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Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man in the moon at large

Print shows Edmund Burke sitting at a desk on a crescent moon, holding a quill pen, an open "pamphlet" and an inkwell are on the desk, broken chains hang from his wrists; a scene on the front of the desk, label... more

The OP spectacles / Cruikshank del.

Satire showing head of Clifford with two circles representing huge spectacles, "Old house old prices & no private boxes" and "Old house old prices & no pigeon holes," over his eyes. Each circle contains a symme... more

[Un officier allemand portant un drapeau, accompagné d'un tambour, d'un fifre et de deux soldats] / DH.

Five German soldiers, one carrying a sword, one playing the fife, a drummer whose drum bears Hopfer's initials, one carrying a flag, and one carrying a halberd.


Print portrays the mythological story of Icarus showing him falling from the sky over a large river. Includes four lines of verse.

The fumbler's clubb

Print shows a group of men, a nursemaid and a housemaid admiring a "baby" which is actually a cat wrapped in swaddling. Text under image is satire of man, unable to father children, who thinks a cat is his child.

St. Christopher

St. Christopher walking through water with cherub on shoulder.

Varie figure di Jacopo Callot, fecit

Ten people standing around table with a man selling small prints(?).

[The captain]

Print shows Capitano, a stock character in the Commedia dell'arte, with theatrical stage set and spectators in background.

[Capricci di varie figure, no. 2] / di Jacopo Callot ... .

Prints depicting various characters such as comedians and soldiers.

[Vue du Louvre] / Callot, fec.

The Louvre, Paris, France, with many boats on the Seine in foreground, during annual jousting contest.

Evgentliche Abbildung ...

Anti-Catholic lampoon, in which a bloated Catholic prelate regurgitates cities that have fallen to the Swedes, from their support of Stralsund (1628) to the capture of Bad Kreuznach, 20 (O.S. 10) February 1632.

[St. Jerome beside a pollard willow] / Rembrandt.

Print shows a bearded St. Jerome seated, at work on his books at the foot of a large tree trunk. A lion looks out from behind the tree.

[Flight into Egypt: night piece]

Print shows Joseph, holding a lantern, leading a donkey on which Mary and Jesus are riding.

Der K:M: von Schweden und dero armee wǔnderbarer zǔg zwölff Meilen über das gefrorne Meer nemlich aǔβJüttland in Fühnen und Seeland

Broadside of map showing surprise attack by the Swedish, troop movements, and battles in Seelant (Zeeland) in the Netherlands, and Funen (Fyn) and SuderJutland (Jutland) in Denmark, in January and February, 1658.

A contented cuckold in the new fashion

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

Het lusthuys van Pater Peters, en de Jesuwijten en Munniken, ontdekt door / William Loggan fec. & Oxonia.

Print shows scene in a bawdy house of pleasure frequented by Father Petre, Jesuits, and monks, where they mingle and dine with such figures as: Wantonness, Avarice, Sloth, Fury, and Vanity. Priests engage in la... more

Arlequin sur l'Hippogryphe a la croisade Lojoliste Armée van den heylige lingue voor der jesuiten monarchy.

Print shows Louis XIV as the harlequin, with pegged leg, riding on the "hippogryphe" or jackass, leading a holy crusade. He wears a large biretta that also fits over the head of James II sitting behind him; the... more

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

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

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

Louis d'Or

Print shows Louis XIV sitting at a table, resting on his left elbow. He appears to be asleep, but may be reading a letter, "Mon Cousin...recompense de Ure service ...", lying on the table with two money bags an... more

The drunkard's coat of arms

Print shows a coat of arms devised for a drunkard. A poem, entitled "The Drunkard - display'd" is printed below the image.

Vue et description de la ville de Meaco capitale du Japon avec d'autres particularitez du pays

Prints shows views of Meaco (Kyoto) and Saccai (Sakai), scenes of Christians being tortured, a Japanese wedding ceremony, and a temple in Sakai, and a plan of Dejima trading island; also includes descriptions o... more

By veele zit de kei in't Hooft om dat men in de Wind gelooft

Print shows scatalogical images, primarily involving defecation. Verses relate to each image.

Balli di Sfessania 'di Jacomo Callot / Jac. Callot, in., fe.

Title page showing characters in a comic performance.

Balli di Sfessania 'di Jacomo Callot

Prints depicting various characters in comic performances.

A touch of the times

Print shows a woman playing cards with a monkey dressed as a man, two figures in masquerade attend to them, above and in the background are a musician, a man and a woman, and a cuckold, also seated is an owl sm... more