Print shows the interior of a temple, a Native bowing on one knee and presenting a map to a female figure (Liberty?) sitting on a throne on a pedestal and holding a long staff topped with a liberty cap; a cheru... more
Print shows an allegorical scene with four female figures, representing the continents (from l. to r.) Asia, Europe, Africa, and America, approaching a seated female figure with wings writing in an open volume ... more
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.
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.
The artist registers the widespread American sympathy with certain revolutionary movements in Europe. More specifically, the print extols Louis Kossuth, the Hungarian patriot who led an 1848 revolt against the... more
Composite of seven illustrations showing: Aspinwall, New Granada, Central America; Honolulu, Hawaii, Sandwich Islands; Panama, New Granada, Central America; snow shed on the Central Pacific Railroad; map of the... more
Drawing shows the outline of a town's buildings. The town is located on the edge of water, where there is a rowboat and sailboat. A sketchy outline of the same image is below and upside down. The location may be Europe.
Print shows a group of explorers of the polar regions, representing discovery and exploration, floating on an ice floe, they may all be on the verge of death; weighing judgement are James G. Bennett of the New ... more
Illustration shows a scene in a dark forest with a group of men labeled "Irish Invincibles, Nihilists, Austrian Socialists, German Artisans, Republicans, Fanatical Irredentists, [and] Black Hand" carrying torch... more
Print shows the American upper class on the left and the European nobility on the right, beneath their family trees, with such ancestors as, on the left, "Skin Trader, Money Lender, Slave Trader, Squatter, [and... more
Print shows a vignette cartoon showing a dignified and respected millionaire in familiar surroundings at home; and while traveling through major European cities, he is ignored, ridiculed, laughed at as the butt... more
Print shows Pope Leo XIII sitting between bust sculptures of William E. Gladstone labeled "Gladstone, the Great Commoner, 1809-1898" and Otto von Bismarck labeled "Bismarck, The Man of Blood and Iron, 1815-1898".
Print shows a gleeful Uncle Sam sitting with John Bull, who is a sailor representing England, and six figures representing "Spain", "Italy" (Umberto I), "Austria" (Franz Joseph I), "France", Germany (William II... more
Illustration shows a customs official ushering a royal tramp onboard a steamer, as a wealthy American woman, with thoughts of a royal wedding, holds up a bag full of money.