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Rustam's Seven's Feat: he slays the White dîv.

Rustam's Seven's Feat: he slays the White dîv.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Rustam's Sixth Feat: he kills Arzhang dîv.

Rustam's Sixth Feat: he kills Arzhang dîv.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Pîlsam fights with Rustam.

Pîlsam fights with Rustam.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Manûchihr kills his uncle Salm by striking him in the head with his sword.

Manûchihr kills his uncle Salm by striking him in the head with his sw...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Manûchihr killing his uncle Tûr by spearing him in the back.

Manûchihr killing his uncle Tûr by spearing him in the back.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Rustam battles three Turanian soldiers.

Rustam battles three Turanian soldiers.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

The text concerns Zâl's fight with the Turanian hero Khazarvân, but the illustration shows Rustam in his traditional costume and mounted on Rakhsh striking off the head of a dragon with his sword.

The text concerns Zâl's fight with the Turanian hero Khazarvân, but th...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Andrea Taylor, left, with 5th Armored Brigade, 1st

Andrea Taylor, left, with 5th Armored Brigade, 1st

Andrea Taylor, left, with 5th Armored Brigade, 1st Army Division West, throws an uppercut to her friend, Vanessa Dudley, during the Border Rumble Boxing Smoker Feb. 21 at the Mitchell W. Stout Physical Fitness ... More

[Illus. of Knights in armor fighting]

[Illus. of Knights in armor fighting]

Illus. in: Die Distructie va Troyen. Gheprent Thantwerpen, ca. 1510-15. Reference copy may be in LOT 4250. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Niccolo Vicentino - Hercules fighting the Nemean lion
Vechtende putti
Vechtende jongens
Schetsen van vechtende romeinse soldaten
Fries met links twee vechtende centauren en rechts een romp
Landschap met twee vechtende paarden
Vechtende dieren in een landschap.
Twee vechtende kinderen, rijdend op bokken, geflankeerd door kinderen die op bazuin blazen
Vechtende boeren na een kaartspel
Studieblad met tekenvoorbeelden: koppen en vechtende dieren
Slagveldscène met vechtende ruiters
Man vechtend met draak
Vechtende paarden
Vechtende boeren
Acht studies van een vechtende Hercules
Scene from The Parable of the Vineyard
Vechtende Hollandse soldaten bij het kasteel van Batavia, 1618
Conflict with the Indians
No title. (Two men and a woman fighting.)
Twee vechtende ossen
The peasants' quarrel., Adriaen van Ostade
Twee vechtende geiten
Vers bij de prent met Dood vechtend tegen de mensheid, ca. 1707-1708
Vechtende Bacchanten en nimfen
Twee vechtende acteurs
Vechtende helden

Vechtende helden

Fighting heroes

William Hogarth - Pl. 4. Chairing the members

William Hogarth - 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

William Hogarth - Pl. 4. Chairing the members

William Hogarth - 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

Chōsui, Harunobu Suzuki, Woodblock Print, Japan

Chōsui, Harunobu Suzuki, Woodblock Print, Japan

Print shows two women struggling over a poem or letter scroll. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Fūryū goshikizumi : Mo... More

The colonies reduced ; Its companion

The colonies reduced ; Its companion

Two cartoons. The upper cartoon, "The colonies reduced," shows Britannia seated with arms and legs (labeled Pennsyl, New York, New Eng, and Virg) cut off. The lower cartoon, "Its companion," shows France defend... More

High life at midnight, British Cartoon Print

High life at midnight, British Cartoon Print

Print shows a street scene: five upper class men and women returning home after an evening of entertainment are attacked by a group of lower class men armed with staffs intent on robbery. One of the well dresse... More

Sanada no yoichi to matano no gorō, Shunsh Katsukawa

Sanada no yoichi to matano no gorō, Shunsh Katsukawa

Print shows two warriors fighting at night, with Sanata no Yoichi on top of Matana no Gorō, about to strike him with his sword. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo prin... More

Deserved punishment, Thomas Rowlandson
English ordinary, Thomas Rowlandson
How to get rid of a troublesome customer
A rib roaster : One who can beat and bang soundly
Go, print by Kiyonaga Torii

Go, print by Kiyonaga Torii

Print shows several children fighting during a game of "go." Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Karako asobi : Chinese... More

Shinpan ukie hankai kōmon no zu

Shinpan ukie hankai kōmon no zu

Print shows interior of a courtyard with men standing at entrances to the building and others, on the ground, appear to have been thrown out of the dwelling or repulsed in their efforts to gain entrance. Title ... More

Jack England fighting the four confederates

Jack England fighting the four confederates

Print shows a British sailor about to fight the "four confederates" America as "Yanky Doodle" (represented by a Native man wearing feathered headdress and skirt) lying on the ground moaning, "This fall has hurt... More

How to deal with a refractory husband
Outlines of figures, landscape, & cattle, etched by T. Rowlandson, for the use of learners, no. 1, 2, 3 or 4

Outlines of figures, landscape, & cattle, etched by T. Rowlandson, for...

22 small scenes on one page, various subjects. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Fighting for the dunghill - or - Jack Tar settling Buonaparte, James Gillray

Fighting for the dunghill - or - Jack Tar settling Buonaparte, James G...

A British sailor, firmly planted astride the globe, is severely punishing Bonaparte, who, with one knee precariously on 'Turk[ey]' (Egypt), is about to fall backwards into space. Bonaparte wears a huge cocked h... More

No. 8. Borders for rooms & halls, Thomas Rowlandson
[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - assualt on Kira Yoshinaka's home - pursuing the guards]

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - assualt on Kira Yoshina...

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin, with the samurai chasing Kira's guards into the house. Title devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-spon... More

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - assualt on Kira Yoshinaka's home - pursuing the guards and searching for Kira]

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - assualt on Kira Yoshina...

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin, with the samurai chasing Kira's guards and searching the grounds. Title devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichi... More

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the house], Forty Seven Rōnin

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the house], F...

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin, with three men engaged in combat inside a dwelling, disrupting a woman writing, and knocking down partitions. Title devised by Lib... More

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - discover Kira's hiding place]

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - discover Kira's hiding ...

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 Rōnin; the samurai discover Kira's hiding place. Title devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo pri... More

[Two men struggling next to a stone lantern, upsetting a teapot]

[Two men struggling next to a stone lantern, upsetting a teapot]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noyes collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Napoleonic era battle scene showing soldiers fighting at close-quarters, using rifles as clubs and with fixed bayonets; two men at center struggle over military standard

Napoleonic era battle scene showing soldiers fighting at close-quarter...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on verso: Found in Hopkinson silhouette book. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Document... More

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the grounds], Forty Seven Rōnin

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the grounds],...

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin, with the samurai searching the grounds for Kira. Title devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored ... More

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the grounds], Forty Seven Rōnin

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the grounds],...

Drawing shows the night attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin. Title devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: Japan... More

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the grounds], Forty Seven Rōnin

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the grounds],...

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin, with the samurai searching the grounds for Kira. Title devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored ... More

A bull bitch, Thomas Rowlandson, Thomas Rowlandson
[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the house], Forty Seven Rōnin

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the house], F...

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin, with two men about to engage in combat inside a dwelling, disrupting a woman playing the koto and knocking down partitions. Title ... More

Kira Yoshinaka - Jūnidanme, Katsushika Hokusai, Forty Seven Rōnin

Kira Yoshinaka - Jūnidanme, Katsushika Hokusai, Forty Seven Rōnin

Print shows the night attack on the villa and the capture of Moronō (Kira). Scene from act twelve of the play Chūshingura or revenge of the 47 Rōnin. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibun... More

Kira Yoshinaka - Jūichidanme, Katsushika Hokusai, Forty Seven Rōnin

Kira Yoshinaka - Jūichidanme, Katsushika Hokusai, Forty Seven Rōnin

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 Rōnin, with the samurai confronting Kira's guards and searching the grounds. Scene from act eleven of the play Chūshingura or the revenge... More

Jean Henri Marlet - Tableaux de Paris. Les charbonniers Marlet ; lith. de Marlet

Jean Henri Marlet - Tableaux de Paris. Les charbonniers Marlet ; lith....

Print shows a woman with her arms spread, standing between two men who are fighting, one being restrained by another man, in front of a small shop that may sell alcoholic drinks; there are large bags hanging on... More

Blowing up the new opposition / Argus Invt., British Cartoon Print

Blowing up the new opposition / Argus Invt., British Cartoon Print

Group of men, possibly the Foxite faction of Parliament, shooting guns and arrows at another group of men, the "new opposition," whose guns are misfiring. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection ( Li... More

A kick at the broad-bottoms! i.e. Emancipation of all the talents

A kick at the broad-bottoms! i.e. Emancipation of all the talents

George III (l.), just risen from the throne, kicks Grenville from the presence, holding him by the pigtail, and raising the sceptre to smite. Other members of the Ministry flee in confusion, their gestures show... More

Finding of arms : Or a midnight domiciliary visit to the boarding school
A kick at the broad-bottoms! i.e. Emancipation of "all the talents"

A kick at the broad-bottoms! i.e. Emancipation of "all the talents"

George III (l.), just risen from the throne, kicks Grenville from the presence, holding him by the pigtail, and raising the sceptre to smite. Other members of the Ministry flee in confusion, their gestures show... More

The widow Waddle of Chickabiddy Lane, Thomas Rowlandson
Three weeks after marriage : Or the great little Emperor playing at Bo-Peep

Three weeks after marriage : Or the great little Emperor playing at Bo...

The new Empress is in a fierce passion, wreaking her vengeance on all around ; Talleyrand is levelled with the floor by a blow from the sceptre ; he is crying, 'Be Gar, she will give us all de finishing stroke.... More

Spit fires, Thomas Rowlandson

Spit fires, Thomas Rowlandson

Spitfires Courtesy of Boston Public Library

A hitt at backgammon, Thomas Rowlandson
The Harmonic Society : The assemblies of women are too frequently marked by malice to each other, and slander of the absent ; the meetings of men by noise, inebriety, and wrangling

The Harmonic Society : The assemblies of women are too frequently mark...

The direst disorder, according to the plate, is proceeding around on all sides : the conflict of fists, aided by such aggressive articles as bottles, the fireirons, and any offensive weapon that may come to han... More

The gig shop : Or kicking up a breeze at Nell Hammiltons hop

The gig shop : Or kicking up a breeze at Nell Hammiltons hop

According to the picture of this place of 'fast' resort, dancing has given way to much rougher diversions, and, although the musicians are in their gallery, playing away as if the scene below was the regular th... More

The Harmonic Society : The assemblies of women are too frequently marked by malice to each other, and slander of the absent ; the meetings of men by noise, inebriety, and wrangling

The Harmonic Society : The assemblies of women are too frequently mark...

The direst disorder, according to the plate, is proceeding around on all sides : the conflict of fists, aided by such aggressive articles as bottles, the fireirons, and any offensive weapon that may come to han... More

A milling match between decks, British Cartoon Print

A milling match between decks, British Cartoon Print

Two sailors, tied to a chest suspended between their legs, are about to begin boxing; several other sailors and some loosely attired women observe the match. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (... More

The rival Richards or Sheakspear [sic] in danger, British Cartoon Print

The rival Richards or Sheakspear [sic] in danger, British Cartoon Prin...

Political cartoon showing Edmund Kean and Charles Mayne Young, both dressed as Richard III, struggling for Shakespeare, who stands between them. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Kira Yoshinaka - Sandanme, Utagawa Kuniyasu, Forty Seven Rōnin

Kira Yoshinaka - Sandanme, Utagawa Kuniyasu, Forty Seven Rōnin

Print shows, at the entrance to a foot-bridge, a man (Kampei) with sword raised over his head, poised to strike, and standing next to him is a woman (Okaru), and lying on the ground is a man who is possibly one... More

Ichijō jirō tadayori notonokami noritsune

Ichijō jirō tadayori notonokami noritsune

Print shows two samurai warriors fighting on the seashore or bank of a river.

Gottfried Mind - [Two domestic cats fighting] / CF-.

Gottfried Mind - [Two domestic cats fighting] / CF-.

Title devised by Library staff. Signed on lower right "CF-" Printed with number in upper right corner: 1.

P. 2: Inhabitiveness, constructiveness, adhesiveness, combativeness, destructiveness
Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. P bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. P bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Print shows the letter "P" formed by a man with his left arm raised and holding one wing of a bird and with his right arm at his waist holding the other wing of the bird, with examples "Pferdehandel" showing tw... More

George Cruikshank - The doctor seizing lawyer Murphy

George Cruikshank - 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

Charge de cavalerie Gouaycourous.
Obschon Du mir einen Arm abgeschlagen hast, so soll es mir doch nicht schaden, ..

Obschon Du mir einen Arm abgeschlagen hast, so soll es mir doch nicht ...

Illustration for a story showing one of King Octavian's sons, now a young man, wearing his adoptive father's old rusty armor, fighting a giant who has been terrorizing the city of Paris; on the right, citizens ... More

Death of Captain Ferrer, the Captain of the Amistad, July 1839.
John Leech - A row in a city kitchen / JL.

John Leech - A row in a city kitchen / JL.

Cartoon shows an uproar in a kitchen. One cook wearing a white jacket attacks another with a large fish. Men dressed in horse costumes joust with each other and other men wave various kitchen utensils. Leech... More

Wie der Kampf beginnt und welcher Lift sich Reineke bedient

Wie der Kampf beginnt und welcher Lift sich Reineke bedient

Illustration for a story showing Reynard the Fox and "Isegrim" the Wolf wrestling in a fight-to-the-death before the Royal Court to solve the differences between them. Reynard brushes his vinegar soaked tail ac... More

Scene in Uncle Sam's Senate. 17th April 1850

Scene in Uncle Sam's Senate. 17th April 1850

A somewhat tongue-in-cheek dramatization of the moment during the heated debate in the Senate over the admission of California as a free state when Mississippi senator Henry S. Foote drew a pistol on Thomas Har... More

Meshitsukai ohatsu, Utagawa Kunisada, Japan

Meshitsukai ohatsu, Utagawa Kunisada, Japan

Print shows a man or a woman with a practice sword stumbling backwards over another man or woman who is also holding a practice sword. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored E... More

Southern chivalry - argument versus club's

Southern chivalry - argument versus club's

Three days after his speech "The crimes against Kansas" in the Senate, Charles Sumner of Massachusetts was attacked by Representative Preston Brooks of South Carolina and severely beaten with a heavy cane. Sumn... More

Rear view of [Tuerm?]

Rear view of [Tuerm?]

Drawing shows a Norwegian wearing a top hat face down on the ground, his buttocks bare while above him other mean fight, perhaps drunkenly. The scene probably takes place in Norway. Bayard Taylor traveled throu... More

The election--At the polls / W.J.H.

The election--At the polls / W.J.H.

Cartoon of scene at election polls, with 2 people fighting. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 1, 1857 Nov. 7, p. 712.

Congressional row, in the U. S. House of Representatives, midnight of Friday, February 5th, 1858

Congressional row, in the U. S. House of Representatives, midnight of ...

U.S. representatives fighting. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 5, 1858 Feb. 20, p. 177.

One of 'm
Mistress Columbia, who has been taking a nap, suddenly wakes up and calls her noisy scholars to order / J.M.L.

Mistress Columbia, who has been taking a nap, suddenly wakes up and ca...

Columbia seated at desk at the front of a classroom with members of Congress seated on each side of the room divided by the Mason-Dixon line, the North on the left and the South on the right; there is fighting ... More

The little giant in the character of the gladiator

The little giant in the character of the gladiator

Election of 1860. This cartoon shows Democratic candidate Stephen Douglas as a gladiator ready to fight for the principle of popular sovereignty.. Douglas is shown with a full chin-beard and shaven upper lip as... More

Painting of February 1862 battle, Fort Donelson National Battlefield, 2014.
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