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The next candidate for statehood / O'Neill.

The next candidate for statehood / O'Neill.

Illustration shows Columbia handing a dress labeled "Statehood" to a young woman labeled "New Mexico." Illus. in: Puck, v. 50, no. 1294 (1901 December 18), cover. Copyright 1901 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.

Dumourier dining in State at St. James's on the 15 May, 1793

Dumourier dining in State at St. James's on the 15 May, 1793

Dumouriez (right) sits in a gothic chair (reminiscent of the Coronation chair), at the royal dinner-table. Three cooks advance towards him, wearing bonnets-rouges with tricolour cockades, aprons, and over-sleev... More

A smuggling machine or A convenient cosauway for a man in miniature, British Cartoon Print

A smuggling machine or A convenient cosauway for a man in miniature, B...

Print shows "A portrait of Richard Cosway, R.A., standing under the wide hooped petticoat of a tall lady, his wife, Maria, who puts her arms round him..." (Source: George) Color impression Partially trimmed to ... More

Sous la gloire des augustes maisons de nos princes, Minerve deésse protectrice de la France, contemple le tiers etat figuré par un laboureur poussant sa charrue dans un sillon

Sous la gloire des augustes maisons de nos princes, Minerve deésse pro...

Print shows Minerva, gazing fondly heavenward, standing on the top level of a tiered checkerboard, holding a pike with banner and a shield with the likeness of Medusa on it; in a pastoral setting is a member of... More

High life at noon, British Cartoon Print

High life at noon, British Cartoon Print

Print shows an interior view of a room in which two men and two women are taking tea; on the left, a man with an extremely long ponytail attempts to prevent the entrance of a messenger carrying a bill from "Lor... More

Buonaparte at Rome giving audience in state / I.Ck., British Cartoon Print

Buonaparte at Rome giving audience in state / I.Ck., British Cartoon P...

Cartoon shows Napoleon, wearing tattered clothing, seated on a low throne; kneeling before him is a pope placing the keys of St. Peter at his feet as he kicks the crown off the popes head, saying "I say remembe... More

An escape a la Francois! - Public domain dedication image

An escape a la Francois! - Public domain dedication image

"A burlesque representation of the flight to Varennes; the royal family in a two-wheeled carriage drawn (left to right) by four galloping horses with two postilions..." (Source: George)

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

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

A macaroni French cook, British Cartoon Print

A macaroni French cook, British Cartoon Print

"A man dressed macaroni-fashion with an enormous looped club but wearing an apron and a conical cap approaches a cooking-stove holding a saucepan in his right hand; with his left he appears to be taking snuff.... More

De man in't hembd, of de gefnuikte hoogmoed, British Cartoon Print

De man in't hembd, of de gefnuikte hoogmoed, British Cartoon Print

Print shows a man in a nightshirt (representing England) being attacked by several men (representing the countries of the armed neutrality league and the allies), he is held by a Swede and a Dane, a Frenchman p... More

The gig / Wells del., British Cartoon Print

The gig / Wells del., British Cartoon Print

Print shows two British sailors waving banners labeled "Rodney," one smokes a long clay pipe, between them is a Dutchman, his hands behind his back, sitting in the bottom portion of a toy top, he says, "Mine he... More

Jack England fighting the four confederates

Jack England fighting the four confederates

Print shows a British sailor about to fight the "four confederates" America as "Yanky Doodle" (represented by a Native man wearing feathered headdress and skirt) lying on the ground moaning, "This fall has hurt... More

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

The catch singers. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British...

Print shows Lord North, on the right, Lord Germain, and Lord Sandwich (or Richard Howe) sitting around a table, with William Howe standing at the end of the table on the left; they are toasting their financial ... More

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

The state vintners. Book illustration from Library of Congress, Britis...

"The interior of a punch-house. In an alcove or bar (right), behind a counter, stand North and Fox mixing punch..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and ... More

Retail traders not affected by the shop tax, British Cartoon Print

Retail traders not affected by the shop tax, British Cartoon Print

Print shows three women standing inside the entrance to an establishment labeled "Neat lodgings for men" over which is a bust of a Turkish(?) man on a pedestal labeled "Bagnio"; a notice in the window states "F... More

Mad Tom, or The man of rights / Hannibal Scratch, fecit., British Cartoon Print

Mad Tom, or The man of rights / Hannibal Scratch, fecit., British Cart...

"Tom Paine sits in an arm-chair beside a small writing-desk, pen in hand, his right arm and left leg raised in excitement, his left hand held to his face..." (Source: George) Pl. to Attic Miscellany, ii. 417, w... More

Doctor Phlogiston, the priestley politician or The political priest / Annabal Scratch, fecit., British Cartoon Print

Doctor Phlogiston, the priestley politician or The political priest / ...

"Priestley walks right to left, diagonally away from the spectator; his face, turned in profile to the left, has a sinister smile..." (Source: George) Attic Miscellany. Political Portraiture No. 4. From Attic M... More

Het jaar 1804!!!, Tissandier Collection, France

Het jaar 1804!!!, Tissandier Collection, France

Dutch cartoon forecasts aeronautic events for the year 1804 by showing a scene at a failing balloon ascension, in the interests of scientific inquiry, possibly by "Wille van de Heeren Hopman & Loude." Men strug... 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

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

Odd Characters, 19th century, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Odd Characters, 19th century, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1...

Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors, a popular artist in the Regency period in England.

The Miser's Prayer, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

The Miser's Prayer, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

A Money Scrivener, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

A Money Scrivener, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

The Last Drop, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

The Last Drop, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Public domain scan of 17th-18th century genre print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, kno... More

Walking Sticks and Round-A-Bouts for the Year 1801

Walking Sticks and Round-A-Bouts for the Year 1801

Public domain scan - 18th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his h... More

Poll of Plymouth's Prayer, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Poll of Plymouth's Prayer, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

Fashion, 19th century, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Fashion, 19th century, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

How to Pluck a Goose, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

How to Pluck a Goose, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Public domain scan - 18th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his h... More

School for Gallantry, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

School for Gallantry, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

A Woman of Fashion's Journal. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

A Woman of Fashion's Journal. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

Doctor Convex and Lady Concave, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Doctor Convex and Lady Concave, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 -...

Public domain image of an engraving, male portrait, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for ... More

Billy in the salt box / [Williams].

Billy in the salt box / [Williams].

"A monstrously fat cook stands looking sideways in consternation at her salt-box which hangs against the wall in the accustomed place next the fire ..." (Source: George)

The Political Death and Last Will and Testament of Johnny Mac-Cree

The Political Death and Last Will and Testament of Johnny Mac-Cree

Public domain scan of 18th-century genre print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known fo... More

The Poacher, 19th century, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

The Poacher, 19th century, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

Mr. Ferrit in the suds, British Cartoon Print

Mr. Ferrit in the suds, British Cartoon Print

"A young woman at a wash-tub throws soap-suds at a well-dressed man-servant wearing Hessian boots..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George with revisions. Heading to engraved verses... More

Comfort of a Bed of Roses, British Cartoon Print, James Gillray

Comfort of a Bed of Roses, British Cartoon Print, James Gillray

Charles Fox, in bed with his wife, having a nightmare. To the right, Napoleon jumps to the bed from a cannon with the words "Pour subjugeur le Monde" inscribed on the muzzle; behind him are seen pikes and a ban... More

"The friend of the people" & his petty-new tax-gatherer paying John Bull a visit

"The friend of the people" & his petty-new tax-gatherer paying John Bu...

Fox and Lord Henry Petty stand at the door of a ramshackle tenement house. A distressed family look down at them from an open casement window over the door. Petty's hand is on the knocker. He holds a large open... More

Recruiting on a Broab [sic] Bottom'd Principle. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Recruiting on a Broab [sic] Bottom'd Principle. Georgian era 1714 - 17...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

The Rivals, 19th century, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

The Rivals, 19th century, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

Black, Brown and Fair, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Black, Brown and Fair, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors, a popular artist in the Regency period in England.

Honey Moon, 19th century, Thomas Rowlandson

Honey Moon, 19th century, Thomas Rowlandson

Nicolaus Heideloff (British, 1761–1837) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors, a popular a... More

The Spanish bull fight - or - the Corsican matador in danger

The Spanish bull fight - or - the Corsican matador in danger

The sovereigns of Europe, &c, watch from their seats in a bull-ring the Spanish bull tossing Napoleon above its head. The point of his sword projects from the ferocious animal's shoulder. He holds his broken sw... More

Pass-Room Bridewell (Microcosm of London, plate 12). Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Pass-Room Bridewell (Microcosm of London, plate 12). Georgian era 1714...

Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors, a popular artist in the Regency period in England.

A Hard Passage, or Boney Playing Base on the Continent

A Hard Passage, or Boney Playing Base on the Continent

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

The Political Butcher, or Spain Cutting Up Buonaparte For The Benefit Of Her Neighbours

The Political Butcher, or Spain Cutting Up Buonaparte For The Benefit ...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

The Long Room, Custom House (Microcosm of London, plate 28)

The Long Room, Custom House (Microcosm of London, plate 28)

Public domain image of a historical view, city, building, cityscape, 19th-century architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description. Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th... More

We Fly By Night, Or The Free Booters Intercepted. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

We Fly By Night, Or The Free Booters Intercepted. Georgian era 1714 - ...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

King Joe disposing of his Spanish crown !!!, British Cartoon Print

King Joe disposing of his Spanish crown !!!, British Cartoon Print

Print shows King Joseph I attempting to auction off his crown. Information from an unpublished P&P checklist, "British Political and Social Cartoons, 1655-1832 ... not in the published catalogs of the British M... More

Boney bringing home the truth from Spain, British Cartoon Print

Boney bringing home the truth from Spain, British Cartoon Print

Print shows Napoleon assuring his subjects, who have animal faces, that all is well in Spain; one animal/man wonders why Napoleon fails to mention his brother, Joseph Bonaparte, whom he installed on the Spanish... More

A Snug Cabin, or the Port Admiral. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

A Snug Cabin, or the Port Admiral. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

George Moutard Woodward - The Crying Philosopher, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

George Moutard Woodward - The Crying Philosopher, Thomas Rowlandson. G...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

The Corsican Tiger at Bay!, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

The Corsican Tiger at Bay!, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 173...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

George Moutard Woodward - Joint Stock Street, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

George Moutard Woodward - Joint Stock Street, Thomas Rowlandson. Georg...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

Title Page, Rowlandson's Caricature Magazine, Vol. 5. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Title Page, Rowlandson's Caricature Magazine, Vol. 5. Georgian era 171...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London) Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his humor, caricatures, satirical drawings, and watercolors... More

The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics, 1st series, vol. 1

The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, ...

Public domain photograph of 3d object, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description. Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for his hu... More

Horse Armoury, Tower of London (Microcosm of London, plate 101)

Horse Armoury, Tower of London (Microcosm of London, plate 101)

Picryl description: Public domain image of horse riding, cavalry, military, free to use, no copyright restrictions image. Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, ... More

Les Musards de la Rue du Coq à Paris (Dawdlers of the Rue Coq, Paris)

Les Musards de la Rue du Coq à Paris (Dawdlers of the Rue Coq, Paris)

Public domain image of an engraving, male portrait, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description Thomas Rowlandson - English caricaturist of the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain, known for ... More

Et l'on revient toujours A ses premiers amours.

Et l'on revient toujours A ses premiers amours.

Cartoon showing Napoleon I stepping down from throne into a marsh filled with frogs; in his left hand he holds a long pike with a liberty cap on top at which he is looking. DeVinck, 9541 Purchase; S. Emmering; ... More

John Bull's three stages or, from good to bad & from bad to worse / G. Cruikshank fect., British Cartoon Print

John Bull's three stages or, from good to bad & from bad to worse / G....

Three section print showing John Bull and his family eating a large meal before the war, eating less during the war, and with bones on plates during peace time. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collectio... More

Dos a dos or rumpti iddito ido natural accidents in practising quadrille dancing. No. 1 / [Williams]., British Cartoon Print

Dos a dos or rumpti iddito ido natural accidents in practising quadril...

"An imitation of No. 12924, drawn with greater freedom, the two dancers collide more violently, and register surprised indignation. Five figures have been added behind the eight dancers ..." (Source: George) Th... More

United States slave trade, 1830 - Public domain  engraving

United States slave trade, 1830 - Public domain engraving

An abolitionist print possibly engraved in 1830, but undocumented aside from the letterpress text which appears on an accompanying sheet. The text reads: "United States' slave trade, 1830. The Copper Plate from... More

McLean's Monthly Sheet of Caricatures No. 19 or The Looking Glass

McLean's Monthly Sheet of Caricatures No. 19 or The Looking Glass

Sheet of 7 political cartoons by Seymour. See: British Museum Department of Prints and Drawings Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires, v. 11, p. 500 to 502 (catalogue entry nos. 16720-16726). This record ... More

Chaud ! Chaud ! Bertrand faut pousser à la vente de la marchandise, faut battre la grosse caisse, faire la parade, attirer l'attention du jobard

Chaud ! Chaud ! Bertrand faut pousser à la vente de la marchandise, fa...

Les Robert Macaires par Daumier & Ch. Philipon, galerie morale des voleurs, spéculateurs, dupeurs, tireurs, enfonceurs et blagueurs divers que nous rencontrons dans Paris (Serie's title), Caricaturana 38 (Inscr... More

Grand match between the Kinderhook poney and the Ohio ploughman

Grand match between the Kinderhook poney and the Ohio ploughman

A satire on the presidential contest of 1836, using the metaphor of a billiards game between Whig candidate William Henry Harrison (left) and Democrat Martin Van Buren. The artist is clearly on the side of Harr... More

On the way to Araby! - Political cartoon, public domain image

On the way to Araby! - Political cartoon, public domain image

Satire on the Jackson administration's continuing battle against the Bank of the United States. The print was specifically occasioned by the re-chartering of the Bank by the Whig-controlled Pennsylvania Legisla... More

Machines for the new pay-tent office

Machines for the new pay-tent office

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1838, by H.R. Robinson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York. Printed & published by H.R. Rob... More

Animal magnetism - A cartoon of a man sitting in a chair talking to another man

Animal magnetism - A cartoon of a man sitting in a chair talking to an...

A swipe at President Van Buren's independent treasury system and his continuation of the monetary policies of predecessor Andrew Jackson. The artist, clearly in sympathy with the Whigs, links corruption in the ... More

Matty taking his second bath in Salt River

Matty taking his second bath in Salt River

A satire published before the Democratic convention, predicting would-be presidential nominee Martin Van Buren's second "bath in Salt River" (the first one being his unsuccessful bid for reelection in 1840). O... More

Political cock fighters. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Political cock fighters. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A figurative portrayal of the 1844 presidential contest as a cock-fight, in which Whig candidate Henry Clay prevails. Clay and Democratic opponent Polk battle in a pit or ring as several prominent political fi... More

Ultimatum on the Oregon question, Political Cartoon

Ultimatum on the Oregon question, Political Cartoon

In his typically jingoist view of Polk's handling of the Oregon question, the artist Edward Williams Clay belittles the self-interested attitudes of Europe toward the dispute. The issue of whether to settle the... More

The tree of liberty.  The free population of the United States enjoying the refreshing shade of the tree of liberty

The tree of liberty. The free population of the United States enjoyin...

A somewhat puzzling commentary on two issues: slavery and economic protectionism. The date of the print is uncertain, but it may have appeared as part of the reaction against the Walker Tariff of 1846. A Northe... More

Grand Presidential sweep-stakes for 1849

Grand Presidential sweep-stakes for 1849

The Free Soil sympathies of the cartoonist are evident in his portrayal of the 1848 presidential contest as a race between the three major candidates. The contenders are on the course. Whig candidate Zachary T... More

Political guillotine. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Political guillotine. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A cryptic satire critical of Lewis Cass and incumbent President James K. Polk. The work probably appeared prior to the Whig national convention (June 9-10), since reference is made to a Clay-Fillmore ticket. (T... 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

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

Jason et medée. Ballet tragique, British Cartoon Print

Jason et medée. Ballet tragique, British Cartoon Print

"Gaetan Vestris as Jason between two ladies of the ballet..." (Source: George) [N. Dance?, del. ; Bartolozzi, sc.]. This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires ... More

The late auction at St. Eustatia - by R-- & V--

The late auction at St. Eustatia - by R-- & V--

Print shows the interior of an auction house where Admiral Rodney and General John Vaughan are disposing property seized from citizens on the island of Saint Eustatius which the British captured from the Dutch.

Espérons que ce ballon d'essai ne deviendra pas un ballon captif / A. Danjay.

Espérons que ce ballon d'essai ne deviendra pas un ballon captif / A. ...

Cartoon shows a hot air balloon labeled "Suffrage Universel" with wings floating above the Pyrenees and headed toward a sign labeled "Espagne". Illus. from: Actualités, no. 248. Tissandier collection.

Eclipse & no eclipse or two views of one object

Eclipse & no eclipse or two views of one object

Two scenes showing the differing perceptions of Franklin Pierce's stand on the issue of slavery, as viewed by the North and South. The cartoon is divided vertically by "Mason & Dixon's Line." An arrow identifie... More

A piercing piece of loco foco hocus pocus

A piercing piece of loco foco hocus pocus

The title plays on Franklin Pierce's last name, at the expense of Whig presidential hopefuls Millard Fillmore, Winfield Scott, and Daniel Webster. The print was probably published shortly after the June 1852 Wh... More

John Leech - Behind the scenes - Drawing. Public domain image.

John Leech - Behind the scenes - Drawing. Public domain image.

Backstage, Mr. Punch in top hat and tails, looks at a gentleman identified as "Manager Pam," peeking through a hole in the curtain. Caption, inscribed below title, reads: Manager Pam (Peeping through the curtai... More

The election - Drawing. Public domain image.

The election - Drawing. Public domain image.

Two cartoons showing politicians trying to buy votes. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 1, 1857 Nov. 7, p. 713.

Kansas sketches - Political cartoon, public domain image

Kansas sketches - Political cartoon, public domain image

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 2, no. 64 (1858 March 20), p. 192.

Southern ass-stock-crazy (Southern aristocracy)

Southern ass-stock-crazy (Southern aristocracy)

Public domain reproduction of political cartoon, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Lincoln- "I'm sorry to have to drop you, Sambo, but this concern won't carry us both!"

Lincoln- "I'm sorry to have to drop you, Sambo, but this concern won't...

Print shows Abraham Lincoln, in a life preserver labeled "Union", on a storm tossed sea, pushing away an African American man who had been clinging to him; next to them floats a hat with papers labeled "Fremont... More

Ye conference. "Not any we thank you Mr. Davis"

Ye conference. "Not any we thank you Mr. Davis"

Jefferson Davis's diplomatic overtures to France and Great Britain fail in an imaginary scene at court. Davis (right) bows before French ruler Napoleon III, extending toward him a tray of "bonds." Davis holds a... More

Candidates from the exempt brigade, Political Cartoon

Candidates from the exempt brigade, Political Cartoon

A grim commentary on the extraordinary measures taken by some Americans to evade military service during the Civil War. A man in shirtsleeves (center) has just had his right hand mutilated by a woman who stands... More

The four years contract and its progress

The four years contract and its progress

One of three anti-Lincoln satires published by Nichols in Boston at around the same time. (It was deposited for copyright on June 30, 1863, along with "Oppression!! Suppressing the Press" and "The Great America... More

Sic itur ad astra. Rodolfo Afflitto da Montefiascone, un ciccio ad incontrar dentro il pallone / EC, 1863.

Sic itur ad astra. Rodolfo Afflitto da Montefiascone, un ciccio ad inc...

Italian cartoon shows a man sitting on an upside-down balloon labeled "Prefettura di Napoli," using the balloon basket as a parachute. Illus. from an unidentified periodical. Tissandier collection.

Union and liberty! And union and slavery!

Union and liberty! And union and slavery!

An anti-McClellan broadside, contrasting Republican candidate Abraham Lincoln's advocacy of equality and free labor in the North to Democratic opponent McClellan's alleged support of the Southern slave system. ... More

Abe linking with his significantly named cabinet

Abe linking with his significantly named cabinet

Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864 by M.E. Goodwin in the Clerk's Off. in the Dist. Court of the United States for the Southern Dist. of N.Y. Designed by R.D. Goodwin. Title appears as it is ... More

Little Mack and his party "going up" Salt River on a gunboat. Terrific explosion of the "Quaker gun" and destruction of the entire party.

Little Mack and his party "going up" Salt River on a gunboat. Terrific...

Public domain image related to President Abraham Lincoln, gelatin silver print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Jefferson Davis's attempted escape in woman's clothes with a knife in his hand.]

[Jefferson Davis's attempted escape in woman's clothes with a knife in...

Public domain image related to President Abraham Lincoln, gelatin silver print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Finding the last ditch--Running the "head" of Secession "into the ground," - everybody ...

Finding the last ditch--Running the "head" of Secession "into the grou...

Union soldier, followed by African American in broken chains, hurls Jefferson Davis (dressed as a woman) who drops a bag of "stolen gold" over the edge of a cliff; Satan waits below the cliff with a pitchfork. ... More

"As yet, I have found no difficulty in standing upon my own platform"

"As yet, I have found no difficulty in standing upon my own platform"

A puzzling caricature, probably dealing with Reconstruction under Andrew Johnson's administration. The work is quite crudely drawn. An acrobat, with mustache and sideburns and wearing a jester's cap, holds in ... More

An august convention - Political cartoon, public domain image

An august convention - Political cartoon, public domain image

The National Union Convention met in Philadelphia in August 1866 to create a political party that would back President Andrew Johnson's Reconstruction program and to elect a new Congress. Here, the convention ... More

[Full page of advertisements and a political cartoon "Preparing for the heated term; King Andy and his man Billy lay in a great stock of Russian ice in order to cool down the Congressional majority";  caricature of Pres. Andrew Johnson and Sec. of State William Seward carrying huge iceberg of "Russian America" in a wheelbarrow "treaty"; refers to Seward's purchase of Alaska in Dec. 1866]
"Time works wonders." Iago. (Jeff Davis) "For that I do suspect the lusty moor hath leap'd into my seat : the thought whereof doth like a poisonous mineral gnaw my inwards." -- Othello / Th. Nast.

"Time works wonders." Iago. (Jeff Davis) "For that I do suspect the lu...

Cartoon showing Jefferson Davis looking over his shoulder at Hiram Revels seated in the United States Senate. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1870 April 9, p. 232.

Out of the Ruins / Th. Nast.. 19th century, Library of Congress collection

Out of the Ruins / Th. Nast.. 19th century, Library of Congress collec...

Cartoon showing Pres. Grant helping female personification of America out of the wreckage of Wall Street, saying "I am glad to see that you are not seriously hurt. The houses in this 'Street' have been shaky an... More

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