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
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
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).
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
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
Full-length portrait facing left, standing next to column with Liberty figure. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Political cartoon showing man and woman at door and priest hiding under table. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
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).
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
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
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
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
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
A British satire on Charles Stanhope's Toleration Bill of 1789 which was an attempt to remove the yoke of religious obligations on persons seeking public office (cf. Test and Corporation Acts). Despite the fact... more
A British satire on an attempt by William Pitt and George Rose to transfer to excise law certain import duties; standing in opposition is Edward Thurlow. The central image shows Britannia, wrapped in a blanket ... more
Two men arguing, man at left points to paper: "The rights of the church maintained," man at right holds paper marked: "the conduct of the dissenters vindicated". Forms part of :British Cartoon Prints Collectio... more
British caricature showing the King and Queen sitting in latrine, above which is part of the royal arms, the lion looking down and excreting. They look in horror at Pitt, who tells them of the shooting of Gusta... more
Cartoon shows the metamorphosis of Sir Joseph Banks from a caterpillar to a butterfly upon his investiture with the Order of the Bath as a result of his South Sea expedition. Draped with the ribbon, and wearing... more
A fashionable crowd playing cards at two tables. In the foreground, four people playing the game Pope-Joan. One of the women is wearing a loose fitting semi-transparent dress with her breasts exposed. Behind he... more
French warships, labeled Le Révolutionaire, L'Egalité and The Revolutionary Jolly Boat, being tossed about during a storm blown up by Pitt, Dundas, Grenville and Windham, whose heads appear from the clouds. Cha... more
Two officers, on a tall, lanky, elderly man and the other a child, sit facing each other eating sweets at a confectioner's. A third officer, fat and knock-kneed, stands guard in the doorway. The windows of the ... more
Allegorical British satire on the 'Venetian secret', or the secret of Titian's coloring, which Mary Ann Provis discovered, showing woman painting a goblin-like bearded figure intended as Titian, above group of ... more
Print shows a group of British citizens mustered in response to an alarm that the French were attacking England which proved to be false; they complain of soiled, torn, or lost clothing, and one reads a list of... more
Large man holding a club and caricature of himself, threatens a kneeling caricaturist. Forms part of: British cartoon Prints collection (Library of Congress).
Caricature showing British soldier frying small figure of Napoleon with light through a magnifying glass. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).
Print shows Satan holding a balance to which, on one end is attached a hot-air balloon with a bishop, possibly the Duke of York, and another man standing on top, its lightness has skewed the balance to end over... more
A young woman and a fashionably dressed young man singing a duet. The woman plays a harp while looking over her shoulder at the music book, "Duets de L'Amour", which the man holds. On the table between the two ... more
A pugilistic encounter, over new theater prices, between John Philip Kemble, tall and muscular, and "Old Price," a much smaller and weaker opponent. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library o... more
Cartoon shows ministers, among them Vansittart and Castlereagh, vomiting taxes into a large bag labeled "budget." The Prince Regent stands nearby, supported on crutches labeled "more money" and "increase in inc... more
Print shows a two-faced Irishman speaking out of both sides for and against a measure proposed for British law. Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). Date bas... more
"Assisted emigrants for Great Britain passage paid by Uncle Sam" on ship; "Monopoly, the cow with many mouths to feed" on sign; "J. Hawbuck, N.Y. Legislature" on bag; and "Anti Common Sense Society" on sign at ... more
Print showing a young cavalier on horseback and a poor boy riding a mule, each accompanied by a dog. Includes a remarque in lower right corner showing a dog's head looking at a falcon resting on an arm. X32903 ... more
Print showing an elderly couple balling a skein of yarn. They are sitting in chairs facing each other before a fireplace in an elegantly decorated room with a large urn with Asian motif below a table against a ... more
(DLC/PP-1935:0022). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Elinor Arden, Royalist," St. Nicholas, 31:873 (Aug. 1904).
A naked man is shown standing in a bathtub with his arms folded in reverence to the British national anthem he hears playing in an adjoining room. A large bath towel draped over a rack conceals the lower porti... more
Recruiting poster for British Army shows four Army units, Hussars, Highlanders, Infantry and the Army Service Corps. Drawings of soldiers in uniform by Ernest Ibbetson and John McNeill. Title from item.
Poster showing signatures and seals on a treaty, with lengthy text. Text continues: The Treaty of 1839 (which the German Chancellor tore up, remarking that it was only "a scrap of paper") said: "Belgium....shal... more
Poster showing a Scottish soldier in uniform with kilt, standing on a street corner in a Belgian village. Caption: A wee "scrap o' paper" is Britain's bond. Copyright Dobson, Molle & Co. Ltd. Poster no. 17. Tit... more
Text continues: "We are fighting for a worthy purpose, and we shall not lay down our arms until that purpose has been fully achieved." The King. Poster is text only, with small armorial device of King George V.... more
Poster showing text with small armorial device of King George V, against a background of the British flag. Poster no. 5. W 3004 11/14. Title from item.
Poster showing a crowded scene at a Red Cross truck, with soldiers using supplies from boxes marked with the Red Cross symbol. Title devised by Library staff. Poster has no text.
Poster is text only, including lengthy descriptions of conditions and qualifications for allowances to families and dependants, "whether related or not." Poster no. 72. W. 13250. 3/15. Title from item.
Poster is text only, with arms and monogram of George V above, listing positions in the Royal Navy with qualifying age and weekly pay.  G222 100M 2/15 110. Title from item.
Poster showing signatures and seals on a treaty. Caption: These are the signatures and seals of the representatives of the Six Powers to the "Scrap of Paper" - the Treaty signed in 1839 guaranteeing the indepen... more
Poster showing Allied soldiers, left, and German soldiers, each group struggling to push a huge red ball "Victory" over a peak. Title from item. Warrant No. 6211-12000-H.M.S.O.
Poster showing a pensive man with his daughter on his lap, while a boy plays with toy soldiers at his feet. Title from item. Poster no. 79.
Poster showing two half-length portraits side by side, of a rugby player and of a soldier. "This is not the time to play games" (Lord Roberts). "Every player who represented England in Rugby international match... more
Poster showing arms of George V above a quote, "The man, be he rich or poor, is little to be envied who at this supreme moment fails to bring forward his savings for the security of his country." - The Chancell... more
Poster showing a soldier with rifle, and a scene of a "Savings Bank" clerk helping customers at a post office. Title from item.
Poster showing scenes of naval activities, and small portraits of Admiral Sir David Beatty and Admiral Sir John Jellicoe. No. 1. Title from item.