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Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man in the moon at large, British Cartoon Print

Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man...

Print shows Edmund Burke sitting at a desk on a crescent moon, holding a quill pen, an open "pamphlet" and an inkwell are on the desk, broken chains hang from his wrists; a scene on the front of the desk, label... More

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

St. Monday / H. Roberts, sculp., British Cartoon Print

St. Monday / H. Roberts, sculp., British Cartoon Print

"This engraving is the frontispiece to a tract styled, "Low-Life; or One Half of the World, knows not how The Other Half Live." &c., "With an Address to the ingenious and ingenuous Mr. Hogarth..." (Source: Step... More

The old partners in the new navy job / Gillam.

The old partners in the new navy job / Gillam.

Illustration shows John Roach and George M. Robeson dressed as 16th century soldiers, doing a song and dance routine on a stage; Roach is holding a paper that states "Contract for new U.S. Cruisers $2,440,000 a... More

A new and finer crown for California / CH [monogram].

A new and finer crown for California / CH [monogram].

Illustration shows a female figure holding out a crown labeled "The New Frisco", fashioned after a city skyline; a bear sits on the ground next to her and, in the background, are 16th or 17th century sailing sh... More

The gentlemen from New York / Keppler.

The gentlemen from New York / Keppler.

Illustration shows Thomas C. Platt and Chauncey M. Depew wearing 16th century theatrical costumes in a scene from Shakespeare's play Henry IV. Title from item. Caption: Falstaff Depew (to Prince Hal Platt) I w... More

Politieke allegorie : de kroon van Boeginese koning
Oranje redt de Nederlanden van het Spaanse zeemonster, ca. 1577

Oranje redt de Nederlanden van het Spaanse zeemonster, ca. 1577

Politieke allegorie met Willem van Oranje die als Perseus de Nederlanden (Andromeda) komt redden van de Spaanse tirannie (het zeemonster), ca. 1577. Andromeda met wapen aangeduid als het hertogdom Brabant, rech... More

Allegorie op het geduld tijdens de periode van oorlog

Allegorie op het geduld tijdens de periode van oorlog

Politieke allegorie op het geduld in de tijd van de Tachtigjarige Oorlog, ca. 1577. De vrouwelijke personificatie van Geduld (Patientia), weergegeven als een naakte vrouw, is geketend aan een boom. Naast haar h... More

De Boom van het Verbond, 1578

De Boom van het Verbond, 1578

Politieke allegorie uit 1578 met de Boom van de Vrede (Arbor Pacis) in het midden; boven in de boom het wapen van Filips II waarin uit de hemel een hart wordt gezet; in de takken zitten links en rechts Liefde (... More

Oproep tot eendracht in de Nederlanden, 1578

Oproep tot eendracht in de Nederlanden, 1578

Politieke allegorie waarin opgeroepen wordt tot eendrachtig optreden van de Nederlanden tegen de Spaanse vijand. Op een Romeins (of Italiaans) stadsplein vindt binnen een omheining een gevecht plaats tussen twe... More

De dood van Don Juan en de vernedering van Alva, 1578

De dood van Don Juan en de vernedering van Alva, 1578

De dood van Don Juan en de vernedering van Alva, 1578. Politieke allegorie waarin Don Juan door de Dood te paard met een pijl doorschoten wordt. Linksvoor kruipt de hertog van Alva geketend over de grond gelijk... More

De Boom van het Verbond, 1578

De Boom van het Verbond, 1578

Politieke allegorie uit 1578 met de Boom van de Vrede (Arbor Pacis) in het midden; boven in de boom het wapen van Filips II waarin uit de hemel een hart wordt gezet; in de takken zitten links en rechts Liefde (... More

De Nederlandse Koe, ca. 1587

De Nederlandse Koe, ca. 1587

Politieke allegorie van ca. 1587 waarin de Nederlandse Koe wordt gemolken door een Schot of Engelsman (mogelijk de graaf van Leicester), bij de horens gevat door een Duitser (mogelijk Matthias van Oostenrijk of... More

Transcriptie van de verzen bij een politieke allegorie uit 1598
Transcriptie van de verzen bij de politieke allegorie uit 1598
The fumbler's clubb, British Cartoon Print

The fumbler's clubb, British Cartoon Print

Print shows a group of men, a nursemaid and a housemaid admiring a "baby" which is actually a cat wrapped in swaddling. Text under image is satire of man, unable to father children, who thinks a cat is his chil... More

Antwoord op een paskwil van pater Arent tegen de Hollanders, 1615

Antwoord op een paskwil van pater Arent tegen de Hollanders, 1615

Politieke allegorie met links de roomse voorstelling van pater Arents tegen de Hollanders, in het midden een monsterlijke kop, rechts het anti-roomse antwoord waarin de rollen worden omgekeerd. Links braadt de ... More

Allegorie op de rol van de de paus in de Gulik-Kleefse kwestie, 1615

Allegorie op de rol van de de paus in de Gulik-Kleefse kwestie, 1615

Politieke allegorie op rol van de de paus en de roomse kerk in de Gulik-Kleefse kwestie, 1615. Centraal een schreeuwende paus met in de hand een met laurierbladen bedekt zwaard. Door het oplichten van de flap (... More

Claes Jansz Visscher II - De Kleefse Sint Joris, 1615

Claes Jansz Visscher II - De Kleefse Sint Joris, 1615

Politieke allegorie op strijd tussen prins Maurits en Spinola in de Gulik-Kleefse kwestie, 1615. Maurits als de heilige Joris te paard vecht tegen een zevenkoppige draak bereden door Spinola. Op de koppen hoofd... More

Het Testament van het Twaalfjarig Bestand, 1615

Het Testament van het Twaalfjarig Bestand, 1615

Politieke allegorie op het dreigende einde van het Twaalfjarig Bestand, 1615. Het bestand, een oude vrouw, ligt in haar doodsbed omringd door de paus en andere roomse geestelijken die voor haar leven smeken. Zi... More

Salomon Savery - De Weegschaal, 1618

Salomon Savery - De Weegschaal, 1618

Politieke allegorie op de overwinning van de contraremonstranten dankzij het ingrijpen van prins Maurits, 1618. De voorstelling toont een interieur met een grote weegschaal. Hierop worden, in aanwezigheid van G... More

Salomon Savery - De Weegschaal, 1618

Salomon Savery - De Weegschaal, 1618

Politieke allegorie op de overwinning van de contraremonstranten dankzij het ingrijpen van prins Maurits, 1618. De voorstelling toont een interieur met een grote weegschaal. Hierop worden, in aanwezigheid van G... More

Salomon Savery - De Weegschaal, 1618

Salomon Savery - De Weegschaal, 1618

Politieke allegorie op de overwinning van de contraremonstranten dankzij het ingrijpen van prins Maurits, 1618. De voorstelling toont een interieur met een grote weegschaal. Hierop worden, in aanwezigheid van G... More

Salomon Savery - De Weegschaal, 1618

Salomon Savery - De Weegschaal, 1618

Politieke allegorie op de overwinning van de contraremonstranten dankzij het ingrijpen van prins Maurits, 1618. De voorstelling toont een interieur met een grote weegschaal. Hierop worden, in aanwezigheid van G... More

Salomon Savery - De Weegschaal, 1618

Salomon Savery - De Weegschaal, 1618

Politieke allegorie op de overwinning van de contraremonstranten dankzij het ingrijpen van prins Maurits, 1618. De voorstelling toont een interieur met een grote weegschaal. Hierop worden, in aanwezigheid van G... More

Salomon Savery - De Weegschaal, 1618

Salomon Savery - De Weegschaal, 1618

Politieke allegorie op de overwinning van de contraremonstranten dankzij het ingrijpen van prins Maurits, 1618. De voorstelling toont een interieur met een grote weegschaal. Hierop worden, in aanwezigheid van G... More

Salomon Savery - De Weegschaal, 1618

Salomon Savery - De Weegschaal, 1618

Politieke allegorie op de overwinning van de contraremonstranten dankzij het ingrijpen van prins Maurits, 1618. De voorstelling toont een interieur met een grote weegschaal. Hierop worden, in aanwezigheid van G... More

Allegorie op de ondergang van de Spaanse Armada en de ontdekking van het buskruitverraad, 1588-1605

Allegorie op de ondergang van de Spaanse Armada en de ontdekking van h...

Politieke allegorie op de ondergang van de Spaanse Armada in 1588 en de ontdekking van het buskruitverraad in 1605. Links de Spaanse vloot op zee, in het midden een tafel met baldakijn waaraan de duivel, Filips... More

1588. Deo trin-vni Britanniae bis ultori, In memoriam ..., British Cartoon Print

1588. Deo trin-vni Britanniae bis ultori, In memoriam ..., British Car...

The destruction of the Spanish Armada, 1588, and the detection of the gunpowder plot, 1605. Print contains the irradiated name of Jehovah, under which is a tent with the Devil as president, holding a sealed pap... More

Orpheus door Nieuwe Tijd aan boord genomen, 1625

Orpheus door Nieuwe Tijd aan boord genomen, 1625

Politieke allegorie met Orpheus die door de Nieuwe Tijd aan boord van een schip wordt genomen. Links een stad met verdedigingsmuren en kanonnen. In de lucht een hand met bliksemstralen.

Titelpagina van het pamflet: Afbeeldinge vanden Ouden ende Nieuwen-tijt Waer met Orpheus Wandelt / Spreekt / Singt ende Speelt, 1625
Orpheus door Nieuwe Tijd aan boord genomen, 1625

Orpheus door Nieuwe Tijd aan boord genomen, 1625

Politieke allegorie met Orpheus die door de Nieuwe Tijd aan boord van een schip wordt genomen. Links een stad met verdedigingsmuren en kanonnen. In de lucht een hand met bliksemstralen.

Orpheus onder de Oranjeboom, 1625

Orpheus onder de Oranjeboom, 1625

Politieke allegorie met Orpheus harpspelend onder de Oranjeboom, 1625. Aan zijn voeten leven vreedzaam naast elkaar de dieren: schapen, leeuw, varken, hond en ooievaar.

Titelpagina van het pamflet: Afbeeldinge vanden Ouden ende Nieuwen-tijt Waer met Orpheus Wandelt / Spreekt / Singt ende Speelt, 1625

Titelpagina van het pamflet: Afbeeldinge vanden Ouden ende Nieuwen-tij...

Titelpagina van het pamflet Afbeeldinge vanden Ouden ende Nieuwen-tijt Waer met Orpheus Wandelt / Spreekt / Singt ende Speelt, 1625. Politieke allegorie met Orpheus harpspelend onder de Oranjeboom, 1625. Aan zi... More

Op't vernietegen van't genaemde Engels Parlement door Olivier Cromwel hun Generael, British Cartoon Print

Op't vernietegen van't genaemde Engels Parlement door Olivier Cromwel ...

Dutch cartoon protesting Oliver Cromwell's reign by showing him as Hercules clad in a lionskin shattering the royal money barrel, symbolically ending the rule of the Long Parliament. By an unknown Dutch artist.... More

A contented cuckold in the new fashion, British Cartoon Print

A contented cuckold in the new fashion, British Cartoon Print

Print shows a half-length portrait of a cuckold counting his wealth in the form of jewelry that his unfaithful wife receives as gifts from her suitors; through a window in the upper right corner can be seen the... More

Giuseppe Maria Mitelli - De Nieuwsgierigheid

Giuseppe Maria Mitelli - De Nieuwsgierigheid

Een politieke allegorie op de nieuwsgierigheid (Curiosità): een gevleugelde vrouwenfiguur met een gewaad met daarop ogen en oren, die twee tekstrollen toont met een lijst van de overwinningen en veroveringen va... More

Europa's molendans, ca. 1700

Europa's molendans, ca. 1700

Europa's molendans. Politieke allegorie waarin op de muziek van Cupido met elkaar dansen: Nederland, Frankrijk, Engeland en Spanje. Op de achtergrond een molen, op de grond Engelse rozen en Franse lelies. Mogel... More

Mandarina Tottidumpa, original dancing mistress to the first Emperour of China [dancing with] Philobanter Suckbottle, Prime Dancing Minister to ye Ancient Noddificators of the famous city in the Land of Nod
The Lilliputian Dancing School, or ... Monsr. Gravieulo Tottibone, French Dancing Master to the Temple Lawyers [dancing with] Dame Prucilla Quiddletet, Dancing Mistress to the Milkmaids against May Day
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).

[Robert Powel the Puppet Show man], British Cartoon Print

[Robert Powel the Puppet Show man], British Cartoon Print

"This engraving, which formed the frontispiece to "A Second Tale of a Tub : or, the History of Robert Powel the Puppet-Show-Man..." (Source: Stephens) Title translated: Burlesque referring to the Lord High Trea... More

A touch of the times, British Cartoon Print

A touch of the times, British Cartoon Print

Print shows a woman playing cards with a monkey dressed as a man, two figures in masquerade attend to them, above and in the background are a musician, a man and a woman, and a cuckold, also seated is an owl sm... More

De inventeur der windnegotie, op zyn zegekar, British Cartoon Print

De inventeur der windnegotie, op zyn zegekar, British Cartoon Print

"This engraved satire on the Mississippi Company and other financial bubbles of 1720 is No. 55 in vol. i. of "Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid", a collection of Dutch satires on these schemes..." (Source: Step... More

De eklips der zuider zon doet veele in't duister zitten veroorzaakt door de onpolitike maan der brn..., British Cartoon Print

De eklips der zuider zon doet veele in't duister zitten veroorzaakt do...

"This engraving is a Dutch satire on the failure of the South Sea Company, Mississippi Company, and bubble schemes of Jonn Law and others, 1720..." (Source: Stephens) Title translated: [The eclipse of the south... More

Quinquanpolix, British Cartoon Print

Quinquanpolix, British Cartoon Print

"This engraving is a Dutch satire on John Law of Lauriston, promoter of the Mississippi Company and other bubble schemes of the year 1720; it is No. 21 in vol. i. of "Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid", a colle... More

De verslagen actionist in de stoel met rinkels, overreeden geweest van't geLauwerd Paard van Troje, British Cartoon Print

De verslagen actionist in de stoel met rinkels, overreeden geweest van...

"This engraved satire on the South Sea Company and other bubble schemes of 1720, and shortly before, is No. 38 in vol. i. of "Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid", a collection of Dutch satires on the schemes in ... More

Missisippi of 't wydbefaamde Goudland door de inbeelding der Windnegotie, British Cartoon Print

Missisippi of 't wydbefaamde Goudland door de inbeelding der Windnegot...

"Five distinct designs. This engraved Dutch satire on the share mania of 1720 and few preceding years is No. 5 in vol. ii. of "Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid", a collection of similar satires on the Mississi... More

Mr. Alexander Pope

Mr. Alexander Pope

Medley print shows pictures lying as if carelessly placed one over the other. All images relate to Alexander Pope. The center image is a portrait of Pope. Underneath the images is "An Encomium on Mr. Pope and... More

Enthusiasm display'd: or, the Moor Fields congregation, British Cartoon Print

Enthusiasm display'd: or, the Moor Fields congregation, British Cartoo...

The print shows evangelical Methodist minister George Whitefield preaching at Moorsfield, London.. He is supported by two females, one holding a mask and labeled "Hypocrisy", the other a Janus-faced "Deceit". O... More

Allegorie op de keizerverkiezing te Frankfurt, 1741

Allegorie op de keizerverkiezing te Frankfurt, 1741

Oorspronkelijke zestiende- of zeventiende-eeuwse politieke allegorie hergebruikt in 1741 als een zinnebeeld op de aanstaande keizerverkiezing op de Rijksdag te Frankfurt in januari 1742. De paus en leden van de... More

De strijd om de keizerskroon, 1742

De strijd om de keizerskroon, 1742

Oorspronkelijke zeventiende-eeuwse voorstelling van een kermisattractie in de vorm van een soort draaimolen waarin twee mannen gezeten op paarden proberen een ring te steken. Hier gebruikt als politieke allegor... More

The Duke of N- - -tle and his cook, British Cartoon Print

The Duke of N- - -tle and his cook, British Cartoon Print

"The scene of this engraving is laid in the Duke of Newcastle's kitchen, where his cook, Chloe, is pointing to the "Proclamation against Papists", and remonstrating with the Duke, "Bégar, me can no rélish dis d... More

The Covt. Garden morning frolick. Gaillardise du Commun Jardin / invented & engraved by L.P. Boitard., British Cartoon Print

The Covt. Garden morning frolick. Gaillardise du Commun Jardin / inven...

"An engraving showing Covent Garden, the church in the background, with its clock at 4:55; the sun-dial on the pillar, as in "He and his drunken Companions", No. 2186, which see for references to other illustra... More

Mercurius daalt neer op een man in een studeervertrek

Mercurius daalt neer op een man in een studeervertrek

Een man zit achter een schrijftafel in een studeervertrek. Boven hem zweeft Mercurius met de caduceus met daaraan de titel van het tijdschrift. Op de voorgrond een globe en andere meetinstrumenten, in de achter... More

Whipping John of Islington, British Cartoon Print

Whipping John of Islington, British Cartoon Print

Print shows an interior view of a room in which a man holds a bare-bottomed woman with a pained look on her face on his back as another woman holds up the woman's dress and points to her naked backside; a man, ... More

An apology to the town, for himself and the bottle, by J.* Nick-all, Bedford Coffee-House, Covent Garden, Feb. the 6th, British Cartoon Print

An apology to the town, for himself and the bottle, by J.* Nick-all, B...

"An engraving with three columns of verse in letterpress below it. The former shows a table placed in the middle of a stage-scene for a room; on the table is a quart bottle, in the neck of which is a large funn... More

Don Jumpedo in the character of Harlequin jumping down his own throat / T. F., British Cartoon Print

Don Jumpedo in the character of Harlequin jumping down his own throat ...

"An engraving, showing Harlequin, the lower half of his body placed within a sort of pedestal, gradually disappearing down his own throat, his mask appearing above; his legs and much of his body and head are go... More

The prodigals nurse, or modern heir / M. Iackson, invt. ; Boitard sculpt., British Cartoon Print

The prodigals nurse, or modern heir / M. Iackson, invt. ; Boitard scul...

Print shows an interior view of a room in which a dapperly dressed young man, "Booby Squander, Esq.", turns over the deed to the family estate, his inheritance, to a money lender, the usurer "Solomon Thrifty", ... More

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).

To the tune of a cobler there was

To the tune of a cobler there was

Caricature of a man, seated, three-quarter length, squinting, and poem starting, "A colonel there was, tho' he is not for now, if you want to know why, I'll soon tell you how ..."

The harlots nurse, or modern procuress / Boitard sculpt., British Cartoon Print

The harlots nurse, or modern procuress / Boitard sculpt., British Cart...

Print shows an interior view of a room in which a tightly corsetted courtesan admires herself in a mirror as her maid, or procuress, views her from behind. This scene is mirrored by a cat toying with a mouse un... More

The dextrous trimmer or Pool Pill Garlick left in the suds / R. Houston, fecit., British Cartoon Print

The dextrous trimmer or Pool Pill Garlick left in the suds / R. Housto...

This record contains unverified, old data from an unpublished P&P checklist, "British Political and Social Caricatures, 1655-1832 ... not in the published catalogs of the British Museum," compiled in 1968 (NC 1... More

A reply, for the present, to the unknown authors of Villany detected, &c., 1754, British Cartoon Print

A reply, for the present, to the unknown authors of Villany detected, ...

Print shows Dr. Robert James, inventor of a patent "fever powder," giving his medicine to a sick man as a quack doctor steals the medicine from the doctor's pocket and a ghost denounces the thief. Title from it... More

A new Dunciad done with a view of ye fluctuating ideas of taste, without preface or introduction, British Cartoon Print

A new Dunciad done with a view of ye fluctuating ideas of taste, witho...

Engraving shows the interior of a room, where Hogarth, "no.1", leans against a table while holding an artist's pallette and a Pantin, or child's scaramouch. Around Hogarth are arrayed, no. 2, "his Genius", no. ... More

The American moose-deer, or Away to the River Ohio, British Cartoon Print

The American moose-deer, or Away to the River Ohio, British Cartoon Pr...

"An engraving showing an American moose-deer surrounded by kings, and standing on the banks of the "Ohio"..." (Source: Stephens) This record contains unverified data from Stephens. Catalogue of prints and drawi... More

A club of artist's, British Cartoon Print

A club of artist's, British Cartoon Print

Etching shows four persons seated at a table, a waiter drawing a cork from a jug, and William Hogarth, "A", standing, saying, "Give me some waste paper Jack." Two artists at the table offer him their work to be... More

British resentment, or The French fairly coopt at Louisbourg / L. Boitard, invt. et delin. ; J. June, sculp.

British resentment, or The French fairly coopt at Louisbourg / L. Boit...

"Britannia, seated on a throne inscribed,---"Nemo me impune lacessit", attends to the complaints of injured Americans, and affords them protection..." (Source: Stephens)

A sceene of sceenes. Elizabeth Cannings dream for ye good of her native country, which she dreamt soon after her arrival in America / J. June, sculp.

A sceene of sceenes. Elizabeth Cannings dream for ye good of her nativ...

Print shows Elizabeth Canning, transported to America, seated in a room. She looks alarmingly at an old crone pointing to a soldier's uniform. Through the open window can be seen British soldiers marching up a ... More

Britain's Rights maintained; or French ambitions dismantled. Addrest to the Laudable Societys... / L. Boitard, invt.., British Cartoon Print

Britain's Rights maintained; or French ambitions dismantled. Addrest t...

"Britannia, standing upright, holding the staff and Cap of Liberty, addresses "Mars" and "Neptune" as the representatives of Britons..." (Source: Stephens) This record contains unverified data from Stephens. Ca... More

The comparison French Folly opposed to British wisdom / June, sc. ; J. June, sculp., British Cartoon Print

The comparison French Folly opposed to British wisdom / June, sc. ; J....

"An engraving in two divisions; in that on our left a French officer, "1," with a closed letter in his hand and his finger on his lips, walks away from another, "2," who asks for news from him... In the divisio... More

(1756). Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon Print

(1756). Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon Pr...

"A view of a street where an effigy of an unpopular Minister on horseback is conducted to be burned by a cheering mob, with a gallows and a bundle of faggots..." (Source: Stephens) This record contains unverifi... More

The merry accident, or a print in the morning a chair, a chair, for the lady., British Cartoon Print

The merry accident, or a print in the morning a chair, a chair, for th...

Print shows the well-known courtesan Catherine Maria "Kitty" Fisher sprawled on the ground after falling off her horse; several men quickly gather at the scene of her misfortune as another on horseback leaps a ... More

The Cato: of 1757. (No. 1) / L da Vinci, invt. et sculp., British Cartoon Print

The Cato: of 1757. (No. 1) / L da Vinci, invt. et sculp., British Cart...

"Mr. Fox, seated at his desk, meditates on a halter and a deed of "Revrsion--I--d of 2000£. pr An. for me & Mine"..." (Source: Stephens) Imprint from item. This record contains unverified data from Stephens, wi... More

We are all a comeing or Scotch coal for ever / Sawney McAdam, invt. et fect., British Cartoon Print

We are all a comeing or Scotch coal for ever / Sawney McAdam, invt. et...

"This etching exhibits the road "From Edinbr. to Londo[n]" and many coaches, carts, and other carriages, going southwards..." (Source: Stephens) [By the Marquis Townshend] Related to event dated 1761 in Stephen... More

Wilkes, and Liberty--A New Song

Wilkes, and Liberty--A New Song

A broadside comprising an engraving printed above two columns of verse in letterpress. The former represents two groups; in one the Earl of Bute, armed with a dagger, tears away the robe of the fainting Britann... More

The glorius minority in 1763, with the Head of the Majority Blason'd, British Cartoon Print

The glorius minority in 1763, with the Head of the Majority Blason'd, ...

"An engraving representing a curtain, or "Tappeserie Du Roy", on which are worked pictures and emblems of various subjects, including, on our left, the British Lion furiously storming a breach in the wall of a ... More

Jonathan's Coffee House or An analysis of change alley with a group of characters from the Life- - -Inscrib'd to Jacob Henriques / H. O. Neal, delin. et fecit., British Cartoon Print

Jonathan's Coffee House or An analysis of change alley with a group of...

"An engraving by the hand which produced "Dr. Squintum's Exaltation", No. 4005, showing the interior of "Jonathan's Coffee House", Change Alley, Cornhill, London, a place frequented by dealers in stocks, public... More

The election, a medley, humbly inscribed to Squire Lilliput, professor of scurrility

The election, a medley, humbly inscribed to Squire Lilliput, professor...

Cartoon shows the old courthouse in Philadelphia during the October 1, 1764 election where a line of men wait at the steps on the right to enter the courthouse and cast their votes; in the foreground, many men,... More

The queen's arms, a night's amusement / Maucourt invt. et fecit.

The queen's arms, a night's amusement / Maucourt invt. et fecit.

Four men gathered for an evening of amusement, one appears to be forcing another to drink from a bowl.

Antisejanus Drink deep, or taste not the Porterian Spring., British Cartoon Print

Antisejanus Drink deep, or taste not the Porterian Spring., British Ca...

Cartoon shows a full-length portrait of a man (possibly Dr. W. Scott) reading from a book, "The Perils of Poetry." In the background a winged donkey flies over a stream spilling from a barrel, labeled "Trin : C... More

The great financier, or British economy for the years 1763, 1764, 1765

The great financier, or British economy for the years 1763, 1764, 1765

Print shows George Grenville holding a balance with scales "Debts" and "Savings", the debt far outweighs savings; among those in line to contribute their savings is a Native American woman representing America,... More

The tomb-stone. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon Print

The tomb-stone. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Ca...

Print shows several men, George Grenville, Lord Bute, the Duke of Bedford, and, as a small dog wearing clerical robes, Dr. W. Scott, labeled "AntiSejanus", dancing on a sarcophagus with bas-reliefs of "Britanni... More

The statue, or the adoration of the wise-men of the west, British Cartoon Print

The statue, or the adoration of the wise-men of the west, British Cart...

Print shows Dr. W. Scott on a pedestal, he is wearing clerical robes, a crown fashioned from tobacco leaves, and holding a branch from an apple tree in his right hand and a picture of the tax stamp; around the ... More

The new country dance, as danced at C****, July the 30th 1766, British Cartoon Print

The new country dance, as danced at C****, July the 30th 1766, British...

Print shows a number of prominent figures in a line dancing, above the dancers is John Wilkes riding behind a witch on a broom, he is defecating on Lord Bute; other dancers include the Prince of Wales, William ... More

The triumph of America, British Cartoon Print

The triumph of America, British Cartoon Print

Print shows William Pitt, the first Earl of Chatham, driving a triumphal carriage in which rides a Native American representing America. The carriage is drawn by a team of six horses, "Royal Oak, Crafty, Weathe... More

Common-wealth - the colossus, British Cartoon Print

Common-wealth - the colossus, British Cartoon Print

Print shows William Pitt walking on stilts; the right stilt, labeled "Sedition", points to New York, the left, labeled "Popularity", is firmly planted in London. He uses one crutch, labeled "Pension", for suppo... More

[The repeal or the funeral of Miss Ame=Stamp], British Cartoon Print

[The repeal or the funeral of Miss Ame=Stamp], British Cartoon Print

Print shows a funeral procession on the banks of the Thames, with warehouses in a line in the background, one of which is inscribed "The Sheffield and Birmingham Warehouse Goods now ship'd for America." George ... More

A political, anatomical, satirical, lecture on heads and no heads; as exhibited at St. J--ms's 1766, British Cartoon Print

A political, anatomical, satirical, lecture on heads and no heads; as ...

Print shows the Earl of Bute holding up a bust of William Pitt as the starting point of his lecture on "Heads and No Heads"; on a table before him and on a shelf to the left are several busts identified by numb... More

The Scots triumph, or a peep behind the curtain, British Cartoon Print

The Scots triumph, or a peep behind the curtain, British Cartoon Print

Cartoon shows the entrance to a large building furnished with columns, from which heavy curtains are suspended. In the distance is the dome of St. Paul's to signify that the scene is in London. A coach, which i... 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

Frontispiece to the Middlesex Petition, British Cartoon Print

Frontispiece to the Middlesex Petition, British Cartoon Print

Broadside showing, above three columns of text (comprising the petition), George III seated on his throne receiving several men, one, kneeling before him, presents the petition, on May 24th 1769. Title from ite... 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

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

The city carriers. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British...

Print shows Samuel Turner, Lord Mayor of London, at the head of a procession, alongside Liberty, to present the petition of the Livery of London to the king. Truth rides sidesaddle on a donkey followed by Willi... More

The Chevalier D'--n producing his evidence against certain persons, British Cartoon Print

The Chevalier D'--n producing his evidence against certain persons, Br...

Print shows opposing groups of government officials; Chevalier D'Eon, portrayed as an ape, vomits on Lord Bute who stands before other members of the Duke of Grafton's ministry and astride the Earl of Hillsboro... More

An abridgment of Mr. Pope's Essay on Man / Invented, drawn & engrav'd by Val Green., British Cartoon Print

An abridgment of Mr. Pope's Essay on Man / Invented, drawn & engrav'd ...

This record contains unverified, old data from an unpublished P&P checklist, "British Political and Social Caricatures, 1655-1832 ... not in the published catalogs of the British Museum," compiled in 1968 (NC 1... More

Brentford Sweepstakes. All coursers the first heat with Vigour Run. But 'tis with whip & spur the race is won

Brentford Sweepstakes. All coursers the first heat with Vigour Run. Bu...

"An etching showing four horses running towards "St. Stepn's Chapel", a building with open sides, and containing a party of men seated at a long table..." (Source: Stephens)

The machine to go without asses, British Cartoon Print

The machine to go without asses, British Cartoon Print

Print shows George III and Liberty riding in a carriage labeled "Magna Charta" as it passes over the Duke of Grafton, the Earl of Bute, Lord Holland, and Lord Mansfield. Title from item. Design'd & engrav'd for... More

The ever-memorable peace-makers settling their accounts, British Cartoon Print

The ever-memorable peace-makers settling their accounts, British Carto...

Print shows the Duke of Bedford, the Earl of Bute, and Lord Holland portrayed as a fox, with the Devil behind him, seated at a table. Lord Holland writes in a ledger labeled "Unacd Millions". Title from item. C... More

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