Print shows Edmund Burke sitting at a desk on a crescent moon, holding a quill pen, an open "pamphlet" and an inkwell are on the desk, broken chains hang from his wrists; a scene on the front of the desk, label... more
A British satire on Charles Stanhope's Toleration Bill of 1789 which was an attempt to remove the yoke of religious obligations on persons seeking public office (cf. Test and Corporation Acts). Despite the fact... more
Print shows Father Time flying past an altar on which the privileges of the nobility and the clergy are being burned; he is annointing the forehead of one priest with the ashes of the consummed documents as ano... more
Print shows two female figures radiating light are standing next to a globe set on a pedestal, one holds a staff topped with a liberty cap. At their feet is a book open to "The Rights of Man" as well as keys, s... more
Print shows the Assemblée nationale meeting in a large room with amphitheater seating as members of the clergy and the nobility come forward to renounce their priviledges.
Print shows a member of the aristocracy and a member of the Third Estate embracing in a courtyard, they both wear the horns of cuckoldry which they consider a common misery among all classes; a woman leaning ov... more
Print shows a group of ecclesiastical figures departing a church with what remains of their belongings (following the November 1789 decree by the National Assembly regarding church property); at the center of t... more
Print of ornament on the title page of the Universal Asylum and Columbian Magazine shows a female figure representing America sitting amid abundance while enjoying the prosperity of peace.
Print shows a plainly-dressed female figure dying in the arms of a man, representing the nobility, as two other men, one checking her pulse, stand nearby.
Print shows an aristocratic-looking couple in a street or courtyard. The woman is standing, facing front, next to a wall, urinating beneath her dress. She holds the hat, umbrella, and walking stick (emblems of ... more
Print shows an arch spanning the street in front of the state house in Boston, Massachusetts, in honor of George Washington's visit in October 1789.