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[Un officier allemand portant un drapeau, accompagné d'un tambour, d'un fifre et de deux soldats] / DH.

[Un officier allemand portant un drapeau, accompagné d'un tambour, d'u...

Five German soldiers, one carrying a sword, one playing the fife, a drummer whose drum bears Hopfer's initials, one carrying a flag, and one carrying a halberd.

Acorus calamus

Acorus calamus

Sweet flag or sweet rush plant with wading bird; and surrounding text. Woodcut illus. and text in: Herbarius latinus. Venice : S. Bevilaqua, 1499. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Wash... more

Ensign, drummer and piper

Ensign, drummer and piper

Copy in reverse after B. Beham. Engraving by Hans Sebald Beham, 1500-1550. Bartscht 198, Pauli 201 (1st state), Hollstein 201. Signed with monogram and dated on plate. Coll. mark of Hubbard Coll. (Lugt Suppl. 1... more

[A standard bearer holding the banner of his regiment] / H. Goltzius fc.

[A standard bearer holding the banner of his regiment] / H. Goltzius f...

Title from shelflist card. Bartsch, 125. Hubbard Collection.

S. Salvador

S. Salvador

Print shows a birds-eye view of ships flying Dutch flags approaching the harbor Baya de Todos os Sanctos to the entrance of Salvador in Brazil. In May 1624, Dutch forces captured the town of Salvador in Brazil.... more

Entwerffung von Eroberung der Stadt Olinda so in der Hauptmansschaft Pharnambuco gelegen, vnd durch den Edlen Gestrengen vnd Manhafften Herrn Heinrich Cornelius Lonck, Generaln zu Wasser vnd Herrn Colonell Wartenburg zu Land eingenommen, Welche Eygentlich abgebildet vnd mit dem Jagd Schiff, der Braeck genannt überschicket worden

Entwerffung von Eroberung der Stadt Olinda so in der Hauptmansschaft P...

Print shows birds-eye view of the harbor and the hillside city of Olinda in Brazil in 1630. Shown are ships entering along the coast flying Dutch flags, flames visible in the background, troops and scenic backg... more

[A portolan chart of the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent continents].

[A portolan chart of the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent continents].

Also shows the southeast Pacific Ocean, the southwest Indian Ocean, as well as the continents of South America, Africa, Europe, and portions of North America and Asia. Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied b... more

L' Escalette Le Clerc f

L' Escalette Le Clerc f

Print shows the siege and bombardment of the fortified city of Messina or Taormina, Sicily, between 1674 and 1676 by the "Duc de Vivonne" commander of the fleet seen in the bay, and from batteries on the top of... more

Gründliche Vorstellung und Beschreibung der Stadt und Vestung Erla nebst denen Accords-Puncten welche von Ih. Kays. Maj. eigenhändig unterschrieben worden

Gründliche Vorstellung und Beschreibung der Stadt und Vestung Erla neb...

Print shows a birds-eye view of troops in formation outside of the walled city and fortress of Eger, Hungary. Includes panorama view of the landscape in the distance beyond the town. In the middle ground are tr... more

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on Piseatagua [sic] River in yr. province of New Hampshire on the continent of America

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on P...

Drawing shows Fort William and Mary on the Piscataqua River with surrounding landscape and buildings in "the town of New Castle on the Great Island"; many features are identified by letter with corresponding ke... more

Die durch Siegreiche Waffen der Hohen Alliirten eroberte Flandrische Vestung Dovay Ao. 1710, vom 4. Maj. bis 25. Iun I. A. Thelott, del ; C. Remshard, sculp

Die durch Siegreiche Waffen der Hohen Alliirten eroberte Flandrische V...

Birds-eye view print shows the walled city and fortress of Douai, France under siege between May 4 and June 25, 1710. Includes views of the city's church towers, soldiers firing cannons at the city, and smoke r... more

An exact prospect of Charlestown, the metropolis of the province of South Carolina

An exact prospect of Charlestown, the metropolis of the province of So...

Print shows a view of the waterfront at Charleston harbor, Charleston, South Carolina, with several ships and small boats in the harbor and men, some with fishing nets, standing on a bit of land in the lower le... more

Shah Allum in distress

Shah Allum in distress

"A design in two compartments illustrating an article in Biblical phraseology, 'The First Chapter of the Book of Kings' and 'The Lamentations'. In the upper part is depicted a meeting of the General Court of th... more

Charles Lee, Esq'r. - major general of the Continental Army in America / Thomlinson pinxt.

Charles Lee, Esq'r. - major general of the Continental Army in America...

Print shows Charles Lee, three-quarter length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing slightly left, gesturing with right hand, cannon firing in the background next to flag "An Appeal to Heaven." T... more

Commodore Hopkins, commander in chief of the American Fleet

Commodore Hopkins, commander in chief of the American Fleet

Print shows Esek Hopkins, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing front, with sword drawn during naval engagement; ships in background display "Dont tread upon me" and "Liberty Tree - A... more

Bunkers Hill or America's head dress

Bunkers Hill or America's head dress

Print shows a half-length portrait of a woman, right profile, with exaggerated coiffure supporting three redoubts with infantry and artillery firing at close range, tents, an artillery train, and a sea battle i... more

The death of General Wolfe, to the lovers of little things and cheap-buyers this plate is earnestly recommended and dedicated painted by B. West, Hist. Painter to King of England ; engraved by P. Somebody

The death of General Wolfe, to the lovers of little things and cheap-b...

Print shows General James Wolfe, wounded, lying on the ground in the arms of his officers and Dr. Thomas Hinde, during the Battle of Quebec; other officers and a Native gather nearby, as a runner approaches wit... more

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

Print shows a female figure as the Mud Island fortress, Fort Mifflin, with two flags on her bonnet, astride a cannon firing on the British warship "Isis"; also show the "Somerset", "Roebuck", "Eagle", and the "... more

Carte detaillée des possessions Angloises dans l'Amerique Septentrionale ... / E. Voysard sc.

Carte detaillée des possessions Angloises dans l'Amerique Septentriona...

Print shows a cartouche on a map with man leaning on a cannon against a backdrop of flags and banners. Title from item. Illus. in: Carte detaillée des possessions angloises dans l'Amerique Septentrionale, const... more

Horatio Gates Esqr., major general of the American forces

Horatio Gates Esqr., major general of the American forces

Print shows Horatio Gates, three-quarter length portrait, facing left, wearing uniform, standing at table in tent, with tents and a flag with horizontal stripes in the background. Title from item. Catalogue of ... more

[Emblematical print adapted to the times]

[Emblematical print adapted to the times]

Print shows Britannia conferring with Neptune over the upstart America; they sit on the shore, presumably of England, and point to a man seated on the opposite shore holding a striped flag with 26 (13 white and... more

Carte du théatre de la guerre entre les anglais et les Américains / dressée ... par M. Brion de la Tour.

Carte du théatre de la guerre entre les anglais et les Américains / dr...

Print shows cartouche with a Native wearing feathered headdress and skirt reclining against wall which bears title inscription; flags, banners, and shield on his right, trees in the background. Title from item.... more

Les Anglois molestes et chatiees

Les Anglois molestes et chatiees

Print shows 1. a beaming sun with fleur-de-lis shining on 2. a man who resembles George Washington, wearing military uniform and hat labeled "Congress" and "Washington," holding a raised lash in his right hand ... more

Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, July 23, 1779, Request to Send Letter to Mr. Battora in New York under Flag of Truce

Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, July 23, 1779, Request to Send ...

Request to Send Letter to Mr. Battora in New York under Flag of Truce

Carte du théatre dela guerre actuel entre les Anglais et les Trieze Colonies Unies de l'Amerique Septentrionale / dressée par J. B. Eliot, aide de camp du Général Washington ...

Carte du théatre dela guerre actuel entre les Anglais et les Trieze Co...

Print shows title cartouche and ornament; flags and ordnance frame title as troops engage in battle before burning town. Title from item. Illus. in: Carte du théatre de la guerre actuel entre les Anglais et les... more

St. Lucia in the West Indies taken possession of by Admiral Barrington Monsieur de Micoud and the inhabitants having capitulated the 30th of December, 1778, being the day after Count d'Estaign left the island much disconcerted / Hamilton delin. ; Thornton sculp.

St. Lucia in the West Indies taken possession of by Admiral Barrington...

Print shows six ships in line flying the French flag, however, appears to be disembarking British troops who are about to take possession of the island after the French have withdrawn. Title from item. Engraved... more

Dominion of the sea

Dominion of the sea

Print shows Britannia in a boat with a fox on the prow at anchor in "Portland Road"; she is holding a staff with the banner of St. George and the British flag, and an olive branch in her right hand, her shield ... more

St. Lucia in the West Indies taken possession of by Admiral Barrington, Monsieur de Micoud and the inhabitants having capitulated the 30th of December, 1778, being the day after Count d'Estaign left the island much disconcerted Hamilton delin. ; Thornton sculp

St. Lucia in the West Indies taken possession of by Admiral Barrington...

Print shows six ships in line flying the French flag, however, appears to be disembarking British troops who are about to take possession of the island after the French have withdrawn. At the bottom, shows an o... more

[Woman stands in the basket of a balloon holding flags]

[Woman stands in the basket of a balloon holding flags]

Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

George Washington commander in chief of ye armies of ye United States of America / engraved by W. Sharp, from an original picture.

George Washington commander in chief of ye armies of ye United States ...

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military uniform; in oval with olive branch on the right, a rattlesnake and liberty cap at top, and flags and cannon bar... more

A view of the several flags which the following nations bear at sea ...

A view of the several flags which the following nations bear at sea .....

Print shows twenty flags of the major world powers. Illus. in: Bailey's Pocket Almanack for 1785 (Phila. 1784). Reference copy may be in LOT 4703. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Ca... more

Prise de l'Isle de la Grenade gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Impériale et Royale de Vienne &c

Prise de l'Isle de la Grenade gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Impéria...

Print shows a French invasion force, under the command of Admiral Charles Hector, comte D'Estaing, capturing an artillery battery abandoned by a small contingent of British soldiers on the island of Grenada in ... more

Coalition arms / JN: 1784.

Coalition arms / JN: 1784.

Print shows Lord North and Charles James Fox standing with a large escutcheon between them which rests on the back of George III. North is holding a flag in his right hand inscribed "Coalition" with two demons ... more

[Arms of the British forces]

[Arms of the British forces]

Print shows British arms with drum and flag as title page ornament. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commencing in 1775 and ending in 1783 / John Andrews... more

The Hibernian attempt

The Hibernian attempt

Print shows George III sitting on a throne with Edward Thurlow and William Pitt standing next to him; he is wearing half a crown on his head, on the left, an African wearing a feathered headdress and holding a ... more

Thunder, lightning and smoke, or, the wind shifted from the north to the east

Thunder, lightning and smoke, or, the wind shifted from the north to t...

Print shows Sir Philip Francis(?) standing, facing right, with dagger in left hand, on the far right, Warren Hastings, wearing a turban, is standing amid bags of money beneath a flag "India Preserved" and again... more

[Scenes relating to the life of Charles IV, King of Spain]

[Scenes relating to the life of Charles IV, King of Spain]

Print shows forty-eight numbered scenes relating to the life of Charles IV, King of Spain. In image number forty-one, a man in a balloon is waving a flag to commemorate the accession of Charles IV as King of Sp... more

[Cartouche showing cherubs celebrating the founding of the new nation] / Cornelius Tiebout sculp.

[Cartouche showing cherubs celebrating the founding of the new nation]...

Print shows cherubs unrolling a scroll inscribed "New Map of the States of Georgia South and North Carolina Virginia and Maryland including the Spanish Provinces of West and East Florida from the latest surveys... more

Par moy vous êtes tous freres

Par moy vous êtes tous freres

Print shows on the right, a woman, "la réligion" (possibly representing the Virgin Mary), labeled no. 1, standing, holding a cross illuminated by the sun, on the left, a cluster of figures includes an angel-lik... more

Washington

Washington

Print shows George Washington, possibly at the time of inauguration, stepping on a flag with the crest of England on it.

Don Dismallo running the literary gantlet

Don Dismallo running the literary gantlet

Print shows Edmund Burke in fools dress receiving lashes on his bare back as he runs a gauntlet of his peers which also includes Justice holding a sword, and Liberty, with staff topped with a liberty cap, who h... more

L'Attaque de la constitution

L'Attaque de la constitution

Cartoon showing clergy, nobility, and fugitive counterrevolutionaries, carrying flags labeled "Vive la noblesse et le Clerge", "Lettre Pastorale", and "Voincre ou Courir", attacking a rock, identified as the "C... more

La Contre revolution

La Contre revolution

Cartoon showing clergy, nobility, and fugitive counterrevolutionaries, who were against the reforms of the revolution, walking in procession along the Rhine River toward a man, on the left, holding a paper that... more

[Title page and frontispiece to Jean-Pierre Blanchard's Journal of my forty-fifth ascension..., showing a balloon with a man holding an American flag]

[Title page and frontispiece to Jean-Pierre Blanchard's Journal of my ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Journal of my forty-fifth ascension : being the first performed in America, on the ninth of January, 1793. Philadelphia : Printed by Charles Cist ..., 1793. Title page... more

The death of the Great Wolf

The death of the Great Wolf

Close parody of West's painting, The Death of Wolfe, 1771, satirizing the passing of the Treason and Sedition Bills showing three officers supporting the mortally wounded Pitt (l. to r.): Burke, Pepper Arden an... more

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the British Navy

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the B...

Caricature showing a stout naval officer attacked by Lord Camelford, who says, "Give me satisfction, rascal! Draw your sword..." Captain Vancouver replies, "Murder! Murder! ..." The print may reflect the growin... more

Expérience du parachûte. Le 1er Brumaire an 6 (22 octobre 1797. v.f.) à 5h. 28m. du soir, le citoyen Garnerin, s'éleva à ballon perdu au parc de Monceau ... / Simon Petit, peintre, del. sculp.

Expérience du parachûte. Le 1er Brumaire an 6 (22 octobre 1797. v.f.) ...

Print shows André Jacques Garnerin, first man to descend in a parachute, standing in the gondola of his parachute waving a French flag after release from his balloon (shown deflated at left). His balloon had as... more

The desperate action between the Terrible and Vengeance, Dec. 1757 Smirke & Cleveley del. ; Slann sc

The desperate action between the Terrible and Vengeance, Dec. 1757 Smi...

Print shows a framed painting of the naval battle between the French privateer Vengeance and the British privateer Terrible; flags are draped over the frame at top and two sailors sit on the base of the pedesta... more

The narrows near New York 1798 / JFP.

The narrows near New York 1798 / JFP.

Drawing shows view from aboard a ship of another ship passing through the Narrows, pine covered hills with buildings flying the Union Jack, and of the harbor and Stapleton in the background (possibly after a pr... more

The narrows near New York 1798 / JFP.

The narrows near New York 1798 / JFP.

Drawing shows view from aboard a ship of other ships off the Narrows, with buildings along the shore, and Union Jack flags (possibly after a pre-Revolution drawing). Title from item.

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. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress)

Bénédiction des drapeaux de la Garde Nationale Parisienne a Notre Dame, le 27 Septmebre 1789 Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp

Bénédiction des drapeaux de la Garde Nationale Parisienne a Notre Dame...

Print shows the blessing of the flags of the National Guard of Paris in the Notre Dame Cathedral, at the beginning of the Revolution in 1789. Title from item. Illustration from: Collection complète des tableaux... more

Plan of Ternate : Dutch East Indies

Plan of Ternate : Dutch East Indies

Ms. topographic map of the town of Ternate (on Ternate Island, Dutch East Indies) showing streets, roads, fortifications, beaches, and gates across roads. Does not cover entire Ternate Island. Shows British fla... more

Geo: Washington Edwin sc

Geo: Washington Edwin sc

Print shows George Washington, bust portrait, facing right, in oval, with cannons, cannonballs, pistols, flags, a rifle, and a sword, with an eagle perched above, beneath 10 stars. Title from item. Library has ... more

Hornet sinking the Peacock

Hornet sinking the Peacock

Print shows the American warship Hornet sinking the HMS Peacock during battle on February 24, 1813, with sailors in rowboats, abandoning ship. In decorative border with anchors, American flags, ship rigging, an... more

Plan of Fort Meigs' and its environs : compricing [sic] the operations of the American forces, under Genl. W.H. Harrison, and the British Army and their allies, under Genl. Proctor and Tecumseh /

Plan of Fort Meigs' and its environs : compricing [sic] the operations...

Ms. pictorial map showing troop positions during the Siege of Fort Meigs, Perrysburg (Ohio), 1813. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Text, descriptive notes, and poem are mechanically printed on the sheet. Brittle, ... more

Peace

Peace

In an allegory of the Treaty of Ghent, signed on Dec. 24, 1814, Britannia and America hold olive branches before an altar. Sailors, holding British and American flags, hold an uninscribed banner; through drapes... more

Enterprise and Boxer

Enterprise and Boxer

Print shows the American warship Enterprise engaged in battle with HMS Boxer. In decorative border with anchors, American flags, ship rigging, an eagle, and cameo portraits of two ships. Title from item.

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham [sic] on the 8th of January 1815 / West del. ; J. Yeager sc.

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham [sic] on th...

Print shows the Battle of New Orleans from the British perspective, as British forces advance upon the earthworks or barricades from which the American forces, under the command of Andrew Jackson, repel the att... more

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham sic on the 8th of January 1815 West del. ; J. Yeager sc

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham sic on the ...

Print shows the Battle of New Orleans from the British perspective, as British forces advance upon the earthworks or barricades from which the American forces, under the command of Andrew Jackson, repel the att... more

Tribute to departed worth

Tribute to departed worth

Print showing Liberty and Freedom aside a funerary monument to Oliver H. Perry. Shows the stern of his ship "Lawrence", a bald eagle, cannons and cannonballs, tridents, military banners and the American flag. T... more

Adolphe Franconi standing on the back of a horse, facing leftt, legs spread, with right foot on the rump of the horse, holding flags in both hands close to his chest, during a circus performance MSR

Adolphe Franconi standing on the back of a horse, facing leftt, legs s...

Title devised by Library staff. Signed on stone with initials on lower right. Inscribed in ink on lower right: Hubbard Fund 2276H 2/2/66. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

A caucus held at Albany on sunday evening April 11th. 1824 by the N.Y. city members

A caucus held at Albany on sunday evening April 11th. 1824 by the N.Y....

A satire condemning the duplicity and conspiracy of the "Bucktail" faction of New York Democrats in their April 1824 ouster of New York's ex-governor DeWitt Clinton from his post as canal commissioner. The Lib... more

Our country . . . home industry

Our country . . . home industry

An anti-Jackson broadside issued during the 1824 presidential election campaign. The text strongly criticizes Jackson's anti-tariff platform and condemns him and William Coleman as advocates of British interes... more

Col. Pluck

Col. Pluck

Caricature of John or Jonathan Pluck, an illiterate hostler elected Colonel of the 84th Pennsylvania militia in a controversial 1824 election. He is shown here marching toward the left, raising a sword inscribe... more

Jackson ticket. Honor and gratitude to the man who has filled the measure of his country's glory--Jefferson

Jackson ticket. Honor and gratitude to the man who has filled the meas...

Prints number 1828-5 through 1828-10 make up a series of election tickets for John Van Laer Mcm.ahon and George H. Steuart, Democratic candidates for Baltimore delegates to the Maryland General Assembly in 1828... more

National melodies

National melodies

LOT subdivision subject: Flags. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by N. Vanderbeck. Lithograph by Sarony, Major & Knapp. Date not recorded on caption card or item. ... more

Union Cravat

Union Cravat

Boy standing in sailor suit, holding U.S. flag. Advertisement label for men's clothing. LOT subject: Men's clothing. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: ; Flag, U.... more

Je reprend avec orgueil ces couleurs glorieuses que j'ai long-tems portées / ch Ramelet ; lith. de Frey.

Je reprend avec orgueil ces couleurs glorieuses que j'ai long-tems por...

Print shows Louis Philippe, full-length portrait, facing front, standing with a barricade behind him, with right arm across chest, and holding the French Flag with his left hand. Title from item. Printed on low... more

United States slave trade, 1830

United States slave trade, 1830

An abolitionist print possibly engraved in 1830, but undocumented aside from the letterpress text which appears on an accompanying sheet. The text reads: "United States' slave trade, 1830. The Copper Plate from... more

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts / engd. by C.G. Childs.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts / engd. by C.G. Childs.

Print shows the front façade of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts building, with tree on the left, circular drive and lawn in front; labeled "Share $50. No. 17". It is inscribed to "Francis Hopkinson" a... more

Interior of the House of Representatives, Washington / drawn by W. Goodacre, Junr., N.Y. ; engraved & printed by Fenner Sears & Co.

Interior of the House of Representatives, Washington / drawn by W. Goo...

Photograph shows an empty chamber room. Above engraving: image of eagle with flags and scrolls holding a wreath in its beak "Washington"; lower left: image of Blind Justice and crowd celebrating, caption reads:... more

The political drama. No. 61. Old grill among the paddies

The political drama. No. 61. Old grill among the paddies

Print shows William Cobbett riding on a large gridiron borne by a ragged troop of caricatured Irishmen in a procession following a man carrying a flag pole topped with a death's head labeled "Tom Pain" and flyi... more

"This is the house that Jack built . . ."

"This is the house that Jack built . . ."

Caricature shows Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, Francis Blair, William J. Duane, and others, with various animals. A crudely-drawn, anonymous satire on the Jackson Administration, alleging political intrigue... more

The grand national caravan moving east. / drawn by Hassan Straightshanks, under the immediate Superintendence of Maj. Jack Downing.

The grand national caravan moving east. / drawn by Hassan Straightshan...

A burlesque parade, led by Andrew Jackson and satirizing various aspects of his administration. The procession moves from right to left. At its head is Jackson, seated on a horse with Martin Van Buren cross-le... more

Explosion of Biddle & Cos. Congress water fount

Explosion of Biddle & Cos. Congress water fount

A satire on the failure of the combined efforts of Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, John Calhoun, and Nicholas Biddle to thwart Andrew Jackson's treasury policy. In 1833 Jackson ordered that federal deposits be remo... more

Our country's flag! A new national song

Our country's flag! A new national song

Cover illustration for a patriotic song composed by George F. Cole, copyrighted in 1836. A young American seaman, holding an American flag with his right hand and raising his hat aloft with his left, stands on... more

Democratic ticket.  Liberty & equal rights

Democratic ticket. Liberty & equal rights

An illustrated election ticket for Martin Van Buren and Richard M. Johnson, listing Ohio's Democratic electors for the presidential race of 1836. The ticket is illustrated with a wood-engraving of Van Buren as... more

Who'll have the specie

Who'll have the specie

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1837, by H.R. Robinson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, of the Southern District of New York. Printed & published by H.R. Robi... more

How to make the mare/Mayor go

How to make the mare/Mayor go

Another satire on the 1838 New York mayoral contest, this time suggesting collusion between Whig candidate and incumbent mayor Aaron Clark and conservative Democrat Richard Riker. Here Clark sits on his stalled... more

Gov. Morton's grand march

Gov. Morton's grand march

An allegorical design on the cover of a piano-music composition dedicated to the newly elected Democratic governor of Massachusetts, Marcus Morton. The illustration's central motif is based on the state seal, s... more

[1840 Presidential campaign handkerchief] Log cabin with flag on top reading "Harrison and Reform"

[1840 Presidential campaign handkerchief] Log cabin with flag on top r...

75 x 75 cm. Reference copy may be in LOT 4406 (1840). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Campaign devices; Log cabin (Party symbol); Pres. contests; Pres. I.; Shelf.

North Bend game cock

North Bend game cock

A Whig campaign print glorifying presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. The title derives from the candidate's farm on the North Bend of the Ohio River. The game cock has a dual significance: as an all... more

The Secretary of War presenting a stand of colours to the 1st Regiment of Republican bloodhounds

The Secretary of War presenting a stand of colours to the 1st Regiment...

A bitter vilification of the Van Buren administration's use of bloodhounds to hunt fugitive Indians during the Second Seminole War in Florida. The artist condemns the racism and inhumanity of the measure, as w... more

The ship of state on a lee shore, experienced  hands coming to her rescue

The ship of state on a lee shore, experienced hands coming to her res...

The artist forecasts a Whig electoral victory and dramatizes the politically ruinous effects of Van Buren's fiscal policy and his alignment with Loco Foco forces in New York. Whig candidate William Henry Harri... more

The Tippecanoe or log cabin quick step / Bufford.

The Tippecanoe or log cabin quick step / Bufford.

Sheet music cover for a melody composed by Henry Schmidt and dedicated to Whig presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. A wreath of entwined branches, between which appear the seals of the states, is surm... more

Blake's patriotic log cabin music

Blake's patriotic log cabin music

A Whig campaign song in praise of William Henry Harrison, illustrated with a rural tableau of the candidate's fabled log cabin on the Ohio River. The cabin stands in a clearing, and flies an American flag. A ci... more

This log cabin was the first building erected on the North Bend . . .

This log cabin was the first building erected on the North Bend . . .

A Whig campaign print, showing William Henry Harrison greeting a wounded veteran before a log cabin by a river. The cabin flies an American flag with the words "Harrison & Tyler" and with a liberty cap on its s... more

The poor man's friend

The poor man's friend

A Whig campaign ribbon, "Dedicated to the Young Men's National Convention," probably issued for the Baltimore ratifying convention of May 4, 1840. (Whig presidential candidate William Henry Harrison was actuall... more

Carabinero J.D

Carabinero J.D

Print shows an Argentine police officer, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, wearing uniform with sword and hat; there is a row of huts behind, each with the flag of Argentina, and a man and a woman c... more

Harrison quadrilles

Harrison quadrilles

An illustrated sheet music cover for a set of "popular airs" for the piano, dedicated by the publisher to "Whigs of the United States." A Whig campaign piece, the work eulogizes the supposed humble rusticity of... more

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