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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.

Poor old England endeavoring to reclaim his wicked American children

Poor old England endeavoring to reclaim his wicked American children

Print shows England as an old man with wooden leg and crutch tugging on strings hooked onto the noses of five American men across a divide labeled "The Atlantic Ocean"; the men resist, shoot pellets at, and tau... more

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."

Veduta di S. Eustachio / N. Matraini del. ; J. Ottaviani inc.

Veduta di S. Eustachio / N. Matraini del. ; J. Ottaviani inc.

Print shows a distant view of Oranjestad on Saint Eustatius in the Netherlands Antilles, with many ships in the foreground.

A view of Louisbourg from the north east

A view of Louisbourg from the north east

Print shows a distant view of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia.

From an actual survey made by Nichos. Scull surveyor of the province of Pensylvania [sic] / engraved by L. Jackson.

From an actual survey made by Nichos. Scull surveyor of the province o...

Print shows title ornament on a map with a Continental soldier standing next to a wall which bears title inscription and forms the base for two broken pillars, his left arm is pointing to the right.

New York, with the entrance of the North and East rivers

New York, with the entrance of the North and East rivers

Print shows distant view of New York City at the confluence of the North and East rivers.

A map of the inhabited part of Canada ... with the frontiers of New York and New England ... by Claude Joseph Sauthier / engraved by Wm. Faden, 1777.

A map of the inhabited part of Canada ... with the frontiers of New Yo...

Cartouche showing Englishmen trading with Natives in a wilderness setting.

[Views from offshore of the New England coastline and islands at the entrance to Boston Harbor]

[Views from offshore of the New England coastline and islands at the e...

Prints show distant views of Castle Island and Governor's Island in Boston Harbor, hills along the southeast coast of Maine, and the entrance to Boston Harbor.

Carte detaillée des possessions Angloises dans l'Amerique Septentrionale ... / E. Voysard sc.

Carte detaillée des possessions Angloises dans l'Amerique Septentriona...

Print shows a cartouche on a map with man leaning on a cannon against a backdrop of flags and banners.

[Cliffs at Saint Mary Bay, Nova Scotia]

[Cliffs at Saint Mary Bay, Nova Scotia]

Prints show a ship approaching cliffs on the right, passing between cliffs at entrance of the "Grand Passage," and passing cliffs on the left, at Saint Mary Bay, Nova Scotia.

The province of New Jersey, divided into east and west, commonly called the Jerseys / engraved & published by Wm. Faden.

The province of New Jersey, divided into east and west, commonly calle...

Print shows a cartouche of a New Jersey scene of trees, a fox, and a farm in the background.

George Washington, Esq'r. - Americanischer generalissimus

George Washington, Esq'r. - Americanischer generalissimus

Print shows George Washington, half-length portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform and holding sword in right hand.

Quebec

Quebec

Print shows bird's-eye view of the city of Québec. Includes legend at top identifying prominent buildings.

Nouvelle carte de la Province de Quebec ...

Nouvelle carte de la Province de Quebec ...

Cartouche showing a mountain landscape in Québec.

The Englishman in Paris

The Englishman in Paris

Print shows an Englishman, only recently arrived, still wearing his hat, standing just inside the entrance of the home of a Frenchman at dinner time. He is eating the goose which he has taken off the serving pl... more

Der Siegende Engelan̈der und der Streitende Americaner Welches sich den 19. Sept: Anno. 1777 ... / J.M.P. sc. ; J.M. Probst exc. A.P.

Der Siegende Engelan̈der und der Streitende Americaner Welches sich de...

Print shows a military officer, probably British, standing before two Natives, representing America, wearing feathered skirts and headdresses, gesturing to a raging naval battle and bombardment of a fort; to th... more

Pensylvania Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad fluvium Delaware in America sitis, ... / Tob. Conr. Lotter, sculps Aug. V.

Pensylvania Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad fluvium Delawar...

Print shows cartouche and ornament in upper left corner of map; Natives bring fish and furs to a man in European dress.

George the IIId, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland / Pollard sculpt.

George the IIId, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland / Pollard s...

Print shows King George III, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile, wearing armor and a laurel wreath; in oval.

General Arnold

General Arnold

Benedict Arnold, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in oval.

General Burgoyne / Pollard sc.

General Burgoyne / Pollard sc.

General John Burgoyne, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left; in medallion.

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.

E of Chatham

E of Chatham

Print shows William Pitt, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile; in oval with allegorical scene in lower foreground showing Britannia seated, leaning against her shield, an owl and caduceus on the ground i... more

Hugh, Earl Percy

Hugh, Earl Percy

Print shows Hugh Percy, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; medallion on pedestal with nameplate.

Admiral Keppel

Admiral Keppel

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

Robert Rogers - commandeur der Americaner

Robert Rogers - commandeur der Americaner

Print shows Robert Rogers, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing slightly left, with musket nestled in crook of left elbow, and Native American standing in the background.

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys on the 16 Augst. 1776 / engrav'd from the original picture by S. Serres from a sketch of Sir James Wallace's.

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys...

Print shows American ships attacking the British warships Phoenix and Rose on the Hudson River in New York.

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.

Charles Lee Esq'r. - Americanischer general-major

Charles Lee Esq'r. - Americanischer general-major

Print shows Charles Lee, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, facing left; in oval.

Review of the York Regiment / P. Canon delt. ; T. Parson sct.

Review of the York Regiment / P. Canon delt. ; T. Parson sct.

Print shows William Markham, Archbishop of York speaking to Britannia while gesturing toward British troops wearing clerical bands and low-brimmed hats, he says, "Madam a noble Corps, True and Staunch Friends t... more

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.

The closet / Bute invt. ; Germaine ext. ; Mansfield sculpt.

The closet / Bute invt. ; Germaine ext. ; Mansfield sculpt.

Print shows in vignette, top right, George III in his secret chamber, "the closet", with Lord Bute, to whom the Devil whispers, Lord Germain, and Lord Mansfield; on the bottom right, a man holds a pistol to his... more

Der Americanische Gener: Arnold

Der Americanische Gener: Arnold

Benedict Arnold, half-length portrait, facing right, wearing military uniform; in oval frame.

The Hon[ora]ble S[i]r Wm. Howe, Knight of the Bath and commander in chief of his magesty's forces in America / Corbutt, delin; se bend chez J.M. Will, à Augsbourg.

The Hon[ora]ble S[i]r Wm. Howe, Knight of the Bath and commander in ch...

Print shows Sir William Howe, three-quarter length portrait, in uniform.

Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778, together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware.

Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences...

Scale ca. 1:14,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. "To the Honble. Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces within the colonies laying ... more

Campagne du Vice-Amiral [sic] Cte. d'Estaing en Amêrique, commandant une escadre de 12 vaisseaux de 4 fregattes, sortie de Toulon le 13 avril 1778

Campagne du Vice-Amiral [sic] Cte. d'Estaing en Amêrique, commandant u...

Campaign in America of Vice-Admiral Count D'Estaing, commanding a squadron of 12 vessels and 4 frigates which left Toulon, April 13, 1778, during the revolution. The squadron gaining entrance to the Bay of Rhod... more

Major general John Sullivan

Major general John Sullivan

Print shows John Sullivan, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing right, holding spear in right hand, left hand on hip.

The tea-tax-tempest, or the Anglo-American revolution

The tea-tax-tempest, or the Anglo-American revolution

A satire expressing a Continental European view of the American Revolution, showing Father Time using a magic lantern to project the image of a teapot exploding among frightened British troops as American troop... more

A view in America in 1778 / MD sc.

A view in America in 1778 / MD sc.

Print shows an African man lying on the ground, wounded by cannon shot, over him are standing several men, on the left is a congressman clearly suffering from a visual disorder (strabismus or walleye and also, ... more

[Wegens de staat der Engelsche natie, in't jaar 1778]

[Wegens de staat der Engelsche natie, in't jaar 1778]

Cartoon shows America (represented by a man with feathered cap) cutting the horns off a cow (representing British commerce) which is being milked by a Dutchman, two men (representing France and Spain) are stand... 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.

David Wooster, Esqr. - commandr beÿ der provincal armee in America

David Wooster, Esqr. - commandr beÿ der provincal armee in America

Print shows David Wooster, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing left, holding pike in right hand.

Gen'l. George Washington

Gen'l. George Washington

Print shows George Washington, half-length portrait, facing right, wearing military uniform; framed medallion on pedestal with nameplate.

General Howe

General Howe

Print shows William Howe, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing slightly right, in oval.

Mappa totius mundi / Mattheaus Albrecht Lotter sculpsit Aug. V.

Mappa totius mundi / Mattheaus Albrecht Lotter sculpsit Aug. V.

Print shows title ornamentation with four female figures representating the four continents, America as a Native wearing a skirt made of feathers and a feather headdress.

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

The olive rejectd or the Yankees revenge

The olive rejectd or the Yankees revenge

Print shows a representative of the British crown in America for peace negotiations (identified in the text as Edmund Burke, though possibly Lord North), he is wearing a crown with olive branch on his head and ... more

Le tombeau de Voltaire / L.V. inv. ; C.M. sculp.

Le tombeau de Voltaire / L.V. inv. ; C.M. sculp.

Print shows the continents of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America personified, respectively, as d'Alembert, Catherine II, Prince Oronoco, and Benjamin Franklin; they are about to honor the tomb of Voltaire when t... more

Accurata delineatio celeberrimæ regionis Ludovicianæ vel Gallice Louisiane oł. Canadæ et Floridæ adpellatione in Septemtrionali America ... / Gottfri Rogg del. ; M. Rhein sc.

Accurata delineatio celeberrimæ regionis Ludovicianæ vel Gallice Louis...

Print shows in a cartouche a semi-nude female figure standing on a winged orb which rests on a pedestal bearing the title inscription. She holds to her right a cornucopia from which spills coins; on the left si... more

An extraordinary, gazette, or the, disappointed politicians

An extraordinary, gazette, or the, disappointed politicians

Print shows a group of British politicians sitting and standing around a table in a public house or club reading the latest news of a dispatch from General Henry Clinton possibly referring to his evacuation of ... more

La folie des deux partis, où vue politique de l'etat et de la nation Anglaise, avec les senateurs en personnes

La folie des deux partis, où vue politique de l'etat et de la nation A...

Print shows a wagon, driven by Lord Bute, mired in the mud, and several men, including an Anglican bishop, pushing the cart which is drawn by five mules labeled Weymouth, Richmond, Senechal, Germain, and North,... more

Commodore Hopkins - commandeur en chef der Amerj: flotte

Commodore Hopkins - commandeur en chef der Amerj: flotte

Print shows Esek Hopkins, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing front, with sword drawn during naval engagement.

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

A view taken from the entrance of Louisbourg harbour

A view taken from the entrance of Louisbourg harbour

Print shows a small island at the entrance to the harbor at Louisbourg, Nova Scotia.

Horatio Gates Esqr., major general of the American forces

Horatio Gates Esqr., major general of the American forces

Print shows Horatio Gates, three-quarter length portrait, facing left, wearing uniform, standing at table in tent, with tents and a flag with horizontal stripes in the background.

Admiral Byron

Admiral Byron

John Byron, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, in medallion.

Israel Putnam, Esq'r. - general-major der Americaners

Israel Putnam, Esq'r. - general-major der Americaners

Print shows Israel Putnam, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing slightly right, leaning on unseen object.

Recens edita totius Novi Belgii, in America Septentrionali ... Neu Jorck sive Neu Amsterdam / / Tob. Conr. Lotteri.

Recens edita totius Novi Belgii, in America Septentrionali ... Neu Jor...

Print shows cartouche and ornament on map of the eastern seaboard of America; a procession of suppliants bearing gifts to present to a seated figure, possibly George III, also shows a bird's-eye view of New Yor... more

Carte du théatre de la guerre entre les anglais et les Américains / dressée ... par M. Brion de la Tour.

Carte du théatre de la guerre entre les anglais et les Américains / dr...

Print shows cartouche with a Native wearing feathered headdress and skirt reclining against wall which bears title inscription; flags, banners, and shield on his right, trees in the background.

Mr. Trade & family or the state of ye nation / St--t, B--rn--d, & Co. origt. ; G--rm--e, N--h & Co. excr.

Mr. Trade & family or the state of ye nation / St--t, B--rn--d, & Co. ...

Print shows a ragged family driven to poverty probably through the policies and actions of the Earl of Bute, George Germain, and Lord North, with some able assistence by former Massachusetts governor Francis Be... 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.

[Views from offshore of Sable Island, Nova Scotia, with ships passing near shore]

[Views from offshore of Sable Island, Nova Scotia, with ships passing ...

Prints show distant views of Sable Island, Nova Scotia.

[Views from offshore of islands, cliffs, and capes in the Bay of Fundy]

[Views from offshore of islands, cliffs, and capes in the Bay of Fundy...

Prints show distant views of Isle Haute and cliffs at the Chignecto Isthmus, the Minas Basin, Cape Blowmedown, and Cape Split, Nova Scotia, with ships passing in the foreground.

[A farm at Egmont harbor, Prince Edward Island]

[A farm at Egmont harbor, Prince Edward Island]

Print shows a farm on Prince Edward Island at Egmont Harbor; detail of insert from chart of Egmont Harbor.

[Egmont harbor - a distant view, Prince Edward Island]

[Egmont harbor - a distant view, Prince Edward Island]

Print showing a distant view of Egmont Harbor, Prince Edward Island, from chart of Egmont Harbor.

The political raree-show: or a picture of parties and politics, during and at the close of the last session of Parliament, June 1779

The political raree-show: or a picture of parties and politics, during...

Print shows a man directing a boy to view a peepshow of events and actions of the British government, as well as international affairs involving England. The peepshow presents 12 views in three columns; number ... more

Elevation of a truck-carriage [and] plan of a truck carriage

Elevation of a truck-carriage [and] plan of a truck carriage

Print shows two views of a "Truck carriage."

[Tools necessary to prove and load guns]

[Tools necessary to prove and load guns]

Print shows various tools used in loading and firing cannons, and views of wheels and axels for cannons.