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The 19th (nineteenth) century began on January 1, 1801, and ended on December 31, 1900. The term is often used to refer to the 1800s, the century between January 1, 1800 and December 31, 1899. The 19th century was the ninth century of the 2nd millennium.

The 19th century saw large amounts of social change; slavery was abolished, and the First and Second Industrial Revolutions (which also overlap with the 18th and 20th centuries, respectively) led to massive urbanization and much higher levels of productivity, profit and prosperity. The Islamic gunpowder empires were formally dissolved and European imperialism brought much of South Asia, Southeast Asia and almost all of Africa under colonial rule.

It was marked by the collapse of the Spanish, Zulu Kingdom, First French, Holy Roman and Mughal empires. This paved the way for the growing influence of the British Empire, the Russian Empire, the United States, the German Empire (essentially replacing the Holy Roman Empire), the Second French Empire, the Kingdom of Italy and Meiji Japan, with the British boasting unchallenged dominance after 1815. After the defeat of the French Empire, and its Indian allies in the Napoleonic Wars, the British and Russian empires expanded greatly, becoming the world's leading powers. The Russian Empire expanded in the Caucasus, central and far eastern Asia. The Ottoman Empire went through a period of westernization and reform known as the Tanzimat, vastly increasing their control over their core territories in Anatolia and the Near East. Despite this, the sick man of Europe remained in a period of decline, losing territory in the Balkans, Egypt, and North Africa.

The remaining powers in the Indian subcontinent such as the Kingdom of Mysore and its French allies, Nawabs of Bengal, Maratha Empire, Sikh Empire and the princely states of the Nizam of Hyderabad, suffered a massive decline, and their dissatisfaction with British East India Company's rule led to the Indian Rebellion of 1857, marking its dissolution, however, it was later ruled directly by the British Crown through the establishment of the British Raj.

The British Empire grew rapidly in the first half of the century, especially with the expansion of vast territories in Canada, Australia, South Africa and heavily populated India, and in the last two decades of the century in Africa. By the end of the century, the British Empire controlled a fifth of the world's land and one-quarter of the world's population. During the post-Napoleonic era, it enforced what became known as the Pax Britannica, which had ushered in unprecedented globalization and economic integration on a massive scale.

19th century Media

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Andrew Jackson, president of the United States / painted by W.J. Hubard ; C.G. Childs Lithr.; drawn by A. Newsam, pupil to C.G. Childs.

Andrew Jackson, president of the United States / painted by W.J. Hubar...

Print shows Andrew Jackson, full-length portrait, sitting in a chair, facing front, with legs crossed and hands on lap.

Shrine of the Annunciation Nazareth April 20th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Shrine of the Annunciation Nazareth April 20th 1839 / David Roberts, R...

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

[Masonic chart] - Print, Library of Congress collection

[Masonic chart] - Print, Library of Congress collection

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Humphreys.

[Abraham Lincoln, three-quarter length portrait, seated and holding his spectacles and pencil (retouched to stand out)]
[William Howard Taft, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in a mason's garb]

[William Howard Taft, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in...

Copyright Alex. Washn. Lodge #22, A.F.& A.M., Alexandria, Va.

[King Kelly, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[King Kelly, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. "$10,000"- -caption on card. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

Dude sweet music, superb costumes.

Dude sweet music, superb costumes.

Harry Montague's Comedy Company. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

[Holstengate, Lubeck, Germany], Vintage Postcard by Detroit Publishing Co.

[Holstengate, Lubeck, Germany], Vintage Postcard by Detroit Publishing...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "1879". Forms part of: Views of Germany in the Photochrom print collection.

U.S.S. Chicago, one of the crew
[Da Mulla Palace, Venice, Italy] view, photochrome print postcard.

[Da Mulla Palace, Venice, Italy] view, photochrome print postcard.

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "6997". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at ht... More

[Harry Houdini, King of Cards]
Déesse 16, rue Halévy, Paris / / PAL.

Déesse 16, rue Halévy, Paris / / PAL.

Poster shows semi-nude goddess in flight holding bicycle above crowd of bicyclists from all over the world. Title from item.

Gillender Building, New York City. Photochrom print, 1880-1890.
[Warren G. Harding, half-length portrait, seated in vehicle, facing right, wearing mason's hat]
City Hall subway station, New York
[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

Originals in PR12, LOT 6634.

[Pavilion Perusson, exhibit of bricks, enamels, terre-cotta and ceramics, for M. Perusson and Desfontaines, architect T. Ferret, located near the base of Eiffel Tower, Paris Exposition, 1889]
Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Caption: Levitation. Created and "copyright 1894 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti & New York." No. 6152B. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

Originals in PR12, LOT 6634.

[Pavilion Perusson, exhibit of bricks, enamels, terre-cotta and ceramics, for M. Perusson and Desfontaines, architect T. Ferret, located near the base of Eiffel Tower, Paris Exposition, 1889]
Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Caption: Levitation. Created and "copyright 1894 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti & New York." No. 6152B. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

[Portrait of Emanuel Rudasill, Company M, 16th North Carolina Regiment, C.S.A.]
16th Street, Denver / Hawkins Denver., Colorado 19th century sterescope card.

16th Street, Denver / Hawkins Denver., Colorado 19th century sterescop...

Stereograph showing men and wagon posed in front of shop "Colorado Curiosities," perhaps a taxidermist. Title from item.

[View of  13th century church and 16th century town square and town hall in Neuilly-en-Thelle, France]

[View of 13th century church and 16th century town square and town ha...

Title devised by Library staff. No. F.M.S. 4713. Blind stamp in lower corner: A. Giraudon, éditeur, 15 Rue Bonaparte, Paris. Blind stamp monogram "AG" in lower center of photograph.

The old partners in the new navy job / Gillam.

The old partners in the new navy job / Gillam.

Illustration shows John Roach and George M. Robeson dressed as 16th century soldiers, doing a song and dance routine on a stage; Roach is holding a paper that states "Contract for new U.S. Cruisers $2,440,000 a... More

[Captain Augustus C. Thompson of Co. G, 16th Georgia Infantry Regiment with sword]

[Captain Augustus C. Thompson of Co. G, 16th Georgia Infantry Regiment...

Photo shows soldier believed to be identified as Augustus C. Thompson. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-22. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collectio... More

Valencia. La Audiencia, antiguo palacio de las Cortes

Valencia. La Audiencia, antiguo palacio de las Cortes

Facade of 16th century palace. In album: Spain, opposite p. 54. No. 906.

Bird's eye view of Azusa, Los Angeles Co. Cal.,  1887 /

Bird's eye view of Azusa, Los Angeles Co. Cal., 1887 /

"Rare early view of the newly laid out town of Azusa. In 1887, Jonathan Slauson and a group of local developers laid out the town of Azusa. This plan was likely published by Slauson"--From the 16th-19th centuri... More

Sacre de Napoleon Ier.
Napoleon Bonaparte - Print, Library of Congress collection

Napoleon Bonaparte - Print, Library of Congress collection

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Turner.

Arriere garde du Pape, ou la frayer du reverend pere caporal

Arriere garde du Pape, ou la frayer du reverend pere caporal

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

Le traité de paix avec Rome - baisez ca papa, et faite pate de velour / S. L'amerique inv. sculp.

Le traité de paix avec Rome - baisez ca papa, et faite pate de velour ...

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

[Eh bien, Messieurs! deux millions]

[Eh bien, Messieurs! deux millions]

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. Title from ... More

Buonaparte at Rome giving audience in state / I.Ck., British Cartoon Print

Buonaparte at Rome giving audience in state / I.Ck., British Cartoon P...

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

The Capitol in 1800 taken from advanced proof of plate 38 History of the United States Capitol by Glenn Brown

The Capitol in 1800 taken from advanced proof of plate 38 History of t...

Print showing exterior of U. S. Capitol building. Title from item.

[Wu-Ting-Fang, Chinese minister, in Washington, D.C.]

[Wu-Ting-Fang, Chinese minister, in Washington, D.C.]

Photo shows Wu Tingfang, Chinese diplomat, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, holding a fan in right hand, and with left hand resting on the arm of a chair; table with vase and flowers on the... More

Vie de Bonaparte, premier Consul de la République française / dessiné par Nodet ; gravé par Le Beau.

Vie de Bonaparte, premier Consul de la République française / dessiné ...

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

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America] Proportion of Negroes in the total population of the United States / / Done by Atlanta University.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the desc...

Maps show percentages of African Americans in the United States between 1800 and 1890. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Negro Exhibit of ... More

Bonaparte, premier consul de la Republique Française -- revue du quintidi / Boilly pinxit ; Levachez sculpt ; Duplessis Bertaux aquaforti.

Bonaparte, premier consul de la Republique Française -- revue du quint...

Print shows Napoleon Bonaparte, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in medallion above scene depicting troop review. Title from item. Déposé à la Bibliotheque Nle. le 29 Thermidor An X. Trimmed to within ... More

Series of first aerial photographs of Palestine and Syria. Volcano and crater in the Hauran Mountains, 1800.
Brugae Flandorum urbs et emporium mercatu celebre an a Chr. nat.

Brugae Flandorum urbs et emporium mercatu celebre an a Chr. nat.

Bird's-eye view. Facsimile of map published 1562. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Carte conjecturale de l'Atlantide : d'après le Colonel Bory de St. Vincent... /
Niwa Tokei - Shōgatsu kazari

Niwa Tokei - Shōgatsu kazari

Print shows a lobster, ribbon, and tree branches arranged on a box. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: full Obosho Nishikie Sur... More

Yamauba no chichi o suh kintaro

Yamauba no chichi o suh kintaro

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: vertical Oban Nishikie. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Sake zuki, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Sake zuki, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Print shows a woman pouring sake into a saucer for a man. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Tōsei kōbutsu hakkei : Eigh... More

Kinuta no tamagawa, Katsushika Hokusai

Kinuta no tamagawa, Katsushika Hokusai

Print shows a woman daydreaming while leaning on a device for beating cloth; a young boy holding a cage is standing nearby. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print sp... More

Gokuin sen'emon to okuri no onna

Gokuin sen'emon to okuri no onna

Print shows two actors in a kabuki play, one as a woman with a paper lantern standing next to Gokuin Sen'emon, one of the five chivalrous men.

Toenmei, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Toenmei, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Print shows a woman sitting with a young girl and a young boy, the boy is wearing a mask of the devil. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06.... More

Toyohiro Utagawa: Daimyō no okuzashiki

Toyohiro Utagawa: Daimyō no okuzashiki

Print shows three women sitting in a room with elaborate wall painting of peacocks. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Right pane... More

Ellerson's Mill. Battle-field of Mechanicsville, Va.

Ellerson's Mill. Battle-field of Mechanicsville, Va.

Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 920.

Suehirogari, Katsushika Hokusai

Suehirogari, Katsushika Hokusai

Print shows two dancers, one holding a fan and the other holding a parasol. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. One page from an illustrat... More

Fête du 14 juillet an IX vue du temple eleve dans le grand carré des Champs Elyseés dans lequel le concert fut exécuté.

Fête du 14 juillet an IX vue du temple eleve dans le grand carré des C...

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.)

Matsubaya uchi yoyotose yoyoginu

Matsubaya uchi yoyotose yoyoginu

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: vertical Oban Nishikie. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

The Farmers toast, British Cartoon Print

The Farmers toast, British Cartoon Print

British cartoon showing six fat farmers eating and drinking at a table. The farmers are 'monopolists', accused of holding corn in hopes of a still higher price. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collectio... More

Utagawa Toyokuni - Bandō minosuke no rikiya

Utagawa Toyokuni - Bandō minosuke no rikiya

Print shows the actor Bandō Minosuke as the young samurai Rikiya from the Chushingura. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: one pan... More

Kisen, Shunman Kubo

Kisen, Shunman Kubo

Print shows Kisen (possibly the poet Kisen Hōshi), full-length portrait, facing left, with right arm raised and carrying a basket under his left arm. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibun... More

The Union Club / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect., British Cartoon Print

The Union Club / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect., British Cartoon Print

"A drunken debauch in the new Union Club, see No. 9698..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in the Department of Prints an... More

Matsubaya uchi segawa, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Matsubaya uchi segawa, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Print shows the courtesan, Segawa, with two young male and female servants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: probably the left ... More

Yamauba no kami o tsukamu kintaro

Yamauba no kami o tsukamu kintaro

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: vertical Oban Nishikie. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

A pretty copy, British Cartoon Print

A pretty copy, British Cartoon Print

"A H. L. caricature portrait of Dr. Isaac Gossett, leaning his elbows on a table at a book auction, holding an open book, Hudibras, and gazing to the right ..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified ... More

Ōkarakuri, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Ōkarakuri, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Print shows a woman working a peepshow box for two children. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Fūryū kodakara awase : A... More

Nagasaki no chizu Historic map, Library of Congress

Nagasaki no chizu Historic map, Library of Congress

Japanese print shows map of harbor area of Nagasaki. Title from item. Nagasaki print. One corner is torn. Backed with sheet of paper covered with Japanese writing. Annotations, stamps, etc. on verso of print: 1... More

Teisai Hokuba (蹄斎北馬) - Haru no noasobi

Teisai Hokuba (蹄斎北馬) - Haru no noasobi

Print shows two women standing, one offering a pipe to a person squatting near a pillar. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Kokon... More

Futamigaura, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Futamigaura, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Print shows three women walking in the surf at the edge of a beach at Futamigaura, with view of one of the Meotoiwa (wedded rocks) and the knotted ropes in the background. Title and other descriptive informatio... More

Hinamatsuri

Hinamatsuri

Print shows a woman and children at a tea party.

Kanmuri ni hiōgi, Shunman Kubo

Kanmuri ni hiōgi, Shunman Kubo

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Kokonotsugiri-ban Nishikie Surimono. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of... More

[A Spanish nobleman places the lance]

[A Spanish nobleman places the lance]

Print shows a picador about to thrust a lance into the shoulder of a bull charging a bullfighter holding a cape. Title from Viewpoints. The letter "A" is printed in upper right corner of plate. Illus. from: La ... More

Hanafuji eijo, Ryūryūkyo Shinsai

Hanafuji eijo, Ryūryūkyo Shinsai

Print shows Hanafuji Eijo, facing left, sitting, reading. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Saishikizuri Kyoka Ehon. Part of a... More

Ōgiya uchi hanaōgi

Ōgiya uchi hanaōgi

Print shows Hanaōgi, a courtesan, half-length, holding a portrait of a man. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Edo shin-... More

Osono rokusaburō, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Osono rokusaburō, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Print shows a woman handing a pipe to her lover who is behind her. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Fūryū aikyō kurabe... More

Fukubiki, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Fukubiki, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Print shows two women standing, holding small boxes for a lottery game, with a man kneeling between them. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-... More

Nikenjaya fujiya onobu

Nikenjaya fujiya onobu

Print shows Onobu carrying a sake pot, walking toward steps outside a building, looking to the left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. F... More

Fuyu no yanebune

Fuyu no yanebune

Print shows three women on a houseboat. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: probably one of a vertical Aiban Nishikie triptypch.... More

Yatsushi gyōja bushō amakawaya gihei

Yatsushi gyōja bushō amakawaya gihei

Print shows a woman sitting on a trunk, holding a fan.

Kemari suru sankanjo, Katsushika Hokusai

Kemari suru sankanjo, Katsushika Hokusai

Print shows three women. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: horizontal Chuban Nishikie Surimono. Attributed to: Hishikawa Sōri.... More

[Satsuki(?)]

[Satsuki(?)]

Print shows a domestic scene with a woman carrying a young child on her back, whom she may have been breast feeding, another woman holding a long pipe in her right hand and her left hand covering her mouth, als... More

Urashima tarō, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Urashima tarō, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

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. Title and oth... More

Kesaubumi uri

Kesaubumi uri

Print shows a man carrying love charms hanging from a tree branch over his shoulder, a child appears to dance in front of him, and depicted in a heart-shaped "valentine" in the upper right corner are a woman an... More

Ōshima shimajo, Ryūryūkyo Shinsai

Ōshima shimajo, Ryūryūkyo Shinsai

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Saishikizuri Kyoka Ehon. Part of an illustrated Kyoka book. Forms part of: Japanese prints a... More

Onagadori o motsu onna to kamuro

Onagadori o motsu onna to kamuro

Print shows a woman holding a rooster to which a young female attendant offers a cup of water.

Yodaime Iwai Hanshirō, Utagawa Kunimasa

Yodaime Iwai Hanshirō, Utagawa Kunimasa

Print shows actor Iwai Hanshirō IV, three-quarter length portrait, reclining, facing left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Attributed ... More

Nidanme, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Nidanme, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Print shows the young samurai Rikiya placing a gift in front of Konami with her mother standing behind her and Honzo observing from behind a screen, from act 2 of the chushingura. Title and other descriptive in... More

Kudanme, Katsushika Hokusai

Kudanme, Katsushika Hokusai

Print shows a woman putting on a hat. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Yatsushi chūshingura : A modern chūshingura. ... More

Zōshigaya miyage, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Zōshigaya miyage, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Print shows a man holding an infant and a woman holding a toy to distract or entertain the child. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From... More

Haha to musume to chinomigo

Haha to musume to chinomigo

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashirae-ban Nishikie. Forms part of: R. Leicester Harmsworth collection. Forms part of: Japan... More

Gotenyama no umemi

Gotenyama no umemi

Print shows two women and a child with a telescope viewing plum blossoms from the edge of a cliff on the coast. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in... More

Bijin to otafuku, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Bijin to otafuku, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Print shows two actors, one wearing an otafuku mask and drinking from a cup, head-and-shoulders portrait. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-... More

Vue de la salle de Walse construite au carré de la laiterie (soixante pieds de diametre) ; Vue du temple de la paix dans le grand carré des Champs Elisées

Vue de la salle de Walse construite au carré de la laiterie (soixante ...

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

Miyakodori (masski inari), Katsushika Hokusai

Miyakodori (masski inari), Katsushika Hokusai

Print shows a family arriving at a temple or shrine. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: color printed picture book. One page fr... More

British vessels. Described for the use of country gentlemen, British Cartoon Print

British vessels. Described for the use of country gentlemen, British C...

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)

Machiya no nyōbō, Tsukimaro Kitagawa

Machiya no nyōbō, Tsukimaro Kitagawa

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: vertical Aiban Nishikie. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Le Triomphe de la religion

Le Triomphe de la religion

Cartoon shows Pope Pius VII, Cardinal Caprara, and other members of the clergy seeking to receive the spirit of light from the beneficial rays emanating from a dove at top center, parting the dark clouds of ign... More

[William Duane, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile]
Ryakuga ōji ebiya no zu, Tsukimaro Kitagawa

Ryakuga ōji ebiya no zu, Tsukimaro Kitagawa

Print shows women exiting sedan chairs and entering a restaurant. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: right panel of a vertical Ob... More

Advantages of wearing muslin dresses! / Js. Gillray,inv: & ft., British Cartoon Print

Advantages of wearing muslin dresses! / Js. Gillray,inv: & ft., Britis...

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

John Bull in Paris; or, English guineas for French pleasure!

John Bull in Paris; or, English guineas for French pleasure!

Print shows John Bull standing between two French women offering them a bag of guineas.

Mr. Braham in the character of Orlando / Drawn, etchd. & pubd. by Dighton., British Cartoon Print

Mr. Braham in the character of Orlando / Drawn, etchd. & pubd. by Digh...

"Braham, in fantastically elaborate dress as an Italian price, steps to the left, his head in profile, singing, right hand on breast ..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catal... More

Tales of wonder! / Js. Gillray, inv. & ft., British Cartoon Print

Tales of wonder! / Js. Gillray, inv. & ft., British Cartoon Print

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) Title from item. Catalo... More

Kasanui, Katsushika Hokusai

Kasanui, Katsushika Hokusai

Print shows a woman sitting with a man who is sewing an umbrella. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Shokunin sanjū roku... More

The Corsican-pest;-or-Belzebub going to supper, British Cartoon Print

The Corsican-pest;-or-Belzebub going to supper, British Cartoon Print

The Devil with demons roasting Napoleon on a pitchfork in the flames of Hell. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

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