Print shows Edmund Burke sitting at a desk on a crescent moon, holding a quill pen, an open "pamphlet" and an inkwell are on the desk, broken chains hang from his wrists; a scene on the front of the desk, label... more
Two Lilliputian figures, a French landholder, and a Catalonian pilgrim headed for the Holy Land confront each other. Includes explanatory verse and ornamental and pictorial border.
Scene in January, showing couple keeping warm in winter clothing; and scene in February, showing couple, in masquerades, holding hands. Each scene framed by elaborate ornamental and pictorial borders. Forms par... more
Two Lilliputian figures, a lawyer and a courtier, or landholder, stand discussing the means by which the courtier will settle his estate. Includes explanatory verse and ornamental and pictorial borders.
Political cartoon showing French prisoner in England seated at table with plum pudding and woman serving him a large beef roast; in France a skinny English prisoner looks with disgust at food being served to him.
Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).
A satire on attornies and bailiffs. Lawyer, in his office, holding papers marked, "Middlesex to Wit -- Jno. Doe & Richd. Doe ..."; he converses with a rough man, with a cudgel under his arm, who holds case insc... more
Cartoon showing constable entering house, "in search of the sons and daughters of the Devil", and finding his wife committing adultery in a brothel. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library ... more
Political cartoon showing wigged woman at dressing table looking in mirror. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Political cartoon showing man being amorous to woman stopped while making painting of another man which is being finished by cupid hovering above the painting.
Judge Buller walking in foreground, carrying bundles of rods; in the background, a man with a rod raised over his head is about to strike a woman who is running away from him.
Print shows "with the Head of Boreas", Lord North, standing to the left of a platform labeled "Reform Janus", and "with the Head of Reynard", Charles Fox, standing on the right; on the platform is a devil/human... more
Print shows a man sitting at a table rendering accounts, standing before the table is a cleric holding a bag of money which he apparently refuses to add to the bags on the table, standing behind the table with ... more
Allegory showing France as a woman receiving from the three estates (clergyman, nobleman, and peasant) the wishes of the nation and presenting them to King Louis XVI and Jacques Necker, who was recalled to offi... more
Cartoon showing three men representing the three estates (clergyman, nobleman, and peasant) embracing and standing on red, white, and blue sheets marked "haine," "grandeurs," and "benefices." (National Assembly... more
Deputies of the Third Estate in a carriage drawn by two sheep and two bulls on their way to the Versailles directory; dishevelled lion; figure of the Republic with anchor on low platform behind; list of deputie... more
Clergyman and aristocrat recoiling from figure representing Third Estate, who is picking up chains and guns; storming of the Bastille in background.
Marquis de Lafayette assisting the French nation (Marie) trampling figure in sarcophagus with wings and hair of snakes while nude figure is attached by serpents.
Aristocrats in carriage drawn by two lions on their way to Versailles for the meeting of the Estates General; fierce lion at front; figure of the Republic with club on high platform behind; list of the deputies.
Print shows Edmund Burke on bended knee as though proposing to a vision which appears before him of Marie Antoinette, while a cherub touches his head with a firebrand emitting the sparks of romance.
Print shows Richard Price seated at a desk, he turns to look over his right shoulder at a vision of an enormous Edmund Burke, his spectacles, nose, and hands emerge from the haze, a crown in one hand and a cros... more
Print shows a man, possibly Joseph-François Foullon, on his hands and knees with a woman of the Third Estate, a sword at her side, riding on his back.
Print shows the Prince de Condé as Don Quixote on a white horse and vicomte de Mirabeau (Mirabeau Tonneau) as Sancho Panza riding on a barrel-shaped ass on wheels, surrounded by a ragged group of counterrevolut... more
Print shows Louis XVI as a pig with fish on his head forming the horns of cuckoldry, on a hind leg is a tether held by a man of the Third Estate.
Caricature of George IV as the Prince of Wales, languid with repletion, leaning back in an arm-chair, at a table covered with remains of a meal, holding a fork to his mouth. His waistcoat is held together by a ... more
Print showing Lady Archer, the Prince of Wales (later King George IV), the Countess of Buckinghamshire, and Charles Fox engaged in a game of faro as spectators observe.
British caricature showing the King and Queen sitting in latrine, above which is part of the royal arms, the lion looking down and excreting. They look in horror at Pitt, who tells them of the shooting of Gusta... more
Procession of priests with long noses, with Archbishop of Paris, Gobel, in front and mythical creature holding casket of civil oaths bringing up rear. Represents priests who were against the civil constitution ... more
Print shows the retreating counterrevolutionary army of the Prince de Condé following its failed attempt to restore the monarchy in France. Among the caricatured cast of counterrevolutionaries forming Condé's a... more
Print shows French politician and Theophilanthropist Louis Marie la Révellière-Lépaux standing on a three-legged stool perched upon a stone dais reading Religion de la N[ature] to surrounding caricatures of peo... more
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)
Large man holding a club and caricature of himself, threatens a kneeling caricaturist. Forms part of: British cartoon Prints collection (Library of Congress).
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.
Head of Napoleon dripping blood, held high on a pitch fork by a British volunteer soldier, "John Bull." Other volunteers gather around.
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
King George III as a huntsman, holds up to a pack of hounds a fox with the head of Napoleon. Hounds' collars inscribed with names of naval leaders "Nelson," "Sydney S. Gardner," "Cornwallis." Men on horseback l... more
Cartoon showing Napoleon, sitting on the shoulder of Talleyrand, gleefully peering through a large rolled document, "Talleyrand's plan for invading Great Britain", at the channel, where the French flotilla is b... more
Print shows a reception given by Charles James Fox and wife for various groups and friends of the Prince of Wales, all opposed to the government.
Cartoon showing France, a savage virago, dandling a tiny Napoleon seated on her hand and wearing a royal robe over his military dress. Above her head she holds a rattle with bells surmounted by a crown. She gri... more
Josephine and Madame Tallien dance naked behind transparent drapery while Napoleon and Barras watch. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
John Philip Kemble, caricatured, plays the dagger scene in Macbeth. In front of him is magically suspended a large watchman's rattle, labelled "a word to the wise". Text refers to the personal attack made on th... more
Print shows Sarah Baartman, a South African woman known as the Hottentot Venus, mostly naked, holding a long pole and smoking a pipe. A cupid sits on her exaggerated derriere saying "Take care of your hearts."
Print shows profile portraits of 20 men, called nabobs, who are representatives of the East India Company that have returned home with newly acquired wealth, generally through dubious or corrupt means.