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"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

A Paris - Promenades sur les Quais (BM 1954,0118.2 1)

A Paris - Promenades sur les Quais (BM 1954,0118.2 1)

Panoramic view of Paris on seven sheets; view from one side of the Seine to the other, with Pont Royal in the centre, Hotel des Invalides on the right, Pont des Artes and Pont Neuf to the left and the flower ma... More

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

... Remains of St Stephen's chapel ... (BM 1865,0708.813)

... Remains of St Stephen's chapel ... (BM 1865,0708.813)

The burning of the Houses of Parliament: view of chapel walls, without roof, windows or woodwork; firemen fighting blaze in adjacent buildings and manning pump in courtyard. Lithograph

A bien dire ce qu'il y a de meilleur dans l'homme; c'est le chien (BM 1855,0414.134)

A bien dire ce qu'il y a de meilleur dans l'homme; c'est le chien (BM ...

Plate no 8, a young soldier petting a dog; a wall and foliage behind him. 1837 Lithograph.

A Fresco for the Walker Art Gallery (BM 1978,U.751 1)

A Fresco for the Walker Art Gallery (BM 1978,U.751 1)

A cycle on the dangers of drink, with death presiding at left beside a barrel, a torch in hand the smoke from which frames a story at left, with men in a pub shouting: "We've paid our share, boys, for the Walke... More

A Fresh Breeze (BM 1871,0610.649)

A Fresh Breeze (BM 1871,0610.649)

Coastal landsacpe with a ship under full sail running to left on a choppy sea, watched by two men on rocks in the left foreground, with cliffs in the background to right. 1824 Lithograph on chine collé

A peel-er and a re-pealer (BM 1857,1222.39)

A peel-er and a re-pealer (BM 1857,1222.39)

No. 290. A man (Sir Robert Peel), standing to front with a smile on his face, wearing a top hat, dark open coat, white waistcoat and trousers; another man (Daniel O'Connell) standing in the background on right ... More

A royal commission (BM 1857,1222.22)

A royal commission (BM 1857,1222.22)

No. 73. For description and comment see other impression. 20 July 1830 Lithograph

A View High Street Southwark being the Ancient Roadway leading from Old London Bridge taken July 1830 previous to its removal for the New line of Approach (BM Heal,Topography.86)

A View High Street Southwark being the Ancient Roadway leading from Ol...

View of the High Street in Southwark to the left with a building site and many workers in the foreground; Southwark Cathedral and surrounding buildings to the right. 1830 Lithograph on two sheets, mounted separately

A View of the East Side of London Bridge in the Year 1827, from a Drawing by Major G. Yates (BM Heal,Topography.85.i)

A View of the East Side of London Bridge in the Year 1827, from a Draw...

View of the east front of London Bridge; in bottom left corner a dog sits by an over-turned empty barrel and a large square parcel, the back of a sailing boat to the left next to three wooden barges by the bank... More

A View of the Grand Fète on Parker's Piece, Cambridge... (BM 1902,1011.8827)

A View of the Grand Fète on Parker's Piece, Cambridge... (BM 1902,1011...

View of the Cambridge festival dinner, held to celebrate the coronation of Queen Victoria; tables arranged in a circle outside around an erected tent, figures and horse-drawn carriages in surrounds, and in dist... More

A view of Val Orbe, from the back of the Fairies' Grotto (BM 1871,0812.2885)

A view of Val Orbe, from the back of the Fairies' Grotto (BM 1871,0812...

Town situated in a valley in the distance beside a meandering river, with goats grazing in the foreground amongst woods and a low rocky cliff on the left 1822 Lithograph printed on India paper

A. Dubois (BM 1913,0714.3) - Public domain portrait engraving

A. Dubois (BM 1913,0714.3) - Public domain portrait engraving

Portrait of A Dubois, after François Gérard: balding man, head and shoulders, three quarters to the right, with caduceus below. 1818 Lithograph

Adic Hator (BM Oc1896,1127.2) - Public domain portrait engraving

Adic Hator (BM Oc1896,1127.2) - Public domain portrait engraving

Portrait of a Maori warrior, wearing a cape, earring, and hair ornament, with facial markings. Lithograph

Ah! l' bel état d' Soldat (BM 1917,1208.1775)

Ah! l' bel état d' Soldat (BM 1917,1208.1775)

A soldier wearing military uniform, holding a dead rooster in his left hand, another dead bird hanging on his sword; a farm in far left background Lithograph

Alexandrine Victoire 1re Reine d'Angleterre (BM 1902,1011.8658)

Alexandrine Victoire 1re Reine d'Angleterre (BM 1902,1011.8658)

Portrait vignette of a young Queen Victoria, half length directed to right; wearing hair in plaited topknot, and a bow and jewel worn on right shoulder. Lithograph

Alliance avec la republique de St. Marin (BM 1850,1014.838)

Alliance avec la republique de St. Marin (BM 1850,1014.838)

Napoleon on campaign in northern Italy, San Marino in background. Lithograph

Another sign of the Times, (BM 1857,1222.144)

Another sign of the Times, (BM 1857,1222.144)

No. 154. For description and comment see other impression. 16 September 1831 Lithograph

Archibald Alison Esquire, F.R.S. Sheriff of Lanarkshire (BM 1872,1012.4341)

Archibald Alison Esquire, F.R.S. Sheriff of Lanarkshire (BM 1872,1012....

Portrait of Sir Archibald Alison; half length to left; head turned and looking to right; wearing dark neckerchief, double-breasted jacket, with one thumb tucked under button; pillar in background to right; with... More

Athenaeum Portraits (BM 1865,0610.1226)

Athenaeum Portraits (BM 1865,0610.1226)

No. 46: Portrait of James Baillie Fraser, head and shoulders to left, looking to front; after Eddis. Lithograph on chine collé

Attaque du tigre (BM 2011,7059.1 1)

Attaque du tigre (BM 2011,7059.1 1)

Tiger attacking a horseman; the animal leaps, claws and teeth tearing the rear of the horse, which tries to retaliates by biting the tiger's shoulder while its rider brandishes a spear; on the back of the print... More

Author of "The Excursion." (BM 1859,0625.119)

Author of "The Excursion." (BM 1859,0625.119)

Portrait of William Wordsworth, whole-length sitting in armchair to front, book in his right hand, legs crossed; illustration to 'Fraser's Magazine' (1832). Lithograph on chine collé

B.on de Vidil (BM 1924,0308.281)

B.on de Vidil (BM 1924,0308.281)

Portrait of Alfred Louis Pons de Vidil, half-length in profile to left, with moustache, beard, sideburns, black cravat, and jacket with medal at lapel. 1845 Lithograph on chine collé

Bayard, né en Dauphiné en 1476 mort en 1524 (BM 1915,0508.252)

Bayard, né en Dauphiné en 1476 mort en 1524 (BM 1915,0508.252)

Portrait of Bayard, bust-length, looking to right, wearing plumed hat, in oval. 1826 Lithograph

Bow Bridge, as it appeared in the year 1834 (BM Ii,3.11)

Bow Bridge, as it appeared in the year 1834 (BM Ii,3.11)

View of the old Bow Bridge; houses on river front next to bridge on the left; a boy sits fishing on riverbank in right foreground; three men on a row boat pass under bridge, other figures on bridge. Lithograph

Bow Bridge, new bridge as seen from the north (BM Ii,3.13)

Bow Bridge, new bridge as seen from the north (BM Ii,3.13)

View of the new bridge; a single arch over narrow stretch of the river; two girls collect water from riverbank on the right; ducks on water in left foreground, houses along river behind bridge. Lithograph

Bowood (BM 1946,0710.341)

Bowood (BM 1946,0710.341)

View of the mansion from the gardens, a lake in the foreground with ducks and swans, the mansion in the back, trees to the right behind the house and scattered through the park. Lithograph

Bravo toro (BM 1975,1025.424 1)

Bravo toro (BM 1975,1025.424 1)

Picador being gorged on horns on bull, with other figures on horseback spearing the bull, crowd entering arena from left. c.1825 Crayon lithograph and scraper Francisco de Goya (1746-1828) - Spanish painter a... More

Bravo toro (BM 1975,1025.424)

Bravo toro (BM 1975,1025.424)

Picador being gorged on horns on bull, with other figures on horseback spearing the bull, crowd entering arena from left. c.1825 Crayon lithograph and scraper Francisco de Goya (1746-1828) - Spanish painter a... More

Camp of the Naval Brigade, before Sebastopol (BM 1944,0405.2.17 1)

Camp of the Naval Brigade, before Sebastopol (BM 1944,0405.2.17 1)

A group of officers gathers in the foreground, above serried rows of tents; the marquee of the "command-in-chief" stands in an enclosure on the left; first series. 1855 Lithograph

Carl Binder- Kapellmeister am k. k. priv. Josephstädter-Theater in Wien (BM 1870,1008.1100)

Carl Binder- Kapellmeister am k. k. priv. Josephstädter-Theater in Wie...

Portrait of Carl Binder, half-length to left, seated on a chair, wearing jacket, waistcoat, cravat and spectacles. 1841 Lithograph on chine collé

Cathedrale de Beauvais vue du Lord (BM 1928,1210.197)

Cathedrale de Beauvais vue du Lord (BM 1928,1210.197)

Street view, with front of gothic cathedral rising in the background, group of figures in street in the foreground, putting logs on parked cart; after Prout. Lithograph

Centaure visant les nues (BM 1949,0411.3532)

Centaure visant les nues (BM 1949,0411.3532)

A centaur on a rocky outcrop aiming an arrow at the sky. 1895 Lithograph on chine appliqué

Ces petites gens du second, ça entre ça sort, ça ne dit rien à personne, ça n'peut être que d'la canaille (BM 1880,0508.267)

Ces petites gens du second, ça entre ça sort, ça ne dit rien à personn...

Plate No 14, A concierge stands outside her kiosk sweeping and passes comment on two people who can be seen from behind in the background. 1826 Lithograph

Charles IX (BM 1874,1114.255) - Public domain portrait engraving

Charles IX (BM 1874,1114.255) - Public domain portrait engraving

Portrait of Charles IX of France, bust-length, turned to the right, wearing feathered hat, doublet with ruff, jewelled necklace; illustration from "La Henriade, poeme de Voltaire" (Paris: Dubois, 1825) Lithogra... More

Charles Lamb (BM 1927,0131.23) - Public domain portrait engraving

Charles Lamb (BM 1927,0131.23) - Public domain portrait engraving

Portrait of Charles Lamb; head only, looking to the right, with short hair; after Meyer. Lithograph

Chateau de Montbéliard. (BM 1863,1017.135)

Chateau de Montbéliard. (BM 1863,1017.135)

Plate 133. Three women folding sheets on the right bank of a stream; a circular tower at far right, trees along the left bank, and view of a castle in the background. Lithograph on chine collé

Chef de mamelucks à cheval appelant du secours (BM 1876,0510.308)

Chef de mamelucks à cheval appelant du secours (BM 1876,0510.308)

Arabian warrior, on reared-up horse, waving some kind of scarf; a Black man stands next to him and holds the horse; before letter, but with name of lithographer. 1817 Lithograph

Chesnut (BM 1850,0413.68)

Chesnut (BM 1850,0413.68)

On the left, a chestnut tree set in a wide, open landscape, sheep grazing on the left and man sleeping by his dog on the right. 1835 Lithograph

Chevaux des Ardennes (Horses from the Ardennes) (BM 1875,0612.153)

Chevaux des Ardennes (Horses from the Ardennes) (BM 1875,0612.153)

Two horses harnessed to a gun-carriage (?) , one of them ridden by a soldier; other cavalrymen and vehicles in far distance. 1822 Lithograph on chine collé

Christmas (BM 1847,0609.2) - Drawing. Public domain image.

Christmas (BM 1847,0609.2) - Drawing. Public domain image.

Christmas design with a wreath of holly and berries; proof from a booklet recording a Hampstead Conversazione event. 1847 Lithograph, printed in black

Chroniques de la ville de Metz (Juin 1831). Faites des patrouilles, nom de d...! (BM 1989,0930.16)

Chroniques de la ville de Metz (Juin 1831). Faites des patrouilles, no...

Satire: a panic-striken general throws up a bundle of bills and issues orders to his commanders. 1831 Lithograph

Coins de Paris- Le Petit Betting (BM 1997,1207.7.3)

Coins de Paris- Le Petit Betting (BM 1997,1207.7.3)

Stall-holders selling refreshments along the Seine at Saint-Ouen. 1890 Lithograph on chine collé

Coleridge's Cottage, Clevendon (BM 1972,1230.1)

Coleridge's Cottage, Clevendon (BM 1972,1230.1)

View of a cottage, a woman wearing a hat standing on a road at centre with her back to the viewer. Lithograph

Conway Bridge & Castle, North Wales (BM 1949,0203.54)

Conway Bridge & Castle, North Wales (BM 1949,0203.54)

View of Conwy castle from across the river, with bridge leading to the castle from the left foreground, boats on the water, and three figures sitting by the shore. Lithograph

Copenhagen (BM 1864,0514.217)

Copenhagen (BM 1864,0514.217)

A horse in profile to left, with a wavy mane of differing lengths, with a fringe brushed over the ears, standing in a grassy field overlooking fields with a fence running into the distance from right middle gr... More

Couronnement d'épines (BM 1859,1008.41)

Couronnement d'épines (BM 1859,1008.41)

The crowning of thorns, with Christ seen three-quarter length, turned to the left, his hands tied and holding the reed sceptre while behind him a mocking guard arranges the crown upon his head. c.1845/47 Litho... More

Crie donc, mâtin!...gueule donc!...égosille toi donc et que ça finisse...ne pas fermer l'oeil... (you can cry, you cunning devil!... yell!...) (BM 1999,0627.64)

Crie donc, mâtin!...gueule donc!...égosille toi donc et que ça finisse...

A couple woken up by the cries of their newborn baby; the distraught father, at r, holds the child while his wife yawns and stretches out; proof before letters of the reversed and reduced copy of a lithograph b... More

Curiosity (BM 1889,0603.87)

Curiosity (BM 1889,0603.87)

A young woman standing three-quarter length to right, peeping into a letter held she is holding, lettered with 'To / Miss Lydia Languish'; illustration to Richard Brinsley Sheridan's 'The Rivals'. 1828 Lithogr... More

Dans mon rêve, je vis au ciel un visage de mystère (BM 1888,0619.158)

Dans mon rêve, je vis au ciel un visage de mystère (BM 1888,0619.158)

Plate 1: An exotic head holding its hand to its mouth. 1885 Lithograph on chine appliqué

Daphnis et Chloé (BM 1916,0411.48)

Daphnis et Chloé (BM 1916,0411.48)

Woodland with, in the foreground, to right, Daphnis and Chloe seated on the bank of a stream; after Camille Corot; published in 'Moniteur des Arts', p. 153 Lithograph

De quoi vous plaignez vous? L'ennemi menace la France, vous vous élancez, il est foudroyé... (BM 1861,1012.726)

De quoi vous plaignez vous? L'ennemi menace la France, vous vous élanc...

Plate 4: a satire showing a Representative of the People lecturing discontent soldiers of the French Republican army who have thrown their weapons at his feet; he stands on the centre right, hands folded, weari... More

Der Demokratenfresser (BM 2007,7087.78)

Der Demokratenfresser (BM 2007,7087.78)

An old man in the form of a donkey addresses a crowd of hooting men in a circular room; plate 14 of an unidentified series. c.1848 Lithograph

Der Gelehrte (BM 1852,1009.444)

Der Gelehrte (BM 1852,1009.444)

The Scholar; a bearded man cutting a quill pen, seated at a desk in profile to left, an open book in front of him, a globe beyond; seen through an arched window with a metal bowl on the sill at right; after Fra... More

Der Schmaucher (BM 1852,1009.514)

Der Schmaucher (BM 1852,1009.514)

The Smoker; Dutch interior with a man smoking a pipe at a fire-place and picking up one of the coals to light his pipe, a maid serving him a jug from beyond; after Gabriel Metsu. c.1840 Lithograph on chine collé

Dernière charge des lanciers rouges à Waterloo - "bon Dieu! protège nos vieux débris!" (BM 1863,0725.431)

Dernière charge des lanciers rouges à Waterloo - "bon Dieu! protège no...

Plate 11: charge of the French lancers at the battle of Waterloo; in the right foreground, a vivandière kneels down and prays; nearby, a soldier kneels by a wounded comrade and helps him drink from a canteen; o... More

Des larves si hideuses (BM 1949,0411.3544 1)

Des larves si hideuses (BM 1949,0411.3544 1)

Plate 5: a group of horrible creatures radiating from the upper left corner. 1896 Lithograph on chine appliqué

Desembarco de corsarios moriscos (Disembark of Moorish corsairs) (BM 1869,0410.2542)

Desembarco de corsarios moriscos (Disembark of Moorish corsairs) (BM 1...

Moorish corsairs fighting Spanish soldiers on the beach, some of them on horseback; warships and seascape in the background. c.1826-1832 Lithograph

Diane et Endymion (BM 1896,0618.8)

Diane et Endymion (BM 1896,0618.8)

Plate 6: to left, Endymion, naked, and lying on a piece of drapery, is asleep, partially lit by rays of moonlight, while to right, Diana in gauze like drapery is led to him by Cupid who tugs at her arm; water ... More

Die Dame mit dem Papagei (BM 1852,1009.487)

Die Dame mit dem Papagei (BM 1852,1009.487)

The Lady with the Parrot; a young woman looking at the viewer with a parrot perched on her hand, a boy standing behind her at right with a plate with crumbs, both seen through an arched window with a carpet dra... More

Die Heilige Magdalena (BM 1852,1009.515)

Die Heilige Magdalena (BM 1852,1009.515)

St Mary Magdalene in the desert; the saint seated half-naked while reading a scroll, a skull lying at her feet; after Adriaen van der Werff Lithograph on chine collé

Die Kinder Königs Karl I von England (BM 1861,0518.1297)

Die Kinder Königs Karl I von England (BM 1861,0518.1297)

Group portrait of the five eldest children of Charles I, after van Dyck; in the centre, Prince Charles standing with his hand resting on the head of a large dog; to the left, the Duke of York and Princess Mary;... More

Die Verstossung der Hagar aus dem Hause Abrahams (BM 1852,1009.440)

Die Verstossung der Hagar aus dem Hause Abrahams (BM 1852,1009.440)

Abraham casting out Hagar and their son Ishmael; Sarah standing behind Abraham, while Isaac stares at Ishmael, Hagar wiping tears from her face while looking over her shoulder at Abraham; after Adriaen van der ... More

Die Wachtstube (BM 1870,0813.927)

Die Wachtstube (BM 1870,0813.927)

Four soldiers gathered around a table and playing dice, all bust length; after Govert Flinck. c.1810-39 Lithograph on chine collé

Domino! (BM 1918,0511.91) - Cartoon illustration, public domain image.

Domino! (BM 1918,0511.91) - Cartoon illustration, public domain image.

Plate 5 in series: satire representing two men, half-length, playing dominoes; the one at left grins at his defeated opponent, who looks at his dominoes with a surprised and angry look; originally published in ... More

Dr Hunt (BM 1860,1013.46) - Public domain portrait engraving

Dr Hunt (BM 1860,1013.46) - Public domain portrait engraving

Portrait; bust, slightly to the left, eyes to the right; with short white hair thinning on top, wearing black coat over waistcoat and neck scarf tied under chin; a vignette; after Eddis. Lithograph

Dr. Peter Krukenberg (BM 1954,1103.331)

Dr. Peter Krukenberg (BM 1954,1103.331)

Portrait of Peter Krukenberg, bust-length, facing front, wearing a jacket, waistcoat and cravat, in an octagon Lithograph

Drawings from original pictures of Philip Reinagle, Esq. R.A., by an Amateur (BM 1977,U.966.8)

Drawings from original pictures of Philip Reinagle, Esq. R.A., by an A...

A pack of hounds attacking a stag, riders approaching over bank behind; from a series of eight prints, probably intended as a drawing book, kept with original wrapper. c.1826 Lithograph

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