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Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man in the moon at large

Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man...

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

By His Excellency Arthur Fenner, Esq; governor, captain-general, and commander in chief, of and over the State of Rhode-Island and Providence-plantations. A proclamation. Whereas the sixth article of the constitution of the United States of Amer

By His Excellency Arthur Fenner, Esq; governor, captain-general, and c...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 22844.; Proclamation.; Imprint 3.; On verso, copy 2: {stamp} Copied from the orginial in The Rhode Island Historical Society; Ac. 5689; On verso, copy 3 and copy 4: {stamp} Gift He... More

In Council, January 21, 1790. Gentlemen. A list of the pensions, who are still chargeable to the State, has been forwarded to you; but it you will perceive that the amount is considerable, and the payment will of course be burthersome to the pub

In Council, January 21, 1790. Gentlemen. A list of the pensions, who a...

Imprint 2.; Not in Evans.; On recto, copy 2: 7 50 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed E... More

Shichirigahama zu

Shichirigahama zu

Print shows a seacoast village and mountain, with view of Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Koga... More

Alexander Hamilton , May 10, 1790. "Abstract of duties which have accrued on the Tonnage of Foreign & Domestic vessels".

Alexander Hamilton , May 10, 1790. "Abstract of duties which have accr...

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Thomas Jefferson, March 20, 1790, Extract of Letter from a Gentleman in London to his Friend in New York

Thomas Jefferson, March 20, 1790, Extract of Letter from a Gentleman i...

Extract of Letter from a Gentleman in London to his Friend in New York

J.X. Bureaux-Pusy / Trexel, del. ; Guyot, sc.

J.X. Bureaux-Pusy / Trexel, del. ; Guyot, sc.

Half-length portrait of Jean Xavier Bureaux de Pusy. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

An act supplementary to the act for the establishment and support of light-houses, beacons, buoys, and public piers. [Philadelphia] Printed by John Fenno [1790].

An act supplementary to the act for the establishment and support of l...

Imprint 3.; 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; Portfolio 214, Folder 21.

Este plano manifiesta la cituación y configuración del bajo llamado el Cascabel, ignorada de los practicos de esta costa, hasta el año 1790, su verdadera situacn. la qe. se hallo ser por latitud septentrional de 11⁰00ʹ y pr. longitud de 302⁰01ʹ del meridiano de Tenerife, siendo su arrumbamiento con la punta qe. baña el Mar de Morro Hermoso (que es el sitio mas nomarcable de esta costa en sus inmediaciones) por el angulo de 39⁰00ʹ del 1er qqte. dista. de 4 millas ... /

Este plano manifiesta la cituación y configuración del bajo llamado el...

Shows a portion of the Salinas Bay and associated coast between Morro Hermoso and Arroyo Hondo. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Watermark: Van der Ley. Pen-and-ink and yellow watercolor. LC... More

[Title page of narrative of the captivity and suffering of Benjamin Gilbert and his family who were surprised by the Indians and taken from their farms, on the frontier of Pennsylvania, in the Spring of 1780]

[Title page of narrative of the captivity and suffering of Benjamin Gi...

Illus. in: William Walton, Narrative of Benjamin Gilbert, Philadelphia, 1790. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: RBD; BI WORKS; BI; Indians Attacks...; Pa. Hist.; Shelf.

Kashidori fukurō

Kashidori fukurō

Print shows an owl and a jay perched on branches in a tree. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Momo chidori kyōka awase.... More

Tsubakura kiji

Tsubakura kiji

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Momo chidori kyōka awase. Format: full color illustrated Kyōkabon. Forms part of: Jap... More

Menagerie nationale

Menagerie nationale

Print shows a harlequin standing on a makeshift stage with three cages on it containing members of the clergy and the nobility, and flying a banner "Collection d'Animaux Feroces et Traitres". The first cage is ... More

Yanagi no niwa

Yanagi no niwa

Print shows three women and a child, standing next to and sitting on a bench beneath a willow tree at the edge of a pond. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print spec... More

Le Pied de nez ou l'aristocratie ecrasée

Le Pied de nez ou l'aristocratie ecrasée

Aristocrat with crown, clergy with long noses, triumphant figures of the Republic, destruction of the aristocracy.

Plano del Río de Guazacuals. cituado en la costa del S. del seno mexicao. proa. gua[?]acas. /

Plano del Río de Guazacuals. cituado en la costa del S. del seno mexic...

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Watermark: Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, ... More

[Marquis de Brantco (Vanclure), who was involved in a balloon ascension on April 4, 1784, profile portrait] / en aou[...] 1790, [...]ss. p. Fouquet ; gr. p. Chrétien, inv. du physionotrace, Cloitre St. Honoré à Paris.

[Marquis de Brantco (Vanclure), who was involved in a balloon ascensio...

"Son tableau est fidel et vrai comme lui" printed below portrait. Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

[A man engaged in metalwork, appears to be melting statues to reuse the metal, with a kitten next to his left leg]

[A man engaged in metalwork, appears to be melting statues to reuse th...

Title and date devised by Library staff; other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Fake attributed to Katsushika Hokusai. Forms part of: Japanese prints... More

The cutter cut up, or, the monster at full length

The cutter cut up, or, the monster at full length

Philip Thicknesse standing with a rope (merit) round his neck, nude except for short breeches. His person is covered with defamatory inscriptions. His chest is cut open, revealing organs labeled cowardice, crue... More

[Aristocrats digging the Champ-de-Mars]

[Aristocrats digging the Champ-de-Mars]

Print shows well-dressed aristocratic women, children, some men, and members of the clergy digging and hauling soil in wheelbarrows in a effort to transform the Champ-de-Mars into a suitable place for the festi... More

Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, June 1790, United States Conduct in War between Spain and Great Britain

Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, June 1790, United States Conduc...

United States Conduct in War between Spain and Great Britain

... An act providing for holding a treaty or treaties to establish peace with certain Indian tribes. [New York: Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine, 1790.].

... An act providing for holding a treaty or treaties to establish pea...

Caption title: at head of title: Congress of the United States: at the second session, begun and held at the City of New-York, on Monday the fourth of January, one thousand seven hundred and nineth.; Signed: Fr... More

Plano del Río de Guazacualcos cituado en la costa del S. del seno mexicano, Probincia de Guadalajara /

Plano del Río de Guazacualcos cituado en la costa del S. del seno mexi...

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Watermark: IV. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 572 Available also through the Libr... More

[Two restrikes by unknown artists]

[Two restrikes by unknown artists]

Print on left is restrike of De Claussin's portrait of Rembrandt; print on right is restrike of Rembrandt's portrait of Jan Lutma. In portfolio: Recueil de quatre-vingt-cinq estampes originales, têtes, paysages... More

Title page, with no illus., of Benjamin Rush, An enquiry into the effects of spiritous liquors, Philadelphia, T. Bradford, 1790

Title page, with no illus., of Benjamin Rush, An enquiry into the effe...

Illus. in: Benjamin Rush, An enquiry into the effects of spiritous liquors, Philadelphia, T. Bradford, 1790, title page. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card ... More

Monsr. Garnerin, the intrepid aeronaut

Monsr. Garnerin, the intrepid aeronaut

Oval head-and-shoulders profile portrait of French balloonist and parchutist A.J. Garnerin. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Le pied de néz - dedié aux aristocrates

Le pied de néz - dedié aux aristocrates

Print shows two angels, one standing on a globe and holding a sword, the other, as Fame, soaring above at right, holds a laurel crown and blows a horn; in the foreground, blown over by the force of the angels, ... More

The Pancake woman

The Pancake woman

Restrike from unidentified artist of Rembrandt's The Pancake Woman. In portfolio: Recueil de quatre-vingt-cinq estampes originales, têtes, paysages et différences sujets, dessinés et gravées de Rembrandt ... Pa... More

Jing ban tian wen quan tu /

Jing ban tian wen quan tu /

Scale not given. Shows two hemispheres, the territory, administrative divisions, and topographical features of the Qing Empire. Wood block print, hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Based on map of China dr... More

M. Charles

M. Charles

Head-and-shoulders profile portrait of French balloonist J.A.C. Charles, who made the first flight in a hydrogen balloon, Dec. 1, 1783. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

James Madison. Notes, Customs Duties. 1790.

James Madison. Notes, Customs Duties. 1790.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Unknown to James Madison, June, 1790. Note on Pennsylvania Congressional Delegates.

Unknown to James Madison, June, 1790. Note on Pennsylvania Congression...

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

The plot of Carroll'sburgh : [part of Washington D.C.].

The plot of Carroll'sburgh : [part of Washington D.C.].

Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers. Pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Torn and fold-lined. Accompanied by index of lots: List of the original proprietors of the lots in Carrollsburg... More

Jefferson, Venango & Armstrong.

Jefferson, Venango & Armstrong.

Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum in Jefferson, Venango, and Armstrong Counties (Pa.). Shows land ownership, lots, boundaries, numbers, and dimensions. Title on label affixed to ... More

View of the falls of Niagara / del. 1790 ; engrav'd by S. Hill.

View of the falls of Niagara / del. 1790 ; engrav'd by S. Hill.

Title from item. Illus. in: The Massachusetts magazine, or, Monthly museum of knowledge and rational entertainment. Boston, Mass. : Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, vol. II, no. VII, 1790 (July), opp. p. ... More

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; Wright sculpt.

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; Wright sculpt.

Print shows author and philosopher Thomas Paine, half-length portrait, facing left. Title from item. Engraving of a 1792 painting by George Romney. Exhibited in: "Creating the United States" at the Library of C... More

View of the colleges at Cambridge, Massachusetts / delineated & engraved by S. Hill.

View of the colleges at Cambridge, Massachusetts / delineated & engrav...

Print shows several buildings on the Harvard College campus, (l. to r.) Holden Chapel, Hollis Hall, Harvard Hall, and Massachusetts Hall.

[One-point perspective sketches of structure, road, and trees, with shifting vanishing point]

[One-point perspective sketches of structure, road, and trees, with sh...

Four sketches. Church interior elevation and section with galleries and vaulted ceiling on verso. M.I.T. no. A-d-12. Drawing not signed; attribution based on handwriting and drawing style. From the Massachusett... More

Assemblée des Capucins l'Assemblée des aristocrates, ou l'harmonica des aristocruches.

Assemblée des Capucins l'Assemblée des aristocrates, ou l'harmonica de...

Print shows a Capucin monk standing on a platform covered with money bags, ringing a bell, with a bird perched on his head, amid a collection of various jugs, jars, vases, pots (aristocratic dolts or blockheads... More

Excise inquisition erecting by English slaves under the scourge of their task-masters the excise officers

Excise inquisition erecting by English slaves under the scourge of the...

A British satire on an attempt by William Pitt and George Rose to transfer to excise law certain import duties; standing in opposition is Edward Thurlow. The central image shows Britannia, wrapped in a blanket ... More

Massachusetts Legislature, June 7, 1790, Resolution Transmitting Memorial from Consul of France

Massachusetts Legislature, June 7, 1790, Resolution Transmitting Memor...

Resolution Transmitting Memorial from Consul of France

North-Carolina. The following minutes concerning the state of North-Carolina, will tend to shew the situation and prospects of that state ... [1790?].

North-Carolina. The following minutes concerning the state of North-Ca...

On verso: 09-83-443.20. 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 135, Folder 3a.

Washington

Washington

Print shows George Washington, possibly at the time of inauguration, stepping on a flag with the crest of England on it.

Eh bien, J-- F--, dira-tu encore vive la noblesse?

Eh bien, J-- F--, dira-tu encore vive la noblesse?

Print shows a man, possibly Joseph-François Foullon, on his hands and knees with a woman of the Third Estate, a sword at her side, riding on his back. Title from item. de Vinck, 2950 Blum, 206 Forms part of: Fr... More

Hunchback in the character of Richard

Hunchback in the character of Richard

Print shows an actor portraying Richard III in a tent on a stage, appearing through trap doors in the stage are a king, queen, prince regent, and another prince, all crying "Murder." Title from item. Caption: L... More

Dn. Vicente Lunardi, vive en el Coliseo del Buen Retiro

Dn. Vicente Lunardi, vive en el Coliseo del Buen Retiro

Print shows banner with name of Italian balloonist Vincent Lunardi; includes figure playing a drum and two others dancing. "Preco" printed below image. "Bilhete d'introduc̦ão na Platca do Anfitheatro do Terreir... More

A lobby flesh-monger treating with a saleswoman for a prime piece, or buying fruit at Covent Garden market for an evening's entertainment

A lobby flesh-monger treating with a saleswoman for a prime piece, or ...

Print shows a man and a woman negotiating the fee for the services of a young woman standing to the right; they are outside the "New Tea Room" with entrance through an arch labeled "Designed by Avarice ... Exec... More

Susquehanna & Sinnemahoning.

Susquehanna & Sinnemahoning.

Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum in the Susquehanna (West Branch) and Sinnemahoning Valleys, Clinton County (Pa.). Shows land ownership, lots, boundaries, numbers, dimensions, a... More

Le concert L'essentielle est d'accorder nos instruments pour que l'harmonie produise son effet.

Le concert L'essentielle est d'accorder nos instruments pour que l'har...

Print shows three men playing musical instruments; they represent the clergy, the aristocracy, and the third estate. Title from item. Trimmed within plate. de Vinck, 2050/2051 Forms part of: French Political Ca... More

A recommendation from the convention of the Congregational ministers, at Boston, May 26, 1790 [That only properly qualified members of regular associations be asked to discharge the ministerial office.] Simeon Howard, moderator of the Convention

A recommendation from the convention of the Congregational ministers, ...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Ford. 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 44, Folder 1.

[Map of Carrollsburg showing its street and lot system with the later streets and lots of Washington D.C. superimposed] /

[Map of Carrollsburg showing its street and lot system with the later ...

Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers. Carrollsburg shown in red, Washington in green. India ink and watercolor. Soiled, missing small sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and... More

[Title page engraved vignette: allegory of America resting her shield to engage in art, education, agriculture, and naval commerce]

[Title page engraved vignette: allegory of America resting her shield ...

Engraving by Thackara & Vallance - C.W. Peale, del't. Illus. in: Title page of The Universal Asylum and Columbian Magazine for 1790. vol. V. Philadelphia. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr). This record contains unve... More

View of the bridge over Mystic River & the contry adjacent from Bunker's Hill / engraved by S. Hill.

View of the bridge over Mystic River & the contry adjacent from Bunker...

Print shows bird's-eye view from Bunker Hill of the "Malden Bridge" across the Mystic River, with Medford in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: The Massachusetts magazine, or, Monthly museum of knowled... More

Philip Southall to James Madison, January 1, 1790. Receipt.

Philip Southall to James Madison, January 1, 1790. Receipt.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

20 tracts, Charleston.

20 tracts, Charleston.

Covers lands of the William Bingham estate surveyed by John Adlum in Charleston Township, Tioga County (Pa.). Shows land ownership, lots, boundaries, numbers, and dimensions. Title from label affixed to verso. ... More

Plano del Río Guazaquacos situado en la costa del S. del seno mexicano, Provina. de Guadalapa. /

Plano del Río Guazaquacos situado en la costa del S. del seno mexicano...

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 575 Available also through the Libr... More

Giuseppe Girolamo Lalande / Demarchi, dis. ; Bonini, inc.

Giuseppe Girolamo Lalande / Demarchi, dis. ; Bonini, inc.

Full-length portrait of French astronomer Joseph Jérôme Lalande. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

La visite du camp par les commissaires aristocrates

La visite du camp par les commissaires aristocrates

Print shows an aristocrat and a clergyman at a military camp to inspect the troops are confronted by three jeering soldiers. Title from item. de Vinck, 3682 Blum, 528 Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Col... More

[Portraits engr. by William Blake and J. Chapman].

[Portraits engr. by William Blake and J. Chapman].

Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1839 Plate 1 (Edmund Pitts, Esq.) also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Les moines aprenant à faire l'exercise

Les moines aprenant à faire l'exercise

Cartoon showing four men, monks, wearing the uniform of the National Guard marching in a disorderly manner. Caption continues: ...avec de la patience nous en viendrons about et avec le temps nous marcherons com... More

Quel bonheur de retrouver ce que l'on aime

Quel bonheur de retrouver ce que l'on aime

Print shows a line of monks emerging from a monastery and a line of nuns emerging from a convent, at center is a citizen, wearing a cockade on his hat, getting married to a nun, on the left two married couples,... More

[Land ownership map of the William Bingham estate in Potter County, Pennsylvania /

[Land ownership map of the William Bingham estate in Potter County, Pe...

Shows lots, boundaries, numbers, and dimensions. From the William Bingham estate maps. Sectional title label affixed on verso of each sheet. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Some sheets include note and ins... More

Le corps Aristocratique sous la figure d'une femme expirant dans les bras de la Noblesse &c.

Le corps Aristocratique sous la figure d'une femme expirant dans les b...

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.

The night mare

The night mare

Cartoon shows a scantily clad woman asleep on a bed, a little man sitting on her chest pulling back her see-through covers, as one of her arms hangs to the floor near a chamber pot written on it... "Source of N... More

Le tems donnant les cendres à la noblesse et au clergé

Le tems donnant les cendres à la noblesse et au clergé

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

The comforts of matrimony - a smoky house and scolding wife

The comforts of matrimony - a smoky house and scolding wife

Man seated by window and smoky fireplace, with woman shaking fist at him; child falling off stool. Hand-colored engraving by Robert Sayer. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress... More