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[Britannia frees the dove of peace]

[Britannia frees the dove of peace]

Newspaper masthead illustration showing Britannia freeing the dove of peace.

Le General Arnold un des chefs de l'armée Anglo-Americaine.

Le General Arnold un des chefs de l'armée Anglo-Americaine.

Benedict Arnold, half-length portrait, facing front, wearing uniform; in oval with ornate border.

The Auction; or modern conoisseurs

The Auction; or modern conoisseurs

Print depicts a group of fashionable ladies and gentleman attending an an auction. The two porters exhibit a picture turned upside down, but the audience does not notice.

An Offering before Captain Cook in the Sandwich Islands / Webber del. ; Walker sculp.

An Offering before Captain Cook in the Sandwich Islands / Webber del. ...

Captain James Cook and four of his men with natives.

The Female frizzler

The Female frizzler

British cartoon showing woman, seated on huge hairdo of another woman, as she works on the hairdo.

George Washington commandant en chef des armées des Etats-unis de l'Amerique / N. Pruneau del. et sculp.

George Washington commandant en chef des armées des Etats-unis de l'Am...

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, wearing military uniform; in oval with olive branch on the left, a rattlesnake and liberty cap at top, and flags and cannon bar... more

Satsuki ame

Satsuki ame

Print shows two women walking beneath an umbrella and a young woman about to open an umbrella as it has started to rain.

Motoyui

Motoyui

Print shows an old man working with strands of yarn.

Nakamura kanzaburō

Nakamura kanzaburō

Print shows the actor Nakamura Kanzaburō, full-length portrait, facing right, holding fan.

Mitate rajōmon

Mitate rajōmon

Print shows a man departing, holding a closed umbrella over his right shoulder, looking back at a young woman standing on a veranda, leaning against a post.

Vuë de la place capitale a Quebeck. Prospect des haupt plazes der untern Stadt zu Quebec Vuë de la place capitale dans la Ville basse a Quebec / / gravé par Francois Xav. Habermann.

Vuë de la place capitale a Quebeck. Prospect des haupt plazes der unte...

Print shows street view with soldiers marching, and pedestrians in Québec; an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city.

[Four coffins of men killed in the Boston Massacre]

[Four coffins of men killed in the Boston Massacre]

Print shows section of newspaper column with illustration of four coffins bearing skull and crossbones and the initials of those killed: Samuel Gray, Samuel Maverick, James Caldwell, and Crispus Attucks.

Sketch for the statue ordered to be erected to the memory of the late Wm. Beckford Esqr. by the Court of Common Council

Sketch for the statue ordered to be erected to the memory of the late ...

Print shows William Beckford stands full-length, with his back to a wall of windows, treading on the male figure of tyranny bound with chains at his feet, with his right hand on the shoulder of Britannia in a c... more

Kannazuki

Kannazuki

Print shows a man sitting on a veranda, reading, an incense urn next to him, and a woman standing at a door looking over his shoulder.

The female patriot, No. 1. Addressed to the tea-drinking ladies of New York [41 lines of verse] [New York, Ma6 30, 1770].

The female patriot, No. 1. Addressed to the tea-drinking ladies of New...

Positive Photostat.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 104, Folder 7.

Plano que contiene la Bahía de Tabla con la ciudad del Cabo /

Plano que contiene la Bahía de Tabla con la ciudad del Cabo /

Shows coastal area of the Cape of Good Hope region. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the left. Watermarks: IV; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis over the characters VDL. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. M... more

[Boston Harbour, with the surroundings, &c.

[Boston Harbour, with the surroundings, &c.

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Dept... more

Vuë de la basse ville a Quebeck. Prospect von der untern stadt in Quebec gegen St. Laurenz fluss Vuë de la basse ville a Quebec vers le fleuve St. Laurent / / gravé par Francois Xav. Habermann.

Vuë de la basse ville a Quebeck. Prospect von der untern stadt in Queb...

Print shows the harbor at Québec, one ship at anchor, men working loading or unloading a boat, and merchandise on shore; an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city.

Vue de la basse ville à Québec vers le fleuve St. Laurent / gravé par François Xav. Habermann.

Vue de la basse ville à Québec vers le fleuve St. Laurent / gravé par ...

Print shows the harbor at Québec, one ship at anchor, men working loading or unloading a boat, and merchandise on shore; an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city.

Myra Newell

Myra Newell

Bust portrait silhouette of a young girl identified as "Myra Newell", facing right.

Of the Waggoner and Hercules

Of the Waggoner and Hercules

Fable illustrating the maxim, "the Lord helps those who help themselves".

Tomizawa hanzaburō

Tomizawa hanzaburō

Print shows the actor Tomizawa Hanzaburō, half-length portrait framed by a fan, in the role of a female servant.

Nidaime ichikawa monnosuke

Nidaime ichikawa monnosuke

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II, full-length portrait, facing left, standing on snow-covered veranda.

Minazuki

Minazuki

Print shows a man sitting on a bench at a teahouse overlooking the Sumida River, the waitress standing before him holding a fan and teapot, is looking over her left shoulder.

Takema no uguisu

Takema no uguisu

Print shows two young women on a country path gathering plants and listening to a warbler in bamboo.

The massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770, ...

The massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770, ...

Print shows British troops firing on citizens in Boston.

Political electricity; or, an historical & prophetical print in the year 1770 / Bute & Wilkes invent. ; Mercurius & Appeles fect.

Political electricity; or, an historical & prophetical print in the ye...

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.

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English Liberty

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English ...

Print shows King John seated at a small table outside his tent, signing Magna Carta, behind him stand by two bishops. Four men are pulling a rope, the "thread of English Liberty", which is attached to King John... more

Fontenelle / gravé sur acier par Hopwood.

Fontenelle / gravé sur acier par Hopwood.

Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, half-length portrait, facing front, in rectangular frame.

William Jackson, an importer; at the Brazen Head, North side of the Town-House, and opposite the Town-Pump, in Corn-Hill, Boston. It is desired that the sons and daughters of liberty, would not buy any one thing of him, for in so doing the will

William Jackson, an importer; at the Brazen Head, North side of the To...

Positive Photostat.; Jackson, William.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfo... more

To the freeholders, and freemen, of the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen, The important advantages arising from electing representatives by ballot, are so evident, that is matter of concern, that we find so salutary a measure openly oppose

To the freeholders, and freemen, of the City and County of New-York. G...

Imprint 3.; On verso, Copy 1: S; Reasons in favor of a Balloting Law.; On verso, Copy 2: S; Jan 4, 1770; N.Y.H.S. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images... more

[The coffin of Patrick Carr]

[The coffin of Patrick Carr]

Print shows section of newspaper column with illustration of the coffin bearing skull and crossbones and the initials of Patrick Carr, who died from wounds received during the Boston Massacre. Title devised by ... more

The hon. James Otis, jun. Esq.

The hon. James Otis, jun. Esq.

Print shows James Otis, bust portrait, flanked by Hercules crushing a snake with his foot and Minerva holding a staff topped with a liberty cap. Title from item. Illus. in: Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, .... B... more

I George Brooke, treasurer of Virginia, hereby certify, that of the County of hath paid into the loan offic of this Commonwealth dollars, to be applied to his credit in account with a British subject, according to an act of General Assembly pass

I George Brooke, treasurer of Virginia, hereby certify, that of the Co...

Filled in in mss. and dated 22 May 1780.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Port... more

To the merchants and traders, of the City of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. The worthy and patriotic writer of the Farmer's letters, have clearly demonstrated, that the liberties of the British colonies in America, have been most cruely violated by th

To the merchants and traders, of the City of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. ...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 143, Folder 1.

Map of the Kingdom of Poland : and the Grand Dutchy of Lithuania /

Map of the Kingdom of Poland : and the Grand Dutchy of Lithuania /

Relief shown pictorially. "Longit. East from Ferro." "Printed for John Bowles in Cornhil, and Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster imag... more

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 60, Agriculture, Jardinage]

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 60, Agriculture, Jard...

Illus. in: Diderot. Encyclopédie, ou, Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, v. 1, pl. 60. Livourne, 1770-1775. Reference copy may be in LOT 4434B. This record contains unverified, old dat... more

The Body of Tee, a chief, as preserved after death in Otaheite / Webber del. ; Pollard sc.
Vue du cataracte de Niagara, au pais des Iroquois / Antoine Le Loup fecit.

Vue du cataracte de Niagara, au pais des Iroquois / Antoine Le Loup fe...

Drawing shows two people on rocks overlooking the waterfalls at Niagara Falls.

Vue du port Philadelphie - dans l'Amérique - graveé d'aprés le tableau de Vernet / Vernet pinxit.

Vue du port Philadelphie - dans l'Amérique - graveé d'aprés le tableau...

Print of an idealized, European view of the port of Philadelphia showing buildings on the waterfront of the Delaware River, a boat in the foreground, and a windmill on the right.

A prospective view of the town of Boston, the capital of New-England - and the landing of --- troops in the year 1768, in consequence of letters from Gov. Bernard, the commissioners, &c. to the British ministry / P. Revere.

A prospective view of the town of Boston, the capital of New-England -...

Print shows eight British warships (numbered and identified in bottom margin) in the harbor with Boston in the background.

Vuë de Quebeck. Quebeck - eine stadt in Nord-America, in Canada, an den lincken ... Quebeck - une ville de Canada dans l'Amerique septentrionale ... / / gravé par Balth. Frederic Leizelt.

Vuë de Quebeck. Quebeck - eine stadt in Nord-America, in Canada, an de...

Print shows the wharf at the city of Québec with ship at dock and men working in small boats.

Ierusalem.
Ōgiya ureshino shūgetsu

Ōgiya ureshino shūgetsu

Print shows two women in an embrace, standing next to opening in a brothel.

Yabase no kihan

Yabase no kihan

Print shows three women in a small sailboat.

Sanada no yoichi to matano no gorō

Sanada no yoichi to matano no gorō

Print shows two warriors fighting at night, with Sanata no Yoichi on top of Matana no Gorō, about to strike him with his sword.

Nidaime ichikawa monnosuke

Nidaime ichikawa monnosuke

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with painting of a deer in the background.

Dai nijūichi zu

Dai nijūichi zu

Print shows a woman using a long (opium?) pipe to beat a man who has been spying on her.

Takasago

Takasago

Print shows two travelers standing beneath a pine tree at the seashore at sunset.

Ukie fukagawa eitai suzumi no zu

Ukie fukagawa eitai suzumi no zu

Print shows many boats, large and small, in the waterways at Fukagawa-shi, Japan.