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Champion vase

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong period (1736–95)

Double vase with bird and bear, also known as a “Champion vase”

The origin of this vessel, often called a “champion vase” in Western scholarship, remains unclear. It is possible that the term is a loose translation of the phrase yingxiong bei, or hero’s cup, a reference to ... more

Champion Vase

The term "champion vase," which appears only in Western writings, refers to vessels that have two narrow vertical compartments connected by a carving of a mythical bird. It may be a loose translation of yingxio... more

The Champion of the People

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

The Champion of the People

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

For The Benefit of The Champion

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Set-to between the champion old tip & the swell Dutcheman of Kinderhook -- 1836

Satire on the presidential campaign of 1836, portraying the contest as a boxing match between Democratic candidate Martin Van Buren and Whig candidate William Henry Harrison. The artist clearly favors Harrison.... more

Mike Walsh. The people's champion and leader of the yound or progressive democracy, nominated by the Democratic Party in Tammany Hall and elected to the New York legislature in Nov. 1846 / J. Penniman, 1847 ; lith. of G. Snyder 122 Fulton St. N.Y.

Print shows Mike Walsh, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right. Includes text listing "a few of the peculiar doctrines of which he is the father and chosen advocate"; also, a facsimile signature.

The champion of despotism

A satire critical of New York "Courier and Enquirer" editor, James Watson Webb for his journalistic assaults on exiled Hungarian revolutionary leader Louis Kossuth. Weitenkampf dates the cartoon 1852, but it m... more

The new American iron steamship "Champion," of the Vanderbilt line

Illustration showing the starboard side of the side-wheel steamship "Champion."

Tom Sayers, champion of England born at Pimlico near Brighton, Sussex 1826, height 5 ft. 8 inches, lowest feichting weight 10 st. 10 lbs / / lith. by Cameron & Walsh, 32 & 34 John St., N.Y.

Print shows Tom Sayers, full-length portrait, facing right, in boxing stance. Includes list of fights with opponent's name and date of bout.