Illus. in: The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia / from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts ... ; lithographed by Louis Haghe. London : F.G. Moon, 1842-1845, v. 1, pts. 5-6, p. 1. Surroga... more
Print shows King Henry VIII seated with Anne Boleyn in the left foreground and Cardinal Wolsey with other members of the court at a gathering in the background.
Print shows the ragged rear-guard troops of the Pope's army cowering as they retreat from the advancing French army lead by the handsome and well-dressed Napoleon Bonaparte emerging on the left through billowin... more
Print shows Napoleon Bonaparte motioning toward a statue, one of the many treasures he brought back from his first campaign in Italy in 1797, and addresses a group of men, possibly of the Directory.
Print shows on the left, a cat, representing Pope Pius VI, and on the right, a rooster, representing Napoleon I, holding a bundle of dried twigs and telling the cat to retract its claws, resulting in the Treaty... more
Cartoon shows Napoleon, wearing tattered clothing, seated on a low throne; kneeling before him is a pope placing the keys of St. Peter at his feet as he kicks the crown off the popes head, saying "I say remembe... more
Print shows twenty-four numbered scenes depicting events in the life of Napoleon I. Scene number two shows Napoleon with his sword endeavoring to cut a hole in a balloon in which he was not allowed to ascend. ... more
Print shows celebrations for the anniversary of the founding of the French Republic, July 14, 1801 in two images, including a tent for dancing and a balloon ascension from which André Jacques Garnerin descends ... more
Illus. in: Traite de mineralogie / Rene Just Hauy. Paris : Chez Louis, 1801, pl. 2. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 212.
Print shows head-and-shoulders portraits of Joseph Priestley in oval, held by an eagle, and Antoine Laurent Lavoisier in oval, topped with a ribbon and garland.
Print shows a celebration on the Champs Elyseés in Paris, France, on Bastille Day, July 14, 1801. Includes spectators watching a balloon ascension. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82.)
Print shows a man (the fisherman) dancing wearing a kerchief and a skirt with a turtle motif, and a woman playing a shamisen; a fishing pole and the gift box containing time are in the background.
"Mrs. Billington, enormously fat, sits in an arm-chair, her arms flung over its arms, opening her mouth for a spoonful of guineas, administed by W. T. Lewis (right), who bends over her ..." (Source: George) Thi... more
"Braham, in fantastically elaborate dress as an Italian price, steps to the left, his head in profile, singing, right hand on breast ..." (Source: George)
British cartoon showing seven women, with different shapes and different types of clothing described as ships. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection ( Library of Congress)
A fat lady, sitting with a man and woman at a tea table, reacts in horror as a hot poker from the fire falls on her dress and sets it on fire. The man sits helplessly while the second woman upsets the table in ... more
Print shows three women sitting at a round table listening intently to a fourth who reads from The Monk by M. G. Lewis, one volume of which lies beside her on the table. (Source: George)
Print shows Napoleon I, wearing a large hat, carrying a long sword, and having a body where his shoulders rest on his waist, cowering before the large ogre-like figure of John Bull.
Inscribed: "Surrey Chapel, St. Georges Fields, circular building, 78 ft. clear" and "Independent Church - Baltimore, 78 ft. square". In: The Bulfinch sketchbook. Drawing has not been definitively attributed to ... more
Cartoon showing Britannia, terrified, faint, and dishevelled, sitting on the ground supported by Addington and Hawkesbury, and defended by Sheridan, a Silenus-like and ragged Harlequin. They are on the Dover co... more
Print shows Napoleon I coming ashore at Calais, France, defeated at every turn, without men and ships, to face the ridicule of fisherwomen, the governor, a French soldier, and an English sailor who says, "Take ... more