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John Bull triumphant

John Bull triumphant

Print shows a bull tossing a Spaniard into the air, the Earl of Bute, Lord North, and the Earl of Mansfield are attempting to hold it back by pulling on its tail; a Frenchman and America (represented by a Nativ... more

The bull over-drove, or, The drivers in danger

The bull over-drove, or, The drivers in danger

Print shows a bull trampling the prostrate body of Lord Sandwich, lead driver, and kicking toward Lord North and George Germain, the "drivers in danger." The bull is charging toward three men, representing Fran... more

Amusement for John Bull & his cousin Paddy, or, the gambols of the American buffalo, in St. James's Street

Amusement for John Bull & his cousin Paddy, or, the gambols of the Ame...

Print shows several ministers helping themselves to fishes and loaves that have spilled from a fishwife's basket which was upset by a rampaging "American Buffalo"; among those depicted are the Duke of Portland,... more

Revolution, or Johnny Bull in France

Revolution, or Johnny Bull in France

Print shows a large bull labeled "Tiers Etat - Orleans" referring to Louis Philippe Joseph, duc d'Orleans, tossing Marie Antoinette into the air as Louis XVI kneels in prayer on the left; standing behind the bu... more

John Bull, baited by the dogs of excise

John Bull, baited by the dogs of excise

A British satire on efforts by William Pitt, George Rose, and some members of Parliament to impose new "Excise" duties on tobacco (cf. Tobacco Excise Bill). The additional tax burden on British citizens is impl... more

The faith of treaties exemplified or John Bull's last effort to oblige his false friends / S.W.F.

The faith of treaties exemplified or John Bull's last effort to oblige...

A satire on the diplomatic situation in 1794, showing French soldiers shooting at raging bull, and saying "Vive la republic, Blood & plunder, no quarter to John Bull!" To the bull's back is strapped a bundle in... more

Billy's Raree-Show or John Bull en lighten'd

Billy's Raree-Show or John Bull en lighten'd

"Pitt, as a peep-show man, stands by his box, which is supported on trestles..." (Source: George)

The Irish bull broke loose

The Irish bull broke loose

Print shows the "Irish Bull" tossing William Pitt into the air and about to do the same to Lord Dundas who runs to the left; on the far right, those opposed to Pitt's "Union Bill" cheer on the bull, "Go it my Boy."

John Bull fighting the French single handed / P.F.L.B. fecit.

John Bull fighting the French single handed / P.F.L.B. fecit.

Print shows John Bull rapping a French soldier on the head with a cudgel, stomping on a French officer with his right foot, and using his left foot to kick the French nobility out of England and back to France ... more

John Bull and his piece

John Bull and his piece

Cartoon of a stout man, tongue hanging out, with one arm around a stout, buxom woman wearing a cap and tattered clothing. He uses his other hand to tickle her under the chin.

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.

Doctor Sangrado curing John Bull of repletion-with the kind offices of young Clysterpipe & Little Boney - a hint from Gil Blas / Js. Gillray invt. & fect.

Doctor Sangrado curing John Bull of repletion-with the kind offices of...

Cartoon showing Addington saying, "courage John Bull-courage", as he bleeds arm of John Bull, who is supported by Hawkesbury, who repeats "courage Johnny". Napoleon holds out his hat to catch the blood, "West I... more

John Bull offering Little Boney fair play

John Bull offering Little Boney fair play

Bare chested sailor, "John Bull," standing in English channel with arms akimbo, looking at Napoleon, whose head looks over top of fortification on the French coast. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Colle... more

A great stream from a petty-fountain; or John Bull swamped in the flood of new - taxes; - cormorants fishing the stream

A great stream from a petty-fountain; or John Bull swamped in the floo...

John Bull in boat sinking, losing an oar labelled with Pitt's name as cormorants including Lord Grenville and Charles James Fox stuffing themselves with fish.

Mr. and Mrs. Bull reflecting on the taxes

Mr. and Mrs. Bull reflecting on the taxes

Print shows a domestic scene with a man and a woman sitting at opposite ends of a table which is set for tea, ale, and port consumption; Mrs. Bull is complaining about Mr. Bull's tendency toward "guzzling," to ... more

Heiroglypics of John Bull's overthrow

Heiroglypics of John Bull's overthrow

Battle of Queenstown Heights, Oct. 13, 1812. Illus. in: Broadside Coll. Port. 114-11 Reference copy may be in LCQJ, Spring 1980. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracing... more

Preparing John Bull for general congress / G. Cruikshank, fect.

Preparing John Bull for general congress / G. Cruikshank, fect.

"John Bull, a giant beset by pigmies, sits on a bank with his back against a massive oak, his legs wide apart..." (Source: George)

John Bull's three stages or, from good to bad & from bad to worse / G. Cruikshank fect.

John Bull's three stages or, from good to bad & from bad to worse / G....

Three section print showing John Bull and his family eating a large meal before the war, eating less during the war, and with bones on plates during peace time.

The modern Job! or John Bull and his comforts! / Marks del et sc.

The modern Job! or John Bull and his comforts! / Marks del et sc.

John Bull, in tattered clothes, seated on a stool, gazing gloomily at a book on the ground: "The Extraordina[ry] Red Book". He is surrounded by the Regent with two gouty legs supported on crutches, Liverpool, M... more

State physicians bleeding John Bull to death!! / G. Cruikshank fect. ; Invd. by Yedis.

State physicians bleeding John Bull to death!! / G. Cruikshank fect. ;...

Vansittart and Castlereagh, as surgeons, bleeding coins from the arms of John Bull. The coins are collected by Prince Leopold, Princess Charlotte, a tiny McMahon, a Chinese mandarin, and the gouty Regent. Broug... more

[Nine humorous vignettes of a woman looking at her reflection in two mirrors, crowded stagecoach being loaded, insolvent man refusing to get out of bed, man walking on ceiling, John Bull and the Yankee barber, woman having portrait painted, town man mocking clothes of a country man, men greeting each other in storm, and fainting bride at Afro-American marriage ceremony]

[Nine humorous vignettes of a woman looking at her reflection in two m...

Illus. in: Scraps / David Claypoole Johston. Boston : [s.n.], [1828?]-1849, pl. 1 in 1830 issue.

A bull chase. The words of the wise, are as goads

A bull chase. The words of the wise, are as goads

Another satire on the special committee of the House of Representatives investigating Van Buren's Treasury Department. The committee, chaired by James Harlan but dominated by Henry A. Wise of Virginia, centered... more

Worrying the bull

Worrying the bull

In a ring a large bull, wearing a ribbon marked "The Rough & Ready" between its horns, faces five matadors. The bull represents Zachary Taylor, nicknamed "Old Rough and Ready." The matadors are prominent Whigs,... more

John Bull's fish monopoly

John Bull's fish monopoly

An anti-British satire, reflecting American enragement at Britain's tightening of restrictions on territorial waters open to American fishermen off the coast of Canada. In July 1852, England notified the Unite... more

Ole Bull
Ole Bull
Ole Bull
Ole Bull
Chulos playing the bull / Lake Price.

Chulos playing the bull / Lake Price.

Men luring bull away from matador(?).

Ole Bull

Ole Bull

Photograph showing Norwegian violinist Ole Bornemann Bull as head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Title from item. Gift ; Virginia S. Benjamin ; Feb. 12, 1946.

Bull Pen - Hd. qtrs A of P.

Bull Pen - Hd. qtrs A of P.

Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.314) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Plan of the 1st Battle of Bull Run Virginia 21st July 1861. Topography from U.S. Engineers official map.

Plan of the 1st Battle of Bull Run Virginia 21st July 1861. Topography...

Shows the area between Sudley Springs and Centreville to the north and New Market to the south. The location of the Warrenton Turnpike is also included.

Bull Run, near Railroad Bridge, looking down stream

Bull Run, near Railroad Bridge, looking down stream

Photograph shows a man standing against a tree near the Occoquan River with a railroad bridge in the distance. No. 259. Title from item.

Plan of Bull Run /

Plan of Bull Run /

Shows 1st battle of Bull Run. Pencil, pen-and-ink, and watercolor on tracing paper. Title in pencil on matte board. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 564.9 Accompanied by fact sheet (1 leaf ; 28 x 22 cm.) Available a... more

[Bolling house originally named "Mitchell's" (later "Bull Hill"), possibly located in Hopewell, Va.]

[Bolling house originally named "Mitchell's" (later "Bull Hill"), poss...

Photograph shows men and tents on the lawn of Bolling house. Title devised by library staff. Caption continues: It stood in the present day "Mansion Hills" subdivision of Hopewell, Virginia on the south bank of... more

[Map of the First Battle of Bull Run]

[Map of the First Battle of Bull Run]

Shows the movement of the Union and Confederate forces as their positions changed over the course of July 21, 1861, during the First Battle of Bull Run. Sneden illustrates the battle over the countryside in Pri... more

Plan of the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia. July 21st 1861.

Plan of the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia. July 21st 1861.

Map shows the area surrounding Bull Run including Centreville and New Market, Va.

The Battlefield of Bull Run

The Battlefield of Bull Run

Map of battlefield, Manassas, Va., July, 1861.

Map of part of battlefield of Bull Run July 1861 : showing positions of each army at opening of battle.

Map of part of battlefield of Bull Run July 1861 : showing positions o...

Area depicted includes Buck Hill to the north and Bald Hill to the south. The locations of the Warrenton Turnpike and Market Road are included. Color coding indicates location of Union and Confederate forces. N... more

[Bolling house originally named "Mitchell's" (later "Bull Hill"), possibly located in Hopewell, Va.]

[Bolling house originally named "Mitchell's" (later "Bull Hill"), poss...

Photograph shows men sitting on the steps and on the lawn on front of Bolling house.

Bull Run, looking upstream. Railroad bridge in distance / Cap. A.J. Russell.

Bull Run, looking upstream. Railroad bridge in distance / Cap. A.J. Ru...

Photograph showing a man fishing in the Occoquan River with the Bull Run Bridge in the background.

Battlefield of Bull Run
Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run, Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861

Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run, Castle Pinkney [i.e....

Photograph shows group from the 69th New York Infantry (Fighting 69th), some seated, others standing in the rear, facing front. A sign above the door, No. 7 Musical Hall, 444th Broadway.

The first battle of Bull Run. July 21, 1861. Washington, Dec 26, 1895.

The first battle of Bull Run. July 21, 1861. Washington, Dec 26, 1895.

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 567 (National Tribune War Maps. No. 1. Supplement to the National Tribune, Washington, D.C., Dec. 26, 1895.) Union position colored blue and "1st position of enemy"... more

Skeleton map of battlefield of Bull Run Virginia : showing 1st battle at Blackburn's Ford.

Skeleton map of battlefield of Bull Run Virginia : showing 1st battle ...

Shows area between Sudley Springs to the north and Manassas Junction to the south. Locations of railroads and Warrenton Turnpike are indicated.

Bird's eye view of Bull Run Bridge, looking up stream

Bird's eye view of Bull Run Bridge, looking up stream

Photograph shows a man fishing in the Occoquan River with the Bull Run Bridge in the background. Local timber was used for bridge construction.

Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run, Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861

Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run, Castle Pinkney [i.e....

Photograph shows Confederate soldiers above watching Union prisoners below in the yard.

Battlefield of Bull Run, Lewis' house

Battlefield of Bull Run, Lewis' house

No. B220. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Second Battle of Bull Run position of troops at 6 p.m.

Second Battle of Bull Run position of troops at 6 p.m.

Shows the area of Sudley Springs, Va., to the north and Bethlehem Church to the south. The location of Warrenton Turnpike and Manassas Gap Railroad is also indicated.

Second battle field at Bull Run

Second battle field at Bull Run

Shows the Union forces under Gen. John Pope and the Confederates under Gen. Robert E. Lee on the 29th, 30th, and 31st of August 1862 in an area of Virginia defined by the towns of Chantilly to the north, Manass... more

Plan of the second Battle of Bull Run Va. Showing position of both armies at 7 p.m. 30th Aug. 1862.

Plan of the second Battle of Bull Run Va. Showing position of both arm...

Shows the area of Sudley Springs, Va., to the north and Bethlehem to the south on the second day of the battle. The locations of the Warrenton Turnpike and the Manassas Gap Railroad are also indicated.

Battlefield of Bull Run. Stone house on Warrenton Pike

Battlefield of Bull Run. Stone house on Warrenton Pike

Photograph shows a stone house on a hill above the battlefield at Bull Run.

A little plain talk with John Bull by Train, Jr. Philadelphia. For sale at Trentwith's newspaper and periodical depot, No. 107 South Third Street, [1862].

A little plain talk with John Bull by Train, Jr. Philadelphia. For sal...

A little plain talk with John Bull. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 157, Folder 43.

Plan of 2nd battle of Bull Run, Va. : Shewing movements of troops from 27 Aug. to Sept. 1.

Plan of 2nd battle of Bull Run, Va. : Shewing movements of troops from...

Shows the movement of troops in a three county area extending from Warrenton, Va., in Fauquier County through Manassas, Va., in Prince William County, ending to the east around Centreville and Fairfax, Va., in ... more

Map showing position of Union and Rebel armies and Jackson's flank march during 2nd Battle of Bull Run, Aug. 28th to 31st, 1862.

Map showing position of Union and Rebel armies and Jackson's flank mar...

Fortunately, Pope's forces retained control of Henry House Hill, thereby allowing the bulk of his army to retreat safely across Bull Run toward Centreville. As part of Lee's plan to interrupt Pope's line of co... more