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Topic: 1780

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A view of the entrance of Petit Passage

A view of the entrance of Petit Passage

Print shows ships passing cliffs at the entrance to the Petit Passage near Digby Neck, Nova Scotia.

A view of Quebec the capital of Canada, in North America / Roberts sculp.

A view of Quebec the capital of Canada, in North America / Roberts scu...

Print shows ship in the foreground with the city of Québec in the distance.

Grand Passage in the Bay Fundy, on the western shore of Nova Scotia

Grand Passage in the Bay Fundy, on the western shore of Nova Scotia

Print shows ships passing cliffs at the entrance to the Grand Passage of the Bay of Fundy along the western shore of Nova Scotia.

De man in't hembd, of de gefnuikte hoogmoed

De man in't hembd, of de gefnuikte hoogmoed

Print shows a man in a nightshirt (representing England) being attacked by several men (representing the countries of the armed neutrality league and the allies), he is held by a Swede and a Dane, a Frenchman p... more

Benjamin Franklin L.L.D. F.R.S. - one of the American plenipotentiaries at the Court of France / Pollard sculp.

Benjamin Franklin L.L.D. F.R.S. - one of the American plenipotentiarie...

Print shows Benjamin Franklin, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, without spectacles, wearing fur cap, in oval.

The right honble. Fredk. Earl of Carlisle, Lord lieutt. of the Kingdom of Ireland

The right honble. Fredk. Earl of Carlisle, Lord lieutt. of the Kingdom...

Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle, half-length portrait, facing right, in oval topped with ribbon.

[Association meeting at York]

[Association meeting at York]

Print shows an allegorical representation of a meeting of the Association of York during which all disputes were amicably settled.

Ezra Stiles S.T.D. L.L.D. - president of Yale College / R. Molthrop pinxt. ; Doolittle sc.

Ezra Stiles S.T.D. L.L.D. - president of Yale College / R. Molthrop pi...

Print shows Ezra Stiles, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left; in oval.

S.E. George Washington - général en chef de armées des etats unis de l'Amérique / Le B. pinx ; J.L. sculp.

S.E. George Washington - général en chef de armées des etats unis de l...

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing military uniform; medallion on pedestal with name plate and inscription.

[Study drawings of monsters, men, and acrobats]

[Study drawings of monsters, men, and acrobats]

Drawing shows the head of a monster with crossed horns, two nude men balancing on their hands on the backs of dragon-like animals, and a female acrobat, standing on her hands, holding a vessel in her toes and h... more

Mr. Blanchard, lʹaréonaute / desine dʹapres nature par Mr. Bolomey ; et grave par Mlle. Evans ; s. la direc. de M. d'Sallieth.

Mr. Blanchard, lʹaréonaute / desine dʹapres nature par Mr. Bolomey ; e...

Head-and-shoulders portrait of French balloonist Jean-Pierre Blanchard. Includes image of Blanchard's balloon demonstrating his experiments with balloon navigation.

[House with enclosed entrance yard. Elevation, rendered]

[House with enclosed entrance yard. Elevation, rendered]

Watercolor rendering, possibly American, showing elevation of house, with entrance yard in plan, well and gate also rendered in elevation.

Charles Lee Esq'r. - major general of the American forces

Charles Lee Esq'r. - major general of the American forces

Print shows Charles Lee, full-length portrait, standing, facing left and gesturing with right arm, holding baton.

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

Print shows a depiction of the naval engagement between the British fleet under Admiral Keppel and the French fleet under Count d'Orvilliers; framed with elaborate border.

General Washington

General Washington

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing uniform and hat; in oval.

Richd. Lord Viscount Howe rear admiral of the White and commander in chief of the fleet in N. America

Richd. Lord Viscount Howe rear admiral of the White and commander in c...

Print shows Richard Howe, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing left and pointing to the left.

The English lion dismember'd or the voice of the public for an enquiry into public expenditure

The English lion dismember'd or the voice of the public for an enquiry...

Print shows, on the left, Lord North carrying a large sack labeled "Budget" over his shoulder, tethered to the sack by chain is a lion from which America (represented by a Native man wearing feathered headdress... more

Sanbashi no danjo

Sanbashi no danjo

Print shows two women standing at the end of a dock next to a young man sitting in a boat.

Chidori no tamagawa

Chidori no tamagawa

Print shows three women(?) watching plovers dive over the Tama River.

[Savannah.
John Paul Jones, commodore au service des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique / dessiné par C.J. Notté ; gravé par Carl Guttenberg.

John Paul Jones, commodore au service des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique / d...

Print shows John Paul Jones, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, standing on board ship during battle, reaching with left hand for one of several pistols at his waist, right hand holds sword.

Public ordinary

Public ordinary

Satire on militia camps, especially Coxheath, showing people eating, drinking and dancing; dog seizing sucking-pig; two cocks fighting; tents of a camp in background.

Loon na werk 1780

Loon na werk 1780

Print shows a large dog (representing England) muzzled and chained being attacked by several men (representing the countries of the armed neutrality league and the allies, a Swede, a Dane, a Frenchman with an u... more

St. Eustache une des Isles d'Antilles dans l'Amerique du Nord la quelle fut prise aux Hollandois en 1781 par les Anglois St. Eustache eine der Antillischen insuln in Nord-America welche 1781 von den Engelländern, erobert und denen Holländern abgenom̄en worden / / grave par Bergmüller

St. Eustache une des Isles d'Antilles dans l'Amerique du Nord la quell...

Print shows British naval assualt on Saint Eustatius.

Frederick lord North / Pollard sculp.

Frederick lord North / Pollard sculp.

Print shows Frederick North, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; in oval.