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The doctor indulged with his favorite scene, British Cartoon Print

The doctor indulged with his favorite scene, British Cartoon Print

Cartoon shows cleric Dr. Richard Price, kneeling on a crown with a demon on his back, peering through a peep-hole into the royal bedroom at Versailles, watching ruffians destroy the Queen's bed and bedroom in s... More

Spotprent op de hebzucht en de rijkdom van de katholieke geestelijkheid

Spotprent op de hebzucht en de rijkdom van de katholieke geestelijkhei...

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Basisgedeelte van de spotprent op Oldenbarneveld

Basisgedeelte van de spotprent op Oldenbarneveld

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Spotprent op de protestanten, 1657

Spotprent op de protestanten, 1657

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Caricature, Spotprent op generaal d'Alton, public domain cartoon image

Caricature, Spotprent op generaal d'Alton, public domain cartoon image

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Den Grooten Barbiers Winckel, spotprent op de Spanjaarden na de nederlaag in de zeeslag bij Duins, ca. 1639

Den Grooten Barbiers Winckel, spotprent op de Spanjaarden na de nederl...

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Fair Phillis the cruel Shepherdess, Corydon the Musical Shepherd, Despairing Damon the Afflicted Shepherd

Fair Phillis the cruel Shepherdess, Corydon the Musical Shepherd, Desp...

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Roast beef & port or Bully Bramble Esqr., Justice of Peace in Wasp Town, British Cartoon Print

Roast beef & port or Bully Bramble Esqr., Justice of Peace in Wasp Tow...

"Portrait, W.L., of a stout man facing T.Q. to right, looking to left over his right shoulder. His left hand is thrust under his buttoned coat; his right (gloved) rests on a cane..." (Source: George) No. 24. Ca... More

Spotprent op Lodewijk Willem van Baden-Baden, 1705

Spotprent op Lodewijk Willem van Baden-Baden, 1705

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Spotprent op de vrede tussen Nederland en de keizer, 1785

Spotprent op de vrede tussen Nederland en de keizer, 1785

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Spotprent op de strijd tussen arminianen en calvinisten over de geboeders De Witt en de prinsgezinden, ca. 1758

Spotprent op de strijd tussen arminianen en calvinisten over de geboed...

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Spotprent op het Verdrag van Fontainebleau, 1785

Spotprent op het Verdrag van Fontainebleau, 1785

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Spotprent op de Roomse Transsubstantiatieleer, 1612

Spotprent op de Roomse Transsubstantiatieleer, 1612

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Caricature, Spotprent op Münster, 1674, public domain cartoon image

Caricature, Spotprent op Münster, 1674, public domain cartoon image

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Spotprent op Jacobus II, 1688-1689

Spotprent op Jacobus II, 1688-1689

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Mandarina Tottidumpa, original dancing mistress to the first Emperour of China [dancing with] Philobanter Suckbottle, Prime Dancing Minister to ye Ancient Noddificators of the famous city in the Land of Nod

Mandarina Tottidumpa, original dancing mistress to the first Emperour ...

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Fowls of a feather flock together / K., fecit, 1785.

Fowls of a feather flock together / K., fecit, 1785.

Scottish cartoon shows a group of men conversing as balloons sail overhead. Possibly Scottish balloonist James Tytler and Italian balloonist Vincent Lunardi.

The coffee-house patriots, or news, from St. Eustatia / H. Bunbury Esqr. delint. ; W. Dickinson excudt., British Cartoon Print

The coffee-house patriots, or news, from St. Eustatia / H. Bunbury Esq...

Print shows interior view of a coffeehouse, presumably in London, where several man of commerce appear disgruntled at the news of the successful campaign to capture Saint Eustatius, a port used by British merch... More

Spotprent op admiraal Sterrevelt, 1703

Spotprent op admiraal Sterrevelt, 1703

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A sceene of sceenes. Elizabeth Cannings dream for ye good of her native country, which she dreamt soon after her arrival in America / J. June, sculp.

A sceene of sceenes. Elizabeth Cannings dream for ye good of her nativ...

Print shows Elizabeth Canning, transported to America, seated in a room. She looks alarmingly at an old crone pointing to a soldier's uniform. Through the open window can be seen British soldiers marching up a ... More

The great financier, or British economy for the years 1763, 1764, 1765

The great financier, or British economy for the years 1763, 1764, 1765

Print shows George Grenville holding a balance with scales "Debts" and "Savings", the debt far outweighs savings; among those in line to contribute their savings is a Native American woman representing America,... More

The Scotch Butchery, Boston, 1775, British Cartoon Print

The Scotch Butchery, Boston, 1775, British Cartoon Print

Print shows Lords Bute and Mansfield conferring, to their right stands Simon Fraser and Lord Wedderburn, "Deputies" to the aforenamed. On the far right are soldiers wearing Highland dress (of the 71st Regiment ... More

The vis a vis bisected or The ladies coop / [M. Darly?]., British Cartoon Print

The vis a vis bisected or The ladies coop / [M. Darly?]., British Cart...

"The interior of a closed carriage made visible by being bisected longitudinally. In it two young ladies of pleasing appearance sit face to face in profile..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified d... More

A vieu of Plymouth, British Cartoon Print

A vieu of Plymouth, British Cartoon Print

Print shows Lord Amherst, Lieutenant General of the Ordnance, wearing military uniform, looking into a peepshow for a view of the progress of the war in America. As Jeffery looks, the showman says, "There you s... More

Westminster election 1780 / E--g inv., British Cartoon Print

Westminster election 1780 / E--g inv., British Cartoon Print

Print shows Lord Lincoln standing on the right of St. Paul's portico, Charles James Fox standing in the center with Britannia and the British lion, and on the left, James Young, acting as proxy for Admiral Rodn... More

Den Engelsman op zyn uiterste l'Anglois a toute extremitez., British Cartoon Print

Den Engelsman op zyn uiterste l'Anglois a toute extremitez., British C...

Print shows the interior of a bedroom where an Englishman is vomiting over the left side of a bed into a bowl held by a Dutchman, two men are standing on the right side of the bed, one labeled "Dr B Franklin" a... More

John Bulls alternative. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon Print

John Bulls alternative. Book illustration from Library of Congress, Br...

Print shows John Bull (representing England) standing on his toes on a rock, a rope around his neck and tied to a limb above him; on the right, across a body of water (probably representing the English Channel)... More

Labour in vain or let them tug & be da--nd

Labour in vain or let them tug & be da--nd

Print shows Neptune, the British lion, Britannia, and a British sailor on a piece of land labeled "England" laughing derisively at a Dutchman, a Frenchman, a Spaniard, and a partly draped Native woman wearing a... More

Dominion of the sea, British Cartoon Print

Dominion of the sea, British Cartoon Print

Print shows Britannia in a boat with a fox on the prow at anchor in "Portland Road"; she is holding a staff with the banner of St. George and the British flag, and an olive branch in her right hand, her shield ... More

The discomfited duellists / Collings, del. ; Blake, sculp.

The discomfited duellists / Collings, del. ; Blake, sculp.

"The interior of a coffee-house. Two young men in regimentals stand near the fireplace (left); one, whose broken sword lies on the ground, is being threatened with a hot poker held to his nose by a man in ridin... More

L'ignorance prouvée. Ou les evénements de la journée du 11 juillet 1784 au Luxembourg

L'ignorance prouvée. Ou les evénements de la journée du 11 juillet 178...

French cartoon ridicules the attempt of Abbé Miollan and Janinet to ascend in a hot air balloon by showing the balloon on fire and billowing smoke while being inflated on July 11, 1784 at the Luxembourg gardens... More

Spotprent op het Verdrag van Fontainebleau, 1785

Spotprent op het Verdrag van Fontainebleau, 1785

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The funeral of Trade, who died of a mortal stab receiv'd on the 13th of June 1785

The funeral of Trade, who died of a mortal stab receiv'd on the 13th o...

"A scene near one of the City quays: empty warehouses on the right; dismantled ships in the background (left) with brooms at their mastheads showing that they are for sale..." (Source: George)

Law and equity, or A peep at Nando's, British Cartoon Print

Law and equity, or A peep at Nando's, British Cartoon Print

"Thurlow, a barefooted penitent draped in a sheet by wearing his Chancellor's wig, approaches a coffee-house bar (left) within which stands a pretty young woman..." (Source: George) [Kingsbury?] This record con... More

Pal sangué Mr. l'Prieur v'la l'coup

Pal sangué Mr. l'Prieur v'la l'coup

Print with two scenes, one labeled "Le jeu de hazard" shows a meeting between the clergy, nobility, and the working class; the other labeled "Le goute patriotique" shows members of the three estates dining toge... More

Het jaar 1804!!!, Tissandier Collection, France

Het jaar 1804!!!, Tissandier Collection, France

Dutch cartoon forecasts aeronautic events for the year 1804 by showing people in hysterics, possibly over an imminent balloon ascension by "Wille van de Heeren Hopman & Loude." From the ceiling hangs a balloon ... More

The faith of treaties exemplified or John Bull's last effort to oblige his false friends / S.W.F., British Cartoon Print

The faith of treaties exemplified or John Bull's last effort to oblige...

A satire on the diplomatic situation in 1794, showing French soldiers shooting at raging bull, and saying "Vive la republic, Blood & plunder, no quarter to John Bull!" To the bull's back is strapped a bundle in... More

Vue de la montagne elevée au champ de la reunion

Vue de la montagne elevée au champ de la reunion

Print shows the Festival of the Supreme Being, inspired by Robespierre, planned by Jacques Louis David, to commemorate the second year of the Republic; a female figure, representing France, riding on a cart wit... More

Spotprent op het vertrek van prins Willem V, 1795

Spotprent op het vertrek van prins Willem V, 1795

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Titantus Redivivus; or The Seven Wise Men Consulting the New Venetian Oracle, a Scene in ye Academic Grove

Titantus Redivivus; or The Seven Wise Men Consulting the New Venetian ...

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Isaac Cruikshank - The Irish bull broke loose, British Cartoon Print

Isaac Cruikshank - The Irish bull broke loose, British Cartoon Print

Print shows the "Irish Bull" tossing William Pitt into the air and about to do the same to Lord Dundas who runs to the left; on the far right, those opposed to Pitt's "Union Bill" cheer on the bull, "Go it my B... More

Limbs of the law!! Woodward del, British Cartoon Print

Limbs of the law!! Woodward del, British Cartoon Print

Print shows two men, perhaps barristers, discussing a document. Man on left says "Oh! I perceive it at the first glance, we shall carry the cause hollow!! The other man replies: "You'll see the mistake very cl... More

Spotprent op prins Willem V, 1800

Spotprent op prins Willem V, 1800

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Anacreontick's in full song / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect., British Cartoon Print

Anacreontick's in full song / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect., British Cart...

Eight elderly topers with pipes and glasses surround a small oblong table, on which are punch-bowl, wine-glasses, tobacco, &c. All are much caricatured; some sing, a parson sleeps, a dog howls... (George) This ... More

A pretty copy, British Cartoon Print

A pretty copy, British Cartoon Print

"A H. L. caricature portrait of Dr. Isaac Gossett, leaning his elbows on a table at a book auction, holding an open book, Hudibras, and gazing to the right ..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified ... More

Charming-well again, British Cartoon Print

Charming-well again, British Cartoon Print

The convalescent sits full face behind a small dinner-table. He holds up a glass of wine with a smile of satisfaction, and is about to carve a bird. He wears his nightcap. Behind his chair stands a stout footma... More

Wonders! Wonders!! Wonders!!! / Woodward, del. ; Rowlandson, scul., British Cartoon Print

Wonders! Wonders!! Wonders!!! / Woodward, del. ; Rowlandson, scul., Br...

"Ten figures arranged in two rows, each with a caption ..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Filed in Caricature Magazine, London (260-285). Catalogue of Political and Personal... More

True reform of Parliament,--i.e.--patriots lighting a revolutionary-bonfire in new Palace Yard / Js. Gillray, inv. & fect.

True reform of Parliament,--i.e.--patriots lighting a revolutionary-bo...

Print shows Sir Francis Burdett making a speech and waving a bonnet rouge shaped like a fool's cap as Horne Tooke lights on fire a pile of acts and charters, as well as a Bible, with a flaming baton labeled "Se... More

The modern Circe or a sequel to the petticoat / E. Delaney del. ; Cruickshank scp., British Cartoon Print

The modern Circe or a sequel to the petticoat / E. Delaney del. ; Crui...

Cartoon shows Mrs. Mary Anne Clarke, wearing the Duke of York's military cloak, extending it to cover a crowd of miniature soldiers, civilians and clergymen clustering around her with outstretched arms; Mr. Wad... More

The set-too between Old Price and Spangle Jack the Shewman - fought with unabated vigour for nine rounds & yet undecided, British Cartoon Print

The set-too between Old Price and Spangle Jack the Shewman - fought wi...

A pugilistic encounter, over new theater prices, between John Philip Kemble, tall and muscular, and "Old Price," a much smaller and weaker opponent. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library o... More

Suitors to the pig faced lady Every man to his taste G. Cruik., fet, British Cartoon Print

Suitors to the pig faced lady Every man to his taste G. Cruik., fet, B...

Print shows a rich woman with a pig's face being courted for her money by unsuitable men including tradesmen and a stereotypical Jewish man. Not found in British Museum Catalogue (BMC). Most images available o... More

High life below stairs! / I R C, fecit., British Cartoon Print

High life below stairs! / I R C, fecit., British Cartoon Print

"The Regent, very drunk, sups in the kitchen at the Pavilion, at a table close to the fire ..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires pre... More

The sailor's description of a chase & capture / J Sherm, invt. [Lieut. John Sheringham, R. N.] ; G Cruikshank, fect.

The sailor's description of a chase & capture / J Sherm, invt. [Lieut....

"A burly sailor (right) sits with five other sailors, one a negro, and two perhaps being petty officers, drinking grog at a plank-table slung from the roof ..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified ... More

Giovanni in London or Plucking chickens before they are full feathered. A la Vestris, British Cartoon Print

Giovanni in London or Plucking chickens before they are full feathered...

Print shows opera singer, actress, and theater producer Madame Vestris, also known as Lucia Elizabeth Mathews or Lucia Elizabetta Bartolozzi, dressed in breeches, seated between two lascivious young men in a ca... More

Spotprent op Louis de Potter, ca. 1830

Spotprent op Louis de Potter, ca. 1830

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The political drama. No. 61. Old grill among the paddies, British Cartoon Print

The political drama. No. 61. Old grill among the paddies, British Cart...

Print shows William Cobbett riding on a large gridiron borne by a ragged troop of caricatured Irishmen in a procession following a man carrying a flag pole topped with a death's head labeled "Tom Pain" and flyi... More

Spotprent op de Engelse Quakers, ca. 1656

Spotprent op de Engelse Quakers, ca. 1656

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A faut esperer q'eu se jeu la finira bentot

A faut esperer q'eu se jeu la finira bentot

Print shows the nobility and the clergy, representing the estates general, riding on the back of a man representing the working class, or third estate; the man is bent under their weight and supports himself by... More

Hard times in Ole Varginny, an worse a cumin'! Scene--Rebel pickets in Western Virginia / / J.McL.

Hard times in Ole Varginny, an worse a cumin'! Scene--Rebel pickets in...

Cartoon showing two Confederate pickets standing in the wilderness on a cold Virginia night, complaining about the cold, the lack of quinine or alcohol to warm the body and boost the spirits; they conclude with... More

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th centu...

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, free to use, no copyright restrictions

In vino veritas - Public domain dedication image

In vino veritas - Public domain dedication image

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th centu...

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th centu...

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, free to use, no copyright restrictions

What some folks think Cape Cod is like

What some folks think Cape Cod is like

Public domain photo of vintage Massachusetts postcard, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Yarmouth is located in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, on Cape Cod, and... More

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th centu...

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, free to use, no copyright restrictions

The political pot in Boston : who will get the pork?

The political pot in Boston : who will get the pork?

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Our national coast defenses, Library of Congress drawings collection

Our national coast defenses, Library of Congress drawings collection

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

An executive session of the Senate

An executive session of the Senate

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Caricature, The innocents / F. Opper., public domain cartoon image

Caricature, The innocents / F. Opper., public domain cartoon image

Print shows a group of African American men, one, standing at center, is wearing a hat labeled "Judge Whitewashed", and the others are wearing hats labeled "Whitewasher No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 5, No. 6,... More

Puck's pyrotechnics - Fourth-of-July fireworks free to all / Opper & Co.

Puck's pyrotechnics - Fourth-of-July fireworks free to all / Opper & C...

Print shows a fireworks display with Puck bowing on a stage in front of a "Fan Light" featuring the likenesses of William H. Vanderbilt, Russell Sage, Cyrus W. Field, and Jay Gould; on stage with Puck is a hand... More

How to keep a girl / J.K. & F.O.

How to keep a girl / J.K. & F.O.

Print shows a vignette cartoon with 12 vignettes, around a central figure, that show how the employer should treat her woman domestic, if she wants to keep her, such as 1) "Promise her anything and everything",... More

Duty, dedicated to the London police

Duty, dedicated to the London police

Six vignettes satirizing the London policeman's overzealous sense of duty. The police arrest a card player, a man walking his dog, a child playing with a top and an intoxicated man, but ignore criminals, murde... More

Puck magazine cover - Anything for popularity! / J. Keppler.

Puck magazine cover - Anything for popularity! / J. Keppler.

Print shows James G. Blaine slipping off a cask labeled "Whiskey"; under his arm is tucked a paper that states "Distribution of Surplus - Jim Blaine". Caption: Our star diplomat par excellence, in his great wh... More

Caricature, The rivals in Ohio / Gillam., public domain cartoon image

Caricature, The rivals in Ohio / Gillam., public domain cartoon image

Illustration shows Allen G. Thurman on one side of a man labeled "Liquor Interest" and John Sherman on the other side; Thurman represents "The Ohio Democracy is the liquor dealers old friend!!", while Sherman e... More

Blundering again! / Gillam., Washington, D.C., Political Cartoon

Blundering again! / Gillam., Washington, D.C., Political Cartoon

Print shows a group of Democrats on a log raft that is breaking up within sight of land, with two logs labeled "New Jersey [and] New York" coming loose and drifting away; there is a small sail labeled "Democra[... More

Stalwart stupidity / F. Graetz., Political Cartoon

Stalwart stupidity / F. Graetz., Political Cartoon

Illustration shows Puck, holding his lithographic pen, and the Independent Party figure, holding an axe labeled "November Election", standing inside a cabin next to the head of Roscoe Conkling that has been cut... More

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th centu...

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, free to use, no copyright restrictions

"Stop thief!" / Gillam. - Political cartoon, public domain image

"Stop thief!" / Gillam. - Political cartoon, public domain image

Illustration, reminiscent of Thomas Nast's cartoon of the same title published in Harper's Weekly, October 7, 1871, hence "That trick is very stale", shows a group of monopolists and Blaine supporters scatterin... More

A chilly Christmas for the outcast orphans / Gillam.

A chilly Christmas for the outcast orphans / Gillam.

Illustration shows Benjamin F. Butler and Belva Lockwood as orphans wearing tattered clothing and standing in the snow outside a store labeled "G. Cleveland Holiday Goods" where a variety of foods are on displa... More

Puck magazine cover - Our rampageous preachers / F. Graetz.

Puck magazine cover - Our rampageous preachers / F. Graetz.

Illustration shows a preacher in the pulpit haranguing his congregation with a speech that begins "Noise or Nothing!"; there are two police officers, with large billy-clubs, in the pulpit with him, they exchang... More

Delilah Randall betrays the democratic Samson / Gillam.

Delilah Randall betrays the democratic Samson / Gillam.

Illustration shows Samuel J. "Delilah" Randall sitting in a chair labeled "Protection", holding scissors labeled "41 Democrats" in one hand and hair labeled "Tariff Reform Bill" in the other, his feet are resti... More

Gorilla warfare under the protection of the American flag / F. Opper.

Gorilla warfare under the protection of the American flag / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa swinging like a gorilla from an American flag and dropping dynamite bombs on England. Illus. from Puck, v. 15, no. 367, (1884 March 19), cover. Copyright 1884 by Kep... More

Caricature, A preliminary set-to / Gillam., public domain cartoon image

Caricature, A preliminary set-to / Gillam., public domain cartoon imag...

Illustration shows James G. Blaine badly bruised after boxing a round against the "Ohio Secretary of State" who is slumped against the ropes; William W. Phelps and Whitelaw Reid attempt to revive Blaine with a ... More

Theodore Roosevelt - Bottom's dream, Political Cartoon

Theodore Roosevelt - Bottom's dream, Political Cartoon

Illustration shows Puck's stereotypical Irishman labeled "Democracy" in the role of "Bottom" from Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's Dream", with Puck holding the head of an ass above him. He is holding a paper t... More

Helping the rascals in - a burglarious scheme that may be suddenly spoiled / J. Keppler.

Helping the rascals in - a burglarious scheme that may be suddenly spo...

Illustration shows James G. Blaine wearing a top hat with three plumes, a sack labeled "For the Plunder" hanging from his neck, and a paper tied at his waist that states "20 Years on the Make", attempting to br... More

"Me and Jack" / Gillam after a popular print.

"Me and Jack" / Gillam after a popular print.

Illustration shows James G. Blaine wearing shorts, sitting on a board extending over a pond with John A. Logan, as a dog, sitting next to him; a can labeled "Pro-Slavery" is tied to the dog's tail and there is ... More

Puck magazine cover - "Love's labor's lost" / Gillam.

Puck magazine cover - "Love's labor's lost" / Gillam.

Illustration shows heavily tattooed James G. Blaine sitting on a stool while Whitelaw Reid, using a brush labeled "Tribune Excuses" and a "Explanation Pumice Stone", and William W. Phelps, using "Vindication Sa... More

Puck's notion of the kind of fancy-dress charity ball that would be a real, solid financial success / J. Keppler.

Puck's notion of the kind of fancy-dress charity ball that would be a ...

Illustration shows a costume ball with a band of newspaper editors labeled "Herald, Sun, Staats-Zeitung, World, Times, [and] Evening Post" conducted by Puck; among those present are James G. Blaine, Whitelaw Re... More

The four Rips; or, twenty years behind the age / Gillam.

The four Rips; or, twenty years behind the age / Gillam.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam seated at a table in front of "Uncle Sam's Inter-State Market" with a businessman labeled "Northern Capital" on the right and an agricultural producer labeled "Southern Goods - Cott... More

A hard job with the hogs / Gillam.

A hard job with the hogs / Gillam.

Illustration shows President Cleveland as a pig farmer getting tangled in leashes attached to the hind legs of several hogs, each with a distinctive brand, labeled "Hugh McLaughlin, H.O. Thompson, Higgins, Beat... More

Puck magazine cover - False weather-prophets / F. Opper.

Puck magazine cover - False weather-prophets / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Whitelaw Reid on the roof top of a building, looking through a telescope at the sun labeled "Civil Service Reform", and Charles A. Dana on the neighboring roof top checking a "Sun Barometer";... More

Caricature, Another "boycott" / F. Opper., public domain cartoon image

Caricature, Another "boycott" / F. Opper., public domain cartoon image

Illustration shows David B. Hill holding a large brush and George H. Sterling holding a bucket of paste, as bill stickers posting a notice that states "Notice. We Hereby Boycott Cleveland, the Civil Service Hum... More

"Change about" - the monkey the master / Gillam.

"Change about" - the monkey the master / Gillam.

Illustration shows a monkey turning the crank on an organ labeled "Home Sweet Home Rule" with one foot, it is wearing a hat with a feather labeled "Parnell", and holding a shillelagh labeled "80 members" in one... More

Tough on Turkey / Gillam. - Public domain  engraving

Tough on Turkey / Gillam. - Public domain engraving

Illustration shows the British lion and the Russian Bear threatening a turkey dressed as a Turk. Caption: England and Russia, together "Be my ally, or I'll give you the worst thrashing you ever had in your li... More

Caricature, "Next!" / Gillam., public domain cartoon image

Caricature, "Next!" / Gillam., public domain cartoon image

Illustration shows a view inside a "Prison Barber-Shop" with two men labeled "Budensiek" and "J.D. Fish", wearing prison stripes and "Close Crop" haircuts by the prison barber, who is holding a shaving mug labe... More

Echoes from Governor Hill's message / J.A. Wales.

Echoes from Governor Hill's message / J.A. Wales.

Illustration shows a large parrot, David B. Hill, perched on a stand next to President Cleveland's desk, filling the air with it's cry "A Public Office is a Public Trust", repeating a statement once made by Cle... More

Médaillés et souvenirs de l'Exposition, Political Cartoon

Médaillés et souvenirs de l'Exposition, Political Cartoon

A man, possibly a souvenir salesman at an exposition, wears a slightly large sweater and a derby and sits on a bench, with his hands folded. In one arm, he cradles a long pole with crossbars at the top, from w... More

Getting on to the bandwagon - Drawing. Public domain image.

Getting on to the bandwagon - Drawing. Public domain image.

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

[Battle scene at Bunker Hill] - Drawing. Public domain image.

[Battle scene at Bunker Hill] - Drawing. Public domain image.

In the heat of battle, the Colonial volunteers fight the British Redcoats from atop Bunker Hill. One of the colonists waves an American flag, while others dressed in civilian clothes overcome the British foe w... More

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th centu...

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, free to use, no copyright restrictions

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