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Hierbey sollman spürn und w[...]ercken ; ... / HNFecit ; B.C. excu.

Hierbey sollman spürn und w[...]ercken ; ... / HNFecit ; B.C. excu.

Allegory of vanity (presumptuousness) showing five demon-like figures confronting a man and a woman wearing elaborate collars. Title from item. Andresen, 12 Hollstein, 13 Exhibited: Painted Prints : Renaissance... more

[St. Francis beneath a tree, praying] / Rembrandt.
L' Escalette Le Clerc f

L' Escalette Le Clerc f

Print shows the siege and bombardment of the fortified city of Messina or Taormina, Sicily, between 1674 and 1676 by the "Duc de Vivonne" commander of the fleet seen in the bay, and from batteries on the top of... more

Michaeli de Ruyter, batavorum, architalasso, invincibili, incomparabili ... / Romano de Hooghe auctore.

Michaeli de Ruyter, batavorum, architalasso, invincibili, incomparabil...

Print shows the body of Michiel de Ruyter lying on a bier in front of a memorial structure with two columns depicting scenes of naval victories. He is wearing a breastplate and is holding a sword and baton. Sev... more

Henri IV. délibére sur son futur mariage / Rubens, pinxit ; I.M. Nattier, delineavit ; I. Audran, scupsit.

Henri IV. délibére sur son futur mariage / Rubens, pinxit ; I.M. Natti...

Allegorical scene showing Henry IV, King of France (1533-1610), looking at portrait of his bride-to-be, surrounded by mythological characters.

De stadt Nyborg veroverdt door de Hr. Michiel de Ruiter, en 't slaan der Zweeden. Door de Deenen en der selfver bontgenooten op den 25 Nov. 1659 Stoopendael sculp

De stadt Nyborg veroverdt door de Hr. Michiel de Ruiter, en 't slaan d...

Print shows the liberation of Nyborg, Denmark, by the Dutch fleet under the command of Vice-Admiral Michiel de Ruyter; shows a bird's-eye view of the walled city of Nyborg in the upper left with the Danish army... more

The harlots nurse, or modern procuress / Boitard sculpt.

The harlots nurse, or modern procuress / Boitard sculpt.

Print shows an interior view of a room in which a tightly corsetted courtesan admires herself in a mirror as her maid, or procuress, views her from behind. This scene is mirrored by a cat toying with a mouse un... more

A poor man loaded with mischief, or matrimon[y] / drawn by Experience ; engrav'd by Sorrow.

A poor man loaded with mischief, or matrimon[y] / drawn by Experience ...

Print shows a man chained to wedlock carrying a woman on his back, her breasts exposed, she holds a cup labeled "gin" and toasts "My Bucks Health", and according to a pig in a pen, "She is as Drunk as David's S... more

A view of the City of Boston the capital of New England, in North America / drawn on the spot by his excellency Governor Pownal.

A view of the City of Boston the capital of New England, in North Amer...

Print shows view of Boston, Massachusetts, from Cambridge looking across the Charles River; a shortened view with reduced skyline. Title from item. Print attributed to Pierre Charles Canot.

An exact prospect of Charlestown, the metropolis of the province of South Carolina

An exact prospect of Charlestown, the metropolis of the province of So...

Print shows a view of the waterfront at Charleston harbor, Charleston, South Carolina, with several ships and small boats in the harbor and men, some with fishing nets, standing on a bit of land in the lower le... more

A view of the harbour & city of the Havana, taken from the hill near the road, between La Regla & Guanavacoa Vue du Port et de la ville de la Havane, prise de la Montagne près du Chemin entree la Regla et Guanavacoa = Vista del Puerto y Ciudad de la Havaná, desde el Monet inmediato al Camino entre la Regla y Guanavacoa / / W. Elliottt sculpt.

A view of the harbour & city of the Havana, taken from the hill near t...

Print showing various types of trees and shrubs, with a distant view of many ships in the harbor and of the city of Havana. Includes a numbered key showing: 1. The Cavanos; 2. The Morro; 3. Entrance of the Harb... more

A view of the city of the Havana, taken from the road near Colonel Howe's battery Vue de la ville de la Havane prise du chemin pres de la batterie du Colonel Howe = Vista de la Ciudad de la Havana desde el camino de la bateria del Coronel Howe / / drawn by Elias Durnford Engineer ; etch'd by Paul Sandby ; engraved by Edw'd Rooker.

A view of the city of the Havana, taken from the road near Colonel How...

Print showing a group of people resting or having a picnic, with distant view of the harbor and city of Havana. Title from item. Trimmed within plate mark.

A view of the harbour and city of the Havana, taken from Jesu del Monte Vue du Port et ville de la Havane prise de Jesu del Monte = Vista del Puerto y Ciudad de la Havana desde Jesus del Monte / / drawn by Elias Durnford, Engineer ; engraved by T. Morris.

A view of the harbour and city of the Havana, taken from Jesu del Mont...

Print showing a two-wheeled coach without horse, a saddled horse grazing nearby, two men sitting on the ground resting, and a woman approaching them; distant view over many palm trees of the harbor and city of ... more

A view of the harbour and city of the Havana, taken from Jesu del Monte Vue du Port et ville de la Havane prise de Jesu del Monte = Vista del Puerto y Ciudad de la Havana desde Jesus del Monte / / drawn by Elias Durnford, Engineer ; engraved by T. Morris.

A view of the harbour and city of the Havana, taken from Jesu del Mont...

Print showing a two-wheeled coach without horse, a saddled horse grazing nearby, two men sitting on the ground resting, and a woman approaching them; distant view over many palm trees of the harbor and city of ... 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

A view of the market place in the city of the Havana Vue de la place du marché dans la ville de la Havane prise = Vista de la plaza del mercado en la Ciudad de la Havana / / drawn by Elias Durnford Engineer ; engraved by C. Canot and T. Morris.

A view of the market place in the city of the Havana Vue de la place d...

Print showing a large plaza with water fountain, tradesmen, venders, pedestrians, and soldiers in drill formation, also a coach and four, in the city of Havana. Title from item. Plate numbered in lower right co... more

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

An east view of Fort Royal in the Island of Guadaloupe Vue du Fort Royal, dans l'Isle de Guadaloupe, du Cote de l'Est / / drawn on the spot by Lieut. Arch. Campbell Engineer ; engraved by Peter Mazell.

An east view of Fort Royal in the Island of Guadaloupe Vue du Fort Roy...

Print showing a view of Fort Royal on the coast of the Island of Guadeloupe with soldiers relaxing in the foreground, ships at sea, and sun rising in the background. Title from item. Plate numbered in lower rig... more

High life at midnight

High life at midnight

Print shows a street scene: five upper class men and women returning home after an evening of entertainment are attacked by a group of lower class men armed with staffs intent on robbery. One of the well dresse... more

High life at noon

High life at noon

Print shows an interior view of a room in which two men and two women are taking tea; on the left, a man with an extremely long ponytail attempts to prevent the entrance of a messenger carrying a bill from "Lor... more

High life at five in the morning

High life at five in the morning

Print shows an interior view of a room; a duke has arrived home drunk at 5 a.m. to find his bedchamber occupied by another man. Through the open curtains around the bed can be seen a bare-breasted duchess. On t... more

The ever-memorable peace-makers settling their accounts

The ever-memorable peace-makers settling their accounts

Print shows the Duke of Bedford, the Earl of Bute, and Lord Holland portrayed as a fox, with the Devil behind him, seated at a table. Lord Holland writes in a ledger labeled "Unacd Millions". Title from item. C... more

The Chevalier D'--n producing his evidence against certain persons

The Chevalier D'--n producing his evidence against certain persons

Print shows opposing groups of government officials; Chevalier D'Eon, portrayed as an ape, vomits on Lord Bute who stands before other members of the Duke of Grafton's ministry and astride the Earl of Hillsboro... more

The machine to go without asses

The machine to go without asses

Print shows George III and Liberty riding in a carriage labeled "Magna Charta" as it passes over the Duke of Grafton, the Earl of Bute, Lord Holland, and Lord Mansfield. Title from item. Design'd & engrav'd for... more

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

Afbeelding van de Schouwplaats, geduurende den Brand van den Shouwburg te Amsterdam, de 11den May, 1772 Vue de la Salle du Spectacle d'Amsterdam pendant l'Incendie, le 11e. May, 1772 P. Barbiers, ad vivum del. ; C. Bogerts, sculpsit ; T. Crajenschot, excudit

Afbeelding van de Schouwplaats, geduurende den Brand van den Shouwburg...

Print shows an interior view of a theater with flames emerging on the left, as the frightened audience rushes to escape, in Amsterdam, May 11, 1772. Title from item.

Britain, America, at length be friends ...

Britain, America, at length be friends ...

Print shows America, as a Native woman, shaking hands with Britannia with the goddess Concord standing between them holding a globe and an olive branch. Ships in a busy port are in the background, and a lion, l... more

The harbour and part of the town of Havannah

The harbour and part of the town of Havannah

Print shows ship on the left in the foreground in the channel at the entrance to Havana; the city seen at right behind wall. Title from item. This record contains unverified, old data from Cresswell, 1975. Illu... more

The Parlmt. dissolved, or, the Devil turn'd fortune teller / design'd & engrav'd by G. Terry, Paternoster Row.

The Parlmt. dissolved, or, the Devil turn'd fortune teller / design'd ...

Print shows Lord North and another minister with the Devil who has conjured a Native male figure, representing America, standing on a prostrate soldier and holding a building, representing Parliament, from whic... more

The Whitehall pump

The Whitehall pump

Print shows Lord North pumping water from a water fountain topped with the head of George III onto the prostrate bodies of Britannia and a Native figure representing America. Several ministers and judges look o... more

The dissolution of P[arliamen]t

The dissolution of P[arliamen]t

Print shows members of Parliament riding in a large carriage past a building commemorating "John Wilkes Esqr."

The colossus of the North; or the striding Boreas

The colossus of the North; or the striding Boreas

Print shows Lord North, astride a stream flowing from Westminster Hall, standing on two blocks labeled "Tyranny" and "Venality"; flowing down stream are members of Parliament, at the head of the stream stands J... more

Virtual representation, 1775

Virtual representation, 1775

Print shows Lord Bute aiming a blunderbuss at a man representing colonial America; a member of Parliament, pointing at the American, tells Bute "I give you that man's money for my use", to which the American re... more

[Harmony weeps for the present situation of American affairs] / J.C. inv. ; Isc. Taylor sc.

[Harmony weeps for the present situation of American affairs] / J.C. i...

Print shows Harmony leaning against an urn weeping in a pastoral setting. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: A sermon on the present situation of American affairs / William Smith. London : Edward and Ch... more

Frontispiece - when fell debate & civil wars shall cease ...

Frontispiece - when fell debate & civil wars shall cease ...

Print shows an allegorical scene with three female figures, seated on the left is America, standing center, on clouds, is Peace holding an olive branch in her right hand raised toward an airy "Temple of Commerc... more

[Liberty triumphs over Tyranny] / Isaac Taylor del et sculp.

[Liberty triumphs over Tyranny] / Isaac Taylor del et sculp.

Print shows a female figure holding staff topped with liberty cap, representing Liberty, standing over Tyranny in a pastoral setting.

America, fig. 60 / EM.

America, fig. 60 / EM.

Print shows a female figure representing America, she wears a feathered headdress, holds a bow and arrows, and is depicted with a lizard at her feet and a deer in the background.

The state blacksmiths forging fetters for the Americans

The state blacksmiths forging fetters for the Americans

Print shows the interior of a blacksmith's shop with Lord Mansfield forging the links to a chain, Lord North standing to the left holding lorgnette and, in his right hand, a paper "An act for prohibiting all tr... more

[A Tory and a patriot wrestle for a pine tree banner while an Native watches] / Patas sculp.

[A Tory and a patriot wrestle for a pine tree banner while an Native w...

Print shows a cartouche on a map with Loyalist attempting to replace a banner displaying a pine tree and topped with a liberty cap signifying America with a banner bearing the British lion; the patriot raises a... more

America pois'd in the balance of justice

America pois'd in the balance of justice

Print shows two despondent women, possibly Britannia and America, reclining on a cliff in the rugged landscape of the new world, behind them, ships sailing toward the horizon pass a burning city, and two gods, ... more

The blessed effects of venality

The blessed effects of venality

Print shows a man, possibly George III, chopping a leg "Commons" of a three-legged stool, "Lords" and "Privy Council" being the other two legs, which may represent the Parliament and its openness to corruption,... more

Mechios River near the mills A sketch of Mechios mills.

Mechios River near the mills A sketch of Mechios mills.

Prints show the Machias River along the coast of Maine and the mills (under construction) on the river. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain... more

A view of Quebec from the south east

A view of Quebec from the south east

Print shows bird's-eye view of the city of Québec, with two ships in the foreground. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. De... more

The entrance of Havannah, from within the harbour

The entrance of Havannah, from within the harbour

Print shows ship in the foreground in the channel at the entrance to Havana, seen at left behind wall. Title from item. This record contains unverified, old data from Cresswell, 1975. Illus. in: The Atlantic Ne... more

[Views of the coastline of New York, Long Island, Staten Island, and the lighthouse on Sandy Hook, New Jersey]

[Views of the coastline of New York, Long Island, Staten Island, and t...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... London : 1777-1781. This record contains unverified, ol... more

A view of Louisbourg from the north east

A view of Louisbourg from the north east

Print shows a distant view of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... London : 1777-1... more

New York, with the entrance of the North and East rivers

New York, with the entrance of the North and East rivers

Print shows distant view of New York City at the confluence of the North and East rivers. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.... more

[Views from offshore of the New England coastline and islands at the entrance to Boston Harbor]

[Views from offshore of the New England coastline and islands at the e...

Prints show distant views of Castle Island and Governor's Island in Boston Harbor, hills along the southeast coast of Maine, and the entrance to Boston Harbor. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atl... more

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys on the 16 Augst. 1776 / engrav'd from the original picture by S. Serres from a sketch of Sir James Wallace's.

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys...

Print shows American ships attacking the British warships Phoenix and Rose on the Hudson River in New York. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Bri... more

[Wegens de staat der Engelsche natie, in't jaar 1778]

[Wegens de staat der Engelsche natie, in't jaar 1778]

Cartoon shows America (represented by a man with feathered cap) cutting the horns off a cow (representing British commerce) which is being milked by a Dutchman, two men (representing France and Spain) are stand... more

An extraordinary, gazette, or the, disappointed politicians

An extraordinary, gazette, or the, disappointed politicians

Print shows a group of British politicians sitting and standing around a table in a public house or club reading the latest news of a dispatch from General Henry Clinton possibly referring to his evacuation of ... more

Le tombeau de Voltaire / L.V. inv. ; C.M. sculp.

Le tombeau de Voltaire / L.V. inv. ; C.M. sculp.

Print shows the continents of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America personified, respectively, as d'Alembert, Catherine II, Prince Oronoco, and Benjamin Franklin; they are about to honor the tomb of Voltaire when t... more

The frontispiece shows Minerva, the goddess of wisdom and of war, ...

The frontispiece shows Minerva, the goddess of wisdom and of war, ...

Print shows Minerva, having exchanged her battle raiments for more domestic dress, nursing an infant; at her feet are an owl, a spear, and a shield which bears the likeness of a gorgon. Sitting to the right is ... more

Europe, Asia, Africa and America bringing intelligence to the genius of the London Magazine / desd. drawn and engraved by Bonnor.

Europe, Asia, Africa and America bringing intelligence to the genius o...

Print shows an allegorical scene with four female figures, representing the continents (from l. to r.) Asia, Europe, Africa, and America, approaching a seated female figure with wings writing in an open volume ... more

Iohann George Sulzer geb:den 16 Octobr 1720 - gest:den 25 Febr 1779 / A Graff pinxit 1774 ; D. Berger sculp. Berloini 1779.

Iohann George Sulzer geb:den 16 Octobr 1720 - gest:den 25 Febr 1779 / ...

Print shows Johann George Sulzer, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, medallion with ribbon at top. Title from item.

[Views from offshore of islands, cliffs, and capes in the Bay of Fundy]

[Views from offshore of islands, cliffs, and capes in the Bay of Fundy...

Prints show distant views of Isle Haute and cliffs at the Chignecto Isthmus, the Minas Basin, Cape Blowmedown, and Cape Split, Nova Scotia, with ships passing in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff. ... more

[Views from offshore of Sable Island, Nova Scotia, with ships passing near shore]

[Views from offshore of Sable Island, Nova Scotia, with ships passing ...

Prints show distant views of Sable Island, Nova Scotia. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, ....... more

The botching taylor cutting his cloth to cover a button / John Simpson aqua forti.

The botching taylor cutting his cloth to cover a button / John Simpson...

Print shows George III sitting on a table with the Earl of Bute preparing to cut a piece of cloth labeled "Ireland Great Britain Hanover." Lord North is standing to the left holding a piece of cloth already cut... more

A view of Boston

A view of Boston

Print shows ships in Boston Harbor, with distant view of the city. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... Lon... more

Carte du theatre de la guerre presente en Amerique / dressée ... par L. Denis.

Carte du theatre de la guerre presente en Amerique / dressée ... par L...

Print shows cartouche with a Native woman wearing feathered headdress and skirt reclining against a tropical tree laden with fruit and behind which grows corn; she is looking over her right shoulder at a battle... more

Le Destin molestant les Anglois

Le Destin molestant les Anglois

Print shows the Comte d'Estaing presenting a palm frond to America, a Native wearing feathered headdress and skirt and holding a staff topped with a liberty cap and who is seated on a throne of bales and barrel... more

Grand Passage in the Bay Fundy, on the western shore of Nova Scotia

Grand Passage in the Bay Fundy, on the western shore of Nova Scotia

Print shows ships passing cliffs at the entrance to the Grand Passage of the Bay of Fundy along the western shore of Nova Scotia. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the R... more

General Washington

General Washington

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing uniform and hat; in oval. Title from item. Engraved for Murrays History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial his... more

A view of the entrance of Petit Passage

A view of the entrance of Petit Passage

Print shows ships passing cliffs at the entrance to the Petit Passage near Digby Neck, Nova Scotia. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by... more

[View of Portsmouth, New Hampshire from across the Piscataqua River]

[View of Portsmouth, New Hampshire from across the Piscataqua River]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... London : 1777-1781. This record contains unverified, ol... more

[Views from offshore of islands, cliffs, and capes in the Bay of Fundy]

[Views from offshore of islands, cliffs, and capes in the Bay of Fundy...

Prints show distant views of Isle Haute and cliffs at the Chignecto Isthmus, Cape Dore, Cape Baptist and the Minas Basin, Cape Blowmedown, and Cape Split, Nova Scotia, with ships passing in the foreground. Titl... more

[Views from offshore of islands in the Bay of Fundy and the entrance to the Saint John River on the mainland]

[Views from offshore of islands in the Bay of Fundy and the entrance t...

Prints show distant views of The Wolves, a cluster of islands off New Brunswick in the Bay of Fundy, Grand Manan Island, and the entrance to the Saint John River, with ships passing in the foreground. Title dev... more

Freedom, peace, plenty, all in vain advance ...

Freedom, peace, plenty, all in vain advance ...

Print shows Britannia carrying a staff topped with a liberty cap and followed by attendants from a temple in the background on the right, advancing over weapons and a shield decorated with fleur-de-lis and a pa... more

Entrée au port de Quebec dans l'Amérique Vernet pinxit ; F.A. Annert sc

Entrée au port de Quebec dans l'Amérique Vernet pinxit ; F.A. Annert s...

Print of an idealized, European view of the entrance to the port at Quebec, with a large stone fort, small boats, and men walking along the docks. Title from item. Stamped on lower right corner: Map Division Li... more

A view of Campo Bello at the entrance of Passamaquady Bay

A view of Campo Bello at the entrance of Passamaquady Bay

Print shows Campobello as seen from an inland vantage point looking out toward Passamaquoddy Bay. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by J... more

The north point of Grandmanan Island in the Bay Fundy bearing E.N.E. distant two leagues

The north point of Grandmanan Island in the Bay Fundy bearing E.N.E. d...

Print shows ships passing cliffs at the north point of Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.... more

A view of the entrance of the gut of Annapolis Royal

A view of the entrance of the gut of Annapolis Royal

Print shows distant view of cliffs at the entrance to Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, with ships in the foreground. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Gre... more

Die wage der mache ... La balance de la puissance.

Die wage der mache ... La balance de la puissance.

Print shows Justice holding a scale on which Britannia outweighs a Spaniard, a Frenchman, America (represented by a Native wearing a feathered headdress), and a Dutchman. Includes legend corresponding to number... more

Le port de Fredericsbourg dans l'Amérique gravée d'aprés le tableau de Vernet Vernet pinxit

Le port de Fredericsbourg dans l'Amérique gravée d'aprés le tableau de...

Print of an idealized, European view of the port at Fredericksburg, Virginia, with ships in the harbor and a fort at the entrance to the port. Title from item. Stamped on lower right corner: Map Division Librar... more

Le port de Fredericsbourg dans l'Amérique gravée d'aprés le tableau de Vernet

Le port de Fredericsbourg dans l'Amérique gravée d'aprés le tableau de...

Print of an idealized, European view of the port at Fredericksburg, Virginia, with ships in the harbor and a fort at the entrance to the port. Title from item. Stamped on lower right corner: Map Division Librar... more

A view from the camp at the east end of the naked sand hills, on the south east shore of the Isle of Sable

A view from the camp at the east end of the naked sand hills, on the s...

Print shows tents at the campsite on Sable Island, Nova Scotia, with large naked sand hills to the right, and view of the harbor in the background.

A view of the town & harbour of Halifax, from Dartmouth shore

A view of the town & harbour of Halifax, from Dartmouth shore

Print shows ships in harbor at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with view of town in the distance. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W.... more

[Views, some from offshore, of ships approaching various islands around and including Nova Scotia]

[Views, some from offshore, of ships approaching various islands aroun...

Prints show distant views of White Islands and Saint Mary Bay, Milford Haven on Chedabucto Bay, Port Bickerton, N.S., Beaver Harbor Bald Isle, Canso Cranberry Isle, Beaver Islands, and Nova Scotia. Title devise... more

[Milford Haven - the head of the Bay of Chedabucto]

[Milford Haven - the head of the Bay of Chedabucto]

Print shows ships in the foreground and the entrance to Milford Haven at left; illustration printed at bottom of chart. Title from Cresswell. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal ... more

The bull over-drove, or, The drivers in danger

The bull over-drove, or, The drivers in danger

Print shows a bull trampling the prostrate body of Lord Sandwich, lead driver, and kicking toward Lord North and George Germain, the "drivers in danger." The bull is charging toward three men, representing Fran... more

War of posts / T. Colley, fect.

War of posts / T. Colley, fect.

Print shows the new ministers, Pitt, Keppel, Conway, Burke, Fox, and Richmond riding on wooden posts and cannon drive, with the aid of a devil, the old ministers, Nick, Sandwich, Amherst, North, and Mansfield i... 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 royal hunt, or a prospect of the year 1782 / South Briton fecit ; North Briton invt.

The royal hunt, or a prospect of the year 1782 / South Briton fecit ; ...

Print shows Lord Sandwich playing a fiddle, sitting between two courtesans, to the left, Lord North yawns while sitting on a sack, behind them are Rigby, Amherst, and Germain. To the right of this party is stan... more

The political mirror or an exhibition of ministers for April 1782 / Razo Rezio inv ; Crunk Fogo sculp.

The political mirror or an exhibition of ministers for April 1782 / Ra...

Print shows Lords Sandwich, Rigby, North, Mansfield, an unidentified man, and Germain in the clutches of a devil, fall into an abyss, driven there by the opposition, or new ministers, Thurlow, Conway, Camden, B... more

"Oh fly," cries peace, the soul of social life,... / Stothard del. ; Cook sculp.

"Oh fly," cries peace, the soul of social life,... / Stothard del. ; C...

Print shows an allegorical scene where a youth, guided by a dark featured figure with wild hair, stands before a pyramid inscribed with the names of battles in the American Revolution. The goddess Peace interce... more

Bowles's new map of North America and the West Indies ...

Bowles's new map of North America and the West Indies ...

Print shows an allegorical scene with a Native couple representing America depicted among the various enterprises of the time, such as fishing, weaving, and lumber production.

George Washington commander in chief of ye armies of ye United States of America / engraved by W. Sharp, from an original picture.

George Washington commander in chief of ye armies of ye United States ...

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military uniform; in oval with olive branch on the right, a rattlesnake and liberty cap at top, and flags and cannon bar... more

Amusement for John Bull & his cousin Paddy, or, the gambols of the American buffalo, in St. James's Street

Amusement for John Bull & his cousin Paddy, or, the gambols of the Ame...

Print shows several ministers helping themselves to fishes and loaves that have spilled from a fishwife's basket which was upset by a rampaging "American Buffalo"; among those depicted are the Duke of Portland,... more

Époques de l'établissement des Européens dans les États unis R. Marys servant de Limite Méridionale aux Côtes Maritimes des Etats Unis

Époques de l'établissement des Européens dans les États unis R. Marys ...

Print shows a map of North America at the time of the American Revolution showing the extent of the original thirteen states (identified by letter and corresponding key) from the Atlantic seaboard to the Missis... more

Journée de Lexington dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Rle. de Vienne &c

Journée de Lexington dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Academie Im...

Print shows an orderly maneuver of British forces during their engagements with American minutemen militias in and around the towns of Lexington and Concord in Massachusetts. Title from item. Illus. from: Recue... more

Reddition de l'armée du Lord Cornwalis dessiné par le Barbier Peintre du Roi ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Royale de Vienne &c

Reddition de l'armée du Lord Cornwalis dessiné par le Barbier Peintre ...

Print shows the surrender of the British Army at Yorktown on October 19th 1781, with Comte de Rochambeau directing British General Charles O'Hara to present Cornwallis's sword to General George Washington; incl... more

Recueil d'estampes representant les differents evenemens de la guerre qui a procure l'Indépendance aux Etats unis de l'Amérique Précis de cette guerre N. Ponce, inv. et sculp

Recueil d'estampes representant les differents evenemens de la guerre ...

Print shows the title page with vignettes of various naval battles in which the British were engaged during the American Revolution; also shows the capture of Mobile by the Spanish under by Bernardo de Gálvez, ... more

Dr. Franklin - cœlis eripuit fulmen sceptrumque tyrannis / J. Norman sc.

Dr. Franklin - cœlis eripuit fulmen sceptrumque tyrannis / J. Norman s...

Print shows Benjamin Franklin, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, wearing fur cap and spectacles.

Attaque de Brimstomhill dessiné par le Paon peintre de S. a S. Mgr. le Prince de Condé ; gravé par N. Ponce Graveur de Mgr. Comte d'Artois

Attaque de Brimstomhill dessiné par le Paon peintre de S. a S. Mgr. le...

Print shows the siege and preparations for an assault on a British fort on Brimstone Hill on St. Kitts by the French, as soldiers and native troops move mortars and cannons into position; includes description. ... more

Siege du Fort S. Philippe dessiné par le Paon peintre de S.A.S. Mgr. le Prince de Conde ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imperiale et Royale de Vienne &c

Siege du Fort S. Philippe dessiné par le Paon peintre de S.A.S. Mgr. l...

Print shows the bombardment of the fort St. Philip's Castle on the island of Minorca during the siege of the fort by French and Spanish forces; Lt. General Duc de Crillon, on horseback, watches from near an art... more

Prise de la Dominique gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Royale de Vienne &c

Prise de la Dominique gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Royal...

Print shows a French invasion force capturing a battery at Cachacrou on the island of Dominica in the West Indies, defeating a small British force and achieving the surrender of the island from the British. Tit... more

Prise de l'Isle de la Grenade gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Impériale et Royale de Vienne &c

Prise de l'Isle de la Grenade gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Impéria...

Print shows a French invasion force, under the command of Admiral Charles Hector, comte D'Estaing, capturing an artillery battery abandoned by a small contingent of British soldiers on the island of Grenada in ... more

[American medals] / D. Berger sculp & del.

[American medals] / D. Berger sculp & del.

Print shows the recto and verso of two medals or possibly four separate medals. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Allgemeines historisches taschenbuch ... / Matthias Christian Sprengel. Berlin : Haude ... more

Reddition de l'armée du Lord Cornwalis / dessiné par le Barbier peintre du roi ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Royale de Vienne &c.

Reddition de l'armée du Lord Cornwalis / dessiné par le Barbier peintr...

Print shows the surrender of the British Army at Yorktown on October 19th 1781, with Comte de Rochambeau directing British General Charles O'Hara to present Cornwallis's sword to General George Washington; incl... more

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