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Mr. Burchell's first visit

Mr. Burchell's first visit

Eight people seated around dining table in large kitchen.

[John Rodgers, the first Protestant martyr of Queen Mary's reign, being burnt at the stake in Smithfield Market, London, Feb. 14, 1554]

[John Rodgers, the first Protestant martyr of Queen Mary's reign, bein...

Includes woodcut on one page and text on opposite page.

Monday after the "Great St. Leger." or Heroes of the turf paying & recieving [sic] at Tattersalls / drawn & engraved by R. Cruikshank.

Monday after the "Great St. Leger." or Heroes of the turf paying & rec...

Quadrangle at Tattersalls filled with groups of betting men including Mr. Tanfield, Lord Sefton, Col. Hylton Jolliffe, Sir L. Skeffington, and John Gully, the ex-pugilist. A Jewish man sells wares from a basket... more

Bird's-eye view of Fowler's market from the south-east

Bird's-eye view of Fowler's market from the south-east

Print shows Charles Fowler's plan for Covent Garden, ca. 1830.

A New method of Macarony making as practised at Boston / copied on stone by D. C. Johnston from a print published in London 1774.

A New method of Macarony making as practised at Boston / copied on sto...

Print shows two American revolutionaries tarring and feathering the tax collector. In the background, a gallows.

The Bostons paying the excise-man or tarring & feathering / copied on stone by D. C. Johnston from a print published in London 1774.

The Bostons paying the excise-man or tarring & feathering / copied on ...

Print shows a mob pouring tea into the mouth of a Loyalist who has been tarred and feathered. Behind the group, on the right, is the "Liberty Tree" from which hangs a noose and a sign "Stamp Act" written upside... more

The new London bridge, as it appeared on Monday, August 1st, 1831, at the ceremony of opening by their Majesties

The new London bridge, as it appeared on Monday, August 1st, 1831, at ...

Print shows balloon possibly piloted by British balloonist Charles Green ascending over New London Bridge on the occasion of its opening, August 31, 1831, witnessed by William IV, King of Great Britain. (Source... more

Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland / engraved by J. Cochran ; from the original of Vandyke.

Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland / engraved by J. Cochran ; from th...

Sir Henry Percy, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly left.

The gridiron "The honorable member solemnly declared in writing that when this country returned to cash payments he would suffer himself to be broiled upon a gridiron, now the country has returned to cash payments and I think the hon. member bound to undergo the consequences." Substance of C of Exchequer's speech upon bank charter / / H.B. ; A. Ducotes lithogy., 70 St. Martin's Lane.

The gridiron "The honorable member solemnly declared in writing that w...

Print shows John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer and Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet, leading William Cobbett to an oven as Thomas Spring Rice, 1st Baron Monteagle of Brandon, holds the gridiron.

Surry [sic] Zoological Gardens

Surry [sic] Zoological Gardens

Print shows pond and people walking at the Surrey Zoological Gardens, London, England, with a balloon ascending in the distance. Print commemorates the 17th anniversary of the birth of Princess Victoria, May 24... more

North east view of Westminster Abbey

North east view of Westminster Abbey

Print shows a street view of the northeast side of Westminster Abbey, with pedestrians on the promenade in the foreground.

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Next Tuesday, 24th July, grand day and evening fete, will be given in honor of the foreign ambassadors ...

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Next Tuesday, 24th July, grand day and evenin...

Text-only broadside announcing ascent of Charles Green's balloon "The "Royal Nassau" at the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London. Text also describes other activities including a fireworks display taking place at th... more

Sub treasurers meeting in England

Sub treasurers meeting in England

A satire on corruption among Tammany officeholders in New York, showing absconded former Collector of the Port Samuel Swartwout and federal District Attorney William M. Price in London. The massive fraud and em... more

Trip to Epsom

Trip to Epsom

Drawing shows crowds of people on horseback or in wagons and one stagecoach full of passengers in front of the classic screen at Hyde Park, London.

North-country mails at the Peacock, Islington / painted by James Pollard ; engraved by T. Sutherland.

North-country mails at the Peacock, Islington / painted by James Polla...

Print shows several passenger and mail coaches on street in front of the Peacock building in Islington, London, England.

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Grand day and evening fete, next Tuesday, August 7, 1838. Ascent of the Nassau Balloon, combined with the evening entertainments

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Grand day and evening fete, next Tuesday, Aug...

Broadside announcing Charles Green's ascension in the balloon "Nassau" from Vauxhall Gardens, London. Includes a picture of passengers in a balloon basket.

Night ascent. Royal Standard Tavern, pleasure grounds & tea gardens ... H. Brading, Proprietor ... has, at the solicitation of several scientific gentlemen, prevailed on Mr. Gypson, who will ... make an experimental trip, in the Royal Standard balloon, on Monday next, June 3, at ten o'clock at night! ...

Night ascent. Royal Standard Tavern, pleasure grounds & tea gardens .....

Text-only broadside announcing a balloon ascension at night by Richard Gypson from the Royal Standard Tavern, England, on June 3, 1839. In addition, "Mr. Blanchard, a descendant of the celebrated Mons. Blanchar... more

By permission and under the patronage of the worshipful the mayor ... Mr. Gypson, will make his 26th ascent, and first from Daventry on Monday, August 31st, 1840 ... with his magnificent silk balloon

By permission and under the patronage of the worshipful the mayor ... ...

Broadside announcing a balloon ascension by Richard Gypson from the Gas Works, Daventry, England, 1840. Includes a picture of a balloon in flight.

Banque, Bourse et palais du Lord Maire, Londres The bank, the exchange, Mansion House, London / / Tuonra [Arnout spelled backwards] ; dessiné et lith. par Jules Arnout ; imp. par Lemercier à Paris.

Banque, Bourse et palais du Lord Maire, Londres The bank, the exchange...

Print shows a view of the Tuileries Palace with the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel and a large plaza with pedestrians and carriages in the foreground.

The Norfolk Guards Quick Step, as performed by the Boston Brigade band...

The Norfolk Guards Quick Step, as performed by the Boston Brigade band...

Music cover, showing officer of the Norfolk Guards in dress uniform with sword.

Cooke's Circus, York Hotel, Nicolson St.

Cooke's Circus, York Hotel, Nicolson St.

Poster for Cooke's Circus showing three illustrations with text: a man on a trapeze(?), "Gulliver and the Lilliputians", and an animal act with animals in human situations.

New England Convention Bunker Hill. September 10TH. 1840

New England Convention Bunker Hill. September 10TH. 1840

Campaign badge produced for the New England Whig Convention in Boston, September 10-11, 1840. An aureole of light surrounds an oval bust portrait of Harrison, ringed by medallions of the arms of the states of... more

Exeter Hall, the great anti-slavery meeting, 1841 / T.H. Shepherd [delineator] ; H. Melville [printmaker].

Exeter Hall, the great anti-slavery meeting, 1841 / T.H. Shepherd [del...

Print shows interior of Exeter Hall filled with a large crowd for the Anti-slavery Society meeting, London, England.

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Juvenile fete, next Wednesday, 21st ...

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Juvenile fete, next Wednesday, 21st ...

Text-only broadside announcing a festival at Vauxhall Gardens, London, England, 1841?. Includes a list of the events and scheduled performances, including the release of the balloon "Fat Boy." "A great personag... more

Entry to the Strand from Charing Cross / T.S. Boys, del. et lith.

Entry to the Strand from Charing Cross / T.S. Boys, del. et lith.

Illustration showing people in London street. Signature on monument at right: "T.S. Boys, 1841."

Guildhall / T.S. Boys, del. et lithog.

Guildhall / T.S. Boys, del. et lithog.

Illustration showing interior of hall with people.

David Roberts R.A. / Day & Haghe lithrs. to the Queen ; drawn on stone from life by C. Baugniet, London.

David Roberts R.A. / Day & Haghe lithrs. to the Queen ; drawn on stone...

David Roberts, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing right.

Piccadilly, looking towards the city / T.S. Boys, del. et lith.

Piccadilly, looking towards the city / T.S. Boys, del. et lith.

Illustration showing people walking in square at corner of Old Bond St., public and commercial buildings.

Mansion House, Cheapside &c. / T. Shotter Boys, del. et lith.

Mansion House, Cheapside &c. / T. Shotter Boys, del. et lith.

Illustration showing people walking in London streets, public coach, and buildings seen from corner of Lombard Street.

Poisonous mushrooms ; Irritating poisons / By G. Spratt, surgeon, fellow of the Medico-Botanical Society of London, and one of the editors of the Flora medica ; Lithographed by G.E. Madeley, 3 Wellington St[ree]t, Strand.

Poisonous mushrooms ; Irritating poisons / By G. Spratt, surgeon, fell...

Illustration shows poisonous mushrooms, including Glutinous Agaric, Bulbous Agaric, Deadly Agaric, and Hy Amanita; and plants classified as irrigating poisons, including Meadow Saffron, Bear's Foot, Black Helle... more

The aerial steam carriage

The aerial steam carriage

Pictorial lettersheet shows British inventor William Samuel Henson's proposed steam powered flying machine in an imaginary flight over the Thames River, London, 1843. Attempts to fly a model of the aerial steam... more

Deputy

Deputy

Drawing shows a deputy collector, or civil servant, smoking as he leans on the back two legs of his chair, feet near a fireplace. Taylor traveled extensively in Europe between 1844 and his death in 1879.

Collector

Collector

Drawing shows a public documents civil servant asleep before a fireplace. He leans on the back two legs of his chair. Bayard Taylor made at extensive trips to Europe between 1844 his death in 1879.

[Title page and last page of Strange Phenomena of New England in the 17th Century including the "Salem Witchcraft, 1692", from the writing of Cotton Mather, New York, 1846]
Christmas tree at Windsor Castle / drawn by J.L. Williams.

Christmas tree at Windsor Castle / drawn by J.L. Williams.

Family around Christmas tree, depicted in an oval with border showing winter scenes and the fruits and animals of a bountiful harvest.

Les rois s'en vont-- bon voyage! / dessiné par Monta.

Les rois s'en vont-- bon voyage! / dessiné par Monta.

French cartoon about kings departing for the moon, possibly in reference to the end of monarchy in Europe. Print shows several balloons labeled "Service du roi" from Spain, Prussia, Denmark, Naples, etc., landi... more

Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved by E. A. Teulon, expressly to accompany the Pathfinder Railway Guide.

Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved by E. A....

Shows railroads in operation and some proposed lines. Indicates state boundaries, cities and towns, and main drainage.

A map of the New England states, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island & Connecticut with the adjacent parts of New York & Lower Canada; compiled and published by Nathan Hale, Boston, 1826.

A map of the New England states, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massac...

Detailed county and township map indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, roads, railroads, and railroad stations.

Railroad map of New England & eastern New York complied from the most authentic sources.

Railroad map of New England & eastern New York complied from the most ...

Shows county and township boundaries, and "Railroads completed, located and in progress."

The landing in England / W. Roberts.

The landing in England / W. Roberts.

Illustration showing Roman ships in harbor.

The fancy fair, Prince's Park, Liverpool, August, 1849 / John R. Isaac, draughtsman, lithographer & c.

The fancy fair, Prince's Park, Liverpool, August, 1849 / John R. Isaac...

Print shows a festival and balloon ascension during the campaign to raise funds in support of the Northern and Southern Hospitals in Liverpool, England, August 1849.

Combination railways

Combination railways

A man wearing a coronet, who resembles British Prime Minister, William Ewart Gladstone, touches the arm of a bearded man in a modest suit, carrying what may be a bag of tools. They stand before a ticket window... more

Houses of Parliament / Pearson sc.

Houses of Parliament / Pearson sc.

Print shows Palace of Westminster, meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, on the banks of the Thames River.

Slavery as it exists in America. Slavery as it exists in England

Slavery as it exists in America. Slavery as it exists in England

A challenge to the Northern abolitionist view of the institution of slavery, favorably contrasting the living conditions of American slaves (above) with the lot of the industrial poor in England (below). The fi... more

"Epurator" machine for cleaning cotton

"Epurator" machine for cleaning cotton

Photograph shows cotton being cleaned through machinery; cotton in case on display.

Cotton machinery

Cotton machinery

Photograph shows large cotton machine on display.

Model house for families

Model house for families

Photograph shows exterior of building.

Cremorne Gardens ... Grand Victoria fete in honour of the Inauguration of the Exhibition of All Nations, by Her Majesty, on Thursday, May 1st, 1851 ...

Cremorne Gardens ... Grand Victoria fete in honour of the Inauguration...

Broadside announcing an inaugural festival for the Exhibition of All Nations, London, England, 1851. Includes a picture of the balloon "Erin-go-Bragh" to publicize an ascent by balloonist John Hampton during th... more

View of west end of building

View of west end of building

Photograph shows exterior view of Crystal Palace building.

View of transept, looking south

View of transept, looking south

Photograph shows general view of transept with fountain and statues; large tree in the background.

Lathe for railway wheels

Lathe for railway wheels

Photograph shows lathe machinery.

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall ... this day, Monday, May 5th, a balloon ascent will positively take place by the veteran Green, in the Royal Nassau balloon ...

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall ... this day, Monday, May 5th, a balloon ascen...

Text-only broadside announcing ascensions by Charles Green in his balloon "Royal Nassau" and Hugh Bell, in his "patent locomotive balloon" from the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London, England, May 1851. Text also... more

Agricultural implements

Agricultural implements

Photograph shows three pieces of farm equipment: a cultivator, cart, and a harrow.

Locomotive engine

Locomotive engine

Photograph shows locomotive engine on display.

General view from transept, looking west

General view from transept, looking west

Photograph shows interior of Crystal Palace with large sculptures and other exhibit items on display.

View of western nave

View of western nave

Photograph shows Crystal Palace interior.

Agriclutural implements

Agriclutural implements

Photograph shows pieces of farm equipment: plows.

Glass fountain

Glass fountain

Photograph shows water spouting from large glass fountain in center of exhibit hall.

This drawing is by Major John Andre of the British Army, when a prisoner, & living in my Fathers family in Lancaster, during the War of the Revolution

This drawing is by Major John Andre of the British Army, when a prison...

Print shows at top a dwelling in a country setting, possibly a farmhouse, with gate and fence in the foreground; includes text which tells about Major André, the origin of the drawing, and the context in which ... more

View of transept, looking north

View of transept, looking north

Photograph shows a slightly elevated view of transept with fountain and statues; large tree in the background.

View of eastern nave

View of eastern nave

Photograph shows a slightly elevated view of the interior of the Crystal Palace exhibit hall with various items on display and international flags hanging from balcony railings.

Allegorical sculpture group of the City of Paris imploring heaven to take away the plague of cholera

Allegorical sculpture group of the City of Paris imploring heaven to t...

Photograph shows sculpture of woman sitting with sickly child and elderly man leaning against her.

A scene of scenes for the year 1853

A scene of scenes for the year 1853

Cartoon showing king on pedestal leaning on tablet of 10 commandments, at bottom of which lies broken statue of queen; hanged man, and people with various disagreements in square in front of St. Paul's, London.

Colonel Wood & Major Stuart Wortley on the staff of Sir Richard England

Colonel Wood & Major Stuart Wortley on the staff of Sir Richard Englan...

Three officers, one sitting and two standing, in front of stone building.