"Britannia, standing upright, holding the staff and Cap of Liberty, addresses "Mars" and "Neptune" as the representatives of Britons..." (Source: Stephens)
A broadside comprising seven verses in letterpress below an engraving, representing three Red Indian Chiefs in their national costumes; these men are named, "The Stalking Turkey", "The Pouting Pidgeon", "The Ma... more
Print shows a man representing Great Britain, half-asleep, holding a staff topped with a liberty cap which a Native, representing America, is attempting to remove; a Dutchman on his knees before Great Britain i... more
Print shows the British fleet under Lord Rodney breaking the line of the French fleet under Count de Grasse; the French fleet "thrown into confusion" and attempting "to form a new line" with the British fleet b... more
Print showing George III, King of Great Britain, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military hat and coat.
British cartoon showing people praising Queen Caroline, who holds anchor, representing the Magna Charta, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the people.
Print shows the mirrored curtain reflecting the audience at the Royal Coburg Theatre (Old Vic Theatre) and Ramo Samee, a juggler, magician, and sword swallower, juggling on stage.
Text-only broadside announcing ascent of Charles Green's balloon "The "Royal Nassau" at the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London. Text also describes other activities including a fireworks display taking place at th... more
Broadside announcing Charles Green's ascension in the balloon "Nassau" from Vauxhall Gardens, London. Includes a picture of passengers in a balloon basket.
Text-only broadside announcing a festival at Vauxhall Gardens, London, England, 1841?. Includes a list of the events and scheduled performances, including the release of the balloon "Fat Boy." "A great personag... more
Print shows the River Conwy in North Wales with boats on shore in the foreground and the Conwy Castle with a railroad bridge, designed by Robert Stephenson, extending across the river in the background. Also sh... more
Text-only broadside announcing ascensions by Charles Green in his balloon "Royal Nassau" and Hugh Bell, in his "patent locomotive balloon" from the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London, England, May 1851. Text also... more
Cartoon showing a man, "white league," laying cornerstone, "extermination of the niggers," in front of crowd of skeletons, "resuscitated democracy," with capitol building in background flying flag of the Confed... more
Circus poster showing Wm. H. Batcheller, "The champion leaper" jumping through a hoop over an elephant; also shows head-and-shoulder portrait of Batcheller, facing left, on easel in lower right corner.
Illustration shows Senator Roscoe Conkling, leader of the Stalwarts group of the Republican Party, playing a puzzle game. All blocks in the puzzle are the heads of the potential Republican presidential candidat... more
Cartoon showing James A. Garfield and Chester Arthur standing on the left, and Samuel J. Tilden and David Davis standing on the right.
Print shows three fashionably dressed women helping a drunken man on the sidewalk, one holds a paper that states "Total Abstinence Pledge - Sign and Be Saved"; a pathway leads toward the "Drunkard's Nursery and... more
Senators holding papers "patronage," "sold out," and "New York quotations," with T.C. Platt handcuffed to man on left, who is handing "orders of the boss" to Chester Arthur.
The British lion as Gulliver, tied down by Lilliputian troops of French soldiers. Several members of the troops try to pull a moneybag from the lion's pocket. The lion laughs. Reinforcements from France arri... more
Illustration shows a man, possibly Jacob Sharp or one of the aldermen he bribed, holding a carpetbag labeled "Broadway Street Car Boodle", looking up at a street sign pointing in two directions, to the left "To... more
Illustration shows John Logan dressed as a Native American, sitting on the ground, trying to ignore Dorman B. Eaton who is showing him a notice that states "Confirmation of Dorman B. Eaton as Civil Service Comm... more