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Algernoon Piercy [i.e. Algernon Percy], Earl of Northumberland & c. / Sr. Ant. Vandyck pinx. ; Vertue sc.

Algernoon Piercy [i.e. Algernon Percy], Earl of Northumberland & c. / ...

Sir Algernon Percy, half-length portrait, facing right, wearing armor. No. 45.

Philip Earl of Chesterfield / Chambars sculp.

Philip Earl of Chesterfield / Chambars sculp.

Print shows Philip D. Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in oval medallion. Title from item. Trimmed to edge of plate on right and left sides. Gift; Estate of J.H. Corning... more

A political, anatomical, satirical, lecture on heads and no heads; as exhibited at St. J--ms's 1766

A political, anatomical, satirical, lecture on heads and no heads; as ...

Print shows the Earl of Bute holding up a bust of William Pitt as the starting point of his lecture on "Heads and No Heads"; on a table before him and on a shelf to the left are several busts identified by numb... more

The north star

The north star

Print shows Lord Bute seated on clouds from behind which project rays of the sun, he holds a cat-o'-nine-tails in one hand, a purse in the other, his feet rest on an open volume of "the Laws of England". To his... more

The ever-memorable peace-makers settling their accounts

The ever-memorable peace-makers settling their accounts

Print shows the Duke of Bedford, the Earl of Bute, and Lord Holland portrayed as a fox, with the Devil behind him, seated at a table. Lord Holland writes in a ledger labeled "Unacd Millions".

The Chevalier D'--n producing his evidence against certain persons

The Chevalier D'--n producing his evidence against certain persons

Print shows opposing groups of government officials; Chevalier D'Eon, portrayed as an ape, vomits on Lord Bute who stands before other members of the Duke of Grafton's ministry and astride the Earl of Hillsboro... more

The machine to go without asses

The machine to go without asses

Print shows George III and Liberty riding in a carriage labeled "Magna Charta" as it passes over the Duke of Grafton, the Earl of Bute, Lord Holland, and Lord Mansfield.

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English Liberty

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English ...

Print shows King John seated at a small table outside his tent, signing Magna Carta, behind him stand by two bishops. Four men are pulling a rope, the "thread of English Liberty", which is attached to King John... more

[Hibernia in distress]

[Hibernia in distress]

Print shows Hibernia, a woman representing Ireland, lying on the floor holding a broken harp, Lord Townshend is holding her down with his left foot; on the left, Lord North reaches into a money bag labeled with... more

The right honourable William Pitt, Earl of Chatham

The right honourable William Pitt, Earl of Chatham

Print shows William Pitt, bust portrait; medallion above eight lines of verse. Title from item. Illus. in: Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, .... Boston : 1772, title page (cover). Published in: The American Revol... more

The mitred minuet

The mitred minuet

Print shows four Anglican bishops joining hands and dancing around a copy of the "Quebec Bill" which lies at their feet, on the left, Lord Bute, playing the bagpipes, and Lord North stand with another minister ... more

Virtual representation, 1775

Virtual representation, 1775

Print shows Lord Bute aiming a blunderbuss at a man representing colonial America; a member of Parliament, pointing at the American, tells Bute "I give you that man's money for my use", to which the American re... more

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc.

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc.

Print shows King George III, speechless (his caption balloon is empty), seated on the right in a high-backed chair at a table, with Lord North seated opposite presenting a paper to the King that states "for the... more

The Scotch Butchery, Boston, 1775

The Scotch Butchery, Boston, 1775

Print shows Lords Bute and Mansfield conferring, to their right stands Simon Fraser and Lord Wedderburn, "Deputies" to the aforenamed. On the far right are soldiers wearing Highland dress (of the 71st Regiment ... more

The thistle reel

The thistle reel

Print shows Lords Bute, North, and Mansfield dancing around a large thistle entwined with a garter ribbon bearing the motto "Honi soit qui mal y pense"; Mansfield is holding the "Quebec Bill" in his left hand. ... more

The state blacksmiths forging fetters for the Americans

The state blacksmiths forging fetters for the Americans

Print shows the interior of a blacksmith's shop with Lord Mansfield forging the links to a chain, Lord North standing to the left holding lorgnette and, in his right hand, a paper "An act for prohibiting all tr... more

The wise men of Gotham and their goose

The wise men of Gotham and their goose

Print shows Lord Bute, with sword raised, about to cut the head off the goose "who laid each day an egg of gold" representing British policies toward the American colonies. A corpulant bishop is sitting in the ... more

The conference between the brothers how to get rich

The conference between the brothers how to get rich

Print shows Admiral Richard Howe and General William Howe seated at a table discussing how to profit from the war in America. The Devil stands between them and answers their question, "... [H]ow shall we get ri... more

Hugh, Earl Percy

Hugh, Earl Percy

Print shows Hugh Percy, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; medallion on pedestal with nameplate. Title from item. Illus. in: The history of America, from its discovery by Columbus to the conclusion of t... more

Miss L--n [and] the martial lover

Miss L--n [and] the martial lover

Cameo portraits of a young woman, Miss L--n (who became his mistress) and Charles Stanhope, Earl Harrington, who is depicted wearing a military uniform; in ovals with ribbons at top. Title from item. Illus. in:... more

La folie des deux partis, où vue politique de l'etat et de la nation Anglaise, avec les senateurs en personnes

La folie des deux partis, où vue politique de l'etat et de la nation A...

Print shows a wagon, driven by Lord Bute, mired in the mud, and several men, including an Anglican bishop, pushing the cart which is drawn by five mules labeled Weymouth, Richmond, Senechal, Germain, and North,... more

The botching taylor cutting his cloth to cover a button / John Simpson aqua forti.

The botching taylor cutting his cloth to cover a button / John Simpson...

Print shows George III sitting on a table with the Earl of Bute preparing to cut a piece of cloth labeled "Ireland Great Britain Hanover." Lord North is standing to the left holding a piece of cloth already cut... more

The birth-day ode* - as it was preformed before his M--, on the 4th of June, by the Royal Band

The birth-day ode* - as it was preformed before his M--, on the 4th of...

Print shows three musicians, Lord Sandwich on kettle drums, Lord North on violin, and Lord Germain on flute, accompanied by four singers as they present "The distresses of the nation: an ode performed in honor ... more

The right honble. Fredk. Earl of Carlisle, Lord lieutt. of the Kingdom of Ireland

The right honble. Fredk. Earl of Carlisle, Lord lieutt. of the Kingdom...

Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle, half-length portrait, facing right, in oval topped with ribbon.

Richd. Lord Viscount Howe rear admiral of the White and commander in chief of the fleet in N. America

Richd. Lord Viscount Howe rear admiral of the White and commander in c...

Print shows Richard Howe, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing left and pointing to the left. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, between Great Br... more

Earl Mansfield

Earl Mansfield

Print shows William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, wearing wig and parliamentary robe; in oval.

The R. Hon'ble. Earl of Dartmouth

The R. Hon'ble. Earl of Dartmouth

William Legge, 2nd Earl of Dartmouth, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; in oval topped with ribbon and bow. Illus. in: The London magazine. London : Printed by C. Ackers for J. Wilford [etc.], 1780 Oct... more

General Grey / Pollard sc.

General Grey / Pollard sc.

Print shows General Sir Charles Grey, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform, in oval.

Argus

Argus

Print shows George III seated in a chair asleep, on the left stands a judge (possibly the Earl of Mansfield) with his left hand on the crown, behind the throne stands the Earl of Bute, speaking to Mansfield, he... more

By his majestys royal letters patent - the new invented method of punishing state criminals

By his majestys royal letters patent - the new invented method of puni...

Print shows Britannia drawn and quartered at a crossroad by ropes attached to three horses, one labeled "Tyranny" racing down the road "to America", another labeled "Venality" racing down the road "to Spain", a... more

Lord Loughborough

Lord Loughborough

Print shows Alexander Wedderburn, Lord Loughborough, Earl of Rosslyn, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile; in oval with sword and scale at top. Title from item. Illus. in: The London magazine, 1780 (Augu... more

The right honble. the Earl of Hillsborough

The right honble. the Earl of Hillsborough

Print shows Wills Hill, 1st Earl of Hillsborough, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval.

The right hon'ble. Lord Macartney

The right hon'ble. Lord Macartney

Print shows George Macartney, Earl Macartney, half-length portrait, facing right; in framed oval medallion with floral arrangement at top.

The Battle at La Hogue / painted by B. West, historical painter to His Majesty ; engraved by W. Woollett, engraver to His Majesty.

The Battle at La Hogue / painted by B. West, historical painter to His...

Print shows engagement of British, Dutch, and French fleets in the battle at La Hogue (Barfleur, France), in the English Channel, with close combat in row boats in the foreground. Title from item. At head of ti... more

The state nurses

The state nurses

Print shows the Earl of Mansfield, seated, and the Earl of Sandwich keeping watch over the British lion asleep in a cradle around which are four barking dogs labeled "Holland", "America" who is urinating on a p... more

Lord Camden

Lord Camden

Charles Pratt, Lord Camden, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Illus. in: The London magazine, 1781 (December), opp. p. 555. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of ... more

Lord Viscount Howe / Angus sculp.

Lord Viscount Howe / Angus sculp.

Print shows Richard Howe, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, wearing uniform, in oval on pedestal.

The Earl of Shelburne

The Earl of Shelburne

Print shows William Petty, Lord Shelburne, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left; in oval on pedestal with nameplate.

The catch singers

The catch singers

Print shows Lord North, on the right, Lord Germain, and Lord Sandwich (or Richard Howe) sitting around a table, with William Howe standing at the end of the table on the left; they are toasting their financial ... 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

Earl Temple

Earl Temple

Print shows George Grenville, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right; medallion with ribbon at top, on pedestal. Title from item. Illus. in: The Westminster magazine, 1782 (September), opp. p. 449. ... more

The royal hunt, or a prospect of the year 1782 / South Briton fecit ; North Briton invt.

The royal hunt, or a prospect of the year 1782 / South Briton fecit ; ...

Print shows Lord Sandwich playing a fiddle, sitting between two courtesans, to the left, Lord North yawns while sitting on a sack, behind them are Rigby, Amherst, and Germain. To the right of this party is stan... more

Paradice lost

Paradice lost

Print shows Charles James Fox with a handful of switches driving four old ministers (possibly lords North, Germain, Sandwich), and Lord Bute from paradise.

Lord Howe

Lord Howe

Print shows Richard Howe, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing slightly right, in oval. Title from item. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial history of the... more

Wonders wonders wonders & wonders - dedicated to the wonderfull wonderfull wonderer

Wonders wonders wonders & wonders - dedicated to the wonderfull wonder...

Print shows Britannia and America, several British ministers, and King George III, they appear as couples shaking hands, except for the central figure of three. Standing on the left is Britannia with the Britis... more

The surrender of Earl Cornwallis (Lieutenant-General of the British Army in North America) to General Washington & Count DeRochambeau, on the 19th of Octr. 1781 - whereby the posts of York-Town & Gloucester in Virginia, were then given up to the combined forces of America & France / Hamilton delin. ; Thornton sculp.

The surrender of Earl Cornwallis (Lieutenant-General of the British Ar...

Print shows General Charles O'Hara, representing General Cornwallis, handing sword to George comte de Rochambeau who is standing with George Washington.

Pro bono publico - the public cluster in terrorem / WD.

Pro bono publico - the public cluster in terrorem / WD.

Print shows a grapevine twisted about a gibbet from which hangs a pendulous bunch of grapes with the faces of various British ministers, the most prominent being that of Charles James Fox, with Lord North sligh... more

Lord Howe

Lord Howe

Print shows Richard Howe, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, wearing hat and uniform, medallion on pedestal with nameplate. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, an... more

The fair American [and] Old Nauticus

The fair American [and] Old Nauticus

Print shows cameo portraits of an American widow and an old naval officer thought to be Lord Richard Howe.

The sour prospect before us, or The ins throwing up State --.

The sour prospect before us, or The ins throwing up State --.

"Ministers, seven isolated figures, vomit copiously at the prospect of being turned out...." (Source: George)

Noah's Ark improved, or an attempt to land in the teeth of the wind

Noah's Ark improved, or an attempt to land in the teeth of the wind

A British satire on Charles Stanhope's Toleration Bill of 1789 which was an attempt to remove the yoke of religious obligations on persons seeking public office (cf. Test and Corporation Acts). Despite the fact... more

The prophet of the Hebrews, the prince of peace conducting the Jews to the Promis'd-Land / Js Gy,  des. et fec.

The prophet of the Hebrews, the prince of peace conducting the Jews to...

Print showing Richard Brothers holding a Bible turned to Book of Revelations, carrying on his back a "Bundle of the Elect" containing Charles James Fox, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Charles Stanhope, and Lord La... more

John Erskine, Earl of Marr [sic] / Sir Geoffrey Kneller, pinxt; Page, sculpt.

John Erskine, Earl of Marr [sic] / Sir Geoffrey Kneller, pinxt; Page, ...

John Erskine, half-length portrait, facing front, wearing armor and wig.

John Scott, First Earl of Eldon to Rufus King, October 9, 1801. With Conference Note.

John Scott, First Earl of Eldon to Rufus King, October 9, 1801. With C...

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True reform of Parliament,--i.e.--patriots lighting a revolutionary-bonfire in new Palace Yard / Js. Gillray, inv. & fect.

True reform of Parliament,--i.e.--patriots lighting a revolutionary-bo...

Print shows Sir Francis Burdett making a speech and waving a bonnet rouge shaped like a fool's cap as Horne Tooke lights on fire a pile of acts and charters, as well as a Bible, with a flaming baton labeled "Se... more

The spirit of the book - or anticipation of the year 1813

The spirit of the book - or anticipation of the year 1813

A satire on the pending publication of "The Book" part of a campaign to attack the Regent through his wife, showing a figure, draped in white, supporting on outstretched arms the open pages of a huge book. He s... more