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Topic: britain

1650
1650
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1956
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1956
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James I, King of Great Britain, France, & Ireland, &c / M. Vdr. Gucht fecit.

James I, King of Great Britain, France, & Ireland, &c / M. Vdr. Gucht ...

James I, head-and shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval.

Britain's Rights maintained; or French ambitions dismantled. Addrest to the Laudable Societys... / L. Boitard, invt..

Britain's Rights maintained; or French ambitions dismantled. Addrest t...

"Britannia, standing upright, holding the staff and Cap of Liberty, addresses "Mars" and "Neptune" as the representatives of Britons..." (Source: Stephens)

Her most excellent majesty Charlotte Queen of Great Britain / Frye ad vivum delineavit et sculp.

Her most excellent majesty Charlotte Queen of Great Britain / Frye ad ...

Charlotte, Queen of Great Britain, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left.

A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of Great Britain : To the tune of, Caesar and Pompey were both of the horned / / by H. Howard.

A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of...

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

Britain, America, at length be friends ...

Britain, America, at length be friends ...

Print shows America, as a Native woman, shaking hands with Britannia with the goddess Concord standing between them holding a globe and an olive branch. Ships in a busy port are in the background, and a lion, l... more

George the IIId, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland / Pollard sculpt.

George the IIId, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland / Pollard s...

Print shows King George III, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile, wearing armor and a laurel wreath; in oval.

The present state of Great Britain / J. Phillips fecit.

The present state of Great Britain / J. Phillips fecit.

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

George III, King of Great Britain &c / Pollard sculp.

George III, King of Great Britain &c / Pollard sculp.

Print shows King George III, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right wearing ermine robe and powdered wig, in oval topped with crown.

To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of Great Britain, Commander in Chief of his majesties fleet in the West Indies, this view of the glorious & signal victory obtain'd over the French fleet ... is most respectfuly offered by his lordships most obedt. & very humble servant Thomas Walker Lieut. 2d Battn. 60th light Infantry / Thos. Walker delin. ; Jno. Wells sculp.

To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of...

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

His excellency Henry Laurens, president of congress & minister plenipotentiary for treating of peace with Grt. Britain / B.B.E.

His excellency Henry Laurens, president of congress & minister plenipo...

Print shows Henry Laurens, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, in oval.

Coffin lids found at Bangor / Murray sculpt.

Coffin lids found at Bangor / Murray sculpt.

Four stone coffin lids engraved with coats of arms and a stone cross.

France. Britain. Freedom. Slavery

France. Britain. Freedom. Slavery

"A design in two compartments. On the left the triumph of Necker in a land of 'Freedom', in the other that of Pitt in a land of 'Slavery"..." (Source: George)

Hunterian Museum. Royal College of Surgeons / T.H. Shepherd ; E. Radclyffe.

Hunterian Museum. Royal College of Surgeons / T.H. Shepherd ; E. Radcl...

Interior of museum, showing skeletons of mammals.

His most excellent majesty George the third, by the grace of god, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland, king, defender of the faith &c, &c, &c / engraved by Will'm. Skelton.

His most excellent majesty George the third, by the grace of god, of t...

Print showing George III, King of Great Britain, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military hat and coat.

Queen Caroline. Britain's best hope!! England's sheet-anchor!!!

Queen Caroline. Britain's best hope!! England's sheet-anchor!!!

British cartoon showing people praising Queen Caroline, who holds anchor, representing the Magna Charta, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the people.

Theatrical reflection, or a peep at the looking glass curtain at the Royal Coburg Theatre

Theatrical reflection, or a peep at the looking glass curtain at the R...

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.

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Next Tuesday, 24th July, grand day and evening fete, will be given in honor of the foreign ambassadors ...

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Next Tuesday, 24th July, grand day and evenin...

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

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Grand day and evening fete, next Tuesday, August 7, 1838. Ascent of the Nassau Balloon, combined with the evening entertainments

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Grand day and evening fete, next Tuesday, Aug...

Broadside announcing Charles Green's ascension in the balloon "Nassau" from Vauxhall Gardens, London. Includes a picture of passengers in a balloon basket.

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Juvenile fete, next Wednesday, 21st ...

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Juvenile fete, next Wednesday, 21st ...

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

Conway [i.e., Conwy] Bridge, North Wales / drawn by G. Hawkins ; engraved by H. Adlard.

Conway [i.e., Conwy] Bridge, North Wales / drawn by G. Hawkins ; engra...

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

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall ... this day, Monday, May 5th, a balloon ascent will positively take place by the veteran Green, in the Royal Nassau balloon ...

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall ... this day, Monday, May 5th, a balloon ascen...

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

Prince George of Wales

Prince George of Wales

Photograph showing King George V as a young man in head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, 1819-1901

Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, 1819-1901

3/4 lgth., standing, facing right; holding papers.

"Everything points to a Democratic victory this fall - Southern Papers" / J.A. Wales.

"Everything points to a Democratic victory this fall - Southern Papers...

African Americans being discriminated against at the polls by members of "White League".

A new thump of the gavel A scene in the House of Representatives ; The various "little games" illustrated ; Columbia enters the pandemonium and attempts to restore order ; Something for Americans and their representatives to study over / / J.A. Wales.

A new thump of the gavel A scene in the House of Representatives ; The...

Cartoon concerning dishonesty in the House of Representatives.

Laying the corner stone at Vicksburg / J.A. Wales.

Laying the corner stone at Vicksburg / J.A. Wales.

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

P.T. Barnum's greatest show on earth, and great London circus, Sanger's Royal British menagerie & grand international allied shows

P.T. Barnum's greatest show on earth, and great London circus, Sanger'...

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.

Royal Exchange, London / G.W.W.

Royal Exchange, London / G.W.W.

Photograph shows people walking and riding in horse-drawn carts and buses in front of the Royal Exchange, London, England.

15--14--13.  The great presidential puzzle / J.A. Wales.

15--14--13. The great presidential puzzle / J.A. Wales.

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

A weak ticket in the field - and a weaker expected--If the Republicans have done feebly at Chicago, what may we expect of the Democrats at Cincinnati? / J.A. Wales.

A weak ticket in the field - and a weaker expected--If the Republicans...

Cartoon showing James A. Garfield and Chester Arthur standing on the left, and Samuel J. Tilden and David Davis standing on the right.

Unwelcome passengers / J.A. Wales.

Unwelcome passengers / J.A. Wales.

Print shows a coach labeled "Rural Democracy" filled with "Rural Regulars" carrying their farm tools, racing "To the State Convention", driven by Samuel J. Tilden, with John Kelly representing "Tammany Hall" an... more

The gentler sex - charity for the drunken brother, contempt for the unfortunate sister / J.A. Wales.

The gentler sex - charity for the drunken brother, contempt for the un...

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

This is not the New York Stock Exchange, it is the patronage exchange, called U.S. Senate / J.A. Wales.

This is not the New York Stock Exchange, it is the patronage exchange,...

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.

An uncompleted task / J.A. Wales.

An uncompleted task / J.A. Wales.

Print shows I. Wayne MacVeagh wearing a workman's apron and holding papers labeled "Wayne McVeagh Resignation", standing in front of a brick wall with a large star on it labeled "To be Bricked up for Star Route... more

The hoaxer hoaxed / J.A. Wales.

The hoaxer hoaxed / J.A. Wales.

Print shows New York Herald editor James Gordon Bennett, holding a shotgun and carrying a bag labeled "Game Bag for Sensations J.G. Bennett", standing next to a scarecrow labeled "$500.00 Herald Cheque" and "Th... more

[England's nightmare.  The Great Britain Gulliver overpowered and made helpless by French pygmies while asleep]

[England's nightmare. The Great Britain Gulliver overpowered and made...

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

The balance of trade with Great Britain seems to be still against us--650 paupers arrived at Boston in the steamship Nestoria, April 15th, from Galway, Ireland, shipped by the British government / W.A. Rogers.

The balance of trade with Great Britain seems to be still against us--...

Page of advertisements with cartoon showing people on steamship carrying "Poor house from Galway."

Echoes from Governor Hill's message / J.A. Wales.

Echoes from Governor Hill's message / J.A. Wales.

Illustration shows a large parrot, David B. Hill, perched on a stand next to President Cleveland's desk, filling the air with it's cry "A Public Office is a Public Trust", repeating a statement once made by Cle... more

The alderman's alternative - to Sing Sing, or Canada? / J.A. Wales.

The alderman's alternative - to Sing Sing, or Canada? / J.A. Wales.

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

Hobson's choice - you can go or stay / J.A Wales.

Hobson's choice - you can go or stay / J.A Wales.

Illustration shows a man wearing a hat labeled "Oregon", holding two handguns, giving Chinese men a "Hobson's choice" or the option of leaving by jumping off a cliff into the sea below (on the right) or staying... more

Black Jack and the civil-service missionaries / J.A. Wales.

Black Jack and the civil-service missionaries / J.A. Wales.

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

Abergavenny, Holy Mountain
TIntern Abbey & village
[General view, Aber Fall]
[Town and lake, Bala, Wales]
[The sands, Rhyl, Wales]