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Topic: great britain

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1987
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10,190 media by topicpage 1 of 102
The OP spectacles / Cruikshank del.

The OP spectacles / Cruikshank del.

Satire showing head of Clifford with two circles representing huge spectacles, "Old house old prices & no private boxes" and "Old house old prices & no pigeon holes," over his eyes. Each circle contains a symme... more

Britons! Your country needs you / Printed by Saunders & Cullingham, 2 & 3 Burgon Street, Carter Lane, London, E.C.
Het lusthuys van Pater Peters, en de Jesuwijten en Munniken, ontdekt door / William Loggan fec. & Oxonia.

Het lusthuys van Pater Peters, en de Jesuwijten en Munniken, ontdekt d...

Print shows scene in a bawdy house of pleasure frequented by Father Petre, Jesuits, and monks, where they mingle and dine with such figures as: Wantonness, Avarice, Sloth, Fury, and Vanity. Priests engage in la... more

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

Blind plaintiff, lame defendant share [...] / Dobson pinx. ; I. Simon fec. ; I. Smith ex.

Blind plaintiff, lame defendant share [...] / Dobson pinx. ; I. Simon ...

Two handicapped persons each receiving half of an oyster shell from a lawyer while he consumes the oyster.

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.

The drunkard's coat of arms

The drunkard's coat of arms

Print shows a coat of arms devised for a drunkard. A poem, entitled "The Drunkard - display'd" is printed below the image.

No-body--Som-body

No-body--Som-body

Cartoon showing two men, a nobody and a somebody.

Councellor double-fee

Councellor double-fee

Man dressed in legal robe probably judge, sitting at table stacked with legal books & documents, saying, "open to all parties", and holding out to two men who are giving him money.

[A Bailiff and an attorney--a match for the Devil]

[A Bailiff and an attorney--a match for the Devil]

A satire on attornies and bailiffs. Lawyer, in his office, holding papers marked, "Middlesex to Wit -- Jno. Doe & Richd. Doe ..."; he converses with a rough man, with a cudgel under his arm, who holds case insc... more

A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of Great Britain : To the tune of, Caesar and Pompey were both of the horned / / by H. Howard.

A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of...

A broadside comprising seven verses in letterpress below an engraving, representing three Red Indian Chiefs in their national costumes; these men are named, "The Stalking Turkey", "The Pouting Pidgeon", "The Ma... more

The Reforming constable, or, The biter bit / Capt H---invt ; Cap B-- Sculp.

The Reforming constable, or, The biter bit / Capt H---invt ; Cap B-- S...

Cartoon showing constable entering house, "in search of the sons and daughters of the Devil", and finding his wife committing adultery in a brothel.

The tomb-stone

The tomb-stone

Print shows several men, George Grenville, Lord Bute, the Duke of Bedford, and, as a small dog wearing clerical robes, Dr. W. Scott, labeled "AntiSejanus", dancing on a sarcophagus with bas-reliefs of "Britanni... more

The Pennsylvania journal and weekly advertiser - expiring: in hopes of a resurrection to life again / William Bradford.

The Pennsylvania journal and weekly advertiser - expiring: in hopes of...

Print shows the masthead for The Pennsylvania Journal and Weekly Advertiser with a skull and crossbones representation of the official stamp required by the Stamp Act of 1765, "An emblem of the effects of the S... more

This is the place to affix the stamp

This is the place to affix the stamp

Print shows a skull and crossbones representation of the official stamp required by the Stamp Act of 1765.

The statue, or the adoration of the wise-men of the west

The statue, or the adoration of the wise-men of the west

Print shows Dr. W. Scott on a pedestal, he is wearing clerical robes, a crown fashioned from tobacco leaves, and holding a branch from an apple tree in his right hand and a picture of the tax stamp; around the ... more

[The repeal or the funeral of Miss Ame=Stamp]

[The repeal or the funeral of Miss Ame=Stamp]

Print shows a funeral procession on the banks of the Thames, with warehouses in a line in the background, one of which is inscribed "The Sheffield and Birmingham Warehouse Goods now ship'd for America." George ... more

Beginning of text, illus. with royal seal, in Gt. Brit. Laws, statues, etc., 1760-1820 (George III), Anno regni Georgii III...At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the nineteenth day of May, 1761..., London, M. Baskett, 1767

Beginning of text, illus. with royal seal, in Gt. Brit. Laws, statues,...

No. 1 in a series of statues lettered: Four acts relating to the tea tax, 1767-1778.

The north star

The north star

Print shows Lord Bute seated on clouds from behind which project rays of the sun, he holds a cat-o'-nine-tails in one hand, a purse in the other, his feet rest on an open volume of "the Laws of England". To his... more

John Glyn esqr., member of Parliament for Middlesex

John Glyn esqr., member of Parliament for Middlesex

Full-length portrait facing left, standing next to column with Liberty figure.

The conference

The conference

Print shows William Beckford rebuking Thomas Harley beneath which is printed a petition containing 14 points, "Instructions given to Sir Robert Ladbrooke, Knt. William Beckford, Esq; the Right Hon. Thomas Harle... more

The Female frizzler

The Female frizzler

British cartoon showing woman, seated on huge hairdo of another woman, as she works on the hairdo.

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.

[Hibernia in distress]

[Hibernia in distress]

Print shows Hibernia, a woman representing Ireland, lying on the floor holding a broken harp, Lord Townshend is holding her down with his left foot; on the left, Lord North reaches into a money bag labeled with... more

A Methodist, love feast. The gosple wife, or the bellows lecture

A Methodist, love feast. The gosple wife, or the bellows lecture

Political cartoon showing man and woman at door and priest hiding under table.

The Young repentent brought to a bed of justice

The Young repentent brought to a bed of justice

Cartoon showing blindfolded judge seated alongside a second judge, who is pointing to a pregnant girl.

Irish peg in a rage. Make good the damage you dog, or I'll cut away your parsnip

Irish peg in a rage. Make good the damage you dog, or I'll cut away yo...

A macaroni, or an exquisite of c. 1770, walking past a burly and irate old Irish vegetable seller, upsets her mug of beer on the pavement. On this she seized him by the monstrous tail attached to his toupée, an... more

The grinning match, a humourous scene at a country fair

The grinning match, a humourous scene at a country fair

A man stands on a chair beneath a large, spreading tree on which a tri-corn hat hangs from a limb, his grinning face framed by a horse-collar, a woman and a man look on in the foreground, the man applauds, whil... more

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc.

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc.

Print shows King George III, speechless (his caption balloon is empty), seated on the right in a high-backed chair at a table, with Lord North seated opposite presenting a paper to the King that states "for the... more

Common sense; addressed to the inhabitants of America, on the following interesting subjects
Lady Betty Besom, Bath / Matt[?] Darly fect. ag fort.

Lady Betty Besom, Bath / Matt[?] Darly fect. ag fort.

Caricature showing Juliana Popjoy, aka Lady Betty Besom, riding sidesaddle as she leaps over a wall, "The sacred Boundary of Discretion." We see only her enormous wig from behind.

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.

The Accomplish'd maid

The Accomplish'd maid

Cartoon showing woman with elaborate hairdo playing keyboard instrument and singing(?).

The present state of Great Britain / J. Phillips fecit.

The present state of Great Britain / J. Phillips fecit.

Print shows a man representing Great Britain, half-asleep, holding a staff topped with a liberty cap which a Native, representing America, is attempting to remove; a Dutchman on his knees before Great Britain i... more

St. Eustache une des Isles d'Antilles dans l'Amerique du Nord la quelle fut prise aux Hollandois en 1781 par les Anglois St. Eustache eine der Antillischen insuln in Nord-America welche 1781 von den Engelländern, erobert und denen Holländern abgenom̄en worden / / grave par Bergmüller

St. Eustache une des Isles d'Antilles dans l'Amerique du Nord la quell...

Print shows British naval assualt on Saint Eustatius.

The desponding hero of the Coldstream - a military madrigal

The desponding hero of the Coldstream - a military madrigal

Print shows dejected members of the Coldstream Guards sitting around a banquet table bemoaning a possible assignment in America. Includes five stanzas of verse.

A side box

A side box

Two elegantly-dressed women seated in theater box, with man offering fruit to one woman.

The American rattlesnake presenting Monsieur his ally a dish of frogs

The American rattlesnake presenting Monsieur his ally a dish of frogs

Print shows a rattlesnake, representing America, presenting a basket of frogs to a Frenchman. Includes a short verse advising Britons to drive a wedge between the Americans and the French during the peace negot... more

The state cooks making peace-porridge

The state cooks making peace-porridge

Print shows several British ministers, Keppel, Fox, Richmond, Conway, and others, preparing a porridge of peace to offer Holland, France, and Spain, and separately to a Native wearing a feathered headdress and ... more

The British lion engaging four powers

The British lion engaging four powers

Print shows a lion confronting a spaniel, representing Spain, a fighting cock, representing France, a rattlesnake, representing America, and a pug dog, representing Holland.

To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of Great Britain, Commander in Chief of his majesties fleet in the West Indies, this view of the glorious & signal victory obtain'd over the French fleet ... is most respectfuly offered by his lordships most obedt. & very humble servant Thomas Walker Lieut. 2d Battn. 60th light Infantry / Thos. Walker delin. ; Jno. Wells sculp.

To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of...

Print shows the British fleet under Lord Rodney breaking the line of the French fleet under Count de Grasse; the French fleet "thrown into confusion" and attempting "to form a new line" with the British fleet b... more

A block for the wigs - or, the new state whirligig

A block for the wigs - or, the new state whirligig

Cartoon shows a carousel on which sit government ministers Charles Fox, Lord North, Edmund Burke and Admiral Keppel. Beam in the center of the carousel platform is a pillar topped by a bust of King George III, ... more

L--d Shel--, begging Monsieur to make piss or p--e

L--d Shel--, begging Monsieur to make piss or p--e

Print shows Lord Shelburne holding a chamber pot up to a Frenchman, saying "Monsieur, be so obliging as to make piss with us." The Frenchman is kicking the pot, saying, "By the House of Bourbon, with the war we... more

Fox's martyrs or The patriots in limbo

Fox's martyrs or The patriots in limbo

Print shows Charles James Fox's martyrs during the American Revolution. On the right, Frederick, Lord North, hangs from a devil's pitchfork and wears a large stone labeled "American War" from his neck. In the c... more

Die Americaner wiedersetzen sich der Stempel-Acte, und verbrennen das aus England nach America gesandte Stempel-Papier zu Boston, im August 1764 / D. Chodowiecki del. et sculp.

Die Americaner wiedersetzen sich der Stempel-Acte, und verbrennen das ...

Print shows citizens in Boston burning proclamations from England pertaining to the stamp act of 1765, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution.

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