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Topic: george iv

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Fraternité des Soldats de la Garde Prisienne des Dragons et du Regiment de Flanders avec les Gardes du Corps lors de leurs arriveé de Versailles a Paris de 6 Octobre 1789

Fraternité des Soldats de la Garde Prisienne des Dragons et du Regimen...

Cartoon about the French Revolution. Title from item. Title translated: The fraternity of soldiers of the Parisienne Guard, the Dragoons, and the Regiment of Flanders with the body guards at the time of their a... more

Pal sangué Mr. l'Prieur v'la l'coup

Pal sangué Mr. l'Prieur v'la l'coup

Print with two scenes, one labeled "Le jeu de hazard" shows a meeting between the clergy, nobility, and the working class; the other labeled "Le goute patriotique" shows members of the three estates dining toge... more

Tout irait bien si tout le mond riort comme moi

Tout irait bien si tout le mond riort comme moi

Title from item. Title translated: All would be well if all the world would laugh like me. NOTE: Not about Fr. Revolution. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Possibly purchased by Geor... more

Par moy vous êtes tous freres

Par moy vous êtes tous freres

Print shows on the right, a woman, "la réligion" (possibly representing the Virgin Mary), labeled no. 1, standing, holding a cross illuminated by the sun, on the left, a cluster of figures includes an angel-lik... more

La verite triomphante

La verite triomphante

Print shows, on the upper right, Jacques Necker wearing a toga and standing on clouds above a wall or sarcophagus, holding aloft with his left hand a bust portrait of Louis XVI, and holding at his right shoulde... more

La France reçoit des trois ordres les voeux de toutes la nation et les presentent à Louis Seize et à Mr. Necker

La France reçoit des trois ordres les voeux de toutes la nation et les...

Allegory showing France as a woman receiving from the three estates (clergyman, nobleman, and peasant) the wishes of the nation and presenting them to King Louis XVI and Jacques Necker, who was recalled to offi... more

[Three panel cartoon representing the change in condition of French peasants, union of the Three Orders (clergy, aristocracy, and people), and miserable plight of peasants]

[Three panel cartoon representing the change in condition of French pe...

Print shows a three panel cartoon representing the change in condition of French peasants, union of the Three Orders (clergy, aristocracy, and people), and miserable plight of peasants Title devised by Library ... more

Sans vous je périssoit

Sans vous je périssoit

Allegory showing three soldiers saving "France" who is falling from a cliff and a monument to the taking of the Bastille in the background. Title from item. Possibly purchased by George IV from William Holland ... more

L'accord

L'accord

Print shows a meeting between the clergy, nobility, and the working class, members of the three estates, dining together and drinking a toast to "la santé d'not bon Roi" in a rural setting. Title from item. Pos... more

Journée memorable du 6 Octobre 1789

Journée memorable du 6 Octobre 1789

Print shows members of the Gardes du Corps who had been disarmed, joined by the National Guard, and the market-women of Paris who had marched on Versailles in the preceding days, now making the return trip to P... more

Adieu Bastille

Adieu Bastille

Print shows a man playing a bagpipe, behind him lies a lion on a chain which is draped over his right arm, his left foot rests on a gameboard, at the far end of which is a peg with string attached, the string r... more

Nouvelle place de la Bastille

Nouvelle place de la Bastille

Cartoon shows Louis XVI standing on a pedestal with one foot on the hydra of despotism(?) from which five of seven heads have been severed; on the left, a clergyman offers him a gold coin, and on the right, a S... more

Portrait d'apres nature du Sr. Harné natif de Dôle en Franche Comté Grenadier aux Gardes Francaises qui àmonté le premier à l'assaut et à arreté le gouverneur de la Bastille le mardi 14 Juillet 1789

Portrait d'apres nature du Sr. Harné natif de Dôle en Franche Comté Gr...

Print shows Sr. Harné, a grenadier in the French Guards, and Sr. Humbert, leaders, respectively, of the first and second assaults on the Bastille, 14 July 1789, full-length portrait, standing, facing each other... more

L'accord parfait

L'accord parfait

Print shows three men representing the nobility, the clergy, and the third estate playing musical instruments. The nobleman, on the left, is playing a bagpipe, the cleric, on the right, is playing a recorder an... more

Portrait d'aprés nature du Sr. Humbert, Compagnon Horloger, natif de Langres, qui a monté le deuxieme à l'assaut à la prise de la Bastille, le mardi 14 Juillet 1789

Portrait d'aprés nature du Sr. Humbert, Compagnon Horloger, natif de L...

Print shows Sr. Humbert and Sr. Harné, a grenadier in the French Guards, leaders, respectively, of the second and first assaults on the Bastille, 14 July 1789, half-length portrait, facing each other, each in o... more

Allegorie dèdiè au tiers etat

Allegorie dèdiè au tiers etat

Print shows an allegorical scene with a member of the nobility and a member of the clergy, representing the estates general, helping to hold aloft a large heart-shaped frame, which rests on the back of a man re... more

Il faut faire 3 choses

Il faut faire 3 choses

Print shows figures of the estates general; a member of the clergy and a nobleman each place a hand on short pillar labeled "Je tien mon pied de bœuf"; a peasant, representing the third estate, places both of h... more

Le jeu de quilles

Le jeu de quilles

Print shows a member of the nobility complaining to a member of the clergy, representing the estates general, while a member of the working class, or third estate, bowling in the background, appears to be monop... more

Messieurs Delaunay, Flexelles, Berthier, Foulon, et les deux Gardes du Corps qui ont été decolés par le peuple, voudraient passer jusqu'aux Champs Eliseés en depit de Caron qui ne recoit dans sa barque que le Sr. Remy François boulanger victime innocente de la fureur aristocratique: l'infortuné Calas et autres viennent le recevoir a l'autre bord

Messieurs Delaunay, Flexelles, Berthier, Foulon, et les deux Gardes du...

Print shows Charon accepting the baker Sr. Remy, mistakenly beheaded, into his boat while rejecting several government officials and guardsmen, all who carry their severed heads atop pikes; on the opposite shor... more

Sous la gloire des augustes maisons de nos princes, Minerve deésse protectrice de la France, contemple le tiers etat figuré par un laboureur poussant sa charrue dans un sillon

Sous la gloire des augustes maisons de nos princes, Minerve deésse pro...

Print shows Minerva, gazing fondly heavenward, standing on the top level of a tiered checkerboard, holding a pike with banner and a shield with the likeness of Medusa on it; in a pastoral setting is a member of... more

J'suis du Tiers-ètat

J'suis du Tiers-ètat

Print shows a cobbler, representing the Third Estate, walking to the right, holding up a bottle and a glass. Title from item. Trimmed within plate mark. Possibly purchased by George IV from William Holland in 1... more

Patience Margot j'auront bientot 3 fois 8

Patience Margot j'auront bientot 3 fois 8

Cartoon about the French Revolution showing man seated next to menu 'Desires for 1790,' which lists price of bread, meat, and wine as 8 each. Picture on the wall is called reunion of the three orders, and the w... more

Honneurs rendus à la Pauvreté en l'Eglise de St. Jacques de la Boucherie

Honneurs rendus à la Pauvreté en l'Eglise de St. Jacques de la Boucher...

Print shows draperies being hung on the walls of Church of St. Jacques de la Boucherie as a crowd of working class men, women, and children, many carrying torches, accompany a coffin carried by two men during a... more

Le mea culpa du Prince Lambesc -- sans restitution point de salut

Le mea culpa du Prince Lambesc -- sans restitution point de salut

Print shows three men representing the nobility, the clergy, and the third estate meeting beneath a tree against which is sitting Prince de Lambesc, while workmen demolish the Bastille in the background. May sy... more

Journée memorable de Versailles le lundi 5 Octobre 1789

Journée memorable de Versailles le lundi 5 Octobre 1789

Print shows market women of Paris riding on a cannon drawn by two horses, one with rider, during the memorable journey from Paris to Versailles, accompanied by members of the National Guard and others carrying ... more

Il faut en Goûter

Il faut en Goûter

Print shows a winged globe with fleur-de-lis topped by a green liberty cap labeled "Liberté"; hanging beneath the globe is a balance supporting, on the left, members of the National Assembly demanding "Veto abs... more

L'espoir de la France / N. Trevisiani del. ; Verité sulpsit [sic].

L'espoir de la France / N. Trevisiani del. ; Verité sulpsit [sic].

Allegorical print showing Father Time parting the stormy skies of recent days to reveal Louis XVI eagerly accepting the truth offered by Justice and the arrival of Jacques Necker, recalled on 16 July 1789, as F... more

La Nation française assisteé de Mr. De la Fayette terrasse le despotisme et les abus du regne feodal qui terrassaient le peuple

La Nation française assisteé de Mr. De la Fayette terrasse le despotis...

Marquis de Lafayette assisting the French nation (Marie) trampling figure in sarcophagus with wings and hair of snakes while nude figure is attached by serpents. Title from item. Possibly purchased by George IV... more

L'homme au masque de fer

L'homme au masque de fer

Print shows a prisoner in chains and wearing an iron mask sitting on a bench in a prison cell, and another man with a lantern and a tray of food entering the cell in the Bastille. Title from item. Possibly purc... more

Gradation de la tête de grenouille jusqu'au profil d'Apollon, d'après les idées du célébre Lavater

Gradation de la tête de grenouille jusqu'au profil d'Apollon, d'après ...

Print shows the head of a frog transformed (in 24 stages) into the profile of Apollo. Includes commentary on each facial transformation. Title from item. Possibly purchased from Colnaghi & Co. in 1803. Source: ... more

L'Intérieur du comité révolutionnaire. Scène derniere

L'Intérieur du comité révolutionnaire. Scène derniere

Print shows two men pointing out others among a group of revolutionaries to be arrested, perhaps as a backlash to the reign of terror instigated by Robespierre and his followers. Overlooking the scene from a sh... more

L'Intérieur du comité révolutionnaire. Scène derniere

L'Intérieur du comité révolutionnaire. Scène derniere

Print shows two men pointing out others among a group of revolutionaries to be arrested, perhaps as a backlash to the reign of terror instigated by Robespierre and his followers. Overlooking the scene from a sh... more

Le cric de la France

Le cric de la France

Allegorical print shows a female figure representing France wearing a helmet, breastplate, and shield emblazoned with fleur-de-lis, and holding a spear which rests on a liberty cap on the ground; she is turning... more

Ah! s'il y voyoit! / Vincent ino. et del. ; Commarieux sculpt.

Ah! s'il y voyoit! / Vincent ino. et del. ; Commarieux sculpt.

Print shows two fashionably dressed women walking on a country road, one is carrying a purse on her left hand; they ignore a "blind" beggar with a small dog on a leash and holding a cup and stick in right hand.... more

La chose impossible, ou la commission des finances telle quil la faudroit pour les bien restaurer / Bunbury del. ; L.C. Ruotte sculp.

La chose impossible, ou la commission des finances telle quil la faudr...

Print shows four bare-bottomed men, the ministers of finances, sitting around a table restoring their good health on the produce of other nations; as they consume the "Eau de la Plata" and "Eau du Sénégal," the... more

Two Equestrian Figures, Possibly a Study for "George IV,  Prince of Wales"

Two Equestrian Figures, Possibly a Study for "George IV, Prince of Wa...

John Singleton Copley (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1738–1815 London)

George IV (1762–1830) as Prince Regent, after Lawrence

George IV (1762–1830) as Prince Regent, after Lawrence

Henry Bone (British, Truro 1755–1834 Somerstown)

Proof sovereign of George IV (coronation year)

Proof sovereign of George IV (coronation year)

Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian, 1783–1855, active England)

George IV sovereign

George IV sovereign

Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian, 1783–1855, active England)

George IV sovereign

George IV sovereign

William Wyon (British, Birmingham 1795–1851 Brighton)

cover from "The History of England under the reign of George III., George IV., William IV. and Queen Victoria (to ... 1852; by T. G. Continued, to ... 1859 ... by H. Tyrrell)"

cover from "The History of England under the reign of George III., Geo...

This image has been taken from scan 000659 from volume 03 of "The History of England under the reign of George III., George IV., William IV. and Queen Victoria (to ... 1852; by T. G. Continued, to ... 1859 ... ... more

To commemorate the happy Coincidence...

To commemorate the happy Coincidence...

We were wondering about where this dinner was held. Research in contemporary newspapers revealed that there were a few Jublilee Dinners in Dublin on that Saturday 13th August in 1814. However the Lord Mayor att... more

To commemorate the happy Coincidence...

To commemorate the happy Coincidence...

We were wondering about where this dinner was held. Research in contemporary newspapers revealed that there were a few Jublilee Dinners in Dublin on that Saturday 13th August in 1814. However the Lord Mayor att... more

Constitution d'Angleterre

Constitution d'Angleterre

Print shows a critical response to the British political system by showing Prime Minister William Pitt standing on the British crown, which is possibly being flattened by the weight of his authority; he is hold... more

Constitution d'Angleterre

Constitution d'Angleterre

Print shows a critical response to the British political system by showing Prime Minister William Pitt standing on the British crown, which is possibly being flattened by the weight of his authority; he is hold... more

Touchez la messieurs je sçavois bién que vous seriez des notres

Touchez la messieurs je sçavois bién que vous seriez des notres

Prints show, in a rural setting, a nobleman and a member of the clergy, representing the estates general, holding the hands of a man from the working class or third estate, signifying their unity. The Gallic co... more

Touchez la messieurs je sçavois bién que vous seriez des notres

Touchez la messieurs je sçavois bién que vous seriez des notres

Prints show, in a rural setting, a nobleman and a member of the clergy, representing the estates general, holding the hands of a man from the working class or third estate, signifying their unity. The Gallic co... more

L'aristocratic écrasée

L'aristocratic écrasée

Print shows a bust portrait of Louis XVI atop a pedestal with engraved text "A Louis XVI Pere des Français et Roi d'un peuple libre." A reclining female figure, aided by Father Time, is engraving text on plaque... more

L'aristocratic écrasée

L'aristocratic écrasée

Print shows a bust portrait of Louis XVI atop a pedestal with engraved text "A Louis XVI Pere des Français et Roi d'un peuple libre." A reclining female figure, aided by Father Time, is engraving text on plaque... more

Prise de la Bastille par les Citoyens de Paris...; C'est ainsi que l'on punit les traitres

Prise de la Bastille par les Citoyens de Paris...; C'est ainsi que l'o...

Citizens with guns and pikes outside of the Bastille, July 14, 1789, and heads of "traitors" being carried on pikes. Title from item. Translated titles: The taking of the Bastille by the citizens of Paris...; T... more

Prise de la Bastille par les Citoyens de Paris...; C'est ainsi que l'on punit les traitres

Prise de la Bastille par les Citoyens de Paris...; C'est ainsi que l'o...

Citizens with guns and pikes outside of the Bastille, July 14, 1789, and heads of "traitors" being carried on pikes. Title from item. Translated titles: The taking of the Bastille by the citizens of Paris...; T... more

Premier hommage des Habitans de Paris á la Famille Royale le mercredi 7 Octobre 1789, lendemain de son heureuse arriveé dans cette Ville ...

Premier hommage des Habitans de Paris á la Famille Royale le mercredi ...

The royal family--Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, and their children. Title from item. Translated title: First hommage of the people of Paris to the Royal Family, Wednesday, October 7, 1789, the day after his happ... more

Premier hommage des Habitans de Paris á la Famille Royale le mercredi 7 Octobre 1789, lendemain de son heureuse arriveé dans cette Ville ...

Premier hommage des Habitans de Paris á la Famille Royale le mercredi ...

The royal family--Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, and their children. Title from item. Translated title: First hommage of the people of Paris to the Royal Family, Wednesday, October 7, 1789, the day after his happ... more

Triomphe de l'Armeé Parisienne réunis au Peuple a son retour de Versailles á Paris le 6 Octobre 1789

Triomphe de l'Armeé Parisienne réunis au Peuple a son retour de Versai...

Cartoon referring to "October Days." Title from item. Translated title: Triumphant Parisian army reunites with the people on its return from Versailles to Paris, October 6, 1789. Possibly purchased from William... more

Triomphe de l'Armeé Parisienne réunis au Peuple a son retour de Versailles á Paris le 6 Octobre 1789

Triomphe de l'Armeé Parisienne réunis au Peuple a son retour de Versai...

Cartoon referring to "October Days." Title from item. Translated title: Triumphant Parisian army reunites with the people on its return from Versailles to Paris, October 6, 1789. Possibly purchased from William... more