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Topic: periodical illustrations

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[View of Boston] / J. Turner.

[View of Boston] / J. Turner.

Print shows bird's-eye view of Boston, Massachusetts, with view of Native hunting and a palm tree in the foreground.

A North view of Fort Johnson, drawn on the spot by Mr. Guy Johnson, Sir Wm. Johnson's son / Huteu(?) fecit.

A North view of Fort Johnson, drawn on the spot by Mr. Guy Johnson, Si...

Illustration showing fort and outbuildings in New York.

The south prospect of the city of New York in America

The south prospect of the city of New York in America

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.

Austenaco, great warrior, Commander in Chief of the Cherokee Nation

Austenaco, great warrior, Commander in Chief of the Cherokee Nation

Illustration showing Austenaco: full-length portrait, standing, facing right.

A perspective view of Montreal in Canada

A perspective view of Montreal in Canada

Print shows a view of Montréal from across the Saint Lawrence River.

The Pennsylvania journal and weekly advertiser - expiring: in hopes of a resurrection to life again / William Bradford.

The Pennsylvania journal and weekly advertiser - expiring: in hopes of...

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

This is the place to affix the stamp

This is the place to affix the stamp

Print shows a skull and crossbones representation of the official stamp required by the Stamp Act of 1765.

A sachem of the Abenakee Nation rescuing an English officer from the Indians

A sachem of the Abenakee Nation rescuing an English officer from the I...

Print shows a Native chief holds back two Natives who were about to kill an Englishman.

The lord god omnipotent reigneth - let all the earth rejoice! / P. Revere.

The lord god omnipotent reigneth - let all the earth rejoice! / P. Rev...

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

John Wilkes, Esq.

John Wilkes, Esq.

Print shows John Wilkes, half-length portrait, flanked by Hercules crushing a snake with his foot and Minerva wearing helmet and holding a spear. Title from item. Illus. in: Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, .... ... more

[Britannia frees the dove of peace]

[Britannia frees the dove of peace]

Newspaper masthead illustration showing Britannia freeing the dove of peace.

[Four coffins of men killed in the Boston Massacre]

[Four coffins of men killed in the Boston Massacre]

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.

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

[The coffin of Patrick Carr]

[The coffin of Patrick Carr]

Print shows section of newspaper column with illustration of the coffin bearing skull and crossbones and the initials of Patrick Carr, who died from wounds received during the Boston Massacre. Title devised by ... more

The hon. James Otis, jun. Esq.

The hon. James Otis, jun. Esq.

Print shows James Otis, bust portrait, flanked by Hercules crushing a snake with his foot and Minerva holding a staff topped with a liberty cap. Title from item. Illus. in: Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, .... B... more

Wide o'er the ocean while Britannia reigns / Bonnor, del. et sculp.

Wide o'er the ocean while Britannia reigns / Bonnor, del. et sculp.

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.

The patriotic American farmer J-n D-k-ns-n Esqr. Barrister at law

The patriotic American farmer J-n D-k-ns-n Esqr. Barrister at law

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

The right honourable William Pitt, Earl of Chatham

The right honourable William Pitt, Earl of Chatham

Print shows William Pitt, bust portrait; medallion above eight lines of verse.

A perspective view of the town and fortifications of Montreal in Canada / D. Pomarede sculp.

A perspective view of the town and fortifications of Montreal in Canad...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the fortifications at Montréal from above the Saint Lawrence River.

Britain, America, at length be friends ...

Britain, America, at length be friends ...

Print shows America, as a Native woman, shaking hands with Britannia with the goddess Concord standing between them holding a globe and an olive branch. Ships in a busy port are in the background, and a lion, l... more

King George II, crowned June 11, 1727 - King George III, crowned Oct. 25, 1760

King George II, crowned June 11, 1727 - King George III, crowned Oct. ...

Print shows right profile bust portraits of King George II and King George III wearing laurel wreaths.

The congress / P.E.D. inv. & delin. ; R. Aitkin sculp.

The congress / P.E.D. inv. & delin. ; R. Aitkin sculp.

Print shows title page illustration of a female figure, representing America, sitting amidst implements of war.

Miss V-gh-n [and] the American hero

Miss V-gh-n [and] the American hero

Print shows cameo portraits of an American woman, Miss Vaughan and William Howe.

A machine for delivering persons from burning houses / R. Aitken sculp.

A machine for delivering persons from burning houses / R. Aitken sculp...

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

A new invented machine, cleansing docks, or deepning [sic] rivers

A new invented machine, cleansing docks, or deepning [sic] rivers

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.

Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada - view of the town &c of Montreal / Aitkin sc.

Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada...

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

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc.

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc.

Print shows King George III, speechless (his caption balloon is empty), seated on the right in a high-backed chair at a table, with Lord North seated opposite presenting a paper to the King that states "for the... more

Frontispiece - when fell debate & civil wars shall cease ...

Frontispiece - when fell debate & civil wars shall cease ...

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

The thistle reel

The thistle reel

Print shows Lords Bute, North, and Mansfield dancing around a large thistle entwined with a garter ribbon bearing the motto "Honi soit qui mal y pense"; Mansfield is holding the "Quebec Bill" in his left hand. ... more

A view of New York, Governors Island, the river &c. from Long Island

A view of New York, Governors Island, the river &c. from Long Island

Print shows a panoramic view of the battle of Long Island.

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.

Joseph Thayendaneken the Mohawk chief

Joseph Thayendaneken the Mohawk chief

Print shows Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant), half-length portrait, facing right; in oval. Title from item. Caption continues: From an original drawing in the possession of James Boswell, Esqr. Illus. in: The Londo... more

The state blacksmiths forging fetters for the Americans

The state blacksmiths forging fetters for the Americans

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

A perspective view of the salt works in Salisbury, New England

A perspective view of the salt works in Salisbury, New England

Print shows view of a salt works on the Merrimack River, near Newburyport, Massachusetts, with large meadow in the foreground.

The blessed effects of venality

The blessed effects of venality

Print shows a man, possibly George III, chopping a leg "Commons" of a three-legged stool, "Lords" and "Privy Council" being the other two legs, which may represent the Parliament and its openness to corruption,... more

George Montgomery, Esq'r. major general of the American armies - kill'd at Quebec Decr. 31st. 1775

George Montgomery, Esq'r. major general of the American armies - kill'...

Print shows Richard Montgomery, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing right, leaning against hillside and holding sword in right hand.

The hon. John Hancock, Esq. - president of the honourable the Continental Congress

The hon. John Hancock, Esq. - president of the honourable the Continen...

Print shows left profile bust portrait of John Hancock between text on "The Character of a Patriot."

The glorious Washington and Gates

The glorious Washington and Gates

Print shows George Washington and Horatio Gates, head-and-shoulders portraits, profiles, facing each other.

Admiral Keppel

Admiral Keppel

Print shows Augustus Keppel Viscount Keppel, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right in oval draped with banner.

East view of Hell Gate, in the province of New York / W.A. Williams del. 1775.

East view of Hell Gate, in the province of New York / W.A. Williams de...

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.

Miss L--n [and] the martial lover

Miss L--n [and] the martial lover

Cameo portraits of a young woman, Miss L--n (who became his mistress) and Charles Stanhope, Earl Harrington, who is depicted wearing a military uniform; in ovals with ribbons at top. Title from item. Illus. in:... more

Miss Sp-c-r [and] the pliant premier

Miss Sp-c-r [and] the pliant premier

Cameo portraits of Charlotte Spencer and Frederick North; in ovals with ribbons at top.

The frontispiece shows Minerva, the goddess of wisdom and of war, ...

The frontispiece shows Minerva, the goddess of wisdom and of war, ...

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

[Emblematical print adapted to the times]

[Emblematical print adapted to the times]

Print shows Britannia conferring with Neptune over the upstart America; they sit on the shore, presumably of England, and point to a man seated on the opposite shore holding a striped flag with 26 (13 white and... more

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

The siege of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's house on the 25th of August, 1778

The siege of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's house on the 25th...

Print shows General John Sullivan's troops advancing on the British at Newport, Rhode Island.

The honble. Chas. James Fox

The honble. Chas. James Fox

Charles James Fox, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Illus. in: The London magazine, 1779 (November), p. 483. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graph... more

The right hon'ble. Lord North / O Neale delint.

The right hon'ble. Lord North / O Neale delint.

Print shows Frederick North, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; in oval.

The United States magazine for January 1779

The United States magazine for January 1779

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.

The siege of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's house on the 25th of August, 1778

The siege of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's house on the 25th...

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

The right honble. Fredk. Earl of Carlisle, Lord lieutt. of the Kingdom of Ireland

The right honble. Fredk. Earl of Carlisle, Lord lieutt. of the Kingdom...

Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle, half-length portrait, facing right, in oval topped with ribbon.

The R. Hon'ble. Earl of Dartmouth

The R. Hon'ble. Earl of Dartmouth

William Legge, 2nd Earl of Dartmouth, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; in oval topped with ribbon and bow.

Earl Mansfield

Earl Mansfield

Print shows William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, wearing wig and parliamentary robe; in oval.

The right honble. Chas. Wolfran Cornwall Esq., Speaker of the House of Commons

The right honble. Chas. Wolfran Cornwall Esq., Speaker of the House of...

Charles Wolfran Cornwall, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, wearing judicial robes and wig.

Freedom, peace, plenty, all in vain advance ...

Freedom, peace, plenty, all in vain advance ...

Print shows Britannia carrying a staff topped with a liberty cap and followed by attendants from a temple in the background on the right, advancing over weapons and a shield decorated with fleur-de-lis and a pa... more

The defeat of the Spanish fleet under Don Juan de Langara, by Sir George Brydges Rodney, Decr. 16th 1779, off Cape St. Vincent - most humbly inscribed to Prince William Henry

The defeat of the Spanish fleet under Don Juan de Langara, by Sir Geor...

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

Lord George Gordon

Lord George Gordon

Print shows Lord George Gordon, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile, in oval resting on pedestal with illustration of a walled city; a scroll resting on the pedestal is labeled "Protestants Petition agai... more

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

View of the British fortress at Stoney-Point, stormed and carried by a party of the light corps of the American army, under the command of Gen. Wayne, on the morning of the 16th of July last

View of the British fortress at Stoney-Point, stormed and carried by a...

Print shows the British fort at Stony Point with American forces positioned for the assault. Includes legend.

Lord Shelburne

Lord Shelburne

Print shows William Petty, Lord Shelburne, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left; in oval with wreath and ribbon at top, entwined with grape and ivy vines.

Lord George Germaine

Lord George Germaine

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.

Lord Loughborough

Lord Loughborough

Print shows Alexander Wedderburn, Lord Loughborough, Earl of Rosslyn, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile; in oval with sword and scale at top.

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

The subtle seducer [and] the American financier

The subtle seducer [and] the American financier

Cameo portraits of a young woman and Richard Price; in ovals with ribbons at top. Title from item. Illus. in: The town and country magazine, or, Universal repository of knowledge, instruction, and entertainment... more

The right honble. the Earl of Hillsborough

The right honble. the Earl of Hillsborough

Print shows Wills Hill, 1st Earl of Hillsborough, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval.

Silas Deane, Esq. / drawn from the life by Dusimitiere, at Philadelphia ; W. Angus sculp.

Silas Deane, Esq. / drawn from the life by Dusimitiere, at Philadelphi...

Silas Deane, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, in medallion.

The right hon'ble. Lord Macartney

The right hon'ble. Lord Macartney

Print shows George Macartney, Earl Macartney, half-length portrait, facing right; in framed oval medallion with floral arrangement at top.

Lord Thurlow

Lord Thurlow

Print shows Edward Thurlow, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing whig. Title from item. Illus. in: The London magazine, 1781 (November), p. 507. Published in: The American Revolution in dr... more

A view of the guard-house and Simsbury-mines, now called Newgate - a prison for the confinement of loyalists in Connecticut

A view of the guard-house and Simsbury-mines, now called Newgate - a p...

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

Lord Camden

Lord Camden

Charles Pratt, Lord Camden, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Illus. in: The London magazine, 1781 (December), opp. p. 555. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of ... more

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.

The Earl of Shelburne

The Earl of Shelburne

Print shows William Petty, Lord Shelburne, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left; in oval on pedestal with nameplate.

Earl Temple

Earl Temple

Print shows George Grenville, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right; medallion with ribbon at top, on pedestal.

The amiable Miss W-bb [and] the intrepid partizan

The amiable Miss W-bb [and] the intrepid partizan

Cameo portraits of Miss W-bb and Banastre Tarleton; in ovals with ribbons at top. Title from item. Illus. in: The town and country magazine, or, Universal repository of knowledge, instruction, and entertainment... more

Lt. Col. Tarleton

Lt. Col. Tarleton

Print shows Banastre Tarleton, bust portrait, facing right; medallion on pedestal featuring cavalry scene.

[Instruction of American youth] / J. Norman sc.

[Instruction of American youth] / J. Norman sc.

Print shows an allegorical scene where a youth stands before a pyramid inscribed with the names of battles in the American Revolution. The goddess Peace attempts to turn the youth away toward three other goddes... more

"Oh fly," cries peace, the soul of social life,... / Stothard del. ; Cook sculp.

"Oh fly," cries peace, the soul of social life,... / Stothard del. ; C...

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

The monument of Major André

The monument of Major André

Print shows a sarcophagus resting on a pedestal, on the top, Britannia weeping with the British lion, on the side, a tableau shows the capture of Major André.

Revd. Samuel Cooper D.D. / J. Norman sc.

Revd. Samuel Cooper D.D. / J. Norman sc.

Samuel Cooper, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing clerical robes.

Dr. Franklin - cœlis eripuit fulmen sceptrumque tyrannis / J. Norman sc.

Dr. Franklin - cœlis eripuit fulmen sceptrumque tyrannis / J. Norman s...

Print shows Benjamin Franklin, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, wearing fur cap and spectacles.

Major general Warren / J. Norman sc.

Major general Warren / J. Norman sc.

Print shows Joseph Warren, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front; in medallion.

[George Washington] / J. Norman sc.

[George Washington] / J. Norman sc.

Allegorical print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front; in medallion surrounded by Nature, Genius of Liberty, Fame, and Astrea.

Peace crowned by victory / J. Norman sc.

Peace crowned by victory / J. Norman sc.

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.

His excy. John Adams, esq. / J. Norman sc.

His excy. John Adams, esq. / J. Norman sc.

John Adams, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right; in medallion.

The Hibernian attempt

The Hibernian attempt

Print shows George III sitting on a throne with Edward Thurlow and William Pitt standing next to him; he is wearing half a crown on his head, on the left, an African wearing a feathered headdress and holding a ... more

Plan of a granary

Plan of a granary

Print shows a large granary with sections labeled by letter, legend not included.

Plan of Mr. Fitch's steam boat

Plan of Mr. Fitch's steam boat

Print shows broadside view of John Fitch's design for ferry boat with steam-driven oars.

The reverse of the great seal of the United States / JT sculp.

The reverse of the great seal of the United States / JT sculp.

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

Plan of Mr. Fitch's steam boat Annual passage of the herrings.

Plan of Mr. Fitch's steam boat Annual passage of the herrings.

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.

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

Representation of a county-convention for redress of grievance of courts

Representation of a county-convention for redress of grievance of cour...

Print shows ten men sitting around a table discussing possible(?) interpretations of the law.