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Topic: cartoons

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Monsieur Perrukesmore a French cavalier, & Sir Penitent Pig-back a Catalonian pilgrim

Monsieur Perrukesmore a French cavalier, & Sir Penitent Pig-back a Cat...

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.

The twelve months represented by Lilliputian figures

The twelve months represented by Lilliputian figures

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

Fee Simple, a councellor and Beau Bungey, a cringing courtier

Fee Simple, a councellor and Beau Bungey, a cringing courtier

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.

The Contrast a French prisoner in England, an English prisoner in France.

The Contrast a French prisoner in England, an English prisoner in Fran...

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.

Mr. Timothy Rack Rent, an old miserable landlord, & his neighbour Lease-hold, a country attorney

Mr. Timothy Rack Rent, an old miserable landlord, & his neighbour Leas...

Landlord telling leaseholder he is raising his rent.

Pandemonium college, or The battle of the bulls, bears, and lame ducks, as fought in 'C--ge- Alley

Pandemonium college, or The battle of the bulls, bears, and lame ducks...

Political cartoon showing animals as humans at stock market, and poem decrying stock jobbing.

Councellor double-fee

Councellor double-fee

Man dressed in legal robe probably judge, sitting at table stacked with legal books & documents, saying, "open to all parties", and holding out to two men who are giving him money. Forms part of : British Carto... more

[A Bailiff and an attorney--a match for the Devil]

[A Bailiff and an attorney--a match for the Devil]

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

The Reforming constable, or, The biter bit / Capt H---invt ; Cap B-- Sculp.

The Reforming constable, or, The biter bit / Capt H---invt ; Cap B-- S...

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

An election entertainment at Brentford

An election entertainment at Brentford

A party of freeholders of Middlesex, seated at a table, dining, during the election of a M.P. for the county, Dec. 1768, when Sergeant Glynn, Wilkes's friend and counsel, opposed Sir William Beauchamp Proctor,... more

Destaing. Shewing how he cut the English mens head off

Destaing. Shewing how he cut the English mens head off

Charles Henri Estaing holding cat by tail in one hand and sword in another.

A Methodist, love feast. The gosple wife, or the bellows lecture

A Methodist, love feast. The gosple wife, or the bellows lecture

Political cartoon showing man and woman at door and priest hiding under table.

The Young repentent brought to a bed of justice

The Young repentent brought to a bed of justice

Cartoon showing blindfolded judge seated alongside a second judge, who is pointing to a pregnant girl.

The butchers wife dressing for the Pantheon / P. Dawe, st.

The butchers wife dressing for the Pantheon / P. Dawe, st.

Political cartoon showing wigged woman at dressing table looking in mirror. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

The Head of--an alderman finished by cupid

The Head of--an alderman finished by cupid

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.

The Sally from Mincing Lane to Little - Hell

The Sally from Mincing Lane to Little - Hell

Political cartoon showing man riding on carriage "annuities" over human skull by marker "5 miles to Epsom"

The Accomplish'd maid

The Accomplish'd maid

Cartoon showing woman with elaborate hairdo playing keyboard instrument and singing(?).

A side box

A side box

Two elegantly-dressed women seated in theater box, with man offering fruit to one woman.

Judge Thumb, or - patent sticks for family correction: warranted lawful!

Judge Thumb, or - patent sticks for family correction: warranted lawfu...

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.

Such things are--Such things were

Such things are--Such things were

Six figures comparing "modern" fashions to "ancient" fashions.

La France reçoit des trois ordres les voeux de toutes la nation et les presentent à Louis Seize et à Mr. Necker

La France reçoit des trois ordres les voeux de toutes la nation et les...

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

Sans vous je périssoit

Sans vous je périssoit

Allegory showing three soldiers saving "France" who is falling from a cliff and a monument to the taking of the Bastille in the background.

Le Souhait accompli v'la comme j'avions toujours désiré que ça fut.

Le Souhait accompli v'la comme j'avions toujours désiré que ça fut.

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

Dédiée l'Assemblée Nationale--Liste de MMr. les Deputes de Paris a l'Assemblée nationale / Laurent Guyot.

Dédiée l'Assemblée Nationale--Liste de MMr. les Deputes de Paris a l'A...

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

Reveil du Tiers Etat, ma feinte, il doit tems que je me revillise, car l'opression de mes fers me donnions le cochemar un peu trop fort

Reveil du Tiers Etat, ma feinte, il doit tems que je me revillise, car...

Clergyman and aristocrat recoiling from figure representing Third Estate, who is picking up chains and guns; storming of the Bastille in background.

House-breaking, before sun-set

House-breaking, before sun-set

British caricature showing man with musket "constitution" shooting bullets "resolve" from Treasury at man "truth" with hatchet and staff "loyality", man with axe "presumptive rights", man with crowbar "begum so... more

La Nation française assisteé de Mr. De la Fayette terrasse le despotisme et les abus du regne feodal qui terrassaient le peuple

La Nation française assisteé de Mr. De la Fayette terrasse le despotis...

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.

Liste de MM les Deputes de la noblesse de Paris

Liste de MM les Deputes de la noblesse de Paris

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.

Le Pied de nez ou l'aristocratie ecrasée

Le Pied de nez ou l'aristocratie ecrasée

Aristocrat with crown, clergy with long noses, triumphant figures of the Republic, destruction of the aristocracy.

France ; England

France ; England

Political cartoon showing "France" with man kneeling and presenting crown to old woman on throne with other women standing, three of them with heads on poles. "England" with man sitting on crate "general excise... more

A voluptuary under the horrors of digestion / Js. Gy. design et fecit.

A voluptuary under the horrors of digestion / Js. Gy. design et fecit.

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

Taking physick, or, The news of shooting the King of Sweden

Taking physick, or, The news of shooting the King of Sweden

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

Derniere procession constitutionelle pour l'Enterrement du serment civique qui se fera le 1792

Derniere procession constitutionelle pour l'Enterrement du serment civ...

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

The End of Pain. The last speech, dying words, and confession of T.P. / T.O. [Ovenden] fecit.
Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et. fecit.

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et. fecit.

Four town criers peddling "shillelees, ballads, Bedfordshire tails, and Scotch whiskey."

The friend of humanity and the knife-grinder,-scene. The borough, in imitation of Mr. Southey's sapphics,-Vide. Anti-Jacobin, p. 15

The friend of humanity and the knife-grinder,-scene. The borough, in i...

George Tierney and a knife-grinder pushing his wheelbarrow in front of an ale-house.

L'Anarchiste. Je les trompe tous deux / Son. Petit, peintre, sculpsit.

L'Anarchiste. Je les trompe tous deux / Son. Petit, peintre, sculpsit.

Two faced figure of anarchist deceiving figures representing Republicans and Jacobins.

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et sculp.

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et sculp.

Four town criers peddling "lily white sand," "Scotch crowdy," "roses and lilies," and the last crier announcing the theft of "five hundred guineas."

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et. fecit.

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et. fecit.

Four town criers announcing "Rare news! bloody news! Ireland is sunk in the bog of Allen! The ... French Army is totally destroyed ..." ; "Any-bad-schillings!" ; "Bill o' the play, your honour" ; "Rare Norfolk ... more

La Machine infernale / gravé par Bonnefoy.

La Machine infernale / gravé par Bonnefoy.

Man with knife lighting powder keg on wagon at Rue Nicaise, a reference to the attempt of Napoleon's life in late 1800.

A lilliputian auction / Woodward del ; Cruikshank st.

A lilliputian auction / Woodward del ; Cruikshank st.

Comic scene: an auction of painting of Queen Cleopatra painted by Corregio; a parody of connoisseurship.

British vessels. Described for the use of country gentlemen

British vessels. Described for the use of country gentlemen

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)

The caricaturist's apology / Giles Grinagain in.et f.

The caricaturist's apology / Giles Grinagain in.et f.

Large man holding a club and caricature of himself, threatens a kneeling caricaturist. Forms part of: British cartoon Prints collection (Library of Congress).

German-nonchalence;-or-, the vexation of Little-Boney / Js. Gillray inv. & fct.

German-nonchalence;-or-, the vexation of Little-Boney / Js. Gillray in...

Cartoon showing Count Starhemberg riding past Napoleon, sniffing snuff, failing to pay his respects to him.

The king of Brobdingnag and Gulliver

The king of Brobdingnag and Gulliver

King George III in military uniform, holds a tiny Napoleon in the palm of his hand while inspecting him with a spy-glass.

Armed-heroes / Js. Gillray inv. & f.

Armed-heroes / Js. Gillray inv. & f.

Cartoon showing Addington, saying "Who's afraid? ...", and Napoleon facing each other defiantly across a narrow channel. Behind Addington on the front bench in the House of Commons is Hawkesbury saying, "Ah who... more

French invasion - or - Buonaparte landing in Great-Britain

French invasion - or - Buonaparte landing in Great-Britain

Cartoon showing Napoleon and his army, on seashore, fleeing from English soldiers with a British flag and two cannons on a low sandy cliff.

Evacuation of Malta

Evacuation of Malta

Addington squats over cocked hat into which he evacuates papers including "Egypt," "Guadeloupe," and last, "Malta," Napoleon holds him by the cravat and threatens him.

Buonaparte, 48 hours after landing!--Vide John Bulls home-stroke, armed en masse / Js. Gillray des. & fect.

Buonaparte, 48 hours after landing!--Vide John Bulls home-stroke, arme...

Head of Napoleon dripping blood, held high on a pitch fork by a British volunteer soldier, "John Bull." Other volunteers gather around.

An Experiment with a burning glass

An Experiment with a burning glass

Caricature showing British soldier frying small figure of Napoleon with light through a magnifying glass.

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

Death of the Corsican fox--Scene the last of the Royal-Hunt / Js. Gillray. inv & fect.

Death of the Corsican fox--Scene the last of the Royal-Hunt / Js. Gill...

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

Destruction of the French gun-boats-or-Little Boney & his friend Talley in high glee

Destruction of the French gun-boats-or-Little Boney & his friend Talle...

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

The Corsican-pest;-or-Belzebub going to supper

The Corsican-pest;-or-Belzebub going to supper

The Devil with demons roasting Napoleon on a pitchfork in the flames of Hell.

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

The king of Brobdingnag and Gulliver

The king of Brobdingnag and Gulliver

King George III and Queen Charlotte seated on chairs of state, watch a small rectangular tank in which Napoleon as Gulliver sails his boat. Lord Salisbury stands behind king's chair. Four princesses and three p... more

The genius of France nursing her darling / T.B.:-d-lle delt.

The genius of France nursing her darling / T.B.:-d-lle delt.

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

Ci-devant occupations-or-Madame Taliah and the Empress Josephine dancing naked before Barrass in the winter of 1797.-A fact! / Js Gillray dest & fect.

Ci-devant occupations-or-Madame Taliah and the Empress Josephine danci...

Josephine and Madame Tallien dance naked behind transparent drapery while Napoleon and Barras watch. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Blowing up the new opposition / Argus Invt.

Blowing up the new opposition / Argus Invt.

Group of men, possibly the Foxite faction of Parliament, shooting guns and arrows at another group of men, the "new opposition," whose guns are misfiring.

Is this a rattle which I see before me / Cruikshank.

Is this a rattle which I see before me / Cruikshank.

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

The soldiers definition of madness / Cawse fecit.

The soldiers definition of madness / Cawse fecit.

Four frames showing how love leads soldiers to sadness which leads to drink which leads to madness.

Lodgings to let / C.W.

Lodgings to let / C.W.

Cartoon showing a fashionably dressed man standing in a well-furnished sitting-room, speaking to a pretty and elegant young woman. He wears a tophat, Hessian boots, and carries a large rough walking-stick. He... more

Vive le roi! ou, Les spéculateurs & les politiques en défaut

Vive le roi! ou, Les spéculateurs & les politiques en défaut

Three men reading broadside from Louis XVIII and addresses of the provisional government of France.

The rival Richards or Sheakspear [sic] in danger

The rival Richards or Sheakspear [sic] in danger

Political cartoon showing Edmund Kean and Charles Mayne Young, both dressed as Richard III, struggling for Shakespeare, who stands between them.

The theatrical atlas / G. Cruikshank fect.

The theatrical atlas / G. Cruikshank fect.

Edmund Kean, as the humpbacked Richard III, standing on a large book labeled Shakespear, with a model of Drury Lane Theatre, a massive block labeled Whitbreads Intire, on his head.

The Dutch Apollo!

The Dutch Apollo!

Cartoon showing the Prince of Orange, dressed like a Dutchman in (English) caricature, kneels with arms extended imploring at the feet of Princess Charlotte. He wears Apollo's wreath, decorated with small orang... more

La Poire était mûre

La Poire était mûre

A ripe pear, with profile of Napoleon between leaf and branch, falling from a branch.

Dandies dressing / I. R. Cruikshank fect.

Dandies dressing / I. R. Cruikshank fect.

Six men dressing in grotesque attire.

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.

Lola coming! Europe farewell! America I come

Lola coming! Europe farewell! America I come

Caricature of theater scene, showing Lola Montez and Cupid on swan boat, with sorrowful Europeans bidding Lola goodbye.

Lola has come! Enthusiastic reception of Lola by American audience

Lola has come! Enthusiastic reception of Lola by American audience

Caricature of theater scene, showing Lola Montez dancing on stage as Puritan peaks at her through his fingers and the house manager carries "half the house" agreement in his pocket.

I totes for de Brig

I totes for de Brig

Two full length portraits of soldiers, one carrying buckets.

[Cartoon showing Uncle Sam and General McClellan standing before a playbill which reads: Every day this week onward to Richmond by a select company of star generals]

[Cartoon showing Uncle Sam and General McClellan standing before a pla...

Also shows Abraham Lincoln standing behind General Scott and next to Edwin M. Stanton, inscribed over them: War Department. Signed lower right: A.R. Waud. Title devised. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.... more

The rebel chivalry as the fancy of "My Maryland" painted them; as "My Maryland" found them.

The rebel chivalry as the fancy of "My Maryland" painted them; as "My ...

Cartoon contrasting man in fine military uniform and soldier in tattered clothing in front of horse labeled "C.S.A.".

[Columbia and Jonathan at home]

[Columbia and Jonathan at home]

Cartoon shows Columbia (symbolizing the United States) after her marriage to Brother Jonathan (symbolizing U.S. citizens). Columbia gestures sorrowfully towards African Americans (portrayed in ethnic stereotype... more

[The Kansas row]

[The Kansas row]

Cartoon shows a Puritan rolling up his sleeves to fight a Cavalier (with features strongly resembling Senator Stephen Douglas), who is kicking African Americans in Kansas back across a fence into Missouri and s... more

[King Cotton]

[King Cotton]

Cartoon shows "a skinny old king with hair and beard of cotton, a huge oversize crown on his head, a whip in his hand, sitting on his throne, while African American slaves bring him cool drinks and female slave... more

[The Uprising of the North]

[The Uprising of the North]

Cartoon shows "a night scene. Columbia stands on a balcony draped with the United States flag, with the American Eagle beside her, wings outspread. She brandishes her sword, and below her, mounted knights salut... more

[The massacre at New Orleans]

[The massacre at New Orleans]

Cartoon shows President Andrew Johnson "as a king, crowned and in velvet and ermine. His alleged royalist ambition had been the theme of much Radical rhetoric." Nast is attacking Johnson because he and others b... more

The Street car question again

The Street car question again

Cartoon showing woman standing, and men, seated, reading newspapers, on streetcar; and cartoon showing men trying to get on moving streetcar; on page of advertisements.

The Central Park. A delightful resort for the toil-worn New Yorkers

The Central Park. A delightful resort for the toil-worn New Yorkers

Cartoon showing two children in park full of signs; e.g., "Keep off the grass."

[Two cartoons: one showing clerk saying, "I am very sorry, but my orders are ...", and tourist saying, "Yesh, yesh, I know all about your orders; but how voz it dot you knowed i wozn't a Ghristian?" ; the other An Oirish opinion, showing Irish woman saying, "Faix, there's no gintlemen in time I ride in a car I'll walk, so I will."; on page of advertisements] / Woolly(?).

[Two cartoons: one showing clerk saying, "I am very sorry, but my orde...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1877 July 28, p. 592.

Oscar Wilde, the apostle of aestheticism / from sketches by a staff artist.

Oscar Wilde, the apostle of aestheticism / from sketches by a staff ar...

Two portraits of Oscar Wilde, titled "Let me tell you the reason why we love the lily and the sunflower", and "Satire is the romance whic ignorance pays to genius". Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspap... more

New York entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge.  Evidently the "elevated" gentleman intends to stay / W.A. Rogers.

New York entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge. Evidently the "elevated" ge...

Cartoon showing man on stilts, probably J.A. Roebling, over entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge, on page of text.

"Who dares give battle with me?"

"Who dares give battle with me?"

Cartoon showing Grover Cleveland dressed as a gladiator holding sword and shield.

Dear Sir: One most important task lies before the supporters of the Democratic ticket- to bring the people at large to a clear understanding of the tariff question ... It is to this end that we have published The Tariff?? cartoons and comments f

Dear Sir: One most important task lies before the supporters of the De...

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 129, Folder 45g.

The Census

The Census

Cartoon showing man taking census from old woman, who thinks he wants to take her senses. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1890 June 14, p. 470.

[Anti-trust cartoons]: Nursery Rhymes for Infant Industries, No. 15: 'O' is the Oil Trust, a modern Bill Sikes; he defies the police, and does just as he likes
Drawing the line in Mississippi

Drawing the line in Mississippi

Photograph reproduces a newspaper cartoon in the Washington Post. The cartoon is a detail from a series called "The Passing Show" about President Theodore Roosevelt's purported refusal to shoot a chained bear w... more

[Anti-trust cartoons]: Alice in Plunderland, No. 15

[Anti-trust cartoons]: Alice in Plunderland, No. 15

Caricatures of Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, Gould, Sage and Havemeyer.

Cartoon depicting Joseph G. Cannon with Senators C.M. Depew and J.C. Platt

Cartoon depicting Joseph G. Cannon with Senators C.M. Depew and J.C. P...

F21001 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title devised by Library staff or Junior Fellows, ... more