This tapestry is one from a nine-piece series known as the Hunters’ Chase. Curiously-enough, given its secular subject-matter, the original edition was commissioned by the Dutch Church in London, in 1645. Franc... more
Print shows a group of ministers seated around a table commenting on the news of William Beckford's death. Depicted are Jeremiah Dyson, John Montagu Sandwich, William Murray Mansfield, Sir Fletcher Norton, Augu... more
The coffee-house patriots, or news, from St. Eustatia / H. Bunbury Esqr. delint. ; W. Dickinson excudt.
Print shows interior view of a coffeehouse, presumably in London, where several man of commerce appear disgruntled at the news of the successful campaign to capture Saint Eustatius, a port used by British merch... more
Allgemeines historisches Taschenbuch, oder Abriss der merkwürdigsten neuen Welt-Begebenheiten: enthaltend für 1784 die Geschichte der Revolution von Nord-America [General historical pocketbook, summarizing noteworthy world news of 1784, with a History of the Revolution in North America]
This extra-illustrated volume contains 182 pages of text preceded by a frontispiece, the latter from a different 1784 publication. Within the text are 24 printed historical images (two copies each of 12 America... 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
"A young woman sits a donkey which is in the sea, refusing to move; she flourishes her parasol ..." (Source: George)
ootag=Theatre Royal, Library, New Library, News Rooms from "An Historical and Descriptive Sketch of Birmingham, with some account of its environs, and forty-four views of the principal public buildings, etc. [By George Yates?]"
This image has been taken from scan 000216 from "An Historical and Descriptive Sketch of Birmingham, with some account of its environs, and forty-four views of the principal public buildings, etc. [By George Ya... more