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.
A fox tied to a tree, a cat, lying as if dead, with a rat in its mouth, an open rat cage and rats; across the river, Magdeburg burns; text below image.
A mock funeral procession for the heavy imperial taxes levied on the Protestants but lost after the Protestant victory at Breitenfeld. The procession begins in the lower right corner and advances across the bot... more
Print shows the battle of Vienna, September 12, 1683, with numerous engagements among various forces in the near and middle distance, and Vienna in the background separated from the fighting by "the Vienna Rive... more
Dutch political cartoon about the partitioning of the Netherlands shows the shorning and dismembering of the "Nederlandsche" cow. The "Neêrlands" lion, an enraged Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland (with sword dr... more
Print shows a large procession of women and some members of the National Guard, with a carriage and a covered wagon, marching to Versailles.
Bust portrait of Professor Bourguet. Surrounding portrait are illustrations of items related to ballooning including barrels of gas, books and a compass, a balloon, and a parachute.
Print shows Napoleon standing before a large "New French Oven for Imperial Gingerbread" drawing out a freshly baked kings labeled "Bavaria, Wirtembg, [and] Baden." On the left, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Pér... more
Print shows a small crowd gathered to watch Martin Luther burn the papal bull Exsurge Domine from Leo X (condemning Luther's ideas and threatening him with excommunication) and the canon law in front of a churc... more
The earliest general map to show the South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company's line which began in Charleston, S.C. It was completed to Hamburg, S.C., in 1833. Its 136 miles of track were then the longest in... more
Print shows a man, the gardner, holding a basket of produce, standing next to many baskets of various fruits and vegetables, with watering can, rake, shovel, and a view of orchard on the right, in the background.
Print shows three men making paper; one standing at a vat with a screen, one working a press, and in the background, the third appears to be sizing the hand-made paper in a small vat before drying.
Another parody of Van Buren administration efforts to end the long and costly Second Seminole War in Florida. The War Department was regularly subjected to public and congressional attacks for cruelty, waste, a... more
Print shows a fisherman holding oars, standing on the shore next to a lobster, eel, fish, and shellfish, with a man fishing from the opposite shore, a man with net in a boat, and large fishing boats in the background.
Compiled by a publisher and small enough to fit into a pocket, this manual gives directions for polka quadrilles, mazurka quadrilles, and "The New Redowa," all "as taught by Mr. Durang and daughter." Other danc... more
Portrait of a "cholera-preservative woman". Text below describes the clothing and devices she and her dog use to ward off the disease.