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The South-Sea Funeral or, the rise and fall ...

The South-Sea Funeral or, the rise and fall ...

Commentary on the financial disaster of the "South Sea Bubble," 1720.

Eustace Budgell Esqr.

Eustace Budgell Esqr.

English essayist and miscellaneous writer.

[Two oxen, one under a willow tree and one under a plum tree]

[Two oxen, one under a willow tree and one under a plum tree]

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ehon shahōbukuro : Illustrated book of bag of painted treasures... more

By veele zit de kei in't Hooft om dat men in de Wind gelooft

By veele zit de kei in't Hooft om dat men in de Wind gelooft

Print shows scatalogical images, primarily involving defecation. Verses relate to each image.

[Razullo with long stringed instrument and Cucurucu dancing]

[Razullo with long stringed instrument and Cucurucu dancing]

Part of a set by Israel Silvestre after the Balli di Sfessania by Callot, 1621.

Missisippi of 't wydbefaamde Goudland door de inbeelding der Windnegotie

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

Balli di Sfessania 'di Jacomo Callot / Jac. Callot, in., fe.

Balli di Sfessania 'di Jacomo Callot / Jac. Callot, in., fe.

Title page showing characters in a comic performance.

De inventeur der windnegotie, op zyn zegekar

De inventeur der windnegotie, op zyn zegekar

"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: Stephens)

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

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)

Carte de la Terre Promise.

Carte de la Terre Promise.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

A touch of the times

A touch of the times

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

[Ram and autumn mallow]

[Ram and autumn mallow]

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ehon shahōbukuro : Illustrated book of bag of painted treasures... more

[Foxes and chrysanthemums]

[Foxes and chrysanthemums]

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ehon shahōbukuro : Illustrated book of bag of painted treasures... more

Balli di Sfessania 'di Jacomo Callot

Balli di Sfessania 'di Jacomo Callot

Prints depicting various characters in comic performances.

[Wild boars running, on cliffs, and near pine trees]

[Wild boars running, on cliffs, and near pine trees]

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ehon shahōbukuro : Illustrated book of bag of painted treasures... more

[Deer, two bucks fighting, next to a stream]

[Deer, two bucks fighting, next to a stream]

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ehon shahōbukuro : Illustrated book of bag of painted treasures... more

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

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

Ichikawa Ebizō

Ichikawa Ebizō

The actor Ichikawa Ebizō, full-length, standing on stage, holding a cannon. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hosoban Urushie. F... more

Ichikawa Ebizō

Ichikawa Ebizō

The actor Ichikawa Ebizō, full-length, standing on stage, holding a cannon. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hosoban Urushie. F... more