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The mass of Saint Gregory AD monogram

The mass of Saint Gregory AD monogram

Print shows the crucified Christ appearing on an altar to Pope Gregory the Great. Title devised by Library staff. Trimmed to image. Print no. 226 from Marsh Collection.

Closter Reckum

Closter Reckum

Picture depicts a church in flames surrounded by troops on the banks of a River. Captions identify Closter Reckum, the city of Luyck [Liège] in the distance and the Meuse River. Among the troops, Christian Fürs... more

Delineatio, Oder eigentlicher Abriss und Entwurff. Der Kayserlichen Battaglia Wie selbige bey dem Rendevous zu Eger, so den 12. 22. Augusti dieses fortlauffenden 1673ten Jahrs in bey seyn der Rom. Kayserl. Majest. Durchl. von Sachsen, dero Chur-Printzen, und andern Hochfürstl. und Gräflichen Personen, etc. gestellet gewesen

Delineatio, Oder eigentlicher Abriss und Entwurff. Der Kayserlichen Ba...

Print shows the formation of cavalry troops serving under Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I on the battle field in Eger, Hungary that took place August 12-22,1673 under the command of General Hertzog von Lothringen,... more

Siegreiche und fast nie erhörte herzliche Victoria so Ihro Hochfl. Durchl. Printz Ludwig Marggraf von Baaden A. 1691. den 19. August st. n. in Hungarn wieder dem Türcken zwischen Salankamena und Semblin unweit des Sauflusses erhalten

Siegreiche und fast nie erhörte herzliche Victoria so Ihro Hochfl. Dur...

Birds-eye view print shows scene of battle between forces on horseback in battle on a large plain with view of hills, troop formations, wagons and encampments in the background. The Battle of Slankamen was foug... 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.

Accords-Puncta der Stadt und Vestung Landau ... Stephan Maystetter, excudit

Accords-Puncta der Stadt und Vestung Landau ... Stephan Maystetter, ex...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortress city of Landau (Landau an der Pfaltz), Germany and map with surrounding villages of Damm, Queichheim and Godramstein as well as locations of mills and chapels. In... more

Wahrhaffter und eigentlicher Entwurff der den 2. July A.C. 1704 zwischen denen Kayserl. und Hohen Alyrten eines und denen Frantzsosen und Bayrischen andere Theils an dem Schellenberg vorgegangenen hitzigen Action wie auch dess und der Statt Donauwerth darauff erfolgten siegreichen gloriosen u. herrlichen Eroberung

Wahrhaffter und eigentlicher Entwurff der den 2. July A.C. 1704 zwisch...

Birds-eye view engraving shows plan of the fortifed town of Donauworth and Schellenberg mountain along the bank of the Danube and Wernitz rivers. Includes locations of squadrons and battalios and some cartograp... more

Eigentliche Abbildung und Beschreibung der durch Göttliche Direction von denen Kayserli. und Hohen Alÿrten Truppen bey Höchstett erhaltenen gloriosen Victori und dess aus dem Feld völlig geschlagenen Feindts Anno 1704 den 13ten Augusti

Eigentliche Abbildung und Beschreibung der durch Göttliche Direction v...

Birds-eye view engraving shows battlefield with large numbers of fighting troops. In the foreground are soldiers on horseback with guns and swords, some fallen soldiers and horses are seen. In the middle and ri... more

Warhaffte Vorstellung und eigendlicher Abriss der nach einiger Belagerung endlich erfolgten güttlichen Abergab Landau

Warhaffte Vorstellung und eigendlicher Abriss der nach einiger Belager...

Birds-eye view print shows view of the fortress city of Landau (Landau an der Pfaltz), Germany surrounded by troops. Volleys of cannon are being shot into the city. In the right foreground are a group of noblem... more

Verua von denen Franzosen 1704 and 1705 beständig belagert

Verua von denen Franzosen 1704 and 1705 beständig belagert

Birds-eye view print shows the mountain top stone fortress of Verruca [Verua] under siege in 1704 and 1705. Includes views of troops, cannons, cavalry and panorama view with the River Po in the background. Meda... more

Henricus I. Rex desig. et sculpt. G. Vertue

Henricus I. Rex desig. et sculpt. G. Vertue

Henry I, King of England, bust portrait, left profile, with ornaments and vignette below depicting dungeon scene. Signed on plate. Illus. from: History of England / Paul de Rapin-Thoyras & N. Tindal. London, 17 .

K. William Ye Conqueror del. et sculp. G. Vertue

K. William Ye Conqueror del. et sculp. G. Vertue

William I or 'William the Conqueror', King of England, bust portrait, facing front, holding sword, with ornaments and vignette of Brittania in supplication below. Signed on plate. Illus. from: History of Englan... more

King Canute ye Dane in. et sculp: G. Vertue

King Canute ye Dane in. et sculp: G. Vertue

Canute, King of England, Denmark and Norway, bust portrait, left profile, with ornaments and vignette below portrait depicting the story of Canute and his courtiers. Signed on plate. Illus. from: History of Eng... more

Richardus I. Rex Anglorum Vertue del. sculp

Richardus I. Rex Anglorum Vertue del. sculp

Richard I, King of England, bust portrait, facing front, in crown and mantle, holding battle-axe, with ornaments. Signed on plate. Illus. from: History of England / Paul de Rapin-Thoyras & N. Tindal. London, 1732.

William I Granger sculp

William I Granger sculp

William I, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing crown and holding sword over right shoulder. Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection (Library of Congress)

[The surprise attack on Maestreicht(?)] / H.B.

[The surprise attack on Maestreicht(?)] / H.B.

Troops of the White King advancing on the fortress Marxreich(?). Restrike of original woodcut from 1512-1516 edition. Illus. from: Der weiss kunig. Wein : Auf kosten J. Kurzböckens, 1775, pl. 195. Illustrated B... more

Francis I, King of Fran[ce] / Titian, pixt ; J. Heath, sculpt.

Francis I, King of Fran[ce] / Titian, pixt ; J. Heath, sculpt.

Portrait print showing Francis I, King of France. Bust portrait, right profile in oval flanked by two knights in armor. The knight on the left, representing France, with a shield bearing the fleur-de-lis, has t... more

The historical painter

The historical painter

Print shows Charles James Fox as Oliver Cromwell depicted as an artist painting the execution of Charles I, Justice stands behind him with her sword raised ready to strike, hanging on the wall in the background... more

Baptism of Edward I / M. Brown Jr.

Baptism of Edward I / M. Brown Jr.

Drawing of an infant, perhaps an angel on the recto. Sketch of an elderly man with cane on verso. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

L'enjambee imperiale

L'enjambee imperiale

Print shows Catherine II, Empress of Russia, bare-breasted, holding a scepter and sphere, taking a large step from a piece of land on the right labeled "Russie" to a crescent moon atop a steeple or minaret labe... more

Arriere garde du Pape, ou la frayer du reverend pere caporal

Arriere garde du Pape, ou la frayer du reverend pere caporal

Print shows the ragged rear-guard troops of the Pope's army cowering as they retreat from the advancing French army lead by the handsome and well-dressed Napoleon Bonaparte emerging on the left through billowin... more

[Eh bien, Messieurs! deux millions]

[Eh bien, Messieurs! deux millions]

Print shows Napoleon Bonaparte motioning toward a statue, one of the many treasures he brought back from his first campaign in Italy in 1797, and addresses a group of men, possibly of the Directory. Title from ... more

Le traité de paix avec Rome - baisez ca papa, et faite pate de velour / S. L'amerique inv. sculp.

Le traité de paix avec Rome - baisez ca papa, et faite pate de velour ...

Print shows on the left, a cat, representing Pope Pius VI, and on the right, a rooster, representing Napoleon I, holding a bundle of dried twigs and telling the cat to retract its claws, resulting in the Treaty... more

Buonaparte at Rome giving audience in state / I.Ck.

Buonaparte at Rome giving audience in state / I.Ck.

Cartoon shows Napoleon, wearing tattered clothing, seated on a low throne; kneeling before him is a pope placing the keys of St. Peter at his feet as he kicks the crown off the popes head, saying "I say remembe... more

Bonaparte, premier consul de la Republique Française -- revue du quintidi / Boilly pinxit ; Levachez sculpt ; Duplessis Bertaux aquaforti.

Bonaparte, premier consul de la Republique Française -- revue du quint...

Print shows Napoleon Bonaparte, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in medallion above scene depicting troop review. Title from item. Déposé à la Bibliotheque Nle. le 29 Thermidor An X. Trimmed to within ... more

La Machine infernale / gravé par Bonnefoy.

La Machine infernale / gravé par Bonnefoy.

Man with knife lighting powder keg on wagon at Rue Nicaise, a reference to the attempt of Napoleon's life in late 1800. "Enregistrè á la Bibliotheque Nationale."

General Monkey and General Wolfe!!

General Monkey and General Wolfe!!

Print shows Napoleon I, wearing a large hat, carrying a long sword, and having a body where his shoulders rest on his waist, cowering before the large ogre-like figure of John Bull. Title from item. Forms part ... more

St. James's volunteers firing at a target at Kilburn Wells

St. James's volunteers firing at a target at Kilburn Wells

Print shows British soldiers shooting at a target with Napoleon's picture on it; he wears an oversized hat and carries a large sword. Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library... more

The washing-tub expedition

The washing-tub expedition

Print shows Napoleon I wearing an oversized hat and holding a large sword leading a French fleet of washing tubs filled with French soldiers in an invasion of England. Title from item. Forms part of: British Ca... more

German-nonchalence;-or-, the vexation of Little-Boney / Js. Gillray inv. & fct.

German-nonchalence;-or-, the vexation of Little-Boney / Js. Gillray in...

Cartoon showing Count Starhemberg riding past Napoleon, sniffing snuff, failing to pay his respects to him. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Consular coachmanship!!

Consular coachmanship!!

Print shows Josephine standing in a carriage on the left which is drawn by four "unruly" horses, two are labeled "A Jacobin" and "A Royalist"; Napoleon, having been tossed onto the back of a bull, probably repr... more

A return from an invasion, or, Napoleon at a nonplus / JN.

A return from an invasion, or, Napoleon at a nonplus / JN.

Print shows Napoleon I coming ashore at Calais, France, defeated at every turn, without men and ships, to face the ridicule of fisherwomen, the governor, a French soldier, and an English sailor who says, "Take ... more

Armed-heroes / Js. Gillray inv. & f.

Armed-heroes / Js. Gillray inv. & f.

Cartoon showing Addington, saying "Who's afraid? ...", and Napoleon facing each other defiantly across a narrow channel. Behind Addington on the front bench in the House of Commons is Hawkesbury saying, "Ah who... more

Buonaparté pie / Woodward delin.

Buonaparté pie / Woodward delin.

Caricature of British person holding small figure of Napoleon on fork toward mouth. Form part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

French invasion - or - Buonaparte landing in Great-Britain

French invasion - or - Buonaparte landing in Great-Britain

Cartoon showing Napoleon and his army, on seashore, fleeing from English soldiers with a British flag and two cannons on a low sandy cliff. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress)

Buonaparte, 48 hours after landing!--Vide John Bulls home-stroke, armed en masse / Js. Gillray des. & fect.

Buonaparte, 48 hours after landing!--Vide John Bulls home-stroke, arme...

Head of Napoleon dripping blood, held high on a pitch fork by a British volunteer soldier, "John Bull." Other volunteers gather around. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

An Experiment with a burning glass

An Experiment with a burning glass

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).

Evacuation of Malta

Evacuation of Malta

Addington squats over cocked hat into which he evacuates papers including "Egypt," "Guadeloupe," and last, "Malta," Napoleon holds him by the cravat and threatens him. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Co... more

Destruction of the French gun-boats-or-Little Boney & his friend Talley in high glee

Destruction of the French gun-boats-or-Little Boney & his friend Talle...

Cartoon showing Napoleon, sitting on the shoulder of Talleyrand, gleefully peering through a large rolled document, "Talleyrand's plan for invading Great Britain", at the channel, where the French flotilla is b... more

The rival gardeners

The rival gardeners

King George III of England and Napoleon I tend to their respective plants on opposite sides of a stream labeled "The Channel." A cudgel marked "British Oak" floats down it. Napoleon bends over his drooping po... more

The rival gardeners

The rival gardeners

King George III of England and Napoleon I tend to their respective plants on opposite sides of a stream labeled "The Channel." Napoleon bends over his drooping potted plant, surmounted by a crown, supporting i... more

John Bull offering Little Boney fair play

John Bull offering Little Boney fair play

Bare chested sailor, "John Bull," standing in English channel with arms akimbo, looking at Napoleon, whose head looks over top of fortification on the French coast. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Colle... more

The Corsican-pest;-or-Belzebub going to supper

The Corsican-pest;-or-Belzebub going to supper

The Devil with demons roasting Napoleon on a pitchfork in the flames of Hell. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

The genius of France nursing her darling / T.B.:-d-lle delt.

The genius of France nursing her darling / T.B.:-d-lle delt.

Cartoon showing France, a savage virago, dandling a tiny Napoleon seated on her hand and wearing a royal robe over his military dress. Above her head she holds a rattle with bells surmounted by a crown. She gri... more

Mr. Speroni nce. apostolique, porte croix du Pape, précédant sa sainteté le jour du couronnement

Mr. Speroni nce. apostolique, porte croix du Pape, précédant sa sainte...

Print shows a papal nuncio, Mr. Speroni, on horseback passing between two guards, carrying the cross of the Pope to the coronation of Napoleon I at Notre Dame cathedral. Title from item. Forms part of: French P... more

Consular games - the game of brag - the game of hazard / Woodward del. ; etch'd by Roberts.

Consular games - the game of brag - the game of hazard / Woodward del....

Print with two scenes, "Brag" shows Napoleon I wearing an oversized hat and holding a large sword exhorting his troops to follow him in an invasion of England; "Hazard" shows the French fleet destroyed and Napo... more

Mr. Spéroni, nonce apostolique, porte-croix de Notre St. Père Le Pape

Mr. Spéroni, nonce apostolique, porte-croix de Notre St. Père Le Pape

Print shows a papal nuncio, Mr. Speroni, on horseback being led by a guard, carrying the cross of the Pope to the coronation of Napoleon I at Notre Dame cathedral. He is following the papal carriage carrying th... more

Le pied de nez de Milord Pit

Le pied de nez de Milord Pit

Cartoon shows Napoleon I, wearing laurel wreath and ermine robe, pushing down one side of scale with his sword, which lifts two frightened monarchs, on the other side, off the ground; in the background stands a... more

National contrasts or Bulky and Boney / etch'd by Roberts.

National contrasts or Bulky and Boney / etch'd by Roberts.

Print shows, on the left, a plump, "bulky" Englishman smoking a pipe while seated at a table laden with food and drink, on his left a cornucopia overflows with coins, and under the table is a dog with collar la... more

Francis I of France / J. Chapman sculpt.

Francis I of France / J. Chapman sculpt.

Head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left.

Ci-devant occupations-or-Madame Taliah and the Empress Josephine dancing naked before Barrass in the winter of 1797.-A fact! / Js Gillray dest & fect.

Ci-devant occupations-or-Madame Taliah and the Empress Josephine danci...

Josephine and Madame Tallien dance naked behind transparent drapery while Napoleon and Barras watch. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Voilà la plus cuite, mon Empereur!

Voilà la plus cuite, mon Empereur!

Print shows Napoleon stopping at an evening mealtime bivouac to converse with the rank and file soldiers who offer him one of their potatoes. Title from item. Déposé. Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Col... more

Tiddy-Doll, the great French gingerbread-baker; drawing out a new batch of kings - his man, Hopping Talley, mixing up the dough / Js. Gillray invd. & fec.

Tiddy-Doll, the great French gingerbread-baker; drawing out a new batc...

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

Comfort of a Bed of Roses

Comfort of a Bed of Roses

Charles Fox, in bed with his wife, having a nightmare. To the right, Napoleon jumps to the bed from a cannon with the words "Pour subjugeur le Monde" inscribed on the muzzle; behind him are seen pikes and a ban... more

Boney at Bayonne blowing a Spanish bubble

Boney at Bayonne blowing a Spanish bubble

Print shows Napoleon convincing the Spanish royalty, who are enclosed in a bubble, of his friendship as he fires a cannonball at Madrid. Information from an unpublished P&P checklist, "British Political and Soc... more

Boney bringing home the truth from Spain

Boney bringing home the truth from Spain

Print shows Napoleon assuring his subjects, who have animal faces, that all is well in Spain; one animal/man wonders why Napoleon fails to mention his brother, Joseph Bonaparte, whom he installed on the Spanish... more

The arch dutchess Maria Louisa going to take her NAP

The arch dutchess Maria Louisa going to take her NAP

Print shows the young Archduchess Maria Louisa, second wife of Napoleon, in a bed which is too short for her with Napoleon discussing the accommodations. Title from item. Teggs Caricatures No. 3. Price one shil... more

Retreat of the French Army from Moscow : to the banks of the Neimen

Retreat of the French Army from Moscow : to the banks of the Neimen

Shows numerous troop positions (color-coded) along routes westbound from Moscow to the Neman River (now in Belarus and Lithuania). Title from map area (upper left). Hand colored to identify troop positions (col... more

The father of the family takeing [sic] his eldest boy from school

The father of the family takeing [sic] his eldest boy from school

Print shows Napoleon being taken away "from school" by the devil ascending into the sky. Title from item. No. "365" printed in upper right corner of plate. Tegg reproduction. Probably 1813-1815, after Leipzig b... more

Le Carnaval de 1814, ou Le marcaroni Impérial

Le Carnaval de 1814, ou Le marcaroni Impérial

Cartoon shows Napoleon and Cambacérès as a harlequin and punch, respectively; between them is a table on which is a map of Europe. Cambacérès ladles out a macaroni soup comprised of the unpopular actions and ev... more

The journey of a modern hero, to the island of Elba

The journey of a modern hero, to the island of Elba

Print shows Napoleon I seated backwards on a donkey on the road "to Elba" from Fontainebleau; he holds a broken sword in one hand and the donkey's tail in the other while two drummers follow him playing a farew... more

An altercation concerning r-l wives, &c / Lewis Marks del.

An altercation concerning r-l wives, &c / Lewis Marks del.

Print shows Napoleon I standing on a slip of land labeled "Elba" yelling at George, Prince of Wales, who is standing on a patch of land labeled "England." Napoleon complains that the British have deprived him o... more

Le tigre enchainé

Le tigre enchainé

Cartoon showing Napoleon I as a tiger in chains held by a British officer holding a whip; two men representing Russia and Austria play musical instruments nearby. DeVinck, 9800 Forms part of: French Political C... more

[Napoleon I boards the Bellerophon to surrender] / Baugean delt. & sculpt.

[Napoleon I boards the Bellerophon to surrender] / Baugean delt. & scu...

Print shows a view of the HMS Bellerophon from the aft with a rowboat drawn along the starboard side and Napoleon I climbing stairs to board the ship in order to surrender to the British and Captain Frederick L... more

Et l'on revient toujours A ses premiers amours.

Et l'on revient toujours A ses premiers amours.

Cartoon showing Napoleon I stepping down from throne into a marsh filled with frogs; in his left hand he holds a long pike with a liberty cap on top at which he is looking. DeVinck, 9541 Purchase; S. Emmering; ... more

Le Cesar de 1815 - je suis venu, j'ai vu, ... j'ai fui

Le Cesar de 1815 - je suis venu, j'ai vu, ... j'ai fui

Print shows Napoleon I carrying a broken standard with a dead eagle on top and a piece of paper that states "Vite à Paris"; he is fleeing from a battlefield strewn with dead French soldiers; above, the figure o... more

La Consultation

La Consultation

Cartoon showing ailing Napoleon losing crown while "Le Cardinal Fesch" takes his pulse. Napoleon asks: "Dear Cousin, how do you find my state?" The Cardinal replies: "Sire, it cannot endure; your Majesty has a ... more

Napoleon I, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing long coat, with his hands behind his back, in a wind-swept wooded area with a small campfire behind him, on the right Charlet 1821 ; gravé par Maile

Napoleon I, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing long ...

Title devised by Library staff. Trimmed to within plate marks.

Napoléon, élève a l'ecole militaire, (1783) / Charlet.

Napoléon, élève a l'ecole militaire, (1783) / Charlet.

Print shows Napoleon as a young boy in military training, standing, wearing uniform, holding a rifle against his body with his left arm and holding a bayonet in his right hand. He may have used the bayonet to s... more

Bataille des pyramides, 21 Juillet 1798 peint par Gros ; gravé par Frilley

Bataille des pyramides, 21 Juillet 1798 peint par Gros ; gravé par Fri...

Print shows Napoleon on horseback during the Battle of the Pyramids, gesturing toward the pyramids in the distance while speaking to his officers and soldiers on the left; in the lower right foreground are defe... more

Entrevue de Napoleon et de François II après la bataille d'Austerlitz (4 décembre 1805) peint par le baron Gros ; gravé par E. sic Delannoy

Entrevue de Napoleon et de François II après la bataille d'Austerlitz ...

Print shows Napoleon I meeting with Francis I, Emperor of Austria, and his aide-de-camp Johann Joseph I von Liechtenstein, after the battle of Austerlitz, Moravia, Czech Republic. Title from item. Printed at to... more

Bataille de Zurich, 25 Septembre 1799 peint par Bouchot ; gravé par Bein ; dessiné par Sandoz ; diagraphe et pantographe-Gavard

Bataille de Zurich, 25 Septembre 1799 peint par Bouchot ; gravé par Be...

Print shows Napoleon I, on horseback, conferring with his officers in the hills above Zurich, Switzerland. A group of three officers on the lower left appear wounded and disgruntled, and on the lower right an o... more

[Napoleon at the battle of the pyramids, July 21, 1798] / peint par Gros ; gravé par Vallot.

[Napoleon at the battle of the pyramids, July 21, 1798] / peint par Gr...

Print shows Napoleon I on horseback during the Battle of the Pyramids, gesturing toward the pyramids in the distance while speaking to his officers and soldiers; in the lower right foreground are defeated Mamlu... more

Funérailles de l'Empereur Napoléon. Intérier de l'église des Invalides pendant la Cérémonie religieuse, 15 Décembre 1840 / Dessiné par Férogio et Girard ; Lith. Coulon.

Funérailles de l'Empereur Napoléon. Intérier de l'église des Invalides...

Interior of the Church of Invalides, service in progress. Hubbard Collection.

Funérailles de L'Empereur Napoléon. Passage du cortège dans les champs Élisées (15 Decembre 1840) / Dessiné par Ferogio et Girard ; Lith. Coulon.

Funérailles de L'Empereur Napoléon. Passage du cortège dans les champs...

Funeral procession of Napoleon passing on the champs Elisées. Hubbard Collection. Signed on stone. No. 5.

Funérailles de lʾEmpereur Napoleon (15 décembre 1840) gravé par G. Chavane

Funérailles de lʾEmpereur Napoleon (15 décembre 1840) gravé par G. Cha...

Print shows the funeral procession for the remains of Napoleon I as they pass through the streets to his final resting place in Paris, France, in 1840. Title from item. Printed at top left: Galrie. histque. de ... more

Pope Gregory 1st lith of Wagner & McGuigan Philada

Pope Gregory 1st lith of Wagner & McGuigan Philada

Print shows Pope Gregory, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with a knight standing in the background, holding a spear and shield. Title from item. Printed at bottom center: 3. Stamped in lower left: ... more

Ultimatum on the Oregon question

Ultimatum on the Oregon question

In his typically jingoist view of Polk's handling of the Oregon question, the artist Edward Williams Clay belittles the self-interested attitudes of Europe toward the dispute. The issue of whether to settle the... more

Béni-Haçan - architecture hypogéenne - tombeau d'Amoneï / Félix Teynard.

Béni-Haçan - architecture hypogéenne - tombeau d'Amoneï / Félix Teynar...

View of the Tomb of Amenemhat showing rock-hewn columns at entrance, Beni-Hasan, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teyna... more

[Emperor Maximilian, seated, far right, and three other men, in Vienna]

[Emperor Maximilian, seated, far right, and three other men, in Vienna...

Title devised by Library staff. (Source: researcher M. P. Higgins, 2018) In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 3, upper right. On mount: Two fo... more

Emperor Maximilian, (standing center with hand on hip) and his three brothers, (left to right) Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria, and Archduke Ludwig Viktor of Austria

Emperor Maximilian, (standing center with hand on hip) and his three b...

Title devised by Library staff. (Source: researcher M. P. Higgins, 2018) In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 3, lower right. On mount: Two fo... more

Napoléon a Sainte-Hélène

Napoléon a Sainte-Hélène

Print shows Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, full-length portrait, facing front, sitting on rocks on the island of Saint Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. Title from item. Signed on ... more

Colonne Vendome

Colonne Vendome

Stereograph shows monument to Napoleon's victory at Austerlitz at Place Vendôme, Paris. Title from item.

Vienna. Statue of Emperor Joseph

Vienna. Statue of Emperor Joseph

Equestrian statue of Emperor Franz Joseph II seated on horse. In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 138, back. No. 270.

Grenade. Statue de Isabelle la Catholique (de face) / J. Laurent. Madrid.

Grenade. Statue de Isabelle la Catholique (de face) / J. Laurent. Madr...

Statue of Queen Isabella I. In album: Spain, opposite p. 42. No. 287.

[Bas-relief from the tomb of Maximilian I, depicting the marriage of Maximilian and Maria of Burgundy

[Bas-relief from the tomb of Maximilian I, depicting the marriage of M...

In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, p. 158. No. R27.

[Tomb of Maximilian I in the Hofkirche, Innsbruck, Austria]

[Tomb of Maximilian I in the Hofkirche, Innsbruck, Austria]

Interior view of the Hofkirche. In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, p. 159. No. R29A.

[Life-size statues which surround the tomb of Maximilian I, in the Hofkirche, Innsbruck, Austria]

[Life-size statues which surround the tomb of Maximilian I, in the Hof...

In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, opposite p. 160. No. R30B.

[Life size statues surrounding tomb of Maximilian I, Hofkirche, Innsbruck, Austria]

[Life size statues surrounding tomb of Maximilian I, Hofkirche, Innsbr...

In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, opposite p. 159. No. R28A.

Médinet-Abou. 2me cour galerie de Touthmés 1er Côté gauche (Égypte) / Bonfils.

Médinet-Abou. 2me cour galerie de Touthmés 1er Côté gauche (Égypte) / ...

Gallery in second court of Thutmose I at Medinet Habu Site, Egypt. Title from item. No. 169.

Médinet-Abou. 2me cour galerie de Touthmés 1er côté gauche,  Égypte / Bonfils.

Médinet-Abou. 2me cour galerie de Touthmés 1er côté gauche, Égypte / ...

Gallery in second court of Thutmose I at Medinet Habu Site, Egypt. Title from item. No. 163.

Exterior view of Dunfermline Abbey, Scotland

Exterior view of Dunfermline Abbey, Scotland

Stamped on mount: Thomas Annan, Portrait & Landscape photographer, 202 Hope Street, Glasgow and Burnbark Road, Hamilton. In album: Browning Collection of Portraits, etc., p. 4 (bottom right). Color laser copy r... more

Columbus explaining his discovery to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella / drawn by John Gilbert.

Columbus explaining his discovery to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella...

Illustration shows Christopher Columbus pointing to a spot on a map while Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain look on. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. XII, no. 596 (1868 May 30), cover. Title from item.

[Wilhelm I, Emperor of Germany, in regalia, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Wilhelm I, Emperor of Germany, in regalia, half-length portrait, faci...

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on verso: Gift, Virginia S. Benjamin, Feb. 12, 1946. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

L' Homme a la boule / par Draner ; Lefman & Lourdel sc.

L' Homme a la boule / par Draner ; Lefman & Lourdel sc.

Illustration shows Kaiser Wilhelm as an acrobat having difficulty balancing on a globe. Title from item. Caption: Tarteifle! Je ne gonprends pas ce que j'ébrouve? Il me semple que je affre perdu l'égilipre, et ... more

Surrender of Napoleon III on Sepr. 2d. 1870 Übergabe von Napoleon III.

Surrender of Napoleon III on Sepr. 2d. 1870 Übergabe von Napoleon III.

Print shows Napoleon III handing his sword to Wilhelm I, King of Prussia, after the battle at Sedan. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1871 by H. Schile in the Office of the Libr... more

Napoleon's return from the Island of Elba, March 7th 1815 / painted by Steuben ; engraved by Geo. Sanders.

Napoleon's return from the Island of Elba, March 7th 1815 / painted by...

Print showing Napoleon I greeting French soldiers and citizens after his escape from Elba. Title from item. Trimmed within plate mark.

Bonaparte en Égypte peint par E. Detaille ; Edouard Detaille 1878 ; photogravure Goupil & Cie

Bonaparte en Égypte peint par E. Detaille ; Edouard Detaille 1878 ; ph...

Print shows Napoleon on horseback arriving with several of his generals at the scene of a battle where French soldiers present the captured standards of the Mamelukes and a group of prisoners; some of the Frenc... more

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