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Topic: 18th century

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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

Per. receüil [sic] de danses de bal pour l'année 1703.

Per. receüil [sic] de danses de bal pour l'année 1703.

This treatise contains two duets choreographed by French dancer and choreographer Guillaume-Louis Pecour (c. 1653-1729) and notated in the eighteenth-century notation system first published by Raoul-Auger Feuil... more

Mutus liber, in quo tamen ...

Mutus liber, in quo tamen ...

Angels descending Jacob's ladder blowing trumpets with sleeping Jacob below. Part of a series supposedly depicting the preparation of the alchemist's philosopher's stone.

Raquetes

Raquetes

Snowshoes and Natives wearing snowshoes while hunting deer.

[A popular beauty]

[A popular beauty]

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing, facing left.

[The spear dance]

[The spear dance]

Print shows a male dancer during a spear dance.

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on Piseatagua [sic] River in yr. province of New Hampshire on the continent of America

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on P...

Drawing shows Fort William and Mary on the Piscataqua River with surrounding landscape and buildings in "the town of New Castle on the Great Island"; many features are identified by letter with corresponding ke... more

[Two lovers under an umbrella]

[Two lovers under an umbrella]

Print shows a man and a woman, full-length, walking beneath an umbrella.

Iwai sagenta [to] katsuyama matagorō

Iwai sagenta [to] katsuyama matagorō

Print shows actors Iwai Sagenta and Katsuyama Matagorō, one reclining on a veranda, the other about to climb steps to the veranda.

The drunkard's coat of arms

The drunkard's coat of arms

Print shows a coat of arms devised for a drunkard. A poem, entitled "The Drunkard - display'd" is printed below the image.

The royal Portuguez : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1709 /

The royal Portuguez : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's bir...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fifteen couplet dan... more

Gregorius I, the Great, Saint, Pope, 540(ca.)-604

Gregorius I, the Great, Saint, Pope, 540(ca.)-604

Full page of text with insert portraits of Gregory (framed by letter "L") and woman (framed by "G"), with scene of 2 men and 4 women at top of page.

Izobrazhenie preslavnoi batalii...

Izobrazhenie preslavnoi batalii...

View of the famous battle between the Russian and the Swedish armies, the Russian troops under the distinguished command of His Imperial Majesty Peter the First of all the Russians, the Swedish under His Royal ... more

The royall gailliarde : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1710 /

The royall gailliarde : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's b...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fifteen couplet dan... more

Algernoon Piercy [i.e. Algernon Percy], Earl of Northumberland & c. / Sr. Ant. Vandyck pinx. ; Vertue sc.

Algernoon Piercy [i.e. Algernon Percy], Earl of Northumberland & c. / ...

Sir Algernon Percy, half-length portrait, facing right, wearing armor.

Nami ni goshoguruma moyō no tachi bijin

Nami ni goshoguruma moyō no tachi bijin

Print shows a courtesan, facing left, wearing a waterwheel and waves pattern kimono.

The rigadoon royal : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1711 /

The rigadoon royal : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The eight couplet dance... more

Daimyō gyōretsu no ezu

Daimyō gyōretsu no ezu

Print shows a long procession of men (nobility or government officials) on foot.

Tekkai sennin

Tekkai sennin

Print shows a woman holding her hands over a man's eyes and blowing a puff of air upon which a small male figure ascends; another woman is waving to the man on the puff of air and appears to be offering him a s... more

[Reading a love letter]

[Reading a love letter]

Print shows a young woman reading a love letter.

New river water

New river water

Man carrying 2 buckets of water on yoke.

Oh--You shall see, vat you shall see

Oh--You shall see, vat you shall see

Illustration showing London street crier talking to two children, who are looking into a peepshow box.

Rajōmon

Rajōmon

Print shows a warrior fighting a demon, possibly Ibaraki, at the Rashomon gate.

Tōjin gyōretsu no ezu ichi

Tōjin gyōretsu no ezu ichi

Print shows a procession of Chinese men on horseback and on foot, some carrying a palanquin.

The royal Ann : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1712 /

The royal Ann : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The eight couplet dance... more

Takenuki gorō

Takenuki gorō

Print shows a man, possibly Tokimune Soga (Gorō), uprooting bamboo.

Taka no ha moyō no tachi bijin

Taka no ha moyō no tachi bijin

Print shows a courtesan wearing feather-pattern kimono.

The Pastorall : Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1713 /

The Pastorall : Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet natation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composted by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fourteen couplet d... more

[Preparing for the first battle]

[Preparing for the first battle]

Print shows a young woman arranging a warrior's hair prior to entering a battle.

Francis Eugene, Prince of Savoy, &c. / M.V. der Gucht, fecit.

Francis Eugene, Prince of Savoy, &c. / M.V. der Gucht, fecit.

Illustration showing half-length portrait of the prince in armor, facing left.

The Godolphin : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1714 /

The Godolphin : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The five couplet dance ... more

[A popular hero, Shibaraku]

[A popular hero, Shibaraku]

Print shows an actor as a samurai making a grand entrance at the "Shibaraku" moment on the kabuki stage.

[A beauty with an umbrella]

[A beauty with an umbrella]

Print shows the actor Nakamura Sanya as a young woman standing beneath an umbrella, wearing a head covering and geta.

Yūjo chōkarō

Yūjo chōkarō

Print shows a courtesan portraying the Chinese sage Zhang Guo Lao Chōkarō releasing his magic horse from a small gourd.

[Robert Powel the Puppet Show man]

[Robert Powel the Puppet Show man]

"This engraving, which formed the frontispiece to "A Second Tale of a Tub : or, the History of Robert Powel the Puppet-Show-Man..." (Source: Stephens)

Benkei to kodomo (ataka no matsu)

Benkei to kodomo (ataka no matsu)

Print shows the legendary monk warrior Benkei offering gifts to two children who have been gathering pine needles.

Kage e

Kage e

Print shows two geishas entertaining a man, one is making shadow puppets and the other is playing a shamisen.

Toragaishi

Toragaishi

Print shows a woman standing and a warrior attempting to pick up a large rock.

Kaya no uchisoto

Kaya no uchisoto

Print shows a man, woman, and a child resting outside mosquito netting.

Haha to ko

Haha to ko

Print shows a mother and her son with an open book; the boy is resting on top of the book, preventing his mother from reading it.

Arbre du café dessiné en Arabie sur le naturel

Arbre du café dessiné en Arabie sur le naturel

Illustration showing coffee tree.

Shuen

Shuen

Print shows two geishas and a man eating; there is a shamisen next to one of the women, the other is holding a tea or sake pot.

Sannin no yakusha

Sannin no yakusha

Print shows three actors, two playing shamisens and one with a teapot or sake pot, two are in the roles of women.

Ichikawa danjūrō [to] ichikawa monnosuke

Ichikawa danjūrō [to] ichikawa monnosuke

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Monnosuke as a courtesan and Ichikawa Danjūrō as a merchant.

Lycopersicon, apples of love

Lycopersicon, apples of love

Tomato in bud, full fruit, and section.

Missisippi of 't wydbefaamde Goudland door de inbeelding der Windnegotie

Missisippi of 't wydbefaamde Goudland door de inbeelding der Windnegot...

"Five distinct designs. This engraved Dutch satire on the share mania of 1720 and few preceding years is No. 5 in vol. ii. of "Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid", a collection of similar satires on the Mississi... more

By veele zit de kei in't Hooft om dat men in de Wind gelooft

By veele zit de kei in't Hooft om dat men in de Wind gelooft

Print shows scatalogical images, primarily involving defecation. Verses relate to each image.

De inventeur der windnegotie, op zyn zegekar

De inventeur der windnegotie, op zyn zegekar

"This engraved satire on the Mississippi Company and other financial bubbles of 1720 is No. 55 in vol. i. of "Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid", a collection of Dutch satires on these schemes..." (Source: Stephens)

De eklips der zuider zon doet veele in't duister zitten veroorzaakt door de onpolitike maan der brn...

De eklips der zuider zon doet veele in't duister zitten veroorzaakt do...

"This engraving is a Dutch satire on the failure of the South Sea Company, Mississippi Company, and bubble schemes of Jonn Law and others, 1720..." (Source: Stephens)

A touch of the times

A touch of the times

Print shows a woman playing cards with a monkey dressed as a man, two figures in masquerade attend to them, above and in the background are a musician, a man and a woman, and a cuckold, also seated is an owl sm... more

De verslagen actionist in de stoel met rinkels, overreeden geweest van't geLauwerd Paard van Troje

De verslagen actionist in de stoel met rinkels, overreeden geweest van...

"This engraved satire on the South Sea Company and other bubble schemes of 1720, and shortly before, is No. 38 in vol. i. of "Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid", a collection of Dutch satires on the schemes in ... more

[Soga Goro making puns]

[Soga Goro making puns]

Print shows one of the Soga brothers, Goro (Tokimune), dressed as a warrior surrounded by text containing puns.

[A lover's quarrel]

[A lover's quarrel]

Print shows a man, scowling, with a shoulder pole and a basket full of jars and bowls, standing in front of a woman with a smug look on her face.

Jacobus Benignus Bossuet, Episcopus / Hyacinthus Rigaud pinxt. ; Petrus Drevet sculpsit.

Jacobus Benignus Bossuet, Episcopus / Hyacinthus Rigaud pinxt. ; Petru...

Jacques Bénigne Bossuet, French Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Meaux, pulpit orator, full-length portrait, standing holding book on table.

Hanauri

Hanauri

Print shows a woman selling flowers in pots on shelves suspended from a shoulder pole.

Ueno ikenohata sakura no hanami no kei

Ueno ikenohata sakura no hanami no kei

Print shows many people in a pavilion and in Ueno Park viewing blossoms on cherry trees.

[Moon viewing at Shinagawa]

[Moon viewing at Shinagawa]

Print shows men and women eating and entertaining while looking at the full moon at a large building or pavilion in Shinagawa, on the Tōkaidō Road.

Hidari izutsu no mae

Hidari izutsu no mae

Print shows a geisha, standing, playing a zither.

San katada no rakugan

San katada no rakugan

Print shows geese descending near a pavilion at the end of a long wharf in a lake, with two people in a small boat in the foreground.

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