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A front view of the lines taken from the advanced post near Browns house

A front view of the lines taken from the advanced post near Browns hou...

Print shows two cheval-de-frise and two buildings in the middle distance.

Charles Lee, Esq'r. - major general of the Continental Army in America / Thomlinson pinxt.

Charles Lee, Esq'r. - major general of the Continental Army in America...

Print shows Charles Lee, three-quarter length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing slightly left, gesturing with right hand, cannon firing in the background next to flag "An Appeal to Heaven."

The Scotch Butchery, Boston, 1775

The Scotch Butchery, Boston, 1775

Print shows Lords Bute and Mansfield conferring, to their right stands Simon Fraser and Lord Wedderburn, "Deputies" to the aforenamed. On the far right are soldiers wearing Highland dress (of the 71st Regiment ... more

[Liberty triumphs over Tyranny] / Isaac Taylor del et sculp.

[Liberty triumphs over Tyranny] / Isaac Taylor del et sculp.

Print shows a female figure holding staff topped with liberty cap, representing Liberty, standing over Tyranny in a pastoral setting.

A view of Boston from Dorchester Neck / Wm. Pierre delin.

A view of Boston from Dorchester Neck / Wm. Pierre delin.

Print shows view across harbor of Boston from Dorchester, Massachusetts.

Boston from Willis Creek / Wm. Pierre delin.

Boston from Willis Creek / Wm. Pierre delin.

Print shows distant view of Boston from across river.

Israel Putnam, Esq'r. - major general of the Connecticut forces, and commander in chief at the engagement on Bunckers-Hill near Boston, 17 June 1775 / J. Wilkinson pinxt.

Israel Putnam, Esq'r. - major general of the Connecticut forces, and c...

Print shows Israel Putnam, three-quarter length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing slightly right, with right arm resting on the barrel of a cannon, cannons firing in the background.

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

Common sense; addressed to the inhabitants of America, on the following interesting subjects
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.

Plan of the city of New York, in North America: surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767

Plan of the city of New York, in North America: surveyed in the years ...

Cartouche showing allegorical scene with an English trader standing on the shore among barrels and bundles of merchandise and a Native wearing feathered headdress and skirt standing among barrels.

Chandelier, is a wooden frame, whereon are laid fascines or faggots, to cover the workmen while carrying on the approaches

Chandelier, is a wooden frame, whereon are laid fascines or faggots, t...

Print shows a wooden apparatus for protecting men while digging during siege operations.

America, fig. 60 / EM.

America, fig. 60 / EM.

Print shows a female figure representing America, she wears a feathered headdress, holds a bow and arrows, and is depicted with a lizard at her feet and a deer in the background.

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.

The death of Warren / M inv. ; Norman sc.

The death of Warren / M inv. ; Norman sc.

Print shows Joseph Warren on bended knee, right hand over chest, left hand on rifle for support, after being mortally wounded during the battle of Bunker Hill, three soldiers stand nearby.

Prospect von Quebec

Prospect von Quebec

Print shows bird's-eye view of the city of Québec.

Hurdles, or clayes, made of branches or twigs, closely nterwoven, are about five or six feet long, and three, or three and a half broad

Hurdles, or clayes, made of branches or twigs, closely nterwoven, are ...

Print shows the fence-like construction of a hurdle.

Guerritte, a fort or small tower of stone or wood, on the point of a bastion, or on the angles of the shoulder, to hold a sentry
Cheveaux de-frize, large joints or beams, stuck full of wooden pins, armed with iron, to stop breaches, or to secure a passage of a camp against the enemy's cavalry

Cheveaux de-frize, large joints or beams, stuck full of wooden pins, a...

Print shows a wooden barricade for defending against a cavalry charge.

George Washington, Esq'r. - general and commander in chief of the Continental Army in America / done from an original, drawn from the life by Alex'r. Campbell, of Williamsburgh in Virginia ; Ioh. Martin Will excud. Aug. Vind.

George Washington, Esq'r. - general and commander in chief of the Cont...

Print shows George Washington, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right, wearing military uniform, gesturing with right hand toward battle in background.

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

Petard, a brass pot fixed upon a strong square plank, which has an iron hook to fix it against a gate or palisades

Petard, a brass pot fixed upon a strong square plank, which has an iro...

Print shows a bomb-like device used to blow apart doors or gates.

The attack on the fort on Sulivan's Island the 28 June 1776 / painted by Henry Gray.

The attack on the fort on Sulivan's Island the 28 June 1776 / painted ...

Drawing shows British ships firing on Fort Sullivan on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina.

[A Tory and a patriot wrestle for a pine tree banner while an Native watches] / Patas sculp.

[A Tory and a patriot wrestle for a pine tree banner while an Native w...

Print shows a cartouche on a map with Loyalist attempting to replace a banner displaying a pine tree and topped with a liberty cap signifying America with a banner bearing the British lion; the patriot raises a... more

The entrance of the River St. John

The entrance of the River St. John

Print shows ship in the foreground at the entrance to Saint John River, New Brunswick, with two islands identified, on the right, "A. Partridge Island N.E.b.N. 7 leagues distant" and left of center, "B. Meogenes Island."

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

Plain truth; addressed to the inhabitants of America, containing, remarks on a late pamphlet, entitled Common sense: ... / written by Candidus.

Plain truth; addressed to the inhabitants of America, containing, rema...

Title page from published response to Thomas Paine's Common Sense.

America pois'd in the balance of justice

America pois'd in the balance of justice

Print shows two despondent women, possibly Britannia and America, reclining on a cliff in the rugged landscape of the new world, behind them, ships sailing toward the horizon pass a burning city, and two gods, ... more

Bunkers Hill or America's head dress

Bunkers Hill or America's head dress

Print shows a half-length portrait of a woman, right profile, with exaggerated coiffure supporting three redoubts with infantry and artillery firing at close range, tents, an artillery train, and a sea battle i... more

David Wooster, Esq'r. - commander in chief of the Provincial Army against Quebec

David Wooster, Esq'r. - commander in chief of the Provincial Army agai...

Print shows David Wooster, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing military uniform, holding pike in right hand, left hand resting on cannon.

The wise men of Gotham and their goose

The wise men of Gotham and their goose

Print shows Lord Bute, with sword raised, about to cut the head off the goose "who laid each day an egg of gold" representing British policies toward the American colonies. A corpulant bishop is sitting in the ... more

Richtige ubbildung der bon den Americanischen probinzialisten belagerten und wiedereroberten Hauptstadt und festung Boston in America

Richtige ubbildung der bon den Americanischen probinzialisten belagert...

Print shows the British evacuation of Boston, Massachusetts, on March 17, 1776.

Protestants, remember the massacre of St. Bartholemews in Paris, & the burning of martyrs in Smithfield

Protestants, remember the massacre of St. Bartholemews in Paris, & the...

Print shows a British minister handing a copy of the Québec Act to a kneeling bishop, George III is standing to the left, next to him is Lord Bute, with another minister and other clergymen completing the audie... more

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

Mechios River near the mills A sketch of Mechios mills.

Mechios River near the mills A sketch of Mechios mills.

Prints show the Machias River along the coast of Maine and the mills (under construction) on the river.

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

Print shows a female figure as the Mud Island fortress, Fort Mifflin, with two flags on her bonnet, astride a cannon firing on the British warship "Isis"; also show the "Somerset", "Roebuck", "Eagle", and the "... more

The conference between the brothers how to get rich

The conference between the brothers how to get rich

Print shows Admiral Richard Howe and General William Howe seated at a table discussing how to profit from the war in America. The Devil stands between them and answers their question, "... [H]ow shall we get ri... more

A view from Paulushook of Horsimus on the Jersey shore and part of York Island

A view from Paulushook of Horsimus on the Jersey shore and part of Yor...

Drawing shows men cutting branches off trees and using stumps for a fence at the edge of a meadow with crops growing on the right, view of the bay in the background, showing the Jersey shore and York Island.

A view of Quebec from the south east

A view of Quebec from the south east

Print shows bird's-eye view of the city of Québec, with two ships in the foreground.

The entrance of Havannah, from within the harbour

The entrance of Havannah, from within the harbour

Print shows ship in the foreground in the channel at the entrance to Havana, seen at left behind wall.

Caduta di Niagara / G.M.T. fc. 1777.

Caduta di Niagara / G.M.T. fc. 1777.

Print shows a man standing on a rock in the foreground looking at the falls at Niagara.

Chi mi vela é in periglio e chi mi svel / C. Coltellini pinx. ; Gio. Lapi scul.

Chi mi vela é in periglio e chi mi svel / C. Coltellini pinx. ; Gio. L...

Print shows title page illustration, an allegorical scene with naked female figure reclining in pastoral setting with two cherubs, admiring herself in a mirror.