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Topic: mezzotints

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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

Mr. Garrick in Hamlet / B. Wilson pinxt ; J. McArdell fecit.

Mr. Garrick in Hamlet / B. Wilson pinxt ; J. McArdell fecit.

David Garrick in Hamlet, Act 1, Scene 4, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right, with hands raised.

Major General James Wolfe, commander in chief of his majesty's forces in the expedition against Quebec / H. Smith Esqr. pinxt. ; C. Spooner fecit.

Major General James Wolfe, commander in chief of his majesty's forces ...

Print shows James Wolfe, half-length portrait, left porfile, wearing military uniform.

Sir William Johnson, Major General of the English forces in America / T. Adams, delin.; Spooner, fecit.

Sir William Johnson, Major General of the English forces in America / ...

Print shows three-quarter length portrait of Sir William Johnson, with his arm resting on a cannon muzzle and holding a baton.

[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

Her most excellent majesty Charlotte Queen of Great Britain / Frye ad vivum delineavit et sculp.

Her most excellent majesty Charlotte Queen of Great Britain / Frye ad ...

Charlotte, Queen of Great Britain, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left.

The queen's arms, a night's amusement / Maucourt invt. et fecit.

The queen's arms, a night's amusement / Maucourt invt. et fecit.

Four men gathered for an evening of amusement, one appears to be forcing another to drink from a bowl.

[Sir Jeffery Amherst] [Knight of the most honorable Order of Bath, ...] / / J. Reynolds pinx. ; J. Watson fecit. 1766.

[Sir Jeffery Amherst] [Knight of the most honorable Order of Bath, ......

Sir Jeffery Amherst, three-quarter length, standing, facing left, wearing armor, helmet on table with map; boatloads of troops on a river in the background.

Sir Jeffery Amherst Knight of the most honorable Order of Bath, ... J. Reynolds pinxt. ; J. Watson fecit

Sir Jeffery Amherst Knight of the most honorable Order of Bath, ... J....

Sir Jeffery Amherst, three-quarter length, standing, facing left, wearing armor, helmet on table with map "Plan of the Island of Montreal & its Environs"; boatloads of troops on a river in the background. Title... more

[A tarred and feathered man standing on hands and feet with a rope attached to upper thighs and held by a man standing at left; the man on all fours looks back at a wild-eyed devil standing behind him]

[A tarred and feathered man standing on hands and feet with a rope att...

Title from item. Possibly from series published by Carrington Bowles; see Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5232. Forms part of: Briti... more

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

A new method of macarony making, as practised at Boston

A new method of macarony making, as practised at Boston

Print shows two men with a tarred and feathered customs officer, they are forcing him to drink from a large teapot. The man has a short piece of rope around his neck which may have been attached to the piece of... more

What is this my son Tom

What is this my son Tom

"Honest farmer" with adult son who has large, elaborate hairstyle and stylish clothes.

A political lesson / J. Dixon invenit et fecit.

A political lesson / J. Dixon invenit et fecit.

Print shows a rearing black stallion (possibly representing America) which has thrown its rider (possibly representing England). The rider has struck his head on a mile marker "To Boston VI miles" behind which ... more

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

Charles Lee, Esq'r. - major general of the Continental Army in America / Thomlinson pinxt.

Charles Lee, Esq'r. - major general of the Continental Army in America...

Print shows Charles Lee, three-quarter length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing slightly left, gesturing with right hand, cannon firing in the background next to flag "An Appeal to Heaven."

Israel Putnam, Esq'r. - major general of the Connecticut forces, and commander in chief at the engagement on Bunckers-Hill near Boston, 17 June 1775 / J. Wilkinson pinxt.

Israel Putnam, Esq'r. - major general of the Connecticut forces, and c...

Print shows Israel Putnam, three-quarter length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing slightly right, with right arm resting on the barrel of a cannon, cannons firing in the background.

George Washington, Esq'r. - general and commander in chief of the Continental Army in America / done from an original, drawn from the life by Alex'r. Campbell, of Williamsburgh in Virginia ; Ioh. Martin Will excud. Aug. Vind.

George Washington, Esq'r. - general and commander in chief of the Cont...

Print shows George Washington, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right, wearing military uniform, gesturing with right hand toward battle in background.

Commodore Hopkins, commander in chief of the American Fleet

Commodore Hopkins, commander in chief of the American Fleet

Print shows Esek Hopkins, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing front, with sword drawn during naval engagement; ships in background display "Dont tread upon me" and "Liberty Tree - A... more

David Wooster, Esq'r. - commander in chief of the Provincial Army against Quebec

David Wooster, Esq'r. - commander in chief of the Provincial Army agai...

Print shows David Wooster, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing military uniform, holding pike in right hand, left hand resting on cannon.

The wise men of Gotham and their goose

The wise men of Gotham and their goose

Print shows Lord Bute, with sword raised, about to cut the head off the goose "who laid each day an egg of gold" representing British policies toward the American colonies. A corpulant bishop is sitting in the ... more

The Hon[ora]ble S[i]r Wm. Howe, Knight of the Bath and commander in chief of his magesty's forces in America / Corbutt, delin; se bend chez J.M. Will, à Augsbourg.

The Hon[ora]ble S[i]r Wm. Howe, Knight of the Bath and commander in ch...

Print shows Sir William Howe, three-quarter length portrait, in uniform.

Humours of May Day, pl. 2

Humours of May Day, pl. 2

Cartoon print showing bawdy (women?) revelers dancing in the street before a doorway inscribed "Lows."

Horatio Gates Esqr., major general of the American forces

Horatio Gates Esqr., major general of the American forces

Print shows Horatio Gates, three-quarter length portrait, facing left, wearing uniform, standing at table in tent, with tents and a flag with horizontal stripes in the background.

Iohn Paul Iones, commander of a squadron in the service of the thirteen United States of North America, 1779

Iohn Paul Iones, commander of a squadron in the service of the thirtee...

Print shows John Paul Jones, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, standing, wearing uniform, holding telescope cradled in right arm, left hand on anchor, with naval battle scene in the background.

[Association meeting at York]

[Association meeting at York]

Print shows an allegorical representation of a meeting of the Association of York during which all disputes were amicably settled.

Loon na werk 1780

Loon na werk 1780

Print shows a large dog (representing England) muzzled and chained being attacked by several men (representing the countries of the armed neutrality league and the allies, a Swede, a Dane, a Frenchman with an u... more

Sr. George Bridges Rodney - [...] admiral of the Blue & [... Maje]sty's ships sent to protect our trad[...] West Indies

Sr. George Bridges Rodney - [...] admiral of the Blue & [... Maje]sty'...

Print shows Sir George Brydges Rodney, half-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing ornate uniform.

A side box

A side box

Two elegantly-dressed women seated in theater box, with man offering fruit to one woman.

An high wind in St. Paul's Church yard

An high wind in St. Paul's Church yard

Print shows a street scene outside a print shop on a windy day as pedestrians struggle against the force of the wind.

[Lady MacBeth] [Act, 5th--'One, two; why then 'tis time to do't / / painted by H. Fuseli ; engrved by J.R. Smith].

[Lady MacBeth] [Act, 5th--'One, two; why then 'tis time to do't / / pa...

Lady MacBeth walking in her sleep, full-length view, carrying candle; a man and a woman observe from a bench on the right in the background.

The fruit woman

The fruit woman

Caricature of a "Macaroni" (English fop) being carried in wheelbarrow of fruit vendor.

La France reçoit des trois ordres les voeux de toutes la nation et les presentent à Louis Seize et à Mr. Necker

La France reçoit des trois ordres les voeux de toutes la nation et les...

Allegory showing France as a woman receiving from the three estates (clergyman, nobleman, and peasant) the wishes of the nation and presenting them to King Louis XVI and Jacques Necker, who was recalled to offi... more

Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, fermier général. Né a Paris le 16 aout 1743. Jugé le 16 floréal l'an 2

Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, fermier général. Né a Paris le 16 aout 1743...

Head-and-shoulders portrait of French chemist, Antoine Laurent Lavoisier. Vignette below portrait depicts his arrest and conviction in 1794 for being a member of the Farmer's General, a private company that col... more

[The plundering of the King's cellar, Paris, 10th August, 1793 (i.e., 1792)] / J. Zoffany Esqr. pinx. ; R. Earlom sculpt.

[The plundering of the King's cellar, Paris, 10th August, 1793 (i.e., ...

Engraving after contemporary history genre painting depicting events in Paris, France on August 10th 1792, in particular, the aftermath of the storming of the Tuileries Palace by sansculottes showing the imagin... more

James Northcote, R.A. S.W. Reynolds 1802

James Northcote, R.A. S.W. Reynolds 1802

Print shows James Northcote, half-length portrait, facing slightly right; possibly same as published by John Jeffryes, Clapham Road. Title from item. After a self-portrait painting by James Northcote. Trimmed t... more

Lake of Thun, Swiss / drawn & etch'd. by J.M.W. Turner ; engraved by C. Turner.

Lake of Thun, Swiss / drawn & etch'd. by J.M.W. Turner ; engraved by C...

Print shows lake with people in boats and some people working around a wagon on shore.

William Shakespear - from the original picture by Cornelius Jansen / engraved by Chas. Turner, Mezzotinto Engraver in ordinary to His Majesty.

William Shakespear - from the original picture by Cornelius Jansen / e...

Print shows William Shakespeare, bust portrait with lace collar, facing front.

This portrait of Captn. Isaac Hull, of the United States Navy: ... / Gilbert Stuart Esqr. pinxt. ; the vignette from an original drawing under the direction of Captn. Hull ; Freeman excudit.

This portrait of Captn. Isaac Hull, of the United States Navy: ... / G...

Print showing Captain Isaac Hull, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military uniform, and holding hat under left arm.

Mr. Kean in Richard the Third Act IV Scene 4 / / painted by J.J. Halls ; engraved by C. Turner.

Mr. Kean in Richard the Third Act IV Scene 4 / / painted by J.J. Halls...

Edmund Kean, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, as Richard III.

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.

Herder / drawn by Buri ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Herder / drawn by Buri ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Johann Gottfried Herder, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front.

Andrew Jackson. From the original painting in the possession of Col. C.G. Childs of Philadelphia / painted by W. J. Hubard ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Andrew Jackson. From the original painting in the possession of Col. C...

Print shows Andrew Jackson, full-length portrait, sitting in a chair, facing front, with legs crossed and hands on lap.

Dr. Dalton, F.R.S. - president of the Literary & Philosophical Society, Manchester / painted by J. Lonsdale Esqre. ; engraved by C. Turner, A.R.A.

Dr. Dalton, F.R.S. - president of the Literary & Philosophical Society...

Print shows Dr. John Dalton, noted chemist and physicist, half-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, fingers on right hand tucked into vest.

Naval battle with American battleship and sailors in the lower right corner cheering as a ship explodes on the left William Warner

Naval battle with American battleship and sailors in the lower right c...

Title devised by Library staff. Signed in pencil on lower right corner: William Warner. Includes unrelated newsprint on paper mount on verso. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the ... more

Immediate emancipation in the West Indies, Aug. 1st, 1838 / painted by Alexr. Rippingille ; engraved by S.H. Gimber
Henry Clay / painted by G. Linen ; engraved by J. Sartain. Philada.

Henry Clay / painted by G. Linen ; engraved by J. Sartain. Philada.

Print showing Henry Clay, full-length portrait, sitting with legs crossed, facing front, with right arm resting on a table, and holding papers in lap with left hand.

The philosopher & his kite / H.S. Sadd sc.

The philosopher & his kite / H.S. Sadd sc.

Print shows Benjamin Franklin and his son William flying a kite during an electrical storm.

James Buchanan / painted by J. Eichholz ; engraved by J. Sartain.

James Buchanan / painted by J. Eichholz ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Print showing James Buchanan, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, holding papers; above facsimile signature.

The death-bed of Wesley / engraved by John Sartain ; Pub'd. by Wm. Sartain, Phila.

The death-bed of Wesley / engraved by John Sartain ; Pub'd. by Wm. Sar...

Print showing deathbed scene of Reverend John Wesley. Those attending Wesley are, from l. to right as listed on the print, Miss Sarah Wesley, a medical assistant, Rev. J. Bradford, Rev. P. Dickinson, Mrs. Charl... more

Henry Clay / painted by J.W. Dodge 1843 ; engd. on steel by H.S. Sadd, N.Y.

Henry Clay / painted by J.W. Dodge 1843 ; engd. on steel by H.S. Sadd,...

Print showing Henry Clay, full-length portrait, sitting under tree, facing front, with dog at his feet. Includes facsimile signature and a remarque with view of Ashland, home of Henry Clay.

The happy family / mezzotint by Sartain expressly for Miss Leslie's Magazine.

The happy family / mezzotint by Sartain expressly for Miss Leslie's Ma...

Print shows a family gathered in a parlor for tea; seated at a table are the father, holding a book and with a young daughter leaning on his knee, and the mother, pouring tea, also present are another daughter ... more

Henry Clay / painted by James Wise ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Henry Clay / painted by James Wise ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Print showing Henry Clay, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, gesturing with right hand, left hand resting on table; a globe and two books are on the floor in lower left corner.

Gen. Washington (on the battle field at Trenton) / engraved by W. Warner from the original picture by Col. John Trumbull in possession of Yale College N. Haven.

Gen. Washington (on the battle field at Trenton) / engraved by W. Warn...

Print showing George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing military uniform.

His royal highness Prince Albert, K.G. &c. &c. &c. / painted by John Lucas ; engraved by Henry S. Sadd, 1847.

His royal highness Prince Albert, K.G. &c. &c. &c. / painted by John L...

Print showing Prince Albert, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, holding scepter and hat.

"Have ye beheld the young god of the seas" / Ward ; Sartain.

"Have ye beheld the young god of the seas" / Ward ; Sartain.

Print shows a young boy with wings borne across the sea by three female figures.

Daniel Webster / painted by Chester Harding ; engraved by J. Andrews & H.W. Smith.

Daniel Webster / painted by Chester Harding ; engraved by J. Andrews &...

Print showing Daniel Webster, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left. 73 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851 by Chester Harding in the Cle... more

Daniel Webster / painted by Chester Harding ; engraved by J. Andrews & H.W. Smith.

Daniel Webster / painted by Chester Harding ; engraved by J. Andrews &...

Print showing Daniel Webster, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left.

G. Washington / P.F. Rothermel pinx ; A.H. Ritchie sc.

G. Washington / P.F. Rothermel pinx ; A.H. Ritchie sc.

Print showing George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, right hand on book, left hand holding sword. Includes facsimile signature.

G. Washington / P.F. Rothermel pinx ; A.H. Ritchie sc.

G. Washington / P.F. Rothermel pinx ; A.H. Ritchie sc.

Print showing George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, right hand on book, left hand holding sword. Includes facsimile signature.

Rev. Geo. Duffield D.D. / engraved by John Sartain ; the original picture by A. Bradish.

Rev. Geo. Duffield D.D. / engraved by John Sartain ; the original pict...

Rev. George Duffield, half-length portrait, seated, facing left.

The keepsake / Stephanoff ; Sartain.

The keepsake / Stephanoff ; Sartain.

Print shows Lady Ermengarde, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front, holding two letters in her hands on her lap, she has her head tilted slightly forward and to her left as she ponders the content... more

William Pennington. Speaker of the House of Representatives of the U.S. 36th Congress 1860 / photographed by Brady ; engraved by A.B. Walter.

William Pennington. Speaker of the House of Representatives of the U.S...

Print shows William Pennington, half-length portrait, seated to the left, facing front; includes facsimile signature "Wm. Pennington of N. Jersey."

Washington and his family / original painting by C. Schussele, Phila. ; engraved by Wm. Sartain, Phila.

Washington and his family / original painting by C. Schussele, Phila. ...

Print showing George and Martha Washington sitting at a table with George Washington Parke Custis and Nelly Custis standing to the right and left of George, and a servant entering on the far right. On the table... more

Washington and his family / original painting by C. Schussele, Phila. ; engraved by Wm. Sartain, Phila.

Washington and his family / original painting by C. Schussele, Phila. ...

Print showing George and Martha Washington sitting at a table with George Washington Parke Custis and Nelly Custis standing to the right and left of George, and a servant entering on the far right. On the table... more

Young American crushing rebellion and sedition / engraved by William Sartain.

Young American crushing rebellion and sedition / engraved by William S...

A symbolic vision of the North's defeat of the Confederacy. "Young America" or the Union is shown as the infant Hercules strangling two serpents representing rebellion and sedition. According to Greek mythology... more

Washington and his family / original painting by C. Schussele, Phila. ; engraved by William Sartain, Phila.

Washington and his family / original painting by C. Schussele, Phila. ...

Print showing George and Martha Washington sitting at a table with George Washington Parke Custis and Nelly Custis standing to the right and left of George, and a servant entering on the far right. On the table... more

The first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before the cabinet / painted by F.B. Carpenter ; engraved by A.H. Ritchie.

The first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before the cabinet ...

Print shows a reenactment of Abraham Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation on July 22, 1862, painted by Francis B. Carpenter at the White House in 1864. Depicted, from left to right are: Edwin M. Stanto... 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.

Marcellus Hartley

Marcellus Hartley

Marcellus Hartley, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing slightly right.

Gen. Gage / engraved by William Sartain.

Gen. Gage / engraved by William Sartain.

General Thomas Gage, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing front; in medallion on pedestal. 77485 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1899 by Wm. Sartain, N.Y.

London from my window / Jo. Pennell.

London from my window / Jo. Pennell.

Print shows view of London at evening with the London Bridge in the foreground.

[Westminster, evening]

[Westminster, evening]

Print shows Westminster Palace and bridge across the Thames River at night.

Country folk

Country folk

Print shows a man standing at a Dutch door looking out at a woman holding an infant on her lap, with a young girl standing on one side and a dog lying on the ground on the other; a young man is standing next to... more

B. Franklin of Philadelphia - L.L.D. F.R.S. / B. Wilson pinxt. ; Js McArdell fecit.

B. Franklin of Philadelphia - L.L.D. F.R.S. / B. Wilson pinxt. ; Js Mc...

Benjamin Franklin, half-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, he holds a book "Electric Expts", scientific instruments are to his left, and in the background lightning strikes a village. From a paint... more

Little Sammie Sartain / painted by Sant ; engd. by Wm. Sartain.

Little Sammie Sartain / painted by Sant ; engd. by Wm. Sartain.

Print shows Sammie Sartain, half-length portrait, sitting up in bed with hands clasped, facing front. U9271 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Library has two impressions, one has attributions printed belo... more

Major-General Zachary Taylor--President of the United States / from an original daguerreotype ; engraved by John Sartain.

Major-General Zachary Taylor--President of the United States / from an...

Zachary Taylor, full-length portrait, standing beside horse, facing front.

Major-General Zachary Taylor--President of the United States / from an original daguerreotype ; engraved by John Sartain.

Major-General Zachary Taylor--President of the United States / from an...

Zachary Taylor, full-length portrait, standing beside horse, facing front.

William Henry Harrison--Late President of the United States / painted by James R. Lambdin ; engraved by J. Sartain.

William Henry Harrison--Late President of the United States / painted ...

William Henry Harrison, full-length portrait, standing, facing front.

William Henry Harrison--Late President of the United States / painted by James R. Lambdin ; engraved by J. Sartain.

William Henry Harrison--Late President of the United States / painted ...

William Henry Harrison, full-length portrait, standing, facing front.

A flood

A flood

Print showing a baby and a kitten in a cradle floating on flood waters. F9602 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Engraved by E. Gilbert Hester after painting by Sir John Everett Millais. Signed on plate wi... more

A flood

A flood

Print showing a baby and a kitten in a cradle floating on flood waters. F9602 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Engraved by E. Gilbert Hester after painting by Sir John Everett Millais. Signed on plate wi... more

Martial law / engraved by John Sartain.

Martial law / engraved by John Sartain.

The Missouri painter George Caleb Bingham's eloquent but belated reprisal for, as the title continues, "the desolation of the border counties of Missouri, during the enforcement of military orders, issued by Br... more

Martial law / engraved by John Sartain.

Martial law / engraved by John Sartain.

The Missouri painter George Caleb Bingham's eloquent but belated reprisal for, as the title continues, "the desolation of the border counties of Missouri, during the enforcement of military orders, issued by Br... more