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Topic: great britain

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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.

Britons! Your country needs you / Printed by Saunders & Cullingham, 2 ...

Poster showing map of British Isles behind text. Poster no. 23. Wt. 8936. 50M. 1632/12/14. Title from item.

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

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.

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. Caption verse continues: The friendly laws impartial care / A shell for him a shell for thee / The midd... more

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

James Craggs senr. esqr, Post-Master Genl. of Great Britain G. Kneller Baront. pinx 1709 ; Geo. Vertue sculpsit 1728

James Craggs senr. esqr, Post-Master Genl. of Great Britain G. Kneller...

Print shows James Craggs, the elder, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, with left hand tucked in coat; a folded paper on the table behind him is addressed "To James Craggs, Esqr." T... more

A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye continent of North America, containing Newfoundland, New Scotland, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia and Carolina.

A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on y...

Scale ca. 1:3,600,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. Imprint date from Henry Stevens and Roland Tree's Comparative cartography, item 55c. Includes descriptive text. Insets: A v... more

No-body--Som-body

No-body--Som-body

Cartoon showing two men, a nobody and a somebody. Forms part of: British cartoon Prints collection (Library of Congress).

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. Forms part of : British Carto... more

[Diagram of battle formation of British Army battalion]

[Diagram of battle formation of British Army battalion]

Reference copy also available in LOT 4424. Illus. in: A new exercise, to be observed by his majesty's troops on the establishment of Great Britain, and Ireland. By his majesty's special command, 1757, p. 3.

[Charts of various battle formations for British Army units]

[Charts of various battle formations for British Army units]

Reference copy also available in LOT 4424. Illus. in: Gt. Brit. Adjutant General's Office. Manual exercise, for 1758, v. 1089, no. 2, p. 15.

The British & French dominions in North America : particularly shewing the French encroachments through all the British plantations from Nova Scotia down to the Gulf of Mexico

The British & French dominions in North America : particularly shewing...

Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: Ferro and London. Includes "short narrative of the French encroachments upon the British territories in North America." Fold-lined. Available also through the Library ... more

[Diagrams and chart of various battle formations for British Army units]

[Diagrams and chart of various battle formations for British Army unit...

Reference copy also available in LOT 4424. Illus. in: Gt. Brit. Adjutant General's Office. Manual exercise, for 1758, v. 1089, no. 2, p. 21.

Sir Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton

Portrait, head and shoulders, facing right. Mezzotint by James McArdell after Enoch Seeman. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Orig. in Hubbard Coll. 5415-11 "A".

[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. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library ... more

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. Title from item. Illus. in: The Pennsylvania Journal and Weekly Advertiser, 1765 October 24. American 1... more

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

In the year 1766 the settlers upon the New Hampshire Grants on the west side of the Green Mountains, appointed Samuel Robinson, Esq. of Bennington their agent to state to the King and Council of Great Britain the illegal and unjust proceedings o

In the year 1766 the settlers upon the New Hampshire Grants on the wes...

Johnson, Samuel. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 177, Folder 1.

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.

Virginia Colony Councilmen, Burgesses and Representatives of the Virginia Colony to George III of England, April 14, 1768, Petition Against Taxation by Great Britain; Repeal of Stamp Act

Virginia Colony Councilmen, Burgesses and Representatives of the Virgi...

Petition Against Taxation by Great Britain; Repeal of Stamp Act

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

The merchants and traders in this town in the agreement subscribed by them the 17th of October last engaged that the orders they might send for goods to be shipped them from Great-Britain should be on condition that the acts imposing duties for

The merchants and traders in this town in the agreement subscribed by ...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ford 1503, Evans 11184. Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in... more

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.

A card. Number 1. A member of the Church of England, and A Son of Liberty, presents his compliments to those gentlemen, who are for an immediate and untimely importation of goods from Great-Britain ... New York June 16, 1770. A Card, Number 2. A

A card. Number 1. A member of the Church of England, and A Son of Libe...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 104, Folder 16.

New-York, June 12, 1770. Advertisement. Whereas a number of persons, who are immediately interested in the importation of goods from Great Britain; have entered into a scheme, to frustrate the laudable endeavours of those patriotic merchants, an

New-York, June 12, 1770. Advertisement. Whereas a number of persons, w...

Positive Photostat.; Advertisement. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 104, Folder 15.

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. Title from item.... more

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

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

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

New-York. July 25, 1774. Extract of a letter from London, by way of Philadelphia, to a gentleman in this City. "the unhappy disputes which at present subsist between Great Britain and America, fill our minds with melancholy reflections, as the m

New-York. July 25, 1774. Extract of a letter from London, by way of Ph...

Evans 13493.; On verso: S; July 25, 1774. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 106, Folder 25b.

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, October 26, 1774. Whereas in consequence of the present unhappy disputes between Great Britain and the colonies, a formidable body of troops with warlike preparations of every sort are already arrived at, and o

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, October 26, 1774. Whereas in conseq...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 37, Folder 40.

The address of the Lords and Commons to his Majesty, on the present state of America, &c. From the London Gazettee, of February 11. ... Philadelphia Printed by John Dunlap 1775

The address of the Lords and Commons to his Majesty, on the present st...

Evans 14075.; Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 144, Folder 14.

... To the three generals, with Scotch orders, on their voyage to North-America. Sigillum veritatis simplicitas est. Critical and faithful extracts from Colonel Cavallier's memoirs of the war of the Cevennes; or Lower Langyedoc, in his own hand-

... To the three generals, with Scotch orders, on their voyage to Nort...

From the London Evening Post. 29th of April, 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio... more

A petition to the Honourable the Committee of safety for the Colony of New-York. We the subscribers, inhabitants of said colony, humbly beg leave to represent that the unhappy contest which has long subsisted between Great Britain and the Americ

A petition to the Honourable the Committee of safety for the Colony of...

Evans 14384.; On verso: S; 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 108, Folder 45.

Edmund Randolph to Thomas Jefferson, August 31, 1775, Relations Between Colonies and Great Britain; Desertions

Edmund Randolph to Thomas Jefferson, August 31, 1775, Relations Betwee...

Relations Between Colonies and Great Britain; Desertions

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

Whereas a report has been industriously propagated in this City, that the Continental Congress has passed a resolve, that unless American grievances were redressed by the first of March, these Colonies should be independent of Great Britain. [Tw

Whereas a report has been industriously propagated in this City, that ...

Evans 14333.; On verso: C; Aug 4, 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 108, Folder 31a.

Common sense; addressed to the inhabitants of America, on the following interesting subjects

Common sense; addressed to the inhabitants of America, on the followin...

Title page from Thomas Paine's Common Sense. Title from item. Caption continues: I. Of the origin and design of government in general, with concise remarks on the English Constitution. II. Of monarchy and hered... more

In Provincial Congress, New-York, May 31, 1776. Whereas the present government of this Colony by Congress and committees, was instituted while the former government under the crown of Great-Britain existed in full force ... and was intended to e

In Provincial Congress, New-York, May 31, 1776. Whereas the present go...

Evans 14934.; 3035 Cl.; 5 Jy 44.; Rec. 9-2-44.; On verso: Evans 14934; 3035CI 5 Jy 44. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. P... more

Virginia. In convention. Present 112 members, Wednesday, May 15, 1776. Forasmuch as all the endeavours of the United Colonies, by the most decent representations and petitions to the king and parliament of Great-Britain, to restore peace and sec

Virginia. In convention. Present 112 members, Wednesday, May 15, 1776....

Negative Photostat.; Evans 15200. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 178, Folder 20.

Commissary General's Office. Philadelphia. Oct. 10. The farmers and others are desired and required to bring in and deliver at His Majesty's magazines in this City, what cattle, sheep, and forage they can spare, for which they will be paid at th

Commissary General's Office. Philadelphia. Oct. 10. The farmers and ot...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 15338. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 144, Folder 42.

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. Title from item. Forms part of... more

Arms By His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander in Chief, &c. &c. &c. Proclamation Requiring all persons who are or have been aiding the rebellion in Pennsylvania to take the oath of allegiance before the 25th day of Octo

Arms By His Excellency Sir William Howe, K. B. General and Commander i...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 15325. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 144, Folder 41.

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(?). Forms part of British Cartoon Prints Collection. (Library of Congress) No. V2, 65.

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

[Announcement of the Spanish declaration of war on Great Britain, printed at Norwich]. Norwich: Printed by J. Trumbull [1779].

[Announcement of the Spanish declaration of war on Great Britain, prin...

Positive Photostat.; Spanish declaration of war on gt. Brit. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection;... more

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. Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon ... more

The Hon. Sir Willm. Howe Kt. of the Bath, commander in chief of all his majesty's forces in America

The Hon. Sir Willm. Howe Kt. of the Bath, commander in chief of all hi...

Print shows William Howe, full-length portrait, standing, facing left and pointing to the left with his sword.

A side box

A side box

Two elegantly-dressed women seated in theater box, with man offering fruit to one woman. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

General Clinton

General Clinton

General Sir Henry Clinton, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing left, in oval.

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

The United States of America with the British possessions of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland divided with the French, also the Spanish territories of Louisiana and Florida, according to the preliminary articles of peace signed at Versailles the 20th of Jany. 1783.

The United States of America with the British possessions of Canada, N...

Relief shown pictorially. Differs from other copies in coloration. Prime meridians: Ferro and London. Includes article III of the Treaty. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 752 Available also through the Libr... more