Cartoon shows Napoleon, wearing tattered clothing, seated on a low throne; kneeling before him is a pope placing the keys of St. Peter at his feet as he kicks the crown off the popes head, saying "I say remembe... More
"A burlesque representation of the flight to Varennes; the royal family in a two-wheeled carriage drawn (left to right) by four galloping horses with two postilions..." (Source: George)
A stout, smiling John Bull directs a blast from his rear-end toward a poster of King George III tacked to a wall. The image of the king looks suprised. On the left, the head of William Pitt exclaims, "That is T... More
An abolitionist print possibly engraved in 1830, but undocumented aside from the letterpress text which appears on an accompanying sheet. The text reads: "United States' slave trade, 1830. The Copper Plate from... More
Sheet of 7 political cartoons by Seymour. See: British Museum Department of Prints and Drawings Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires, v. 11, p. 500 to 502 (catalogue entry nos. 16720-16726). This record ... More
A satire on the presidential contest of 1836, using the metaphor of a billiards game between Whig candidate William Henry Harrison (left) and Democrat Martin Van Buren. The artist is clearly on the side of Harr... More
A swipe at President Van Buren's independent treasury system and his continuation of the monetary policies of predecessor Andrew Jackson. The artist, clearly in sympathy with the Whigs, links corruption in the ... More
A figurative portrayal of the 1844 presidential contest as a cock-fight, in which Whig candidate Henry Clay prevails. Clay and Democratic opponent Polk battle in a pit or ring as several prominent political fi... More
In his typically jingoist view of Polk's handling of the Oregon question, the artist Edward Williams Clay belittles the self-interested attitudes of Europe toward the dispute. The issue of whether to settle the... More
A cryptic satire critical of Lewis Cass and incumbent President James K. Polk. The work probably appeared prior to the Whig national convention (June 9-10), since reference is made to a Clay-Fillmore ticket. (T... More
"Gaetan Vestris as Jason between two ladies of the ballet..." (Source: George) [N. Dance?, del. ; Bartolozzi, sc.]. This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires ... More
An encounter between two stout ladies, Mrs. Fitzherbert and Mrs. Schwellenberg, each with a second: the Prince of Wales, his hands on his lady's waist, and Pitt holding out a lemon to the furious German woman, ... More
Print shows the interior of an auction house where Admiral Rodney and General John Vaughan are disposing property seized from citizens on the island of Saint Eustatius which the British captured from the Dutch.
"An engraving showing an American moose-deer surrounded by kings, and standing on the banks of the "Ohio"..." (Source: Stephens) This record contains unverified data from Stephens. Catalogue of prints and drawi... More
Public domain image related to President Abraham Lincoln, gelatin silver print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description
Public domain image related to President Abraham Lincoln, gelatin silver print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description
Cartoon showing Jefferson Davis looking over his shoulder at Hiram Revels seated in the United States Senate. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1870 April 9, p. 232.
Cartoon showing Pres. Grant helping female personification of America out of the wreckage of Wall Street, saying "I am glad to see that you are not seriously hurt. The houses in this 'Street' have been shaky an... More
Senators holding papers "patronage," "sold out," and "New York quotations," with T.C. Platt handcuffed to man on left, who is handing "orders of the boss" to Chester Arthur. Illus. in: Puck, v. 9, 1881 April 13... More
Cartoon showing Uncle Sam seated at table with cards labelled "Indian policy," which had been stacked up, being blown down by white men as Indians look on. Illus. in: Puck, 1881, Sept. 14, p. 24-25.
Print shows Charles Stewart Parnell, a prisoner in the "Kilmainham Kaboose", directing a pack of small dogs labeled "Healy, Kettle, Egan, O'Connor, Dillon, Davitt, Sexton, [and] Brennan" to attack the British L... More
The British lion as Gulliver, tied down by Lilliputian troops of French soldiers. Several members of the troops try to pull a moneybag from the lion's pocket. The lion laughs. Reinforcements from France arri... More
Illustration shows, at center, a capitalist, sitting on money bags labeled "Insurance Money" and leaning against several papers labeled "New Policy", gambling with the Grim Reaper, while all around them disaste... More
Illustration shows a gallery of presidential candidates, clockwise, from bottom left: John Kelly as a card-playing pig, Chester A. Arthur as "The Snake Charmer" charming a snake labeled "Stalwart Vote" with a h... More
Illustration shows Ulysses S. Grant as a king sitting on a throne, surrounded by his courtiers, identified as Rev. J.P. Newman, Henry Ward Beecher, Roscoe Conkling, Jay Gould, George W. Childs, William Belknap,... More
Illustration shows President Cleveland as Gulliver with a rope labeled "Good Policy" tied to the ships of the "Republican Party" and pulling them toward the opposite shore where a group of men, among them Ambas... More
Illustration shows a female figure with a shield labeled "Tolerance" and a sword labeled "Knowledge", using a cord labeled "Equality" to hold back a large snake labeled "Freedom Worship Bill" that has ensnared ... More
Benjamin Harrison with muzzles on various news men who are key members of his administration. Lithograph by Charles Jay Taylor. Illus. in: Puck, 1889. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card... More
Print shows President Cleveland and five men using "Sound Policy Cement" to repair a statue labeled "Nat. Prosperity". Shown with Cleveland are John G. Carlisle, William L. Wilson, Daniel W. Voorhees, Charles T... More
Print shows Uncle Sam asleep in a chair with a large eagle perched on a stand next to him; he is dreaming of conquests and annexations, asserting his "Monroe Doctrine" rights, becoming master of the seas, putti... More
Print shows Santa Claus holding a tankard and sitting on a large chair with Puck, holding the "Christmas Number", sitting next to him; their feet rest on a sack of toys. Illus. from Puck, v. 40, no. 1031, (189... More
Print shows a large group of children in a nursery fighting amongst themselves, they are labeled "England" and "Russia", "Austria" and "Italy", "Greece" and "Turkey", "France" and "Germany" fighting over a chil... More
Print shows a series of 12 panels relating a story about a dragon that is terrorizing a kingdom. The king issues a "proclamation" offering half his kingdom and his daughter's hand in marriage to any of his knig... More
Print shows Uncle Sam and Columbia standing at the entrance to the "U.S. Foundling Asylum" as a basket of crying children labeled "Puerto Rico, Cuba, Hawaii, [and] Philippine" is presented to them by arms label... More
Print shows the British Lion attempting to put out the flames of a campfire labeled "South African War"; in the background are two figures labeled "Russia" and "France", holding large pincers, who are pondering... More
Print shows William Jennings Bryan carrying a "Cross of Gold", a "Crown of Thorns", and a carpetbag labeled "W.J.B. Speeches" as he walks along railroad tracks headed in the opposite direction of Washington, D.... More
Print shows a scene in a courtroom with a Chinese man labeled "Chinese Question" sitting in a chair in front of three men identified as "France", "Germany" (William II), and "Russia". "Judge" John Bull is stand... More
Cartoon showing foreign countries buying goods from Uncle Sam. Illus. in: Puck, 1899 Nov. 29. Copyright by Keppler & Swartzmann.
Cartoon showing Uncle Sam as a large, fat man, anti-expansionists saying, "Here, take a dose of this anti-fat and get thin again!" Uncle Sam replies, "No, Sonny! I never did take any of that stuff, and I'm too... More
Illustration shows Columbia handing a dress labeled "Statehood" to a young woman labeled "New Mexico." Illus. in: Puck, v. 50, no. 1294 (1901 December 18), cover. Copyright 1901 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.
Illustration shows Uncle Sam and John Bull leading a group of world leaders walking in the center aisle between an exhibit of women suffragettes on pedestals; among the figures are "Mrs. Faith Healer," "Woman E... More
Illustration shows a central figure of a wizard holding the strings to a wooden jumping toy shaped like a globe with a head, arms and legs; he is surrounded by vignettes with captions: "An early fake," "The Mil... More
Cartoon shows Republican House Majority Leader Sereno Payne and Republican Congressmen Robert Morris, Francis Griffith Newlands, Henry Allen Cooper, and James Albertus Tawney pulling on a rope to lift a bucket ... More
Illustration shows Uncle Sam with a bundle of papers labeled "Canal Plans" patting a diminutive man, wearing a hat labeled "Panama", on the shoulder. The man smiles broadly and is leaning on a large sword. Cana... More
Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt as a "Rough Rider" carrying a pike labeled "Fearlessness" and riding an elephant labeled "Administration"; he has chased many men labeled "Dishonest Official" and... More
Illustration shows the British Lion, the Russian Bear, a cat labeled Austria, and three dogs labeled "France, Italy, [and] Germany" gathered around a table for Thanksgiving dinner. The British Lion is holding a... More
Illustration shows a young woman with a shotgun over her left shoulder and carrying a dead turkey. Illus. in: Puck, v. 56, no. 1447 (1904 November 23), cover. Copyright 1904 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.
Illustration shows Puck standing on a ballot box between President Theodore Roosevelt, who has one foot on the "Constitution", is waving a sword labeled "Militarism" in a threatening manner above his head, and ... More
Illustration shows an elderly woman labeled "Tariff Revision" angrily shaking her umbrella after being left standing on the railroad station platform as the "Republican Special" departs in a cloud of dust; two ... More
Illustration shows Thomas W. Lawson, as Orpheus, playing a lyre while sitting beneath a tree on a hillside in a pastoral setting, in the foreground are William A. Rockefeller, James R. Keene, J. Edward Addicks,... More
Illustration shows a band of pirates on a beach, gathered around their booty of treasure chest and bags of gold coins. Among the pirates are John D. Rockefeller and John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Henry H. Rogers, He... More
Illustration shows rats Richard A. "McCurdy" and his son-in-law Louis A. "Thebaud" swimming ashore, rat James H. "Hyde" has already made it to shore labeled "France" where another rat, Judge "Andy Hamilton" is ... More
Illustration shows an interior view of a boardroom where the appearance of a ghost labeled "Spirit of Honesty" has frightened the men conducting business there, who are labeled "Corporation Lawyer, Fake Promote... More
Illustration shows a gigantic boar wearing a crown with "$" and a shawl labeled "Plutocratic Greed" and holding the U.S. Capitol dome labeled "Special Privilege", inverted to form a bucket from which it is sowi... More
Illustration shows a young woman sitting at her dressing table, holding up a mirror to admire her hair, as a maid arranges plant sprigs in her hair.
Illustration shows a group of men identified as "Land Grafter, Politician, Special Privilege, Timber Grafter, Mineral Grafter, Public Utilities, Corporation Lawyer, [and] Tariff Grafter" sitting around a table ... More
Illustration shows a Chinese play taking place on a small stage with Joseph G. Cannon and Nelson W. Aldrich offering two small doll-like figures labeled "Small Dealer" and "Consumer" to a dragon labeled "High P... More
Illustration shows a "Middle West" farmer being awakened by Albert B. "Cummins" as a rooster while a man sneaks into the farmer's barn and is caught in the illumination of a lantern beam labeled "Tariff Greed".
Illustration shows a Christmas present box filled with beautiful female faces. Illus. in: Puck, v. 66, no. 1709 (1909 December 1), cover. Copyright 1909 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.
Illustration shows a golf club driving a golf ball that is covered with insects; at the bottom is a ticket booth labeled "Conquest of the Air" where insects can purchase tickets for rides on golf balls. Captio... More
Illustration shows a young man and a young woman kissing and their reflection in the full moon in the background, also shows frogs, rabbits, birds, and mushrooms as couples, and two trees as silhouettes of a yo... More
Illustration shows a beautiful young woman wearing a large red and green hat, standing among mistletoe, in the snow; in a frame with elves on each side at the base. Illus. in: Puck, v. 68, no. 1762 (1910 Decem... More
Illustration shows supporters of a "Square Tariff Deal", carried in an ark by "Folk, Clark, Gore, Harmon, [and] Beveridge", march on Jericho, blowing ram-horns labeled "The Voice of the People" causing the wall... More
Illustration shows a man in a "Taxiplane" hanging onto the coattails of a well-dressed man wearing a top hat who has leaped from the taxi to grab ahold of a nude statue of Diana atop a building. Caption: Popul... More
Illustration shows a wedding between Uncle Sam and a woman labeled "Canada" with President Taft as the clergyman; when he gets to the point in the ceremony where anyone who objects to the marriage may speak, al... More
Illustration shows an ocean liner sinking amid icebergs with many passengers jumping into the sea for lack of enough lifeboats, as a few lifeboats loaded with passengers row clear of the ship. Caption: The Gri... More
Illustration shows Woodrow Wilson as a farm-hand on Uncle Sam's farm, driving a horse team labeled "Democratic Senate" and "Democratic House" toward a plow labeled "Tariff Reform Pledges"; Uncle Sam is leaning ... More
Illustration shows a baseball player sitting on one end of a seesaw labeled "1912" and a man labeled "The Politician" being bounced around on the other end, causing him to lose his top hat and papers; standing ... More
Illustration shows a playing card for the Queen of Hearts with the face of a woman, possibly Evelyn Nesbit Thaw, who is holding in her hands a man wearing a tuxedo and top hat. Illus. in: Puck, v. 75, no. 1934... More
Illustration shows a vignette cartoon with a scene in the grandstands during the world series at center; vignettes show baseball fans watching a game, eating hot dogs, and baseball players showing the different... More