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We are all a comeing or Scotch coal for ever / Sawney McAdam, invt. et fect., British Cartoon Print

We are all a comeing or Scotch coal for ever / Sawney McAdam, invt. et...

"This etching exhibits the road "From Edinbr. to Londo[n]" and many coaches, carts, and other carriages, going southwards..." (Source: Stephens) [By the Marquis Townshend] Related to event dated 1761 in Stephen... More

Political electricity; or, an historical & prophetical print in the year 1770 / Bute & Wilkes invent. ; Mercurius & Appeles fect., British Cartoon Print

Political electricity; or, an historical & prophetical print in the ye...

Detail showing convicts consisting of lords, esquires, and attorneys, in chains, boarding ship, for transport from England to Georgia, under the reign of King George III. Detail of British Museum Cartoon Collec... More

[A Native American presents map to Europe?] / R.R. inv & fect.

[A Native American presents map to Europe?] / R.R. inv & fect.

Print shows the interior of a temple, a Native bowing on one knee and presenting a map to a female figure (Liberty?) sitting on a throne on a pedestal and holding a long staff topped with a liberty cap; a cheru... More

Lady Betty Besom, Bath / Matt[?] Darly fect. ag fort., British Cartoon Print

Lady Betty Besom, Bath / Matt[?] Darly fect. ag fort., British Cartoon...

Caricature showing Juliana Popjoy, aka Lady Betty Besom, riding sidesaddle as she leaps over a wall, "The sacred Boundary of Discretion." We see only her enormous wig from behind. Title from item. Forms part of... More

War of posts / T. Colley, fect., British Cartoon Print

War of posts / T. Colley, fect., British Cartoon Print

Print shows the new ministers, Pitt, Keppel, Conway, Burke, Fox, and Richmond riding on wooden posts and cannon drive, with the aid of a devil, the old ministers, Nick, Sandwich, Amherst, North, and Mansfield i... More

The heroic Charlotte la Cordé, upon her trial,... / Js. Gy., desn. et fect., British Cartoon Print

The heroic Charlotte la Cordé, upon her trial,... / Js. Gy., desn. et ...

"The interior of the Revolutionary Tribunal crowded with figures. Charlotte Corday (right) stands at the bar, a raised circular stone platform, her wrists linked by a chain, addressing her judges (left), who li... More

The heroic Charlotte la Cordé, upon her trial, at the bar of the revolutionary tribunal of Paris, July 17, 1793 / Js. Gy. desn. et fect., British Cartoon Print

The heroic Charlotte la Cordé, upon her trial, at the bar of the revol...

Print shows Charlotte Corday standing before the judges of the Revolutionary Tribunal with the body of Marat which lying between them. She responds to the Tribunal, "Wretches, I did not expect to appear before ... More

Enter cowslip with a bowl of cream. Vide Brandenburg Theatricals / Js. Gy., desn. et fect., British Cartoon Print

Enter cowslip with a bowl of cream. Vide Brandenburg Theatricals / Js....

"An enormously fat lady stands in profile to the left, holding a bowl (resembling a punch-bowl), her left hand on her hip, holding up the frilled apron which drapes her quilted petticoat..." (Source: George) Th... More

The great South Sea caterpillar, transform'd into a Bath butterfly / Js.G. desn. et fect., British Cartoon Print

The great South Sea caterpillar, transform'd into a Bath butterfly / J...

Cartoon shows the metamorphosis of Sir Joseph Banks from a caterpillar to a butterfly upon his investiture with the Order of the Bath as a result of his South Sea expedition. Draped with the ribbon, and wearing... More

High-change in Bond Street, - ou- la Politesse du Grande Monde / Js. Gy d: et fect., British Cartoon Print

High-change in Bond Street, - ou- la Politesse du Grande Monde / Js. G...

Fashionably dressed pedestrians on Bond Street. In the foreground, five men crowd a woman and girl off the sidewalk as they leer at them. The women, seen from the back, are oddly dressed. In the background, thr... More

The Orangerie; - or - the Dutch Cupid reposing after the fatigues of Planting / Js. Gy. inv: et fect., British Cartoon Print

The Orangerie; - or - the Dutch Cupid reposing after the fatigues of P...

William V, Prince of Orange, as a fat, naked Cupid, reclining on a platform of grass and flowers and leaning on a bag of money marked 24,000,000 ducats. In the foreground are a number of orange plants with each... More

The dissolution; or The alchymist producing an ætherial representation / Js Gy, des. et fect., British Cartoon Print

The dissolution; or The alchymist producing an ætherial representation...

"Pitt as an alchemist, but dressed as usual, sits in his laboratory blowing a furnace with bellows formed of a royal crown..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Pol... More

Titianus redivivus;-or-the seven-wise-men consulting the new Venetian oracle ; a scene in the Academic Grove, No. 1 / Js. Gy., invt. & fect., British Cartoon Print

Titianus redivivus;-or-the seven-wise-men consulting the new Venetian ...

Allegorical British satire on the 'Venetian secret', or the secret of Titian's coloring, which Mary Ann Provis discovered, showing woman painting a goblin-like bearded figure intended as Titian, above group of ... More

Loyal souls; or A peep into the mess-room, at St. James's / Js Gy, d. & fect., British Cartoon Print

Loyal souls; or A peep into the mess-room, at St. James's / Js Gy, d. ...

"Fifteen officers sit round a roughly made table on which are decanters of fruit..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in t... More

Hero's recruiting at Kelsey's; - or- Guard-Day at St. James's / Js. Gy. ad vivam fect., British Cartoon Print

Hero's recruiting at Kelsey's; - or- Guard-Day at St. James's / Js. Gy...

Two officers, on a tall, lanky, elderly man and the other a child, sit facing each other eating sweets at a confectioner's. A third officer, fat and knock-kneed, stands guard in the doorway. The windows of the ... More

The nuptial-bower; - with the evil-one, peeping at the charms of Eden, from Milton / Js. Gy. inv. & fect.

The nuptial-bower; - with the evil-one, peeping at the charms of Eden,...

Cartoon shows William Pitt escorting Eleanor Eden to a vine-shaded bower within which are three large sacks with the British pound symbol on them, possibly representing Pitt's debt. Bunches of grapes, crowns, a... More

New morality; or The promis'd installment of the high-priest of the Theophilanthropes, with the homage of Leviathan and his suite / Js. Gillray, inv. & fect., British Cartoon Print

New morality; or The promis'd installment of the high-priest of the Th...

Print shows French politician and Theophilanthropist Louis Marie la Révellière-Lépaux standing on a three-legged stool perched upon a stone dais reading Religion de la N[ature] to surrounding caricatures of peo... More

The Union Club / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect., British Cartoon Print

The Union Club / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect., British Cartoon Print

"A drunken debauch in the new Union Club, see No. 9698..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in the Department of Prints an... More

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 Cognocenti contemplating ye Beauties of ye Antique / Js. Gillray--invt--& fect., British Cartoon Print

A Cognocenti contemplating ye Beauties of ye Antique / Js. Gillray--in...

An elderly Sir William Hamilton inspecting his antiquities, all of which refer to his wife, Lady Emma Hamilton and her lover, Lord Horatio Nelson. In the background hang four pictures on the wall: "Cleopatra", ... More

Blowing up the Pic Nic's;--or--Harlequin Quixotte attacking the puppets / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect ., British Cartoon Print

Blowing up the Pic Nic's;--or--Harlequin Quixotte attacking the puppet...

"Sheridan leads the forces of the professionals against the amateurs of the Pic Nic Society, who are performing on a small, elegant stage, rising (without orchestra) from the boards in the foreground where thes... More

Dilettanti-theatricals:--or--a peep at the Green Room.--vide, Pic-Nic-Orgies-- / Js. Gillray, inv. & fect., British Cartoon Print

Dilettanti-theatricals:--or--a peep at the Green Room.--vide, Pic-Nic-...

"A crowded scene, the amateurs of the Pic Nic Society are dressing and rehearsing..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in ... More

Buonaparte, 48 hours after landing!--Vide John Bulls home-stroke, armed en masse / Js. Gillray des. & fect., British Cartoon Print

Buonaparte, 48 hours after landing!--Vide John Bulls home-stroke, arme...

Head of Napoleon dripping blood, held high on a pitch fork by a British volunteer soldier, "John Bull." Other volunteers gather around. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Doctor Sangrado curing John Bull of repletion-with the kind offices of young Clysterpipe & Little Boney - a hint from Gil Blas / Js. Gillray invt. & fect.

Doctor Sangrado curing John Bull of repletion-with the kind offices of...

Cartoon showing Addington saying, "courage John Bull-courage", as he bleeds arm of John Bull, who is supported by Hawkesbury, who repeats "courage Johnny". Napoleon holds out his hat to catch the blood, "West I... More

Death of the Corsican fox--Scene the last of the Royal-Hunt / Js. Gillray. inv & fect.

Death of the Corsican fox--Scene the last of the Royal-Hunt / Js. Gill...

King George III as a huntsman, holds up to a pack of hounds a fox with the head of Napoleon. Hounds' collars inscribed with names of naval leaders "Nelson," "Sydney S. Gardner," "Cornwallis." Men on horseback l... More

L'assemblée nationale: - or - grand co-operation meeting at St. Ann's Hill. Respectfully dedicated to the admirers of "A Broad-Bottom'd Administration" / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect., British Cartoon Print

L'assemblée nationale: - or - grand co-operation meeting at St. Ann's ...

Print shows a reception given by Charles James Fox and wife for various groups and friends of the Prince of Wales, all opposed to the government. Title from item. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British... More

Ci-devant occupations-or-Madame Taliah and the Empress Josephine dancing naked before Barrass in the winter of 1797.-A fact! / Js Gillray dest & fect., British Cartoon Print

Ci-devant occupations-or-Madame Taliah and the Empress Josephine danci...

Josephine and Madame Tallien dance naked behind transparent drapery while Napoleon and Barras watch. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Matrimonial-harmonics / Js. Gillray, des. & fect., James Gillray

Matrimonial-harmonics / Js. Gillray, des. & fect., James Gillray

Illus. in: The works of James Gillray, from the original plates ... London : Printed for H.G. Bohn ..., 1851, v. 1, plate 539.

Pacific -overtures,--or-a flight from St. Cloud's--"over the water to Charley,"--a new dramatic peace now rehearsing / Js. Gillray, fect., British Cartoon Print

Pacific -overtures,--or-a flight from St. Cloud's--"over the water to ...

"The stage, flanked by the stage-boxes, extends across the design, the base of which is the orchestra, where the new Ministry perform ..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Cata... 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 rehearsal or the baron and the elephant / G. Cruikshank, fect.

The rehearsal or the baron and the elephant / G. Cruikshank, fect.

A satire on the Covent Garden pantomime of 1812-13, which caused a sensation by the performance of an elephant. The elephant crushes under a fore-foot a bust of Shakespeare and a number of open books. Baron Ger... More

Preparing John Bull for general congress / G. Cruikshank, fect., British Cartoon Print

Preparing John Bull for general congress / G. Cruikshank, fect., Briti...

"John Bull, a giant beset by pigmies, sits on a bank with his back against a massive oak, his legs wide apart..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Pe... More

The theatrical atlas / G. Cruikshank fect., British Cartoon Print

The theatrical atlas / G. Cruikshank fect., British Cartoon Print

Edmund Kean, as the humpbacked Richard III, standing on a large book labeled Shakespear, with a model of Drury Lane Theatre, a massive block labeled Whitbreads Intire, on his head. Forms part of : British Carto... More

John Bull's three stages or, from good to bad & from bad to worse / G. Cruikshank fect., British Cartoon Print

John Bull's three stages or, from good to bad & from bad to worse / G....

Three section print showing John Bull and his family eating a large meal before the war, eating less during the war, and with bones on plates during peace time. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collectio... More

State physicians bleeding John Bull to death!! / G. Cruikshank fect. ; Invd. by Yedis., British Cartoon Print

State physicians bleeding John Bull to death!! / G. Cruikshank fect. ;...

Vansittart and Castlereagh, as surgeons, bleeding coins from the arms of John Bull. The coins are collected by Prince Leopold, Princess Charlotte, a tiny McMahon, a Chinese mandarin, and the gouty Regent. Broug... More

A German mountebank blowing his own trumpet at a Dutch concert of 500 piano fortes!! / Yedis, invt. ; G. Cruikshank, fect., British Cartoon Print

A German mountebank blowing his own trumpet at a Dutch concert of 500 ...

"Logier, the music-master, is delivering one of his musical lectures with demonstrations by his pupils..." (Source: George); with integral text leaf. The title continues: or A natural [followed by A natural in ... More

The Logierian system, or unveiling the new light to ye musical world!! With the discovery of a general thoro' base [altered to bass]discord in the old school / Desigd by P H-- ; G. Cruikshank, fect.

The Logierian system, or unveiling the new light to ye musical world!!...

"Logier, with two supporters, stands on a platform, drawing aside a curtain from irradiated woman's head, with classical features and a laurel wreath..." (Source: George)

The freedom of election or hunt-ing for popularity and plumpers for Maxwell / [I. R.] Cruikshank, delt. & fect., British Cartoon Print

The freedom of election or hunt-ing for popularity and plumpers for Ma...

Print shows two candidates in the Westminster election, Henry Hunt and Murray Maxwell, addressing a crowd (Source: George) Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in the Department of Prints and D... More

Dandies dressing / I. R. Cruikshank fect., British Cartoon Print

Dandies dressing / I. R. Cruikshank fect., British Cartoon Print

Six men dressing in grotesque attire. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress)

Monstrosities of 1818 / G. Cruikshank fect., British Cartoon Print

Monstrosities of 1818 / G. Cruikshank fect., British Cartoon Print

Print shows unusual clothing styles in men's and women's fashions, particularly dresses and hats. Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

The Hombourg waltz, with characteristic sketches of family dancing / Knahskiurc, fect., British Cartoon Print

The Hombourg waltz, with characteristic sketches of family dancing / K...

"Members of the Royal family at an informal dance, the centre couple being Princess Elizabeth, grotesquely stout, and the Prince of Hesse-Homburg, who grasps her dress, unable to reach her waist..." (Source: Ge... More

The Massacre of Peterloo! Or a specimen of English liberty, August 16th, 1819 / / Marks, fect., British Cartoon Print

The Massacre of Peterloo! Or a specimen of English liberty, August 16t...

Print showing the Manchester Yeomanry slashing and beating a crowd gathered to demand parliamentary reform as the Riot Act is read from a window. Title from item. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British... More

The blessing of new taxes!!! / Marks fect., British Cartoon Print

The blessing of new taxes!!! / Marks fect., British Cartoon Print

John Bull, holding a pipe and a frothing tankard, is beset by the Regent and Ministers. Sidmouth furtively takes the pipe from his hand, looking over John's head at the Regent who extends his hand to seize the ... More

The funeral procession of the rump / G. Cruikshank invt. et fect., British Cartoon Print

The funeral procession of the rump / G. Cruikshank invt. et fect., Bri...

A satire on the defeat of Hobhouse by Lamb at the Westminster Election. The Rump, or remnant of Reformers, is represented by the hind-quarters of a cart-horse, with its hoofs in the air, carried on a knacker's ... More

A high wind in the park! / J. Baker fect., British Cartoon Print

A high wind in the park! / J. Baker fect., British Cartoon Print

Print shows a strong wind blowing down men, women, and children, catching up dresses, hats, and umbrellas, and tearing limbs from trees. Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Libra... More

Ah! Sure such a pair was never seen so justly form'd to meet by nature---Old Sherry--- / Broom [Brougham] invt. ; G. Cruikshank, fect., British Cartoon Print

Ah! Sure such a pair was never seen so justly form'd to meet by nature...

"From two huge green bags, pear-shaped and broad-based, emerge respectively the heads of the King and Queen..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Dedicated to Old Bags [Eldon]. ... 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

The cunning and happy family / J.L. Marks, fect., British Cartoon Print

The cunning and happy family / J.L. Marks, fect., British Cartoon Prin...

Print shows Lady Conyngham sitting on a sofa with George IV sitting on her lap, kissing her, they are flanked by Conyngham's daughters, Lady Elizabeth, on the right, and Lady Maria, behind the sofa, on the left... More

Humming all the trade is or The modern alchymist / T. J. [Jones] fect., British Cartoon Print

Humming all the trade is or The modern alchymist / T. J. [Jones] fect....

"The alchemist (Allen) stands, spade in hand, in his laboratory, left arm extended oratorically ..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satire... More

Select vestry comforts / Thos Jones, fect., British Cartoon Print

Select vestry comforts / Thos Jones, fect., British Cartoon Print

"Eight of the select vestry of St. Paul's, Covent Garden, dine in the Vestry Room, while the beadle blocks the doorway on the extreme right ..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George... More

Volcian Campagna / Jno. G. Chapman, fect. Roma.

Volcian Campagna / Jno. G. Chapman, fect. Roma.

Print shows a woman praying at a cross as people travel with donkeys through a rural landscape with ruins in the distance. Signed in pencil. Title from item. Date based on period when Chapman lived in Italy. Am... More

Appian Way / Jno. G. Chapman, fect. Roma.

Appian Way / Jno. G. Chapman, fect. Roma.

Print shows a stone house and ruins along the Appian Way. Title from item. Signed in pencil. Title in Beall: Via Appia. Date based on period when Chapman lived in Italy. American prints in the Library of Congre... More

Political electricity; or, an historical & prophetical print in the year 1770 / Bute and Wilkes invent. ; Veridicus & Junius fect., British Cartoon Print

Political electricity; or, an historical & prophetical print in the ye...

Print shows a variety of scenes relating to the politics and government of England and how their actions at home and abroad may result in the loss of the American colonies; scene numbered 24 depicts Boston, Mas... More

Political electricity; or, an historical & prophetical print in the year 1770 / Bute and Wilkes invent. ; Veridicus & Junius fect., British Cartoon Print

Political electricity; or, an historical & prophetical print in the ye...

Print shows a variety of scenes relating to the politics and government of England and how their actions at home and abroad may result in the loss of the American colonies; scene numbered 24 depicts Boston, Mas... More

Maniac-raving's-or-Little Boney in a strong fit / Js. Gillray inv. & fect., British Cartoon Print

Maniac-raving's-or-Little Boney in a strong fit / Js. Gillray inv. & f...

Cartoon showing Napoleon in a fury over relations between France and England. Catalog of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 8, no. 9998 Forms part of: Brit... More

Maniac-raving's-or-Little Boney in a strong fit / Js. Gillray inv. & fect., British Cartoon Print

Maniac-raving's-or-Little Boney in a strong fit / Js. Gillray inv. & f...

Cartoon showing Napoleon in a fury over relations between France and England. Catalog of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 8, no. 9998 Forms part of: Brit... More

Sandwich-Carrots! - dainty Sandwich-Carrots / Js. Gy. ad vivam fect., British Cartoon Print

Sandwich-Carrots! - dainty Sandwich-Carrots / Js. Gy. ad vivam fect., ...

A buxom girl pushing a wheelbarrow of carrots along Bond Street, looking over her shoulder at an older man, possibly the son of John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, who is tugging at her apron. In the background... More

Sandwich-Carrots! - dainty Sandwich-Carrots / Js. Gy. ad vivam fect., British Cartoon Print

Sandwich-Carrots! - dainty Sandwich-Carrots / Js. Gy. ad vivam fect., ...

A buxom girl pushing a wheelbarrow of carrots along Bond Street, looking over her shoulder at an older man, possibly the son of John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, who is tugging at her apron. In the background... More

Britannia between death and the doctor's / Js Gillray inv. & fect., British Cartoon Print

Britannia between death and the doctor's / Js Gillray inv. & fect., Br...

A faint Britannia seated on bed with three "doctors," William Pitt kicking Henry Addington and stepping on Charles James Fox. The figure of death, with Napoleon's head, strides from behind bed curtains. Catalog... More

Britannia between death and the doctor's / Js Gillray inv. & fect., British Cartoon Print

Britannia between death and the doctor's / Js Gillray inv. & fect., Br...

A faint Britannia seated on bed with three "doctors," William Pitt kicking Henry Addington and stepping on Charles James Fox. The figure of death, with Napoleon's head, strides from behind bed curtains. Catalog... More

Britannia between Scylla & Charybdis. or - The vessel of the Constitution steered clear of the Rock of Democracy, and the Whirlpool of Arbitrary-Power / Js. Gy. desn. et fect. pro bono publico., British Cartoon Print

Britannia between Scylla & Charybdis. or - The vessel of the Constitut...

Pitt steering small boat, The Constitution, which also carries Britannia, towards a castle with a flag inscribed "Haven of Public Happiness". They are pursued by Sheridan, Fox, and Priestley, who are sharks, do... More

Britannia between Scylla & Charybdis. or - The vessel of the Constitution steered clear of the Rock of Democracy, and the Whirlpool of Arbitrary-Power / Js. Gy. desn. et fect. pro bono publico., British Cartoon Print

Britannia between Scylla & Charybdis. or - The vessel of the Constitut...

Pitt steering small boat, The Constitution, which also carries Britannia, towards a castle with a flag inscribed "Haven of Public Happiness". They are pursued by Sheridan, Fox, and Priestley, who are sharks, do... More

President's Levee, or all Creation going to the White House / Robert Cruikshank fect.

President's Levee, or all Creation going to the White House / Robert C...

Crowd in front of White House during Andrew Jackson's first inaugural reception in 1829. Reference copy in WASHINGTONIANA - LOT 4386 59E. Illus. in: The Playfair papers. London : Saunders and Otley, 1841, v. 2,... More

President's Levee, or all Creation going to the White House / Robert Cruikshank fect.

President's Levee, or all Creation going to the White House / Robert C...

Crowd in front of White House during Andrew Jackson's first inaugural reception in 1829. Reference copy in WASHINGTONIANA - LOT 4386 59E. Illus. in: The Playfair papers. London : Saunders and Otley, 1841, v. 2,... More

The prairie dog sickened at the sting of the hornet or a diplomatic puppet exhibiting his deceptions / J[ames] Akin, fect.

The prairie dog sickened at the sting of the hornet or a diplomatic pu...

James Akin's earliest-known signed cartoon, "The Prairie Dog" is an anti-Jefferson satire, relating to Jefferson's covert negotiations for the purchase of West Florida from Spain in 1804. Jefferson, as a scraw... More

The prairie dog sickened at the sting of the hornet or a diplomatic puppet exhibiting his deceptions / J[ames] Akin, fect.

The prairie dog sickened at the sting of the hornet or a diplomatic pu...

James Akin's earliest-known signed cartoon, "The Prairie Dog" is an anti-Jefferson satire, relating to Jefferson's covert negotiations for the purchase of West Florida from Spain in 1804. Jefferson, as a scraw... More

The prairie dog sickened at the sting of the hornet or a diplomatic puppet exhibiting his deceptions / J[ames] Akin, fect.

The prairie dog sickened at the sting of the hornet or a diplomatic pu...

James Akin's earliest-known signed cartoon, "The Prairie Dog" is an anti-Jefferson satire, relating to Jefferson's covert negotiations for the purchase of West Florida from Spain in 1804. Jefferson, as a scraw... More

The prairie dog sickened at the sting of the hornet or a diplomatic puppet exhibiting his deceptions / J[ames] Akin, fect.

The prairie dog sickened at the sting of the hornet or a diplomatic pu...

James Akin's earliest-known signed cartoon, "The Prairie Dog" is an anti-Jefferson satire, relating to Jefferson's covert negotiations for the purchase of West Florida from Spain in 1804. Jefferson, as a scraw... More

The prairie dog sickened at the sting of the hornet or a diplomatic puppet exhibiting his deceptions / J[ames] Akin, fect.

The prairie dog sickened at the sting of the hornet or a diplomatic pu...

James Akin's earliest-known signed cartoon, "The Prairie Dog" is an anti-Jefferson satire, relating to Jefferson's covert negotiations for the purchase of West Florida from Spain in 1804. Jefferson, as a scraw... More

Following the fashion / Js. Gy. desn. et fect., British Cartoon Print

Following the fashion / Js. Gy. desn. et fect., British Cartoon Print

Two women, one tall and pretty and slim, the other short and fat, wear burlesqued versions of the new fashions. Under each is a supplementary title: (left) St. James's giving the Ton, a soul without a body; (ri... More

Following the fashion / Js. Gy. desn. et fect., British Cartoon Print

Following the fashion / Js. Gy. desn. et fect., British Cartoon Print

Two women, one tall and pretty and slim, the other short and fat, wear burlesqued versions of the new fashions. Under each is a supplementary title: (left) St. James's giving the Ton, a soul without a body; (ri... More

The comforts of a Rumford stove Vide Dr. G-rn-ts lectures / / Js Gillray des. & fect. ad vivum., British Cartoon Print

The comforts of a Rumford stove Vide Dr. G-rn-ts lectures / / Js Gillr...

Cartoon shows full-length view of Count Rumford (Benjamin Thompson), inventor of the Rumford stove, standing with his back to the fire, his coat-tails spread to permit enjoyment from the warmth. Forms part of :... More

The comforts of a Rumford stove Vide Dr. G-rn-ts lectures / / Js Gillray des. & fect. ad vivum., British Cartoon Print

The comforts of a Rumford stove Vide Dr. G-rn-ts lectures / / Js Gillr...

Cartoon shows full-length view of Count Rumford (Benjamin Thompson), inventor of the Rumford stove, standing with his back to the fire, his coat-tails spread to permit enjoyment from the warmth. Forms part of :... More

French liberty - British slavery / Js. Gy. desn. et fect. pro bono publico., British Cartoon Print

French liberty - British slavery / Js. Gy. desn. et fect. pro bono pub...

A design in two compartments. On the left is a lean and ragged sansculotte, seated on a stool before an open hearth ravenously eating raw onions, while he warms his bare toes at the fire. He is rejoicing. On th... More

French liberty - British slavery / Js. Gy. desn. et fect. pro bono publico., British Cartoon Print

French liberty - British slavery / Js. Gy. desn. et fect. pro bono pub...

A design in two compartments. On the left is a lean and ragged sansculotte, seated on a stool before an open hearth ravenously eating raw onions, while he warms his bare toes at the fire. He is rejoicing. On th... More

Scientific researches! - New discoveries in pneumaticks! - or - An experimental lecture on the powers of air / /Js. Gillray inv. & fect., British Cartoon Print

Scientific researches! - New discoveries in pneumaticks! - or - An exp...

A satire on the fashionable lectures at the Royal Institution, showing Thomas Young(?), doing an experiment, holding Sir J.C. Hippisley by his nose, and applying to his mouth a tube from an apparatus in which a... More

Scientific researches! - New discoveries in pneumaticks! - or - An experimental lecture on the powers of air / /Js. Gillray inv. & fect., British Cartoon Print

Scientific researches! - New discoveries in pneumaticks! - or - An exp...

A satire on the fashionable lectures at the Royal Institution, showing Thomas Young(?), doing an experiment, holding Sir J.C. Hippisley by his nose, and applying to his mouth a tube from an apparatus in which a... More

British valour and Yankee boasting or, Shannon versus Chesapeake / G. Cruikshank fect., British Cartoon Print

British valour and Yankee boasting or, Shannon versus Chesapeake / G. ...

Cartoon shows a British boarding party routing the crew of the Chesapeake; in a matter of minutes the crew was subdued and the British flag hoisted. The Americans are portrayed as hapless and cowardly. Pub[lish... More

British valour and Yankee boasting or, Shannon versus Chesapeake / G. Cruikshank fect., British Cartoon Print

British valour and Yankee boasting or, Shannon versus Chesapeake / G. ...

Cartoon shows a British boarding party routing the crew of the Chesapeake; in a matter of minutes the crew was subdued and the British flag hoisted. The Americans are portrayed as hapless and cowardly. Pub[lish... More

British valour and Yankee boasting or, Shannon versus Chesapeake / G. Cruikshank fect., British Cartoon Print

British valour and Yankee boasting or, Shannon versus Chesapeake / G. ...

Cartoon shows a British boarding party routing the crew of the Chesapeake; in a matter of minutes the crew was subdued and the British flag hoisted. The Americans are portrayed as hapless and cowardly. Pub[lish... More

The grand coronation procession of Napoleone the 1st, Emperor of France, from the Church of Notre-Dame, Decr. 2d. 1804 / Js. Gillray inv. & fect., British Cartoon Print

The grand coronation procession of Napoleone the 1st, Emperor of Franc...

Caricature showing procession, with Napoleon and Josephine in center, headed by members of the Imperial family, followed by Talleyrand and his wife, and a dejected Pope Pius VII. Napoleon's train is supported b... More

The grand coronation procession of Napoleone the 1st, Emperor of France, from the Church of Notre-Dame, Decr. 2d. 1804 / Js. Gillray inv. & fect., British Cartoon Print

The grand coronation procession of Napoleone the 1st, Emperor of Franc...

Caricature showing procession, with Napoleon and Josephine in center, headed by members of the Imperial family, followed by Talleyrand and his wife, and a dejected Pope Pius VII. Napoleon's train is supported b... More

The grand coronation procession of Napoleone the 1st, Emperor of France, from the Church of Notre-Dame, Decr. 2d. 1804 / Js. Gillray inv. & fect., British Cartoon Print

The grand coronation procession of Napoleone the 1st, Emperor of Franc...

Caricature showing procession, with Napoleon and Josephine in center, headed by members of the Imperial family, followed by Talleyrand and his wife, and a dejected Pope Pius VII. Napoleon's train is supported b... More

Tom Paine's nightly pest / Js. Gy. design et fect. - pro bono publico., British Cartoon Print

Tom Paine's nightly pest / Js. Gy. design et fect. - pro bono publico....

Tom Paine asleep, having a nightmare in which three faceless judges, illuminated by rays of light issuing from the scales of justice, unfurl scrolls listing charges and punishments; behind judges are gallows an... More

Tom Paine's nightly pest / Js. Gy. design et fect. - pro bono publico., British Cartoon Print

Tom Paine's nightly pest / Js. Gy. design et fect. - pro bono publico....

Tom Paine asleep, having a nightmare in which three faceless judges, illuminated by rays of light issuing from the scales of justice, unfurl scrolls listing charges and punishments; behind judges are gallows an... More

The belligerent plenipo's / T. Colley, fect.

The belligerent plenipo's / T. Colley, fect.

Cartoon shows America, on the right, represented by an Indian, celebrating her new acquisition, half of the English king's crown, while her allies, the King of France, a Dutchman, and a Spaniard complain at hav... More

The belligerent plenipo's / T. Colley, fect.

The belligerent plenipo's / T. Colley, fect.

Cartoon shows America, on the right, represented by an Indian, celebrating her new acquisition, half of the English king's crown, while her allies, the King of France, a Dutchman, and a Spaniard complain at hav... More

The belligerent plenipo's / T. Colley, fect.

The belligerent plenipo's / T. Colley, fect.

Cartoon shows America, on the right, represented by an Indian, celebrating her new acquisition, half of the English king's crown, while her allies, the King of France, a Dutchman, and a Spaniard complain at hav... More

The belligerent plenipo's / T. Colley, fect.

The belligerent plenipo's / T. Colley, fect.

Cartoon shows America, on the right, represented by an Indian, celebrating her new acquisition, half of the English king's crown, while her allies, the King of France, a Dutchman, and a Spaniard complain at hav... More