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Tanks on parade in London at the end of World War I, 1918

Tanks on parade in London at the end of World War I, 1918

Photographer: Thomas Frederick Scales .Tanks on parade in London at the end of World War I, 1918.Dry plate glass negative .Reference No. 1/2-014078-G.Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association Collect... More

Gedenck-Zeichen abbildend auff was Weise die Stadt Utrecht von den Frantzosen den 23. November 1673 verlassen worden nach dem sie fünff Tage zuvor 15. der fürnehmsten Herren aufs derselibigen als Geissel zu bezahlung der Brandschatzung wegeführet hatten

Gedenck-Zeichen abbildend auff was Weise die Stadt Utrecht von den Fra...

Birds-eye view print shows crowds of people, wagons and onlookers walking or riding horses down the street. In the procession are town leaders, merchants, clergy, military personnel and lackeys. In the backgrou... More

The South Sea scheme

The South Sea scheme

Print shows Fortune, Honesty, and Honor being mutilated and beaten amid a crowd of unfortunate investors in the South Sea investment scandal. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Noon

Noon

Scene in St Giles's-in-the-Fields with an elegant crowd leaving the French Huguenot church contrasted with rowdy Londoners outside a tavern with the sign of the Good Woman (one without a head). In the foregroun... More

Noon

Noon

Scene in St Giles's-in-the-Fields with an elegant crowd leaving the French Huguenot church contrasted with rowdy Londoners outside a tavern with the sign of the Good Woman (one without a head). In the foregroun... More

Morning

Morning

Scene in Covent Garden with an elaborately dressed middle-aged woman heading towards St Paul's church followed by a small servant boy. To the right two young gentlemen embrace market girls while other women hud... More

The burning of the Crisis

The burning of the Crisis

People burning a broadside entitled the Crisis. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection ( Library of Congress).

Beer Street

Beer Street

A flourishing urban scene with well fed citizens. In the foreground, butchers, fish wives and a City of London porter hold large tankards of beer. The steeple resembles St. Martin-in-the-Fields. Courtesy of Bos... More

Gin Lane

Gin Lane

A scene of urban desolation with gin-crazed Londoners, notably a woman who lets her child fall to its death and an emaciated ballad-seller. In the background is the tower of St George's Bloomsbury. Courtesy of ... More

Pl. 1. An election entertainment

Pl. 1. An election entertainment

A feast given by two candidates in an election for parliament. Two large tables in a paneled interior (probably intended as a 17th-century inn) are surrounded by an assembly of drunken citizens. Courtesy of Bos... More

Pl. 1. An election entertainment

Pl. 1. An election entertainment

A feast given by two candidates in an election for parliament. Two large tables in a paneled interior (probably intended as a 17th-century inn) are surrounded by an assembly of drunken citizens. Courtesy of Bos... More

The English lion dismember'd, or the voice of the public for an enquiry into the loss of Minorca--with Adl. B[yn]g’s plea before his examiners

The English lion dismember'd, or the voice of the public for an enquir...

A lion with one of his paws (labeled Minorca) cut off. Frenchmen consult to one side about cutting more off while the Lord Mayor of London and other English politicians consult on the other. Minorca had been lo... More

Pl. 3. The polling

Pl. 3. The polling

A rural scene with a polling booth where ailing reserve voters are being brought to vote and the able-bodied are amusing themselves with a drawing of one of the candidates, an execution broadside and a gin bott... More

Pl. 4. Chairing the members

Pl. 4. Chairing the members

Scene in a country town with two newly-elected members of parliament (one a representation of George Bubb Dodington, the other visible only as a shadow on a distant wall) carried shoulder-high along the street,... More

Pl. 4. Chairing the members

Pl. 4. Chairing the members

Scene in a country town with two newly-elected members of parliament (one a representation of George Bubb Dodington, the other visible only as a shadow on a distant wall) carried shoulder-high along the street,... More

Pl. 3. The polling

Pl. 3. The polling

A rural scene with a polling booth where ailing reserve voters are being brought to vote and the able-bodied are amusing themselves with a drawing of one of the candidates, an execution broadside and a gin bott... More

The march to Finchley

The march to Finchley

A scene at Tottenham Court Turnpike north of London with soldiers gathering to march north to defend London from the Jacobite rebels. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Ukie sakaicho fukiyacho kaomise yoshibai no zu

Ukie sakaicho fukiyacho kaomise yoshibai no zu

Print shows a crowded street through the gates to the theater district. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: horizontal Oban Nishik... More

Westminster election 1780 / E--g inv.

Westminster election 1780 / E--g inv.

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

De eerste oeconomische plaat. Een jongen ryken Hollander

De eerste oeconomische plaat. Een jongen ryken Hollander

Concerns the problems of Dutch neutrality amid the warring powers of Europe. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

John Malcom / dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy.

John Malcom / dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy.

Depicts event of January 25, 1774 when Boston Commissioner of Customs John Malcom (or Malcomb) was tarred and feathered and hung out his window by an angry mob.

Vaux-Hall / drawn by T. Rowlandson ; aquatinto by F. Jukes ; engraved by R. Pollard.

Vaux-Hall / drawn by T. Rowlandson ; aquatinto by F. Jukes ; engraved ...

Print showing large crowd gathered before a pavilion in Vauxhall Gardens where Mrs. Weichsel (Billington) is singing, in the lower left, Dr. Johnson is seated at a table, eating, facing front, with James Boswel... More

Ukie Kinryūzan ichi no zu

Ukie Kinryūzan ichi no zu

Print shows a large throng of people at the open-air marketplace at Kinryūzan. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Horizontal Oban... More

Ukie kinryūzan ichi no zu

Ukie kinryūzan ichi no zu

Print shows a large throng of people at the open-air marketplace at Kinryūzan. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: horizontal Oban... More

Tōto ryōgokubashi yūsuzumi no zu

Tōto ryōgokubashi yūsuzumi no zu

Print shows crowded waterfront scene with pedestrians on the promenade, on the Rogoku Bridge, and waiting in stalls, possibly for boats. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored... More

Shinpan ukie shiba sinmeigū no zu

Shinpan ukie shiba sinmeigū no zu

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: horizontal Oban Nishikie. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Shinpan kinryūsan niōmon no zu

Shinpan kinryūsan niōmon no zu

Print shows a crowd of pilgrims near gate to the Kinryūzan Temple. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: horizontal Oban Nishikie.... More

Sumidagawa funaasobi

Sumidagawa funaasobi

Print showing a bridge crowded with pedestrians over a river jammed with boats. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: One Panel of a... More

Integrity retiring from office

Integrity retiring from office

The resigning Ministers issue from the arched gateway of the Treasury, led by Pitt (right) who, with an oratorical gesture, holds out a document. Behind him is Dundas (Secretary of State for War), holding Pitt'... More

Fêtes et illuminations aux Champs Elysées, le 18 Juillet 1790 Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp

Fêtes et illuminations aux Champs Elysées, le 18 Juillet 1790 Prieur i...

Print shows illuminated obelisks on the Champs Elysees in Paris, France, during a celebration with a throng of revelers playing games, dancing, and enjoying the festive atmosphere of freedom. Title from item. I... More

Arrestation de Mr. de Launay, gouverneur de la Bastille, le 14 Juillet 1789 Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp

Arrestation de Mr. de Launay, gouverneur de la Bastille, le 14 Juillet...

Print shows a mob of revolutionaries after the storming the Bastille, when late in the afternoon, Governor De Launay, of the Bastille, is arrested and taken away, on the lower left, at the beginning of the Revo... More

Pillage de la Maison de St. Lazare, le lundi 13 Juillet 1789 / [Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp.]

Pillage de la Maison de St. Lazare, le lundi 13 Juillet 1789 / [Prieur...

Print shows a mob of French citizens looting the Maison de St. Lazare at the beginning of the Revolution in 1789. Title from item. Trimmed to edge of image, to include title, but not artist statements. Illustra... More

Fédération générale faite à Paris, le 14 Juillet 1790 / Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp.

Fédération générale faite à Paris, le 14 Juillet 1790 / Prieur inv. & ...

Print shows the first festival of federation, a celebration organized to commemorate the fall of the Bastille and to express French unity under the revolution; shows a large triumphal arch at left center, a cer... More

Pillage de la Maison de St. Lazare, le lundi 13 Juillet 1789 / Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp.

Pillage de la Maison de St. Lazare, le lundi 13 Juillet 1789 / Prieur ...

Print shows a mob of French citizens looting the Maison de St. Lazare at the beginning of the Revolution in 1789. Title from item. Illustration from: Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolutio... More

Prise de la Bastille, le 14 Juillet 1789 Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp

Prise de la Bastille, le 14 Juillet 1789 Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthaul...

Print shows a mob of revolutionaries storming the Bastille at the beginning of the Revolution in 1789. Title from item. Illustration from: Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolution française... More

More miseries. Being pinned up to a door, round the neck, by the horns of an enraged overdriven ox.

More miseries. Being pinned up to a door, round the neck, by the horns...

More miseries - pinned up to a door by an overworked ox Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Bartholomew Fair

Bartholomew Fair

The fun of the Fair is represented in full swing, and the humours of the scenes displayed on all sides are seized and hit off with the usual felicity of both artists. The noise, disorder, and misrule of the fes... More

A sale of English beauties in the East Indies

A sale of English beauties in the East Indies

The scene is supposed to be drawn from one of the landing-places in the East Indies. A merchantman has arrived with a cargo which has proved a source of excitement and attraction to residents of all classes. Th... More

Tentand via est qua me quoque possim tollere humo

Tentand via est qua me quoque possim tollere humo

A fantastic scene in Oxford representing Grenville's installation as Chancellor, which took place at Commemoration, 3 July 1810. Grenville rises in a balloon above a vast applauding crowd; his inflated and sphe... More

Bacon faced fellows of brazen nose, broke loose

Bacon faced fellows of brazen nose, broke loose

The Fellows of Brasenose are drawn, with unusual unction, issuing from their Hall and through the archways of the Colleges, dressed in their academic guise, and pouring forth like a sable stream of erudition. T... More

Bacon faced fellows of brazen nose, broke loose

Bacon faced fellows of brazen nose, broke loose

The Fellows of Brasenose are drawn, with unusual unction, issuing from their Hall and through the archways of the Colleges, dressed in their academic guise, and pouring forth like a sable stream of erudition. T... More

Ludwig XVIII König von Frankreich in Paris

Ludwig XVIII König von Frankreich in Paris

Print shows King Louis XVIII standing on a balcony and a crowd below watching a hot air balloon in the distance.

Grand manœuver! (The) : Or the rogues march to the Island of Elba

Grand manœuver! (The) : Or the rogues march to the Island of Elba

A devil is to convey Napoleon, who is being treated like a disgraced officer, to Elba, where a gallows awaits him. Talleyrand, the adroit turncoat survivor, looks gloatingly pleased. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Ludwig XVIII König von Frankreich in Paris

Ludwig XVIII König von Frankreich in Paris

Print shows King Louis XVIII standing on a balcony and a crowd below watching a hot air balloon in the distance. Title from item. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Prints and Drawings. Accession box no. DLC/P... More

The English dance of death, second volume. Plate 12. Death's door

The English dance of death, second volume. Plate 12. Death's door

Death's bony person is half thrust through his portals which lead to the grave as he has been disturbed by a boisterous summons thundered at his gate. He seems quite shocked at the importunities of a crowd of u... More

The English dance of death, first volume, Plate 24: The masquerade

The English dance of death, first volume, Plate 24: The masquerade

A masked ball is represented at its height, gaily attended, and held in the Pantheon or some similar building. A dance is proceeding ; the most diversified scenes meet the eye on all sides, and Rowlandson has g... More

Ryōgokubashi no nōryō

Ryōgokubashi no nōryō

Print shows a throng of men and women standing on or crossing the Ryōgoku Bridge during a festival or celebration. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists... More

The Colonel electioneering. How to get a vote, or going fixed for the purpose / drawn & engraved by H. Alken.

The Colonel electioneering. How to get a vote, or going fixed for the ...

Print shows a man at center, assumed to be Davy Crockett, standing on a busy commercial street, offering one man a drink and another man tobacco, while campaigning for political office. Two dogs have stopped to... More

The doctor seizing lawyer Murphy

The doctor seizing lawyer Murphy

Illustration of a street scene in which one man seizes another by his collar, while a crowd of people watch. No copyright information found with item. Signed in plate, lower center: George Cruikshank. Title ins... More

Trip to Epsom

Trip to Epsom

Drawing shows crowds of people on horseback or in wagons and one stagecoach full of passengers in front of the classic screen at Hyde Park, London. Title from item. Inscribed in black ink at bottom: Engraved. N... More

Male figure laid over a barrel with crowd looking on

Male figure laid over a barrel with crowd looking on

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1941:0074). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Cover of "76" Quick Step

Cover of "76" Quick Step

Cover of "76" Quick Step. Lithograph by Thayer and Son. Performed by the Boston Brass Band at the dedication to the Monument, June 17, 1843, and dedicated to Bunker Hill Monument Association. The drawing was pr... More

The returns of the election

The returns of the election

On item: This plate is intended to represent the returns of the presidential election as they will be received in Philadelphia; the different States are represented by balloons; the States of Virginia, N-York &... More

The first shilling day - coming out

The first shilling day - coming out

Men and women collecting their abandoned belongings after viewing the Exhibition. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The opening of the Great Industrial Exhibition of all nations

The opening of the Great Industrial Exhibition of all nations

On item: The view is taken from the South West Gallery, at the time when Archbishop is offering up a Prayer for the Divine blessing upon the objects of this Great Exhibition. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Odds & ends, in, out, & about, The Great Exhibition of 1851

Odds & ends, in, out, & about, The Great Exhibition of 1851

Four scenes going in and out of the Great Exhibition. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The first shilling day - going in

The first shilling day - going in

An enormous crowd of men and women rushing into the Great Exhibition, hats, boots, umbrellas and other ephemera left behind in their hurry to enter the building. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

London in 1851

London in 1851

A view of Piccadilly, the street utterly blocked with carriages and crowds of pedestrians, all attempting to make their way to the Great Exhibition, men and women crowding the windows of the buildings, a banner... More

[Interior view of the Crystal Palace during the Great Industrial Exhibition of 1851 showing statues on the sides, fountain at center with a large tree in the background, and crowds of spectators]

[Interior view of the Crystal Palace during the Great Industrial Exhib...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink on lower right margin : "420063". Transfer; Smithsonian Institution; (DLC/PP-1942:063) Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).