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Small talk for the benefit of the Wells / designed by Shortskirts ; executed by Boys.

Small talk for the benefit of the Wells / designed by Shortskirts ; ex...

Print shows a man wearing a mortar board and gown standing on the left expressing concern, "Oh dear - damnation! - what will become of my poor NEDDY." Another man, possibly Edmund Burke, labeled "Fop", is strik... More

Lord Cornwallis

Lord Cornwallis

Charles Cornwallis, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing military uniform, facing slightly right; in oval. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commencing in 1775 and ending ... More

Lister Asquith to Thomas Jefferson, March 20, 1786, Lister Asquith's Maritime Law Case; William & Catherine (ship)

Lister Asquith to Thomas Jefferson, March 20, 1786, Lister Asquith's M...

Lister Asquith's Maritime Law Case; William & Catherine (ship)

[Youth seated amid trees and flowers; basket on branch and shovel on ground]

[Youth seated amid trees and flowers; basket on branch and shovel on g...

Original drawing by Le Barbier l'aine. Illus. in: Salomon Gessner, Oeuvres (Paris, 1786-93) v. 1 bet. p. 44-45. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Publ. Ind. (3)... More

Admiral Parker / Birrell sculp.

Admiral Parker / Birrell sculp.

Print shows Sir Peter Parker, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile, wearing naval uniform; medallion on pedestal with name plate. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain... More

Plano de la Bahía de Roxas en el Estrecho de Magallanes en la Ysla de Carlos III cituada su mediania por latud S. de 53" 37" y longd. de 66" 21", occidental de Cádiz /

Plano de la Bahía de Roxas en el Estrecho de Magallanes en la Ysla de ...

Bahía de Roxas unidentifiable on modern maps and/or in gazetteers. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Cádiz. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Watermark: Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Pen-and-ink. Mo... More

Admiral Hughes

Admiral Hughes

Print shows Admiral Edward Hughes, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; medallion on pedestal. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commencing in 1775 and ending in 178... More

[Ōgiya hanaōgi yujo]

[Ōgiya hanaōgi yujo]

Print shows Hanaōgi, a courtesan, full-length, standing near a large city gate, facing left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: H... More

Plano del Puerto de Samá, situado en la costa del N. de la ysla de Sntiágo. de Cuba.

Plano del Puerto de Samá, situado en la costa del N. de la ysla de Snt...

Scale ca. 1:11,500. Depths shown by soundings. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermarks: J. Kool; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 334 LC Maps of North America, 1750-178... More

Rto. del Capitan dn. Vincente Lunardi. Nació en Lucca el dia 11 de enero de 1759 ... / Nesmith, pinxt. ; Burke, fecit.

Rto. del Capitan dn. Vincente Lunardi. Nació en Lucca el dia 11 de ene...

Head-and-shoulders portrait of Italian balloonist Vincent Lunardi, with text describing highlights of his diplomatic and aerial activities. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Plan of Mr. Fitch's steam boat Annual passage of the herrings.

Plan of Mr. Fitch's steam boat Annual passage of the herrings.

Prints show (on top) a boat with power-driven oars and (below) a map showing the annual migration route taken by herring around the north and central portions of the Atlantic Ocean. Title from item. Illus. in: ... More

Three weeks after marriage

Three weeks after marriage

Print shows a man standing on the left offering portraits of "new passions" to George, Prince of Wales, who is seated on a sofa beneath portraits of "The Perdita" and "The Armstead"; the man tells George that "... More

Thomas Jefferson to Samuel Adams and John Lowell, August 17, 1786, Property in Maine Claimed by Madame de Gregoire
The critic or Tragedy rehears'd / R. T., delin.

The critic or Tragedy rehears'd / R. T., delin.

"Edward Topham (right) hearing, and apparently coaching, Mrs. Wells (left) in a tragic part..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires pre... More

To the freemen of the state of Rhode-Island &c. Gentlemen. Well convinced that the supporters of the present opposition have already exerted, and will continue to make every possible effort, to render that opposition successful, and among the mi

To the freemen of the state of Rhode-Island &c. Gentlemen. Well convin...

Evans 19521.; Imprint 3.; On verso: 50949b '04 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 1... More

General mourning

General mourning

Print shows a well-dressed West Indian? couple with big smiles on their faces, in the background is a depressed man (a plantation owner?) holding a piece of paper on which is written "No more credit given by [?... More

Captain Asgill

Captain Asgill

Captain Sir Charles Asgill, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing military uniform and hat, left profile; in oval. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commencing in 1775 and ... More

Plano del puertecito de la Chorrera situado una legua al O. de la Havana.

Plano del puertecito de la Chorrera situado una legua al O. de la Hava...

Scale ca. 1:3,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Watermarks: IV, fleur-de-lis, and unidentifiable watermark. Depths shown by soundings. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 321 LC Maps of North America,... More

Maille, 1786, Broadside on Distilled Vinegar; in French

Maille, 1786, Broadside on Distilled Vinegar; in French

Broadside on Distilled Vinegar; in French

The Wapping concert

The Wapping concert

"A concert-room with a boarded floor and low platform on which are the instrumentalists..." (Source: George) [Wigstead?] This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Sat... More

Plano de las Bahías de la Baronesa y la Condoza situadas en la costa meridl. del Estrecho de Magallanes por la lattd. S. de 53 gs. 24 ms. y longd. de 67⁰06ʹ10ʺ occidental de Cádiz /

Plano de las Bahías de la Baronesa y la Condoza situadas en la costa m...

Shows Swallow Bay and Condesa Bay of Santa Inés Island and adjacent portions of the Strait of Magellan. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Cádiz. Watermark: J. Kool. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backin... More

[Youth seated amid trees and flowers; basket on branch and shovel on ground]

[Youth seated amid trees and flowers; basket on branch and shovel on g...

Engraving by N. Ponce. Illus. in: Salomon Gessner, Oeuvres (Paris, 1786-93) v. 1 bet. p. 44-45. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Publ. Ind. (3); Shovels; Baskets.

Lawyers in term / designed by Necessity ; executed by Rapacity.

Lawyers in term / designed by Necessity ; executed by Rapacity.

Print shows lawyers for the defendant on one side and lawyers for the plaintiff's case on the other side of the defendant tugging at his clothing which is labeled with various legal terms. Elements or "part of ... More

John Lamb, March 28, 1786, Certificate of Official Proceedings on Paul R. Randall

John Lamb, March 28, 1786, Certificate of Official Proceedings on Paul...

Certificate of Official Proceedings on Paul R. Randall

Street walkers / RST ; etch'd by B. Smith.

Street walkers / RST ; etch'd by B. Smith.

Cartoon shows a well dressed man wearing large hat, possibly George Hanger, walking at the corner of Bond Street and Piccadilly, there he meets the gaze of a fashionably dressed young woman, a prostitute(?), al... More

Thomas Jefferson to Borgnis Desbordes, Freres, January 8, 1786, Lister Asquith's Maritime Law Case; William & Catherine (ship); in French

Thomas Jefferson to Borgnis Desbordes, Freres, January 8, 1786, Lister...

Lister Asquith's Maritime Law Case; William & Catherine (ship); in French

Lord Keppel / Golder sculp.

Lord Keppel / Golder sculp.

Print shows Augustus Keppel Viscount Keppel, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, left profile, in oval on pedestal with nameplate.

Carte des Isles Antilles et du Golfe du Méxique; avec la majeure partie de la Nouvelle Espagne.

Carte des Isles Antilles et du Golfe du Méxique; avec la majeure parti...

Scale ca. 1:3,700,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Shows southern United States, Mexico, Central America, northern South America, and West Indies. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789... More

Thomas Barclay, June 28, 1786, Agreement on Ship Signals to Distinguish Moroccan and American Vessels

Thomas Barclay, June 28, 1786, Agreement on Ship Signals to Distinguis...

Agreement on Ship Signals to Distinguish Moroccan and American Vessels

The modern paradise, or Adam and Eve regenerated

The modern paradise, or Adam and Eve regenerated

Print showing Adam and Eve, (probably representing the Prince of Wales and Mrs. Fitzherbert), naked except for elaborate wigs, standing by the "Tree of life", surrounded by the trappings of fashionable customs ... More

Thomas Jefferson to James Buchanan and William Hay, June 13, 1786, Shipment Containing Model of Virginia Capitol