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Topic: england

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Britons! Your country needs you / Printed by Saunders & Cullingham, 2 & 3 Burgon Street, Carter Lane, London, E.C.
Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn at Cardinal Wolsey's - from the original painting in the collection of Mr. John Wolfe, New York / C.T. von Piloty, pinx. ; gravure Goupil & Co.

Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn at Cardinal Wolsey's - from the original pa...

Print shows King Henry VIII seated with Anne Boleyn in the left foreground and Cardinal Wolsey with other members of the court at a gathering in the background.

The Birth fygures

The Birth fygures

Woman's stool (birthing chair), fetus in uterus, feet down, and fetus in uterus, head down, latter marked "This is the naturall and best way of birth".

[Mining methods in 16th Century England]

[Mining methods in 16th Century England]

Water wheel powering pulley mechanism above mine shaft. Book 6, p. 155.

[Mining methods in 16th Century England]

[Mining methods in 16th Century England]

Cutaway sectioned view of large vertical mine shaft, with machinery powered by water wheel. Book 6, p. 145.

The fumbler's clubb

The fumbler's clubb

Print shows a group of men, a nursemaid and a housemaid admiring a "baby" which is actually a cat wrapped in swaddling. Text under image is satire of man, unable to father children, who thinks a cat is his child.

Mr. Hobson, obyt ano 1630, vixit annos 86 / J. Payne fecit.

Mr. Hobson, obyt ano 1630, vixit annos 86 / J. Payne fecit.

Print shows half-length portrait of Thomas Hobson, standing, facing front holding a money bag. Hobson was a weathly mail carrier from Cambridge, England, known for establishing the phrase "Hobson's choice."

A contented cuckold in the new fashion

A contented cuckold in the new fashion

Print shows a half-length portrait of a cuckold counting his wealth in the form of jewelry that his unfaithful wife receives as gifts from her suitors; through a window in the upper right corner can be seen the... more

A Garden bean in one lobe of wch. the seminal root is layed bare, the radical cut transversly, [and] a piece of ye true skin

A Garden bean in one lobe of wch. the seminal root is layed bare, the ...

Cross-section of a bean based on microscope examination.

Axiomata sive leges motus

Axiomata sive leges motus

Newton's three laws of motion and diagram of parallelogram, in chapter entitled Axiomata sive leges Motus.

Animalium tabula generalis

Animalium tabula generalis

Animal classification chart by John Ray.

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.

King Henry the Vth / E. Lutterell delin. ; P. Vanderbanck sculp.

King Henry the Vth / E. Lutterell delin. ; P. Vanderbanck sculp.

Bust portrait of King Henry V, right profile, in oval.

The royal Portuguez : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1709 /

The royal Portuguez : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's bir...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fifteen couplet dan... more

The royall gailliarde : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1710 /

The royall gailliarde : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's b...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fifteen couplet dan... more

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.

The rigadoon royal : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1711 /

The rigadoon royal : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The eight couplet dance... more

New river water

New river water

Man carrying 2 buckets of water on yoke.

Oh--You shall see, vat you shall see

Oh--You shall see, vat you shall see

Illustration showing London street crier talking to two children, who are looking into a peepshow box.

The royal Ann : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1712 /

The royal Ann : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The eight couplet dance... more

The Pastorall : Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1713 /

The Pastorall : Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet natation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composted by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fourteen couplet d... more

The Godolphin : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1714 /

The Godolphin : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The five couplet dance ... more

Lycopersicon, apples of love

Lycopersicon, apples of love

Tomato in bud, full fruit, and section.

A touch of the times

A touch of the times

Print shows a woman playing cards with a monkey dressed as a man, two figures in masquerade attend to them, above and in the background are a musician, a man and a woman, and a cuckold, also seated is an owl sm... more

Capt. Edward England

Capt. Edward England

Portrait of England standing on shore with burning ship in background.

Marriage à la mode--the toilette scene / invented painted & published by Wm. Hogarth ; engraved by S. Ravenet.

Marriage à la mode--the toilette scene / invented painted & published ...

Several persons engaged in conversation in a lady's boudoir.

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.

Whipping John of Islington

Whipping John of Islington

Print shows an interior view of a room in which a man holds a bare-bottomed woman with a pained look on her face on his back as another woman holds up the woman's dress and points to her naked backside; a man, ... more

The burning of the Crisis

The burning of the Crisis

People burning a broadside entitled the Crisis.

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.

The assemble or conversation a la mode / Hune scp.

The assemble or conversation a la mode / Hune scp.

Well-dressed English people socializing.

The prodigals nurse, or modern heir / M. Iackson, invt. ; Boitard sculpt.

The prodigals nurse, or modern heir / M. Iackson, invt. ; Boitard scul...

Print shows an interior view of a room in which a dapperly dressed young man, "Booby Squander, Esq.", turns over the deed to the family estate, his inheritance, to a money lender, the usurer "Solomon Thrifty", ... more

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