Prime Minister William Pitt, and subordinate ministers Dundas and Thurlow portrayed as the witches from Macbeth, contemplating a moon comprised of profiles of Queen Charlotte and King George III.
Substantiated by quotations from other writers including Pascal, the Prince of Conti, Chief Justice Hale, and Archbishop Tillotson, Phillips declares dance to be a vain and idle amusement. While he acknowledges... more
The second of two prints surrounding the scandalous trial of Methodist minister Ephraim K. Avery for the brutal murder of factory girl Sarah Maria Cornell. (See "A Very Bad Man," no. 1833-13). Contrary to Weite... more
Photo shows Wu Tingfang, Chinese diplomat, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, holding a fan in right hand, and with left hand resting on the arm of a chair; table with vase and flowers on the left.