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Disigno dell' isola de Gerbi con le seche che la difendeno dall' inondatione del mare, ...

Disigno dell' isola de Gerbi con le seche che la difendeno dall' inond...

Print shows an assault on Jarbah Island by the Christian armada under the command of Andrea Doria and the arrival of the Turkish fleet; the Christian fleet retreats in advance of the Turks who subsequently lay ... more

A Race from Preston Pans to Berwick

A Race from Preston Pans to Berwick

Print shows General Sir John Cope and two other British officers riding to the gates of Berwick and announcing the defeat of British forces at Prestonpans by the Scots under the leadership of Charles Edward Stu... more

[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

Le General Arnold un des chefs de l'armée Anglo-Americaine.

Le General Arnold un des chefs de l'armée Anglo-Americaine.

Benedict Arnold, half-length portrait, facing front, wearing uniform; in oval with ornate border.

Mayjor General Amherst

Mayjor General Amherst

Illustration showing Sir Jeffery Amherst, half-length portrait, facing right, wearing military uniform, in medallion.

General Howe, Esqr. of the Conecticut [i.e., Connecticut] and comander [sic] Army in America / I.M. Probst sc ; Ioh. Mich: Probst exc: AV.

General Howe, Esqr. of the Conecticut [i.e., Connecticut] and comander...

Print shows William Howe, wearing military uniform, seated on horse.

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

General Arnold

General Arnold

Benedict Arnold, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in oval.

General Burgoyne / Pollard sc.

General Burgoyne / Pollard sc.

General John Burgoyne, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left; in medallion.

Der Americanische Gener: Arnold

Der Americanische Gener: Arnold

Benedict Arnold, half-length portrait, facing right, wearing military uniform; in oval frame.

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.

General Howe

General Howe

Print shows William Howe, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing slightly right, in oval.

Commodore Hopkins - commandeur en chef der Amerj: flotte

Commodore Hopkins - commandeur en chef der Amerj: flotte

Print shows Esek Hopkins, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing front, with sword drawn during naval engagement. Title from item. Illus. in: Geschichte der kriege in und ausser Europa... more

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.

Admiral Byron

Admiral Byron

John Byron, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, in medallion.

Combat memorable entre le Pearson et Paul Jones / Richard Paton pinxit ; gravé par Balth. Frederic Leizel [sic].

Combat memorable entre le Pearson et Paul Jones / Richard Paton pinxit...

Vue d'optique showing naval battle during Revolutionary War between John Paul Jones of the Bonhomme Richard and Capt. Richard Pearson of the British naval vessel Serapis, Sept. 22, 1779.

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.

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

Print shows a depiction of the naval engagement between the British fleet under Admiral Keppel and the French fleet under Count d'Orvilliers; framed with elaborate border.

Richd. Lord Viscount Howe rear admiral of the White and commander in chief of the fleet in N. America

Richd. Lord Viscount Howe rear admiral of the White and commander in c...

Print shows Richard Howe, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing left and pointing to the left.

John Paul Jones, commodore au service des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique / dessiné par C.J. Notté ; gravé par Carl Guttenberg.

John Paul Jones, commodore au service des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique / d...

Print shows John Paul Jones, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, standing on board ship during battle, reaching with left hand for one of several pistols at his waist, right hand holds sword.

The honble. Horatio Gates, major general of the American forces

The honble. Horatio Gates, major general of the American forces

Print shows General Horatio Gates, full-length portrait, standing, wearing uniform, facing slightly right, holding scroll labeled "Articles of Capitulation."

John Andre esqr., late Adjutant General of the British forces in America

John Andre esqr., late Adjutant General of the British forces in Ameri...

John André, full-length portrait, facing right with left arm raised and pointing to the right, wearing military uniform. Illus. in: Walker's Hibernian magazine; or, Compendium of entertaining knowledge. Dublin ... more

The Hon. Sir Willm. Howe Kt. of the Bath, commander in chief of all his majesty's forces in America

The Hon. Sir Willm. Howe Kt. of the Bath, commander in chief of all hi...

Print shows William Howe, full-length portrait, standing, facing left and pointing to the left with his sword.

Major General Arnold Wounded Dec. 31-1775 at the attack of Quebec.

Major General Arnold Wounded Dec. 31-1775 at the attack of Quebec.

Benedict Arnold, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing slightly right, gesturing with right hand.

Robert [i.e., Esek] Hopkins, Esqr., commodore of the American sea forces

Robert [i.e., Esek] Hopkins, Esqr., commodore of the American sea forc...

Print shows Esek Hopkins, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, holding sword at left side, two pistols in his belt. He is standing on shore, pointing to his left, with ships in the background.

Colonel Barre

Colonel Barre

Colonel Isaac Barré, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in medallion. Illus. in: The London Magazine, May 1780, p. 195-196. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1... more

John Paul Jones / dessiné d'après nature au mois de May 1780 par J.M. Moreau le Jeunne ; gravé à l'eauforte par J.M. Moreau le Je. ; terminé au burin par J.B. Fosseyeux, 1781.

John Paul Jones / dessiné d'après nature au mois de May 1780 par J.M. ...

Print shows John Paul Jones, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing uniform and hat.

The Battle at La Hogue / painted by B. West, historical painter to His Majesty ; engraved by W. Woollett, engraver to His Majesty.

The Battle at La Hogue / painted by B. West, historical painter to His...

Print shows engagement of British, Dutch, and French fleets in the battle at La Hogue (Barfleur, France), in the English Channel, with close combat in row boats in the foreground.

The honle. Horatio Gates, Esqr., major general in the American Army / J. Norman sc.

The honle. Horatio Gates, Esqr., major general in the American Army / ...

Print shows Horatio Gates, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval.

General Carleton

General Carleton

General Guy Carleton, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing right, in medallion.

Count De Grasse

Count De Grasse

François Joseph Paul de Grasse, Comte de Grasse, full-length portrait, wearing uniform with hat, holding sword, standing, facing left, against studio backdrop showing ships during battle.

Lord Viscount Howe / Angus sculp.

Lord Viscount Howe / Angus sculp.

Print shows Richard Howe, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, wearing uniform, in oval on pedestal.

General Clinton

General Clinton

General Sir Henry Clinton, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing left, in oval.

The town of Falmouth, burnt, by Captain Moet, Octbr. 18th 1775

The town of Falmouth, burnt, by Captain Moet, Octbr. 18th 1775

Print shows bird's-eye view of the burning of Falmouth, Maine, by Captain Henry Mowat, whose ships, in the foreground, fire on the town.

Commodore Hopkins / R. Pollard sc.

Commodore Hopkins / R. Pollard sc.

Print shows Esek Hopkins, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform, in oval.

Lord Howe

Lord Howe

Print shows Richard Howe, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing slightly right, in oval. Title from item. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial history of the... more

General Gates

General Gates

Print shows General Horatio Gates, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing slightly right, in oval.

Sarratoga [sic] / dessiné par Fauvel ; gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Academie Impériale et Royale de Vienne &c.

Sarratoga [sic] / dessiné par Fauvel ; gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Acad...

Print shows the surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga, October 17, 1777; includes text. Title from item. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différents événemens de la Guerre qui a procuré l'indé... more

His excy. William Heath, Esqr., major general in the American army

His excy. William Heath, Esqr., major general in the American army

Print shows William Heath, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, wearing military uniform, with military encampment in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in Amer... more

[Surrender at Saratoga]

[Surrender at Saratoga]

Wash drawing (reverse of printed versions) shows idealized view of the surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga, October 17, 1777. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les... more

Lord Robert Manners mortally wounded, on board the Resolution, in the memorable engagement between Admiral Rodney & Count de Grasse, in the West Indies, the 12th of April 1782 / Metz delin. ; Grignion sculp.

Lord Robert Manners mortally wounded, on board the Resolution, in the ...

Print shows a group of sailors attending to Lord Robert Manners during battle between the British fleet and the French fleet in the West Indies.

General Green

General Green

Print shows General Nathanael Greene, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, in oval above nameplate.

Lord Howe

Lord Howe

Print shows Richard Howe, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, wearing hat and uniform, medallion on pedestal with nameplate. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, an... more

Major John Andre, late Adjutant General of the British army in North America / Dodd delin. ; Cook sculp.

Major John Andre, late Adjutant General of the British army in North A...

John André, full-length portrait, facing right with left hand on hip, right hand holding sword, wearing military uniform in wilderness setting; in frame with floral banner.

General Eliott / G. Fredk. Koehler delt. ; W. Angus sculp.

General Eliott / G. Fredk. Koehler delt. ; W. Angus sculp.

George Augustus Eliott, 1st Baron Heathfield, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, wearing uniform with hat; in framed medallion.

De Crillon / Le Grand del. ; Birrell sc.

De Crillon / Le Grand del. ; Birrell sc.

Louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, duc de Mahon, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, in medallion.

Sir Roger Curtis / drawn from the life by Miller & engraved by Birrell.

Sir Roger Curtis / drawn from the life by Miller & engraved by Birrell...

Sir Roger Curtis, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing uniform; in framed medallion on pedestal.

Lord Cornwallis

Lord Cornwallis

Charles Cornwallis, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing military uniform, facing slightly right; in oval.

Captain Asgill

Captain Asgill

Captain Sir Charles Asgill, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing military uniform and hat, left profile; in oval.

Majr. Genl. Greene / Trenchard sculp.

Majr. Genl. Greene / Trenchard sculp.

Print shows General Nathanael Greene, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, in oval above various items symbolizing his military career. Title from item. Engrav'd for the Columbian Magazine. Illus.... more

La Nation française assisteé de Mr. De la Fayette terrasse le despotisme et les abus du regne feodal qui terrassaient le peuple

La Nation française assisteé de Mr. De la Fayette terrasse le despotis...

Marquis de Lafayette assisting the French nation (Marie) trampling figure in sarcophagus with wings and hair of snakes while nude figure is attached by serpents.

Lafayette au Champ de Mars, ordonne de tirer sur le peuple / Ary Scheffer, del. ; Pollet, sc.

Lafayette au Champ de Mars, ordonne de tirer sur le peuple / Ary Schef...

Lafayette at the Champ de Mars orders his soldiers to fire on members of the Cordeliers Club, which had been gathering signatures on the Champ-de Mars for a petition to abolish the monarch on September 3, 1791.

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 billowing clouds.

His excellency George Washington lieut. genl. of the armies of the United States of America F. Bartoli pinx. ; J. Galland sculp

His excellency George Washington lieut. genl. of the armies of the Uni...

Print shows George Washington, half-length portrait, seated, facing right, wearing military uniform; he is holding his sword with his right arm, which is resting on the arm of a chair, and is holding a paper in... more

Second Regiment, Hudson Brigade, First Division, Hudson County State Militia

Second Regiment, Hudson Brigade, First Division, Hudson County State M...

Print shows a certificate of membership in the Second Regiment, Hudson Brigade, First Division, Hudson County State Militia, with George Washington standing on pedestal on the left and Liberty standing on the r... more

Thomas MacDonough U.S.N.

Thomas MacDonough U.S.N.

Print shows Commodore Thomas MacDonough, half-length portrait in uniform.

Battle of New Orleans and defeat of the British under the command of Sir Edward Packenham [sic] by Genl. Andrew Jackson 8th Jany. 1815 / drawn by S. Seymour ; engraved by J. W. Steel.

Battle of New Orleans and defeat of the British under the command of S...

Print shows, in the center, General Andrew Jackson receiving the salute of General Richard Call while Major Livingston rides up behind Jackson. In the background, American soldiers fight the British.

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham [sic] on the 8th of January 1815 / West del. ; J. Yeager sc.

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham [sic] on th...

Print shows the Battle of New Orleans from the British perspective, as British forces advance upon the earthworks or barricades from which the American forces, under the command of Andrew Jackson, repel the att... more

The heroe of New Orleans battle of the memorable 8th January 1815 - composed ... by P. Laroque

The heroe of New Orleans battle of the memorable 8th January 1815 - co...

Print shows a music sheet cover depicting Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left.

Passage of the Delaware, in Dec. 25th, 1776, by the American troops under the command of General Washington

Passage of the Delaware, in Dec. 25th, 1776, by the American troops un...

Print shows an advertisement for the painting "Passage of the Delaware" that was "on exhibition at Sully & Earle's Gallery of Paintings, No. 169, Chesnut Street, nearly opposite the Museum, Philadelphia." The a... more

Major General Andrew Jackson, President of the United States / painted by Thomas Sully ; engraved by James B. Longacre.

Major General Andrew Jackson, President of the United States / painted...

Andrew Jackson, half-length portrait, standing, facing left, leaning on horse.

Washington passing the Delaware, evening previous to the Battle of Trenton, Dec. 25th, 1776 / / painted by T. Sully ; etched by W. Humphrys ; engraved by G.S. Lang.

Washington passing the Delaware, evening previous to the Battle of Tre...

George Washington on horseback looking back at troops crossing the Delaware River.

Washington crossing the Delaware

Washington crossing the Delaware

Print shows George Washington on horseback.

Andrew Jackson général / J. Lion.

Andrew Jackson général / J. Lion.

Print shows Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform.

Andrew Jackson, with the Tennessee forces, on the Hickory Grounds (Ala.) A.D. 1814

Andrew Jackson, with the Tennessee forces, on the Hickory Grounds (Ala...

Print shows Andrew Jackson, full-length portrait, sitting on a horse, facing right, with military troops in the background on the lower right. Includes quotes by and about Jackson. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1903:41860).

United States squadron under Com. Bainbridge returning triumphant from the Mediterranean in 1815 / J.B. Fanning des. ; G.G. Smith sc.

United States squadron under Com. Bainbridge returning triumphant from...

Print shows the American squadron at sea, includes, on the left, Macedonian, Firefly, Torch, Boxer, at center, Independence, Spark, Saranac, Enterprize, Lynx, and on the right, Congress, Chippewa, Spitfire, and Flambeau.

Thad: Kosuiszko, the friend of Washington / A. Girard, 1839.

Thad: Kosuiszko, the friend of Washington / A. Girard, 1839.

Print shows three-quarter length portrait of Thaddeus Koscuiszko standing between a cannon and maps piled on a drum.

Wayne's defeat of the Indians / Lossing-Barritt.

Wayne's defeat of the Indians / Lossing-Barritt.

Anthony Wayne's defeat of the Indians, at the Battle of Fallen Timbers, near Toledo, Ohio, August 20, 1794.

Marion's brigade crossing the Pedee River, S.C.. 1778. On their way to attack the British force under Tarleton

Marion's brigade crossing the Pedee River, S.C.. 1778. On their way to...

Image shows Francis Marion "the Swamp Fox" and his band of men in boats preparing to cross the Pee Dee River.

Death of Tecumseh. Battle of the Thames, Oct. 5th, 1813 / J. L. McGee, del et lith.

Death of Tecumseh. Battle of the Thames, Oct. 5th, 1813 / J. L. McGee,...

Print shows Col. R. M. Johnson shooting Tecumseh during the Battle of the Thames.

Washington crossing the Delaware / Painted by T. Sully; Engraved by J.N. Gimbrede.

Washington crossing the Delaware / Painted by T. Sully; Engraved by J....

Print shows General George Washington on horseback watching as soldiers cross the Delaware River prior to the attack on the British at Trenton, New Jersey.

Jackson quelling the mutiny

Jackson quelling the mutiny

Print shows Andrew Jackson, on horseback, raising a rifle to take aim at mutinous soldiers.

Valley Forge, 1777. Gen. Washington and Lafayette visiting the suffering part of the army / painted and drawn by A. Gibert ; lith and publ. by P. Haas, Wash. City.

Valley Forge, 1777. Gen. Washington and Lafayette visiting the sufferi...

Print shows George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette on horseback, visiting soldiers at their winter encampment at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

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.

Washington at Princeton, January 3rd, 1777 / Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier.

Washington at Princeton, January 3rd, 1777 / Lith. & Pub. by N. Currie...

Print shows General George Washington, and others, during the Battle of Princeton.

Jackson at New Orleans / Lossing - Barritt.

Jackson at New Orleans / Lossing - Barritt.

Print shows Andrew Jackson rallying his troops as the British advance on the barricades at the battle of New Orleans, January 8th, 1815.

[Zachary Taylor, half-length portrait, facing slightly left, in uniform, holding telescope]

[Zachary Taylor, half-length portrait, facing slightly left, in unifor...

Copyright by A.H. Ritchie. Reference copy in PRES FILE - Taylor, Zachary In uniform Half-length. NOS 12/96.

[Ramón Corona, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing front]

[Ramón Corona, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing front]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 22, upper right.

[Porfirio Díaz, full-length portrait, seated, facing front]

[Porfirio Díaz, full-length portrait, seated, facing front]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 22, lower right.

George Washington and the spy Harvey Birch / designed by T.H. Matteson ; engraved by Charles Burt, N.Y.

George Washington and the spy Harvey Birch / designed by T.H. Matteson...

Washington (seated at far left with book) and Birch (holding cloth draped over arms) with members of the Wharton family seated or standing around a table, in a scene from The Spy by James Fennimore Cooper. Two ... more

[Luis G. Osollo, bust portrait, facing front]

[Luis G. Osollo, bust portrait, facing front]

Title devised by Library staff. On recto above item: Gral. Luís G. Osollo. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 15, upper right.