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
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
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
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).
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
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
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
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
Full-length portrait facing left, standing next to column with Liberty figure. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
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).
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).
Political cartoon showing man and woman at door and priest hiding under table. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
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
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
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
Cartoon showing woman with elaborate hairdo playing keyboard instrument and singing(?). Forms part of British Cartoon Prints Collection. (Library of Congress) No. V2, 65.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Large man holding a club and caricature of himself, threatens a kneeling caricaturist. Forms part of: British cartoon Prints collection (Library of Congress).
Caricature of British person holding small figure of Napoleon on fork toward mouth. Form part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
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).
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
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).
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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).
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
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
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
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
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
"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
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
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
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
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
(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).
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.