Print shows the waterfront on the south side of New York City with ships and boats in the foreground; prominent features numbered, legend not included.
Print shows the masthead for The Pennsylvania Journal and Weekly Advertiser with a skull and crossbones representation of the official stamp required by the Stamp Act of 1765, "An emblem of the effects of the S... more
Print shows Britannia, wearing crown, seated on a throne and Liberty seated at her feet; behind them, to the left, two ships collide in storm-tossed seas, and on a cloud above them are two angels, the one on th... more
Print shows section of newspaper column with illustration of four coffins bearing skull and crossbones and the initials of those killed: Samuel Gray, Samuel Maverick, James Caldwell, and Crispus Attucks.
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
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.
John Dickinson, half-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, right elbow resting on "Magna Charta" and in his hand he holds "Farmer's letters"; oval within frame, text printed below. Caption continues... more
Print shows two men manipulating a large wooden device with pulleys and a large basket attached for the rescue of persons from burning buildings. Title from related article in The Pennsylvania Magazine. For the... more
Print shows a man manipulating a large floating device with pulleys and a scoop attached, driven by horse-power, for dredging around docks and in rivers.
Print shows map "Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada" on the Saint Lawrence River, with insert, after D. Pomarede (see no. 352), "View of the town &c of Montreal" which the fo... more
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
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
Print shows Richard Montgomery, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing right, leaning against hillside and holding sword in right hand.
Print shows an artist in the foreground sketching scene of the Hell Gate section of the East River; includes numbered legend identifying features of the straits.
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
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
Print shows title page illustration: Fame flying through a triumphal archway, stars that adorn the top of the arch and the columns which support it represent the colonies and the states.
Print shows General John Sullivan's troops advancing on the British at Newport, Rhode Island; includes identifying letters that may correspond to a key or legend possibly published along with the print in The G... more
Print shows a naval battle between the British fleet, under the command of Sir George Brydges Rodney, and a much smaller Spanish fleet, under the command of Don Juan de Langara, off Cape Saint Vincent, Portugal... more
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
Print shows Lord George Sackville-Germain, 1st viscount, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval medallion suspended by ribbon from pin, with draped ribbon forming border across top and sides.
Print shows a diagram of the guardhouse with sections identified by letter (legend not visible in print); shows shaft leading to underground chamber, "F. A strong trap door opening the descent to Hell" which le... more
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.
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
Allegorical print shows a winged female figure carrying a plam and placing a crown on the head of a woman seated with a bowl of fruit and flowers in a sylvan setting.
Print shows the eye at the top of the pyramid in a medallion inscribed with "Annuit cœptis:" and "Novus ordo seclorum" on a pedestal with olive branch and palm leaf. Title from item. Engrav'd for the Columbian ... more
Prints show (on top) a boat with power-driven oars and (below) a map showing the annual migration route taken by herring around the north and central portions of the Atlantic Ocean.