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Topic: france

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Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man in the moon at large

Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man...

Print shows Edmund Burke sitting at a desk on a crescent moon, holding a quill pen, an open "pamphlet" and an inkwell are on the desk, broken chains hang from his wrists; a scene on the front of the desk, label... more

Déesse 16, rue Halévy, Paris / / PAL.

Déesse 16, rue Halévy, Paris / / PAL.

Poster shows semi-nude goddess in flight holding bicycle above crowd of bicyclists from all over the world.

Du Temps

Du Temps

Medieval time wheel with twelve signs of zodiac; activities, usually related to plants or planting, for each month of the year; and center scene of woman in summer above man in winter.

Armes & amours

Armes & amours

Illustration showing Hector and his Greek warriors on one side; Paris of Troy playing his harp on the other side.

Hiacinthus indicus tuberosa & bulbosa radice, odoratissimus; anemone maxima polientos calchedoni

Hiacinthus indicus tuberosa & bulbosa radice, odoratissimus; anemone m...

Illustrations and descriptions of hyacinth and anemone.

[Vue du Louvre] / Callot, fec.

[Vue du Louvre] / Callot, fec.

The Louvre, Paris, France, with many boats on the Seine in foreground, during annual jousting contest.

[The king giving the accolade] / A. Bosse in.

[The king giving the accolade] / A. Bosse in.

Print shows the Louis XIII sitting on the throne with eight men kneeling before him; scene through windows shows fortifications with cannons, bell tents, and soldiers in formation.

Porte de l'entrée du Chasteau du Louvre, du costé de la Riuiere, faict par la conduitte de Monsieur le Vau / I. Marot, fecit.

Porte de l'entrée du Chasteau du Louvre, du costé de la Riuiere, faict...

Entrance of the mansion of the Louvre, in or near Paris, by the river, built under the direction of Monsieur le Vau.

Arlequin sur l'Hippogryphe a la croisade Lojoliste Armée van den heylige lingue voor der jesuiten monarchy.

Arlequin sur l'Hippogryphe a la croisade Lojoliste Armée van den heyli...

Print shows Louis XIV as the harlequin, with pegged leg, riding on the "hippogryphe" or jackass, leading a holy crusade. He wears a large biretta that also fits over the head of James II sitting behind him; the... more

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.

Henri IV. délibére sur son futur mariage / Rubens, pinxit ; I.M. Nattier, delineavit ; I. Audran, scupsit.

Henri IV. délibére sur son futur mariage / Rubens, pinxit ; I.M. Natti...

Allegorical scene showing Henry IV, King of France (1533-1610), looking at portrait of his bride-to-be, surrounded by mythological characters.

Assis, au près du toy ... à ton Art divin! / A. Watteau pinxit. ; Tardieu sculp. ; a Paris avec privillege du roy.

Assis, au près du toy ... à ton Art divin! / A. Watteau pinxit. ; Tard...

Antoine Watteau and Nicolas Tardieu in a park, one painting a picture of a statue of nude woman, the other playing a stringed instrument; and poem to Watteau below image.

Jacobus Benignus Bossuet, Episcopus / Hyacinthus Rigaud pinxt. ; Petrus Drevet sculpsit.

Jacobus Benignus Bossuet, Episcopus / Hyacinthus Rigaud pinxt. ; Petru...

Jacques Bénigne Bossuet, French Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Meaux, pulpit orator, full-length portrait, standing holding book on table.

Adrienne Le Couvreur / peint par Ch. Coypel, gravé par P. Drevet.

Adrienne Le Couvreur / peint par Ch. Coypel, gravé par P. Drevet.

French actress, portrayed in the role of Cornelia, half-length portrait holding jar.

La vieillesse
Decoration du Bal Masqué donné par le roy ... / C.N. Cochin filius delineavit. ; C.N. Cochin Pater sculp.

Decoration du Bal Masqué donné par le roy ... / C.N. Cochin filius del...

Decorations at the masked ball given by King Louis XV of France in February 1745, on the occasion of the marriage of his son, the Dauphin, to Marie Therese of Spain; also visible, ballroom interior and numerous... more

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.

Potpourri françois des contre-danse ancienne tel quil se danse chez la Reine ...

Potpourri françois des contre-danse ancienne tel quil se danse chez l...

This is a collection of twelve contredanses, figure-dances performed by four couples and popular during the last half of the eighteenth century. Unlike other published accounts that describe a single figure for... more

Vuë de la place capitale a Quebeck. Prospect des haupt plazes der untern Stadt zu Quebec Vuë de la place capitale dans la Ville basse a Quebec / / gravé par Francois Xav. Habermann.

Vuë de la place capitale a Quebeck. Prospect des haupt plazes der unte...

Print shows street view with soldiers marching, and pedestrians in Québec; an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city.

Vuë de la basse ville a Quebeck. Prospect von der untern stadt in Quebec gegen St. Laurenz fluss Vuë de la basse ville a Quebec vers le fleuve St. Laurent / / gravé par Francois Xav. Habermann.

Vuë de la basse ville a Quebeck. Prospect von der untern stadt in Queb...

Print shows the harbor at Québec, one ship at anchor, men working loading or unloading a boat, and merchandise on shore; an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city.

Vue de la basse ville à Québec vers le fleuve St. Laurent / gravé par François Xav. Habermann.

Vue de la basse ville à Québec vers le fleuve St. Laurent / gravé par ...

Print shows the harbor at Québec, one ship at anchor, men working loading or unloading a boat, and merchandise on shore; an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city.

Fontenelle / gravé sur acier par Hopwood.

Fontenelle / gravé sur acier par Hopwood.

Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, half-length portrait, facing front, in rectangular frame.

Vuë de Quebeck. Quebeck - eine stadt in Nord-America, in Canada, an den lincken ... Quebeck - une ville de Canada dans l'Amerique septentrionale ... / / gravé par Balth. Frederic Leizelt.

Vuë de Quebeck. Quebeck - eine stadt in Nord-America, in Canada, an de...

Print shows the wharf at the city of Québec with ship at dock and men working in small boats.

Destaing. Shewing how he cut the English mens head off

Destaing. Shewing how he cut the English mens head off

Charles Henri Estaing holding cat by tail in one hand and sword in another.

Wide o'er the ocean while Britannia reigns / Bonnor, del. et sculp.

Wide o'er the ocean while Britannia reigns / Bonnor, del. et sculp.

Print shows a Roman soldier guiding Britannia, with key in hand, to a temple, the crests of France and Spain lie on the ground before her, and at her side a cherub carries her shield and lance.

Cabinet d'un peintre / gravé par D. Chodowiecki à Berlin.

Cabinet d'un peintre / gravé par D. Chodowiecki à Berlin.

Image of an artist working at a small table while looking at a woman and group of children at another table in the room.

Jerome de La Lande, de l'Aca. rle. des sciences de Paris, de celles de Londres, de Berlin, de Petersb., &c. Né ... 1732 / A. Pujas, [i.e. Pujos] del., 1773 ; B. Vlam, excudit ; C.F. Fritschius, sculp.

Jerome de La Lande, de l'Aca. rle. des sciences de Paris, de celles de...

Half-length portrait of French astronomer Joseph Jérôme Lalande.

Claudius de Saint Simon, Episcopus Princeps Metensis par Franciae / peint par Hyathe. Rigaud ; gravé par J. Daullé.

Claudius de Saint Simon, Episcopus Princeps Metensis par Franciae / pe...

Saint-Simon, full-length portrait, facing left, seated holding book.

Charles Gravier comte de Vergennes - conseiller d'Etat ordinaire, ministre et secretaire d'Etat et chef du conseil royal des finances / Callet pinxt ; Vangelisti sculp.

Charles Gravier comte de Vergennes - conseiller d'Etat ordinaire, mini...

Print shows Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes, three-quarter length portrait, facing slightly right, seated at ornately carved desk featuring portrait of Louis XVI. Includes armorial shield below portrait.

The blessed effects of venality

The blessed effects of venality

Print shows a man, possibly George III, chopping a leg "Commons" of a three-legged stool, "Lords" and "Privy Council" being the other two legs, which may represent the Parliament and its openness to corruption,... more

The Englishman in Paris

The Englishman in Paris

Print shows an Englishman, only recently arrived, still wearing his hat, standing just inside the entrance of the home of a Frenchman at dinner time. He is eating the goose which he has taken off the serving pl... more

Antoine de Parcieux, des Academies royales des sciences de France, de Suéde et de Prusse, et Censeur royal. Né au Clôtet de Cessouae le vieua, Dioceze d'Uzès, le 26 octobre 1703, et mort à Paris, aux Galleries du Louvre, le 2 septembre 1768 / / C.N. Cochin, del. ; B.A. Nicollet, sculp., 1777.

Antoine de Parcieux, des Academies royales des sciences de France, de ...

Bust-length profile portrait of French mathematician Antoine de Parcieux.

George the IIId, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland / Pollard sculpt.

George the IIId, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland / Pollard s...

Print shows King George III, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile, wearing armor and a laurel wreath; in oval.

Rocher volcanique de Saint-Michel au Puy en Velay / Veyrene, del. ; C. Fessard, scul.

Rocher volcanique de Saint-Michel au Puy en Velay / Veyrene, del. ; C....

Volcanic hill with church of Saint-Michel in Velay, France.

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