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The OP spectacles / Cruikshank del., British Cartoon Print

The OP spectacles / Cruikshank del., British Cartoon Print

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

Britons! Your country needs you / Printed by Saunders & Cullingham, 2 & 3 Burgon Street, Carter Lane, London, E.C.

Britons! Your country needs you / Printed by Saunders & Cullingham, 2 ...

Poster showing map of British Isles behind text. Poster no. 23. Wt. 8936. 50M. 1632/12/14. Title from item.

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

Het lusthuys van Pater Peters, en de Jesuwijten en Munniken, ontdekt d...

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

Blind plaintiff, lame defendant share [...] / Dobson pinx. ; I. Simon fec. ; I. Smith ex., British Cartoon Print

Blind plaintiff, lame defendant share [...] / Dobson pinx. ; I. Simon ...

Two handicapped persons each receiving half of an oyster shell from a lawyer while he consumes the oyster. Caption verse continues: The friendly laws impartial care / A shell for him a shell for thee / The midd... More

The drunkard's coat of arms, British Cartoon Print

The drunkard's coat of arms, British Cartoon Print

Print shows a coat of arms devised for a drunkard. A poem, entitled "The Drunkard - display'd" is printed below the image. Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

No-body--Som-body, British Cartoon Print

No-body--Som-body, British Cartoon Print

Cartoon showing two men, a nobody and a somebody. Forms part of: British cartoon Prints collection (Library of Congress).

Councellor double-fee, British Cartoon Print

Councellor double-fee, British Cartoon Print

Man dressed in legal robe probably judge, sitting at table stacked with legal books & documents, saying, "open to all parties", and holding out to two men who are giving him money. Forms part of : British Carto... More

[A Bailiff and an attorney--a match for the Devil], British Cartoon Print

[A Bailiff and an attorney--a match for the Devil], British Cartoon Pr...

A satire on attornies and bailiffs. Lawyer, in his office, holding papers marked, "Middlesex to Wit -- Jno. Doe & Richd. Doe ..."; he converses with a rough man, with a cudgel under his arm, who holds case insc... More

The Reforming constable, or, The biter bit / Capt H---invt ; Cap B-- Sculp., British Cartoon Print

The Reforming constable, or, The biter bit / Capt H---invt ; Cap B-- S...

Cartoon showing constable entering house, "in search of the sons and daughters of the Devil", and finding his wife committing adultery in a brothel. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library ... More

The north star. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon Print

The north star. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Ca...

Print shows Lord Bute seated on clouds from behind which project rays of the sun, he holds a cat-o'-nine-tails in one hand, a purse in the other, his feet rest on an open volume of "the Laws of England". To his... More

The conference. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon Print

The conference. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Ca...

Print shows William Beckford rebuking Thomas Harley beneath which is printed a petition containing 14 points, "Instructions given to Sir Robert Ladbrooke, Knt. William Beckford, Esq; the Right Hon. Thomas Harle... More

John Glyn esqr., member of Parliament for Middlesex, British Cartoon Print

John Glyn esqr., member of Parliament for Middlesex, British Cartoon P...

Full-length portrait facing left, standing next to column with Liberty figure. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

The Female frizzler, British Cartoon Print

The Female frizzler, British Cartoon Print

British cartoon showing woman, seated on huge hairdo of another woman, as she works on the hairdo. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

The Young repentent brought to a bed of justice, British Cartoon Print

The Young repentent brought to a bed of justice, British Cartoon Print

Cartoon showing blindfolded judge seated alongside a second judge, who is pointing to a pregnant girl. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

[Hibernia in distress], British Cartoon Print

[Hibernia in distress], British Cartoon Print

Print shows Hibernia, a woman representing Ireland, lying on the floor holding a broken harp, Lord Townshend is holding her down with his left foot; on the left, Lord North reaches into a money bag labeled with... More

A Methodist, love feast. The gosple wife, or the bellows lecture, British Cartoon Print

A Methodist, love feast. The gosple wife, or the bellows lecture, Brit...

Political cartoon showing man and woman at door and priest hiding under table. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Irish peg in a rage. Make good the damage you dog, or I'll cut away your parsnip, British Cartoon Print

Irish peg in a rage. Make good the damage you dog, or I'll cut away yo...

A macaroni, or an exquisite of c. 1770, walking past a burly and irate old Irish vegetable seller, upsets her mug of beer on the pavement. On this she seized him by the monstrous tail attached to his toupée, an... More

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc., British Cartoon Print

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc., British Cartoon Print

Print shows King George III, speechless (his caption balloon is empty), seated on the right in a high-backed chair at a table, with Lord North seated opposite presenting a paper to the King that states "for the... 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

The Accomplish'd maid, British Cartoon Print

The Accomplish'd maid, British Cartoon Print

Cartoon showing woman with elaborate hairdo playing keyboard instrument and singing(?). Forms part of British Cartoon Prints Collection. (Library of Congress) No. V2, 65.

The present state of Great Britain / J. Phillips fecit., British Cartoon Print

The present state of Great Britain / J. Phillips fecit., British Carto...

Print shows a man representing Great Britain, half-asleep, holding a staff topped with a liberty cap which a Native, representing America, is attempting to remove; a Dutchman on his knees before Great Britain i... More

A side box, British Cartoon Print

A side box, British Cartoon Print

Two elegantly-dressed women seated in theater box, with man offering fruit to one woman. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

The British lion engaging four powers, British Cartoon Print

The British lion engaging four powers, British Cartoon Print

Print shows a lion confronting a spaniel, representing Spain, a fighting cock, representing France, a rattlesnake, representing America, and a pug dog, representing Holland. Title from item. Catalogue of prints... More

The American rattlesnake presenting Monsieur his ally a dish of frogs, British Cartoon Print

The American rattlesnake presenting Monsieur his ally a dish of frogs,...

Print shows a rattlesnake, representing America, presenting a basket of frogs to a Frenchman. Includes a short verse advising Britons to drive a wedge between the Americans and the French during the peace negot... More

A block for the wigs - or, the new state whirligig, British Cartoon Print

A block for the wigs - or, the new state whirligig, British Cartoon Pr...

Cartoon shows a carousel on which sit government ministers Charles Fox, Lord North, Edmund Burke and Admiral Keppel. Beam in the center of the carousel platform is a pillar topped by a bust of King George III, ... More

L--d Shel--, begging Monsieur to make piss or p--e, British Cartoon Print

L--d Shel--, begging Monsieur to make piss or p--e, British Cartoon Pr...

Print shows Lord Shelburne holding a chamber pot up to a Frenchman, saying "Monsieur, be so obliging as to make piss with us." The Frenchman is kicking the pot, saying, "By the House of Bourbon, with the war we... More

The vision, British Cartoon Print

The vision, British Cartoon Print

Print shows a young man, possibly William Pitt, the younger, being visited by a ghost from the grave, possibly the elder William Pitt, who has come "to warn thee against thy impending fate - Beware of Prerogati... More

Street walkers / RST ; etch'd by B. Smith., British Cartoon Print

Street walkers / RST ; etch'd by B. Smith., British Cartoon Print

Cartoon shows a well dressed man wearing large hat, possibly George Hanger, walking at the corner of Bond Street and Piccadilly, there he meets the gaze of a fashionably dressed young woman, a prostitute(?), al... More

The miser's feast, British Cartoon Print, James Gillray

The miser's feast, British Cartoon Print, James Gillray

Cartoon shows a miser seated at a table eating a meager meal; Death stands off to the right as an emaciated and naked manservant holding in his right hand a tray with a bone on it and behind him, in his left ha... More

The rival queens or a political heat for Rege & Grege, British Cartoon Print

The rival queens or a political heat for Rege & Grege, British Cartoon...

An encounter between two stout ladies, Mrs. Fitzherbert and Mrs. Schwellenberg, each with a second: the Prince of Wales, his hands on his lady's waist, and Pitt holding out a lemon to the furious German woman, ... More

House-breaking, before sun-set, British Cartoon Print

House-breaking, before sun-set, British Cartoon Print

British caricature showing man with musket "constitution" shooting bullets "resolve" from Treasury at man "truth" with hatchet and staff "loyality", man with axe "presumptive rights", man with crowbar "begum so... More

Excise inquisition erecting by English slaves under the scourge of their task-masters the excise officers, British Cartoon Print

Excise inquisition erecting by English slaves under the scourge of the...

A British satire on an attempt by William Pitt and George Rose to transfer to excise law certain import duties; standing in opposition is Edward Thurlow. The central image shows Britannia, wrapped in a blanket ... More

Inflammatory arguments for and against the test laws G.M. Woodward, delint, British Cartoon Print

Inflammatory arguments for and against the test laws G.M. Woodward, de...

Two men arguing, man at left points to paper: "The rights of the church maintained," man at right holds paper marked: "the conduct of the dissenters vindicated". Forms part of :British Cartoon Prints Collectio... More

Noah's Ark improved, or an attempt to land in the teeth of the wind, British Cartoon Print

Noah's Ark improved, or an attempt to land in the teeth of the wind, B...

A British satire on Charles Stanhope's Toleration Bill of 1789 which was an attempt to remove the yoke of religious obligations on persons seeking public office (cf. Test and Corporation Acts). Despite the fact... More

A word of comfort, British Cartoon Print

A word of comfort, British Cartoon Print

A British satire on the efforts of Charles James Fox to get the Test and Corporation Acts repealed. Joseph Priestley, preaching, speaks for the concerns of the clergy, stating their opposition to "Reynard and A... More

The impeachment, or "The father of the gang turned Kings evidence", British Cartoon Print

The impeachment, or "The father of the gang turned Kings evidence", Br...

Print shows Edmund Burke standing behind and with his hands on the heads of Richard B. Sheridan and Charles James Fox who bow before him over a railing, perhaps before Parliament. Burke says, "Behold the abetto... More

Taking physick, or, The news of shooting the King of Sweden, British Cartoon Print

Taking physick, or, The news of shooting the King of Sweden, British C...

British caricature showing the King and Queen sitting in latrine, above which is part of the royal arms, the lion looking down and excreting. They look in horror at Pitt, who tells them of the shooting of Gusta... 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

Lady Godina's rout; - or - Peeping-Tom spying out Pope-Joan / Js. Gy. d: et f:, British Cartoon Print

Lady Godina's rout; - or - Peeping-Tom spying out Pope-Joan / Js. Gy. ...

A fashionable crowd playing cards at two tables. In the foreground, four people playing the game Pope-Joan. One of the women is wearing a loose fitting semi-transparent dress with her breasts exposed. Behind he... 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

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

End of the Irish Invasion : - or - the Destruction of the French Armada / Js. Gillray, inv. et f., British Cartoon Print

End of the Irish Invasion : - or - the Destruction of the French Armad...

French warships, labeled Le Révolutionaire, L'Egalité and The Revolutionary Jolly Boat, being tossed about during a storm blown up by Pitt, Dundas, Grenville and Windham, whose heads appear from the clouds. Cha... More

The Damerian Appollo, British Cartoon Print

The Damerian Appollo, British Cartoon Print

Mrs. Anne Seymour Damer chiseling the posterior of a large Apollo, who is holding a spear; as a little girl gazes at the Apollo in astonishment. On a pedestal are two nude figures, one full-face, the other in q... More

Consequences of a successful French invasion / Sir John Dalrymple, inv.; Js Gillray, fecit., British Cartoon Print

Consequences of a successful French invasion / Sir John Dalrymple, inv...

French soldiers pillaging and destroying the House of Lords. A guillotine takes the place of the throne and above it hangs a Liberty Cap. A French soldier carries away the mace while others rip and burn the tap... More

Treason!!! / designed & etch'd by Rd. Newton., British Cartoon Print

Treason!!! / designed & etch'd by Rd. Newton., British Cartoon Print

A stout, smiling John Bull directs a blast from his rear-end toward a poster of King George III tacked to a wall. The image of the king looks suprised. On the left, the head of William Pitt exclaims, "That is T... More

A return from a march or a false alarm in a country village!! / Woodward del ; Cruikshanks sp., British Cartoon Print

A return from a march or a false alarm in a country village!! / Woodwa...

Print shows a group of British citizens mustered in response to an alarm that the French were attacking England which proved to be false; they complain of soiled, torn, or lost clothing, and one reads a list of... More

Duke of Grafton / W. Haines sculpt.

Duke of Grafton / W. Haines sculpt.

Print shows Augustus Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Grafton, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile, in oval. Title from item. Stauffer, 1200 Inscribed in pencil on verso: 74-430. Former call number: BIOG FILE - Gr... More

Rt. Hon'ble. George Grenville / W. Haines sculpt.

Rt. Hon'ble. George Grenville / W. Haines sculpt.

Print shows George Grenville, Prime Minister of Great Britain, bust portrait, facing front, in oval. Title from item. Stauffer, 1202 Inscribed in pencil on verso: 73-501. Former call number: BIOG FILE - Grenvil... More

The Farmers toast, British Cartoon Print

The Farmers toast, British Cartoon Print

British cartoon showing six fat farmers eating and drinking at a table. The farmers are 'monopolists', accused of holding corn in hopes of a still higher price. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collectio... More

Advantages of wearing muslin dresses! / Js. Gillray,inv: & ft., British Cartoon Print

Advantages of wearing muslin dresses! / Js. Gillray,inv: & ft., Britis...

A fat lady, sitting with a man and woman at a tea table, reacts in horror as a hot poker from the fire falls on her dress and sets it on fire. The man sits helplessly while the second woman upsets the table in ... More

The caricaturist's apology / Giles Grinagain in.et f., British Cartoon Print

The caricaturist's apology / Giles Grinagain in.et f., British Cartoon...

Large man holding a club and caricature of himself, threatens a kneeling caricaturist. Forms part of: British cartoon Prints collection (Library of Congress).

Buonaparté pie / Woodward delin., British Cartoon Print

Buonaparté pie / Woodward delin., British Cartoon Print

Caricature of British person holding small figure of Napoleon on fork toward mouth. Form part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

An Experiment with a burning glass, British Cartoon Print

An Experiment with a burning glass, British Cartoon Print

Caricature showing British soldier frying small figure of Napoleon with light through a magnifying glass. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Pharoah's fat kine - pharoah's lean kine / IC., British Cartoon Print

Pharoah's fat kine - pharoah's lean kine / IC., British Cartoon Print

Print shows, on the left, in England, two corpulent, jovial men and an equally rotund woman providing them with drink, possibly sherry, and on the right, in France, two listless, thin, bony women sitting on sof... 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).

The first Kiss this Ten Years! - or - the meeting of Britannia & Citizen François, British Cartoon Print

The first Kiss this Ten Years! - or - the meeting of Britannia & Citiz...

A tall, thin, French officer kissing a fat, richly dressed, seated Britannia. His hat and sword lay on the carpet. Britannia's shield and trident rest on the wall behind her chair. Above them are portraits of G... More

To his royal highness Fredrick Duke of York, this plate of Satan holding th prepondrence of power; or, Bounaparte's threat, is most humbly inscribed, by E. Sanders, British Cartoon Print

To his royal highness Fredrick Duke of York, this plate of Satan holdi...

Print shows Satan holding a balance to which, on one end is attached a hot-air balloon with a bishop, possibly the Duke of York, and another man standing on top, its lightness has skewed the balance to end over... More

Charming-well again, British Cartoon Print

Charming-well again, British Cartoon Print

The convalescent sits full face behind a small dinner-table. He holds up a glass of wine with a smile of satisfaction, and is about to carve a bird. He wears his nightcap. Behind his chair stands a stout footma... More

The king of Brobdingnag and Gulliver, British Cartoon Print, James Gillray

The king of Brobdingnag and Gulliver, British Cartoon Print, James Gil...

King George III and Queen Charlotte seated on chairs of state, watch a small rectangular tank in which Napoleon as Gulliver sails his boat. Lord Salisbury stands behind king's chair. Four princesses and three p... More

Harmony before Matrimony / Js. Gillray, des. & Ft., British Cartoon Print

Harmony before Matrimony / Js. Gillray, des. & Ft., British Cartoon Pr...

A young woman and a fashionably dressed young man singing a duet. The woman plays a harp while looking over her shoulder at the music book, "Duets de L'Amour", which the man holds. On the table between the two ... More

Visiting the sick, British Cartoon Print, James Gillray

Visiting the sick, British Cartoon Print, James Gillray

Charles Fox sitting in an armchair, obviously ill. On one side of him is Mrs. Fitzherbert, dressed as an abbess and holding a rosary; on the other side is a bishop in robes and mitre. In front of Fox, the Princ... 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" / Js. Gillray, inv. & fec.

A Kick at the Broad Bottoms! i.e. - "Emancipation of All the Talents" ...

King George III, his face hidden by a pillar, grabs the pigtail of Lord Grenville, and holds his scepter as if ready to strike Grenville. Members of the government, including Howick, holding a torn copy of the ... More

The set-too between Old Price and Spangle Jack the Shewman - fought with unabated vigour for nine rounds & yet undecided, British Cartoon Print

The set-too between Old Price and Spangle Jack the Shewman - fought wi...

A pugilistic encounter, over new theater prices, between John Philip Kemble, tall and muscular, and "Old Price," a much smaller and weaker opponent. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library o... More

The strollers progress plte 1st. A peep at Black Jack's origin previous to his going to Douay [...] / Cruikshank, invt., British Cartoon Print

The strollers progress plte 1st. A peep at Black Jack's origin previou...

Scene in a poverty-stricken room, in which John Philip Kemble's father, Roger, as a barber, dresses a wig, while he (John) talks to his mother; Sarah, Stephen, Charles, and a younger sister are variously occupi... More

The property tax, British Cartoon Print

The property tax, British Cartoon Print

Cartoon shows a prosperous John Bull seated in a chair as a blue demon hovers above him using a magnet to withdraw coins from Bull's waistcoat pocket. The ghost of William Pitt rises from the floorboards saying... More

Sick of the property tax or ministerial influnza (sic), British Cartoon Print

Sick of the property tax or ministerial influnza (sic), British Cartoo...

Cartoon shows ministers, among them Vansittart and Castlereagh, vomiting taxes into a large bag labeled "budget." The Prince Regent stands nearby, supported on crutches labeled "more money" and "increase in inc... More

Conspirators; or, delegates in council, British Cartoon Print

Conspirators; or, delegates in council, British Cartoon Print

Cartoon shows three government ministers, Viscount Sidmouth, Thomas Reynolds and Viscount Castlereagh, sitting at a table with three agents or spies. On the table rests a large bag from which docketed papers pr... More

Cross examination of a witness in a case of crim con, British Cartoon Print

Cross examination of a witness in a case of crim con, British Cartoon ...

British cartoon showing lawyer saying, to woman, "The lady cried out murder you say - now madam - look at his lordship and tell me on your oath - did she cry out, murder? - or further? - answer that question." ... More

Manchester bull-hunt / Marks delt., British Cartoon Print

Manchester bull-hunt / Marks delt., British Cartoon Print

Cartoon shows a bull, with the head of John Bull, tossing a member of the Manchester Yeomanry and attacking a magistrate. Behind the bull is a group of reformers lead by Henry Hunt holding a paper inscribed "Co... More

Richard cœur de diable!!, British Cartoon Print

Richard cœur de diable!!, British Cartoon Print

British caricature showing bishop and other men around table toasting to looking out for themselves, regardless of justice. The Prince Regent? of England arises saying, "By holy Paul--shadows to night have stru... More

[John Bull and the Yankee barber]

[John Bull and the Yankee barber]

Title from handwritten notation on mat. Study for etching, plate 1, published in "Scraps" #2, 1830. Purchase; Childs Gallery; (DLC/PP-1984:366). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

The Tipperary janus, or both sides of the question / IB., British Cartoon Print

The Tipperary janus, or both sides of the question / IB., British Cart...

Print shows a two-faced Irishman speaking out of both sides for and against a measure proposed for British law. Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). Date bas... More

The political drama. No. 61. Old grill among the paddies, British Cartoon Print

The political drama. No. 61. Old grill among the paddies, British Cart...

Print shows William Cobbett riding on a large gridiron borne by a ragged troop of caricatured Irishmen in a procession following a man carrying a flag pole topped with a death's head labeled "Tom Pain" and flyi... More

Who'll have the specie

Who'll have the specie

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1837, by H.R. Robinson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, of the Southern District of New York. Printed & published by H.R. Robi... More

Jenny Dean's interview with the queen / printed in oil colours by G. Baxter (patentee) from a painting by Mrs. Seyffarth.

Jenny Dean's interview with the queen / printed in oil colours by G. B...

Print shows a scene in a wooded area with a young woman kneeling on the ground with her hands covering her face, a man is standing next to her; facing her is Queen Victoria and another woman, the queen gestures... More

Executive mercy/Marcy and the Bambers

Executive mercy/Marcy and the Bambers

An attack on New York governor William L. Marcy's controversial decision to surrender Irish fugitives John Bamber, Sr., and his son James to the British consul after their detention in New York. The Bambers, wa... More

The author of Vanity Fair

The author of Vanity Fair

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

Combination railways

Combination railways

A man wearing a coronet, who resembles British Prime Minister, William Ewart Gladstone, touches the arm of a bearded man in a modest suit, carrying what may be a bag of tools. They stand before a ticket window... More

Prince of Wales and suite. New York (state) 19th Century Stereoscope Card.

Prince of Wales and suite. New York (state) 19th Century Stereoscope C...

Photograph shows the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) and his entourage at photographer Mathew Brady's New Photographic Studio, Broadway and 10th Street, New York City. Copyright by M.B. Brady. Brady Ste... More

[Tightening the grip]. Book illustration from Library of Congress

[Tightening the grip]. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A large bear hugs a Turkish man, who clasps a bloody dagger, in a tight grip. No copyright information found with item. Signed, lower right: JT monogram / 1877. Title from Punch. Bequest and gift; Caroline and ... More

Uncle Sam presents his return quota of "assisted" immigrants

Uncle Sam presents his return quota of "assisted" immigrants

"Assisted emigrants for Great Britain passage paid by Uncle Sam" on ship; "Monopoly, the cow with many mouths to feed" on sign; "J. Hawbuck, N.Y. Legislature" on bag; and "Anti Common Sense Society" on sign at ... More

Sweethearts / W. Dendy Sadler ; painted by W. Dendy Sadler ; etched by W.H. Boucher.

Sweethearts / W. Dendy Sadler ; painted by W. Dendy Sadler ; etched by...

Print showing an elderly couple sitting on opposite sides of a garden path with sundial on a pedestal between. The woman, wearing a bonnet, is knitting; the man, formally dressed with top hat, is leaning forwar... More

Cavalier and Roundhead (rich and poor) / Alfred W. Strutt.

Cavalier and Roundhead (rich and poor) / Alfred W. Strutt.

Print showing a young cavalier on horseback and a poor boy riding a mule, each accompanied by a dog. Includes a remarque in lower right corner showing a dog's head looking at a falcon resting on an arm. X32903 ... More

The end of the skein / W. Dendy Sadler ; painted by W. Dendy Sadler ; etched by W.H. Boucher.

The end of the skein / W. Dendy Sadler ; painted by W. Dendy Sadler ; ...

Print showing an elderly couple balling a skein of yarn. They are sitting in chairs facing each other before a fireplace in an elegantly decorated room with a large urn with Asian motif below a table against a ... More

"For all my fancy dwells on Nancy" / W. Dendy Sadler ; painted by W. Dendy Sadler ; etched by W.H. Boucher.

"For all my fancy dwells on Nancy" / W. Dendy Sadler ; painted by W. D...

Print showing a middle-aged couple in a domestic scene in the space between a mudroom and a kitchen. The man, wearing a fox hunting outfit, is sitting in a chair, holding a glass in his right hand on a table, h... More

While the soldiers were being entertained in the dining-hall, the children were sent out to eat their evening meal under the shade of an oak tree

While the soldiers were being entertained in the dining-hall, the chil...

(DLC/PP-1935:0022). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Elinor Arden, Royalist," St. Nicholas, 31:873 (Aug. 1904).

Unhappy position of a loyal gentleman taking his bath while an amateur orchestra is practising "God save the King" in an adjoining room

Unhappy position of a loyal gentleman taking his bath while an amateur...

A naked man is shown standing in a bathtub with his arms folded in reverence to the British national anthem he hears playing in an adjoining room. A large bath towel draped over a rack conceals the lower porti... More

Winston Churchill smiles at the camera (about 1912)

Winston Churchill smiles at the camera (about 1912)

British First Lord of Admiralty, Winston Churchill, is shown dressed in a top hat and a fur trimmed coat. Carrying a walking stick, he grins in the direction of the viewer where, according to the caption, a pho... More

Your king & country need you to maintain the honour and glory of the British Empire / Lawson Wood '14 ; Dobson, Molle & Co. Ltd., Color Printers, Edinr. & London.

Your king & country need you to maintain the honour and glory of the B...

Poster showing a Scottish soldier in uniform with kilt, standing on a street corner in a Belgian village. Caption: A wee "scrap o' paper" is Britain's bond. Copyright Dobson, Molle & Co. Ltd. Poster no. 17. Tit... More

Britain's new million army. Complete the second half million. ...
"Wake up England" Complete the second half-million

"Wake up England" Complete the second half-million

Poster is text only, with small arms and monogram of King George V above. Title from item.

Your king and country need you. Enlist now / H.W. & V. Ld.

Your king and country need you. Enlist now / H.W. & V. Ld.

Poster showing text with small armorial device of King George V, against a background of the British flag. Poster no. 5. W 3004 11/14. Title from item.

His Majesty's Army ... vacancies exist

His Majesty's Army ... vacancies exist

Recruiting poster for British Army shows four Army units, Hussars, Highlanders, Infantry and the Army Service Corps. Drawings of soldiers in uniform by Ernest Ibbetson and John McNeill. Title from item.

Your king & country need you to maintain the honour and glory of the British Empire / Lawson Wood '14 ; Dobson, Molle & Co. Ltd., Color Printers, Edinr. & London.

Your king & country need you to maintain the honour and glory of the B...

Poster showing an old veteran, wearing his decorations, shaking hands with a young soldier. Caption: A chip of the old block. Copyright by Dobson, Molle & Co. Ltd. Poster no. 18. Title from item.

Britain's strong arm, and yours, will carry us through. Enlist now / Printed by The Clerkenwell Press, Ltd., 76 & 78 Clerkenwell Rd., London, E.C.

Britain's strong arm, and yours, will carry us through. Enlist now / P...

Poster is text only. Wt. 9488 30M. 12/14. Poster no. 28. Title from item.

No trespassing

No trespassing

Golfer John Bull, stands on the edge of land marked "England," looking out over a large body of water. He holds a golf club and stares at the water with wide open eyes. Markers indicate a golf course behind him... More

"England expects every man to do his duty" and join the army to-day / H.T. & Co.

"England expects every man to do his duty" and join the army to-day / ...

Poster is text only, with small armorial device of King George V. Poster no. 1. W 7810-14. Title from item.

Rally round the flag. Every fit man wanted / L.S. & Co.

Rally round the flag. Every fit man wanted / L.S. & Co.

Poster is text only, with small British flag at top. Poster no. 2. W. 8839 12/14. Title from item.

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