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A petitioning, remonstrating, reforming, republican / R.S.

A petitioning, remonstrating, reforming, republican / R.S.

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

America triumphant and Britannia in distress
G. Washington / J. Trumbull pinx. ; Ta. le Roy sculp.

G. Washington / J. Trumbull pinx. ; Ta. le Roy sculp.

Print shows George Washington full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, wearing uniform, holding hat in left hand; on the left, an African man holds Washington's horse (reverse of the Trumbull pain... more

The thunderer

The thunderer

Print shows Banastre Tarleton boasting of his exploits to the Prince of Wales outside a brothel labeled "The Whirligig."

General Clinton

General Clinton

General Sir Henry Clinton, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing left, in oval.

General Carleton

General Carleton

General Guy Carleton, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing right, in medallion.

Count De Grasse

Count De Grasse

François Joseph Paul de Grasse, Comte de Grasse, full-length portrait, wearing uniform with hat, holding sword, standing, facing left, against studio backdrop showing ships during battle.

Charles Henri Comte Destaing, né le 24 Novembre 1729

Charles Henri Comte Destaing, né le 24 Novembre 1729

Charles Henri comte d'Estaing, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing slightly right; in framed medallion.

Lord No- - -h in the suds

Lord No- - -h in the suds

"North seated in a circular wash-tub, which froths with lather; he is surrounded by angry women..." (Source: George)

General Montgomery

General Montgomery

Print shows Richard Montgomery, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing military uniform, facing slightly left, in oval.

Lord Viscount Howe / Angus sculp.

Lord Viscount Howe / Angus sculp.

Print shows Richard Howe, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, wearing uniform, in oval on pedestal.

J. Hancock / J. Pelicier sculp. 1782.

J. Hancock / J. Pelicier sculp. 1782.

Print shows John Hancock, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, in oval medallion with ribbon at the top, on pedestal, with cannon in foreground.

Hanetsuki no danjo

Hanetsuki no danjo

Print shows a young man lifting a young woman who is holding aloft a badminton paddle.

A bath of the moderns

A bath of the moderns

Captain Bissett on the shoulders of Richard Worsley, Colonel of the Hampshire Militia, watching Lady Worsley pull up her stockings.

Labour in vain or let them tug & be da--nd

Labour in vain or let them tug & be da--nd

Print shows Neptune, the British lion, Britannia, and a British sailor on a piece of land labeled "England" laughing derisively at a Dutchman, a Frenchman, a Spaniard, and a partly draped Native woman wearing a... more

The catch singers

The catch singers

Print shows Lord North, on the right, Lord Germain, and Lord Sandwich (or Richard Howe) sitting around a table, with William Howe standing at the end of the table on the left; they are toasting their financial ... more

The American rattlesnake presenting Monsieur his ally a dish of frogs

The American rattlesnake presenting Monsieur his ally a dish of frogs

Print shows a rattlesnake, representing America, presenting a basket of frogs to a Frenchman. Includes a short verse advising Britons to drive a wedge between the Americans and the French during the peace negot... more

The Earl of Shelburne

The Earl of Shelburne

Print shows William Petty, Lord Shelburne, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left; in oval on pedestal with nameplate.

Earl Temple

Earl Temple

Print shows George Grenville, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right; medallion with ribbon at top, on pedestal.

General Putnam

General Putnam

Print shows Israel Putnam, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing military uniform, facing slightly left; in oval.

Ohan chōemon

Ohan chōemon

Print shows a porter carrying a woman across a stream.

The bull over-drove, or, The drivers in danger

The bull over-drove, or, The drivers in danger

Print shows a bull trampling the prostrate body of Lord Sandwich, lead driver, and kicking toward Lord North and George Germain, the "drivers in danger." The bull is charging toward three men, representing Fran... more

War of posts / T. Colley, fect.

War of posts / T. Colley, fect.

Print shows the new ministers, Pitt, Keppel, Conway, Burke, Fox, and Richmond riding on wooden posts and cannon drive, with the aid of a devil, the old ministers, Nick, Sandwich, Amherst, North, and Mansfield i... more

John Marshall

John Marshall

Full-length silhouette portrait shows John Marshall, legislator and jurist, facing right.

Utilité particuliére, du vaisseau volant Divers utilités, du vaisseau volant.

Utilité particuliére, du vaisseau volant Divers utilités, du vaisseau ...

Two songs illustrated with humorous pictures of men using flying machines for various purposes. The left panel shows a man fleeing from his creditors, while the four vignettes to the right depict a clergyman, a... more

William Pitt - il faut déclarer la guerre a la France / L. Binet del. ; L.S. Berthet sculp.

William Pitt - il faut déclarer la guerre a la France / L. Binet del. ...

Print shows William Pitt, half-length portrait, standing with the aid of crutchers behind balustrade, facing front with right arm extended, during speech to Parliament; two men stand in the background.

Sesshu hitsu shōki zu

Sesshu hitsu shōki zu

Print shows Shōki, the demon slayer, full-length portrait, standing, facing front.

A Meeting of umbrellas / P.V., delin. ; J. Kent, fecit.

A Meeting of umbrellas / P.V., delin. ; J. Kent, fecit.

Cartoon showing two men under umbrellas facing each other and another man under umbrella with left hand extended between the two men.

Poor Richard's Almanac Improved, 1782

Poor Richard's Almanac Improved, 1782

Double-page entry for December; includes poem "Advice to the Fair Sex" which advises disregard of fashion, and urges, modesty, honesty, and willingness to please.

A Sunday concert

A Sunday concert

A concert at Dr. Burney's. Musicians grouped round a piano. The pianist is Ferdinando Bertoni and is accompanied by Pacchierotti. Cariboldi stands behind Lady Mary Duncan. Others are: Hayford, Cervetto, Salpiet... more

The town of Falmouth, burnt, by Captain Moet, Octbr. 18th 1775

The town of Falmouth, burnt, by Captain Moet, Octbr. 18th 1775

Print shows bird's-eye view of the burning of Falmouth, Maine, by Captain Henry Mowat, whose ships, in the foreground, fire on the town.

Francis I, King of Fran[ce] / Titian, pixt ; J. Heath, sculpt.

Francis I, King of Fran[ce] / Titian, pixt ; J. Heath, sculpt.

Portrait print showing Francis I, King of France. Bust portrait, right profile in oval flanked by two knights in armor. The knight on the left, representing France, with a shield bearing the fleur-de-lis, has t... more

La balle a frappé son amante / dessiné par le Barbier peintre du Roi ; gravé par L. Halbou.

La balle a frappé son amante / dessiné par le Barbier peintre du Roi ;...

Print shows the death of Molly, a scene from the fictional "Histoire de Seymour & de Molly." After the wedding ceremony joining Seymour and Molly, and as the wedding feast is about to begin, British troops burs... more

The hon'le. Anthony Wayne, Esqr., major general in the American Army / J. Nor sc.

The hon'le. Anthony Wayne, Esqr., major general in the American Army /...

Print shows Anthony Wayne, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military uniform; in oval.

Nidaime bandō mitsugorō no anno heibei

Nidaime bandō mitsugorō no anno heibei

Print shows Bandō Mitsugorō, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing right.

Ouka no nibijin

Ouka no nibijin

Print shows two women standing beneath a blossoming cherry tree.

The Shell--born Jess-t / Ignatius Loyola invt. ; K.

The Shell--born Jess-t / Ignatius Loyola invt. ; K.

Print shows the Earl of Shelburne, full-length portrait, left profile, as a Jesuit.

Judge Thumb, or - patent sticks for family correction: warranted lawful!

Judge Thumb, or - patent sticks for family correction: warranted lawfu...

Judge Buller walking in foreground, carrying bundles of rods; in the background, a man with a rod raised over his head is about to strike a woman who is running away from him.

The surrender of government castle, in March 1782, to the late besieging minority

The surrender of government castle, in March 1782, to the late besiegi...

Print shows members of the old ministry walking out of the "Government Castle" closely followed by a devil, and members of the new ministry marching in.

The amiable Miss W-bb [and] the intrepid partizan

The amiable Miss W-bb [and] the intrepid partizan

Cameo portraits of Miss W-bb and Banastre Tarleton; in ovals with ribbons at top.

The state cooks making peace-porridge

The state cooks making peace-porridge

Print shows several British ministers, Keppel, Fox, Richmond, Conway, and others, preparing a porridge of peace to offer Holland, France, and Spain, and separately to a Native wearing a feathered headdress and ... more

Premiere assemblée du congrès / dessiné par le Barbier Peintre du Roi ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Royale de Vienne &c.

Premiere assemblée du congrès / dessiné par le Barbier Peintre du Roi ...

Print shows session of the First Continental Congress, September 1774, in Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Commodore Hopkins / R. Pollard sc.

Commodore Hopkins / R. Pollard sc.

Print shows Esek Hopkins, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform, in oval.

How do you like it monsieur

How do you like it monsieur

Fat Englishman pulling hair of skinny Frenchman and kicking him in the buttocks.

Libertas Americana. 4 Juil. 1776 Non sine Diis animosus infans / / dessin de la medaille des etats unis de l'amerique compose par A.E. Gibelin en 1783.

Libertas Americana. 4 Juil. 1776 Non sine Diis animosus infans / / des...

Design drawing executed not later than September 1782 by Antoine Esprit Gibelin shows Minerva (representing France) standing, leaning forward, holding a spear in raised right hand and a shield, with a fleur-de-... more

The V- - - [Victualling] committee framing a report

The V- - - [Victualling] committee framing a report

"Members of a parliamentary committee seated round an oblong table; two tiers of raised seats are on the farther side of the table, in the centre of the upper tier sits the chairman, immediately below him the c... more

Son mérite personnel l'emporte sur toutes les considérations / Le Barbier l'aîné del. ; N. Ponce sculp.

Son mérite personnel l'emporte sur toutes les considérations / Le Barb...

Print shows an imaginary scene depicting the funeral of Richard Montgomery, killed during the attack on Québec.

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