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Britons! Your country needs you / Printed by Saunders & Cullingham, 2 & 3 Burgon Street, Carter Lane, London, E.C.
The Birth fygures

The Birth fygures

Woman's stool (birthing chair), fetus in uterus, feet down, and fetus in uterus, head down, latter marked "This is the naturall and best way of birth".

[Alchemist and assistant in laboratory, with surrounding border of birds, flowers, and insects]

[Alchemist and assistant in laboratory, with surrounding border of bir...

Chapter frontispiece in: Theatrum chemicum britannicum / Elias Ashmole. London : Printed by F. Grismund for N. Brooke, 1652. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library... more

[Microscope studies of structure of different types of seeds: tulip, stramonium, anagallis, coded arsmart, and azarum]

[Microscope studies of structure of different types of seeds: tulip, s...

Illus. in: The anatomy of plants / Nehemiah Grew. [London] : Printed by W. Rawlins, for the author, 1682, plate 71. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Cong... more

A Garden bean in one lobe of wch. the seminal root is layed bare, the radical cut transversly, [and] a piece of ye true skin

A Garden bean in one lobe of wch. the seminal root is layed bare, the ...

Cross-section of a bean based on microscope examination.

Axiomata sive leges motus

Axiomata sive leges motus

Newton's three laws of motion and diagram of parallelogram, in chapter entitled Axiomata sive leges Motus.

Animalium tabula generalis

Animalium tabula generalis

Animal classification chart by John Ray. Chart in: Synopsis methodica animalium quadrupedum et serpentini generis / John Ray. Londini : Impensis S. Smith & B. Walford Societas Regiae Typographorum, 1693, p. 53.... more

New river water

New river water

Man carrying 2 buckets of water on yoke.

Oh--You shall see, vat you shall see

Oh--You shall see, vat you shall see

Illustration showing London street crier talking to two children, who are looking into a peepshow box. Illus. in: Marcellus Laroon's The cryes of the city of London after the life. London, 1711, pl. 75. Engravi... more

Lycopersicon, apples of love

Lycopersicon, apples of love

Tomato in bud, full fruit, and section.

An apology to the town, for himself and the bottle, by J.* Nick-all, Bedford Coffee-House, Covent Garden, Feb. the 6th

An apology to the town, for himself and the bottle, by J.* Nick-all, B...

"An engraving with three columns of verse in letterpress below it. The former shows a table placed in the middle of a stage-scene for a room; on the table is a quart bottle, in the neck of which is a large funn... more

The case of the German Protestant Churches settled in the Province of Pensylvania, and in North America. Philadelphia: Printed by B. Franklin and D. Hall, 1753

The case of the German Protestant Churches settled in the Province of ...

Imprint 3.; Franklin coll. 2. 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 141, Folder 15.

English credulity, or the invisible ghost

English credulity, or the invisible ghost

A satire referring to the "Cock Lane Ghost" shows the interior of a bed-room crowded with men, some church ministers, one possibly Oliver Goldsmith, commenting on the "Cock Lane ghost". Two small children lie i... 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

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

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

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

The 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 city carriers

The city carriers

Print shows Samuel Turner, Lord Mayor of London, at the head of a procession, alongside Liberty, to present the petition of the Livery of London to the king. Truth rides sidesaddle on a donkey followed by Willi... more

Sketch for the statue ordered to be erected to the memory of the late Wm. Beckford Esqr. by the Court of Common Council

Sketch for the statue ordered to be erected to the memory of the late ...

Print shows William Beckford stands full-length, with his back to a wall of windows, treading on the male figure of tyranny bound with chains at his feet, with his right hand on the shoulder of Britannia in a c... more

A genuine letter from a well-known patriot at St. James’s to his friend in Boston, relative to the present distracted state of American affairs. Dated London, November 28, 1774. [Boston? 1775].

A genuine letter from a well-known patriot at St. James’s to his frien...

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 38, Folder 34.

Boston, January 31, 1775. Yesterday a vessel arriv’d at Marblehead from Falmouth, in which, London papers were brought to the 12th of December, which were immediately sent to the Committee of correspondence of this town, containing. The King’s s

Boston, January 31, 1775. Yesterday a vessel arriv’d at Marblehead fro...

Photographic reproduction.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplica... more

Ecce homo / B-b-y.

Ecce homo / B-b-y.

Print shows an enraged, wild-eyed and possibly demented man, identified (in the British Museum CPPS) as William Austin, violently reviling "Damn your foolish caricatures" posted in the window of Matthew Darly's... more

Dr. Auchmuty’s letter to Capt. Montresor, chief engineer, at Boston. New York, April 19, 1775. My dear Sir. Yesterday Capt. Coupar arrived from London; Rivington I conclude will have all the news in his paper, but for fear you should not get his

Dr. Auchmuty’s letter to Capt. Montresor, chief engineer, at Boston. N...

Copy 2 formerly numbered as Portfolio 38, Folder 8a.; Imprint 2. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 38, Folder 8a. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile pa... more

To the King's most excellent majesty, this view of the royal dock yard at Deptford [...] / painted by R. Paton, the figures by J. Mortimer ; engraved by W. Woollett.

To the King's most excellent majesty, this view of the royal dock yard...

Boats on Thames River and dockyard, Deptford, London, England.

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

DCM 0405: Potter Flute in C

DCM 0405: Potter Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ivory, silver keys.; 66.2 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, square flaps, with pewter plug and silver mount for high C. Mark Maximum: POTTER / SENIOR / LONDON / 1778 Mark Additi... more

Westminster election 1780 / E--g inv.

Westminster election 1780 / E--g inv.

Print shows Lord Lincoln standing on the right of St. Paul's portico, Charles James Fox standing in the center with Britannia and the British lion, and on the left, James Young, acting as proxy for Admiral Rodn... more

The encampment in Hyde Park MDCCLXXX / P. Sandby fecit.

The encampment in Hyde Park MDCCLXXX / P. Sandby fecit.

Print shows tents beneath large trees on the right and in the background, with soldiers and citizens clustered in small groups; at the far right is a drinking establishment with a sign that states "Pooles Inti... more

The only booth in the fair - Portland & Co., late Shelburne / I. Boyne invt & exct, London.

The only booth in the fair - Portland & Co., late Shelburne / I. Boyne...

Print shows a country fair amusement with Charles James Fox, on a raised platform, wearing a dunce or liberty cap labeled "Vox Populi" receiving bribes from Lord North, to the right, on the platform, Lord Shelb... more

The encampment in St. James's Park MDCCLXXX

The encampment in St. James's Park MDCCLXXX

Print shows soldiers relaxing in tents and talking on horseback, with women and children and dogs in the foreground, and a view of Westminster Abbey in the background.