Political cartoon showing French prisoner in England seated at table with plum pudding and woman serving him a large beef roast; in France a skinny English prisoner looks with disgust at food being served to him.
In the rough and bold etchings of the Carceri, Piranesi achieved the immediacy of a drawn sketch in print. The low viewpoint and the small size of the figures emphasize the immensity of these invented spaces, b... more
Detail showing convicts consisting of lords, esquires, and attorneys, in chains, boarding ship, for transport from England to Georgia, under the reign of King George III.
Print shows Hessian soldiers captured during the battle at Trenton enroute to Philadelphia, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution.
Print shows a panoramic view of the landscape in Charlottesville, Virginia, with British troops, captured at the surrender in Saratoga, engaged in subsistence farming.
Print shows a prisoner in chains and wearing an iron mask sitting on a bench in a prison cell, and another man with a lantern and a tray of food entering the cell in the Bastille.
Print shows "an American officer, General Winchester, stands stripped to the waist, his face and body covered with bold patterns in paint: stars, circles, an anchor, &c ..." (Source: George). James Winchester s... more
This image has been taken from scan 000024 from "Narrative of the Texan Santa Fé expedition. Containing a description of a tour through Texas. With an account of the ... capture of the Texans and their march, ... more
Print shows Passmore Williamson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, "in Moyamensing Prison, Philada." Includes facsimile signature.