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On Wednesday the fifth of July, 1769, the Right Honourable Samuel Turner ...

On Wednesday the fifth of July, 1769, the Right Honourable Samuel Turn...

Presentation of the Humble Petition of the Livery of the CIty of London to the King, Wednesday the Fifth of July, 1769, at St. James's.

High life at midnight

High life at midnight

Print shows a street scene: five upper class men and women returning home after an evening of entertainment are attacked by a group of lower class men armed with staffs intent on robbery. One of the well dresse... more

Statute Hall, or The Modern Register Office

Statute Hall, or The Modern Register Office

Men and women touching each other, as registrar sits at desk.

Yamasita kyōnosuke

Yamasita kyōnosuke

Print shows Yamashita Kyōnosuke, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, looking at a poster mounted on a building showing a deer.

Kanda sairei no dashi no gangu o hiku haha to ko

Kanda sairei no dashi no gangu o hiku haha to ko

Print shows a woman holding a child who pulls a string attached to a toy float, and another child standing next to the float.

Yatsushi kusazuribiki

Yatsushi kusazuribiki

Print shows a man sitting on the floor clutching a long piece of cloth held by the woman standing next to him; she has her hand on a hairpin, perhaps getting ready to remove it. A screen painting behind the wom... more

Sugawara no michizane

Sugawara no michizane

Print shows Sugawara no Michizane, an actor, sitting on a platform beneath pine and plum trees.

John Wilkes, Esq.

John Wilkes, Esq.

Print shows John Wilkes, half-length portrait, flanked by Hercules crushing a snake with his foot and Minerva wearing helmet and holding a spear.

Frontispiece to the Middlesex Petition

Frontispiece to the Middlesex Petition

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.

John Glyn esqr., member of Parliament for Middlesex

John Glyn esqr., member of Parliament for Middlesex

Full-length portrait facing left, standing next to column with Liberty figure.

High life at noon

High life at noon

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

High life at five in the morning

High life at five in the morning

Print shows an interior view of a room; a duke has arrived home drunk at 5 a.m. to find his bedchamber occupied by another man. Through the open curtains around the bed can be seen a bare-breasted duchess. On t... 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)

Uzuki

Uzuki

Print shows a man serenading, holding a flute in one hand, standing outside a window through which two women are visible.

Yatsushi koshikibu no naishi

Yatsushi koshikibu no naishi

Print shows the poet Izumi Shikibu and a young man, possibly Tachibana no Michisada, Prince Tametaka, or Prince Atsumichi, or possibly Shikibu and her daughter Koshikibu no Naishi.

Segawa kikunojō

Segawa kikunojō

Print shows an actor portraying a woman holding an umbrella.

The ever-memorable peace-makers settling their accounts

The ever-memorable peace-makers settling their accounts

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".

The conference

The conference

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 times - taken from an original character which appear'd at the masquerade at Lincoln, Decr. the 21st 1769

The times - taken from an original character which appear'd at the mas...

Print shows the figure of a man draped with ribbons labeled with the issues of the times.

The machine to go without asses

The machine to go without asses

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.

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

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

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

The city carriers

The city carriers

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

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