The C- -m- -rs Rellish at Greasy Hall / Edmonton, fecit., British Cart...

"Eight men sit round a table smoking and drinking; they are evidently Government contractors; the chairman, in the centre of the farther side of the table, wears the apron, steel, and over-sleeves of a butcher,... More

Lady Godina's rout; - or - Peeping-Tom spying out Pope-Joan / Js. Gy. d: et f:, British Cartoon Print

Lady Godina's rout; - or - Peeping-Tom spying out Pope-Joan / Js. Gy. ...

A fashionable crowd playing cards at two tables. In the foreground, four people playing the game Pope-Joan. One of the women is wearing a loose fitting semi-transparent dress with her breasts exposed. Behind he... More

The caricaturist's apology / Giles Grinagain in.et f., British Cartoon Print

The caricaturist's apology / Giles Grinagain in.et f., British Cartoon...

Large man holding a club and caricature of himself, threatens a kneeling caricaturist. Forms part of: British cartoon Prints collection (Library of Congress).

Armed-heroes / Js. Gillray inv. & f., British Cartoon Print, James Gillray

Armed-heroes / Js. Gillray inv. & f., British Cartoon Print, James Gil...

Cartoon showing Addington, saying "Who's afraid? ...", and Napoleon facing each other defiantly across a narrow channel. Behind Addington on the front bench in the House of Commons is Hawkesbury saying, "Ah who... More

The ghost of a guinea! or the country banker's surprise!! / Woodward, delin., British Cartoon Print

The ghost of a guinea! or the country banker's surprise!! / Woodward, ...

Print shows a banker astonished by a guinea coin with King George III on it. The banker says, "Surely my eyes do not deceive me--it certainly must be a Guinea!--I declare I have not seen such a thing since I ha... More

Old Q., British Cartoon Print - Public domain  print

Old Q., British Cartoon Print - Public domain print

The "Q" of the title is a letter formed of acanthus scrolls surrounding the head in profile to the left of the Duke of Queensberry. The head, in which the right eyelid is visible, appears to copied and enlarged... More

The journey of a modern hero, to the island of Elba, British Cartoon Print

The journey of a modern hero, to the island of Elba, British Cartoon P...

Print shows Napoleon I seated backwards on a donkey on the road "to Elba" from Fontainebleau; he holds a broken sword in one hand and the donkey's tail in the other while two drummers follow him playing a farew... More

The New Union Club, British Cartoon Print

The New Union Club, British Cartoon Print

A design based on Gillray's The Union Club, No. 9699 (1801), the roistering fraternizers being English and Negroes, in place of English and Irish. Color engraving by G. Cruikshank. See: British Museum Departmen... 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).

The V- - - [Victualling] committee framing a report, British Cartoon Print

The V- - - [Victualling] committee framing a report, British Cartoon P...

"Members of a parliamentary committee seated round an oblong table; two tiers of raised seats are on the farther side of the table, in the centre of the upper tier sits the chairman, immediately below him the c... More

[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 laundress, British Cartoon Print, Political Cartoon

The laundress, British Cartoon Print, Political Cartoon

This record contains unverified, old data from an unpublished P&P checklist, "British Political and Social Cartoons, 1655-1832 ... not in the published catalogs of the British Museum," compiled in 1968 (NC 1470... More

The thunderer, British Cartoon Print - James Gillray, British

The thunderer, British Cartoon Print - James Gillray, British

Print shows Banastre Tarleton boasting of his exploits to the Prince of Wales outside a brothel labeled "The Whirligig." Caption: Vide ; Every man in his humour, alter'd from Ben Johnson. Imprint taken from se... More

The Polish plumb-cake / J. Lodge sculp., British Cartoon Print

The Polish plumb-cake / J. Lodge sculp., British Cartoon Print

Cartoon shows Joseph II and Frederick II with swords drawn, Catherine II holding a cleaver, and Louis XV with a knife, seated around a table on which rests a partitioned cake, representing Poland, each monarch ... More

The Polish plumb-cake / J. Lodge sculp., British Cartoon Print

The Polish plumb-cake / J. Lodge sculp., British Cartoon Print

Cartoon shows Joseph II and Frederick II with swords drawn, Catherine II holding a cleaver, and Louis XV with a knife, seated around a table on which rests a partitioned cake, representing Poland, each monarch ... More

Taming of the shrew: -Katharine & Petruchio; -The modern Quixotte, or, what you will, British Cartoon Print

Taming of the shrew: -Katharine & Petruchio; -The modern Quixotte, or,...

Cartoon shows Catherine II, faint and shying away from William Pitt, who appears as Petruchio, and Don Quixote on horseback (a lean and scarred George III whose authority has been usurped by Pitt), seated behin... More

Drink to me only with thine eyes. And I will pledge with mine!, British Cartoon Print

Drink to me only with thine eyes. And I will pledge with mine!, Britis...

Caricature of man and woman seated. She is holding up glass and he is smiling. Hand-colored etching by Richard Newton. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). This record cont... More

The tea-tax-tempest, or the Anglo-American revolution, British Cartoon Print

The tea-tax-tempest, or the Anglo-American revolution, British Cartoon...

Print shows a satire expressing a Continental European view of the American Revolution, showing Father Time using a magic lantern to project the image of a teapot exploding among frightened British troops as Am... More

I am a Patriot d- me Sir and I will be a Patriot ..., British Cartoon Print

I am a Patriot d- me Sir and I will be a Patriot ..., British Cartoon ...

Cartoon shows Charles James Fox, an English patriot, standing among a group that includes a small child, an old woman, a slave, and a shoeshiner. This cartoon is an apparent attack on the British Opposition to ... More

The habeas corpus, or The wild geese flying away with Fox to America, British Cartoon Print

The habeas corpus, or The wild geese flying away with Fox to America, ...

Cartoon shows seven geese, wrapped with a ribbon tied to the hind legs of a fox, representing Charles James Fox, are flying to America; in the background, three ships are under sail. No. 9 in a series publishe... More

[Prodigal son], British Cartoon Print

[Prodigal son], British Cartoon Print

Print shows scene in a bordello where the Prince of Wales lounges on a sofa next to a large, bare-breasted woman, probably representing Charles James Fox. A second bare-breasted woman,lounges at the feet of the... More

[Title page of George Murgatroyd Woodward, The Caricature Magazine or Hudibrastic Mirror, with a laughing mask of John Bull type, flanked by a woman and a man seated and lauging, both ugly and elderly. The curtain drops on each side of the central mask to disclose caricature heads], British Cartoon Print

[Title page of George Murgatroyd Woodward, The Caricature Magazine or ...

Hand-colored etching by Cruikshanks after drawing by Woodward. "Published by Thomas Tegg. No. 111 Cheapside." cf: P&P - NE55.L7A3 vol. *, no. 10889. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library... More

The horrors of war a vision or a scene in the tragedy of K:Rich:3, British Cartoon Print

The horrors of war a vision or a scene in the tragedy of K:Rich:3, Bri...

Print shows Lord North and another minister having a vision of the atrocities committed against America; they see an image of corruption holding a cup of poison from which Britannia, reclining with sheild and s... More

The death of Tippoo or Besieging the haram!!!, British Cartoon Print

The death of Tippoo or Besieging the haram!!!, British Cartoon Print

Several British officers, "Harrah my Honey now for the Black Joke" and "Cheer up my girls we'll supply his place well", take liberties with the women in the harem of Tipu Sultan after his death during the fight... More

The Bostonians in distress, British Cartoon Print

The Bostonians in distress, British Cartoon Print

Print shows a re-drawn and reversed image of the famous British political cartoon where Bostonians held captive in a cage are suspended from the "Liberty Tree." Three British sailors standing in a boat feed the... More

What may be doing abroad - what is doing at home, British Cartoon Print

What may be doing abroad - what is doing at home, British Cartoon Prin...

Print shows two simultaneous scenes, on the top, the Kings of Spain, France, and Prussia, and Queen Maria Theresa carve out portions of the British empire for themselves, while on the bottom, members of the Duk... More

The curious zebra - alive from America! walk in gem'men and ladies, walk in, British Cartoon Print

The curious zebra - alive from America! walk in gem'men and ladies, wa...

Cartoon shows a group of men, including George Washington who is standing to the right holding the tail of the zebra, and Lord North, standing on the left gripping the reins, trying to guide the zebra on whose ... More

The orators journey, British Cartoon Print

The orators journey, British Cartoon Print

Print showing Charles James Fox, Mrs. Siddons, and Edmund Burke on a galloping horse beside a milestone inscribed "1 mile to perdition." Mrs. Siddons, as Lady Macbeth, holds a dagger in her right hand and a bow... More

State cooks, or the downfall of the fish kettle, British Cartoon Print

State cooks, or the downfall of the fish kettle, British Cartoon Print

Print shows George III and Lord North standing in a kitchen, both wear aprons, George III has his back to the fireplace, between them, on the floor, is an overturned kettle of fish, each labeled with the name o... More

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