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The Parlmt. dissolved, or, the Devil turn'd fortune teller / design'd & engrav'd by G. Terry, Paternoster Row.

The Parlmt. dissolved, or, the Devil turn'd fortune teller / design'd ...

Print shows Lord North and another minister with the Devil who has conjured a Native male figure, representing America, standing on a prostrate soldier and holding a building, representing Parliament, from whic... more

The colossus of the North; or the striding Boreas

The colossus of the North; or the striding Boreas

Print shows Lord North, astride a stream flowing from Westminster Hall, standing on two blocks labeled "Tyranny" and "Venality"; flowing down stream are members of Parliament, at the head of the stream stands J... more

The dissolution of P[arliamen]t

The dissolution of P[arliamen]t

Print shows members of Parliament riding in a large carriage past a building commemorating "John Wilkes Esqr."

Premiere assemblée du congrès / dessiné par le Barbier Peintre du Roi ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Royale de Vienne &c.

Premiere assemblée du congrès / dessiné par le Barbier Peintre du Roi ...

Print shows session of the First Continental Congress, September 1774, in Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Title from item. Illus. in: Essais historiques et politiques sur les Anglo-Américains, ...... 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

Le Souhait accompli v'la comme j'avions toujours désiré que ça fut.

Le Souhait accompli v'la comme j'avions toujours désiré que ça fut.

Cartoon showing three men representing the three estates (clergyman, nobleman, and peasant) embracing and standing on red, white, and blue sheets marked "haine," "grandeurs," and "benefices." (National Assembly... more

L'assembleé des aristocrates

L'assembleé des aristocrates

Print shows a tightly composed group of caricatured heads, including a few animal heads, of the aristocracy. Title from item. Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress).

Nom de MM les deputes de la ville de Paris, a l'Assemblée National

Nom de MM les deputes de la ville de Paris, a l'Assemblée National

Print shows the deputies from Paris to the National Assembly aboard a large, ornate carriage being drawn by a bull, lion, sheep, and a snake; ahead of them, leading the procession, are three female figures, one... more

Assemblée nationale, abandon de tous les privileges, à Versailles sceance de la nuit du 4 au 5 aout 1789 / dessiné par C. Monnet, peintre du Roi ; gravé par Helman, de l'Académie des Arts de Lille en Flandre.

Assemblée nationale, abandon de tous les privileges, à Versailles scea...

Print shows the Assemblée nationale meeting in a large room with amphitheater seating as members of the clergy and the nobility come forward to renounce their priviledges. Title from item. No. 4 from the series... more

Patriotic regeneration, viz. parliament reform'd, a la francoise, that is honest men (i.e. opposition,) in the seat of justice

Patriotic regeneration, viz. parliament reform'd, a la francoise, that...

The interior of the House of Commons. The Speaker's chair and the table are in the foreground on the extreme left. Only the Opposition benches are visible and are crowded with English sansculottes wearing bonne... more

U.S. Reports: Rapelje v. Emery, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 231 (1795)

U.S. Reports: Rapelje v. Emery, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 231 (1795)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 2; Dallas Volume 2; September Term, 1795; Rapelje versus Emery

[Du pain et la constitution de LXXXXIII] / dessiné par C. Monnet ; gravé par Helman, l'an 5e, de la R.F.

[Du pain et la constitution de LXXXXIII] / dessiné par C. Monnet ; gra...

Print shows the Assemblée nationale législative meeting in a large room crowded with French citizens, many of them armed with swords and pikes, one holding aloft a victim's head on a pike, another firing a rifl... more

I object! The gentleman from Pennsylvania objects, the gentleman will reduce his objection to writing

I object! The gentleman from Pennsylvania objects, the gentleman will ...

Title from item. Another impression filed under: LOT 14099, no. 894. Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series (Library of Congress)

Political candour, i.e. coalition resolutions of June 14th, 1805

Political candour, i.e. coalition resolutions of June 14th, 1805

Fox makes a speech in the House of Commons; a large section of the crowded Opposition benches is shown (r.). Pitt sits alone on the Treasury Bench, his profile only appearing on the extreme left. The rest of th... more

Political candour, i.e. coalition resolutions of June 14th, 1805

Political candour, i.e. coalition resolutions of June 14th, 1805

Fox makes a speech in the House of Commons; a large section of the crowded Opposition benches is shown (r.). Pitt sits alone on the Treasury Bench, his profile only appearing on the extreme left. The rest of th... more

Blowing up the new opposition / Argus Invt.

Blowing up the new opposition / Argus Invt.

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

Set-to between the champion old tip & the swell Dutcheman of Kinderhook -- 1836

Set-to between the champion old tip & the swell Dutcheman of Kinderhoo...

Satire on the presidential campaign of 1836, portraying the contest as a boxing match between Democratic candidate Martin Van Buren and Whig candidate William Henry Harrison. The artist clearly favors Harrison.... more

U.S. Reports: The United States v. Freeman, 44 U.S. (3 How.) 556 (1845)

U.S. Reports: The United States v. Freeman, 44 U.S. (3 How.) 556 (1845...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 44; Howard Volume 3; January Term, 1845; United States, Plaintiffs, v. William H. Freeman

Les caniches et les rentiers allant féliciter l'Assemblée..

Les caniches et les rentiers allant féliciter l'Assemblée..

Les caniches et les rentiers allant féliciter l'Assemblée nationale du rejet de l'impôt que l'on proposait sur le transfert des rentes et sur la race canine Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Les caniches et les rentiers allant féliciter l'Assemblée..

Les caniches et les rentiers allant féliciter l'Assemblée..

Les caniches et les rentiers allant féliciter l'Assemblée nationale du rejet de l'impôt que l'on proposait sur le transfert des rentes et sur la race canine Courtesy of Boston Public Library

U.S. Reports: Curran v. State of Arkansas, 56 U.S. (15 How.) 304 (1853)

U.S. Reports: Curran v. State of Arkansas, 56 U.S. (15 How.) 304 (1853...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 56; Howard Volume 15; December Term, 1853; James N. Curran, Plaintiff in Error, v. The State of Arkansas, The Bank of the State of Arkansas, John M. Ross, Financial Receiver, an... more

Assembling of Congress, Hall of Representatives, Washington City, December 3, 1860

Assembling of Congress, Hall of Representatives, Washington City, Dece...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1860 Dec. 15, p. 793.

Oh you kid!

Oh you kid!

Goat, "con--fusion," climbing steps to "Albany assembly" with man in top hat, possibly a legislator, and tammany tiger in back of building. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1932:0042). Forms part of: Cabinet... more

U.S. Senators, 43rd Congress / Redington & Shaffer, landscape photographers, P.O. Box 258, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Senators, 43rd Congress / Redington & Shaffer, landscape photogra...

Photograph showing members of the 43rd Congress, U.S. Capitol building with a key to people depicted printed on the mount. 2417 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Caption below title reads: Taken Thursday,... more

U.S. Senators, 43d Congress / Redington & Shaffer, Landscape Photographers, P.O. Box 258, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Senators, 43d Congress / Redington & Shaffer, Landscape Photograp...

Photograph showing members of the 43rd Congress, U.S. Capitol building. 2417 U.S. Copyright Office. Caption below title reads: Taken Thursday, February 12th, 1874, at East Senate Portico of the Capitol. Additio... more

Michigan delegation, Forty fifth Congress, 1878

Michigan delegation, Forty fifth Congress, 1878

Photograph showing individual cameos of 11 of the 12 members of the Michigan delegation to the 45th Congress including Alpheus Williams, the sole Democrat, Omar Conger, Jay Hubbell, and others. Title from item.... more

A point of order in the House

A point of order in the House

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Flight of politicians with their causes over female figure of the U.S. Capitol dome

Flight of politicians with their causes over female figure of the U.S....

Title devised by cataloger. No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

An executive session of the Senate

An executive session of the Senate

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Westward, ho!

Westward, ho!

"From the fresco by E. Leutze in the United States Capitol." No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ... more

Political ghosts of reform scaring 48th Congress king

Political ghosts of reform scaring 48th Congress king

Title devised by cataloger. No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Doubtful : can the tedious old turtle be induced to move?

Doubtful : can the tedious old turtle be induced to move?

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

A house divided against itself

A house divided against itself

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Race by Keifer, Beringer, Carlisle, Randall and Cox for the speakership

Race by Keifer, Beringer, Carlisle, Randall and Cox for the speakershi...

Title devised by cataloger. No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860221.

As dead as Julius Caesar

As dead as Julius Caesar

"After the great historical picture "The Death of Caesar" by Jean Leon Gerome." No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project don... more

Quixotic tilting / Stur.

Quixotic tilting / Stur.

Cartoon showing man "party leader" wearing armor, on a horse, pointing spear "Senatorial courtesy" at windmill in form of James Garfield, with Chester Arthur and Thomas Platt as donkey standing in front. Illus.... more

This is not the New York Stock Exchange, it is the patronage exchange, called U.S. Senate / J.A. Wales.

This is not the New York Stock Exchange, it is the patronage exchange,...

Senators holding papers "patronage," "sold out," and "New York quotations," with T.C. Platt handcuffed to man on left, who is handing "orders of the boss" to Chester Arthur. Illus. in: Puck, v. 9, 1881 April 13... more

Carlisle offered the speakership pie

Carlisle offered the speakership pie

Title devised by cataloger. No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860221.

U.S. Reports: Red Rock v. Henry, 106 U.S. 596 (1883)

U.S. Reports: Red Rock v. Henry, 106 U.S. 596 (1883)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 106; October Term, 1882; Red Rock v. Henry

U.S. Reports: Gilfillan v. Union Canal Co., 109 U.S. 401 (1883)

U.S. Reports: Gilfillan v. Union Canal Co., 109 U.S. 401 (1883)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 109; October Term, 1883; Gilfillan v. Union Canal Company of Pennsylvania

"Whitelaw Reid refuses to accept the New York senatorship" / Gillam.

"Whitelaw Reid refuses to accept the New York senatorship" / Gillam.

Illustration shows Whitelaw Reid, dressed as a dandy, turning away from a young woman labeled "N.Y. State" who is carrying a bucket labeled "Reform Milk" and headed in a direction indicated by a sign "To Reform... more

Made harmless at last! / F. Graetz.

Made harmless at last! / F. Graetz.

Illustration shows the Tammany Tiger with the face of John Kelly, sitting in a chair labeled "Board of Aldermen" and slumped over a table, weeping on a sheet of paper that states "News from Albany - Power of Su... more

The knight of the wind-bag enters the senatorial field / Gillam.

The knight of the wind-bag enters the senatorial field / Gillam.

Illustration shows William M. Evarts as a knight on horseback with Whitelaw Reid as his page who is blowing a horn labeled "Evarts Letter" outside the "Albany Legislature" castle to announce Evarts' arrival. Re... more

Make him harmless! / F. Graetz.

Make him harmless! / F. Graetz.

Illustration shows a youthful Theodore Roosevelt clipping the long claws labeled "Confirming Powers of the Board of Aldermen" on the "Tammany" tiger with scissors labeled "By Act of Legislature"; he has disable... more

Dodging the issues

Dodging the issues

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

U.S. Reports: Comanche County v. Lewis, 133 U.S. 198 (1890)

U.S. Reports: Comanche County v. Lewis, 133 U.S. 198 (1890)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 133; October Term, 1889; Comanche County v. Lewis

The U.S. House of Representatives

The U.S. House of Representatives

Interior view of House chamber during session of 51st Congress. Copyright By C.M. Bell. No. 3.

[Congress in session in U.S. Capitol]

[Congress in session in U.S. Capitol]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress).

Half the battle

Half the battle

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Not in it

Not in it

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Not in it
Ready for business

Ready for business

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Pondering
The Post's page of "if's"

The Post's page of "if's"

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Uncle Sam plays golf

Uncle Sam plays golf

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Pondering

Pondering

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

That motherly old lady on the dome

That motherly old lady on the dome

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Mutual sympathy / F.M. Hutchins.

Mutual sympathy / F.M. Hutchins.

Print shows John Bull and Uncle Sam, both bent under the weight of the governing bodies that they are carrying on their backs with papers labeled "Hereditary Right to Obstruct Legislation" and "Senatorial Rules... more

A scoop on Santa Claus

A scoop on Santa Claus

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

On the hill

On the hill

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Nero
Flagging the train

Flagging the train

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Nero

Nero

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

With colors flying

With colors flying

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

A story without words

A story without words

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Members of the House of Representatives, Fifty-fifth Congress

Members of the House of Representatives, Fifty-fifth Congress

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Pottle, E. M., copyrigh... more

Wellington
Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence

Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence

Title from negative D419-174; caption on jacket: Frankin signing Treaty of Amity and Commerce. Attribution to Mills based on subject and format. Photograph of a painting. No Detroit Publishing Co. no. Gift; Sta... more

Franklin's examination by the House of Commons in 1766

Franklin's examination by the House of Commons in 1766

Photograph of a painting copyrighted by the Franklin Foundation. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 28059. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Declaration of Independence

Declaration of Independence

Listed in Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912) under title: Declaration of Independence in Congress. Photograph of a painting at Yale School of Fine Arts. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 700. Gift; State Historica... more

Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence

Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence

Title based on negative D419-174. Photograph of a painting by Charles Mills. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 28060. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.