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
Cartoon shows a "Republican" squatting over an upturned crown, urinating into an upturned bishop's mitre. He supports himself with a staff on which is a liberty cap with the word "liberty" crossed out and "rebe... more
Print shows Edmund Burke on bended knee as though proposing to a vision which appears before him of Marie Antoinette, while a cherub touches his head with a firebrand emitting the sparks of romance. Title from ... more
Print shows Richard Price seated at a desk, he turns to look over his right shoulder at a vision of an enormous Edmund Burke, his spectacles, nose, and hands emerge from the haze, a crown in one hand and a cros... more
"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)
Print shows sailor on a slave ship suspending an African girl by her ankle from a rope over a pulley. Captain John Kimber stands on the left with a whip in his hand. Title from item. Attributed to I. Cruikshank... more
Caricature of George IV as the Prince of Wales, languid with repletion, leaning back in an arm-chair, at a table covered with remains of a meal, holding a fork to his mouth. His waistcoat is held together by a ... more
Print shows a sequence of scenes arranged in two rows starting, in upper left, with King George III dismissing Edward Thurlow and followed by a chain of events resulting from Thurlow's anger that affect family ... more
Print shows George III sitting at a table with the Queen and two of his daughters, and the Queen's Keeper of the Robes, Juliana Elizabeth Schwellenbergen holding a bottle of "Brandy", discussing the use of suga... more
Print shows the Duke of Orleans dressed as a ragged sansculotte, holding an axe over the head of Louis XVI which rests on a chopping block, while Marie Antoinette pleads for him to show a "touch of pity."
Print shows Louis XVI standing, with a dramatic pose, next to a guillotine. Includes description of the mechanics of the guillotine.
"The interior of the Revolutionary Tribunal crowded with figures. Charlotte Corday (right) stands at the bar, a raised circular stone platform, her wrists linked by a chain, addressing her judges (left), who li... more
A satire on the diplomatic situation in 1794, showing French soldiers shooting at raging bull, and saying "Vive la republic, Blood & plunder, no quarter to John Bull!" To the bull's back is strapped a bundle in... more
Cartoon shows the metamorphosis of Sir Joseph Banks from a caterpillar to a butterfly upon his investiture with the Order of the Bath as a result of his South Sea expedition. Draped with the ribbon, and wearing... more
Print showing Sir Thomas Bond, full-length portrait, right profile, carrying an umbrella under right arm. Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Print showing Richard Brothers holding a Bible turned to Book of Revelations, carrying on his back a "Bundle of the Elect" containing Charles James Fox, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Charles Stanhope, and Lord La... more
William Wilberforce and Samuel Horsley, Bishop of Rochester, cavort with two black women in a well-furnished room. Wilberforce and a woman, wearing a print dress with her breasts exposed, sit on a couch smoking... more
Fashionably dressed pedestrians on Bond Street. In the foreground, five men crowd a woman and girl off the sidewalk as they leer at them. The women, seen from the back, are oddly dressed. In the background, thr... more
William V, Prince of Orange, as a fat, naked Cupid, reclining on a platform of grass and flowers and leaning on a bag of money marked 24,000,000 ducats. In the foreground are a number of orange plants with each... more
A fashionable crowd playing cards at two tables. In the foreground, four people playing the game Pope-Joan. One of the women is wearing a loose fitting semi-transparent dress with her breasts exposed. Behind he... more
French warships, labeled Le Révolutionaire, L'Egalité and The Revolutionary Jolly Boat, being tossed about during a storm blown up by Pitt, Dundas, Grenville and Windham, whose heads appear from the clouds. Cha... more
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
George Tierney and a knife-grinder pushing his wheelbarrow in front of an ale-house. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Cartoon shows William Pitt escorting Eleanor Eden to a vine-shaded bower within which are three large sacks with the British pound symbol on them, possibly representing Pitt's debt. Bunches of grapes, crowns, a... more
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
Print shows French politician and Theophilanthropist Louis Marie la Révellière-Lépaux standing on a three-legged stool perched upon a stone dais reading Religion de la N[ature] to surrounding caricatures of peo... more
Print shows a number of encounters, in two panels, between men and women either off to bed or awakened to the horrors of the night before: the first, an old man on the arm of an old woman, says, "Och! Long life... more
Print shows the "Irish Bull" tossing William Pitt into the air and about to do the same to Lord Dundas who runs to the left; on the far right, those opposed to Pitt's "Union Bill" cheer on the bull, "Go it my Boy."
Print shows a group of British citizens mustered in response to an alarm that the French were attacking England which proved to be false; they complain of soiled, torn, or lost clothing, and one reads a list of... more
Print shows a member of the new French aristocracy wearing a Phrygian or Liberty cap with circular emblem (Liberté - Egalité - Fraternité) riding on the back of a French citizen; he implores, "Messrs. of the me... more
An obese, Copt, holding a mace or staff, rides an ass which, though led processionally by a Copt, proceeds on account of the bayonet with which a grinning French soldier stabs its hind quarters. Forms part of :... more
Print shows a gigantic Russian soldier, possibly a gross caricature of Field Marshal Aleksandr Vasilʹevich Suvorov, eating the severed head of a French soldier, another oversized man, a chef, holds a platter co... more
Print shows John Bull rapping a French soldier on the head with a cudgel, stomping on a French officer with his right foot, and using his left foot to kick the French nobility out of England and back to France ... more
Print shows three villagers transporting a parson, a doctor, and a lawyer to another parish to cries of "Huzza" from other villagers. Title from item. "Folios of caricatures lent out for the evening." Forms par... more
An elderly Sir William Hamilton inspecting his antiquities, all of which refer to his wife, Lady Emma Hamilton and her lover, Lord Horatio Nelson. In the background hang four pictures on the wall: "Cleopatra", ... more
British cartoon showing seven women, with different shapes and different types of clothing described as ships. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection ( Library of Congress)
Large man holding a club and caricature of himself, threatens a kneeling caricaturist. Forms part of: British cartoon Prints collection (Library of Congress).
A fat lady, sitting with a man and woman at a tea table, reacts in horror as a hot poker from the fire falls on her dress and sets it on fire. The man sits helplessly while the second woman upsets the table in ... more
Print shows British soldiers shooting at a target with Napoleon's picture on it; he wears an oversized hat and carries a large sword. Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library... more
Print shows Napoleon I coming ashore at Calais, France, defeated at every turn, without men and ships, to face the ridicule of fisherwomen, the governor, a French soldier, and an English sailor who says, "Take ... more
Print shows several members of the House of Commons, including James Oglethorpe and Archibald Grant, gathered in a room at the Fleet Prison for an investigation of Thomas Bambridge, warden of the prison, for th... more
A tall, thin, French officer kissing a fat, richly dressed, seated Britannia. His hat and sword lay on the carpet. Britannia's shield and trident rest on the wall behind her chair. Above them are portraits of G... more
Print shows Satan holding a balance to which, on one end is attached a hot-air balloon with a bishop, possibly the Duke of York, and another man standing on top, its lightness has skewed the balance to end over... more
Print shows a banker astonished by a guinea coin with King George III on it. The banker says, "Surely my eyes do not deceive me--it certainly must be a Guinea!--I declare I have not seen such a thing since I ha... more
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
Print with two scenes, "Brag" shows Napoleon I wearing an oversized hat and holding a large sword exhorting his troops to follow him in an invasion of England; "Hazard" shows the French fleet destroyed and Napo... more
Print shows, on the left, a plump, "bulky" Englishman smoking a pipe while seated at a table laden with food and drink, on his left a cornucopia overflows with coins, and under the table is a dog with collar la... more
A young woman and a fashionably dressed young man singing a duet. The woman plays a harp while looking over her shoulder at the music book, "Duets de L'Amour", which the man holds. On the table between the two ... more
King George III, his face hidden by a pillar, grabs the pigtail of Lord Grenville, and holds his scepter as if ready to strike Grenville. Members of the government, including Howick, holding a torn copy of the ... more
"Two designs on one plate. Above, two rows of burlesqued yokels (with two comely women, and an ugly old one), seated behind the orchestra and backed by a rough brick wall...Below, three members of the orchestr... more
Print shows Sir Francis Burdett making a speech and waving a bonnet rouge shaped like a fool's cap as Horne Tooke lights on fire a pile of acts and charters, as well as a Bible, with a flaming baton labeled "Se... more
A pugilistic encounter, over new theater prices, between John Philip Kemble, tall and muscular, and "Old Price," a much smaller and weaker opponent. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library o... more
Cartoon shows Mrs. Mary Anne Clarke, wearing the Duke of York's military cloak, extending it to cover a crowd of miniature soldiers, civilians and clergymen clustering around her with outstretched arms; Mr. Wad... more
Scene in a poverty-stricken room, in which John Philip Kemble's father, Roger, as a barber, dresses a wig, while he (John) talks to his mother; Sarah, Stephen, Charles, and a younger sister are variously occupied.
John Philip Kemble, caricatured, plays the dagger scene in Macbeth. In front of him is magically suspended a large watchman's rattle, labelled "a word to the wise". Text refers to the personal attack made on th... more
Four frames showing how love leads soldiers to sadness which leads to drink which leads to madness. Forms part of: British cartoon Prints collection (Library of Congress).
Print shows the young Archduchess Maria Louisa, second wife of Napoleon, in a bed which is too short for her with Napoleon discussing the accommodations. Title from item. Teggs Caricatures No. 3. Price one shil... more